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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 317

    • Actions and defenses; Aqueducts; Artesian wells; Auditors; Auditor's reports; Bonds; Boulder Canyon Project (U.S.); Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Currier, Alvan Tyler; Dams; Dikes (Geology); Droughts; Engineers; Financial statements;...
    • Newspaper article and balance sheet detail the activities of the Pomona Valley Protective Association and its work in irrigation and water conservation in Pomona and Southern California.
    • 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 312-1

    • American review of reviews; California; California Fruit Growers Exchange; Citrus fruit industry; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Doheny, Edward L. (Edward Laurence), 1856-1935; Drury College (Springfield, Mo.); Founding; Harwood, Charles E.;...
    • Newspaper clippings contain a history and photographs of Charles E. Hartwood, the 102 year old president of the Upland Lemon Growers' Association.
    • 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 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 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 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.
    • 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 133

    • Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company; Bicycles; Business enterprises; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Commercial buildings; Foothill Boulevard (Claremont, Calif.); Johnson, Cassius C.; Johnson, James Dixon; Letters to the editor;...
    • Collection of photographs of various storefronts in Claremont. Also contains articles on and pictures of two shovels used in the construction of the Santa Fe railroad through Claremont. Lastly, includes a photograph and obituary of Emmons E....
    • 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 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 3, page 401, loose material, Monrovia map

    • City maps; Engineers; Land grants; Land grants-California; Land tenure; Maps; Public schools; Real property; Real property-California; Sanatoriums; Scrapbook journaling; Street names
    • Map of Monrovia shows tracts of land that make up the city as well as street names, the city park, the Pottenger Sanatorium, and names of local schools. Schools include: Wild Rose Avenue School, Monrovia High School, and Orange Avenue School. Map...
    • 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 37a

    • Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Small cities; Tree planting; Wedding anniversaries; Water; Deans (Education); Baccalaureate addresses; Pomona College (Claremont, Calif.); College students; College teachers; Clergy; Commencement ceremonies;...
    • The Nortons celebrate their fiftieth wedding anniversary with family and friends at a ceremony hosted by the Pomona College class of 1909.
    • 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 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 113

    • Architecture, Domestic; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Irrigation; Jencks, George; Landscape and garden; Obituaries; Photographs; Pierce, Himon N.; Pomona College (Claremont, Calif.). Holmes Hall; Portraits; Printed ephemera; Receipts...
    • An obituary on Himon N. Pierce as well as a photograph and newspaper clipping on his work with the Pomona Land and Water Company and Loop-Meserve Water Company. Includes his tax receipts and photographs of various Claremont residences.
    • 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.

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