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    • Dragon Road Gateway, China City, Los Angeles

    • Dragon Road Gateway, China City, Los Angeles
    • Chinese Restaurants--California--Los Angeles; Decoration and ornament, Architectural--California--Los Angeles;
    • Walled gateway with arch leading to narrow winding street lined with shops; American flag and Chinese flag hang above entry; gateway signage reads:"Dragon Road" scroll art decorates both sides of arch; garden area next to gateway signage...
    • Concessions on the Pier, Venice, California

    • Concessions on the Pier, Venice, California
    • Amusement rides--California--Los Angeles; Dance halls--California--Los Angeles; Piers--California--Los Angeles;
    • View of the midway and concessions on the Venice pier looking inland. To the left is the Dance Hall building; the arched entrance near the center of the view is the entrance to the Racing Derby; on the right side part of "The Bobs" roller coaster...
    • Affidavit of L. J. Horton

    • Affidavit of L. J. Horton
    • Fires; Ditches; Water-supply--California--Owens Valley; Horton, L. J.; Black, J. D. (John David), 1893-1960; 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...
    • The Pagoda, China City, Los Angeles

    • The Pagoda, China City, Los Angeles
    • Chinese Restaurants--California--Los Angeles; Decoration and ornament, Architectural--California--Los Angeles; Pagodas--California--Los Angeles;
    • The entrance leading to a narrow winding street of the walled China City is fronted by a four tiered pagoda surrounded by foliage; Chinese and American flags adorn the top; the sign to the right reads:"Pagoda, Dr. P.C. Fun. Chinese Astrologer."
    • China City

    • China City
    • Chinese Restaurants--California--Los Angeles; Decoration and ornament, Architectural--California--Los Angeles;
    • Steps leading down to sunken courtyard with shops and restaurants; shop sign reads,"China City Gift Shop, Chinese Pajamas and Souvenirs, We Rent Costumes and Everything Chinese for Masquerade Parties" woman in Western clothing is getting a rickshaw...
    • Plaza in China City, Los Angeles, California

    • Plaza in China City, Los Angeles, California
    • Chinese Restaurants--California--Los Angeles; Decoration and ornament, Architectural--California--Los Angeles; Rickshaw men--California--Los Angeles;
    • Steps leading down to sunken courtyard; restaurants and gifts shops; woman in Western clothing is getting a rickshaw ride; people sitting and strolling, wearing Western and Chinese clothing; trees; women holding sun umbrellas; sign on restaurant...
    • New Chinatown

    • New Chinatown
    • Chinese Restaurants--California--Los Angeles; Decoration and ornament, Architectural--California--Los Angeles; Gift shops--California--Los Angeles;
    • Northeast corner of Central Plaza; Tuey Far Low restaurant; Ginling Gifts; brick patio and benches; sign on awning of Ginling Gifts reads:"Chinaware" partial view of restaurant to right of Ginling Gifts.
    • 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.
    • Chinatown, Los Angeles, California

    • Chinatown, Los Angeles, California
    • Chinese Restaurants--California--Los Angeles; Decoration and ornament, Architectural--California--Los Angeles; Shops, retail--California--Los Angeles;
    • Looking east on Gin Ling Way toward Li Po Restaurant at West Gate; Forbidden Palace restaurant on left; Tuey Far Low across the way on right, indicated by vertical Chop Suey sign; street vendors selling souvenirs and balloons; people strolling,...
    • Letter from M. Q. Watterson to J. D. Black

    • Letter from M. Q. Watterson to J. D. Black
    • Reparations; Legislation--California; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles; Black, J. D. (John David), 1893-1960; Hartfore Fire Insurance Company; Watterson, M. Q.; Inyo County Bank
    • 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 George E. Devine to J. D. Black

    • Letter from George E. Devine to J. D. Black
    • Reparations; Legislation--California; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles; Black, J. D. (John David), 1893-1960; Hartfore Fire Insurance Company; Devine, George, E.; Big Pine Citizen
    • 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...

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