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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Salt Lake City, Utah. Group Portrait

    • Salt Lake City, Utah. Group Portrait
    • Stains, W. C.; Ober, Edwin H. ; Cuddigan, Pat; Jones, John I.; Fox & Symons (Firm);
    • Group portrait taken at Salt Lake City, Utah.Top row: John I. Jones, left; E.H. Ober, right. Bottom row: Pat Cuddigan, left; W. C. Stains (sic), right. Inscribed on the front of the photograph is the date 1896. On the back of the cabinet card in...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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 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...
    • 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...
    • 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....
    • Chrysopolis, California. Mine

    • Chrysopolis, California. Mine
    • Black, John; Lochrie, A. S.;
    • Entrance to mine, with three miners standing at entrance to mine shaft. From left to right they are Johnny Williams, Johnny Utter, and Sandy Lochrie. Miners hold mining equipment--shovel, wheelbarrow, pick. Awning over worksite. boxes in...
    • Big Pine, California. Abandoned Orchard

    • Big Pine, California. Abandoned Orchard
    • Los Angeles Department of Water and Power;
    • Dead trees of orchard, under ownership of City of Los Angeles. Unidentified snow-capped mountains in background. Text on back of photograph written in hand of J. D. Black: "Dead Orchard Big Pine." Title supplied by cataloger.
    • [Photograph of a young woman at Delphina Villa]

    • [Photograph of a young woman at Delphina Villa]
    • Brownson House (Los Angeles, Calif.);
    • Black and white photograph of a young woman, possibly one of Mary Julia Workman's students, standing on a porch at Delphina Villa, April 20, 1919. An American flag hangs behind her. Written on the back of the photograph is, "This is me," and in a...
    • [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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