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    • Los Angeles Board of Public Service Commissioners answer to Clearing House Association

    • Los Angeles Board of Public Service Commissioners answer to Clearing House Association
    • Water-supply, Agricultural; Irrigation; Farms; Land use; Los Angeles (Calif.) Board of Public Service Commissioners; 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...
    • Los Angeles Board of Public Service Commissioners answer to Clearing House Association

    • Los Angeles Board of Public Service Commissioners answer to Clearing House Association
    • Water-supply, Agricultural; Irrigation; Farms; Land use; Los Angeles (Calif.) Board of Public Service Commissioners; 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...
    • Salt Lake City, Utah. Group Portrait

    • Salt Lake City, Utah. Group Portrait
    • Stains, W. C.; Ober, Edwin H. ; Cuddigan, Pat; Jones, John I.; Fox & Symons (Firm);
    • Group portrait taken at Salt Lake City, Utah.Top row: John I. Jones, left; E.H. Ober, right. Bottom row: Pat Cuddigan, left; W. C. Stains (sic), right. Inscribed on the front of the photograph is the date 1896. On the back of the cabinet card in...
    • Big Pine, Vernon G. Smith farm, abandoned

    • Big Pine, Vernon G. Smith farm, abandoned
    • Smith, Vernon G.; Abandoned farms--California--Big Pine; Agriculture--California--Owens Valley; Land use; Barbed wire; Fences; 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...
    • Big Pine, G. A. McAfee house ruins

    • Big Pine, G. A. McAfee house ruins
    • Ruins--California--Owens Valley; Abandoned houses--California--Big Pine; Abandoned buildings--California--Big Pine; Land use; 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...
    • Big Pine, Roy Willis farm, abandoned

    • Big Pine, Roy Willis farm, abandoned
    • Ruins--California--Owens Valley; Abandoned farms--California--Big Pine; Abandoned buildings--California--Big Pine; Trees; 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...
    • Big Pine, Roy Willis farm, abandoned

    • Big Pine, Roy Willis farm, abandoned
    • Ruins--California--Owens Valley; Abandoned farms--California--Big Pine; Abandoned buildings--California--Big Pine; Trees; 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...
    • Big Pine, McCullough farm, abandoned

    • Big Pine, McCullough farm, abandoned
    • Ruins--California--Owens Valley; Abandoned farms--California--Big Pine; Abandoned buildings--California--Big Pine; Land use; Agriculture--California--Owens Valley; 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...
    • Big Pine, Benner farm, abandoned

    • Big Pine, Benner farm, abandoned
    • Ruins--California--Owens Valley; Abandoned farms--California--Big Pine; Abandoned buildings--California--Big Pine; Agricultural facilities; Land use; Agriculture--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water...
    • 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...
    • Big Pine, Benner farm, abandoned

    • Big Pine, Benner farm, abandoned
    • Ruins--California--Owens Valley; Abandoned farms--California--Big Pine; Abandoned buildings--California--Big Pine; Agricultural facilities; Land use; Agriculture--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water...
    • 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...
    • Big Pine, Benner farm, abandoned

    • Big Pine, Benner farm, abandoned
    • Ruins--California--Owens Valley; Abandoned farms--California--Big Pine; Abandoned buildings--California--Big Pine; Agricultural facilities; Land use; Agriculture--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water...
    • 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...
    • Big Pine, Hession  farm, abandoned

    • Big Pine, Hession farm, abandoned
    • Ruins--California--Owens Valley; Abandoned farms--California--Big Pine; Abandoned buildings--California--Big Pine; Agricultural facilities; Land use; Agriculture--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water...
    • 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...
    • Big Pine, school house ruins

    • Big Pine, school house ruins
    • Ruins--California--Owens Valley; Abandoned buildings--California--Big Pine; Land use; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • It is likely that the land was formerly used for school houses, but later purchased and torn down 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...
    • Big Pine, school house ruins

    • Big Pine, school house ruins
    • Ruins--California--Owens Valley; Abandoned buildings--California--Big Pine; Land use; Water rights--California--Owens Valley; Water rights--California--Los Angeles
    • It is likely that the land was formerly used for school houses, but later purchased and torn down 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...
    • Letter from W. A. Chalfant to J. D. Black

    • Letter from W. A. Chalfant to J. D. Black
    • Reparations; Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.); Reclamation of land; Irrigation; Land use; Black, J. D. (John David), 1893-1960; Newspapers--California--Bishop; 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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