Reverend Hillery T. Broadous and wife Rosa L. Broadous at the mortgage burning banquet for Calvary Baptist Church of Pacoima, January 1963. The Broadous' were married in 1937. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
Advertisement inviting the public to attend a Wild Flower Fiesta, April 25-30, 1931. The week-long gala was held in different locales in Canoga Park: Woman's Clubs of the west end of the San Fernando Valley (including the Reseda Woman's Club), Canoga Park Elementary and High Schools, Orcutt Ranch, and the American Legion Club House. Reseda Woman's Club Collection, 1918-1987. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
Lands of the San Fernando Farm Homestead Association, plat of south 59,550 80/100 acres of Rancho Ex Mission San Fernando, 1877. The map was made by William Reynolds from a survey made under instructions from Commissioners L. D. Gavitt, Thog H. Bantich and H. Marlyn Smith, appointed by the District Court of the 17th Judicial District for Los Angeles County, State of California. Leonis Adobe Museum and Plummer House. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
Lopez Station, circa 1860s. In the early 1860s, Geronimo and Catalina Lopez bought about forty acres of land north of the San Fernando Mission. On these lands they built the Lopez Station. The station served as the Valley's first stage coach line station. The station also housed the Valley's first post office, English speaking school, and general store. San Fernando Valley Historical Society. 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.
San Fernando Homestead Association Map of San Fernando Valley. This map was reproduced from several original maps which are filed in the Los Angeles County Clerk's office by the Santa Clarita National Bank. It originates from an 1871 survey. It reads, "Plat of the Ex-Mission de San Fernando." Compiled October, 1989. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
Fred Solomon leads the foot race at one of the Los Angeles orphans' outings he sponsored annually in Topanga, circa 1920s. This property became a shopping center in the late forties. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.