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    • 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 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 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 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 2, page 118

    • Armour, Elmer Eugene; Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad Company; Avis, Walter Moore; Cahuilla Indians; Citrus fruit industry; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Congregational Church (Claremont, Calif.); Curran, Charles P.; Duvall, Oliver...
    • A booklet and newspaper clipping on the early history of Claremont and Pomona. Both describe the Spanish and Native American occupancy of the area. The booklet contains extensive detail on the creation and expansion of Pomona College.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 2, page 136

    • Blaisdell, James Arnold, 1867-1957; Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917; China History Boxer Rebellion, 1899-1901; Church of the Brethren; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Congregational Church (Claremont, Calif.); Cowboys; Doshisha Daigaku; Garner, Herman...
    • Three articles by Lee Shippey on the happenings of Claremont. Includes facts on the famous residents of Pilgrim's Place, a retirement community for missionaries, missionary doctors, and missionary educators. Also recounts personal anecdotes from...
    • 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 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 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 329a

    • Alcoholism; Carson, Walter Scott; Chinatown (Los Angeles, Calif.); Commercial buildings; Hotels; Irrigation; Jails; Landscape and garden; Mountains; Photographs; Scrapbook journaling; Sheep; Southern Pacific Railroad Company; Springs; Steam;...
    • Collection of photographs relate to early Pomona, its water company, a hotel, and various buildings.
    • 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 125-1

    • 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 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 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 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 1, page 8

    • Baldwin, Cyrus Grandison; College yearbooks; Brackett, Frank Parkhurst, b. 1865; Caricatures and cartoons; Citrus fruit industry; Scrapbook journaling; Portraits; Photographs; Dedications; Pomona College (Claremont, Calif.)-Alumni and alumnae;...
    • The page, titled "The Speculum" and dated 1895, contains photographs of Pomona College faculty and administration, clippings from college yearbook, including dedications to faculty.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 1, page 19

    • Land settlement; Photographs; Scrapbook journaling; Norton, Edwin Clarence; Homesites; Portraits; Deans (Education); College students; College buildings; Pomona College (Claremont, Calif.); Pomona College (Claremont, Calif.). Sumner Hall; Barrows,...
    • Page contains photographs of Edwin Clarence Norton and his wife and a newspaper clipping on the history of Claremont attributed to him. A photograph of Pomona students and Thomas Barrows are also included.
    • 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 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.

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