What was the Pomona City Council doing 100 years ago this summer? Here’s a report from the Pomona Daily Review from the council’s “monthly” (!) meeting of June 6, 1911, scanned and sent to me practically that long ago by the Library’s Special Collections Dept.
“Col. Midgley,” by the way, owned Midgley Brothers haberdashers at 125 W. 2nd St., described in phone directories and advertisements of the day as being “just a whisper” off Garey Avenue. The 1911 City Directory gave the colonel’s home number, in full, as 319.