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    • Letter from Acting Commissioner to Honorable Phil D. Swing

    • Letter from Acting Commissioner to Honorable Phil D. Swing
    • Legislation--California; Contracts; Los Angeles (Calif.) Board of Public Service Commissioners; Swing, Philip David, 1884-1963; 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 Los Angeles Department of Water and Power to Mrs. Friederike Staudinger

    • Letter from Los Angeles Department of Water and Power to Mrs. Friederike Staudinger
    • Real property--Purchasing--United States; Bank of America; Staudinger, Friederike; Los Angeles (Calif.). Department of Water and Power; 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, Benner farm, abandoned

    • Big Pine, Benner farm, abandoned
    • Abandoned farms--California--Big Pine; Ruins--California--Owens Valley; Barns; 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, Benner farm, abandoned

    • Big Pine, Benner farm, abandoned
    • Ruins--California--Owens Valley; Abandoned farms--California--Big Pine; Abandoned buildings--California--Big Pine; Agricultural facilities; Land use; 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 Citizen, June 11, 1927

    • Big Pine Citizen, June 11, 1927
    • Water-supply--California--Management; Mineral industries; Owens Valley (Calif.)--Social conditions; Advertising; Big Pine (Calif.)--History; Los Angeles (Calif.). Department of Water and Power; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water...
    • The Big Pine Citizen was the weekly newspaper of Big Pine, a town in the northern Owens Valley of the California Sierras. The newspaper expressed the viewpoint of Big Pine residents on Los Angeles' control of the Owens Valley water supply during...
    • Big Pine Citizen, May 14, 1927

    • Big Pine Citizen, May 14, 1927
    • Reparations; Claims; Hession, Jess; Lawyers; Water-supply--California--Management; Mineral industries; Owens Valley (Calif.)--Social conditions; Advertising; Big Pine (Calif.)--History; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water...
    • The Big Pine Citizen was the weekly newspaper of Big Pine, a town in the northern Owens Valley of the California Sierras. The newspaper expressed the viewpoint of Big Pine residents on Los Angeles' control of the Owens Valley water supply during...
    • 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, abandoned ranch

    • Big Pine, abandoned ranch
    • Ranches--California--Owens Valley; Agriculture--California--Owens Valley; Land use; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • Ranch 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 ranch

    • Big Pine, abandoned ranch
    • Ranches--California--Owens Valley; Land use; Trees; Agriculture--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • Ranch 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, 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, Benner farm, abandoned

    • Big Pine, Benner farm, abandoned
    • Abandoned farms--California--Big Pine; 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, 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...
    • Big Pine, Roy Willis farm, abandoned

    • Big Pine, Roy Willis farm, abandoned
    • Ruins--California--Owens Valley; Abandoned farms--California--Big Pine; Abandoned buildings--California--Big Pine; Trees; 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, Roy Willis farm, abandoned

    • Big Pine, Roy Willis farm, abandoned
    • Ruins--California--Owens Valley; Abandoned farms--California--Big Pine; Abandoned buildings--California--Big Pine; Trees; 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, school house ruins

    • Big Pine, school house ruins
    • Ruins--California--Owens Valley; Abandoned buildings--California--Big Pine; Land use; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • It is likely that the land was formerly used for school houses, 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 acquiring water rights in the Owens...
    • Big Pine, school house ruins

    • Big Pine, school house ruins
    • Ruins--California--Owens Valley; Abandoned buildings--California--Big Pine; Land use; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • It is likely that the land was formerly used for school houses, 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 acquiring water rights in the Owens...
    • Big Pine, Benner farm, abandoned

    • Big Pine, Benner farm, abandoned
    • Ruins--California--Owens Valley; Abandoned farms--California--Big Pine; Abandoned buildings--California--Big Pine; Agricultural facilities; Land use; 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, Benner farm, abandoned

    • Big Pine, Benner farm, abandoned
    • Ruins--California--Owens Valley; Abandoned farms--California--Big Pine; Abandoned buildings--California--Big Pine; Agricultural facilities; Land use; 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, Benner farm, abandoned

    • Big Pine, Benner farm, abandoned
    • Abandoned farms--California--Big Pine; Abandoned buildings--California--Big Pine; Agricultural facilities; Silos; Land use; Agriculture--California--Owens Valley; 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...

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