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California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Special Collections and Archives collect, organize, preserve, and make available Cal Poly Pomona's rare books and archival collections. The collections center around themes relevant to the mission of the university and are available for use by all interested users including students, faculty, staff, and the general research community. Special Collections and University Archives actively acquires new materials on a regular basis in our subject stre...


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Click here for audio recording. Virginia Hamilton Adair (1913-2004) was a noted poet who taught English at Cal Poly Pomona from 1957-1979. Adair was one of the first female faculty members at Pomona and she recounts her early days at the campus, including the introduction of women students in 1961 and the launch of the student literary publication Tuesday at 11:00. She also describes how the campus horse show ring would be repurposed as an auditorium with the addition of a horse-drawn platform...
Topics: California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Women in higher education
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Click here for transcript. Note : Program recorded at low level, with speaker muffled. Microphone noise throughout. Description : In this recording, Cal Poly Pomona professor Ken Kitch reads aloud two letters related to the history of the Voorhis Campus. Kitch collected the letters as part of his project to document the history of the campus. The Voorhis Campus in San Dimas was the first location of the southern branch of the California Polytechnic College that eventually developed into Cal...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 4 Tapes of 4: 1/4 inch audio tape
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Description : Theophile "Philo" Biane (3/18/1909-3/12/1999) was a renowned California Vinter and proprietor of the Brookside Winery based in Redlands. He could trace his family lineage back three generations to some of the original pioneers of the California wine industry. His great-great-uncle, Theophile Vache, was a French emigre that began cultivating grapes in San Benito County, CA in the late 19th century for the purpose of winemaking along with his brothers Emile and Adolphe,...
Topics: californiarevealed, Wine and wine making
Source: 1 Tape of 1: Audio cassette
Note:  Due to original recording and/or condition when digitized: vertical lines and spots throughout. Cal Poly Pomona is the original site of W.K. Kellogg's (of Kellogg's cereal) Arabian Horse Ranch. Kellogg deeded the land over to the school with the stipulation that they maintain the breeding program and that the land be used for educational purposes. The breeding program continues to this day and is one of the the oldest Arabian horse breeding programs in the United States. The film taken...
Topics: californiarevealed, W.K. Kellogg Arabian Horse Center
Source: Super 8mm film: 1 reel of 1
See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A209612 . The film is of a horse show put on by the Arabian Horse Association of Southern California (AHASC). The Arabian Horse Association of Southern California (AHASC) was founded in 1944 to promote the Arabian horse breed, educate owners on proper care, and to study the history and characteristics of Arabian horses.
Topics: californiarevealed, Arabian horse
Source: 16mm film: 1 Reel of 1
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Click here for transcript. Description : Vito DeVito Francesco was born in 1940 to an Italian immigrant family in Ontario, California. His father came from Italy to the United States and owned vineyards in the Rancho Cucamonga area. Francesco describes the beginnings of the family business and his own involvement assisting with paperwork and managing fieldworkers. He also discusses different varieties of wine grapes, other growers and vintners in the area, and the origins of the California...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Cal Poly Pomona is the original site of W.K. Kellogg's (of Kellogg's cereal) Arabian Horse Ranch. Kellogg deeded the land over to the school with the stipulation that they maintain the breeding program and that the land be used for educational purposes. The breeding program continues to this day and is one of the the oldest Arabian horse breeding programs in the United States. The film taken in 1968 of the Arabian horse unit features the original stables that Kellogg built in 1926. The stables...
