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Topanga Canyon Road under construction, circa early 1900s. In the background is visible Pedro Orsua and a team of horses. This image was donated by Laura B. Gaye, from her book "Land of the West Valley." San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

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Historical Map of the San Fernando Valley (right side) :: San Fernando Valley History

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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.

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Looking north towards what is now Chatsworth Street and Sepulveda Boulevard. In the distance, the San Fernando Mission is visible, surrounded by open land. circa 1920. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

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my beautiful purple valley!!! :) "Hello" from the San Fernando Valley postcard, circa late 1950s :: San Fernando Valley History

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View of San Fernando Valley from Summit, Topanga, circa 1937 postcard :: San Fernando Valley History. - Wow! have to find the location of my house from the 1958-1995.

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Sheet music for the 1940's tune "San Fernando Valley: I'm Packing My Grip" sung by Bing Crosby, circa 1940s. Words and music written by Gordon Jenkins. Little Landers Historical Society. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

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Class photograph at a school in Calabasas, 1933. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

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Stork and baby promotional plaque representing Owensmouth, the newest town in the San Fernando Valley, March 30, 1912. This plaque was given to prospective buyers by land developers on the opening day of land sales in Owensmouth. The new town was named Owensmouth in anticipation of the water being brought from the Owens Valley via the Los Angeles Aqueduct. In 1931, the town was renamed Canoga Park. West Valley Museum. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

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Notice of Auction Sale of Horses, San Fernando Valley, 1910. :: San Fernando Valley History

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