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    • Business decline in Big Pine

    • Business decline in Big Pine
    • Business; Motion pictures; Lumber; Laborers; Reparations; 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...
    • General condition tributary to the town of Big Pine

    • General condition tributary to the town of Big Pine
    • Land use; Rural population; 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...
    • Los Angeles Board of Public Service Commissioners answer to Clearing House Association

    • Los Angeles Board of Public Service Commissioners answer to Clearing House Association
    • Water-supply, Agricultural; Irrigation; Farms; Land use; Los Angeles (Calif.) Board of Public Service Commissioners; 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...
    • Affidavit of Earl S. Terry

    • Affidavit of Earl S. Terry
    • Business; Terry, Earl S.; 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...
    • Bodie, California

    • Bodie, California
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    • Although unidentified on the photograph, the layout of the town indicates that this mining town is Bodie, California. Tailings at left center with the Standard stamp mill in left background (white building with chute). Cluster of buildings in right...
    • Bodie, California. Main Street

    • Bodie, California. Main Street
    • Mendenhall, Harry W., 1882-1952;
    • Main street of mining town of Bodie, California. Photographer's inscription on front of photograph: "Main Street. Bodie, Calif. H.W.M. 704." Title supplied by cataloger.
    • Bodie, California. Drilling Contest

    • Bodie, California. Drilling Contest
    • Black, John;
    • Drilling contest at Bodie, California; John Black is recorded as the umpire. Participants with drills at bottom-right, around rock. Mine shaft and houses on opposite slope. A copy made in 1952 of original photograph. Title supplied by cataloger.
    • Relative values of Big Pine properties

    • Relative values of Big Pine properties
    • Reparations; Real property--Valuation; 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...
    • Agreement of March 29, 1920

    • Agreement of March 29, 1920
    • United States. Bureau of Reclamation; Bien, Morris; Robertson, Howard; Vroman, James P.; Burnell, Charles S.; Eberhard, Ray C.; 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...
    • Proposition the great city of Los Angeles offers to town of Big Pine for settlement

    • Proposition the great city of Los Angeles offers to town of Big Pine for settlement
    • Land use; Big Pine Creek (Calif.); Baker Creek (Calif.); Irrigation; Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.); Power-plants; Agriculture--California--Owens Valley; Los Angeles (Calif.) Board of Public Service Commissioners; Real property--Purchasing--United...
    • 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...
    • George Ramshaw incident and testimony

    • George Ramshaw incident and testimony
    • Irrigation; Water-supply, Agricultural; Indians of North America; Taboose Creek; Ramshaw, George; Webb, Thomas; Big Pine Property Owners Association; 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...
    • Notice of appeal from J. D. Black

    • Notice of appeal from J. D. Black
    • Land use; Legislation--United States; Big Pine Creek (Calif.); Real property--Purchasing--United States; Stockholders; Big Pine Water Association; Black, J. D. (John David), 1893-1960; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water...
    • 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...
    • Letter from H. L. Judell to J. D. Black

    • Letter from H. L. Judell to J. D. Black
    • Business; Reparations; 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...
    • Letter from J. D. Black to Hiram W. Johnson

    • Letter from J. D. Black to Hiram W. Johnson
    • Reparations; Big Pine Creek (Calif.); 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...
    • Data and general information on city owned ranches in and around the town of Big Pine

    • Data and general information on city owned ranches in and around the town of Big Pine
    • Real property--Valuation; Real property--Purchasing--United States; Hession, Jess; Big Pine Property Owners Association; 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...
    • Protest to Board of Public Service Commissioners of City of Los Angeles, August 1924

    • Protest to Board of Public Service Commissioners of City of Los Angeles, August 1924
    • Land use; Legislation--California; Contracts; United States. Bureau of Reclamation; Los Angeles (Calif.) Board of Public Service Commissioners; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles; Real...
    • 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...
    • Los Angeles water supply bill and consequences

    • Los Angeles water supply bill and consequences
    • Bills, Legislative; Water-supply, Agricultural; Big Pine Water Association; 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 Canal (except Givens) 4000 acres

    • Big Pine Canal (except Givens) 4000 acres
    • Prices; Big Pine Canal (Calif.); Ranches--California--Owens Valley; Real property--Valuation; 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...

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