Topics: californiarevealed, W.K. Kellogg Arabian Horse Center
Source: 16mm film: 1 reel of 1
Description: Max Thompson came from a farming family in Temecula, CA and was intimately familiar with the viticulture around the region. He aided Heintz in finding other small cultivators around Temecula such as Dorothy Freeman. Thompson recounts his winemaking experience during the prohibition era. Ira Rail was a grape cultivator as a young man in Murrieta, CA and was familiar with the weather patterns climate conditions there. Heintz inquired about any wine production in Ira's locality but he...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
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Click here for audio recording. Note : High background noise. Static, clicks, pops, and various distortion on tape.  Description : In this recording, we celebrate the splendorous gift that is Mr. W.K. Kellogg’s ranch being donated to the state of California. The University of California deeply appreciate the present and hope to make advancements in agricultural education and the art and science of horse breeding. A ceremony was also held to celebrate the joyous event, with famous actor Will...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
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Description: Oliver A. (Jolly) Batcheller was the first instructor hired after the school reopened following WWII. He was also the founder of Cal Poly's horticultural program. Additional Description : Notes on original container: Notes and comments by O.A. Jolly Batcheller 1951-1957. Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project .
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm
Click here for transcript. Description: The Cal Poly Pomona campus is on the site of cereal mogul W.K. Kellogg’s Arabian horse ranch. Kellogg donated the land and horses to the state of California in 1932 with the stipulation that the horse breeding program and Sunday horse shows continue. The horses were kept in the original stables in the center of the campus until 1974, when they were moved to the newly constructed W.K. Kellogg Arabian Horse Center just east of campus. Speakers at the...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 3 Tapes of 3: 1/4 inch audio tape
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Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Call Number : WKKAHLFilm_021 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and research. Transmission or reproduction of works protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use...
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John T. Lyle (1934-1998) was a professor of landscape architecture at Cal Poly Pomona and was founding project director of the Center for Regenerative Studies at Cal Poly Pomona, which is now called the John T. Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies. In the video, Lyle is speaking to a group on Earth Day at the University of California, Irvine.
Topics: Sustainable development, Landscape Architecture, John T. Lyle
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Click here for audio recording. In this recording, we celebrate the splendorous gift that is Mr. W.K. Kellogg’s ranch being donated to the state of California. The University of California deeply appreciate the present and hope to make advancements in agricultural education and the art and science of horse breeding. A ceremony was also held to celebrate the joyous event, with famous actor Will Rogers as Master of Ceremonies. Other notable speakers include the then-governor Governor James...
Topics: Arabian horse, Chandler Harry 1864-1944, Dickson Edward Augustus 1879-1956, Garland William May...
Lois Ann Kroll was an Arabian horse trainer, author, and designer of show costumes for both horse and rider. In addition to designing costumes, Kroll also trained and owned Arabian horses and rode horses in various shows and events, including the Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, California. She was owner of Silver Shadows Arabians in the community of Canyon Country in California. This film is part of the Lois Ann Kroll papers and is a home movie of an Arabian Horse show in Pomona in...
Topics: californiarevealed, Horses
Source: Super 8mm film: 2 Reels of 2
In this film, the late Raymond Burr discusses building a Rose Float, an annual tradition at the Cal Poly Pomona and Cal Poly San Luis Obispo campuses since 1949. Rose Floats are featured in the Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade, which dates back to 1893 and is today televised all over the world. In addition to his contributions to the parade, Mr. Burr is noted for his donation of an orchid collection and three greenhouses to Cal Poly Pomona. This recording is of historical significance in its...
Topics: californiarevealed, Tournament of Roses
Source: VHS: 1 Tape of 1
Click here for transcript. Description : An unidentified speaker discusses the experience of black students at Cal Poly Pomona and Gow Dow, a concept of black pride and unity originated by Cal Poly Professor of Black Studies Dr. James Benson. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape Call Number : CPP #44 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
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Click here for audio recording. Cal Poly Views was a weekly interview series broadcast on radio station KWOW-AM. Episodes were 15 minutes long and were hosted by Cal Poly Pomona Director of News and Publications, Ed Pierce, in conversation with Cal Poly Pomona faculty or administrators on general interest topics. Dr. Ralph Hutchinson was a professor of Economics and Cal Poly Pomona. He also taught wine classes at CPP through the continuing education program and in the Hotel, Restaurant and...
