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    • Telegram receipt for Big Pine Reparations Association

    • Telegram receipt for Big Pine Reparations Association
    • Telegrams; Big Pine Reparations Association; J. D. (John David), 1893-1960; Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce; McGary, D. F.; Western Union Telegraph Company
    • After a reparations bill of California was passed in April 1925, the Big Pine Property Owners Association (BPPOA) formed the Big Pine Reparations Association (BPRA) on July 29, 1925 to establish reparations claims against the City of Los Angeles...
    • Telegram from J. D. Black to James Rolph Jr.

    • Telegram from J. D. Black to James Rolph Jr.
    • Rolph, James, 1869-1934; Black, J. D. (John David), 1893-1960; Big Pine Water Association; Stockholders; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • 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...
    • San Joaquin River, South fork

    • San Joaquin River, South fork
    • San Joaquin River (Calif.); Mountains--California; Rivers--California; Black, J. D. (John David), 1893-1960; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • 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...
    • Reparations claim in New York

    • Reparations claim in New York
    • Reparations; Claims; Water-supply--New York (State)--New York; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • As secretary for the Big Pine Property Owners Association (BPPOA) and later for the Big Pine Reparations Association (BPRA), J. D. Black (1893-1960) was a leader in the fight of Big Pine for reparations from the City of Los Angeles during the Owens...
    • 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...
    • Perry Orchard. Owens Valley, California

    • Perry Orchard. Owens Valley, California
    • Los Angeles Department of Water and Power;
    • Dead trees, some fallen, in orchard formerly owned by "Perry," but probably acquired by the City of Los Angeles in the mid 1920s. Unidentified snow-capped mountains in the background. Inscription on back of photograph by J. D. Black: "what is left...
    • Owens Valley well behind barbed wire

    • Owens Valley well behind barbed wire
    • Wellheads; Plants; Barbed wire; Fences; Wells--California--Owens Valley; Irrigation--California; Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.); Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • Well probably owned and operated by City of Los Angeles, pumping groundwater into ditches that bring water to the Los Angeles Aqueduct. To meet the need for water of its growing population, the City of Los Angeles began acquiring water rights in...
    • Owens valley water well and cement pipes

    • Owens valley water well and cement pipes
    • Wellheads; Wells--California--Owens Valley; Water-pipes; Barbed wire; Water-supply--California--Management; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • Well was probably owned and operated by the City of Los Angeles to pump groundwater into ditches that bring water to the Los Angeles Aqueduct. To meet the need for water of its growing population, the City of Los Angeles began acquiring water...
    • Owens valley water well and cement pipes

    • Owens valley water well and cement pipes
    • Water-pipes; Wells--California--Owens Valley; Barbed wire; Water-supply--California--Management; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • Well was probably owned and operated by the City of Los Angeles to pump groundwater into ditches that bring water to the Los Angeles Aqueduct. To meet the need for water of its growing population, the City of Los Angeles began acquiring water...
    • Owens valley water well and cement pipes

    • Owens valley water well and cement pipes
    • Wellheads; Wells--California--Owens Valley; Water-pipes; Barbed wire; Water-supply--California--Management; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • Well was probably owned and operated by the City of Los Angeles to pump groundwater into ditches that bring water to the Los Angeles Aqueduct. To meet the need for water of its growing population, the City of Los Angeles began acquiring water...
    • Owens Valley water well

    • Owens Valley water well
    • Wellheads; Wells--California--Owens Valley; Water-supply--California--Management; 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. Wells such as this...
    • Owens Valley water rights conflict

    • Owens Valley water rights conflict
    • Ranches--California--Owens Valley; Water-supply, Agricultural; 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...
    • Owens Valley water pumping from well into ditch

    • Owens Valley water pumping from well into ditch
    • Wellheads; Water-pipes; Plants; Wells--California--Owens Valley; Groundwater--California--Owens Valley; Irrigation--California; Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.); Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • Well probably owned and operated by the City of Los Angeles, pumping groundwater into ditches that bring water to the Los Angeles Aqueduct. To meet the need for water of its growing population, the City of Los Angeles began acquiring water rights...
    • Owens Valley water pumping from well into ditch

    • Owens Valley water pumping from well into ditch
    • Water-pipes; Ditches; Plants; Wells--California--Owens Valley; Groundwater--California--Owens Valley; Canals--California--Owens Valley; Irrigation--California; Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.); Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water...
    • Well probably owned and operated by the City of Los Angeles, pumping groundwater into ditches that bring water to the Los Angeles Aqueduct. To meet the need for water of its growing population, the City of Los Angeles began acquiring water rights...
    • Owens Valley water pumping from well into ditch

    • Owens Valley water pumping from well into ditch
    • Water-pipes; Ditches; Wellheads; Wells--California--Owens Valley; Groundwater--California--Owens Valley; Canals--California--Owens Valley; Irrigation--California; Water-supply--California--Management; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water...
    • Well probably owned and operated by the City of Los Angeles, pumping groundwater into ditches that bring water to the Los Angeles Aqueduct. To meet the need for water of its growing population, the City of Los Angeles began acquiring water rights...
    • Owens Valley water pumping from well into ditch

    • Owens Valley water pumping from well into ditch
    • Water-pipes; Ditches; Wellheads; Wells--California--Owens Valley; Groundwater--California--Owens Valley; Canals--California--Owens Valley; Irrigation--California; Water-supply--California--Management; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water...
    • Well probably owned and operated by the City of Los Angeles, pumping groundwater into ditches that bring water to the Los Angeles Aqueduct. To meet the need for water of its growing population, the City of Los Angeles began acquiring water rights...
    • Owens Valley canal bringing water to Los Angeles Aqueduct

    • Owens Valley canal bringing water to Los Angeles Aqueduct
    • Water-pipes; Ditches; Plants; Wells--California--Owens Valley; Groundwater--California--Owens Valley; Canals--California--Owens Valley; Irrigation--California; Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.); Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water...
    • Well probably owned and operated by the City of Los Angeles, pumping groundwater into ditches that bring water to the Los Angeles Aqueduct. To meet the need for water of its growing population, the City of Los Angeles began acquiring water rights...
    • Notice of appeal from J. D. Black

    • Notice of appeal from J. D. Black
    • Land use; Legislation--United States; Big Pine Creek (Calif.); Real property--Purchasing--United States; Stockholders; Big Pine Water Association; Black, J. D. (John David), 1893-1960; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water...
    • 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...
    • Mono County 1928 real estate and personal property tax list

    • Mono County 1928 real estate and personal property tax list
    • Taxation--Lists; Auditors; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • 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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