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    • Tujunga Valley

    • Tujunga Valley
    • Agriculture--California--Los Angeles; Mountains--California--Los Angeles; Dwellings--California--Los Angeles;
    • A view looking downhill at the Tujunga Valley, showing fields extending up to the foothills of the San Gabriel mountains. In the foreground are a tent-like structure and a few houses.
    • Minnie Myers Deed

    • Minnie Myers Deed
    • Big Pine Water Association; Big Pine Creek (Calif.); Water-supply--California--Los Angeles; Water-supply--California--Management; Myers, Minnie; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles;
    • Big Pine Water Association (BPWA) was incorporated in 1915, and its bylaws were adopted in 1916. Capital stock of the corporation was $4,000 dollars, divided into 4000 shares at one dollar per share.
    • Torrance business district, Torrance, Calif.

    • Torrance business district, Torrance, Calif.
    • Central business districts--California--Torrance; Streets--California--Torrance; Stores, Retail--California--Torrance;
    • A daytime view of the central business district in Torrance, California, near the intersection of Sartori and El Prado. The shops lining the street include a candy store and a furniture store. The central street is full of parked cars.
    • Act of Congress, Public No. 395

    • Act of Congress, Public No. 395
    • Legislation--United States; Land use; Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.); Water-supply--California--Management; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • In 1906, President Theodore Roosevelt approved the Los Angeles Water Supply Bill to the Secretary of the Interior. The Right of Act was passed allowing the City of Los Angeles to acquire lands and water rights in Owens Valley for the construction...
    • Act of Congress, Public No. 395, summary

    • Act of Congress, Public No. 395, summary
    • Legislation--United States; Land use; Water-supply--California--Management; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • In 1906, President Theodore Roosevelt approved the Los Angeles Water Supply Bill to the Secretary of the Interior. The Right of Act was passed allowing the City of Los Angeles to acquire lands and water rights in Owens Valley for the construction...
    • 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...
    • Owens Valley, California, Central Area

    • Owens Valley, California, Central Area
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    • This photograph was taken looking to the west. The mountains in the background are the Sierra Nevada. Big Pine, California, home of J. D. Black, is to the upper right of the photograph. The Los Angeles Aqueduct intake, noted in pen in lower left,...
    • Owens Valley, California

    • Owens Valley, California
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    • View of floor of Owens Valley looking west to town of Big Pine and the Sierra Nevada. Inscription on front of photograph: "Looking Across Valley at Big Pine. H. W. M. 1007." Title supplied by cataloger.
    • Owens Valley, California. Winter

    • Owens Valley, California. Winter
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    • View of snow-clad Owens Valley, from either Big Pine, California or else Bishop, California. Unidentified range of mountains in background. Phrase "LA" and image of Los Angeles Coliseum part of frame around photograph. Title supplied by cataloger.
    • 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...
    • Newhall, Cal.

    • Newhall, Cal.
    • Streets--California--Newhall; Stores, Retail--California--Newhall;
    • A view looking down an unidentified street in Newhall. Businesses including a cafe, drug store, gas station, and hotel line the street, and flags hang from lines over the street.

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