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    • [Bishop John J. Cantwell letter to Mary Julia Workman, 1918 March 11]

    • [Bishop John J. Cantwell letter to Mary Julia Workman, 1918 March 11]
    • Brownson House (Los Angeles, Calif.); Workman, Mary Julia, 1871-1964; Cantwell, John Joseph, 1874-1947; Sisters of the Holy Family (San Francisco, Calif.);
    • A typewritten letter on letterhead from the Diocese of Monterey and Los Angeles, from Bishop John J. Cantwell to Mary J. Workman, dated March 11, 1918. The Bishop mentions that he will be bringing two Sisters of the Holy Family from San Francisco...
    • [Brownson House appeal for financial assistance]

    • [Brownson House appeal for financial assistance]
    • Brownson House (Los Angeles, Calif.)--Records and correspondence; Brownson House (Los Angeles, Calif.)--Finance;
    • "Brownson House needs $5000" letter requesting financial assistance for the support and upkeep of the Brownson House. The letter asks subscribers to renew or to become a new subscriber and includes a form at the bottom that can be filled out with...
    • Council of Catholic Women

    • Council of Catholic Women
    • National Council of Catholic Women (Los Angeles, Calif.); Diocesan Council of Catholic Women (Los Angeles, Calif.); National Catholic Welfare Conference; Catholic Church--California--Los Angeles--Charities;
    • A 44-page notebook containing typed, numbered lists of notes on the National Council of Catholic Women. These lists include the reasons for establishing the Council, a timeline of the Council's development, the social issues important to the...
    • [Mary J. Workman letter to Fr. Corr, 1919 November 12]

    • [Mary J. Workman letter to Fr. Corr, 1919 November 12]
    • Workman, Mary J. (Mary Julia), 1871-1964--Correspondence; Corr, W. E.--Correspondence; Brownson House (Los Angeles, Calif.);
    • A letter from Mary J. Workman to Father Corr, dated Nov. 12, 1919, regarding an upcoming Christmas concert to benefit the Brownson House organized by "a group of young Mexican women." The letter is written by hand in black ink on the Brownson...
    • Panel - Social Welfare in Los Angeles, 1900-1924

    • Panel - Social Welfare in Los Angeles, 1900-1924
    • Brownson House (Los Angeles, Calif.); Catholic Church--California--Los Angeles--Charities; Mount St. Mary's College (Los Angeles, Calif.); Workman, Mary Julia, 1871-1964; Ryland, Edwin P.; Marshall, Thomas C.; McManus, Elizabeth; Berres, Dora;...
    • A typewritten copy of a meeting agenda, possibly composed by Margaret Workman, including a speech on the history of social settlements, especially Brownson Settlement House, in Los Angeles between 1900-1924. The agenda first introduces three...
    • Land lease from City of Los Angeles to Big Pine resident

    • Land lease from City of Los Angeles to Big Pine resident
    • Leases; Land use; Irrigation; Los Angeles (Calif.) Board of Public Service Commissioners; Water-supply--California--Los Angeles; Water rights--California--Owens Valley
    • 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 W. F. McClure to Friend W. Richardson

    • Letter from W. F. McClure to Friend W. Richardson
    • Water supply--California--Management; Water supply, Agricultural; Reclamation of land; irrigation farming; Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.); McClure, W. F.; Richardson, Friend William, 1865-1943; Los Angeles Board of Public Service Commissioners;...
    • 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 W. F. McClure to Friend W. Richardson

    • Letter from W. F. McClure to Friend W. Richardson
    • Water supply--California--Management; Water supply, Agricultural; Reclamation of land; irrigation farming; Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.); McClure, W. F.; Richardson, Friend William, 1865-1943; Los Angeles Board of Public Service Commissioners;...
    • 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...
    • City owned property regarding 1923 tax list

    • City owned property regarding 1923 tax list
    • Real property--Valuation; Los Angeles (Calif.) Board of Public Service Commissioners; Water-supply--California--Los Angeles; 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...
    • Newspaper article about Owens Valley deterioration

    • Newspaper article about Owens Valley deterioration
    • Water-supply, Agricultural; Los Angeles (Calif.) Board of Public Service Commissioners; Los Angeles Aqueduct; Newspapers—California—Sacramento; Water-supply--California--Management; Mulholland, William, 1855-1935; Del Valle, Reginaldo F....
    • 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...
    • Protest to Board of Public Service Commissioners of City of Los Angeles, August 1924

    • Protest to Board of Public Service Commissioners of City of Los Angeles, August 1924
    • Land use; Legislation--California; Contracts; United States. Bureau of Reclamation; Los Angeles (Calif.) Board of Public Service Commissioners; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles; Real...
    • 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 Phil D. Swing to J. D. Black

    • Letter from Phil D. Swing to J. D. Black
    • Legislation--California; Contracts; United States. Bureau of Reclamation; Los Angeles (Calif.) Board of Public Service Commissioners; 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...

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