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View shows a long room at Pony Express Museum with displays everywhere. Down center is room is a row of trunks of all sizes and shapes.

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Date
c.1940s

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Date
c.1940s
Subjects
Pony Express Museum
ID
455
Collection
Photographs
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Scale on display at Pony Express Museum. This is a photocopy. Original is in the Pony Express Museum Scrapbook, Box 31, in the Arcadia History Room shelf B.

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Date
c.1940s

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Date
c.1940s
Subjects
Pony Express Museum
ID
1867
Collection
Photographs
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Chamber pot portion of Pony Express Museum. More that 117 are pictured on shelves, many with signs designating design.

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Date
c.1940s

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Date
c.1940s
Subjects
Pony Express Museum
ID
458
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Photographs
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Arcadia Performing Arts Foundation Executive Director Sue Cook will speak on March 5 at the next Arcadia Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Forum at the Chamber's conference room.

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Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
February 19, 2015
Pages
p. 10
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
February 19, 2015
Pages
p. 10
Subjects
Arcadia Chamber of Commerce
Arcadia Performing Arts Foundation
Cook, Sue
Item ID
34291AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Photo of Council Member Sheng Chang. He is seated in a brown leather chair and is facing the camera. The room he is seated in appears to be the Chamber Conference Room at City Hall. Photo was taken by Dorothy Denne.

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Date
c.1996

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Date
c.1996
Subjects
Chang, Sheng
ID
1508
Collection
Photographs
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Alice Wang will be inducted as 2012 Citizen of the Year and Santa Anita Park's Pete Siberell will be sworn in as 2012-2013 Chamber President at the Arcadia Chamber of Commerce Installation Dinner on April 19, 2012 at Santa Anita Park's elegant Chandelier Room.

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Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
April 19, 2012
Pages
p. 16
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
April 19, 2012
Pages
p. 16
Subjects
Arcadia Chamber of Commerce
Siberell, Pete
Wang, Alice
Item ID
33162AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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The Arcadia City Council will remodel the council chambers and conference room for $479,269. A contract was awarded to D.L. Kaufman Inc.

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Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
September 12, 2002
Pages
p. 1
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
September 12, 2002
Pages
p. 1
Subjects
City Council chambers
Item ID
30759AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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View very similar to #455, but apparently at a different time. While row of trunks in center of long room are the same, displays on either side are different. On far wall in this photo is a sign reading Jamestown. Pony Express Museum.

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Date
c.1940s

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Date
c.1940s
Subjects
Pony Express Museum
ID
464
Collection
Photographs
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A photograph of Gene Glasco, a 55-year resident of Arcadia and a Vietnam War veteran, views a display of his war memorabilia in the new Arcadia Veterans Local History Room at the Ruth and Charles Gilb Arcadia Historical Museum.

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Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
June 8, 2008
Pages
p. A3
Newspaper
Pasadena Star News
Date
June 8, 2008
Pages
p. A3
Subjects
Glasco, Gene
Ruth and Charles Gilb Arcadia Historical Museum - exhibits
Veterans
Item ID
31218AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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One corner of a room at Pony Express Museum which contains at least five Bird's Eye View Maps. Photo also shows three glass cases with exhibits. Hanging from a 4x4 support post is a glass lamp that reads ROOMS TO LET EL DORADO HOTEL, BODIE.

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Date
c.1940s

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Date
c.1940s
Subjects
Pony Express Museum
Lyon, William Parker
ID
453a
Collection
Photographs
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William Parker Lyon serving drinks behind bar located in one section of Pony Express Museum. (It did not operate for the public.) Behind the bar are many different bottles and kegs. There appear to be gaming tables in this room also. Note: spitoons under bar railing.

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Date
c.1940s

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Date
c.1940s
Subjects
Pony Express Museum
Lyon, William Parker
ID
470
Collection
Photographs
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View of Indian Room at Pony Express Museum. In glass case in foreground are many arrow heads. In glass case on right side of photo are pieces of leather Indian dress. On wall above this case are spears. Also on display are baskets, bead work and some pottery.

