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    • 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.
    • Owens Valley water well

    • Owens Valley water well
    • Wellheads; Wells--California--Owens Valley; Water-supply--California--Management; 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. Wells such as this...
    • Owens valley water well and cement pipes

    • Owens valley water well and cement pipes
    • Wellheads; Wells--California--Owens Valley; Water-pipes; Barbed wire; Water-supply--California--Management; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • Well was probably owned and operated by the City of Los Angeles to pump groundwater into ditches that bring water to the Los Angeles Aqueduct. To meet the need for water of its growing population, the City of Los Angeles began acquiring water...
    • Owens valley water well and cement pipes

    • Owens valley water well and cement pipes
    • Wellheads; Wells--California--Owens Valley; Water-pipes; Barbed wire; Water-supply--California--Management; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • Well was probably owned and operated by the City of Los Angeles to pump groundwater into ditches that bring water to the Los Angeles Aqueduct. To meet the need for water of its growing population, the City of Los Angeles began acquiring water...
    • Owens Valley water pumping from well into ditch

    • Owens Valley water pumping from well into ditch
    • Wellheads; Water-pipes; Plants; Wells--California--Owens Valley; Groundwater--California--Owens Valley; Irrigation--California; Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.); Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • Well probably owned and operated by the City of Los Angeles, pumping groundwater into ditches that bring water to the Los Angeles Aqueduct. To meet the need for water of its growing population, the City of Los Angeles began acquiring water rights...
    • Owens Valley well behind barbed wire

    • Owens Valley well behind barbed wire
    • Wellheads; Plants; Barbed wire; Fences; Wells--California--Owens Valley; Irrigation--California; Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.); Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • Well probably owned and operated by City of Los Angeles, pumping groundwater into ditches that bring water to the Los Angeles Aqueduct. To meet the need for water of its growing population, the City of Los Angeles began acquiring water rights in...
    • Newspaper article about Owens Valley deterioration

    • Newspaper article about Owens Valley deterioration
    • Water-supply, Agricultural; Los Angeles (Calif.) Board of Public Service Commissioners; Los Angeles Aqueduct; Newspapers—California—Sacramento; Water-supply--California--Management; Mulholland, William, 1855-1935; Del Valle, Reginaldo F....
    • 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...
    • Los Angeles Board of Public Service Commissioners answer to Clearing House Association

    • Los Angeles Board of Public Service Commissioners answer to Clearing House Association
    • Water-supply, Agricultural; Irrigation; Farms; Land use; Los Angeles (Calif.) Board of Public Service Commissioners; 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...
    • Los Angeles Board of Public Service Commissioners answer to Clearing House Association

    • Los Angeles Board of Public Service Commissioners answer to Clearing House Association
    • Water-supply, Agricultural; Irrigation; Farms; Land use; Los Angeles (Calif.) Board of Public Service Commissioners; 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...
    • J. D. Black scrapbook, 1930

    • J. D. Black scrapbook, 1930
    • Water-supply--California--Owens Valley; Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.); Dams; Bonds; Real property--Purchasing--United States; Population; Voting; Actions and defenses; Advertising; Newspapers--California--Los Angeles; Newspapers--California--Owens...
    • 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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