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    • Bishop, Geroge Mell place, abandoned

    • Bishop, Geroge Mell place, abandoned
    • Abandoned buildings--California--Big Pine; Trees; 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...
    • Letter from J. H. White to J. D. Black

    • Letter from J. H. White to J. D. Black
    • Balzar, Fredrick Bennett, 1880-1934; Black, J. D. (John David), 1893-1960; Letters; 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...
    • Letter from Jess Hession to J. D. Black

    • Letter from Jess Hession to J. D. Black
    • Big Pine Creek (Calif.); Stocks; Stockholders; Meyers, Minnie; Big Pine Water Association; Hession, Jess; Black, J. D. (John David), 1893-1960; 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...
    • Letter from Big Pine Reparations Association to W. R. McCarthy

    • Letter from Big Pine Reparations Association to W. R. McCarthy
    • Big Pine Reparations Association; Reparations; McCarthy, W. R.; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • 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...
    • Letter from J. D. Black to Mr. Coe

    • Letter from J. D. Black to Mr. Coe
    • Big Pine Water Association; Black, J. D. (John David), 1893-1960; Land use; 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...
    • Big Pine water controversy

    • Big Pine water controversy
    • Big Pine Water Association; Clausen, J. C.; Del Valle, Reginaldo F. (Reginaldo Francisco), 1854-1938; Los Angeles (Calif.) Board of Public Service Commissioners; Reparations; Stocks; Big Pine Reparations Association; Water rights--California--Owens...
    • 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...
    • Bishop, California .  Motorcyclists Racing

    • Bishop, California . Motorcyclists Racing
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    • Motorcyclists racing on a dirt road probably outside of Bishop, California, in the Owens Valley. The persons in the photograph are unknown. The mountains in the background are most likely the White Mountains. White frame houses in the left...
    • Bishop, California . Motorcyclists

    • Bishop, California . Motorcyclists
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    • A group of motorcyclists, along with bicyclists, are on display at an unknown location (probably Bishop) in the Owens Valley. The persons in the photograph are unknown. The mountains in the background are most likely the White Mountains. Title...
    • Bishop Creek, Bishop, California

    • Bishop Creek, Bishop, California
    • Bishop Creek (Calif.); Wild flowers; Pines; Streams--California; Mountains--California; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • View of Bishop Creek with running streams, pine trees, and mountains. Handwritten message and address on back of the postcard with a two-cent stamp and 1953 postmark.
    • Letter from J. D. Black to Fred B. Balzar

    • Letter from J. D. Black to Fred B. Balzar
    • Black, J. D. (John David), 1893-1960; Balzar, Fredrick Bennett, 1880-1934; 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...
    • Letter to Maurice Browne from J. D. Black

    • Letter to Maurice Browne from J. D. Black
    • Black, J. D. (John David), 1893-1960; Big Pine Property Owners Association; Browne, Maurice B.; 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...
    • Letter from J. D. Black to Irving Lewis

    • Letter from J. D. Black to Irving Lewis
    • Black, J. D. (John David), 1893-1960; Big Pine Property Owners Association; Lewis, I. G.; 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...

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