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    • Wheeler scrapbook 2, page 130

    • Airplanes; Architecture, Domestic; Automobiles; Banks and banking; Bells; Brackett, Frank Parkhurst, b. 1865; Business enterprises; Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908; College teachers; Duvall, Oliver Harvey; Dwellings; Eastman Kodak Company; Electrical...
    • Articles recount tales by older members of Claremont community who were active in the founding and modernizing of the city. Focuses on college faculty, the general neighborhood, the first Claremont store, and establishment of the city's water...
    • Wheeler scrapbook 2, page 106

    • Architecture, Domestic; Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company; Biography; Business enterprises; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Congregational Church (Claremont, Calif.); Obituaries; Palmer, Frank L.; Photographs; Portraits;...
    • Collection of obituaries, biographies, and photographs of Frank L. Palmer and Lewis Nathaniel Smith. Includes photograph of Mrs. Lewis Nathaniel Smith.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 2, page 101

    • Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Founding; Frontier and pioneer life; Garner, Herman H.; Gold; Horse-drawn vehicles; Land settlement; Landscape and garden; Letters; Martin, William T.; Mexicans; Mormons; Parties; Photographs; Portraits, Group;...
    • Captioned "Early history of Claremont by H. A. Palmer," page includes a collection of articles and short pieces on the history of El Alisal and Claremont's development.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 2, page 123

    • Airplanes; Architecture, Domestic; Archives; Beekeepers; Botany; Brackett, Frank Parkhurst, b. 1865; Citrus fruit industry; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Dwellings; El Alisal (Claremont, Calif.); Flood damage; Flood damage prevention;...
    • Articles cover William T. Martin, Claremont's first American settler, as well as the early history of Claremont floods and flood damage. Other pieces describe the unique history of specific areas in early Claremont including Palmer Canyon, El...
    • Wheeler scrapbook 2, page 302

    • Adams, John S.; Advertising, Newspaper; Artesian wells; Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company; Bartlett, William Henry; Basins (Geology); Camp, John Bradford; Christian Churches (Disciples of Christ); Citrus fruit industry; Clippings...
    • A collection of articles which focus on water use and reuse in the Pomona Valley area. Most articles focus on water well use in particular cities, specifically usage by water companies, ranchers, and citrus growers. Last article relates a...
    • Wheeler scrapbook 2, page 333

    • Carrion, Saturino; Citrus fruit industry; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Corporate treasurers; Dams; Electric railroads-Rails; Engineers; Executives; Foreign workers, Chinese; Forest rangers; Fruit growers; Geological Survey (U.S.); Hart,...
    • Page chronicles plans by the San Jose Mutual Irrigation Company to irrigate the San Gabriel Valley. Clippings detail the history of the project, construction plans, responses by affected cities, and the project's conclusion. Also contains the...
    • Wheeler scrapbook 2, page 317

    • Actions and defenses; Aqueducts; Artesian wells; Auditors; Auditor's reports; Bonds; Boulder Canyon Project (U.S.); Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Currier, Alvan Tyler; Dams; Dikes (Geology); Droughts; Engineers; Financial statements;...
    • Newspaper article and balance sheet detail the activities of the Pomona Valley Protective Association and its work in irrigation and water conservation in Pomona and Southern California.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 3, page 393

    • Claremont (Calif.)-Maps; Cooperative societies; Farms; Irrigation; Land grants; Land grants-California; Land tenure; Maps; Mountains; Ranches; Real property; Real property-California; Rivers; Scrapbook journaling; Seaver, Carlton; Southern Pacific...
    • Page contains a map of Claremont with names of land tracts as well as a map of Pomona Valley's irrigation and pumping plants.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 2, page 111

    • Automobiles; Banks and banking; Business enterprises; Commercial buildings; Dwellings; Horse-drawn vehicles; Irrigation; Men's clothing; Pacific Electric Railway Company; Photographs; Portraits, Group; Printed ephemera; Real estate developers;...
    • Photographs of Claremont's early businesses and business owners. Includes a picture of a well from the Del Monte Irrigation Company and the office of the Pacific Electric Railroad.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 2, page 329a

