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    • Brownson House News, Vol. 3, No. 2

    • Brownson House News, Vol. 3, No. 2
    • Brownson House (Los Angeles, Calif.);
    • A copy of a typed, formatted newsletter for the Brownson Settlement House. Newsletter includes a front page, a features page, a club news page, and a sports page. Each page, laid out in 3 columns, contains short news stories on activities, special...
    • Memories - word pictures

    • Memories - word pictures
    • Dockweiler Sooy, Mary; Dockweiler, Isidore B. (Isidore Bernard), 1867-1947; Dockweiler Family;
    • A typescript copy of Mary Dockweiler Sooy's notes for her talk at the 1972 First Century Families luncheon. It is a string of reminiscences about her family and childhood, including how her parents first met, her earliest reminiscences of home...
    • First Century Families

    • First Century Families
    • First Century Families of California (Los Angeles, Calif.)--History; Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul;
    • A typewritten essay that describes the establishment and history of the First Century Families of California and the group's annual luncheon. The essay additionally emphasizes the importance of preserving the stories exchanged at these annual...
    • Council of Catholic Women

    • Council of Catholic Women
    • National Council of Catholic Women (Los Angeles, Calif.); Diocesan Council of Catholic Women (Los Angeles, Calif.); National Catholic Welfare Conference; Catholic Church--California--Los Angeles--Charities;
    • A 44-page notebook containing typed, numbered lists of notes on the National Council of Catholic Women. These lists include the reasons for establishing the Council, a timeline of the Council's development, the social issues important to the...
    • Which one is the District Attorney?

    • Which one is the District Attorney?
    • Fitts, Buron; McAfee, Guy; Dockweiler, John Francis, 1895-1943;
    • A pencil drawing of a cartoon depicting Los Angeles County District Attorney Buron Fitts arm in arm with Guy McAfee, labeled as an "underworld backer of Fitts," with the Los Angeles skyline on the horizon. "Which one is the District Attorney?" is...
    • [Letter to J. Paul Getty, May 7, 1938]

    • [Letter to J. Paul Getty, May 7, 1938]
    • Dockweiler, John Francis, 1895-1943; Dockweiler, Henry Isidore; Getty, J. Paul (Jean Paul), 1892-1976;
    • Two carbon copies of a letter from an unidentified sender, possibly Henry Isidore Dockweiler, to J. Paul Getty, requesting a donation that had been discussed at an earlier date, toward John Francis Dockweiler's campaign to become Governor of...
    • Panel - Social Welfare in Los Angeles, 1900-1924

    • Panel - Social Welfare in Los Angeles, 1900-1924
    • Brownson House (Los Angeles, Calif.); Catholic Church--California--Los Angeles--Charities; Mount St. Mary's College (Los Angeles, Calif.); Workman, Mary Julia, 1871-1964; Ryland, Edwin P.; Marshall, Thomas C.; McManus, Elizabeth; Berres, Dora;...
    • A typewritten copy of a meeting agenda, possibly composed by Margaret Workman, including a speech on the history of social settlements, especially Brownson Settlement House, in Los Angeles between 1900-1924. The agenda first introduces three...
    • Welfare Planning in Los Angeles

    • Welfare Planning in Los Angeles
    • Welfare Planning Council, Los Angeles Region--History; Welfare Council of Metropolitan Los Angeles--History; Welfare council of metropolitan Los Angeles. Research dept.--History; Alliance of Social Agencies (Los Angeles, Calif.)--History; Council...
    • A 6-page typewritten narrative on the history of the Welfare Planning Council of Metropolitan Los Angeles, later renamed the Welfare Planning Council, Los Angeles Region. The history begins with the first charity founded in Los Angeles in 1854 and...
    • Data and general information on city owned ranches in and around the town of Big Pine

    • Data and general information on city owned ranches in and around the town of Big Pine
    • Real property--Valuation; Real property--Purchasing--United States; Hession, Jess; Big Pine Property Owners Association; 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...
    • Letter from Big Pine Property Owners Association to State Senator J. M. Inman

    • Letter from Big Pine Property Owners Association to State Senator J. M. Inman
    • Reparations; Black, J. D. (John David), 1893-1960; Big Pine Property Owners Association; Inman, J. M.; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • Big Pine Property Owners Association (BPPOA) was established to represent the property interests of Big Pine residents, and the organization held its first meeting on December 8, 1924. A. G. Barmore, editor and owner of the Big Pine Citizen, served...
    • Complaint against City of Los Angeles

    • Complaint against City of Los Angeles
    • Land use; Big Pine (Calif.)--Economic conditions; Big Pine (Calif.)--Population; Real property--Purchasing--United States; 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...
    • Handwritten list of names and shares

    • Handwritten list of names and shares
    • Stocks; 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...
    • Telegrams to Maurice B. Browne and J. M. Inman

    • Telegrams to Maurice B. Browne and J. M. Inman
    • Letters; Reparations; Browne, Maurice B.; Inman, J. M.; Big Pine Property Owners Association; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • Big Pine Property Owners Association (BPPOA) was established in December 1924 to represent the property interests of Big Pine residents. After a reparations bill of California was passed in April 1925, the BPPOA formed the Big Pine Reparations...
    • Statement of damages by E. R. Cornell

    • Statement of damages by E. R. Cornell
    • Reparations; Real property--Purchasing--United States; 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...

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