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Ontario City Library, Robert E. Ellingwood Model Colony History Room
215 East "C" Street
Ontario, California 91764-4111
Phone: (909) 395-2206
Email: localhistory@ontarioca.gov
Collections with online items: 1
Physical collections: 22
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General Electric Ontario Hotpoint Works Collection

Earl H. Richardson was a meter reader for the Ontario Power Company in the early 1900’s. In his spare time, he experimented with electrifying flat irons. Designing a small, lighter weight model (flatirons could weigh 5-10 pounds each), he convinced...