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Date
c.1940s

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Date
c.1940s
Subjects
Pony Express Museum
ID
472
Collection
Photographs
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Rabbit growers, rabbit breeders, National Rabbit Association of America will meet in the Chamber of Commerce room at City Hall. Program will feature a display of Junior Bucks and Does. Everyone is invited to attend and bring one or more of their rabbits. See hard copy in subject file Business and Industry.

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Newspaper
Arcadia Bulletin
Date
October 6, 1938
Pages
p. 1
Newspaper
Arcadia Bulletin
Date
October 6, 1938
Pages
p. 1
Subjects
Agriculture
National Rabbit Association of America
Rabbits
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Arcadia Methodist Hospital unveils $2 million in upgrades to Catheterization Laboratory, an exam room with diagnostic imaging equipment , used to visualize the arteries and chambers of the heart. Registered Nurse Anne Lee in photo.

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Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
June 11, 2015
Pages
p. 16
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
June 11, 2015
Pages
p. 16
Subjects
Arcadia Methodist Hospital
Lee, Anne
Item ID
34393AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Arcadia Chamber of Commerce has named Alice Wang "Arcadia's Citizen of the Year" for 2012-2013. Alice has been a very active volunteer with Arcadia Public Library Foundation, Assistance League of Arcadia's Operation School Bell, Tzu Chi Foundation's MWLA, Arcadia Historical Museum, Arcadia Police Department, Arcadia Chinese Association and Foothill Unity Center.

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Newspaper
San Gabriel Valley Edition of San Marino Tribune
Date
February 2, 2012
Pages
p. S1, S2
Newspaper
San Gabriel Valley Edition of San Marino Tribune
Date
February 2, 2012
Pages
p. S1, S2
Subjects
Arcadia Chamber of Commerce
Volunteers
Wang, Alice
Item ID
33002AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Museums-Gilb Museum of Arcadia Heritage

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Contents
1. "Arcadia's own Anita Baldwin comes home to Gilb Museum," by Joan Schmidt, Mountain Views News, November 24, 2012. A new exhibit on Anita Baldwin at the Gilb Museum of Arcadia Heritage is on display, featuring a beautiful, life-like "figure." With biographical information given by Sandy Snider. …
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1. "Arcadia's own Anita Baldwin comes home to Gilb Museum," by Joan Schmidt, Mountain Views News, November 24, 2012. A new exhibit on Anita Baldwin at the Gilb Museum of Arcadia Heritage is on display, featuring a beautiful, life-like "figure." With biographical information given by Sandy Snider.
2. Official name change to Gilb Museum of Arcadia Heritage, October 2, 2012.
3. Education Center groundbreaking September 29. Mountain Views News, September 28, 2013.
4. Museum Education Center groundbreaking, two items. September 29, 2013.
5. "Faces at the Races" Santa Anita Park photography exhibit by Stephen Johnstone at Gilb Museum of Arcadia Heritage through January 11, 2014. Pasadena Star News, p. C7, November 8, 2013.
6. Museum Education Center Breaks Ground. City of Arcadia Newsletter, Autumn 2013.
7. Flyer, Invitation, and Program-Museum Education Center ribbon-cutting ceremony June 28, 2014 (3 items).
8. 2017 calendar and 2018 calendar of exhibits and events.
9. Gilb Museum of Arcadia Heritage Annual Report 2016-2017.
10. Richard Cordano Story, exhibit in the Arcadia Veterans Local History Room at Gilb Museum, June 20, 2018 through June 2019. Arcadia Weekly, May 31, 2018. Also Richard Cordano's "My Ship" speech about the U.S.S. Capricornus.
11. Articles about Daring Dames exhibit. Dames of Distinction, Pasadena Star News, March 8, 2004. Meet the Daring Dames, Pasadena Star News, April 23, 2004. Catherine Murphy retires as City Treasurer, Arcadia Tribune, September 16, 1982. Florence Wilson Dies, Arcadia Tribune, February 17, 1974. Exhibit was about female pioneers, female firsts in Arcadia: Clara Baldwin was issued the city's first liquor license. Florence Williams became the city's first woman police officer in 1945, Christine Van Maanen became Arcadia's first female city clerk in 1956. Floretta Lauber was Arcadia's first mayor in 1976, Phyllis Tomkins was the first woman Rotarian in 1987. Ruth Gilb was first president of the Arcadia Tournament of Roses Association in 1983. Beth Decoteau (now Beth Fournier) was first female firefighter in 2003. Hall of Fame jockey Julie Krone was first woman to win a Breeders' Cup race. Louise Brandsma was the first female patrol officer in 1978 and first woman sergeant in 1983 in Arcadia Police Department.
12. What's new at Gilb Museum? New staff include Curator Stevy Acevedo and Museum Education Coordinator Brittani Alberto. Arcadia Weekly, October 31, 2019.
Subjects
Museums-Gilb Museum of Arcadia Heritage
Item ID
299AF
Collection
Subject Files
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Chamber of Commerce - Arcadia Board of Trade and Arcadia Chamber of Commerce

