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    • Wheeler scrapbook 3, page 402

    • Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company; Church buildings; City maps; Country clubs; Golf; Hotels; Lakes; Land grants; Land grants-California; Maps; Nazarene University; Ostrich farms; Parks; Public buildings; Real property; Real...
    • Page contains two maps. First map shows Pasadena and its surrounding areas. Second map shows properties in Altadena Knoll.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 3, page 403

    • Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company; Boards of trade; City maps; Fire stations; Foothill Boulevard (Claremont, Calif.); Hill, Merton Earle; Land grants; Land grants-California; Land subdivision; Land tenure; Libraries; Maps; Pacific...
    • Page contains a folded map of Upland addressed to Frank Wheeler from the Upland Chamber of Commerce.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 2, page 126

    • Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company; Automobiles; Automobiles-Societies, etc.; Caricatures and cartoons; Census; Clerks; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Committees; Geer, Francis Heman; Marshals; Mayors; Motorcycles; Photographs;...
    • Titled "the shame of Claremont (1912)," page shows a collection of newspaper clippings and a multiple-city survey on increased police activity in giving multiple speeding tickets to Claremont citizens. Focuses particularly on the influence of...
    • Wheeler scrapbook 2, page 125-1

    • Census; Civil service Salaries, etc.; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Committees; Municipal bonds; Municipal incorporation; Public meetings; Public officers; Roads Design and construction; Seaver, Carlton; Small cities; Taxation; Trusts and...
    • Title in full states: "Absurdity of Claremont incorporation. City Government for Claremont will mean heavy taxation--what is to be gained--incorporation will create perpetual discord--final appeal to voters." Article is a submitted plea to...
    • 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 3, page 420, loose materials

    • Abernethy, Martin; Advertising; American Legion of California; Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company; Athletic fields; Banks and banking; Belcher, Harry T.; Betterments; Boards of trade; Bonds; Brooks, Raymond C.; Business enterprises;...
    • Materials laid on top of, but not affixed to, page 420 consist of four Claremont maps. First map, created by Frank Wheeler, has two sides and gives a detailed description of Claremont and its qualities on back. Last map shows Claremont in 1897.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 2, page 331

    • Agriculture; Alvarado, Juan Bautista, 1809-1882; Animals, Fossil; Antiquities; Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company; Banks and banking; Baptists; Barnes, E.; Bible. O.T.; Bixby, L. H.; Boards of trade; Church buildings; Church of the...
    • Page contains articles on activities in La Verne, particularly its union with the city of Lordsburg and a fight between citrus growers and the California Citrus Union. Also contains articles on various archeological finds in Claremont and Lordsburg
    • Wheeler scrapbook 3, page 337, loose materials

    • Afflerbaugh, Clinton B.; Agriculture; Arbuthnot, Daniel G.; Architecture--Conservation and restoration; Architecture, Domestic; Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company; Bank of America; Bertonneau, Arnold J.; Birthday parties; Boards of...
    • Materials laid on top of, but not affixed to, page 337 consist of predominantly maps of areas in Claremont, La Verne, San Dimas, and Pomona. Also includes correspondences between Frank Wheeler and various individuals.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 3, page 337

    • Aqueducts; Beecher, Henry Ward, 1813-1887; Bible. N.T. James; Boards of trade; Chandler, Harry, 1864-1944; Clergy; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Congregational churches; Dams; Engineers; Flood control; Flood damage; Flood damage prevention;...
    • Two articles describe construction plans for water conservation and flood control in the Pomona and San Gabriel Valley.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 3, page 376, loose materials

    • Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company; Basins (Geology); Canyons; Deserts; Forest reserves; Game reserves; Geological Survey (U.S.); Indian reservations; Johnson, Cassius C.; Land grants; Land grants-California; Land tenure; Letters;...
    • Materials laid on top of, but not affixed to, page 376 consist of Claremont block maps, correspondences with the Los Angeles County Assessor's Office, and maps of the San Gabriel Valley.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 2, page 109-2

