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    • Letter from Big Pine Reparations Association to J. M. Inman, P. G. West, and Jess Hession

    • Letter from Big Pine Reparations Association to J. M. Inman, P. G. West, and Jess Hession
    • Reparations; Lawyers; Big Pine Reparations Association; Actions and defenses; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles; Barmore, A. G. (Albert); Black, J. D. (John David), 1893-1960; Inman, J. M.; West, P. G.;...
    • 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...
    • Big Pine Reparations Association contract with attorneys

    • Big Pine Reparations Association contract with attorneys
    • Reparations; Claims; Contracts; Lawyers; Lawyers--Fees; Payment; Hession, Jess; Inman, J. M.; West, P. G.; Big Pine Reparations Association; 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...
    • Contract between Big Pine Reparations Association and attorneys

    • Contract between Big Pine Reparations Association and attorneys
    • Reparations; Claims; Contracts; Lawyers--Fees; Hession, Jess; Inman, J. M.; West, P. G.; Big Pine Reparations Association; 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...
    • Data and general information on city owned ranches in and around the town of Big Pine

    • Data and general information on city owned ranches in and around the town of Big Pine
    • Real property--Valuation; Real property--Purchasing--United States; Hession, Jess; Big Pine Property Owners Association; 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...
    • 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.
    • 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,...
    • Big Pine Reparations Association meeting minutes 1926-04-14

    • Big Pine Reparations Association meeting minutes 1926-04-14
    • Meetings; Reparations; Claims; Lawyers; Contracts; Membership; Lawyers--Fees; Payment; Big Pine Reparations Association; Barmore, A. G. (Albert); Hession, Jess; Inman, J. M.; West, P. G.; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water...
    • 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...
    • Big Pine Citizen, September 10, 1927

    • Big Pine Citizen, September 10, 1927
    • Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.); Bombings; Banks and banking; Watterson, W. W.; Actions and defenses; Owens Valley (Calif.)--Social conditions; Advertising; Water-supply--California--Management; Big Pine (Calif.)--History; Water...
    • The Big Pine Citizen was the weekly newspaper of Big Pine, a town in the northern Owens Valley of the California Sierras. The newspaper expressed the viewpoint of Big Pine residents on Los Angeles' control of the Owens Valley water supply during...
    • Letter from J. M. Inman to Jess Hession

    • Letter from J. M. Inman to Jess Hession
    • Lawyers; Actions and defenses; Reparations; Inman, J. M.; Hession, Jess
    • 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...

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