Topic: Wine and wine making
Click here for transcript. Cal Poly Views was a weekly interview series broadcast on radio station KWOW-AM. Episodes were 15 minutes long and were hosted by Cal Poly Pomona Director of News and Publications, Ed Pierce, in conversation with Cal Poly Pomona faculty or administrators on general interest topics. Dr. David Bess was chair of the Urban and Regional Planning department at Cal Poly Pomona. He was a member of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, a former member of the board of...
Topics: californiarevealed, Historic preservation
Source: 1/4 inch audio tape: 1 Tape of 1
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Description : Leon Santoro (died 2009) began his career in the Napa Valley in the late 1970s, first at the Louis M. Martini and then Stag's Leap Wine Cellars before joining Quail Ridge as co-owner and winemaker in 1981. In 1991, Santoro relocated to San Diego County to become winemaker at what was then Thomas Jaeger winery. He stayed on when Alejandro Orfila, former secretary general of the Organization of American States and Argentine ambassador to the United States, purchased the winery and...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
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Click here for transcript. Hugh O. La Bounty served as president of California State Polytechnic University, Pomona from 1978 to 1991. He first joined the school in 1953 as an instructor in English and Speech. At that time, the school that would become Cal Poly Pomona operated as a satellite campus of California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo and was located at the Voorhis Campus in San Dimas. In 1949, the state of California had acquired the site of the W.K. Kellogg Arabian...
Topics: Cal Poly Pomona, Hugh O. La Bounty
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Click here for audio recording. John F. Lamiman began teaching at the Cal Poly San Luis Obispo campus in the summer of 1946. Shortly after that, he was transferred to the Cal Poly Voorhis campus in San Dimas, California. The Voorhis campus was the southern satellite of the main Cal Poly campus in San Luis Obispo. Cal Poly acquired the much larger Kellogg campus in nearby Pomona in 1949 and moved all instruction to Kellogg campus as new buildings were constructed. Lamiman discusses his...
Topics: California State Polytechnic University Pomona, Veterans
John T. Lyle (1934-1998) was a professor of landscape architecture at Cal Poly Pomona and was founding project director of the Center for Regenerative Studies at Cal Poly Pomona, which is now called the John T. Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies. The recording features John T. Lyle and Thayer and was recorded at the American Society of Landscape Architects.
Topic: Sustainable development
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Click here for audio recording. Vito DeVito Francesco was born in 1940 to an Italian immigrant family in Ontario, California. His father came from Italy to the United States and owned vineyards in the Rancho Cucamonga area. Francesco describes the beginnings of the family business and his own involvement assisting with paperwork and managing fieldworkers. He also discusses different varieties of wine grapes, other growers and vintners in the area, and the origins of the California Association...
Topics: California Association of Wine Grape Growers, Convict labor, Foreign workers Mexican--United...
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Click here for transcript. Description: Howard O. Boltz was a pioneer in landscape architecture education and was the founder of Cal Poly Pomona’s Department of Landscape Architecture in 1957. Boltz also served on the California State Board of Landscape Architecture during the early years of professional registration. Boltz was a Cal Poly Pomona educator since its humble beginnings in the 1940s on the Voorhis Campus teaching in the ornamental horticulture department. It took him approximately...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
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Click here for audio recording. Cal Poly Views was a weekly interview series broadcast on radio station KWOW-AM. Episodes were 15 minutes long and were hosted by Cal Poly Pomona Director of News and Publications, Ed Pierce, in conversation with Cal Poly Pomona faculty or administrators on general interest topics. Dr. David Bess was chair of the Urban and Regional Planning department at Cal Poly Pomona. He was a member of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, a former member of the board...
Topics: Historic preservation, Pomona Valley Region (Calif.)
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Click here for transcript. Description : John F. Lamiman began teaching at the Cal Poly San Luis Obispo campus in the summer of 1946. Shortly after that, he was transferred to the Cal Poly Voorhis campus in San Dimas, California. The Voorhis campus was the southern satellite of the main Cal Poly campus in San Luis Obispo. Cal Poly acquired the much larger Kellogg campus in nearby Pomona in 1949 and moved all instruction to Kellogg campus as new buildings were constructed. Lamiman discusses his...
