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    • Old Jake Miller Ranch

    • Old Jake Miller Ranch
    • Ranches--California--Owens Valley; Agriculture--California--Owens Valley; Real property--Purchasing--United States; 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...
    • Old Jake Miller Ranch

    • Old Jake Miller Ranch
    • Agriculture--California--Owens Valley; Ranches--California--Owens Valley; Real property--Purchasing--United States; 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 Jess Hession

    • Letter from J. D. Black to Jess Hession
    • Land use; Agriculture--California--Owens Valley; Ranches--California--Owens Valley; Big Pine Property Owners Association; Black, J. D. (John David), 1893-1960; Hession, Jess
    • 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...
    • Owens Valley, California, Central Area

    • Owens Valley, California, Central Area
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    • This photograph was taken looking to the west. The mountains in the background are the Sierra Nevada. Big Pine, California, home of J. D. Black, is to the upper right of the photograph. The Los Angeles Aqueduct intake, noted in pen in lower left,...
    • Owens Valley, California. Winter

    • Owens Valley, California. Winter
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    • View of snow-clad Owens Valley, from either Big Pine, California or else Bishop, California. Unidentified range of mountains in background. Phrase "LA" and image of Los Angeles Coliseum part of frame around photograph. Title supplied by cataloger.
    • Owens Valley, California

    • 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.
    • Agricultural and irrigation history in Owens Valley

    • Agricultural and irrigation history in Owens Valley
    • Water supply, agricultural; Ranches--California--Owens Valley; Reclamation of land; Irrigation farming; Water-supply--California--Management; United States. Bureau of Reclamation; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water...
    • 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...
    • Tujunga Valley

    • Tujunga Valley
    • Agriculture--California--Los Angeles; Mountains--California--Los Angeles; Dwellings--California--Los Angeles;
    • A view looking downhill at the Tujunga Valley, showing fields extending up to the foothills of the San Gabriel mountains. In the foreground are a tent-like structure and a few houses.
    • Bishop, California. Blizzard of 1933

    • Bishop, California. Blizzard of 1933
    • Black's Cash Store; Black, John; Black, J. D. (John David), 1893-1960;
    • Black's Cash Store at the corner of West Line Street and Main Street (called Black's Corner) in Bishop, California, after the blizzard of 1933. Snow piled on streets after blizzard. Automobiles on street. Building in background with bell tower is...
    • Bishop, California. Blizzard of 1933

    • Bishop, California. Blizzard of 1933
    • Black's Cash Store; Black, John; Black, J. D. (John David), 1893-1960;
    • Black's Cash Store at the corner of West Line Street and Main Street (called Black's Corner) in Bishop, California, after the blizzard of 1933. Snow piled on streets after blizzard. Inscription on front of photograph: "1933 MAIN STREET IN FRONT OF...
    • Bishop, California.  Blizzard of 1933

    • Bishop, California. Blizzard of 1933
    • Black's Cash Store (Bishop, Calif.); Black, John; Black, J. D. (John David), 1893-1960;
    • Horse-drawn sled, with groceries and two children and one woman. In the background are a tire store, telephone lines and poles, and the Old Bishop Grade School, which was located at West Line and Warren Streets. Inscription on bottom front of...
    • Queso, Paiute Native American

    • 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...

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