    • Alcoholism; Carson, Walter Scott; Chinatown (Los Angeles, Calif.); Commercial buildings; Hotels; Irrigation; Jails; Landscape and garden; Mountains; Photographs; Scrapbook journaling; Sheep; Southern Pacific Railroad Company; Springs; Steam;...
    • Collection of photographs relate to early Pomona, its water company, a hotel, and various buildings.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 3, page 374

    • Carson, Walter Scott; Clapp, Stacy W.; Claremont (Calif.)-Maps; Crookshank, David C.; Dentists; Facsimiles; Fruit growers; Irrigation; Land grants; Land grants-California; Land tenure; Maps; Marshals; Palmer, Carolyne H.; Palmer, Edwin T.; Palmer,...
    • Map tracings show properties of Claremont residents with acreage. Two maps contain properties of Pomona Valley residents who were integral to the citrus industry and the area's development.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 2, page 300a

    • Automobiles; Bicycles; Boys; Children; Forest rangers; Girls; Horse-drawn vehicles; Horses; Irrigation; Lakes; Men's clothing; Photographs; Portraits, Group; Snow; Trees; Trolley cars; Women
    • Contains images from the mountains with various people who either pose or are in the middle of activities.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 2, page 307

    • Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company; Baker, Vincent W.; Bear attacks; Camp, John Bradford; Camping-California; Citrus fruit industry; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Cremation; Donkeys; Freemasons; Fruit growers; Fumigation;...
    • A collection of newspaper clippings which relate to the area called Brown's flats and John Bradford Camp, its owner.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 2, page 311

    • Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company; Botany; Camps; Canyons; Citrus fruit industry; Claremont Colleges; Climate; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); College teachers; Congregational churches; Dinosaurs; Droughts; Electric railroads;...
    • Page contains newspaper articles which cover a plethora of subjects in Claremont and Los Angeles. Also contains a booklet which describes the positive qualities of Indian Hill and Claremont.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 3, page 419, verso

    • Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company; Business enterprises; Citrus; Irrigation; Land tenure; Maps; Mountains; Pacific Electric Railway Company; Packing-houses; Parks; Railroad stations; Rivers; Schools; Southern Pacific Railroad Company;...
    • Reverse side of page 419 contains two maps of Fontana. First map shows Fontana's placement in Southern California. Second map shows properties in Fontana to be used for industry. Also on page are two torn fragments. One item is a blueprint fragment...
    • Wheeler scrapbook 2, page 113

    • Architecture, Domestic; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Irrigation; Jencks, George; Landscape and garden; Obituaries; Photographs; Pierce, Himon N.; Pomona College (Claremont, Calif.). Holmes Hall; Portraits; Printed ephemera; Receipts...
    • An obituary on Himon N. Pierce as well as a photograph and newspaper clipping on his work with the Pomona Land and Water Company and Loop-Meserve Water Company. Includes his tax receipts and photographs of various Claremont residences.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 3, page 338, loose materials

    • Advertising; Artesian wells; Business enterprises; California. Supreme Court; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Committees; Flood control; Fruit growers; Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery; Jackson, Helen Hunt, 1830-1885. Ramona;...
    • Materials laid on top of, but not affixed to, page 338 comprise of a map of Garvey, California and two articles on historic court decisions regarding water rights.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 2, page 118

    • Armour, Elmer Eugene; Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company; Avis, Walter Moore; Cahuilla Indians; Citrus fruit industry; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Congregational Church (Claremont, Calif.); Curran, Charles P.; Duvall, Oliver...
    • A booklet and newspaper clipping on the early history of Claremont and Pomona. Both describe the Spanish and Native American occupancy of the area. The booklet contains extensive detail on the creation and expansion of Pomona College.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 2, page 105, verso

    • Business enterprises; Citrus fruit industry; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Obituaries; Palmer, Frank L.; Water conservation
    • The reverse side of page 105 includes an obituary and article on Frank L. Palmer and his contribution to Pomona's citrus industry and water conservation.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 2, page 326

    • Arbuthnot, Daniel G.; Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company; Bartlett, William Henry; Citrus fruit industry; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Crop rotation; Doyle, Patrick W.; Fertilizers; Fires; Fritz, William O.; Fumigation; Hotels;...
    • Page contains an article of citrus grove growing practices of Claremont and nearby districts. Also contains photographs of Pomona in the late nineteenth century.

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