Oviatt Library

Oviatt Library

Northridge, CA / The California State University, Northridge's Oviatt Library provides educational, cultural and information services and resources to the students and faculty.
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A stereographic view of workers harvesting olives, circa 1910. The verso of the images gives a detailed description about olive harvesting.This image comes from the Keystone-Mast collection housed at the University of California, Riverside. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

Picking olives from grafted trees, Sylmar, circa A stereographic view of workers harvesting olives. The verso of the images gives a detailed description about olive harvesting.

Miss Angela Ficker posing with Adohr Farms Grand Champion Guernseys, circa 1935. Adohr Farms Collection. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

Miss Angela Ficker posing with Adohr Farms Grand Champion Guernseys, circa 1935 :: San Fernando Valley History

Illustration depicting the San Fernando Valley's importance to greater Los Angeles from a brochure of statistics about the Valley and North Hollywood compiled by the North Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, circa 1920s. San Fernando Valley Historical Society. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

San Fernando Valley: The Hand that Feeds LA, circa :: San Fernando Valley History. Zelzah is now Northridge, Owensmouth is now Canoga Park.

Sunrise Easter Service at Owensmouth Greek Theater. Titled "Angels, Roll the Rock Away." The performers were girls from Owensmouth High School. April 1, 1923. Canoga Park Woen's Club Collection. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library

Sunrise Easter Service at Owensmouth Greek Theater. Titled "Angels, Roll the Rock Away." The performers were girls from Owensmouth High School, April Canoga Park Women's Club Collection.

Actress Shirley Temple posing for a publicity photograph with two cows from Adohr Farms in Reseda, circa 1937.  It was founded in 1917, with a herd of 50 pure-bred Guernsey cows. Adohr Farms Collection. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

Actress Shirley Temple posing for a publicity photograph with two cows from Adohr Farms in Reseda, circa Adohr Farms Collection.

Drilling for Water in Topanga, 1952.  	This is the work party to drill the well for the Community House in 1952. On the fender is Dickey Alley, and on the hood, next to the windshield is Diane Molloy, Judy Alley is next to her on the hood. Also pictured are Meg, Ray and Doug Alley. Ray Alley and Frank Molloy owned Topanga Drilling Company. Topanga Historical Society. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

The work party that drilled the water well for the Community House in San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

Lockheed Vice President Carl B. Squier (pictured right) talking with Howard Hughes in the Main Street Lockheed Air Terminal, ca. 1940. Coralie Hewitt Tillack Collection. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

Lockheed Vice President Carl B. Squier (pictured right) talking with Howard Hughes in the Main Street Lockheed Air Terminal, ca.

Lark Day, Owensmouth Women's Club, April 1930. "The Owensmouth Women's Club gathered for the annual Lark Day celebration... Costumes from all lands and from all stations in life were the cause for much admiration and merriment."  	Canoga Park Women's Club Collection. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

Lark Day, Owensmouth Women's Club, April 1930. "The Owensmouth Women's Club gathered for the annual Lark Day celebration... Costumes from all lands and from all stations in life were the cause for much admiration and merriment." Canoga Park Women's Club Collection. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

Cover of The Lockheed-Vega Star newsletter, October 31, 1941. This issue includes the cover story, "Men who Fly 'em Visit Men who Build 'em, about a group of 27 Army Corp pilots and officials from Washington D.C. visiting the plant and speaking to employees. San Fernando Valley History Digital library.

Cover of The Lockheed-Vega Star newsletter, October 31, 1941. This issue includes the cover story, "Men who Fly 'em Visit Men who Build 'em, about a group of 27 Army Corp pilots and officials from Washington D.C. visiting the plant and speaking to employees. San Fernando Valley History Digital library.

Cartoon illustrating a female worker learning how to load a rivet gun. Original art appeared in The American Aeronaut, December 5, 1941, Vol. 2, No. 26. International Association of Machinists, District Lodge 727. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

Cartoon illustrating a female worker learning how to load a rivet gun. Original art appeared in The American Aeronaut, December Vol. International Association of Machinists, District Lodge AFL-CIO, Burbank, Calif.

Worker loading oranges into crates to be brought to the Canoga Citrus Association packing house for processing, circa 1935-1945. Canoga-Owensmouth Historical Society. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

Worker loading oranges into crates to be brought to the Canoga Citrus Association packing house for processing, circa Canoga-Owensmouth Historical Society.