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    • 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 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 300

    • Alcoholic beverages; Atchison, Topeka, and Santa fe Railroad Company; Business enterprises; California; Canyons; Census; Clerks; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); College publications; Cree, Ira J.; Diamond mines and mining; Duvall, Oliver...
    • A various collection of newspaper articles and records on land valuations, average rainfall, and historical happenings in Claremont. Its records include neighboring city records in order for comparison. Also contains an article on California...
    • 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 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 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 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 110c

    • Advertising fliers; Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company; Banks and banking; Belcher, Harry T.; Boards of trade; Citrus fruit industry; City attorneys; Clerks; Cree, Ira J.; Directories; Engineers; Geer, Francis Heman; Griswold, George...
    • Collected Claremont City Directories for the years 1912-1913, 1914, 1914-1915, 1916-1917, and 1919-1920. Also includes a 1912 advertisement for the city of Claremont.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 2, page 328, verso

    • Claremont Colleges; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Foothill Boulevard (Claremont, Calif.); Historians; Journalists; Pomona College (Claremont, Calif.); Pomona College (Claremont, Calif.). Library; Real estate developers; Scrapbook journaling;...
    • Obituary for Frank Wheeler lauds his contributions to Southern California and his activities as a traveler. Also mentions his work as a journalist and historian.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 2, page 124

    • Automobiles; Bonds; Book clubs (Discussion groups); Business enterprises; City council members; City halls; Clerks; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); College teachers; Cree, Ira J.; Farmhouses; Frontier and pioneer life; Fuelbreaks; Gale,...
    • Three newspaper articles highlight the early history of Claremont and Palmer Canyon. Four photographs focus on Warren Gale and his goat farm. The goats were utilized in government clearing of firebreaks, now called fuelbreaks.
    • 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 3, page 375

    • Blueprints; Claremont (Calif.)-Maps; Engineers; Facsimiles; Land grants; Land grants-California; Land tenure; Maps; Real property; Real property-California; Street names
    • Maps on page contain properties in Claremont. One map is a blueprint based on a survey. Other item is a map tracing.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 1, page 38

    • Pomona College (Claremont, Calif.); Pomona College (Claremont, Calif.). Library; Orange growers; La Verne (Calif.); Obituaries; Knox College (Galesburg, Ill.); Baldwin, Cyrus Grandison; Street names; Photographs; Scrapbook journaling; Trees;...
    • Images of Pomona College and the surrounding area are accompanied by a portrait of Hitchcock and newspaper clippings announcing his death.
    • 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 302

    • Adams, John S.; Advertising, Newspaper; Artesian wells; Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company; Bartlett, William Henry; Basins (Geology); Camp, John Bradford; Christian Churches (Disciples of Christ); Citrus fruit industry; Clippings...
    • A collection of articles which focus on water use and reuse in the Pomona Valley area. Most articles focus on water well use in particular cities, specifically usage by water companies, ranchers, and citrus growers. Last article relates a...
    • 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 308

    • Agriculture; American Home Missionary Society; Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine for North America; Appendicitis; Artesian wells; Banks and banking; Beet sugar industry; Brackett, Frank Parkhurst, b. 1865; California State...
    • Newspaper clippings recount various topics including, but not limited to, deaths, suicides, marriages, reports on the Congregational Church, and then current population counts of Pomona.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 3, page 372, loose material, East Claremont subdivision map

    • Claremont (Calif.)-Maps; Land grants; Land grants-California; Land tenure; Maps; Real property; Real property-California; Scrapbook journaling; Signatures (Writing); Street names
    • Map laid on top of, but not affixed to, page 372 shows properties between Mills Avenue and Monte Vista Avenue. Map marks the Los Angeles and San Bernardino County borders. The name Anna Ferguson and Margaret Fleming appear on the map. The map also...

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