Rescue workers begin grim search for victims after a devastating earthquake destroyed two wings of the San Fernando Valley Veterans Administration hospital on February 9, 1971. San Fernando, Rey de España. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

Van Nuys Drive-In San Fernando Valley

1971 Sylmar Earthquake San Fernando Valley Lived through this quake on Feb. 9! Scary. We evacuated because the Van Norman Dam was cracked, and they thought it might burst down on the valley!

Ruins of the San Fernando Mission prior to restoration. The Mission was founded on September 8, 1797, by Father Fermin Lasuen, who followed the footsteps of Father Junipero Serra. It was the seventeenth in a succession of twenty-one missions established in the state. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

6.6 Sylmar Earthquake ~ San Frenando Valley 1971

Miniature Golf, Van Nuys, San Fernando Valley

Pickwick Drive-In Theatre, San Fernando Valley

Vintage San Fernando Valley - Tampa Victory 1960

Sylmar Earthquake | Olive View Hospital after the 1971 temblor.

1971 earthquake Sylmar CA Olive View Hospital

Reseda Drive-In Theatre, San Fernando Valley

San Pedro Drive-in Theatre • San Pedro, California

Van Nuys Blvd on a Wednesday night in the San Fernando Valley

Brewery Tour, Anheuser Busch, San Fernando Valley

Great San Fernando Valley history here...

Single Family Housing in Sunland-Tujunga :: San Fernando Valley History

View of San Fernando Valley from Summit, Topanga, circa 1937 postcard :: San Fernando Valley History. - Wow! have to find the location of my house from the 1958-1995.

Van Nuys Drive-In Theatre San Fernando Valley

Home of Liberace, Sherman Oaks, circa 1955. Printed on the back of the postcard, "Famed TV and motion picture personality, Sherman Oaks, Calif., San Fernando Valley. West Valley Museum." San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

A stereographic view of workers harvesting olives in Sylmar, circa 1910. The verso of the images gives a detailed description about olive harvesting. West Valley Museum. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

First known photograph of San Fernando Valley, 1873