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William Mulholland

In 1922, Mulholland began building the St. Francis Dam to meet the needs of Los Angeles.

Chapter 1 | Flood in the Desert

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Owens Valley Paiute

The Paiute people built sophisticated irrigation canals to channel water in California.

Big Dams of the American West

Beginning in the 1930s, large dams were built on important watersheds.

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Flood in the Desert (español)

Explore el derrumbe de la represa en 1928, el segundo desastre más mortal en California.

Plague at the Golden Gate (Chinese)

一起來了解1900 年舊金山爆發的淋巴腺鼠疫如何引起恐懼和反亞裔情緒。

Plague at the Golden gate (español)

Descubra cómo la peste bubónica desató miedo y sentir antiasiático en San Francisco.

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