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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 332

    • Architecture, Domestic; Canyons; Children; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Commercial buildings; Drowning victims; Engineers; Fire fighters; Flood control; Flood damage; Floods; Meteorologists; Photographs; Police-United States; Portraits,...
    • Articles report damage inflicted by a large flood and tornados in Los Angeles County. Includes an article on rainfall records broken in the Big Santa Anita Canyon.
    • 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 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 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 304

    • Architecture, Domestic; Baldwin, Cyrus Grandison; Business enterprises; Charts, diagrams, etc.; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Commercial buildings; Congregational Church (Claremont, Calif.); Congregational churches; Dwellings; Electric...
    • A collection of clippings, images, and an investment proposal related to the power plant in San Antonio Canyon.
    • 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 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 1, page 17

    • Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); College buildings; Deans (Education); Landscape and garden; Mount Baldy (Calif.); Norton, Edwin Clarence; Photographs; Receipts (Acknowledgments); Pomona College (Claremont, Calif.). Sumner Hall; Pomona College...
    • Page contains pictures of campus buildings, homes in Claremont, and visit from Theodore Roosevelt. A personal account by Edwin Clarence Norton is included, along with a record of his property taxes.
    • 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 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 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 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.
    • 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 126

    • Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway Company; Automobiles; Automobiles-Societies, etc.; Caricatures and cartoons; Census; Clerks; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Committees; Geer, Francis Heman; Marshals; Mayors; Motorcycles; Photographs;...
    • Titled "the shame of Claremont (1912)," page shows a collection of newspaper clippings and a multiple-city survey on increased police activity in giving multiple speeding tickets to Claremont citizens. Focuses particularly on the influence of...
    • Wheeler scrapbook 2, page 321

    • Businessmen-Taxation; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Debts, Public; Geological Survey (U.S.); Tax evasion; Politicians; Pomona College (Claremont, Calif.); Pomona College (Claremont, Calif.). Holmes Hall; Ranchers; Real property and taxation;...
    • Collection of articles describes Los Angeles County's real estate value increase and provides comparative values from other counties in the state of California. First article, however, reports property tax evasion by large businessmen and...
    • 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 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.

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