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    • Wheeler scrapbook 2, page 122

    • Architecture, Domestic; Bears; Beekeepers; Biography; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Dwellings; Founding; Frontier and pioneer life; Land settlement; Landscape and garden; Letters; Martin, Margaret Mary; Martin, Robert Andrew; Martin, William...
    • Articles and photographs of William T. Martin, the first white settler in Claremont. Includes information on his family, history, and active participation in Claremont and Los Angeles County's development.
    • 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 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 3, page 335

    • Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine for North America; Automobiles; Beekeepers; Boards of trade; Bonds; Brackett, Frank Parkhurst, b. 1865; Burdette, Robert J. (Robert Jones), 1844-1914; Citrus fruit industry; Clippings (Books,...
    • Articles on page report the renovation of Foothill Boulevard and anecdotes about Frank Wheeler's activities.
    • 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 328

    • Adams Express Company; Alvarado, Juan Bautista, 1809-1882; Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine for North America; Apprenticeship programs; Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company; Bible. O.T.; Bixby, Llewellyn; Bridges;...
    • Page contains articles relating to Frank Wheeler's activities and historical speeches. Also includes his obituaries. Last clipping shows image of Ontario's first, mule-driven street car.
    • 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 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 3, page 394, Live Oak Ranch map

    • Civil engineers; Ranchers; Ranches; Real property; Real property-California; Scrapbook journaling; Land grants; Land grants-California; Land tenure; Maps
    • Map of Live Oak Ranch lists owners and acreage. Top of map states that cultivated areas have been colored green, and cultivable areas have been colored yellow. Notable ranch owners include Carlton Seaver and Frank C. Evans.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 3, page 340, Pomona realty board holds successful banquet

    • Alvarado, Juan Bautista, 1809-1882; Bible. O.T.; Camp, John Bradford; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Founding; Frontier and pioneer life; Fryer, James M.; Garthside, Joseph Relton; Land grants-California; Native Americans; Palomares, Ignacio;...
    • Clipping transcribes Frank Wheeler's speech given at the Pomona realty banquet. His speech details the history of the Pomona Valley from early Spanish and Mexican ranchers to when he began his work in real estate.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 2, page 125

    • Census; Citrus fruit industry; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Fire stations; Municipal bonds; Municipal incorporation; Pamphlets; Pomona College (Claremont, Calif.); Public officers; Ranchers; Roads Design and construction; School buildings;...
    • Titled "Private opinions publicly expressed at election time," articles present an array of viewpoints concerning Claremont's upcoming bond election and possible incorporation as a city.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 3, page 342

    • Land tenure; Land grants; Maps; Real property-California; Valuation; Letters; Real estate agents; Diamond Bar (Calif.); Ranches; Railroad tracks
    • Materials relate to Wheeler's inquiries into how certain tracts of land in Claremont and surrounding communities had been subdivided.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 1, page 42

    • Claremont (Calif.)-Maps; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Windmills; Maps; Photographs; Trees; Orange growers; Farmhouses; Reprints; California-History; Spain; Mexico; Land grants-California; Agriculture; Farming; Irrigation; Water; Citrus;...
    • Map of land tracts donated for the use of Pomona College. Page includes photographs, a newspaper clipping, and a short history of the surrounding land.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 3, page 417

    • Alfalfa; Apples; Apricot; Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company; Automobile repair shops; Beans; Beets; Business enterprises; Citrus; Crop insurance; Dairy products industry; Electric utilities; Hotels; Irrigation; Land grants; Land...
    • Page contains a complete map and partial maps of areas in Southern California. Maps mostly highlight the area's agricultural qualities.
    • 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 418

    • Advertising; City maps; Investments; Land grants; Land grants-California; Land tenure; Maps; Pacific Electric Railway Company; Parks; Ranches; Real property; Real property-California; San Diego Securities Company; Scrapbook journaling; Southern...
    • Page contains maps from various areas in Southern California. One map is published by the San Diego Securities Company and shows properties.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 3, page 422, Paved state and county highways in Orange County, California

    • Anaheim Union Water Company; Engineers; Highway departments; Land grants; Land grants-California; Maps; Missions; Mountains; Orange County (Calif.)--Maps; Pacific Electric Railway Company; Ranches; Real property; Real property-California; Road...
    • Map shows highway system, including paved roads, in Orange County. Map includes cities, land tracts, natural landmarks, and surrounding counties. Bottom of map shows soil, oil, and natural gas production in a five year span. Includes map scale and...
    • 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 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.

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