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    • Agreement of March 29, 1920

    • Agreement of March 29, 1920
    • United States. Bureau of Reclamation; Bien, Morris; Robertson, Howard; Vroman, James P.; Burnell, Charles S.; Eberhard, Ray C.; 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

    • 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...
    • Big Pine, Benner farm, abandoned

    • Big Pine, Benner farm, abandoned
    • Abandoned farms--California--Big Pine; Ruins--California--Owens Valley; Barns; Agriculture--California--Owens Valley; Land use; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • Farm 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, Benner farm, abandoned

    • Big Pine, Benner farm, abandoned
    • Abandoned farms--California--Big Pine; Agriculture--California--Owens Valley; Land use; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • Farm 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, California. Snow-Covered House

    • Big Pine, California. Snow-Covered House
    • Black, J. D. (John David), 1893-1960; Black, Sophie Louise;
    • Woman and children in front of snow-covered house, which is most likely that of J. D. Black. Phrase "LA" and image of Los Angeles Coliseum part of frame around photograph. Title supplied by cataloger.
    • Big Pine, Steward residence, abandoned

    • Big Pine, Steward residence, abandoned
    • Abandoned farms--California--Big Pine; Agriculture--California--Owens Valley; Land use; Trees; Barbed wire; Fences; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • It is likely that the land was formerly owned by Big Pine farmer Mr. Steward for his residence, but later purchased and torn down by the City of Los Angeles. To meet the need for water of its growing population, the City of Los Angeles began...
    • First Bishop Taxi

    • First Bishop Taxi
    • Tarrington, Baldy;
    • On the front of the original photographic postcard is written, "The First Bishop Taxi." The identity of the occupants of the automobile is unknown, although on the back of the photograph is written, "Baldy Tarrington," perhaps the driver....
    • Handwritten notes on Big Pine Reparations Association business

    • Handwritten notes on Big Pine Reparations Association business
    • Big Pine Reparations Association; Reparations; Membership; Sales; 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...
    • Handwritten notes on Big Pine reparations claims

    • Handwritten notes on Big Pine reparations claims
    • Reparations; Big Pine Reparations Association; Black, J. D. (John David), 1893-1960; 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...
    • J. D. Black  and Johnny McKay

    • J. D. Black and Johnny McKay
    • Black, J. D. (John David), 1893-1960; Black, Sophie Louise (1895-1989); McKay, Johnny;
    • Portrait of young J. D. Black in lap of Johnny McKay, with family dog at side. Inscription on accompanying grocer's ticket by J.D. Black: "Johny (sic) McKay and Yours Truly." Sepia print on cabinet board. Bottom and right edge of board serrated. ...
    • John Black

    • John Black
    • Black, John;
    • Photographic portrait of John Black. Text at top border in hand of J. D. Black: "Dad." Text on back of photograph in hand of J. D. Black: "Mr. John Black Big Pine Cal." Based on the photographer and the similar border, this photograph was probably...
    • John Black and Al Lynn

    • John Black and Al Lynn
    • Black, John; Lynn, Al;
    • Al Lynn and John Black, with rifles (shotguns?) and bags for either shells or game on shoulders; cocker spaniel at their feet. Caption on accompanying grocer's ticket: "Father and Al Lynn go hunting." Title supplied by cataloger.
    • John Black Family

    • John Black Family
    • Black, John; Black, Rose; Black, J. D. (John David), 1893-1960; Black, Rosalind; Black Family;
    • The family of John Black (seated); wife Rose seated; children Rosalind and J. D. behind their parents. Inscription on top of photograph: "The Black Family." Names of persons in photograph inscribed on bottom of photograph by J. D. Black: "Father...
    • John McAlpin

    • John McAlpin
    • McAlpin, John; Black, John; Oriental Photographic Parlors (San Francisco, Calif.); Oriental Photographic Gallery (Ferndale, Calif.);
    • Portrait of John McAlpin, possible resident of Bodie, California. Inscription on accompanying grocer's ticket in handwriting of J. D. Black: "John McAlpin Bodie FATHERS (sic) PARTNER Bodie." Title supplied by cataloger.

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