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    • Data table of Big Pine ranches sold to City of Los Angeles 1925

    • Data table of Big Pine ranches sold to City of Los Angeles 1925
    • Land use; Real property--Valuation; Taxation; Real property--Purchasing--United States; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • As secretary for the Big Pine Property Owners Association (BPPOA) and later for the Big Pine Reparations Association (BPRA), J. D. Black (1893-1960) was a leader in the fight of Big Pine for reparations from the City of Los Angeles during the Owens...
    • Big Pine property valuation and reparation against City of Los Angeles

    • Big Pine property valuation and reparation against City of Los Angeles
    • Irrigation; Reparations; Claims; Agriculture--California--Owens Valley; Big Pine Water Association; Real property--Valuation; Real property--Purchasing--United States; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • As secretary for the Big Pine Property Owners Association (BPPOA) and later for the Big Pine Reparations Association (BPRA), J. D. Black (1893-1960) was a leader in the fight of Big Pine for reparations from the City of Los Angeles during the Owens...
    • Big Pine, Clarke farm, abandoned

    • Big Pine, Clarke farm, abandoned
    • Abandoned farms--California--Big Pine; Abandoned buildings--California--Big Pine; Ruins--California--Owens Valley; Land use; Irrigation--California; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • It is likely that the farm was formerly owned by Big Pine resident Charles C. Clarke, but later 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...
    • Big Pine, Clarke farm, abandoned

    • Big Pine, Clarke farm, abandoned
    • Abandoned farms--California--Big Pine; Abandoned buildings--California--Big Pine; Ruins--California--Owens Valley; Land use; Irrigation--California; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • It is likely that the farm was formerly owned by Big Pine resident Charles C. Clarke, but later 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...
    • Letter from W. A. Chalfant to J. D. Black

    • Letter from W. A. Chalfant to J. D. Black
    • Reparations; Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.); Reclamation of land; Irrigation; Land use; Black, J. D. (John David), 1893-1960; Newspapers--California--Bishop; 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 Citizen, December 3, 1927

    • Big Pine Citizen, December 3, 1927
    • Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.); Water-supply--California--Management; Mineral industries; Owens Valley (Calif.)--Social conditions; Advertising; Big Pine (Calif.)--History; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Los Angeles Aqueduct canal in Owens Valley

    • Los Angeles Aqueduct canal in Owens Valley
    • Canals--California--Owens Valley; Irrigation--California; Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.); Plants; 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. In 1913, the Los Angeles Aqueduct was completed to bring Owens Valley water to the city. This canal was part of...
    • Big Pine, ditch and black headgate: street view

    • Big Pine, ditch and black headgate: street view
    • Ditches; Water-pipes; Sidewalks; Storefronts; Shovels; Dollies (Moving equipment); Automobiles; Streets; Buildings--California--Big Pine; Irrigation--California; Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.); 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, ditch and black headgate: cement pipe

    • Big Pine, ditch and black headgate: cement pipe
    • Ditches; Water-pipes; Sidewalks; Irrigation--California; Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.); 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...
    • Big Pine, ditch and black headgate: street view

    • Big Pine, ditch and black headgate: street view
    • Ditches; Automobiles; Streets; Irrigation--California; Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.); 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...
    • Big Pine, ditch and black headgate: close-up view

    • Big Pine, ditch and black headgate: close-up view
    • Ditches; Water-pipes; Sidewalks; Irrigation--California; Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.); 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...
    • Big Pine, ditch and black headgate: sidewalk view

    • Big Pine, ditch and black headgate: sidewalk view
    • Ditches; Sidewalks; Storefronts; Shovels; Dollies (Moving equipment); Irrigation--California; Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.); 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...
    • Affidavit of Phil Daulque

    • Affidavit of Phil Daulque
    • Aqueducts; Rental housing; Irrigation; Los Angeles (Calif.) Board of Public Service Commissioners; Dalque, Phil; 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...
    • Proposed plan for permanent irrigation of 3,000 acres in Big Pine

    • Proposed plan for permanent irrigation of 3,000 acres in Big Pine
    • Los Angeles (Calif.) Board of Public Service Commissioners; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Owens Valley
    • 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...
    • George Ramshaw incident and testimony

    • George Ramshaw incident and testimony
    • Irrigation; Water-supply, Agricultural; Indians of North America; Taboose Creek; Ramshaw, George; Webb, Thomas; 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...
    • Reduced property value in Owens Valley

    • Reduced property value in Owens Valley
    • Real property; Irrigation; San Fernando Valley (Calif.); Water-supply--California--Management; Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.); Reclamation of land; 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...

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