$20,000 Challenge to Our Water Dads, 1936. Type-written draft of a challenge that was printed on the front page of the Glendale Times April 9, 1936. The challenge offers to put up the $20,000 value of the Glendale Times against a similar sum put up by anyone who can disprove a list of facts about the Los Angeles water supply. Andrae B. Nordskog Collection. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
Activity in front of the Glendale Stables, located on Glendale Avenue, 1909. The stable was owned and operated by Thomas O. Pierce. Glendale Central Public Library. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
Broadway and Brand Avenue with the Glendale and Eagle Rock Railway visible, 1911. In 1910-11, the city of Tropico petitioned to annex themselves to Los Angeles. However, the petition lacked the required signatures of one-fifth of the registered voters. The annexation was finally successful in 1918, with the upper half of Tropico voting to go with Glendale and the lower half voting to go with Los Angeles. Glendale Central Public Library. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
Cast photo of the Valley Music Theatre's Nov. 16, 1965 production of "Dial M for Murder". Included in the cast are Maurice Evans, Phyllis Avery, and Murray Matheson. Nick and Faye Mayo Valley Music Theatre, Inc. Collection. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
Peter Amestoy with Rancho Los Encinos work mule around 1908. In 1889, Domingo Amestoy bought the Rancho. This was the last time the 4,460 acre ranch was sold as a whole. In the coming years, it would slowly be sold one piece at a time. Rancho Los Encinos. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
Artist's concept drawing of a subsistance farm, with the slogan "A Little Land and a Living" in California. The card was published as publicity for Little Farms Magazine, headquarted in Los Angeles. West Valley Museum. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
Program for the San Fernando Junior Cosmos Seventh Annual Fashion Show at Glen-Aire Country Club in Sherman Oaks, October 23, 1954. The event was a benefit to raise funds to redecorate the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) House in San Fernando. The show featured fashions from Lucille's 'Round the Clock shop in San Fernando and Judan Originals in Inglewood. San Fernando Women's Club Collection. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
Fred Solomon leads the foot race at one of the Los Angeles orphans' outings he sponsored annually in Topanga, circa 1920s. This property became a shopping center in the late forties. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.