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    • San Joaquin River, South fork

    • San Joaquin River (Calif.); Mountains--California; Rivers--California; Black, J. D. (John David), 1893-1960; 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Rangeland. Owens Valley, California

    • Los Angeles Department of Water and Power;
    • Rangeland presumably unused for ranching or farming after coming under ownership of the City of Los Angeles. In center background are ruins of building among clump of trees. Black mass on right is cactus. Mountains in background unidentified. They...
    • 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...
    • Perry Orchard. Owens Valley, California

    • Los Angeles Department of Water and Power;
    • Dead trees, some fallen, in orchard formerly owned by "Perry," but probably acquired by the City of Los Angeles in the mid 1920s. Unidentified snow-capped mountains in the background. Inscription on back of photograph by J. D. Black: "what is left...
    • Palisade Glacier. Pedestal Rock

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    • Rock, labelled "Pedestal Rock," on top of ice formation, Palisades Glacier, eastern Sierra Nevada. Caption on bottom of photograph: "Pedestal Rock Palisade Glacier." Title supplied by cataloger.
    • Palisade Glacier

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    • Rock on top of ice formation, Palisades Glacier, of the eastern Sierra Nevada. Caption at lower right of photograph: "Near Glacier Lodge Palisade Glacier Big Pine Creek." Title supplied by cataloger.
    • Paiute Women

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    • Three Paiute women with their children in cradleboards. The Anglo-American crowd in the background shows that this is a public event, perhaps the Paiute's annual dance festival, or else some kind of fair. Inscription at lower left of the postcard...
    • 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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