Display of wood carvings made by William Nicholson of Tujunga. Nicholson carved while sitting on the porch of his store, Nicholson and Nicholson Groceries, at 10227 Commerce Ave. (now a private residence) from 1917 to 1948. He often won prizes for his carvings. Little Landers Historical Society. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
The playground picture shows children in the hearing impaired program at Saticoy St. Elementary School, North Hollywood, 1965. Each child wears a body vest which held their hearing aid. This program was a part of the Special Needs division of 9 classrooms. Some children traveled up to two and a half hours by bus each way to attend the program. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library. Pechansky Collection.
Joan Kelly, spokesman for the Black Panthers, speaks about the December 8th shootout at the Black Panther headquarters on Central Ave. at a press conference held at a vacant lot in Watts, December 11, 1969. Guy Crowder Collection. Tom & Ethel Bradley Center Photographs.
Group portrait of members of the Sigma Rho Charity Club, circa 1950s. Photographer: Harry H. Adams. African American Historical Society and Cultural Center of the San Fernando Valley. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
This photo was taken at a rally of the United Anti-Nazi Conference outside the Los Angeles headquarters of the German American Bund. Police struggle to restrain the picketers. Visible signs read: "Inside -- a Nazi convention! Outside -- an American protest!" and "United Anti-Nazi Conference." Jewish Federation Council of Greater Los Angeles Collection.
In 1948, President Harry S. Truman stopped at the Southern Pacific train depot in Glendale to give a five minuite campaign speech. Next to Truman (from right to left) are James Roosevelt, Everett G. Burkhalter (former state assemblymen), Richard R. Rogan (chairman of the welcoming committee), and Floyd J. Jolley (Glendale city councilman). Glendale Central Public Library. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.