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    • Avalon and bay, Catalina Island

    • Avalon and bay, Catalina Island
    • Ocean travel--California--Santa Catalina Island; Bays--California--Santa Catalina Island; Railroads, Cable--California--Santa Catalina Island; Dwellings--California--Santa Catalina Island; Seaside resorts--California--Santa Catalina Island;
    • A view of Avalon Bay, with steamships arriving in the harbor, Sugar Loaf Rock on the far right, and the Holly Hill House with its large red-roofed turret is in the foreground on the right. The Incline Railway is visible in the lower right corner.
    • Big Pine ranch sales halt

    • Big Pine ranch sales halt
    • Ranches--California--Owens Valley; Sales; 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, Ben McMurry farm, abandoned

    • Big Pine, Ben McMurry farm, abandoned
    • Abandoned buildings--California--Big Pine; Abandoned farms--California--Big Pine; Land use; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • Farm was 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 rights in the Owens Valley in 1905. The Los Angeles Aqueduct was completed in 1913 to...
    • Big Pine, Jim Lane house, abandoned

    • Big Pine, Jim Lane house, abandoned
    • Abandoned houses--California--Big Pine; Abandoned buildings--California--Big Pine; Fences; Land use; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • Farm was 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 rights in the Owens Valley in 1905. The Los Angeles Aqueduct was completed in 1913 to...
    • Big Pine, Sam McMurry house, abandoned

    • Big Pine, Sam McMurry house, abandoned
    • Abandoned houses--California--Big Pine; Abandoned buildings--California--Big Pine; Land use; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • House was 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 rights in the Owens Valley in 1905. The Los Angeles Aqueduct was completed in 1913 to...
    • Big Pine, Wilson house, abandoned

    • Big Pine, Wilson house, abandoned
    • Abandoned houses--California--Big Pine; Abandoned buildings--California--Big Pine; Land use; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • House was 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 rights in the Owens Valley in 1905. The Los Angeles Aqueduct was completed in 1913 to...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • City purchase and its effect on stock raising industry in Big Pine

    • City purchase and its effect on stock raising industry in Big Pine
    • Livestock ranches; Pasture, Right of; Real property--Purchasing--United States; 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...
    • City purchase and its effect on stock raising industry in Big Pine

    • City purchase and its effect on stock raising industry in Big Pine
    • Livestock ranches; Pasture, Right of; Real property--Purchasing--United States; 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...
    • City purchase and its effect on stock raising industry in Big Pine

    • City purchase and its effect on stock raising industry in Big Pine
    • Livestock ranches; Pasture, Right of; Real property--Purchasing--United States; 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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