    • Children; Children's clothing; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Clothing and dress-China; Fisk, Helen G. (Helen Graves), 1895-1986; Flagpoles; Girls; Horses; Landscape and garden; Men's clothing; Patten, Herbert; Photographs; Portraits; Public...
    • Various photographs of people, including a young Helen Graves Fisk. In addition, are two pictures of Claremont Grammar School (now Sycamore Elementary School), circa 1938.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 3, page 370

    • Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company; Business enterprises; California State Prison at San Quentin; Church buildings; Claremont (Calif.)-Maps; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); College buildings; Hotels; Land grants; Land...
    • Page contains maps and a newspaper article on real estate additions to Claremont. Maps contain information on the land for purchase. News article gives more information on one of the advertised areas.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 2, page 132

    • Advertising; Amherst College; Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company; Bachelor of arts degree; Bachelor of liberal studies; Banks and Banking; Bowdoin College; Business enterprises; Cafes; Church buildings; Climate; Cogswell, Franklin;...
    • Page contains an extensively detailed booklet on Claremont and Pomona College as well as pictures of important Claremont landmarks and photographs of Horace A. Powell.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 2, page 124

    • Automobiles; Bonds; Book clubs (Discussion groups); Business enterprises; City council members; City halls; Clerks; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); College teachers; Cree, Ira J.; Farmhouses; Frontier and pioneer life; Fuelbreaks; Gale,...
    • Three newspaper articles highlight the early history of Claremont and Palmer Canyon. Four photographs focus on Warren Gale and his goat farm. The goats were utilized in government clearing of firebreaks, now called fuelbreaks.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 2, page 333, verso

    • Alvarado, Juan Bautista, 1809-1882; Architecture, Domestic; Carrion, Saturino; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Dams; Famines; Fruit growers; Irrigation; Land grants-California; Mortgages; Obituaries; Palomares, Ignacio; Photographs; Ranchers;...
    • Reverse page contains an obituary, photograph, and short histories on the Carrions and the land grant they received from Ignacio Palomares and Ricardo Vejar.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 2, page 309-1, Pacific Electric Railway map and table

    • Charts, diagrams, etc.; Electric railroads-Rails; Engineers; Huntington, Henry Edwards, 1850-1927; Maps; Pacific Electric Railway Company; Scrapbook journaling; Street-railroads
    • Map of the Pacific Electric Railway lines in Southern California, particularly from cities below the San Gabriel Mountains to Newport Beach. Highlighted are routes proposed by Henry Edwards Huntington and the final route built by Pacific Electric.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 2, page 119

    • Architecture, Domestic; Citrus fruit industry; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Dwellings; Hikers; Horses; Frontier and pioneer life; Gold mines and mining; Landscape and garden; Landscape photography; Miners; Parade floats; Photographs;...
    • Two photographs and a newspaper clipping on development and hiker expeditions in the mountain ranges near Claremont, particularly the San Antonio Canyon. Also includes landscape photographs from residences on Foothill Boulevard and a photograph of...
    • Wheeler scrapbook 3, page 339

    • American LaFrance (Firm); Automobiles; Belcher, Harry T.; Boards of trade; Brackett, Frank Parkhurst, b. 1865; Brooks, John Tinley; Business enterprises; Church buildings; Church membership; Church officers; Citrus fruit industry; City council...
    • Collection of articles titled "Know your own city" continues a detailed history of Claremont's development. Set of articles focus on municipal departments, church history, and Claremont's incorporation.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 2, page 128

    • Automobiles-Societies, etc.; Blaisdell, James Arnold, 1867-1957; Boy Scouts; Claremont Colleges; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); College presidents; Engineers; Foothill Boulevard (Claremont, Calif.); Glee clubs; Griswold, George C.; Landscape...
    • Articles cover the opening of the recently-completed Foothill Boulevard and the multi-city celebration in its honor. Relates various details about the physical design of the road itself. Emphasizes Frank Wheeler's historical connection to the...

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