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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 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 115

    • Biography; Boys; Business enterprises; California Institute of Technology; Children; Children's clothing; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Farms; Gas pipelines; Judges; Letters; Men's clothing; Obituaries; Photographs; Pneumonia; Pomona College...
    • Two obituaries on Edwin J.Whitney, developer of Catalina Island, as well as a portrait and biographical letter on Edwin Squire, a surveyor for various oil companies including Standard Oil. Includes a portrait and history of George E. Hopkins, a...
    • Wheeler scrapbook 1, page 33

    • Congregational Church (Claremont, Calif.); Printed ephemera; Pomona College (Claremont, Calif.); Church anniversaries; Programs; Brackett, Frank Parkhurst, b. 1865; Spalding, Phebe Estelle; Sumner, Charles Burt; Sumner, George Stedman; Norton,...
    • The page focuses on the Claremont Congregational Church, including its construction and one of its pastors.
    • 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 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.
    • 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 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 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 326

    • Arbuthnot, Daniel G.; Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company; Bartlett, William Henry; Citrus fruit industry; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Crop rotation; Doyle, Patrick W.; Fertilizers; Fires; Fritz, William O.; Fumigation; Hotels;...
    • Page contains an article of citrus grove growing practices of Claremont and nearby districts. Also contains photographs of Pomona in the late nineteenth century.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 2, page 305

    • Architecture, Domestic; Architecture-Mutilation, defacement, etc.; Dwellings; Business enterprises; Boundary disputes; Camping; Canyons; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Commercial buildings; Dirt roads; Electric industries; Electric...
    • Focused on the San Antonio Canyon, page contains images of homes, a toll booth, electric utilities, and water utilities. Also contains a history of Camp Baldy through photographs and a newspaper clipping.
    • 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 3, page 338

    • Artesian wells; Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company; Baldwin, Cyrus Grandison; Banks and banking; Belcher, Harry T.; Bell Telephone Company; Bent, H. K. W.; Blanchard, Nathan W.; Boards of trade; Bonds; Brackett, Frank Parkhurst, b....
    • Collection of newspaper clippings present a chronological history of the development of Claremont. Acknowledgement for much of the source material is made to Frank Wheeler and his scrapbook. The scrapbook is reported as housed in the Claremont...
    • Wheeler scrapbook 2, page 329

    • Beckett, James; Caricatures and cartoons; Carson, Walter Scott; Dams; Fleming, Edward J.; Fleming, Peter; McComas, Joseph E.; Poetry; Photographs; Printed ephemera; Satire; Scrapbook journaling; Tonner, Patrick Charles; Water utilities
    • Page contains a political satire of leaders instrumental to Pomona's development. Includes a photograph of a dam built by the Pomona Land and Water Company.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 2, page 307

    • Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company; Baker, Vincent W.; Bear attacks; Camp, John Bradford; Camping-California; Citrus fruit industry; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Cremation; Donkeys; Freemasons; Fruit growers; Fumigation;...
    • A collection of newspaper clippings which relate to the area called Brown's flats and John Bradford Camp, its owner.
    • 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 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 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...

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