This collection includes scrapbooks,
horse lineage charts, and ephemera relating to Dorothy Deming Wheeler's activities as
women's polo champion, horse breeder, and promoter for the sport of polo in Santa Cruz. Much
of the material covers Pogonip Polo Club, Santa Cruz, Wheeler's "Windy Hill Farm" and Santa
Cruz County polo activities. Also included are two albums of photographs of the Wheeler's
early married life in Alaska as a sled dog breeder and racer in one of the precursors to the
Dorothy S. Deming was born in Santa Cruz, California in 1896 to Henry Seth and Josephine N.
Deming. She married her cousin, Deming Wheeler, at her family's Cliff Street home in Santa
Cruz on August 28, 1916.
9 Linear Feet
9 flat boxes
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