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    • 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...
    • Big Pine Citizen, August 20, 1927

    • Big Pine Citizen, August 20, 1927
    • Inyo County Bank; Banks and banking; Watterson, W. W.; Actions and defenses; Owens Valley (Calif.)--Social conditions; Advertising; Water-supply--California--Management; Big Pine (Calif.)--History; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; 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...
    • Big Pine Citizen, April 16, 1927

    • Big Pine Citizen, April 16, 1927
    • Water-supply--California--Management; Real property--Purchasing--United States; Owens Valley (Calif.)--Social conditions; Advertising; Big Pine (Calif.)--History; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • 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...
    • [Brownson house sympathy resolution over the death of William H. Workman, 1918 February 21]

    • [Brownson house sympathy resolution over the death of William H. Workman, 1918 February 21]
    • Workman, Mary J. (Mary Julia), 1871-1964; Workman, William H., 1839-1918; Brownson House (Los Angeles, Calif.)--Records and correspondence; Whipple, Lucille M.; Bernard, Rosa I.; Vollmer, Katherine L.; Devin, Mary Teresa; Desmond, Nora Louise;...
    • Resolution dated February 21, 1918 signed by the directors of the Brownson House Settlement Association recording their "sentiments of profound sympathy" for their "beloved" association president, Mary J. Workman, over the death of her father,...
    • Playa del Rey, Cal.

    • Playa del Rey, Cal.
    • Beaches--California--Los Angeles; Lagoons--California--Los Angeles; Piers--California--Los Angeles; Boats and boating--California--Los Angeles;
    • A view looking out over a lagoon next to the beach in Playa Del Rey, California. On the left, a pier extends out over the ocean, and a large pavilion on the beach overlooks the lagoon.
    • Pier Avenue, Hermosa Beach, California

    • Pier Avenue, Hermosa Beach, California
    • Streets--California--Hermosa Beach; Piers--California--Hermosa Beach; Stores, Retail--California--Hermosa Beach;
    • A daytime view from Pier Avenue at Hermosa Avenue in Hermosa Beach, California, looking towards the ocean. There are several small shops and a hotel along the street, and at the end of the block is the entrance to a pier. A flagpole stands in the...
    • Westwood Village, California

    • Westwood Village, California
    • Shopping centers--California--Los Angeles; Stores, Retail--California--Los Angeles; Streets--California--Los Angeles;
    • A view looking north along Westwood Boulevard in Los Angeles, California. The meridian is planted with palm trees. Businesses along the street include Cut Rate Drugs, a Standard Supreme (Chevron) gas station, Sears, and the Bank of America.
    • Relative values of Big Pine properties

    • Relative values of Big Pine properties
    • Reparations; Real property--Valuation; 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...
    • 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...
    • Big Pine, ditch and black headgate: street view

    • Big Pine, ditch and black headgate: street view
    • Ditches; Automobiles; Streets; Irrigation--California; Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.); 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...
    • Inyo Register and Owens Valley Herald, Supplement Number 1, January 7, 1925

    • Inyo Register and Owens Valley Herald, Supplement Number 1, January 7, 1925
    • Maps; Irrigation--California; Real property--Valuation; Owens Valley (Calif.)--Social conditions; Abandoned buildings--California--Owens Valley; Real property--Purchasing--United States; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water...
    • 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 E. R. Cornell

    • Letter from E. R. Cornell
    • Cornell, E. R.; Big Pine Property Owners Association; Business; 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...
    • Big Pine Creek water agreement

    • Big Pine Creek water agreement
    • Big Pine Creek (Calif.); Big Pine Water Association; 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.
    • Big Pine Water Association meeting minutes 1916-06-06

    • Big Pine Water Association meeting minutes 1916-06-06
    • Meetings; Big Pine Water Association; Bowman, C. D.; Giroux, George L.; Shaw, D. L.; Fiehman, John; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • Big Pine Water Association (BPWA) was incorporated in July 23, 1915, and the directors appointed for the first year were James Steward, Diedrich Bartels, George Giroux, Jacob Hiller, and Thomas Webb. Capital stock of the corporation was $4,000...

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