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    • Big Pine Citizen, August 27, 1927

    • Big Pine Citizen, August 27, 1927
    • Banks and banking; Watterson, W. W.; Actions and defenses; Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce; Owens Valley (Calif.)--Social conditions; Advertising; Water-supply--California--Management; Big Pine (Calif.)--History; Water rights--California--Owens...
    • The Big Pine Citizen was the weekly newspaper of Big Pine, a town in the northern Owens Valley of the California Sierras. The newspaper expressed the viewpoint of Big Pine residents on Los Angeles' control of the Owens Valley water supply during...
    • Big Pine Citizen, September 10, 1927

    • Big Pine Citizen, September 10, 1927
    • Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.); Bombings; Banks and banking; Watterson, W. W.; Actions and defenses; Owens Valley (Calif.)--Social conditions; Advertising; Water-supply--California--Management; Big Pine (Calif.)--History; Water...
    • The Big Pine Citizen was the weekly newspaper of Big Pine, a town in the northern Owens Valley of the California Sierras. The newspaper expressed the viewpoint of Big Pine residents on Los Angeles' control of the Owens Valley water supply during...
    • The Gridiron, August 19, 1927

    • The Gridiron, August 19, 1927
    • Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce; Owens Valley (Calif.)--Social conditions; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles; Advertising; Newspapers--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...
    • Adobe Centinela / Inglewood, California

    • Adobe Centinela / Inglewood, California
    • Adobe houses--California--Inglewood; Historic buildings--California--Inglewood;
    • Front text reads: La Casa de la Centinela Adobe, historical Spanish house built in the early 1800s, where Inglewood was founded by Daniel Freeman. Located at 7634 Midfield Ave., in Northwest Inglewood. Open to visitors from two to four on...
    • Compton Bank now open

    • Compton Bank now open
    • Earthquakes--California--Compton; Earthquake damage--California--Compton; Banks--California--Compton;
    • Photograph of the Security First National Bank, showing wreckage from the 1933 Long Beach Earthquake. The sidewalk is covered in rubble, and a burst pipe sprays water into the air.
    • Bimini Hot Springs, Los Angeles, Cal.

    • Bimini Hot Springs, Los Angeles, Cal.
    • Hot springs--California--Los Angeles; Bathhouses--California--Los Angeles; Swimming Pools--California--Los Angeles;
    • An exterior view of the Bimini Hot Springs building in Los Angeles, California. The side of the building reads, "Bimini Hot Springs, School of Swimming, Learn to Swim Gracefully." The building is surrounded by trees, with grassy open space behind...
    • Chinatown, Los Angeles

    • Chinatown, Los Angeles
    • Chinese Restaurants--California--Los Angeles; Decoration and ornament, Architectural--California--Los Angeles;
    • Just inside West Gate looking east on Gin Ling Way across Central Plaza toward Li-Po restaurant; General Lee's Man Jen Low restaurant is just beyond the tall tree on left; east of that is Forbidden Palace restaurant; benches; trees; potted plants...
    • Riding the tram cars, Venice, Calif.

    • Riding the tram cars, Venice, Calif.
    • Streets--California--Los Angeles; Central business districts--California--Los Angeles; Bathhouses--California--Los Angeles; Hotels--California--Los Angeles;
    • A view of Ocean Front Walk in Venice, California looking towards the south. The Plunge Bath House is visible in the center of the image. Tourists in early 20th century style clothing ride on two small open tram cars. Several signs for businesses...
    • S.P. Mammoth Wharf, 4700 feet long, Port Los Angeles, Cal.

    • S.P. Mammoth Wharf, 4700 feet long, Port Los Angeles, Cal.
    • Bays--California--Santa Monica Bay; Wharves--California--Santa Monica Bay; Piers--California--Santa Monica Bay; Railroads--California--Los Angeles; Locomotives--California--Los Angeles;
    • A view of the Southern Pacific Long Wharf, also known as the Mile Long Pier, looking from the shore towards the west. Two tall ships are docked at the end of the pier. A third tall ship is seen in open water in the upper right portion of the...
    • John McAlpin

    • John McAlpin
    • McAlpin, John; Black, John; Oriental Photographic Parlors (San Francisco, Calif.); Oriental Photographic Gallery (Ferndale, Calif.);
    • Portrait of John McAlpin, possible resident of Bodie, California. Inscription on accompanying grocer's ticket in handwriting of J. D. Black: "John McAlpin Bodie FATHERS (sic) PARTNER Bodie." Title supplied by cataloger.
    • Reno, Nevada. Faro Game at Bank Club

    • Reno, Nevada. Faro Game at Bank Club
    • Bank Club (Reno, Nev.);
    • Faro bank game at Bank Club in Reno, Nevada. Card dealer at at right center standing at table. Players seated around table. Sign with betting limits on wall at right. Inscription on photograph in lower center: "Faro Bank Club Reno, Nevada." Title...
    • Open letter from Big Pine Reparations Association

    • Open letter from Big Pine Reparations Association
    • Big Pine Reparations Association; Reparations; Membership; Land use; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • 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...

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