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  • All fields: San Gabriel River Valley (Calif.)
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    • Wheeler scrapbook 2, page 325

    • Baldwin, Cyrus Grandison; Carroll, Lewis, 1832-1898; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Complaint letters; Dams; Electric industries; Electric utilities; Engineers; Exhibitions; History-Societies, etc; Horsepower; Hydroelectric power plants;...
    • Page is titled: "the Pirates of Pomona." Photographs, letters, and newspaper clippings describe the history of the San Antonio power plant: the first long distance generator of electricity by water. Materials include the wrong attribution of the...
    • 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 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 321

    • Businessmen-Taxation; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Debts, Public; Geological Survey (U.S.); Tax evasion; Politicians; Pomona College (Claremont, Calif.); Pomona College (Claremont, Calif.). Holmes Hall; Ranchers; Real property and taxation;...
    • Collection of articles describes Los Angeles County's real estate value increase and provides comparative values from other counties in the state of California. First article, however, reports property tax evasion by large businessmen and...
    • 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 303

    • Architecture-Mutilation, defacement, etc.; Boundary disputes; Camping; Canyons; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Forest rangers; Judges; Pomona College (Claremont, Calif.); Public prosecutors; Scrapbook journaling; Trials; Water utilities
    • A series of articles recount the legal battle over the rights to a road leading to San Antonio Canyon. Articles present a list of accounts through newspaper clippings which detail arrests, filed suits, and destruction of private property.
    • 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 318

    • Advertising, Newspaper; American Tree Association; Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company; Beet sugar industry; California; Church services; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Daughters of the American Revolution; Franciscans; Frontier...
    • Various articles relate a wedding in the Palomares and Soto family, the historical significance of a Pomona live oak tree, and a notable railroad accident in San Dimas.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 2, page 323

    • Advertising; Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Golf Tournaments; Golfers; High school buildings; Lemon trade; Newspapers; Obituaries; Orange industry; Pacific Electric Railway Company;...
    • Articles relate to the beauty and popularity of Pomona through articles and photographs. Also includes an obituary of a Pomona resident.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 2, page 309

    • Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company; Bichowsky, Emmo C.; Billheimer, John S.; Business enterprises; Camps; Canyons; Citrus fruit industry; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Electric railroads-Rails; Engineers; Gates, George Augustus;...
    • Entitled "coming of the Pacific Electric," collection of articles present the various aspects that went into the construction of a Pacific Railway line through Southern California. Includes responses by cities affected and the business deals formed...
    • 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 309-2

    • Bichowsky, Emmo C.; Billheimer, John S.; Business enterprises; Citrus fruit industry; College presidents; Dole, James Albert; Duvall, Oliver Harvey; Electric railroads-Rails; Engineers; Gates, George Augustus; Hart, Elmer W.; Huntington, Henry...
    • Page contains Frank Wheeler's personal retelling of the Pacific Electric Railway's development in Southern California and photographs of notable men, including railroad magnate Henry Edwards Huntington.
    • 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 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 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...

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