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    • Owens Valley water well

    • Owens Valley water well
    • Wellheads; Wells--California--Owens Valley; Water-supply--California--Management; 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. Wells such as this...
    • Owens valley water well and cement pipes

    • Owens valley water well and cement pipes
    • Wellheads; Wells--California--Owens Valley; Water-pipes; Barbed wire; Water-supply--California--Management; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • Well was probably owned and operated by the City of Los Angeles to pump groundwater into ditches that bring water to the Los Angeles Aqueduct. To meet the need for water of its growing population, the City of Los Angeles began acquiring water...
    • Owens valley water well and cement pipes

    • Owens valley water well and cement pipes
    • Wellheads; Wells--California--Owens Valley; Water-pipes; Barbed wire; Water-supply--California--Management; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • Well was probably owned and operated by the City of Los Angeles to pump groundwater into ditches that bring water to the Los Angeles Aqueduct. To meet the need for water of its growing population, the City of Los Angeles began acquiring water...
    • Owens Valley water pumping from well into ditch

    • Owens Valley water pumping from well into ditch
    • Wellheads; Water-pipes; Plants; Wells--California--Owens Valley; Groundwater--California--Owens Valley; Irrigation--California; Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.); Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • Well probably owned and operated by the City of Los Angeles, pumping groundwater into ditches that bring water to the Los Angeles Aqueduct. To meet the need for water of its growing population, the City of Los Angeles began acquiring water rights...
    • Owens Valley well behind barbed wire

    • Owens Valley well behind barbed wire
    • Wellheads; Plants; Barbed wire; Fences; Wells--California--Owens Valley; Irrigation--California; Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.); Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • Well probably owned and operated by City of Los Angeles, pumping groundwater into ditches that bring water to the Los Angeles Aqueduct. To meet the need for water of its growing population, the City of Los Angeles began acquiring water rights in...
    • J. D. Black scrapbook, 1930

    • J. D. Black scrapbook, 1930
    • Water-supply--California--Owens Valley; Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.); Dams; Bonds; Real property--Purchasing--United States; Population; Voting; Actions and defenses; Advertising; Newspapers--California--Los Angeles; Newspapers--California--Owens...
    • 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, water gushing from Eaton Headgate

    • Big Pine, water gushing from Eaton Headgate
    • Water-supply--California--Management; 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...
    • Owens Valley Herald, December 10, 1924

    • Owens Valley Herald, December 10, 1924
    • Water-supply--California--Management; Warren, George B.; Watterson, W. W.; Big Pine Property Owners Association; Real property--Purchasing--United States; Owens Valley (Calif.)--Social conditions; 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...
    • Big Pine Citizen, April 16, 1927

    • Big Pine Citizen, April 16, 1927
    • Water-supply--California--Management; Real property--Purchasing--United States; Owens Valley (Calif.)--Social conditions; Advertising; Big Pine (Calif.)--History; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • The Big Pine Citizen was the weekly newspaper of Big Pine, a town in the northern Owens Valley of the California Sierras. The newspaper expressed the viewpoint of Big Pine residents on Los Angeles' control of the Owens Valley water supply during...
    • Big Pine Citizen, April 23, 1927

    • Big Pine Citizen, April 23, 1927
    • Water-supply--California--Management; Owens Valley (Calif.)--Social conditions; Advertising; Big Pine (Calif.)--History; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • The Big Pine Citizen was the weekly newspaper of Big Pine, a town in the northern Owens Valley of the California Sierras. The newspaper expressed the viewpoint of Big Pine residents on Los Angeles' control of the Owens Valley water supply during...
    • Big Pine Citizen, June 11, 1927

    • Big Pine Citizen, June 11, 1927
    • Water-supply--California--Management; Mineral industries; Owens Valley (Calif.)--Social conditions; Advertising; Big Pine (Calif.)--History; Los Angeles (Calif.). Department of Water and Power; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water...
    • The Big Pine Citizen was the weekly newspaper of Big Pine, a town in the northern Owens Valley of the California Sierras. The newspaper expressed the viewpoint of Big Pine residents on Los Angeles' control of the Owens Valley water supply during...
    • Big Pine Citizen, August 6, 1927

    • Big Pine Citizen, August 6, 1927
    • Water-supply--California--Management; Actions and defenses; Inyo County Bank; Banks and banking; Owens Valley (Calif.)--Social conditions; Advertising; Big Pine (Calif.)--History; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water...
    • The Big Pine Citizen was the weekly newspaper of Big Pine, a town in the northern Owens Valley of the California Sierras. The newspaper expressed the viewpoint of Big Pine residents on Los Angeles' control of the Owens Valley water supply during...
    • Owens valley water well and cement pipes

    • Owens valley water well and cement pipes
    • Water-pipes; Wells--California--Owens Valley; Barbed wire; Water-supply--California--Management; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • Well was probably owned and operated by the City of Los Angeles to pump groundwater into ditches that bring water to the Los Angeles Aqueduct. To meet the need for water of its growing population, the City of Los Angeles began acquiring water...
    • Big Pine, water pipes

    • Big Pine, water pipes
    • Water-pipes; Water-supply--California--Management; 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...
    • Big Pine, water gushing in a field

    • Big Pine, water gushing in a field
    • Water-pipes; Plants; Water-supply--California--Management; 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...
    • Owens Valley water pumping from well into ditch

    • Owens Valley water pumping from well into ditch
    • Water-pipes; Ditches; Wellheads; Wells--California--Owens Valley; Groundwater--California--Owens Valley; Canals--California--Owens Valley; Irrigation--California; Water-supply--California--Management; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water...
    • Well probably owned and operated by the City of Los Angeles, pumping groundwater into ditches that bring water to the Los Angeles Aqueduct. To meet the need for water of its growing population, the City of Los Angeles began acquiring water rights...
    • Owens Valley water pumping from well into ditch

    • Owens Valley water pumping from well into ditch
    • Water-pipes; Ditches; Wellheads; Wells--California--Owens Valley; Groundwater--California--Owens Valley; Canals--California--Owens Valley; Irrigation--California; Water-supply--California--Management; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water...
    • Well probably owned and operated by the City of Los Angeles, pumping groundwater into ditches that bring water to the Los Angeles Aqueduct. To meet the need for water of its growing population, the City of Los Angeles began acquiring water rights...

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