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    Variel Street, northeast at Van Owen Street, Canoga Park District, 1938. Abandoned street cars used as houses in this sub-division. Poor Housing Conditions in Los Angeles Scrapbook. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

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    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.

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