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    • Letter from J. D. Black to Victor H. Tuttle

    • Letter from J. D. Black to Victor H. Tuttle
    • Owens Valley Herald; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles; Tuttle, Victor H.; Black, J. D. (John David), 1893-1960
    • To meet the need for water of its growing population, the City of Los Angeles began acquiring water rights in the Owens Valley in 1905. The Los Angeles Aqueduct was completed in 1913 to bring Owens Valley water to the city. During the 1920s, the...
    • Letter from J. D. Black to Vivian Jones

    • Letter from J. D. Black to Vivian Jones
    • Taxation; Black, J. D. (John David), 1893-1960, Johnson, Charley; Jones, Vivian L.; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • To meet the need for water of its growing population, the City of Los Angeles began acquiring water rights in the Owens Valley in 1905. The Los Angeles Aqueduct was completed in 1913 to bring Owens Valley water to the city. During the 1920s, the...
    • Letter from J. D. Black to Roi H. Cordray

    • Letter from J. D. Black to Roi H. Cordray
    • Business; Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.); Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles; Cordray, Roi H.; Black, J. D. (John David), 1893-1960
    • To meet the need for water of its growing population, the City of Los Angeles began acquiring water rights in the Owens Valley in 1905. The Los Angeles Aqueduct was completed in 1913 to bring Owens Valley water to the city. During the 1920s, the...
    • Reparations claim in New York

    • Reparations claim in New York
    • Reparations; Claims; Water-supply--New York (State)--New York; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • As secretary for the Big Pine Property Owners Association (BPPOA) and later for the Big Pine Reparations Association (BPRA), J. D. Black (1893-1960) was a leader in the fight of Big Pine for reparations from the City of Los Angeles during the Owens...
    • Notice of appeal from J. D. Black

    • Notice of appeal from J. D. Black
    • Land use; Legislation--United States; Big Pine Creek (Calif.); Real property--Purchasing--United States; Stockholders; Big Pine Water Association; Black, J. D. (John David), 1893-1960; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water...
    • J. D. Black (1893-1960), also known as Jack, was a merchant of Big Pine and Bishop, California. He was a leader in the fight of Big Pine for reparations from the City of Los Angeles during the Owens Valley water controversy. In the 1920s, he served...
    • Letter from J. D. Black to Hiram W. Johnson

    • Letter from J. D. Black to Hiram W. Johnson
    • Reparations; Big Pine Creek (Calif.); Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • J. D. Black (1893-1960), also known as Jack, was a merchant of Big Pine and Bishop, California. He was a leader in the fight of Big Pine for reparations from the City of Los Angeles during the Owens Valley water controversy. In the 1920s, he served...
    • Complaint against City of Los Angeles

    • Complaint against City of Los Angeles
    • Land use; Big Pine (Calif.)--Economic conditions; Big Pine (Calif.)--Population; Real property--Purchasing--United States; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • As secretary for the Big Pine Property Owners Association (BPPOA) and later for the Big Pine Reparations Association (BPRA), J. D. Black (1893-1960) was a leader in the fight of Big Pine for reparations from the City of Los Angeles during the Owens...
    • Letter from J. D. Black to Phil D. Swing

    • Letter from J. D. Black to Phil D. Swing
    • Contracts; United States. Bureau of Reclamation; Los Angeles (Calif.) Board of Public Service Commissioners; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • J. D. Black (1893-1960), also known as Jack, was a merchant of Big Pine and Bishop, California. He was a leader in the fight of Big Pine for reparations from the City of Los Angeles during the Owens Valley water controversy. In the 1920s, he served...
    • Letter from J. D. Black to W. W. Watterson

    • Letter from J. D. Black to W. W. Watterson
    • Reparations; Letters; Watterson, W. W.; Browne, Maurice B.; Inman, J. M.; Big Pine Property Owners Association; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • J. D. Black (1893-1960), also known as Jack, was a merchant of Big Pine and Bishop, California. He was a leader in the fight of Big Pine for reparations from the City of Los Angeles during the Owens Valley water controversy. In the 1920s, he served...
    • Telegram from J. D. Black to James Rolph Jr.