Topic: californialightandsound
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Please visit the California Revealed website to see the most complete and up-to-date version of this object: https://repository.californiarevealed.org/node/301324 . A recording of the fifteenth annual commencement ceremony for the California State Polytechnic College Kellogg-Voorhis, held in 1971. Charles Luckman, a trustee of the Califonria States Colleges, delivered the commencement address "The Role of Reason."
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1/4 inch audio tape: 1 tape
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A208315 . The episode of "Inside Cal Poly Pomona" was hosted by the then Director of Public Affairs Stanley Herbert III. The episode consists of three distinct segments that cover the broad topic of Student-Oriented Activities. The first segment is an interview with Julie Hall, Program Marketing Director of Associated Students, Inc (ASI), and Jerry...
Topics: californiarevealed, Universities and colleges, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Source: VHS: 1 Tape of 1
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A211640 . The episode of "Inside Cal Poly Pomona" was hosted by the then Director of Public Affairs Stanley Herbert III. It includes the following segments: Hospitality Management with Jim Hombuckle and Darin Sehnert, Black History Month at Cal Poly with Eric Martin and Eric McDowell, and Ask Mr. Cal Poly Pomona with Ron Simons
Topics: californiarevealed, Universities and colleges, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Source: VHS: 1 Tape of 1
Description: McCorkle served as dean at Cal Poly for 34 years until his retirement in 1966. Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audiocassette
John T. Lyle (1934-1998) was a professor of landscape architecture at Cal Poly Pomona and was founding project director of the Center for Regenerative Studies at Cal Poly Pomona, which is now called the John T. Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies. This presentation titled, "Urban Energy Pathways" took place at Humboldt State University.
Topics: Sustainable development, Landscape architecture, John T. Lyle
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Click here for audio recording. Robert C. Kramer served as president of Cal Poly Pomona from 1967 to 1977. Kramer first came to Cal Poly as campus vice president in 1965 and prior to that was an administrator at Michigan State University for 18 years. He was also a nationally known agricultural economist. During his presidential tenure, the university formally separated from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and changed its name from Cal Poly Kellogg-Voorhis to Cal Poly Pomona. The campus had been known...
Topics: California State Polytechnic University Pomona, W.K. Kellogg Arabian Horse Center
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Click here for audio recording. Herbert Tay was a teacher at the Voorhis School for Boys in San Dimas, California. The school was founded by Nash Motor Company executive Charles Voorhis in 1929 and provided an education and room and board for boys from troubled or poor households. Voorhis’ son, Jerry Voorhis served as headmaster of the school until 1936, when he was elected to the United States House of Representatives. Two years later, the elder Voorhis decided to close the school and donate...
Topics: Jerry Voorhis, Voorhis School for Boys
Note : In part 1 speaker's voice fades in and out between 15:00 and 16:00.  Description: Dr. Anooshian served in the Dept. of Kinesiology and Health Promotion for 28 years and helped establish the Motor Development Clinic for children with motor skills difficulties. The clinic helps students in the local community and trains Cal Poly students. Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
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Click here for transcript. Description : Virginia Hamilton Adair (1913-2004) was a noted poet who taught English at Cal Poly Pomona from 1957-1979. Adair was one of the first female faculty members at Pomona and she recounts her early days at the campus, including the introduction of women students in 1961 and the launch of the student literary publication Tuesday at 11:00. She also describes how the campus horse show ring would be repurposed as an auditorium with the addition of a horse-drawn...
