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    • Claims for damages: John W. McMurry and W. S. McGuire

    • Claims for damages: John W. McMurry and W. S. McGuire
    • Reparations; Claims; McMurry, John W.; McGuire, W. S.; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • After a reparations bill of California was passed in April 1925, the Big Pine Property Owners Association (BPPOA) formed the Big Pine Reparations Association (BPRA) on July 29, 1925 to establish reparations claims against the City of Los Angeles...
    • Letter from Big Pine Property Owners Association to W. W. Watterson

    • Letter from Big Pine Property Owners Association to W. W. Watterson
    • Reparations; Legislation--California; Black, J. D. (John David), 1893-1960; Big Pine Property Owners Association; Watterson, W. W.; Inyo County Bank; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • Big Pine Property Owners Association (BPPOA) was established to represent the property interests of Big Pine residents, and the organization held its first meeting on December 8, 1924. A. G. Barmore, editor and owner of the Big Pine Citizen, served...
    • Protest against the City of Los Angeles

    • Protest against the City of Los Angeles
    • Newspapers--California--Los Angeles; Barmore, A. G. (Albert); Joseph, Louis; Rossi, Rafael; Sanger, W. A.; Black, J. D. (John David), 1893-1960; McDonald, A. R.; Higgins, Ralph A.; Mendenhall, W. W.; Williams, H. R.; Water rights--California--Owens...
    • 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...
    • Tonopah, Nevada. John Black and W. W. Booth

    • Tonopah, Nevada. John Black and W. W. Booth
    • Black, John; Booth, W. W.;
    • Left: W(illiam) W. Booth, editor of the Tonopah, Nevada, newspaper, the Tonopah Daily Bonanza. Right: John Black, resident of Big Pine, California. Unknown business in background. Polarity of tintype is reversed. Inscription on back: "Me and my...
    • Letter from J. D. Black to W. W. Watterson

    • Letter from J. D. Black to W. W. Watterson
    • Reparations; Letters; Watterson, W. W.; Browne, Maurice B.; Inman, J. M.; Big Pine Property Owners Association; 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...
    • Big Pine Reparations Association meeting minutes 1926-09-30

    • Big Pine Reparations Association meeting minutes 1926-09-30
    • Reparations; Claims; Payment; Contracts; Lawyers; Lawyers--Fees; Big Pine Reparations Association; Mendenhall, W. W.; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • After a reparations bill of California was passed in April 1925, the Big Pine Property Owners Association (BPPOA) formed the Big Pine Reparations Association (BPRA) on July 29, 1925 to establish reparations claims against the City of Los Angeles...
    • Letter from W. F. McClure to Friend W. Richardson

    • Letter from W. F. McClure to Friend W. Richardson
    • Water supply--California--Management; Water supply, Agricultural; Reclamation of land; irrigation farming; Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.); McClure, W. F.; Richardson, Friend William, 1865-1943; Los Angeles Board of Public Service Commissioners;...
    • 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...
    • Letter from W. F. McClure to Friend W. Richardson

    • Letter from W. F. McClure to Friend W. Richardson
    • Water supply--California--Management; Water supply, Agricultural; Reclamation of land; irrigation farming; Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.); McClure, W. F.; Richardson, Friend William, 1865-1943; Los Angeles Board of Public Service Commissioners;...
    • 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...
    • Protest by Big Pine Water Association

    • Protest by Big Pine Water Association
    • Stocks; Stockholders; Stocks--Prices; Kispert, J. H.; Black, J. D. (John David), 1893-1960; Cornell, W. L.; Davison, A. N.; Black, Rose; Shaw, D. L.; Albertoli, Morris; Davis, W. L.; Smith, Jennie; Smith, V. G.; Mendenhall, W. W.; Big Pine Water...
    • Big Pine Water Association (BPWA) was incorporated in 1915, and its bylaws were adopted in 1916. Capital stock of the corporation was $4,000 dollars, divided into 4000 shares at one dollar per share.
    • Letter from George W. P. Hunt to J. O. McIntosh

    • Letter from George W. P. Hunt to J. O. McIntosh
    • Lawyers; Big Pine Water Association; Hunt, George W. P. (George Wylie Paul), 1859-1934; McIntosh, J. O. (James); Land use; Ranches--California--Owens Valley; Water-supply--California--Management; Water-supply, Agricultural; Water...
    • After a reparations bill of California was passed in April 1925, the Big Pine Property Owners Association (BPPOA) formed the Big Pine Reparations Association (BPRA) on July 29, 1925 to establish reparations claims against the City of Los Angeles...
    • Letter from George W. P. Hunt to J. O. McIntosh

    • Letter from George W. P. Hunt to J. O. McIntosh
    • Lawyers; Hunt, George W. P. (George Wylie Paul), 1859-1934; McIntosh, J. O. (James); Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • After a reparations bill of California was passed in April 1925, the Big Pine Property Owners Association (BPPOA) formed the Big Pine Reparations Association (BPRA) on July 29, 1925 to establish reparations claims against the City of Los Angeles...
    • Protest to Board of Public Service Commissioners of City of Los Angeles, August 1924

    • Protest to Board of Public Service Commissioners of City of Los Angeles, August 1924
    • Land use; Legislation--California; Contracts; United States. Bureau of Reclamation; Los Angeles (Calif.) Board of Public Service Commissioners; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles; Real...
    • 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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