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    • Wheeler scrapbook 2, page 315

    • Allied and Associated Powers (1914-1920); American Legion of California; American Relief Administration; Armistice Day; Below, Otto von, 1857-1944; Brackett, Frank Parkhurst, b. 1865; Byng, Julian Hedworth George Byng, Viscount, 1862-1935; Diaz,...
    • Two articles on World War One. The first article presents portraits of major military leaders as well as detailed descriptions of battles and the context surrounding the war. The second article is a speech by Frank Parkhurst Brackett on the topics...
    • 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 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 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 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 1, page 2

    • Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Photographs; Portraits; Obituaries; Scrapbook journaling; College presidents-Inauguration; Speeches, addresses, etc.; Baldwin, Cyrus Grandison; Bent, Henry Kirke White; Marriage announcements
    • The page contains a magazine clipping and several newspaper clippings covering the life and death of Cyrus G. Baldwin. A portrait of Baldwin is included, as is a portrait of Henry Kirke White Bent.
    • 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 2, page 102a

    • Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Essays; Libraries; Photographs; Pomona College (Claremont, Calif.). Library; Portraits; Speeches, addresses, etc.
    • Two articles written by Willis Holmes Kerr and Albert Daniel Stauffacher and published in the Pomona College Magazine. Kerr writes about the importance of history and the preservation of libraries. Stauffacher's article is his 1934 convocation...
    • 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 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 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 332

    • Architecture, Domestic; Canyons; Children; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Commercial buildings; Drowning victims; Engineers; Fire fighters; Flood control; Flood damage; Floods; Meteorologists; Photographs; Police-United States; Portraits,...
    • Articles report damage inflicted by a large flood and tornados in Los Angeles County. Includes an article on rainfall records broken in the Big Santa Anita Canyon.
    • 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 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 1, page 16

    • Advertising; Boards of trade; City council members; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); College buildings; College students; Horse-drawn vehicles; Municipal incorporation; Newspapers; Pomona College (Claremont, Calif.); Pomona College (Claremont,...
    • Page contains a copy of The Pomona Student from 1889, newspaper clippings regarding the incorporation of Claremont and the ownership of its water company. Also includes are images from Pomona College's campus and student body.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 1, page 26

    • Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); College publications; College teachers; Norton, Edwin Clarence; Death notices; Scrapbook journaling; Photographs; College buildings; Music-halls; Pomona College (Claremont, Calif.); Gymnasiums; Portraits
    • Pages from Pomona College Magazine and a portrait pay tribute to Milton Erastus Churchill. Photos from Pomona College show various parts of the campus.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 2, page 136

    • Blaisdell, James Arnold, 1867-1957; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917; China History Boxer Rebellion, 1899-1901; Church of the Brethren; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Congregational Church (Claremont, Calif.); Cowboys; Doshisha Daigaku; Garner, Herman...
    • Three articles by Lee Shippey on the happenings of Claremont. Includes facts on the famous residents of Pilgrim's Place, a retirement community for missionaries, missionary doctors, and missionary educators. Also recounts personal anecdotes from...
    • Wheeler scrapbook 2, page 218

    • Advertising; American Institute of Electrical Engineers; Baldwin, Cyrus Grandison; Bard, Thomas Robert, 1841-1915; Capital stock; Corporate treasurers; Dole, James Albert; Electric insulators and insulation-Oils; Electric transformers; Electrical...
    • A series of letters, pamphlets, and photographs on the Westinghouse Company's power plant in Pomona. Notes its importance and advancements in electrical engineering, particularly insulation of transformers and long distance transmission of power.
    • 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 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...

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