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    Photograph of a pack of mules hauling bags of cement for construction of the Los Angeles Aqueduct. Caption on reverse reads "hauling cement to mixer north end Deadman syphen [sic]." Catherine Mulholland Collection. Water Works - Documenting Water History in Los Angeles.

    Photograph of the "North Port Crew," workmen digging a tunnel for construction of the Los Angeles Aqueduct, ca. 1908. Catherine Mulholland Collection. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

    Poster from Culture Clash's "The Mission" at the Los Angeles Theater Center. Ric Salinas Culture Clash Collection.

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    Typewritten letter from J. B. Lippincott to William Mulholland, regarding obtaining water supply for the city of Los Angeles from the Owens Valley, 1 June 1905. Catherine Mulholland Collection. Water Works - Documenting Water History in Los Angeles Digital Collection.

    The Orange Pickers, Los Angeles, California, 1895

    Building the Los Angeles Aqueduct - Framework - Photos and Video - Visual Storytelling from the Los Angeles Times

    Los Angeles County Deed of Title for Lot 5 in Block 81 of the Rancho Providencia and Scott Tract, once owned by Dr. David Burbank, to John D. Radcliff. The certificate was issued by the Title Insurace and Trust Co. of Los Angeles on October 12, 1899. Burbank Historical Society. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

    On September 26, 1940, a bill was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives to prohibit Communists and members of the German-American Bund and other organizations from working on national-defense contracts. Jewish Federation Council of Greater Los Angeles Collection.

    This is an official FBI "WANTED" poster from 1942. The potential criminal being sought is Rheinhold Rudolf Barth, who is described as a "trained Nazi saboteur." Jewish Federation Council of Greater Los Angeles Collection.

    John Steven and Ida Lubrecht McGroarty, circa 1915. John Steven McGroarty was Poet Laureate of the State of California 1933-1934, and represented Los Angeles in the US House of Representatives from 1935 to 1939. He authored the Mission Play, which romanticized McGroarty's former home in the Verdugo Hills. The McGroarty's Tujunga home now houses the McGroarty Arts Center, part of the City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

    Los Angeles Expansion 1919

    Los Angeles 1950s Topanga Shopping

    Thank-you card from Diana, a Santa Isabel Elementary School student, to the Mothers of East Los Angeles for a donation of books. Juana Beatriz Gutiérrez Mothers of East Los Angeles (MELA) Collection. Latino Archives.

    Cover of the Miner's Road Map of Southern California, published by Pacific Publishing Co., 120 North Main Street, Los Angeles, Calif., 1899. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

    When Los Angeles was a horse town - stables & a saddlery shop at 1st/Broadway, c.1890:

    ca. 1910 - Mule team hauling materials to build the Los Angeles Aqueduct. The roadless territory spanned by the $24,500,000 water system was too tough for the automotive travel of that era. Courtesy: Los Angeles, Water and Power Associates, Inc. Whittier, CA (USA)

    You can't do businiess with Hitler. This book was written by Rhodes Scholar Douglas Phillips Miller, featuring cover art by James Montgomery Flagg. Jewish Federation Council of Greater Los Angeles Collection.

    Brochure for W. P. Whitsett's free automobile tour to Van Nuys around 1912. Whitsett owned half interest in the town and was one of its greatest promoters. Los Angeles Valley College Historical Museum. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

    The West Coast Magazine "Official Fiesta Programme" April-May 1907. The bi-monthly magazine, of which John Steven McGroarty was editor from 1906 to 1914, was published in Los Angeles by Grafton Company Publishers. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

    on the original los angeles airport (in glendale, ca)- Art Deco