Topics: californiarevealed, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Women in higher education
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A211642 . The episode of "Inside Cal Poly Pomona" was hosted by the then Director of Public Affairs Stanley Herbert III. It includes the following segments: Diversity at Cal Poly with Noel Vernon and Gilbert Cadena, Micro Enterprise Programs with Dr. Maria Harris, and Ask Mr. Cal Poly Pomona with Ron Simons
Topics: californiarevealed, Universities and colleges, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Source: VHS: 1 Tape of 1
Description:  A round-table discussion featuring members of the Biological Sciences Department: Ralph Ames, Howard Brown, Cameron Bug, Walt Hess, and Harold Lindt. Administrator A.J. Aschenbernner is also featured. They recall memories of Cal Poly Pomona's history and their experiences (roughly around 1940s-1960s). Call Number: T-002
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Please visit the California Revealed website to see the most complete and up-to-date version of this object: https://repository.californiarevealed.org/node/301327 . A recording of the eighth annual commencement ceremony for the California State Polytechnic College Kellogg-Voorhis Campus, held in 1964. At the time, the Kellogg-Voorhis campus operated as the southern satellite of California State Polytechnic College, San Luis Obispo. Dr. Glenn S. Dumke, the Chancellor of the California State...
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Source: 1/4 inch audio tape: 1 tape
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Click here for audio recording. The Cal Poly Rose Float has been jointly created students of California State Polytechnic University, Pomona and California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo every year since 1949. The following interviews were conducted by the Rose Float Alumni Association to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Cal Poly Rose Float program. Robert E. Kennedy was president of Cal Poly San Luis Obispo from 1967-1979 and was involved with the program from the...
Topics: California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo, California State Polytechnic University...
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Click here for audio recording. Cal Poly Views was a weekly interview series broadcast on radio station KWOW-AM. Episodes were 15 minutes long and were hosted by Cal Poly Pomona Director of News and Publications, Ed Pierce, in conversation with Cal Poly Pomona faculty or administrators on general interest topics. Dr. Lillian Jones was the acting chair of the Ethnic and Women’s Studies Department and Dr. Sylvia White was professor of Urban and Regional Planning and acting director of the...
Topics: California State Polytechnic University Pomona, Women's History Week
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Click here for audio recording. Cal Poly Views was a weekly interview series broadcast on radio station KWOW-AM. Episodes were 15 minutes long and were hosted by Cal Poly Pomona Director of News and Publications, Ed Pierce, in conversation with Cal Poly Pomona faculty or administrators on general interest topics. Dr. John Baskin was a zoology professor at Cal Poly Pomona. He was one of few professors who made yearly trips to Central and South America in order to study freshwater fish in their...
Topics: Catfishes, Orinoco River (Venzuela and Colombia), Ornamental fish trade
Description: Paul Spencer contributed to Cal Poly's Voorhis Campus and helped acquire the Kellogg Horse Ranch in Pomona. Digitized by the  California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
Topics: californialightandsound, Oral history, Education, Higher--California
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/4 inch audio tape
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Click here for transcript. Description : Actor Raymond Burr narrates this recording about an annual tradition at the Cal Poly Pomona and Cal Poly San Luis Obispo campuses since 1949. Rose Floats are featured in the Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade, which dates back to 1893 and is today televised all over the world. In addition to his contributions to the parade, Mr. Burr is noted for his donation of an orchid collection and three greenhouses to Cal Poly Pomona. Source : 1 Tape of 1: 1/4...
Topic: californiarevealed
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Description : Pete Prado (b. 1937) is the son of Mexican immigrant parents who came to the Cucamonga Valley as seasonal crop workers. He was born in Guasti, California. During these years he experienced first-hand many of the changes to the Guasti labor camp as well as the eventual closing of the Brookside Winery. He also discusses the United Farm Workers Union. Call Number : CPP2008 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In...
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Description : Donald H. Pflueger (1923-1994) was a Professor of History at Cal Poly Pomona and the author of California State Polytechnic University, Pomona- A Legacy and a Mission. He grew up in Glendora on a citrus ranch and is a noted author of Inland Empire history. Pflueger discusses the history of Cal Poly Pomona and the surrounding area. Call Number : CPP1972-3RM Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its...