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Contents
Chamber of Commerce. Minutes of Arcadia Board of Trade and Arcadia Chamber of Commerce. April 1914 to December 1926. 1 ledger
Contents
Chamber of Commerce. Minutes of Arcadia Board of Trade and Arcadia Chamber of Commerce. April 1914 to December 1926. 1 ledger
Subjects
Chamber of Commerce - Arcadia Board of Trade and Arcadia Chamber of Commerce
Location
History Room
Box Number
Box 80
Shelf Number
Shelf B6
Item ID
386AF
Collection
Subject Files
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Museums-Ruth and Charles Gilb Arcadia Historical Museum

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1. Lessons from history. Article describing the new museum building with floor plan and color photos. World Architecture, May 2002, page 44-50. (Magazine and color copy) 2. Arcadia Historical Museum. Article written in German. Bauwelt May 17, 2002. 3. Article describing the museum written …
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1. Lessons from history. Article describing the new museum building with floor plan and color photos. World Architecture, May 2002, page 44-50. (Magazine and color copy)
2. Arcadia Historical Museum. Article written in German. Bauwelt May 17, 2002.
3. Article describing the museum written in both English and Japanese. Color and b/w photos. Architecture and Urbanism, 02:06 No. 381.
4. Invitation from Arcadia Historical Society and Santa Anita Park for a wine and light supper with proceeds to benefit the Arcadia Historical Museum Building Fund. December 13, 1999. Digital graphic of new museum on front of invitation. Also 2nd copy of graphic photo.
5. Needs Assessment Survey and Report. May 19, 1999. City of Arcadia, Arcadia Historical Museum, Arcadia Historical Society. Prepared by: Sparano + Mooney Architecture, Inc.
6. "Museum Contractor Selected," City of Arcadia press release, August 2, 2000. Bid awarded to Van Nuys based BEGL Construction Co., Inc.
7. "Museum dreams - Arcadia Historical Society fills larger building with its collected treasures. The Sunday Star, October 28, 2001, page 1-2. Article describing the Oct. 20th grand opening of the museum. Includes photo of Ruth and Charles Gilb.
8. Press release dated August 7, 2002 announcing that the Arcadia Historical Museum will be joining museums around the nation in "Museums Celebrate America Freedoms: Joining Communities in a Day of Remembrance September 11." Details of the activities at the museum on September 11 are included.
9. Color brochure on the museum with membership application. 2002.
10. Invitation to the preview party for the grand opening of the museum, October 19, 2001. Given by the Arcadia Historical Society and the City of Arcadia. 11. Formal invitation to the Grand Opening Ceremony of the museum on Saturday, October 20, 2001.
12. Local girl's Gold Award project to be part of Arcadia's September 11th Day of Remembrance at the Arcadia Historical Museum. Tiffany Tseng volunteers at the museum and photographed local residents and asked them to share their thoughts on America and September 11th. The Sunday Star, September 8, 2002, p.1.
13. Grand Opening Ceremony program. October 20, 2001.
