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    • 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.
    • Rangeland. Owens Valley, California

    • Rangeland. Owens Valley, California
    • Los Angeles Department of Water and Power;
    • Valley rangeland presumably unused for ranching or farming after coming under the ownership of the City of Los Angeles. Barbed wire fence marks off land. Telephone pole in right background. Mountains in background unidentified. They are either...
    • Duck Lake Trail. Sierra Nevada

    • Duck Lake Trail. Sierra Nevada
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    • Trail by Duck Lake, of the Sierra Nevada. Deep snow surrounds trail. Horse on trail. Caption on front of photographic postcard: "277--On the Duck Lake Trail, July 5 Willard." 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,...
    • 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...
    • Big Pine Citizen, April 23, 1927

    • Big Pine Citizen, April 23, 1927
    • Water-supply--California--Management; 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...
    • 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.
    • Rangeland. Owens Valley, California

    • Rangeland. Owens Valley, California
    • Los Angeles Department of Water and Power;
    • Rangeland presumably unused for ranching or farming after coming under ownership of the City of Los Angeles. In center background are ruins of building among clump of trees. Black mass on right is cactus. Mountains in background unidentified. They...
    • Carson City, Nevada. Railroad Station

    • Carson City, Nevada. Railroad Station
    • Virginia and Truckee Railroad Company;
    • Railroad station at Carson City Nevada. Railroad personnel, most likely those of the Virginia and Truckee Railroad Company, along walls of station. Carriages waiting at station for passengers. The two-wheeled carriage in the center is from the Park...
    • Bodie, California. Main Street

    • Bodie, California. Main Street
    • Mendenhall, Harry W., 1882-1952;
    • Main street of mining town of Bodie, California. Photographer's inscription on front of photograph: "Main Street. Bodie, Calif. H.W.M. 704." Title supplied by cataloger.
    • Tonopah, Nevada. John Black and W. W. Booth

    • Tonopah, Nevada. John Black and W. W. Booth
    • Black, John; Booth, W. W.;
    • Left: W(illiam) W. Booth, editor of the Tonopah, Nevada, newspaper, the Tonopah Daily Bonanza. Right: John Black, resident of Big Pine, California. Unknown business in background. Polarity of tintype is reversed. Inscription on back: "Me and my...
    • J. D. Black scrapbook, 1927

    • J. D. Black scrapbook, 1927
    • Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.); Bombings; Dynamite; Legislation--California; Stocks; Water-supply--California--Owens Valley; Hoover Dam (Ariz. and Nev.); Actions and defenses; Mulholland, William, 1855-1935; Eaton, Fred S., 1855-1934; Advertising;...
    • 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 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 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...

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