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    • San Joaquin River, South fork

    • San Joaquin River (Calif.); Mountains--California; Rivers--California; Black, J. D. (John David), 1893-1960; 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...
    • Rhyolite, Nevada. Bottle House

    • Bottle House (Rhyolite, Nev.);
    • A black-and-white photograph of a house built of 50,000 bottles in Rhyolite, Nevada, by Tom Kelly in 1906. Sign in front of house with title "The Bottle House." Posted by Paramount Pictures to record its restoration of the house in 1925 for use in...
    • Bodie, California. Main Street

    • Mendenhall, Harry W., 1882-1952;
    • Main street of mining town of Bodie, California. Photographer's inscription on front of photograph: "Main Street. Bodie, Calif. H.W.M. 704." Title supplied by cataloger.
    • Queso, Paiute Native American

    • Queso;
    • An impoverished Paiute named Queso in his lean-to; to his right is a woman lying down. To his left is a dog. In the background is another shanty, perhaps a take on the traditional Paiute dwelling, the nobe. Title on lower center: Queso Piaute...
    • 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...
    • J. D. Black and Yetta Foorman

    • Black, J. D. (John David), 1893-1960; Foorman, Yetta;
    • Photographic portrait of J. D. Black and Yetta Foorman, Bishop, California residents. Both persons are dressed in formal attire. Yetta Foorman wears a large-brimmed hat adorned with veiling and ostrich plumes. Title supplied by cataloger.
    • Big Pine, California. Hotel Butler

    • Hotel Butler; James Butler;
    • Hotel Butler, Big Pine, California. Partial view of car at right of photograph. Caption on bottom of photograph: "A Home Away From Home Big Pine Calif." Title supplied by cataloger.
    • John Black and Al Lynn

    • Black, John; Lynn, Al;
    • Al Lynn and John Black, with rifles (shotguns?) and bags for either shells or game on shoulders; cocker spaniel at their feet. Caption on accompanying grocer's ticket: "Father and Al Lynn go hunting." Title supplied by cataloger.
    • First Bishop Taxi

    • Tarrington, Baldy;
    • On the front of the original photographic postcard is written, "The First Bishop Taxi." The identity of the occupants of the automobile is unknown, although on the back of the photograph is written, "Baldy Tarrington," perhaps the driver....
    • Bishop, California . Motorcyclists

    • A group of motorcyclists, along with bicyclists, are on display at an unknown location (probably Bishop) in the Owens Valley. The persons in the photograph are unknown. The mountains in the background are most likely the White Mountains. Title...
    • Bishop, California .  Motorcyclists Racing

    • Motorcyclists racing on a dirt road probably outside of Bishop, California, in the Owens Valley. The persons in the photograph are unknown. The mountains in the background are most likely the White Mountains. White frame houses in the left...
    • Nevada Riding Party

    • Riding party framed against sunset in Nevada hills. Inscription on front of photograph" "OVER THE HILLS OF NEVADA." Title supplied by cataloger.


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