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    • 100 men at work on aqueduct

    • Aqueducts; Aqueducts California; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.); Reservoirs; Reservoirs California
    • Short article reports the progress of the Los Angeles Aqueduct near the North Haiwee reservoir.
    • 250,460 acres of land withdrawn from entry

    • Aqueducts; Aqueducts California; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.); Real property; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; United States. President (1901-1909 : Roosevelt)
    • Article reports that 250,460 acres of land in Inyo County have been held by order of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in order to allow the City of Los Angeles to purchase the land. Article states that the announcement was made last July but...
    • 'White gold' carries disaster to pioneers of Owens River Valley

    • Aqueducts; Aqueducts California; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.); Real property; Valuation
    • Fifth in a series of articles on the Owens Valley, this piece begins with an assessment of the value of water in the Owens Valley once it has reached Los Angeles. The article then contrasts the assessment with short stories on citizens from the...
    • "Times" aqueduct excursion

    • Anecdotes; Aqueducts; Aqueducts California; Automobiles; Automobiles--Societies, etc.; Canyons; Caravans; Caterpillar trucks; Chauffeurs; Dams; Dams California; Deserts; Drilling and boring; Engineers; Ford automobile; Jails; Lakes; Lindley,...
    • Full page article with continued column on back narrates entire Owens River Valley trip to view the construction of the Los Angeles Aqueduct. Trip comprised of government officials and notable Los Angeles citizens who took multiple cars from Los...
    • A message

    • Aqueducts; Aqueducts California; Board of Water and Power Commissioners of the City of Los Angeles; California. Legislature. Assembly; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Governors; Irrigation; Irrigation-California; Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.);...
    • Statement in the Los Angeles Times criticizes the City of Los Angeles for its dealings with the Owens Valley residents in relation to the Los Angeles Aqueduct. Article also includes a statement from the California Daily Journal which not only...
    • A message from Owens Valley

    • Aqueducts; Aqueducts California; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Damages; Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.); Seals and labels (Philately)
    • Newspaper insert sends a message to readers on the plight of the people in the Owens Valley. Piece encourages readers to act with justice at a future legislative hearing in Sacramento on the conflict.
    • A viewpoint of our present water development in the Owens Valley

    • Aqueducts; Aqueducts California; Board of Water and Power Commissioners of the City of Los Angeles; Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.); Municipal League of Los Angeles; Seals and labels (Philately); Water conservation; Water conservation-California;...
    • Yeatman's report proposes measures to improve the Los Angeles Aqueduct and Owens Valley water pumping in order to harvest more water and decrease water loss. Yeatman addresses the Board of Water and Power Commissioners of the City of Los Angeles....
    • A water odyssey: the story of Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

    • Aqueducts; Aqueducts California; Boards of directors; Bookplates; Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.); Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (Calif.); Photographs; Portraits; Portraits, Group; Seals and labels (Philately); Water use;...
    • Commemorative book tells the history of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California and its quest to obtain water for consumption. The districts major water projects are detailed, including the Owens Valley Aqueduct and the Colorado...
    • A. V. Guillou letter to H. S. Mudd, 1930 July 29

    • Aqueducts; Aqueducts California; Charts, diagrams, etc.; Electric lines; Letters; Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.)
    • Letter from A. V. Guillou to Mr. H. S. Mudd responds to a query from Mudd on the feasibility of a Owens Valley Transmission Line. Letter introduces Guillou's thoughts on the matter and lists three reasons that the transmission line project could be...
    • Allan seeks water facts

    • Aqueducts; Aqueducts California; Board of Water and Power Commissioners of the City of Los Angeles; Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Del Valle, Reginaldo F. (Reginaldo Francisco), 1854-1938; Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.); Mayors; Protest...
    • News article reports that a Los Angeles councilman seeks advice and aid from both the mayor and Public Service Commission on what actions to take in response to Owens Valley residents who protest the Los Angeles Aqueduct and camp at one of its...
    • An intensive study of the water resources of a part of Owens valley, California

    • Aqueducts; Aqueducts California; Bodies of water; Bookplates; Bureau of the Los Angeles Aqueduct; Drainage; Evaporation; Flood water; Geology; Geologists; Government publications; Ground water; Irrigation; Lee, Charles H. (Charles Hamilton),...
    • Publication outlines results of various studies by the Department of Public Works, the Bureau of the Los Angeles aqueduct, the city of Los Angeles and in cooperation with the United States Geological Survey and the State of California. The purpose...
    • Annual report

    • Aqueducts; Board of Public Works of the City of Los Angeles; Bodies of water; Bookplates; Bureau of the Los Angeles Aqueduct; Cement; City of Los Angeles Department of Public Works; Civil engineers; Engineering; Engineers; Government publications;...
    • The sixth annual report of the Bureau of the Los Angeles Aqueduct highlights past and current labor conditions and financial impediments pertaining to the aqueduct. The publication includes reports of the engineering department, store department,...
    • Annual report

    • Aqueducts; Board of Public Works of the City of Los Angeles; Bodies of water; Bookplates; Cement plants; Chaffee, Adna Romanza, 1842-1914; Civil engineers; Engineering; Engineers; Government publications; Hubbard, Albert A.; Humphreys, William M.;...
    • The fifth annual report of the Bureau of the Los Angeles Aqueduct highlights struggles to the construction of the Los Angeles Aqueduct during the prior year. The report mentions monetary and environmental issues, as well as, future efforts for the...
    • Annual report

    • Aqueducts; Aqueducts California; Bookplates; Bureau of the Los Angeles Aqueduct; Cement; Cement plants; Chaffee, Adna Romanza, 1842-1914; City of Los Angeles Department of Public Works; Engineering; Engineers; Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.);...
    • Fourth annual report of the Bureau of the Los Angeles Aqueduct discusses engineering projects in thirteen separate water divisions, as well as, transportation, road, railroad, cement and telephone projects related to the Los Angeles aqueduct. ...
    • Annual report

    • Aqueducts; Board of Public Works of the City of Los Angeles; Bodies of water; Bookplates; Bureau of the Los Angeles Aqueduct; Cement; City of Los Angeles Department of Public Works; Civil engineers; Engineering; Engineers; Forestry; Government...
    • The seventh annual report of the Bureau of the Los Angeles Aqueduct highlights past and current labor conditions and financial matters pertaining to the aqueduct. The publication includes reports of the engineering department, store department,...
    • Annual report

    • Aqueducts; Aqueducts California; Board of Public Works of the City of Los Angeles; Bodies of water; Bookplates; Bureau of the Los Angeles Aqueduct; Canals; Cement; Cement mill; Cement plants; Chaffee, Adna Romanza, 1842-1914; Conduits; Contracts;...
    • The third annual report details progress of the physical construction of the aqueduct. It includes a plan of actual construction for the next fiscal year, as well as, an estimate of its cost. The report also contains maps, charts, diagrams and...

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