School buildings--19th century; Universities and colleges--19th century; Auditoriums--19th century; Schools--Furniture, equipment, etc.; College campuses--California--Los Angeles
Several rows of empty wooden desks in a large, colonnaded room. The border around the photograph features an ornate torch motif with the St. Vincent's crest on either side of image. Inscription reads "Study Hall."
Probably a business transaction in an alley between a Jewish man and a Chinese street merchant with a shoulder pole. The English and Chinese sign of "J. Y. Thomson, Tai Fu Lu" is on the wall in the background.
Prisoners of war; World War, 1939-1945--Prisoners and prisons, Japanese; Dockweiler, Edward Vincent, 1901-1961; Dockweiler, Isidore B. (Isidore Bernard), 1867-1947; Farley, James A. (James Aloysius), 1888-1976
Reparations; Black, J. D. (John David), 1893-1960; Shapiro & Beitler; 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...