Fine Arts building, designed by Richard Neutra, at San Fernando Valley State College (now CSUN), August 1962. It was completed in March 1960. It was damaged in the 1994 earthquake and subsequently demolished. CSUN University Archives.
In this photograph from "The Three Musketeers" actors perform a staged sword-fight scene. This production was part of the California State University, Northridge (CSUN) Theater Department's twenty-fifth season. CSUN University Archives.
Weighing Our State's Water Development on the Scale of Common Sense, ca. 1958. Graphic repesentation of water waste and state budget allocations vs. water need for Southern California. Feather River Project Association Collection. Water Works - Documenting Water History in Los Angeles.
Map from the San Fernando Land and Water Company, advertising 20,000 acres of land for sale in the San Fernando Valley, circa 1880s. The land was sold at $150 an acre. The former owner of the land was California State Senator Charles Maclay who donated $150,000 to endow the College of Theology of the University of Southern California. MultiCultural Music and Art Foundation of Northridge. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
Front of a postcard (ca. 1960s) of the "Tree of Peace" or "Oak of Peace" where Jesus Pico, acting as emissary for General J. C. Fremont, met with his brother General Andres Pico to negotiate terms of peace between the United States and Mexico in 1847. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
This flyer was distributed by the Agricultural Workers Organizing Committee's (AWOC) national director, C. Al Green, and the Conferación Revolucionaria de Obreros y Campesinos (CROC) to alert Mexican agricultural workers working legally in the United States that they have the right to Social Security, unemployment insurance, and a minimum wage, and that they should register with the Farm Labor Sector, September 18, 1965. Max Mont Collection. Latino Cultural Heritage Digital Archives.
John Steven and Ida Lubrecht McGroarty, circa 1915. John Steven McGroarty was Poet Laureate of the State of California 1933-1934, and represented Los Angeles in the US House of Representatives from 1935 to 1939. He authored the Mission Play, which romanticized McGroarty's former home in the Verdugo Hills. The McGroarty's Tujunga home now houses the McGroarty Arts Center, part of the City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.