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    • 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...
    • Big Pine Reparations Association meeting minutes 1926-06-14

    • Big Pine Reparations Association meeting minutes 1926-06-14
    • Meetings; Reparations; Payment; Hoover Dam (Ariz. and Nev.); 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...
    • Bishop, California. Fairground

    • Bishop, California. Fairground
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    • Fairground at Bishop, California. Grandstands at right of photograph; judging tower at left. Automobiles, both parked and proceeding to fairground. Buildings in background. White Mountains are in the background. Title supplied by cataloger.
    • Bodie, California

    • Bodie, California
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    • Although unidentified on the photograph, the layout of the town indicates that this mining town is Bodie, California. Tailings at left center with the Standard stamp mill in left background (white building with chute). Cluster of buildings in right...
    • Bodie, California. Drilling Contest

    • Bodie, California. Drilling Contest
    • Black, John;
    • Drilling contest at Bodie, California; John Black is recorded as the umpire. Participants with drills at bottom-right, around rock. Mine shaft and houses on opposite slope. A copy made in 1952 of original photograph. Title supplied by cataloger.
    • 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.
    • Candelaria, Nevada

    • Candelaria, Nevada
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    • Candelaria, Nevada: Shacks, houses and roads. At upper left is the ore dump of the Northern Belle Mine. Inscription on front of photograph: "CANDELARIA NEVADA 1876." Title supplied by cataloger.
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • Los Angeles Aqueduct Canal. Owens Valley, California

    • Los Angeles Aqueduct Canal. Owens Valley, California
    • Los Angeles Department of Water and Power; Mulholland, William, 1855-1935;
    • Canal part of the Los Angeles Aqueduct system in the Owens Valley operated by the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power to bring valley water to Los Angeles. The snow-capped mountains in the right background are most likely the Sierra Nevada,...
    • 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...
    • 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.

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