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    • Tujunga Valley

    • Tujunga Valley
    • Agriculture--California--Los Angeles; Mountains--California--Los Angeles; Dwellings--California--Los Angeles;
    • A view looking downhill at the Tujunga Valley, showing fields extending up to the foothills of the San Gabriel mountains. In the foreground are a tent-like structure and a few houses.
    • 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...
    • Queso, Paiute Native American

    • Queso, Paiute Native American
    • Queso;
    • An impoverished Paiute named Queso in his lean-to; to his right is a woman lying down. To his left is a dog. In the background is another shanty, perhaps a take on the traditional Paiute dwelling, the nobe. Title on lower center: Queso Piaute...
    • Proposition the great city of Los Angeles offers to town of Big Pine for settlement

    • Proposition the great city of Los Angeles offers to town of Big Pine for settlement
    • Land use; Big Pine Creek (Calif.); Baker Creek (Calif.); Irrigation; Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.); Power-plants; Agriculture--California--Owens Valley; Los Angeles (Calif.) Board of Public Service Commissioners; Real property--Purchasing--United...
    • 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...
    • Proposition the great city of Los Angeles offers to town of Big Pine for settlement

    • Proposition the great city of Los Angeles offers to town of Big Pine for settlement
    • Land use; Big Pine Creek (Calif.); Baker Creek (Calif.); Irrigation; Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.); Power-plants; Agriculture--California--Owens Valley; Los Angeles (Calif.) Board of Public Service Commissioners; Real property--Purchasing--United...
    • 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...
    • Paiute Women

    • Paiute Women
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    • Three Paiute women with their children in cradleboards. The Anglo-American crowd in the background shows that this is a public event, perhaps the Paiute's annual dance festival, or else some kind of fair. Inscription at lower left of the postcard...
    • Owens Valley, California. Winter

    • Owens Valley, California. Winter
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    • View of snow-clad Owens Valley, from either Big Pine, California or else Bishop, California. Unidentified range of mountains in background. Phrase "LA" and image of Los Angeles Coliseum part of frame around photograph. Title supplied by cataloger.
    • Old Jake Miller Ranch

    • Old Jake Miller Ranch
    • Ranches--California--Owens Valley; Agriculture--California--Owens Valley; 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...
    • Old Jake Miller Ranch

    • Old Jake Miller Ranch
    • Agriculture--California--Owens Valley; Ranches--California--Owens Valley; 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...
    • Letter from J. D. Black to Jess Hession

    • Letter from J. D. Black to Jess Hession
    • Land use; Agriculture--California--Owens Valley; Ranches--California--Owens Valley; Big Pine Property Owners Association; Black, J. D. (John David), 1893-1960; Hession, Jess
    • 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...
    • City of Los Angeles Well. Owens Valley, California

    • City of Los Angeles Well. Owens Valley, California
    • Los Angeles Department of Water and Power; Mulholland, William, 1855-1935;
    • Well probably owned and operated by City of Los Angeles, as indicated by wellhead similar to other city wellheads. Unidentified mountain range in background. Barbed wire fence around property. Title supplied by cataloger.

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