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    • Map of the lands of Los Angeles Canal and Reservoir Company, December 1870

    • Reservoirs--California; Irrigation--California; Land subdivision--California--Los Angeles County; Surveying--California--Los Angeles County--19th century; Surveying--California--History; California--Maps
    • William Moore worked as a surveyor for the Los Angeles City and County as early as the 1850s. In the late 1860s and 1870s, Moore started working for the Los Angeles Canal and Reservoir Company to establish a system of canals to bring water from the...
    • [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...
    • Duck Lake Trail. Sierra Nevada

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    • Trail by Duck Lake, of the Sierra Nevada. Deep snow surrounds trail. Horse on trail. Caption on front of photographic postcard: "277--On the Duck Lake Trail, July 5 Willard." Title supplied by cataloger.
    • Big Pine, Tate house ruins

    • Abandoned houses--California--Big Pine; Abandoned buildings--California--Big Pine; Ruins--California--Owens Valley; Land use; 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, Tate house ruins

    • Abandoned houses--California--Big Pine; Abandoned buildings--California--Big Pine; Ruins--California--Owens Valley; Land use; 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, G. A. McAfee house ruins

    • Ruins--California--Owens Valley; Abandoned houses--California--Big Pine; Abandoned buildings--California--Big Pine; Land use; 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, farmhouse ruins

    • Abandoned houses--California--Big Pine; Abandoned buildings--California--Big Pine; Ruins--California--Owens Valley; Land use; 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, abandoned house

    • Abandoned houses--California--Big Pine; Abandoned buildings--California--Big Pine; Land use; 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...
    • How the City purchase has affected the voting precincts of Big Pine

    • Voting; 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...
    • City compelled to acknowledge Indians right on Taboose Creek, by the Government

    • Irrigation; Water-supply, Agricultural; Indians of North America; Taboose Creek; Ramshaw, George; Webb, Thomas; Big Pine Property Owners Association; 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...
    • Newspaper article about Owens Valley deterioration

    • Water-supply, Agricultural; Los Angeles (Calif.) Board of Public Service Commissioners; Los Angeles Aqueduct; Newspapers—California—Sacramento; Water-supply--California--Management; Mulholland, William, 1855-1935; Del Valle, Reginaldo F. (Reginaldo...
    • 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 to H. L. Judell

    • Reparations; Legislation--California; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles; Legislation--California; Inman, J. M.; Black, J. D. (John David), 1893-1960
    • 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 E. R. Cornell

    • Cornell, E. R.; Big Pine Property Owners Association; Business; 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...
    • Agreement of March 9, 1921 and letter from Phil D. Swing to J. D. Black

    • United States. Bureau of Reclamation; Los Angeles (Calif.) Board of Public Service Commissioners; Contracts; Bien, Morris; Robertson, Howard; Vroman, James P.; Stephens, Jess E.; Anderson, F. G.; 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...
    • Data and general information on city owned ranches in and around the town of Big Pine

    • Real property--Valuation; Real property--Purchasing--United States; Hession, Jess; Big Pine Property Owners Association; 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...

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