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    • Big Pine ranch sales halt

    • Big Pine ranch sales halt
    • Ranches--California--Owens Valley; Sales; 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...
    • Paiute Women

    • Paiute Women
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    • Three Paiute women with their children in cradleboards. The Anglo-American crowd in the background shows that this is a public event, perhaps the Paiute's annual dance festival, or else some kind of fair. Inscription at lower left of the postcard...
    • 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 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 completed in...
    • 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...
    • 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, Clarke farm, abandoned

    • Big Pine, Clarke farm, abandoned
    • Abandoned farms--California--Big Pine; Abandoned buildings--California--Big Pine; Ruins--California--Owens Valley; Land use; Irrigation--California; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • It is likely that the farm was formerly owned by Big Pine resident Charles C. Clarke, but later 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...

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