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Harold John Skinny Gates
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Eastern California Museum
California Revealed from Eastern California Museum
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Oral interview with Harold John Skinny Gates, born in May, 1901. Stories relate to cattle ranching and "cowboying" in the Owens Valley from 1920s through the 1960s, mining in the White Mountains and Inyo Range, the City of Los Angeles and Owens Valley water controversy including stories about the Owens Valley Water Wars and occupation of the Alabama Gates. Local residents include Harry Porter, John Thorndike, Frank Krater, and John Lacey.
Audio cassette
Oral histories
1 Tape of 1
2014_CAVPP_.7 OH 11.1
Cattle trade--California
Indians of North America--California
Mineral industries
Mines and mineral resources--California
Water rights
Water use--California
Water-supply engineering--California
Los Angeles (Calif.). Dept. of Water and Power
Los Angeles Aqueduct (Calif.)
California, Eastern
Eastern California Museum
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