Post offices--California--Los Angeles; Banks--California--Los Angeles; Business districts--California--Los Angeles; Streets--California--Los Angeles; Automobiles; Sidewalks
View of the intersection between Temple, Spring and Main streets. The Federal Building and Post Office is seen on the right next to the International Savings and Exchange Bank building at the corner of Temple and Spring streets.
Streets--California--Bishop; Business districts; Automobiles; Storefronts; Motion picture theaters; Restaurants; Stores & shops--California--Bishop; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
View of street intersections on Highway 395/Main Street and Church Street in Bishop, looking north toward the Bishop Twin Theater, markets, cafes, restaurants, stores, cars, and people walking on the streets.
View of snow-clad Owens Valley, from either Big Pine, California or else Bishop, California. Unidentified range of mountains in background. Phrase "LA" and image of Los Angeles Coliseum part of frame around photograph. Title supplied by cataloger.
Lone Pine Creek (Calif.); Waterfalls--California--Lone Pine; Pines; Streams--California; Mountains--California; Whitney, Mount (Calif.); Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
View of people gathering at Lone Pine Creek by the waterfalls at the end of Mount Whitney Portal Road in Lone Pine, California. Handwritten message, address, and cancellation mark on the back of postcard.
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.
Dockweiler, John Francis, 1895-1943; Dockweiler, Henry Isidore; Getty, J. Paul (Jean Paul), 1892-1976;
Two carbon copies of a letter from an unidentified sender, possibly Henry Isidore Dockweiler, to J. Paul Getty, requesting a donation that had been discussed at an earlier date, toward John Francis Dockweiler's campaign to become Governor of...
Real property--Purchasing--United States; Real property--Valuation; 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. The pivotal figure in...