Topic: californiarevealed
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A208542 . Dorothy Freeman lived in Temecula, CA on a twenty-acre reservation that had optimal grounds for grape cultivation. She helped her family prune grapes as a young girl where they would produce wine and sell it discretly at her father's store during Prohibition. Heintz learned about the small bootlegging operations some viticulturists were involved in during...
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Source: Audio cassette: 1 Tape of 1
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Note : High amount of hum, some feedback, on tape. Description : California resident Kennard F. Bubier, served as the Aviation Mechanic and member of Admiral Richard E. Byrd's Antarctic Expedition to the South Pole from 1928 to 1930. Call Number : UA1974.Wood Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity...
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Description: Ben and Earl were students at the Voorhis School for Boys. They share their recollections of the school's early years and student life.Ê Call Number: T-006; T-007
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Note : Comb filtering during latter parts of Parts 1 and 3. Audio distortion at the beginning of Part 4. Description : Carl Englund was the Dean of Agriculture at the Cal Poly San Dimas campus after WWII. The instructional programs offered at that time included ornamental horticulture, fruit production, and services and inspection. Call Number : CPP1970-29W Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction...
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Source: 6 Tapes of 6: 1/4 inch audio tape
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Description : Oliver A. Batcheller was the first instructor hired when Cal Poly reopened after WWII and founder of Cal Poly’s Horticulture program. Call Number : TA119 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and...
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Click here for transcript. Cal Poly Views was a weekly interview series broadcast on radio station KWOW-AM. Episodes were 15 minutes long and were hosted by Cal Poly Pomona Director of News an Publications Ed Pierce in conversation with Cal Poly Pomona faculty or administrators on general interest topics. Dr. Lillian Jones was the acting chair of the Ethnic and Women’s Studies Department and Dr. Sylvia White was professor of Urban and Regional Planning and acting director of the International...
Topics: californiarevealed, Women's History Week
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A208314 . This episode of "Inside Cal Poly Pomona" hosted by the then Director of Public Affairs, Stanley Herbert III, covers the 50th Anniversary of the university's participation in the Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, CA. The episode has three distinct segments that consist of interviews with Rose Float Committee Chair Bill Hatch, Rose Float...
Topics: californiarevealed, Universities and colleges, Tournament of Roses Parade (Pasadena, Calif.),...
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Description: He was a plant and soils professor at Cal Poly Kellogg-Voorhis/ Pomona from 1948-1980. He discusses the history of the crops program and horticultural secrets about the Voorhis campus. Call Number: TA40-7AB
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
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Click here for audio recording. The Cal Poly Pomona campus is on the site of cereal mogul W.K. Kellogg’s Arabian horse ranch. Kellogg donated the land and horses to the state of California in 1932 with the stipulation that the horse breeding program and Sunday horse shows continue. The horses were kept in the original stables in the center of the campus until 1974, when they were moved to the newly constructed W.K. Kellogg Arabian Horse Center just east of campus. Speakers at the dedication...
Topics: Arabian horse, California State Polytechnic University Pomona, W.K. Kellogg Arabian Horse Center
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The Tournament of Roses Parade has taken place in Pasadena, California on New Years' Day since 1893. Cal Poly Pomona and Cal Poly San Luis Obispo have partnered every year since 1949 to create a float for the parade. For additional information see California Revealed .
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1/4 inch audio tape: 1 Tape of 1
Click here for transcript. John T. Lyle (1934-1998) was a professor of landscape architecture at Cal Poly Pomona and was founding project director of the Center for Regenerative Studies at Cal Poly Pomona, which is now called the John T. Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies. In the recording, John T. Lyle is giving the keynote address for the American Society of Landscape Architects in October of 1994.
