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    • 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 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 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 1, page 1

    • Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Obituaries; Photographs; Portraits; Sumner, Charles Burt; Signatures (Writing)
    • Captioned, "The Father of Pomona College", the page contains a magazine clipping and several newspaper clippings covering the life and death of Charles Burt Sumner. Portrait of Sumner inscribed "Sincerely yours, C.B. Sumner".
    • 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...
    • 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 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 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 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 320

    • Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Jackson, Helen Hunt, 1830-1885. Ramona; Landscape and garden; Photographs; Printed ephemera; Scrapbook journaling; Waterfalls; Wheeler, Frank
    • Photographs, newspaper article, and typed description of Palmer Canyon and its waterfalls after heavy rain.
    • Wheeler scrapbook 3, page 337, loose materials

    • Afflerbaugh, Clinton B.; Agriculture; Arbuthnot, Daniel G.; Architecture--Conservation and restoration; Architecture, Domestic; Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company; Bank of America; Bertonneau, Arnold J.; Birthday parties; Boards of...
    • Materials laid on top of, but not affixed to, page 337 consist of predominantly maps of areas in Claremont, La Verne, San Dimas, and Pomona. Also includes correspondences between Frank Wheeler and various individuals.
    • 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 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 3, page 354

    • Drawing; Electric railroads; Maps; Pacific Electric Railway Company; Pacific railroads; Railroad companies; Railroad stations; Railroad tracks; Railroads
    • Two maps of the proposed and completed portions of the Pacific Electric Railway system's route, as well as the location of the system's electrical equipment.
    • 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 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 354, loose materials

    • Drawing; Electric railroads; Maps; Pacific Electric Railway Company; Pacific railroads; Railroad companies; Railroad stations; Railroad tracks; Railroads
    • Materials laid on top of, but not affixed to, page 354 consist of a copy of a hand-drawn map comparing the Pacific Electric Railway project as proposed in 1903 to that which was actually built in 1914.

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