Young men picking fruit on Albert Prince's orchard in North Hollywood, 1920s. Prince is standing on the left holding a piece of wood. The area is now part of North Hollywood Park. Weddington Family Collection. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
These fans, which bear the message, "I'M A FAN OF VALLEY CITYHOOD," were distributed by Valley VOTE during the 2002 campaign to create a new city out of the Los Angeles communities of the San Fernando Valley. Valley Voters Organized Toward Empowerment Collection. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
Looking north towards what is now Chatsworth Street and Sepulveda Boulevard. In the distance, the San Fernando Mission is visible, surrounded by open land. circa 1920. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
Stamps from a World War II-era ration booklet issued to Vincent J. Graziano of North Hollywood, circa early 1940s. The stamps were traded for such scarce commodities as sugar, butter, coffee and beef steak. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
The North Hollywood Pacific Electric Car Station was located at the intersection of Chandler and Lankershim Boulevards. It was part of a very efficient rail system that was dismantled due to competition from the automobile in 1952. This picture probably dates from 1919. Los Angeles Valley College Historical Museum. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
Chatsworth Street in Granada Hills, California, circa 1940s. This photograph depicts the the curved corner of Zelzah Avenue and Chatsworth Street. San Fernando Valley Collection. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
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.
Steel's Valley Motor Lodge, Sherman Oaks, California, circa 1930s. Verso reads, "13949 Ventura Blvd. Telephone ST 4-9077. On route 101 in the Heart of the famous San Fernando Valley, ten minutes from Hollywood. Modern Spanish type units in a spacious setting of flowers and trees. Quiet atmosphere and modern comforts with restful surroundings. Assorted collection of cafes and restaurants nearby. Your reservation or inquiry cordially invited." San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
Hollywood Way, looking south, approaching Lockheed Air Terminal in 1944. Camouflage is visible on the roof of the plant. On the left is the Vega Plant which was the first plant to use fluorescent lighting. Sign for the Skyroom Cafe is on the left; the Terminal Drive-In is on the right. Coralie Hewitt Tillack Collection. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
The North Hollywood Regional Library is located at 5211 Tujunga Avenue, at the intersection of Tujunga Avenue and Magnolia Boulevard. The library was built in 1930 and was renamed the North Hollywood Amelia M. Earhart Regional Branch Library in 1981. The library is located on the grounds of North Hollywood Park, formerly Lankershim Park. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
Flyer announcing the play "Who Killed Earl Wright?" Sunday evening, January 29, 1939. Performance was held at the First Baptist church in San Fernando. The cast included Julian Beck, who, according to the penned correction, replaced Fuller as the Judge in the play. Beck was an attorney in 1939, and would later become Superior Court Judge of Los Angeles County. Judge Julian Beck Collection. San Fernando Valley History.Digital Library.
Cover of a city directory for Mission Hills, circa 1964. Features illustrations of the San Fernando Mission with the Santa Susana Mountains in the background. Directory contains information and advertisements for businesses, schools, churches and recreation in Mission Hills. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
The Brand family butler serving beverages on the tennis courts at El Miradero, circa 1910. The estate was bequeathed to the City of Glendale, and by 1956 the mansion had been converted into the Brand Library. In the 1960s, the City funded an addition to the library which created space for an art center. Glendale Central Public Library. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
A crowd of listeners outside Collins' Radio Shop at 223 South San Fernando Blvd in October 1926, listening to the World Series. The St. Louis Cardinals defeated the New York Yankees four games to three in the best-of-seven series. Burbank Historical Society. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
San Francisco Chinatown circa 1900 A family servant walks an elaborately dressed young boy along a street in San Francisco's Chinatown -- possibly a holiday trip to visit relatives. Photograph by Arnold Genthe.