14. Informal flyer from The Arcadia Historical Society and The City of Arcadia inviting people to the Grand Opening Ceremony of the museum on October 20, 2001.
15. President's Message from CAMINOS, newsletter of the Arcadia Historical Society, welcoming the new curator, Maren (Marni) Hackley. Includes background information on her. January 2002.
16. Ruth and Charles Gilb Arcadia Historical Museum postcard. "Have you visited the new Museum?" Orange crate label created by Anielka Gallo on front of postcard with address, days and hours open. 2002. (4 postcards)
17. Seabiscuit mania. Arcadia Historical Museum shows off items celebrating horse-racing icon. Sunday Star, August 17, 2003, page 1.
18. Ruth & Charles Gilb Arcadia Historical Museum, Long Range Plan 2006.
19. Ruth & Charles Gilb Arcadia Historical Museum general information on 9"x4" card. Shows Anoakia Fountain on front side and light fixture from Anoakia designed by Maynard Dixon on the back side.
20. Gallery Guide to the "Army Balloon School" exhibit that ran November 2005 through January 2006.
21. "Profiles in courage: veteran registry on display at Arcadia Museum." The Weekly Star, May 29, 2007. Curator Alycia Wood is in photograph.
22. "A Trip Down Memory Lane...Salute to former Arcadia High School Educators" exhibit. Invitation to opening reception, February 7, 2006.
23. Postcard for "A Trip Down Memory Lane...Stories by former Arcadia High School Educators," an Arcadia Historical Society Program, January 29, 2006.
24. "Childhood Memories of Dolls" photo and caption of museum exhibit curated by Hwee-Ching Sinclair. Pasadena Star News, December 12, 2007, p. Local 2.
25. Exhibit pays tribute to Tongva tribe, Weekly Star, a supplement to the Pasadena Star News, September 18, 2008. Museum exhibit is called Tongva: our voice, our history, our people.
26. Celebrating 5 years, a Sunday Soiree, October 22, 2006 program, with museum's vision statement, mission statement, and goals. Lists names of Historical Museum Commission and Arcadia Historical Society Board. Timeline of recent Arcadia history from 1974-2006.
27. Arcadia Historical Museum Foundation 10th anniversary celebration dinner program, October 9, 2011.
28. Arcadia Historical Museum Foundation proposed Education Center leaflet, including artist's rendering, July 2010.
29. Ruth and Charles Gilb Arcadia Historical Museum Map, undated.
30. Ruth and Charles Gilb Arcadia Historical Museum postcard "Add your name to our donor tree." Donating a leaf starts at $250.
31. 2009 Exhibit Calendar, including January through March 6, 2010.
32. "Arcadia's own Anita Baldwin comes home to Gilb Museum,"by Joan Schmidt, Mountain Views News, November 24, 2012. A new exhibit on Anita Baldwin at the Gilb Museum of Arcadia Heritage is on display, featuring a beautiful, life-like "figure" of her. With biographical information given by Sandy Snider.
Subjects
Museums-Ruth and Charles Gilb Arcadia Historical Museum
Item ID
262AF
Collection
Subject Files
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Jennifer Warner is the new museum education coordinator at the Ruth and Charles Gilb Arcadia Historical Museum.

