Water-pipes; Plants; 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...
A daytime view looking south along Main Street in Culver City, California. On the right is the Pacific Building & Loan Association building, and other businesses along the street include a hardware store and real estate office. Streetcar tracks...
Possibly Jewish women customers in a bric-a-brac home goods store. Framed paintings are on the wall, and rugs are on the floor. Glassware, teapots, and other ceramic products are displayed on tables and shelves.
Aerial view of possibly a park surrounded by trees, houses, buildings, and a busy street on the right. The tall buildings in the background are probably the Cathay Mansions and the Broadway Mansions in the French Concession of Shanghai.
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.
Campsite, in grove of aspen, of John Black (by wagon) and a man who is possibly Ramon Machado (by tents). Supplies under tarp in center of photograph. Horse at right of photograph. Title supplied by cataloger.