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    • Rangeland. Owens Valley, California

    • Rangeland. Owens Valley, California
    • Los Angeles Department of Water and Power;
    • Rangeland presumably unused for ranching or farming after coming under ownership of the City of Los Angeles. In center background are ruins of building among clump of trees. Black mass on right is cactus. Mountains in background unidentified. They...
    • Rangeland. Owens Valley, California

    • Rangeland. Owens Valley, California
    • Los Angeles Department of Water and Power;
    • Valley rangeland presumably unused for ranching or farming after coming under the ownership of the City of Los Angeles. Barbed wire fence marks off land. Telephone pole in right background. Mountains in background unidentified. They are either...
    • Perry Orchard. Owens Valley, California

    • Perry Orchard. Owens Valley, California
    • Los Angeles Department of Water and Power;
    • Dead trees, some fallen, in orchard formerly owned by "Perry," but probably acquired by the City of Los Angeles in the mid 1920s. Unidentified snow-capped mountains in the background. Inscription on back of photograph by J. D. Black: "what is left...
    • 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...
    • Newspaper article about Owens Valley deterioration

    • Newspaper article about Owens Valley deterioration
    • Water-supply, Agricultural; Los Angeles (Calif.) Board of Public Service Commissioners; Los Angeles Aqueduct; Newspapers—California—Sacramento; Water-supply--California--Management; Mulholland, William, 1855-1935; Del Valle, Reginaldo F....
    • 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 Maurice B. Browne to Friend W. Richardson

    • Letter from Maurice B. Browne to Friend W. Richardson
    • Irrigation; Reclamation of land; Water supply, agricultural; Water-supply--California--Management; Browne, Maurice B.; Richardson, Friend William, 1865-1943; McClure, W. F.; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los...
    • 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 Victor H. Tuttle

    • Letter from J. D. Black to Victor H. Tuttle
    • Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles; Black, J. D. (John David), 1893-1960; Tuttle, Victor H.; Mulholland, William, 1855-1935; Eaton, Fred S., 1855-1934; R. L. Craig & Co.; Los Angeles (Calif.) Aqueduct
    • 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 George W. P. Hunt to J. O. McIntosh

    • Letter from George W. P. Hunt to J. O. McIntosh
    • Lawyers; Big Pine Water Association; Hunt, George W. P. (George Wylie Paul), 1859-1934; McIntosh, J. O. (James); Land use; Ranches--California--Owens Valley; Water-supply--California--Management; Water-supply, Agricultural; Water...
    • 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...
    • Bishop, Geroge Mell place, abandoned

    • Bishop, Geroge Mell place, abandoned
    • Abandoned buildings--California--Big Pine; Trees; Land use; 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, Wilson ranch, abandoned

    • Big Pine, Wilson ranch, abandoned
    • Ranches--California--Owens Valley; Abandoned farms--California--Big Pine; Orchards--California--Big Pine; Agriculture--California--Owens Valley; Trees; Land use; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • Orchard farm was probably purchased and abandoned by the City of 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...
    • Big Pine, Wilson ranch, abandoned

    • Big Pine, Wilson ranch, abandoned
    • Ranches--California--Owens Valley; Abandoned farms--California--Big Pine; Orchards--California--Big Pine; Agriculture--California--Owens Valley; Trees; Land use; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • Orchard farm was probably purchased and abandoned by the City of 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...
    • Big Pine, Wilson ranch, abandoned

    • Big Pine, Wilson ranch, abandoned
    • Ranches--California--Owens Valley; Abandoned farms--California--Big Pine; Orchards--California--Big Pine; Agriculture--California--Owens Valley; Trees; Land use; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • Orchard farm was probably purchased and abandoned by the City of 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...

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