    • Telegram from J. D. Black to James Rolph Jr.
    • Rolph, James, 1869-1934; Black, J. D. (John David), 1893-1960; Big Pine Water Association; Stockholders; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • J. D. Black (1893-1960), also known as Jack, was a merchant of Big Pine and Bishop, California. He was a leader in the fight of Big Pine for reparations from the City of Los Angeles during the Owens Valley water controversy. In the 1920s, he served...
    • Owens Valley water pumping from well into ditch

    • Owens Valley water pumping from well into ditch
    • Wellheads; Water-pipes; Plants; Wells--California--Owens Valley; Groundwater--California--Owens Valley; Irrigation--California; Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.); Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • Well probably owned and operated by the City of Los Angeles, pumping groundwater into ditches that bring water to the Los Angeles Aqueduct. To meet the need for water of its growing population, the City of Los Angeles began acquiring water rights...
    • Big Pine, ditch and black headgate: street view

    • Big Pine, ditch and black headgate: street view
    • Ditches; Automobiles; Streets; Irrigation--California; Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.); Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • To meet the need for water of its growing population, the City of Los Angeles began acquiring water rights in the Owens Valley in 1905. The Los Angeles Aqueduct was completed in 1913 to bring Owens Valley water to the city. During the 1920s, the...
    • Big Pine, ditch and black headgate: cement pipe

    • Big Pine, ditch and black headgate: cement pipe
    • Ditches; Water-pipes; Sidewalks; Irrigation--California; Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.); Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • To meet the need for water of its growing population, the City of Los Angeles began acquiring water rights in the Owens Valley in 1905. The Los Angeles Aqueduct was completed in 1913 to bring Owens Valley water to the city. During the 1920s, the...
    • Big Pine, ditch and black headgate: close-up view

    • Big Pine, ditch and black headgate: close-up view
    • Ditches; Water-pipes; Sidewalks; Irrigation--California; Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.); Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • To meet the need for water of its growing population, the City of Los Angeles began acquiring water rights in the Owens Valley in 1905. The Los Angeles Aqueduct was completed in 1913 to bring Owens Valley water to the city. During the 1920s, the...
    • Big Pine, ditch and black headgate: street view

    • Big Pine, ditch and black headgate: street view
    • Ditches; Water-pipes; Sidewalks; Storefronts; Shovels; Dollies (Moving equipment); Automobiles; Streets; Buildings--California--Big Pine; Irrigation--California; Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.); Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water...
    • To meet the need for water of its growing population, the City of Los Angeles began acquiring water rights in the Owens Valley in 1905. The Los Angeles Aqueduct was completed in 1913 to bring Owens Valley water to the city. During the 1920s, the...
    • Big Pine, ditch and black headgate: sidewalk view

    • Big Pine, ditch and black headgate: sidewalk view
    • Ditches; Sidewalks; Storefronts; Shovels; Dollies (Moving equipment); Irrigation--California; Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.); Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • To meet the need for water of its growing population, the City of Los Angeles began acquiring water rights in the Owens Valley in 1905. The Los Angeles Aqueduct was completed in 1913 to bring Owens Valley water to the city. During the 1920s, the...
    • Owens Valley water pumping from well into ditch

    • Owens Valley water pumping from well into ditch
    • Water-pipes; Ditches; Plants; Wells--California--Owens Valley; Groundwater--California--Owens Valley; Canals--California--Owens Valley; Irrigation--California; Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.); Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water...
    • Well probably owned and operated by the City of Los Angeles, pumping groundwater into ditches that bring water to the Los Angeles Aqueduct. To meet the need for water of its growing population, the City of Los Angeles began acquiring water rights...
    • Big Pine, Clarke farm, abandoned

    • Big Pine, Clarke farm, abandoned
    • Abandoned farms--California--Big Pine; Abandoned buildings--California--Big Pine; Ruins--California--Owens Valley; Land use; Irrigation--California; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • It is likely that the farm was formerly owned by Big Pine resident Charles C. Clarke, but later purchased and abandoned by the City of Los Angeles. To meet the need for water of its growing population, the City of Los Angeles began acquiring water...
    • Owens Valley canal bringing water to Los Angeles Aqueduct

    • Owens Valley canal bringing water to Los Angeles Aqueduct
    • Water-pipes; Ditches; Plants; Wells--California--Owens Valley; Groundwater--California--Owens Valley; Canals--California--Owens Valley; Irrigation--California; Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.); Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water...
    • Well probably owned and operated by the City of Los Angeles, pumping groundwater into ditches that bring water to the Los Angeles Aqueduct. To meet the need for water of its growing population, the City of Los Angeles began acquiring water rights...
    • Owens Valley well behind barbed wire

    • Owens Valley well behind barbed wire
    • Wellheads; Plants; Barbed wire; Fences; Wells--California--Owens Valley; Irrigation--California; Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.); Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • Well probably owned and operated by City of Los Angeles, pumping groundwater into ditches that bring water to the Los Angeles Aqueduct. To meet the need for water of its growing population, the City of Los Angeles began acquiring water rights in...

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