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    • Valuation and sale of Big Pine properties

    • Valuation and sale of Big Pine properties
    • Prices; Real property--Valuation; Real property--Purchasing--United States; 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...
    • Telegrams to Maurice B. Browne and J. M. Inman

    • Telegrams to Maurice B. Browne and J. M. Inman
    • Letters; Reparations; Browne, Maurice B.; Inman, J. M.; Big Pine Property Owners Association; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • Big Pine Property Owners Association (BPPOA) was established in December 1924 to represent the property interests of Big Pine residents. After a reparations bill of California was passed in April 1925, the BPPOA formed the Big Pine Reparations...
    • Telegram receipt for Big Pine Reparations Association

    • Telegram receipt for Big Pine Reparations Association
    • Telegrams; Big Pine Reparations Association; J. D. (John David), 1893-1960; Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce; McGary, D. F.; Western Union Telegraph Company
    • 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...
    • Telegram letter from Big Pine Reparations Association to D. F. McGary

    • Telegram letter from Big Pine Reparations Association to D. F. McGary
    • Reparations; Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce; McGary, D. F.; Big Pine Reparations Association; Del Valle, Reginaldo F. (Reginaldo Francisco), 1854-1938; Los Angeles (Calif.). Department of Water and Power; Water rights--California--Owens Valley;...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Telegram from Big Pine Reparations Association to J. M. Inman

    • Telegram from Big Pine Reparations Association to J. M. Inman
    • Reparations; Contracts; Lawyers; Lawyers--Fees; Meetings; Inman, J. M.; Big Pine Reparations Association; Western Union Telegraph Company; 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...
    • Telegram from Big Pine Reparations Association to D. F. McGary

    • Telegram from Big Pine Reparations Association to D. F. McGary
    • Reparations; Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce; McGary, D. F.; Big Pine Reparations Association; Del Valle, Reginaldo F. (Reginaldo Francisco), 1854-1938; Los Angeles (Calif.). Department of Water and Power; Water rights--California--Owens Valley;...
    • 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...
    • Telegram from Big Pine Reparations Association to D. F. McGary

    • Telegram from Big Pine Reparations Association to D. F. McGary
    • Reparations; Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce; McGary, D. F.; Big Pine Reparations Association; Del Valle, Reginaldo F. (Reginaldo Francisco), 1854-1938; Los Angeles (Calif.). Department of Water and Power; Water rights--California--Owens Valley;...
    • 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...
    • San Joaquin River, South fork

    • San Joaquin River, South fork
    • San Joaquin River (Calif.); Mountains--California; Rivers--California; Black, J. D. (John David), 1893-1960; 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...
    • Sale price of Big Pine properties to City of Los Angeles

    • Sale price of Big Pine properties to City of Los Angeles
    • Prices; Real property--Valuation; Real property--Purchasing--United States; 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...
    • Rose Black

    • Rose Black
    • Black, Rose;
    • Portrait of Rose Black. Inscription on front of photograph: "MOTHER." Inscription on back of photograph: "Mr. John Black Big Pine California. Mrs. Black Bishop Cal." Based on the photographer and the similar border, this photograph was probably...
    • Resolution of Big Pine Reparations Association 1927-09-05

    • Resolution of Big Pine Reparations Association 1927-09-05
    • Resolutions; Reparations; 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...
    • Resolution of Big Pine Reparations Association 1927-05-23

    • Resolution of Big Pine Reparations Association 1927-05-23
    • Resolutions; Reparations; Actions and defenses; Lawyers; Hession, Jess; Inman, J. M.; 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...
    • 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...
    • Reparation claims

    • Reparation claims
    • Reparations; 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...
    • Relative values of Big Pine properties

    • Relative values of Big Pine properties
    • Reparations; Real property--Valuation; Real property--Purchasing--United States; 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...
    • Rangeland. Owens Valley, California

    • Rangeland. Owens Valley, California
    • Los Angeles Department of Water and Power;
    • Rangeland presumably unused for ranching or farming after coming under ownership of the City of Los Angeles. In center background are ruins of building among clump of trees. Black mass on right is cactus. Mountains in background unidentified. They...
    • Rangeland. Owens Valley, California

    • Rangeland. Owens Valley, California
    • Los Angeles Department of Water and Power;
    • Valley rangeland presumably unused for ranching or farming after coming under the ownership of the City of Los Angeles. Barbed wire fence marks off land. Telephone pole in right background. Mountains in background unidentified. They are either...
    • Protest against the City of Los Angeles

    • Protest against the City of Los Angeles
    • Newspapers--California--Los Angeles; Barmore, A. G. (Albert); Joseph, Louis; Rossi, Rafael; Sanger, W. A.; Black, J. D. (John David), 1893-1960; McDonald, A. R.; Higgins, Ralph A.; Mendenhall, W. W.; Williams, H. R.; Water rights--California--Owens...
    • 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...
    • Perry Orchard. Owens Valley, California

    • Perry Orchard. Owens Valley, California
    • Los Angeles Department of Water and Power;
    • Dead trees, some fallen, in orchard formerly owned by "Perry," but probably acquired by the City of Los Angeles in the mid 1920s. Unidentified snow-capped mountains in the background. Inscription on back of photograph by J. D. Black: "what is left...

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