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    • 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...
    • Compton Bank now open

    • Earthquakes--California--Compton; Earthquake damage--California--Compton; Banks--California--Compton;
    • Photograph of the Security First National Bank, showing wreckage from the 1933 Long Beach Earthquake. The sidewalk is covered in rubble, and a burst pipe sprays water into the air.
    • Compton Quake #22, March 10, 1933

    • Earthquakes--California--Compton; Earthquake damage--California--Compton;
    • Photograph of wreckage from the 1933 Long Beach Earthquake. A policeman and several civilians are outside amid large piles of rubble. A car has been crushed under the falling debris, and the ruins of a building can be seen in the background.
    • Letter from W. F. McClure to Friend W. Richardson

    • Water supply--California--Management; Water supply, Agricultural; Reclamation of land; irrigation farming; Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.); McClure, W. F.; Richardson, Friend William, 1865-1943; Los Angeles Board of Public Service Commissioners;...
    • 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 W. F. McClure to Friend W. Richardson

    • Water supply--California--Management; Water supply, Agricultural; Reclamation of land; irrigation farming; Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.); McClure, W. F.; Richardson, Friend William, 1865-1943; Los Angeles Board of Public Service Commissioners;...
    • 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 Pigeon Farm, near Elysian Park

    • Pigeons; Pigeon farming--California--Los Angeles; Aviculture--California--Los Angeles; Dovecotes--California--Los Angeles
    • A view of a large number of pigeons crowding on the peaked roofs of their cotes. Numerous pigeons are flying in the background. A hillside and the Dayton Avenue Bridge are visible in the background.
    • 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

    • 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...
    • Ruins of City Hall, Compton Calif.

    • Earthquakes--California--Compton; Earthquake damage--California--Compton; City halls--California--Compton
    • Exterior view of Compton City Hall after the 1933 earthquake; large portions of wall have fallen away, a portion of the roof has collapsed, and piles of rubble surround the building. A man in uniform stands in front of the building, looking away.

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