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    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Owens Valley, California

    • Owens Valley, California
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    • View of floor of Owens Valley looking west to town of Big Pine and the Sierra Nevada. Inscription on front of photograph: "Looking Across Valley at Big Pine. H. W. M. 1007." Title supplied by cataloger.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Agricultural and irrigation history in Owens Valley

    • Agricultural and irrigation history in Owens Valley
    • Water supply, agricultural; Ranches--California--Owens Valley; Reclamation of land; Irrigation farming; Water-supply--California--Management; United States. Bureau of Reclamation; 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...
    • 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...
    • 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, Central Area

    • Owens Valley, California, Central Area
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    • This photograph was taken looking to the west. The mountains in the background are the Sierra Nevada. Big Pine, California, home of J. D. Black, is to the upper right of the photograph. The Los Angeles Aqueduct intake, noted in pen in lower left,...
    • 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...
    • Big Pine, Wilson ranch, abandoned

    • Big Pine, Wilson ranch, abandoned
    • Ranches--California--Owens Valley; Abandoned farms--California--Big Pine; Orchards--California--Big Pine; Agriculture--California--Owens Valley; Trees; Land use; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • Ranch was purchased and abandoned by the City of 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...
    • Big Pine, Wilson ranch, abandoned

    • Big Pine, Wilson ranch, abandoned
    • Ranches--California--Owens Valley; Abandoned farms--California--Big Pine; Orchards--California--Big Pine; Agriculture--California--Owens Valley; Trees; Land use; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • Ranch was purchased and abandoned by the City of 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...
    • Big Pine, abandoned ranch

    • Big Pine, abandoned ranch
    • Ranches--California--Owens Valley; Agriculture--California--Owens Valley; Land use; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • Ranch was probably purchased and abandoned by the City of 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...
    • Big Pine, abandoned ranch

    • Big Pine, abandoned ranch
    • Ranches--California--Owens Valley; Land use; Trees; Agriculture--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • Ranch was probably purchased and abandoned by the City of 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...

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