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    • [Mary J. Workman and Mattie J. Labory letters to Fr. Corr, 1919]

    • [Mary J. Workman and Mattie J. Labory letters to Fr. Corr, 1919]
    • Workman, Mary J. (Mary Julia), 1871-1964--Correspondence; Corr, William E.--Correspondence; Labory, Mattie J.--Correspondence; Brownson House (Los Angeles, Calif.);
    • A handwritten copies of three letters written by Mattie J. Labory to Fr. Corr, the first two letters written on Brownson House stationery. The first letter, written by Mary J. Workman and dated July 31, 1919 requests an appointment to meet with...
    • Union air terminal, Burbank, Calif.

    • Union air terminal, Burbank, Calif.
    • Airports--Burbank (Los Angeles County, Calif." Runways (Aeronautics)--Burbank (Los Angeles County, Calif." Airplanes;
    • A view looking over the airfield toward the main building of the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport, a white building with a red tile roof. In the foreground, attendants in white uniforms load supplies onto the plane, which has "The Mainline" and...
    • First Bishop Taxi

    • First Bishop Taxi
    • Tarrington, Baldy;
    • On the front of the original photographic postcard is written, "The First Bishop Taxi." The identity of the occupants of the automobile is unknown, although on the back of the photograph is written, "Baldy Tarrington," perhaps the driver....
    • Letter submitted by L. M. Maynard in answer to a questionnaire

    • Letter submitted by L. M. Maynard in answer to a questionnaire
    • Business; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles; Maynard, L. M.
    • 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...
    • Owens Valley water rights conflict

    • Owens Valley water rights conflict
    • Ranches--California--Owens Valley; Water-supply, Agricultural; 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...
    • Handwritten notes on Big Pine reparations claims

    • Handwritten notes on Big Pine reparations claims
    • Reparations; Big Pine Reparations Association; Black, J. D. (John David), 1893-1960; 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...
    • Letter from J. D. Black to Mr. Coe

    • Letter from J. D. Black to Mr. Coe
    • Big Pine Water Association; Black, J. D. (John David), 1893-1960; Land use; 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...
    • Handwritten notes on Big Pine Reparations Association business

    • Handwritten notes on Big Pine Reparations Association business
    • Big Pine Reparations Association; Reparations; Membership; Sales; 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 submitted by L. M. Maynard in answer to a questionnaire

    • Letter submitted by L. M. Maynard in answer to a questionnaire
    • Business; Maynard, L.M.; Black, J. D. (John David), 1893-1960; 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...
    • [Dockweiler for Congress matchbook]

    • [Dockweiler for Congress matchbook]
    • Dockweiler, John Francis, 1895-1943;
    • A match book cover promoting John F. Dockweiler's 1932 campaign for Congress. The cover reads "DOCKWEILER For Congress," with a black-and-white portrait of the politician. A subsequent owner has written by hand in ink, "Don't they all look alike?"...
    • [Letter from Irene to Henry, 1938]

    • [Letter from Irene to Henry, 1938]
    • Dockweiler, John Francis, 1895-1943; Dockweiler, Henry Isidore; Dockweiler for Governor, Inc.;
    • A handwritten letter in ink, signed "Irene," and addressed to "Henry," possibly Henry Isidore Dockweiler. The letter is written on letterhead which reads, "DOCKWEILER for GOVERNOR, Inc." The letter discusses a check that was sent along with the...
    • Which one is the District Attorney?

    • Which one is the District Attorney?
    • Fitts, Buron; McAfee, Guy; Dockweiler, John Francis, 1895-1943;
    • A pencil drawing of a cartoon depicting Los Angeles County District Attorney Buron Fitts arm in arm with Guy McAfee, labeled as an "underworld backer of Fitts," with the Los Angeles skyline on the horizon. "Which one is the District Attorney?" is...
    • [Mary J. Workman letter to Fr. Corr, 1919 November 12]

    • [Mary J. Workman letter to Fr. Corr, 1919 November 12]
    • Workman, Mary J. (Mary Julia), 1871-1964--Correspondence; Corr, W. E.--Correspondence; Brownson House (Los Angeles, Calif.);
    • A letter from Mary J. Workman to Father Corr, dated Nov. 12, 1919, regarding an upcoming Christmas concert to benefit the Brownson House organized by "a group of young Mexican women." The letter is written by hand in black ink on the Brownson...

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