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    • 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 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...
    • 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 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 2, page 135

    • Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company; Baldwin, Cyrus Grandison; Blaisdell, James Arnold, 1867-1957; Brackett, Frank Parkhurst, b. 1865; California-Gold discoveries; Cemeteries; Christian cemeteries; Citrus fruit industry; City halls;...
    • Articles detail the history of Pomona College on its 40th anniversary; a citrus industry landmark; the Claremont school and its time as a city hall and fire station; and the Palomares cemetery, Pomona's oldest graveyard. Also includes a group...
    • 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 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 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 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 114

    • Architecture, Domestic; Boys; Bridges; Camps; Children; Children's clothing; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Dwellings; Floods; Girls; Landscape and garden; Men's clothing; Photographs; Pierce, Himon N.; Portraits, Group; Scrapbook journaling;...
    • Images and article on water and water conservation in the Southern Coastal Basin of California. Also includes a group photograph at Stoddard's Camp in the San Antonio Canyon.
    • 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 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 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 324

    • Agriculture; Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company; Census; Citrus fruit industry; Complaint letters; Congregational Church (Claremont, Calif.); Country clubs; Dates (Fruit); Lemon trade; Letters; Letterheads; Los Angeles County Fair (Los...
    • Entitled, "The Pirates of Pomona," page contains pages from Rand McNally and Company's guide as well as a letter of complaint from Frank Wheeler and its response from the company president.
    • 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 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 396

    • Forest reserves; Johnson, Cassius C.; Land grants; Land grants-California; Land tenure; Maps; Palmer, Edwin T.; Railroad stations; Real property; Real property-California; School districts; Scrapbook journaling; Seaver, Carlton; Southern Pacific...
    • Page contains maps of areas in the Pomona Valley. Maps mostly contain names of land tracts that comprise the cities of Pomona, San Dimas, Lordsburg, La Verne, and Claremont.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 3, page 395, Topography map

    • Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company; Canyons; Forest reserves; Geological surveys; Land grants; Land grants-California; Maps; Mountains; Real property; Real property-California; Southern Pacific Railroad Company
    • Topography map of portion of the San Gabriel Valley shows cities, railroads, timberland reserves, and geological formations.
    • 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 1, page 11a

    • Marston, George White, 1850-1946; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); College bulletin; Letters; Portraits
    • A special issue of the Pomona College Bulletin in honor of George White Marston, on the occasion of his twenty-fifth anniversary as president of the college's Board of Trustees, and a congratulatory letter from Almon T. Richardson.

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