Well-known science fiction author Ray Bradbury had a long relationship with California State University, Northridge, that included reading his work and broadside printing as a part of the University's 20th Anniversary celebrations. University Archives Photograph Collection.
Rudy Ortega, also known as Chief Little Bear, talking with Boeing administrators at Rocketdyne in the Santa Susana Mountains, 1970s. Rudy Ortega Sr. was a leader and community organizer for the Fernandeño Tataviam Band of Mission Indians.The chief was registering the site with the State Historical society. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
Caesar Chavez, United Farm Workers president, participated in the Distinguished Visitors Program at California State University, Northridge (CSUN) in May of 1990. He discussed the grape boycott in a presentation at the Northridge Theater at the University Student Union. The Chavez visit was sponsored by the School of Humanities, MeCHA, and the Department of Chicano Studies. CSUN University Digital Archives.
California State University, Northridge (CSUN) art student John Banks was the winner of a contest to design the new university sign, located on the corner of Nordhoff Street and Zelzah Avenue. In this image, Banks hangs from the metal support for the "C" in his "CSUN" spaghetti-letters sculpture. Alumni Collections.
Photograph of Greg French and his 7-month-old son, Michael, walking to class together. The image ran in the Daily Sundial, the campus newspaper of San Fernando Valley State College (now CSUN), November 17, 1971. The building behind the pair is the former Administration building, now known as Bayramian Hall. Journalism Department Records.
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.
Article from the Daily Sundial, May 2, 1972. Dr. Benjamin Spock, pediatrician, pacifist, and presidential candidate for the People's Party, spoke at the 1972 California Political Forum held at San Fernando Valley State College (now CSUN). The article outlines various aspects of his political platform, including: a minimum income for all Americans; healthcare for all; a withdrawal of all U.S. troops stationed around the world; and an end to the death penalty. CSUN University Digital Archives.
Ron Karenga, a.k.a Maulana Ndabezith Karenga or Roland McKinley Everett. Member of US, a black power movement organization (refers to Us black people). Karenga is known for creating the first pan-African holiday, Kwanzaa, in 1966. Harry Adams Collection. Tom & Ethel Bradley Center Photographs.