Canoga Citrus Association employees, circa 1935-1945. In 1907, R.C. Brandon of the Lord & Thomas advertising agency suggested the brand name "Sunkissed" be used for the citrus fruit grown for the California Fruit Growers Exchange. It was changed to "Sunkist" shortly after and widely adopted by local citrus growers. Canoga-Owensmouth Historical Society. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
Reseda Swimming Pool, 1947. The Reseda pool was originally built in 1930. Following WWII, Reseda emerged as one of the first major suburbs of the San Fernando Valley. San Fernando Vally History Digital Library.
This photo of the Los Angeles River between Lindley Avenue and Reseda Blvd., just North of Victory Blvd., in the San Fernando Valley, was taken by Homer Halverson as part of his work with the United States Army Corps of Engineers, January 1955. Homer Halverson Collection. Water Works - Documenting Water History in Los Angeles.