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    • Big Pine Creek

    • Big Pine Creek
    • Big Pine Creek (Calif.); 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. During the 1920s, the...
    • Big Pine Creek, looking West of bridge

    • Big Pine Creek, looking West of bridge
    • Big Pine Creek (Calif.); Bridges--California--Big Pine; 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. During the 1920s, the...
    • Big Pine Creek, looking South

    • Big Pine Creek, looking South
    • Big Pine Creek (Calif.); 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. During the 1920s, the...
    • Big Pine Creek, bridge view

    • Big Pine Creek, bridge view
    • Big Pine Creek (Calif.); Bridges--California--Big Pine; 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. During the 1920s, the...
    • Big Pine Creek, looking East of bridge

    • Big Pine Creek, looking East of bridge
    • Big Pine Creek (Calif.); Bridges--California--Big Pine; 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. During the 1920s, the...
    • Owens Valley, California

    • Owens Valley, California
    •  
    • 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.
    • Rose Black

    • Rose Black
    • Black, Rose;
    • Portrait of Rose Black. Inscription on front of photograph: "MOTHER." Inscription on back of photograph: "Mr. John Black Big Pine California. Mrs. Black Bishop Cal." Based on the photographer and the similar border, this photograph was probably...
    • John Black

    • John Black
    • Black, John;
    • Photographic portrait of John Black. Text at top border in hand of J. D. Black: "Dad." Text on back of photograph in hand of J. D. Black: "Mr. John Black Big Pine Cal." Based on the photographer and the similar border, this photograph was probably...
    • Big Pine, California. Abandoned Orchard

    • Big Pine, California. Abandoned Orchard
    • Los Angeles Department of Water and Power;
    • Dead trees of orchard, under ownership of City of Los Angeles. Unidentified snow-capped mountains in background. Text on back of photograph written in hand of J. D. Black: "Dead Orchard Big Pine." Title supplied by cataloger.
    • Palisade Glacier

    • Palisade Glacier
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    • Rock on top of ice formation, Palisades Glacier, of the eastern Sierra Nevada. Caption at lower right of photograph: "Near Glacier Lodge Palisade Glacier Big Pine Creek." Title supplied by cataloger.
    • Tonopah, Nevada. John Black and W. W. Booth

    • Tonopah, Nevada. John Black and W. W. Booth
    • Black, John; Booth, W. W.;
    • Left: W(illiam) W. Booth, editor of the Tonopah, Nevada, newspaper, the Tonopah Daily Bonanza. Right: John Black, resident of Big Pine, California. Unknown business in background. Polarity of tintype is reversed. Inscription on back: "Me and my...
    • Owens Valley, California, Central Area

    • Owens Valley, California, Central Area
    •  
    • 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,...
    • 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...
    • Chrysopolis, California. Mine

    • Chrysopolis, California. Mine
    • Black, John; Lochrie, A. S.;
    • Entrance to mine, with three miners standing at entrance to mine shaft. From left to right they are Johnny Williams, Johnny Utter, and Sandy Lochrie. Miners hold mining equipment--shovel, wheelbarrow, pick. Awning over worksite. boxes in...
    • Big Pine, California Residents

    • Big Pine, California Residents
    • Callow, Tom; Ober, Edwin, H.; Ober, Peachey;
    • Back of building, probably the hotel and bar of Tom Callow, in Big Pine, California. Wooden barrels with discarded tin cans to left of porch. Inscription on back of photograph: "Top Row Mrs. Callow, Tom Callow, Bridget, and the cook. Bottom Row Ed,...
    • J. D. Black with Baseball Teammates

    • J. D. Black with Baseball Teammates
    • Black, J. D. (John David), 1893-1960;
    • Group portrait of young J. D. (John David) Black with unidentified youths, presumably baseball players and his teammaters. Black holds catcher's mitt, baseball bat, and baseball. Youth to his left holds catcher's mask. Title supplied by cataloger.
    • J. D. Black

    • J. D. Black
    • Black, J. D. (John David), 1893-1960;
    • J. D. Black, approximately two years of age, in overcoat and hat, with mining tools. Upper left of card is serrated. Title supplied by cataloger.

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