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    • 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...
    • Los Angeles Aqueduct canal in Owens Valley

    • Canals--California--Owens Valley; Irrigation--California; Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.); Plants; 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. In 1913, the Los Angeles Aqueduct was completed to bring Owens Valley water to the city. This canal was part of...
    • [Letter to J. Paul Getty, May 7, 1938]

    • Dockweiler, John Francis, 1895-1943; Dockweiler, Henry Isidore; Getty, J. Paul (Jean Paul), 1892-1976;
    • Two carbon copies of a letter from an unidentified sender, possibly Henry Isidore Dockweiler, to J. Paul Getty, requesting a donation that had been discussed at an earlier date, toward John Francis Dockweiler's campaign to become Governor of...
    • The Palisades and Bay, Santa Monica, California

    • Bays--California--Santa Monica; Beaches--California--Santa Monica; Roads--California--Santa Monica; Wharves--California--Santa Monica;
    • A view of the Santa Monica Bay, looking north towards the Palisades and bay from the California Incline, with mountains in the distance. What looks to be half of the remaining Long Wharf extends into the bay.
    • Pier Avenue, Hermosa Beach, California

    • Streets--California--Hermosa Beach; Piers--California--Hermosa Beach; Stores, Retail--California--Hermosa Beach;
    • A daytime view from Pier Avenue at Hermosa Avenue in Hermosa Beach, California, looking towards the ocean. There are several small shops and a hotel along the street, and at the end of the block is the entrance to a pier. A flagpole stands in the...
    • Frank Sebastian's new Cotton Club

    • Restaurants--California--Culver City; Dance halls--California--Culver City
    • An interior view of Frank Sebastian's New Cotton Club located in Culver City, California. Tables and chairs are arranged around a central dance floor, with a bandstand at the end of the room, and the ceiling is draped with colorful striped fabric.
    • Birdseye: view of resorts near Los Angeles, California

    • Piers--California--Los Angeles; Seaside resorts--California--Los Angeles; Tourist camps & hostels--California--Los Angeles; Canals--California--Los Angeles; Boardwalks--California--Los Angeles; Soldiers' homes--California--Los Angeles;
    • An aerial view of the Los Angeles basin looking towards the east with a distorted perspective focusing on Venice. The Venice pier appears prominently in the foreground. The Venice canals appear near the center of the image. Popular tourist areas...
    • S.P. Mammoth Wharf, 4700 feet long, Port Los Angeles, Cal.

    • Bays--California--Santa Monica Bay; Wharves--California--Santa Monica Bay; Piers--California--Santa Monica Bay; Railroads--California--Los Angeles; Locomotives--California--Los Angeles;
    • A view of the Southern Pacific Long Wharf, also known as the Mile Long Pier, looking from the shore towards the west. Two tall ships are docked at the end of the pier. A third tall ship is seen in open water in the upper right portion of the...
    • 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...
    • Big Pine, California. Abandoned Orchard

    • Los Angeles Department of Water and Power;
    • Dead trees of orchard, under ownership of City of Los Angeles. Unidentified snow-capped mountains in background. Text on back of photograph written in hand of J. D. Black: "Dead Orchard Big Pine." Title supplied by cataloger.
    • Los Angeles Aqueduct Canal. Owens Valley, California

    • Los Angeles Department of Water and Power; Mulholland, William, 1855-1935;
    • Canal part of the Los Angeles Aqueduct system in the Owens Valley operated by the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power to bring valley water to Los Angeles. The snow-capped mountains in the right background are most likely the Sierra Nevada,...
    • Center Schoolhouse. Owens Valley, California

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    • Abandoned Center Schoolhouse in Owens Valley. Overturned outhouse at left. Inscription in ink on back of photograph by J. D. Black: "Abandoned Center School House (note wood-pecked holes on side walls." Title supplied by cataloger.

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