A Daughter of the Snows: The Story of the Great San Fernando Valley written by the Publicity Department, Lankershim Branch, Security Trust & Savings Bank, 1923. Canoga-Owensmouth 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.
The Chosen Valley of the Little Landers, Los Angeles Evening Express, May 3, 1913. William E. Smythe started the movement known as "Little Lands." This advertisement beckons prospective colony members with inexpensive quarter-acre plots, soft water, "high social and intellectual life" and all the enticements of country living. Little Landers Historical Society. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
Fruit trees planted by Ruben Ahlstrom on ranch north of Devonshire at the end of Canoga Avenue, Chatsworth, circa 1890s. Los Angeles Valley College Historical Museum. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
Title page of the Registro de Bautismos, the Baptism Registers, San Fernando Rey de Espana Mission. It was signed by Fray Fermin Francisco de Lasuen on September 8, 1797. San Fernando, Rey de España. 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.