Topics: Sustainable development, Landscape Architects, John T. Lyle
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Click here for audio recording. James Griffin enrolled at the Cal Poly Voorhis unit in 1945 to study Ornamental Horticulture and went on to join the faculty as an instructor. The Voorhis unit was the southern satellite campus of Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and was located at the site of the former Voorhis School for Boys in San Dimas, California. The campus and buildings were donated to the state by its founder Charles Voorhis in 1938. The Voorhis unit would eventually move operations to nearby...
Topic: California State Polytechnic University Pomona
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Click here for audio recording. Heber Clewett taught at the Voorhis School for Boys in San Dimas, California. The school was founded by Nash Motor Company executive Charles Voorhis in 1929 and provided an education and room and board for boys from troubled or poor households. Voorhis’ son, Jerry Voorhis served as headmaster of the school until 1936, when he was elected to the United States House of Representatives. Two years later, the elder Voorhis decided to close the school and donate the...
Topics: Jerry Voorhis, Voorhis School for Boys
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Click here for audio recording. Dr. Albert Aschenbrenner was born in 1913 and died in 2002, he had served during World War II in the U.S. Army in Europe and was Captain. He had earned two bronze starts, and later joined Cal Poly’s faculty as an English professor in 1947. He was in various posts such as Dean of Arts and Sciences at Cal Poly Pomona and the first chairman of the faculty council. In this interview Dr. Aschenbrenner, he answers questions from Kenneth Kitch while walking around...
Topic: California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Please visit the California Revealed website to see the most complete and up-to-date version of this object: https://repository.californiarevealed.org/node/301326 . A recording of the ninth annual commencement ceremony for the California State Polytechnic College Kellogg-Voorhis Campus, held in 1965. At the time, the Kellogg-Voorhis campus operated as the southern satellite of California State Polytechnic College, San Luis Obispo. Bart Lytton, the president of Lytton Financial Corporation...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1/4 inch audio tape: 1 tape
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A209611 . The film is of an early horse show put on by the Arabian Horse Association of Southern California (AHASC). The Arabian Horse Association of Southern California (AHASC) was founded in 1944 to promote the Arabian horse breed, educate owners on proper care, and to study the history and characteristics of Arabian horses.
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Source: 16mm film: 1 Reel of 1
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A208311 . This is the first episode of "Inside Cal Poly Pomona" that was hosted by the then Director of Public Affairs, Stanley Herbert III. The show features two distinct segments that cover Cal Poly Pomona current events. The first segment is an interview with William Adams, graduate program professor in the school of Architecture, and Sigrid...
Topics: californiarevealed, Universities and colleges, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Source: VHS: 1 Tape of 1
Please visit the California Revealed website to see the most complete and up-to-date version of this object: https://repository.californiarevealed.org/node/301329 . A recording of the eleventh annual commencement ceremony for the California State Polytechnic College Kellogg-Voorhis, held in 1967. This was the first commencement ceremony after California State Polytechnic College, Kellogg-Voorhis became independent of the San Luis Obispo campus. The commencement speaker was Dr. Paul A. Miller,...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1/4 inch audio tape: 1 tape
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A211645 . The episode of "Inside Cal Poly Pomona" was hosted by the then Director of Public Affairs Stanley Herbert III. It includes the following segments: Cyber Security with Fred Gallegos, Rodeo Is Back with Dr. Cal Kobluk, Chuck Bert, and Clayton Price, and Ask Mr. Cal Poly Pomona with Ron Simons
Topics: californiarevealed, Universities and colleges, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Source: VHS: 1 Tape of 1
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See this link for the most complete and recent information on this record: https://californiarevealed.org/islandora/object/cavpp%3A208316 . The episode of "Inside Cal Poly Pomona" was hosted by the then Director of Public Affairs Stanley Herbert III. The episode consists of two distinct interview segments. The first segment is an interview with Babette Mayor, Associate Professor in the Cal Poly Pomona Art Department, about the department's recent accreditation. The second segment is...
