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    • 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 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 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 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 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 3, page 370

    • Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company; Business enterprises; California State Prison at San Quentin; Church buildings; Claremont (Calif.)-Maps; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); College buildings; Hotels; Land grants; Land...
    • Page contains maps and a newspaper article on real estate additions to Claremont. Maps contain information on the land for purchase. News article gives more information on one of the advertised areas.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 2, page 132

    • Advertising; Amherst College; Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company; Bachelor of arts degree; Bachelor of liberal studies; Banks and Banking; Bowdoin College; Business enterprises; Cafes; Church buildings; Climate; Cogswell, Franklin;...
    • Page contains an extensively detailed booklet on Claremont and Pomona College as well as pictures of important Claremont landmarks and photographs of Horace A. Powell.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 1, page 42

    • Claremont (Calif.)-Maps; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Windmills; Maps; Photographs; Trees; Orange growers; Farmhouses; Reprints; California-History; Spain; Mexico; Land grants-California; Agriculture; Farming; Irrigation; Water; Citrus;...
    • Map of land tracts donated for the use of Pomona College. Page includes photographs, a newspaper clipping, and a short history of the surrounding land.
    • 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 137

    • Claremont (Calif.)-Maps; Duvall, Oliver Harvey; Land tenure; Maps; Orchards; Parks; Pomona College (Claremont, Calif.); Pomona College (Claremont, Calif.). Sumner Hall; Printed ephemera; Railroad stations; Railroad tracks; Real property; Real...
    • Map and short summary on Claremont's road developments and addition to Pomona College.
    • 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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