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    • On the Pike at Long Beach after quake

    • On the Pike at Long Beach after quake
    • Earthquakes--California--Long Beach; Long Beach Earthquake, Calif., 1933; Earthquake damage--California--Long Beach;
    • Earthquake damage on the Pike. The facade of a building in the foreground has fallen away completely, and fallen bricks cover the street. On the right is a street lamp whose large central bulb has come off, and is on a bench in the foreground. ...
    • Big Pine, Steward residence, abandoned

    • Big Pine, Steward residence, abandoned
    • Abandoned farms--California--Big Pine; Agriculture--California--Owens Valley; Land use; Trees; Barbed wire; Fences; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • It is likely that the land was formerly owned by Big Pine farmer Mr. Steward for his residence, but later purchased and torn down by the City of Los Angeles. To meet the need for water of its growing population, the City of Los Angeles began...
    • Big Pine, abandoned ranch

    • Big Pine, abandoned ranch
    • Ranches--California--Owens Valley; Agriculture--California--Owens Valley; Land use; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • Ranch 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 completed in...
    • Big Pine, abandoned ranch

    • Big Pine, abandoned ranch
    • Ranches--California--Owens Valley; Land use; Trees; Agriculture--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • Ranch 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 completed in...
    • Big Pine, Benner farm, abandoned

    • Big Pine, Benner farm, abandoned
    • Abandoned farms--California--Big Pine; Ruins--California--Owens Valley; Barns; Agriculture--California--Owens Valley; Land use; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • 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 completed in...
    • Big Pine, Benner farm, abandoned

    • Big Pine, Benner farm, abandoned
    • Abandoned farms--California--Big Pine; Agriculture--California--Owens Valley; Land use; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • 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 completed in...
    • Big Pine, G. A. McAfee house ruins

    • Big Pine, G. A. McAfee house ruins
    • Ruins--California--Owens Valley; Abandoned houses--California--Big Pine; Abandoned buildings--California--Big Pine; 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...
    • Hotel Miramar

    • Hotel Miramar
    • Hotels--California--Santa Monica; Landscape architecture--California--Santa Monica
    • A view of the Miramar Hotel, with landscaped grounds with palm trees in the foreground. Hotel Miramar signs are at the entrance and the top of the building
    • Scene in Venice, California

    • Scene in Venice, California
    • Canals--California--Los Angeles; Recreation areas--California--Los Angeles; Boathouses--California--Los Angeles; Dwellings--California--Los Angeles;
    • Overhead view of part of Venice, California, with the Lion Canal in the foreground and the Grand Canal running through the center and on to the right. Between the two canals is the Cosmos Club and across the Grand Canal is a boathouse.
    • Amusement Row showing ball room, Venice, Cal.

    • Amusement Row showing ball room, Venice, Cal.
    • Dance halls--California--Los Angeles; Amusement rides--California--Los Angeles; Piers--California--Los Angeles
    • A view of the main walkway of the Venice Amusement Pier. Tn the foreground on the left is the Dance Hall; to the right is "The Bobs" roller coaster entrance. American and British flags hang from poles extending out from the buildings.
    • Windward Avenue, Venice, California

    • Windward Avenue, Venice, California
    • Streets--California--Los Angeles; Central business districts--California--Los Angeles; Parking facilities--California--Los Angeles; Traffic congestion--California--Los Angeles;
    • A view of Windward Avenue looking East towards the Lagoon. Parked automobiles line the street, some of them double parked. In the foreground, a crowd of people fill the street, some of them seated, looking towards the West (towards the ocean and...
    • McCormick Mortuary

    • McCormick Mortuary
    • Funeral homes--California--Inglewood; Undertakers and undertaking--California--Inglewood;
    • A view looking Northwest towards the McCormick Mortuary from Prairie Ave. A sign above the building in the foreground reads: "The Colonial Chapel." A partially obscured sign on the building in the background reads: "Flowers for all occasions."

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