Florence "Pancho" Barnes with her Len Travel Air Mystery S., August 4, 1930. On that day, Barnes set a new speed record for women of 196.19 miles per hour. She is also known for setting other flying records, racing planes, working in the Hollywood film industry, and organizing the stunt pilots union during the Depression. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
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The Splash Pan, April 1950).The headline of this one-page typed newsletter of UAW-CIO Local 645 in Van Nuy reads, "Union Busting Continues: Company Suspends Cohen!" The newsletter was distributed to union members at the General Motors plant in Van Nuys. Paul J. Goldener Collection. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
I loved to roller skate and ice skate when I was little. I remember ice skating at Topanga Plaza at the ice rink.
"this is what power lines used to look like..they had the glass insulators"
Busch Gardens in Van Nuys. I worked here and it was the best group of people I have ever worked with!
Letter from Cesar Chavez to Julian Nava, May 11, 1971. Nava and Chavez worked together throughout their careers. In 1967, Chavez, then president of the National Farm Workers Association (later the United Farm Workers), assisted Nava in his candidacy for the Los Angeles Board of Education. In this letter, Chavez thanks Nava for writing a letter to Congressman Barry Morris Goldwater, Jr., the son of Senator Barry Goldwater. Julian Nava Collection. Latino Cultural Heritage Digital Archives.
A Daughter of the Snows: The Story of the Great San Fernando Valley written by the Publicity Department, Lankershim Branch, Security Trust & Savings Bank, 1923. Canoga-Owensmouth Historical Society. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
Flyer announcing the play "Who Killed Earl Wright?" Sunday evening, January 29, 1939. Performance was held at the First Baptist church in San Fernando. The cast included Julian Beck, who, according to the penned correction, replaced Fuller as the Judge in the play. Beck was an attorney in 1939, and would later become Superior Court Judge of Los Angeles County. Judge Julian Beck Collection. San Fernando Valley History.Digital Library.