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Finding Aid of the Webster Family Papers 0028
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Series 1: Correspondence 1922-1923

Scope and Content

Most of the letters are from William (Bill) Webster to his parents, Nellie and John, while he was at the Urban Military Academy in Los Angeles or at Camp Curry in Yosemite National Park. The letters discuss the activities he was involved in, the family's health, and financial matters. In addition, there is a letter with two family photographs from Bernice and Wilfred Christlieb. The couple appear to be the niece and nephew of John and Nellie Webster. Lastly, a letter from the Waterworks and Utility Division of the county of Los Angeles to its new customers regarding the company's take over of Deer Path Mutual Water Company of Malibu is included.
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Christlieb, Bernice and Wilfred to John and Nellie Webster 1937 November 2

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County of Los Angeles Department of County Engineer Waterworks and Utilities Division to Customers of Deer Path Mutual Water Company 1963 February 28

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Webster, William (Bill) to John L. Webster 1923 July 22

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Webster, William (Bill) to John L. Webster 1923 April 4

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Webster, William (Bill) to Nellie Webster 1922 October 18

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Webster, William (Bill) to Nellie Webster 1922 November 26

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Webster, William (Bill) to Nellie Webster 1922 November 27

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Webster, William (Bill) to Nellie Webster 1923

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Webster, William (Bill) to Nellie Webster 1923 July 31

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Series 2: Photographs circa 1900s

Physical Description: (plus oversize picture)

Scope and Content

The series includes eight photographs of what appears to be a work environment, possibly a factory. The location and individuals are unidentified. There is also an oversize picture of John L. Webster and a group of men from the class of November 21, 1921. The picture says Spes Mea In Deo Est which is a Masonic Motto that means My Hope is in God.
 

Series 3: Printed Materials 1924-1941

Scope and Content

The series includes materials relating to William's time at Urban Military Academy. The Urbanite was the schools publication.
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Brochure- Urban Military Academy Summer Camp 1925

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Diploma- Winchester Junior Rifle Corps presented to William Webster 1925 May 12

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Program- Second Annual Horse Show at the Urban Military Academy 1924 January 11

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Publication- The Elks Booster Vol. 17 No. 5 San Bernardino California 1924 April

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Publication- Urbanite Vol. 1 No. 4 1924 February 15

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Publication- Urbanite Vol. 1 No. 15 1924 May 9

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Publication- Urbanite Vol. II No. 3 1924 November 7

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Publication- Urbanite Vol. II No. 5 1924 December 5

 

Series 4: Financial Records 1925-1958

Scope and Content

The Financial Records series includes receipts and invoices from 1925 to 1941 regarding rent on a cabin at Los Flores Inn. Also included, is a ledger belonging to John and Nellie Webster from 1948-1958.
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Receipt to John L. Webster 1925 April 9

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Invoice from Hearst Sunical Land and Packing Corporation to John L. Webster Regarding Rent of a Cabin at Los Flores 1937 May 1

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Invoice from Hearst Sunical Land and Packing Corporation to John L. Webster 1941 July 1

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Financial Ledger of John and Nellie Webster 1948-1958