The CSUN rainbow flag was designed by alumnus Michael O'Meara (Art '78) winner of the 20th Anniversary Flag Design Contest in 1978. According to the artist, the flag incorporated two characteristics associated with the San Fernando Valley, the surrounding mountains and the sunshine.This flag was found in the University's 25th Anniversary time capsule, opened as part of the University's 50th Anniversary celebrations. CSUN University Digital Archives.
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The California State University, Northridge (CSUN) rainbow flag was designed by CSUN alumnus Michael O'Meara, winner of the 20th Anniversary Flag Design Contest in 1978. According to the artist, the flag incorporated two characteristics associated with the San Fernando Valley, the surrounding mountains and the sunshine. This flag was found in the University's 25th Anniversary time capsule, opened as part of the University's 50th Anniversary celebrations. CSUN University Digital Archives.
Well-known science fiction author Ray Bradbury had a long relationship with California State University, Northridge, that included reading his work and broadside printing as a part of the University's 20th Anniversary celebrations. University Archives Photograph Collection.
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Cartoon from the Sundial, campus newspaper at San Fernando Valley State College (now CSUN). "CCAA - Good Luck Matadors In Your First Game!!" September 29, 1961. CSUN University Archives.
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Daily Sundial, April 25, 1985. Students stage a sleep-in urging the divestment of CSUN Foundation funds from South Africa in protest of the apartheid system. California State University, Northridge, Department of Journalism. CSUN University Digital Archives.
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"The God in Science Fiction" was published by the Santa Susana Press, CSUN Libraries as part of the Ray Bradbury Celebration and held in conjunction with the California State University, Northridge 20th anniversary. Bradbury's appearance included a free reading. A local resident, Bradbury had a long-standing relationship with CSUN libraries. CSUN University Digital Archives.
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The campus newspaper at San Fernando Valley State College (now CSUN), the Daily Sundial, ran this front-page illustration in the shape of a helmeted soldier in October 1969. Within the silhouette of the soldier's head is newsprint; the articles chosen represent those concerning Vietnam War dead from Southern California. CSUN University Digital Archives.
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The Spectrum Edition of the Daily Sundial, campus newspaper at San Fernando Valley State College (now CSUN), December 18, 1968. This cover illustrated wars around the globe with Santa Claus flying overhead. The caption reads "I guess I'll have to find another planet this year." CSUN University Digital Archives.
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Front page of the Daily Sundial, campus newspaper at California State University, Northridge (CSUN), featuring a photo of newly elected Associated Students president William Watkins, May 4, 1973 . Watkins won the election in a close and controversial race against Jim Conran. Conran went on to become A.S. president in 1974. Watkins currently serves as the Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students at CSUN. CSUN University Digital Archives.
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This theater program from 1976 features a sketch of Jon Voight by noted portrait artist Don Bachardy on the cover. Mr. Voight played Hamlet in the California State University, Northridge (CSUN) production. The introduction of those from professional theater into departmental productions was an innovative attempt to provide the students of CSUN's Theater Department with instruction beyond that which can be provided in a classroom. CSUN University Digital Archives.
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In response to growing discontent on campus and following two consecutive days of violence, acting President Delmar T. Oviatt declared a state of emergency on the San Fernando Valley State College (now CSUN) campus in January 1969. The order was typed in all upper-case letters and instructs that "anyone who cannot present proper identification will be asked to leave the campus. Unauthorized persons will be subject to arrest." Dr. Richard Abcarian Collection. CSUN University Digital Archives.
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Northridge Earthquake, Los Angeles, California, 1994. Los Angeles Daily News
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Letter from Cesar Chavez to Julian Nava, May 11, 1971. Nava and Chavez worked together throughout their careers. In 1967, Chavez, then president of the National Farm Workers Association (later the United Farm Workers), assisted Nava in his candidacy for the Los Angeles Board of Education. In this letter, Chavez thanks Nava for writing a letter to Congressman Barry Morris Goldwater, Jr., the son of Senator Barry Goldwater. Julian Nava Collection. Latino Cultural Heritage Digital Archives.
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In this letter, Cesar Chavez thanks Julian Nava for writing a letter to Congressman Barry Morris Goldwater, Jr. during his campaign for the Los Angeles Board of Education. Julian Nava, a graduate of Pomona College, was one of the first Mexican-American doctoral students at Harvard University. He went on to have a distinguished career as professor of history at California State University, Northridge, and served as United States Ambassador to Mexico from 1980 to 1981. Julian Nava Collection.
Front page of Voz Fronteriza, February 1977. Founded in 1975, this quarterly Chicana/o student newspaper is an official campus print media of the University of California, San Diego. The cover show a group of people protesting the Bakke decision, an important Supreme Court ruling on affirmative action. Rodolfo Acuña Papers. Latino Cultural Heritage Digital Archives.
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Poster from Culture Clash's "The Mission" at the Los Angeles Theater Center. Ric Salinas Culture Clash Collection.
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Samuel Marx Cooper, on left with Stan or Percy Masson in Calabasas on their motorcycles, circa 1918. Calabasas Historical Society. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
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Samuel Marx Cooper, on left with Stan or Percy Masson in Calabasas on their motorcycles, circa 1918. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
Lucy Lee Trotter and notes from the first meeting of the Owensmouth Women's Club. Trotter of Van Nuys presided over the first meeting, 1914. Canoga Park Women's Club Collection. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
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The Brand family butler serving beverages on the tennis courts at El Miradero, circa 1910. The estate was bequeathed to the City of Glendale, and by 1956 the mansion had been converted into the Brand Library. In the 1960s, the City funded an addition to the library which created space for an art center. Glendale Central Public Library. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.