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    • Big Pine, Mrs. Friedericka Staudinger house

    • Big Pine, Mrs. Friedericka Staudinger house
    • Abandoned houses--California--Big Pine; Abandoned buildings--California--Big Pine; Land use; Barbed wire; Fences; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • It is likely that the property was formerly owned by Big Pine resident Mrs. Friedericka Staudinger, but later purchased by the City of Los Angeles. To meet the need for water of its growing population, the City of Los Angeles began acquiring water...
    • City compelled to acknowledge Indians right on Taboose Creek, by the Government

    • City compelled to acknowledge Indians right on Taboose Creek, by the Government
    • Irrigation; Water-supply, Agricultural; Indians of North America; Taboose Creek; Ramshaw, George; Webb, Thomas; Big Pine Property Owners Association; 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...
    • Wishing Well, Chinatown, Los Angeles

    • Wishing Well, Chinatown, Los Angeles
    • Wishing wells--California--Los Angeles; Outdoor sculpture--California--Los Angeles;
    • Within a low brick wall lies a pool of water surrounded by a small hill constructed of foliage and moss. Scattered bridges, pools and statues decorate winding paths which lead to a summit; a sign close to top reads:"Wishing Well" other signs...
    • Chinatown, Los Angeles, California

    • Chinatown, Los Angeles, California
    • Chinese Restaurants--California--Los Angeles; Decoration and ornament, Architectural--California--Los Angeles;
    • From Central Plaza looking east onto Broadway through East Gate; restaurant Li-Po at corner left; benches, trees, telephone booths; automobiles parked on street and in parking lot across the street; people strolling and sitting.
    • Big Pine Reparations Association meeting minutes 1926-12-28

    • Big Pine Reparations Association meeting minutes 1926-12-28
    • Meetings; Reparations; Contracts; Membership; Payment; Big Pine Reparations Association; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • After a reparations bill of California was passed in April 1925, the Big Pine Property Owners Association (BPPOA) formed the Big Pine Reparations Association (BPRA) on July 29, 1925 to establish reparations claims against the City of Los Angeles...
    • Big Pine Reparations Association meeting minutes 1927-04-17

    • Big Pine Reparations Association meeting minutes 1927-04-17
    • Meetings; Reparations; Voting; Claims; Big Pine Reparations Association; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • After a reparations bill of California was passed in April 1925, the Big Pine Property Owners Association (BPPOA) formed the Big Pine Reparations Association (BPRA) on July 29, 1925 to establish reparations claims against the City of Los Angeles...
    • Big Pine Reparations Association meeting minutes 1927-05-26

    • Big Pine Reparations Association meeting minutes 1927-05-26
    • Resolutions; Meetings; Voting; Reparations; Actions and defenses; McIntosh, J. O. (James); Big Pine Reparations Association; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • After a reparations bill of California was passed in April 1925, the Big Pine Property Owners Association (BPPOA) formed the Big Pine Reparations Association (BPRA) on July 29, 1925 to establish reparations claims against the City of Los Angeles...
    • Big Pine Reparations Association meeting minutes 1927-05-27

    • Big Pine Reparations Association meeting minutes 1927-05-27
    • Resolutions; Meetings; Reparations; Actions and defenses; Lawyers; Hession, Jess; McIntosh, J. O. (James); Big Pine Reparations Association; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • After a reparations bill of California was passed in April 1925, the Big Pine Property Owners Association (BPPOA) formed the Big Pine Reparations Association (BPRA) on July 29, 1925 to establish reparations claims against the City of Los Angeles...
    • Big Pine Reparations Association meeting minutes 1927-07-13

    • Big Pine Reparations Association meeting minutes 1927-07-13
    • Meetings; Big Pine Reparations Association; Owens Valley Property Owners Protective Association; Young, Clement Calhoun, 1869-1947; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • After a reparations bill of California was passed in April 1925, the Big Pine Property Owners Association (BPPOA) formed the Big Pine Reparations Association (BPRA) on July 29, 1925 to establish reparations claims against the City of Los Angeles...
    • Big Pine Reparations Association meeting minutes 1927-09-05

    • Big Pine Reparations Association meeting minutes 1927-09-05
    • Resolutions; Reparations; Actions and defenses; Lawyers; Big Pine Reparations Association; Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • After a reparations bill of California was passed in April 1925, the Big Pine Property Owners Association (BPPOA) formed the Big Pine Reparations Association (BPRA) on July 29, 1925 to establish reparations claims against the City of Los Angeles...
    • Big Pine, Steward residence, abandoned

    • Big Pine, Steward residence, abandoned
    • Abandoned farms--California--Big Pine; Agriculture--California--Owens Valley; Land use; Trees; Barbed wire; Fences; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • It is likely that the land was formerly owned by Big Pine farmer Mr. Steward for his residence, but later purchased and torn down by the City of Los Angeles. To meet the need for water of its growing population, the City of Los Angeles began...
    • Big Pine, abandoned farm

    • Big Pine, abandoned farm
    • Abandoned farms--California--Big Pine; Agriculture--California--Owens Valley; Land use; Barbed wire; Fences; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • Farm land was probably 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 rights in the Owens Valley in 1905. The Los Angeles Aqueduct was...
    • Big Pine, Tyler farm, abandoned

    • Big Pine, Tyler farm, abandoned
    • Abandoned farms--California--Big Pine; Ruins--California—Owens Valley; Agriculture--California--Owens Valley; Land use; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • Farm was probably 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 rights in the Owens Valley in 1905. The Los Angeles Aqueduct was completed in...
    • Big Pine, Hession farmhouse, abandoned

    • Big Pine, Hession farmhouse, abandoned
    • Abandoned houses--California--Big Pine; Abandoned buildings--California--Big Pine; Abandoned farms--California--Big Pine; Land use; Fences; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • Farm was probably 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 rights in the Owens Valley in 1905. The Los Angeles Aqueduct was completed in...
    • Big Pine, abandoned farm

    • Big Pine, abandoned farm
    • Abandoned houses--California--Big Pine; Abandoned buildings--California--Big Pine; Abandoned farms--California--Big Pine; Land use; Trees; Barbed wire; Fences; Agriculture--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water...
    • Farm was probably 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 rights in the Owens Valley in 1905. The Los Angeles Aqueduct was completed in...
    • Big Pine, Hession farmhouse, abandoned

    • Big Pine, Hession farmhouse, abandoned
    • Abandoned houses--California--Big Pine; Abandoned buildings--California--Big Pine; Abandoned farms--California--Big Pine; Land use; Fences; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • Farm was probably 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 rights in the Owens Valley in 1905. The Los Angeles Aqueduct was completed in...
    • Big Pine, Hession farmhouse, abandoned

    • Big Pine, Hession farmhouse, abandoned
    • Abandoned houses--California--Big Pine; Abandoned buildings--California--Big Pine; Abandoned farms--California--Big Pine; Land use; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • Farm was probably 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 rights in the Owens Valley in 1905. The Los Angeles Aqueduct was completed in...
    • Owens valley water well and cement pipes

    • Owens valley water well and cement pipes
    • Wellheads; Wells--California--Owens Valley; Water-pipes; Barbed wire; Water-supply--California--Management; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • Well was probably owned and operated by the City of Los Angeles to pump 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...
    • Owens valley water well and cement pipes

    • Owens valley water well and cement pipes
    • Water-pipes; Wells--California--Owens Valley; Barbed wire; Water-supply--California--Management; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • Well was probably owned and operated by the City of Los Angeles to pump 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...

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