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    • Telegram from J. D. Black to James Rolph Jr.

    • Telegram from J. D. Black to James Rolph Jr.
    • Rolph, James, 1869-1934; Black, J. D. (John David), 1893-1960; Big Pine Water Association; Stockholders; 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...
    • San Joaquin River, South fork

    • San Joaquin River, South fork
    • San Joaquin River (Calif.); Mountains--California; Rivers--California; 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...
    • Salt Lake City, Utah. Group Portrait

    • Salt Lake City, Utah. Group Portrait
    • Stains, W. C.; Ober, Edwin H. ; Cuddigan, Pat; Jones, John I.; Fox & Symons (Firm);
    • Group portrait taken at Salt Lake City, Utah.Top row: John I. Jones, left; E.H. Ober, right. Bottom row: Pat Cuddigan, left; W. C. Stains (sic), right. Inscribed on the front of the photograph is the date 1896. On the back of the cabinet card in...
    • Rhyolite, Nevada. Bottle House

    • Rhyolite, Nevada. Bottle House
    • Bottle House (Rhyolite, Nev.);
    • A black-and-white photograph of a house built of 50,000 bottles in Rhyolite, Nevada, by Tom Kelly in 1906. Sign in front of house with title "The Bottle House." Posted by Paramount Pictures to record its restoration of the house in 1925 for use in...
    • Palisade Glacier

    • Palisade Glacier
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    • Rock on top of ice formation, Palisades Glacier, of the eastern Sierra Nevada. Caption at lower right of photograph: "Near Glacier Lodge Palisade Glacier Big Pine Creek." Title supplied by cataloger.
    • 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.
    • 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,...
    • 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.
    • Notice of appeal from J. D. Black

    • Notice of appeal from J. D. Black
    • Land use; Legislation--United States; Big Pine Creek (Calif.); Real property--Purchasing--United States; Stockholders; Big Pine Water Association; Black, J. D. (John David), 1893-1960; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water...
    • 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...
    • Mount Whitney

    • Mount Whitney
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    • The crown jewel of the Sierra Nevada, Mt. Whitney looms over the Owens Valley as the highest point in the contiguous United States at 14496 feet. The peak is only seventy-six miles from the lowest point in the contiguous United States, in Death...
    • Mono County 1928 real estate and personal property tax list

    • Mono County 1928 real estate and personal property tax list
    • Taxation--Lists; Auditors; 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...
    • Memories - word pictures

    • Memories - word pictures
    • Dockweiler Sooy, Mary; Dockweiler, Isidore B. (Isidore Bernard), 1867-1947; Dockweiler Family;
    • A typescript copy of Mary Dockweiler Sooy's notes for her talk at the 1972 First Century Families luncheon. It is a string of reminiscences about her family and childhood, including how her parents first met, her earliest reminiscences of home...

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