Topics: californiarevealed, Universities and colleges, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Source: VHS: 1 Tape of 1
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Note : Program recorded at low level. Description : Dr. Julian McPhee was known as the father of the Cal Poly university system. He served as president of both the San Luis Obispo and Pomona campuses from 1933 to 1966. The university that is now Cal Poly Pomona was founded as the southern branch of the San Luis Obispo campus. It was located first at the Voorhis campus in San Dimas and later at the Kellogg campus in Pomona, where it was known as the Kellogg-Voorhis Unit. The campus became a...
Topic: californiarevealed
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Click here for audio recording. Alma Catherine Doyle McPhee was married to Julian McPhee, who served as president of the California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo from 1933 to 1966 and of California State Polytechnic University, Pomona from 1938 to 1966. Julian was born in 1896 in San Francisco, California. He studied agriculture at University of California, Berkeley and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in 1917. Alma was also born in the San Francisco Bay Area, although one...
Topics: California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo, California State Polytechnic University...
Description: William R. (Bill) Troutner (SIDE A) was a cadet teacher at Voorhis in 1942. He was also the first Poly Vue adviser at the Voorhis campus. Poly Vue was an open house event in which parents, alumni, and others could visit the campus. Stanley Plummer (SIDE B) was one of the first mayors for the city of San Dimas and he also secured the lumber for the building of the Voorhis school that was being built. Call Number: CPP 1972-20M
Topic: californiarevealed
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Click here for transcript. Note : High amount of background noise and microphone noise as on original recording. Description : Dr. Albert Aschenbrenner was born in 1913 and died in 2002, he had served during World War II in the U.S. Army in Europe and was Captain. He had earned two bronze starts, and later joined Cal Poly’s faculty as an English professor in 1947. He was in various posts such as Dean of Arts and Sciences at Cal Poly Pomona and the first chairman of the faculty council. In...
Topics: californialightandsound, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
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Description: Scolinos (03/28/1918 - 11/07/2009) coached collegiate baseball at Pepperdine from 1946 to 1960 and at Cal Poly Pomona from 1962 to 1991. Some of his accomplishments include: second most victories of any NCAA Division II coach (1,198); leading Cal Poly Pomona to three NCAA titles (1976, 1980 and 1983) and six California Community College Athletic Association (CCAA) championships (1976, 1979, 1980, 1983, 1985 and 1988); served as the pitching coach for the 1984 Olympic baseball team;...
Topic: californiarevealed
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Note : Static on tape can be heard through out the recording. Speaker frequently pauses for dramatic effect. Description: Cal Poly Pomona and Cal Poly San Luis Obispo have continuously participated in the world famous Tournament of Roses Parade since 1949. Cal Poly floats have won numerous awards and the program is one of the longest consecutive running self-built entries in the parade, as well as the only self-built float designed and constructed entirely by students year-round on both...
Topics: californialightandsound, Education, Higher--California, Tournament of Roses
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Click here for audio recording. An unidentified speaker discusses the experience of Black students at Cal Poly Pomona and Gow-Dow, a concept of Black pride and unity originated by Cal Poly Professor of Black Studies Dr. James Benson.
Topics: Black Studies, California State Polytechnic University Pomona, College Students Black
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Click here for transcript. Herbert Tay was a teacher at the Voorhis School for Boys in San Dimas, California. The school was founded by Nash Motor Company executive Charles Voorhis in 1929 and provided an education and room and board for boys from troubled or poor households. Voorhis’ son, Jerry Voorhis served as headmaster of the school until 1936, when he was elected to the United States House of Representatives. Two years later, the elder Voorhis decided to close the school and donate the...
Topic: californiarevealed
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Click here for audio recording. Lavina Penley (1882-1981) served as the first librarian at the Cal Poly Voorhis campus in San Dimas. She recalls visiting the campus prior to 1938 when it was Voorhis School for Boys, her work at Emerson Junior High School, and how she was hired at Cal Poly. Penley discusses her experiences of the Voorhis campus and impressions of the students and staff.
Topics: California State Polytechnic University Pomona, Librarians, Veterans