Abandoned farms--California--Big Pine; Orchards--California--Big Pine; Agriculture--California--Owens Valley; Land use; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
Farm was probably purchased and abandoned by the City of 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...
College football players--California--Los Angeles; Football coaches--California--Los Angeles
A black and white photograph of coach Tom Lieb and player Howard Whelan each kneeling on one knee on a grass field. Tom Lieb is holding a live lion cub. Photograph has caption "Howard Whalen" signed in lower right corner.
Owens Valley residents eating at the Alabama Gates of the Los Angeles Aqueduct. This photograph may record either the barbecue held the final day of the occupation (20 November 1924) or else the meals that wives of the occupiers served. The low...
Motion pictures--California--Los Angeles--Setting and scenery; Motion picture studios--California--Los Angeles;
A high angle, interior view of a two-level motion picture set with actors, crew, props, lighting and other equipment, including an early motion picture film camera in the center, leaning against a stand.