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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Queso, Paiute Native American

    • Queso, Paiute Native American
    • Queso;
    • An impoverished Paiute named Queso in his lean-to; to his right is a woman lying down. To his left is a dog. In the background is another shanty, perhaps a take on the traditional Paiute dwelling, the nobe. Title on lower center: Queso Piaute...
    • Bishop, California. Black's Cash Store

    • Bishop, California. Black's Cash Store
    • Black's Cash Store (Bishop, Calif.); Black, John; Black, J. D. (John David), 1893-1960;
    • Black's Cash Store at the corner of West Line Street and Main Street (Black's Corner") in Bishop, California; view from Main Street. Unidentified man, seated on of running board of car, with doe. Other Bishop residents looking on. Inscription on...
    • Bishop, California. Blizzard of 1933

    • Bishop, California. Blizzard of 1933
    • Black's Cash Store; Black, John; Black, J. D. (John David), 1893-1960;
    • Black's Cash Store at the corner of West Line Street and Main Street (called Black's Corner) in Bishop, California, after the blizzard of 1933. Snow piled on streets after blizzard. Automobiles on street. Building in background with bell tower is...
    • Bishop, California. Blizzard of 1933

    • Bishop, California. Blizzard of 1933
    • Black's Cash Store; Black, John; Black, J. D. (John David), 1893-1960;
    • Black's Cash Store at the corner of West Line Street and Main Street (called Black's Corner) in Bishop, California, after the blizzard of 1933. Snow piled on streets after blizzard. Inscription on front of photograph: "1933 MAIN STREET IN FRONT OF...
    • 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,...
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Reno, Nevada. Faro Game at Bank Club

    • Reno, Nevada. Faro Game at Bank Club
    • Bank Club (Reno, Nev.);
    • Faro bank game at Bank Club in Reno, Nevada. Card dealer at at right center standing at table. Players seated around table. Sign with betting limits on wall at right. Inscription on photograph in lower center: "Faro Bank Club Reno, Nevada." Title...
    • Bishop, California.  Blizzard of 1933

    • Bishop, California. Blizzard of 1933
    • Black's Cash Store (Bishop, Calif.); Black, John; Black, J. D. (John David), 1893-1960;
    • Horse-drawn sled, with groceries and two children and one woman. In the background are a tire store, telephone lines and poles, and the Old Bishop Grade School, which was located at West Line and Warren Streets. Inscription on bottom front of...
    • 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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