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Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
November 21, 2002
Pages
p. 11
Newspaper
Arcadia Weekly
Date
November 21, 2002
Pages
p. 11
Subjects
City of Arcadia - employees
Ruth and Charles Gilb Arcadia Historical Museum.
Warner, Jennifer
Item ID
30881AN
Collection
Newspaper Index
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Contents
1. "It's good to do business." Chamber of Commerce brochure, 1973-1974. 2. "Chamber Services." Chamber of Commerce brochure, no date. 3. "Arcadia Chamber of Commerce provides." Chamber of Commerce publication, no date. 4. Arcadia Chamber of Commerce Annual Report, 1973. 5. Arcadia Chamber of C…
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1. "It's good to do business." Chamber of Commerce brochure, 1973-1974.
2. "Chamber Services." Chamber of Commerce brochure, no date.
3. "Arcadia Chamber of Commerce provides." Chamber of Commerce publication, no date.
4. Arcadia Chamber of Commerce Annual Report, 1973.
5. Arcadia Chamber of Commerce Annual Report, 1974.
6. "Business-consumer relations code." Chamber of Commerce, October 1970.
7. "Sierra Madre, Arcadia Chamber." News clip, January 17, 1974.
8. "Chamber of Commerce keeps city on map." Arcadia Tribune, September 15, 1977.
9. Arcadia Chamber of Commerce city contract, June 30, 1978. 12 pages.
10. "Upcoming Chamber programs." Letter to Chamber members, June 1978.
11. "Chamber owes its beginning to the enterprise of women." Arcadia Tribune, September 21, 1978, page A-1.
12. Constitution and by-laws of the Arcadia Chamber of Commerce, 1955.
13. "Arcadians travel by train for Chamber event." Arcadia Tribune, April 5, 1979.
14. "Chamber's Jim Clarke - a man on the run." Arcadia Tribune, April 29, 1979, page A-1.
15. Copy of official incorporation papers certified by California Secretary of State, July 16, 1934.
16. "Arcadia Chamber of Commerce." Brochure listing services, 1981.
17. "City and Chamber" by Clint Lyons. Arcadia Highlander, March 1984, page 1.
18. " 'Kel' keeps a bright outlook as executive vice president (Kelvin Mason)." Arcadia Highlander, March 26, 1986, page 16.
19. Arcadia Chamber of Commerce invitation to 80th Annual Installation of Officers Dinner, Saturday, March 26, 1994.
20. "Arcadia Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors." Highlander, March 26, 1986.
21. Memo to the Mayor and City Council and Arcadia Redevelopment Agency from Don Penman on Agreement for Services with the Arcadia Chamber of Commerce. Dated July 1, 2003. Attachments include the Chamber of Commerce Performance Report - FY 2002-2003, Scope of Services Projection Report - FY 2003-2004, Budget 2003-2004, Agreement for Services, FY 2003-2004, Services Provided by the Chamber of Commerce for the City, FY 2001-2002.
22. Letter announcing that the Arcadia and Monrovia Chambers of Commerce have formed a partnership with Core Media Group to have their newsletters published and expanded as a marketing and advertising tool for Chamber members' businesses or services. January 9, 2004.
23. Minutes of Arcadia Board of Trade and Arcadia Chamber of Commerce, April 1914 to December 1926. 1 ledger. Filed in Arcadia History Box #80.
24. Invitation and reservation card to celebration of 40th anniversary of the dedication of the Chamber of Commerce building. Building was dedicated in 1965.
25. Arcadia Chamber of Commerce (75th Year Diamond Jubilee) program from installation of officers and citizen of the year award (Mickey Segal and Lee Segal), April 17, 2009.
26. Arcadia Chamber of Commerce Commemorative Chamber History 75th Anniversary, 1934-2009. Diamond Jubilee. Contains history of the Chamber of Commerce, pictures and memories from some former Chamber presidents, complete list of Chamber presidents from 1914-2009.
27. Diamond Jubilee: Chamber celebrates 75 years. With unveiling of a historical marker near the entrance of the post modern building and famous game show host Wink Martindale. The Weekly Star, an edition of the Arcadia Tribune, July 23, 2009; p. 1, 2, 6.
28. Fasching's Car Wash named Chamber/Historical Society "Business Icon,"Arcadia Weekly, p. 6, April 11, 2013. George Fasching will receive the coveted Arcadia Business Icon tribute. Fasching's opened in 1977.
29. Taste of Arcadia ticket, September 23, 2013.
30. Iconic "Arcadia" signs that hung over Huntington Drive and Baldwin Avenue in Arcadia in the first half of the 20th century will return on the face of th new bridge being built to carry the Gold Line light rail train over Santa Anita Avenue. February 9, 2014 from www.arcadiasbest.com.
31. Taste of Arcadia and Business Showcase at the Taste program. September 2014.
32. Taste of Arcadia and Business Showcase at the Taste, September 22, 2014.
33. Former palace guard Andrew Gregson is new Arcadia Chamber president. Arcadia Weekly, p. 19, April 2, 2015.
34. San Gabriel Valley Digest, December 1929. See page 6 article "Arcadia, the home of the happy" by Nellie C. Pickard, Secretary of the Chamber of Commerce.
Subjects
Chamber of Commerce
Item ID
46AF
Collection
Subject Files
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