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    • Owens Valley Herald, December 10, 1924

    • Owens Valley Herald, December 10, 1924
    • Water-supply--California--Management; Warren, George B.; Watterson, W. W.; Big Pine Property Owners Association; Real property--Purchasing--United States; Owens Valley (Calif.)--Social conditions; 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, water pipes

    • Big Pine, water pipes
    • Water-pipes; Water-supply--California--Management; 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, water gushing from Eaton Headgate

    • Big Pine, water gushing from Eaton Headgate
    • Water-supply--California--Management; 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...
    • Bishop, California .  Motorcyclists Racing

    • Bishop, California . Motorcyclists Racing
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    • Motorcyclists racing on a dirt road probably outside of Bishop, California, in the Owens Valley. The persons in the photograph are unknown. The mountains in the background are most likely the White Mountains. White frame houses in the left...
    • Day Book of J. D. Black, 1929

    • Day Book of J. D. Black, 1929
    • Reparations; Claims; Actions and defenses; Meetings; Sales; Big Pine Reparations Association; Real property--Valuation; Real property--Purchasing--United States; 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...
    • 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, 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; Barbed wire; 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...
    • Los Angeles City Hall

    • Los Angeles City Hall
    • City Halls--California--Los Angeles; Public buildings--California--Los Angeles; Parking garages--California--Los Angeles;
    • City hall; Hall of Justice behind and to the right; Federal Building to the right of City Hall; office buildings; crowded parking lots; motorcycle; trees and shrubbery; streetlights.
    • City Hall, Los Angeles

    • City Hall, Los Angeles
    • City Halls--California--Los Angeles; Public buildings--California--Los Angeles; Footbridges--California--Los Angeles;
    • City Hall building and tower; in foreground, steps line an overpass that arches across the street; parked automobiles and pedestrians on sidewalk can be seen beneath the overpass; palm trees; plants and bushes; streetlights.

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