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    • Westwood Village, California

    • Westwood Village, California
    • Shopping centers--California--Los Angeles; Stores, Retail--California--Los Angeles; Streets--California--Los Angeles;
    • A view looking north along Westwood Boulevard in Los Angeles, California. The meridian is planted with palm trees. Businesses along the street include Cut Rate Drugs, a Standard Supreme (Chevron) gas station, Sears, and the Bank of America.
    • 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...
    • Torrance business district, Torrance, Calif.

    • Torrance business district, Torrance, Calif.
    • Central business districts--California--Torrance; Streets--California--Torrance; Stores, Retail--California--Torrance;
    • A daytime view of the central business district in Torrance, California, near the intersection of Sartori and El Prado. The shops lining the street include a candy store and a furniture store. The central street is full of parked cars.
    • The Searchlight, July 1927

    • The Searchlight, July 1927
    • Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.); Bombings; Water-supply--California--Management; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles; Newspapers--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...
    • The harbor, Los Angeles, Cal.

    • The harbor, Los Angeles, Cal.
    • Harbors--California--Los Angeles; Shipping--California--Los Angeles; Railroad trains--California--Los Angeles;
    • A view of the Port of Los Angeles, looking out towards the ocean, with a freight train in the foreground, and ships in the harbor. A sign for "E. K. Wood [Lumber]" can be seen on top of one of the buildings on the left.
    • The Gridiron, June 17, 1927

    • The Gridiron, June 17, 1927
    • Bombings; Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.); Owens Valley (Calif.)--Social conditions; Water-supply--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles; Newspapers--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...
    • The Gridiron, July 8, 1927

    • The Gridiron, July 8, 1927
    • Mulholland, William, 1855-1935; Owens Valley (Calif.)--Social conditions; Water-supply--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles; Advertising; Newspapers--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...
    • The Gridiron, August 19, 1927

    • The Gridiron, August 19, 1927
    • Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce; Owens Valley (Calif.)--Social conditions; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles; Advertising; Newspapers--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...
    • 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 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...
    • Statement of damages by E. R. Cornell

    • Statement of damages by E. R. Cornell
    • Reparations; 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...
    • Statement by Johnathan W. McMurry

    • Statement by Johnathan W. McMurry
    • Big Pine Canal (Calif.); Canals; Aqueducts; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles; McMurry, Johnathan W.
    • 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...

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