Santa Clarita Valley residents protest planned toxic waste dump, August 13, 1979. This meeting, held at College of the Canyons, presented plans for a proposed $15 million waste treatment site off Highway 14. The proposed site intended to accept toxic, explosive, and hazardous substances such as pesticides, acids, cleaning fluids, heavy metals, petroleum, and a variety of hazardous chemical mixtures. Robert and Betty Franklin Collection. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
Modugno and Fusano families of San Fernando, circa 1918. The families were olive growers, owned a cannery and made olive oil. Christopher Fusano and Pasqule Modugno came to the Valley in 1906 from Bari, Italy. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
Topango Air Raid Wardens, July 1942. During World War II, civil defense groups were formed in Topanga Canyon. Volunteers were responsible for making sure every dwelling had blackout curtains in place. The use of the name "Topango" is an old derivation of Topanga. For many years the spelling was inconsistant. The only known people are in the center row, at left is Hugh Harlan, the front row, 4th from left, Edna Bartley. Topanga Historical Society. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
View of people on a horse-drawn wagon, dressed period garb for a "Pioneer picnic" in the San Fernando Valley, 1948. From left to right: Mrs. Lynn Wilcox, I. E. Ijams, Mrs. Alfred Prince, Mr. Fred Weddington, Frances Muir Pomeroy, Bessie Westerfield. San Fernando Valley Historical Society. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
Group portrait of the San Fernando Baseball Team in 1910. Seated from left to right: unknown, Clayton Troxel, Frank Holliday, Fred L. Memback, Albert Garcia, Andrews. Standing from left to right: Frank Pico, Mr. Laurence, William Millen, Raul Candelot, Jim Jenifer, and Judge Roberts. Edward D. Lyon was the bat boy. San Fernando Valley Historical Society. SDan Fernando Valley History Digital Library.