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Plummer Street in Chatsworth after snowfall, January 11, 1949. The hills in the background are part of the Santa Susana Mountains that surround Box Canyon. Canoga-Owensmouth Historical Society. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

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Group of men and women dressed in western wear for what may be the Canoga Park Cavalcade, circa 1940s. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

Girls with hoops, 1926. Standing from left: Anna Louise Hurtado Heil, Josephine Peck Knapp, Cymphorosa Yrigoyen Purcell. Kneeling from left: Irene Buchanan Dahlin and Meryle Thomason. Canoga-Owensmouth Historical Society. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

View of Commerce Street in Tujunga, circa 1950. Commerce Street is located at the foothills of the northern rim of the San Fernando Valley. Caption on the verso reads, "It is considered one of the most healthful spots in the country." San Fernando Valley Collection. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

Front page of the Girard News, Saturday December 27, 1924. Girard was later renamed Woodland Hills. The paper served the communities of San Fernando, Van Nuys, Lankershim, Reseda, Owensmouth, Chatsworth, Rio Vista, Villa Vista, Pacoima, Zelzah, Weeks Colony, and other areas. West Valley Museum. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

Portrait of Catarina and Caroline Pico, circa 1855. Catarina was a ward of General Andres Pico. In 1874 she married Romulo Pico, the son of General Andres Pico. San Fernando Valley Historical Society. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

A group of men in front of an Elgin motorized street sweeper, the first one purchased by the City of Glendale, circa 1930s. Glendale Central Public Library. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

"Miss Teen" finalists, San Fernando Valley, 1969. Front row L to R, Michelle Murray, Judi Beauchamp, Helen Perry, Vicki Olson, and Margaret Hall. Back row L to R, Terry Scott, Patricia Dunivant, Colleen McNamara, Marianne Ludwig, Karen Pulsko, DeDe Schmitz, and Lynn Lightfoot. West Valley Museum. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

Couple boating on Lancaster Lake near Sunland Park, circa 1900. Lancaster Lake was a popular location for early film makers. Little Landers Historical Society. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.