A view of Avalon Bay, with steamships arriving in the harbor, Sugar Loaf Rock on the far right, and the Holly Hill House with its large red-roofed turret is in the foreground on the right. The Incline Railway is visible in the lower right corner.
Catholic Interracial Council (Los Angeles, Calif.); Jesuits--California;
An invitation to a luncheon hosted by the Women's Fair Employment Practices Committee of the Catholic Interracial Council to promote awareness of Proposition 11, the Fair Employment Practices Act. The invitation has been folded into thirds.
Reparations; Owens Valley (Calif.)--Social conditions; Advertising; Big Pine (Calif.)--History; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles; Newspapers--California--Big Pine
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...
Irrigation; Water-supply, Agricultural; Indians of North America; Taboose Creek; Ramshaw, George; Webb, Thomas; Big Pine Property Owners Association; 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...