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.
Long Relationship, Anniversaries, Digital Collections
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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Sundial cartoon. "CCAA - Good Luck Matadors In Your First Game!!" September 29, 1961
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.
Internet Site, Website, 1985 Students, Web Site
"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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God in Science Fiction, by Ray Bradbury, 1978 :: CSUN University Archives
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 Daily Sundial, campus newspaper at San Fernando Valley State College (now CSUN), 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.
Daily Sundial front page honoring Southern California Vietnam War dead, October 15, 1969
The 1971-1972 Valley State (San Fernando Valley State College, now CSUN) Basketball program features a team roster, coach and player profiles, individual and team statistics, a brief description of each opposing team, and game schedules. CSUN University Archives.
Coach, Basketball Program, Team, Collections, San Fernando Valley
Valley State Basketball program, 1971-1972 :: CSUN University Archives
Front page of the Sundial (vol.6, no. 34), campus newspaper of San Fernando Valley State College (now CSUN). The Associated Women Student (AWS) Women's Week included events such as a fashion show, "faculty capers," a dance, and a "dream-man" competition. Also on the front page of this issue, Biology major Robert Mullen works on an experiment, taking an electrocardiogram of a lizard's heartbeat. CSUN University Archives.
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Associated Women Students (AWS) Women's Week, front page of the Sundial, March 2, 1962
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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"El Popo" is the student newspaper produced by M.E.Ch.A. (Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlán) of San Fernando Valley State College (now CSUN). The paper was launched by then-student Frank del Olmo, later a well-known Los Angeles journalist and voice for the Latino community. This is the front page of the first issue. CSUN University 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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Daily Sundial -- A.S. Election Results: "William Watkins elected" -- May 4, 1973
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.
Flyer announcing the play "Who Killed Earl Wright?" Sunday evening, January 29, 1939. Performance was held at the First Baptist church in San Fernando. The cast included Julian Beck, who, according to the penned correction, replaced Fuller as the Judge in the play. Beck was an attorney in 1939, and would later become Superior Court Judge of Los Angeles County. Judge Julian Beck Collection. San Fernando Valley History.Digital Library.
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You never would’ve guessed these happened around the same time…
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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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Los Angeles Theater Center presents "The Mission" :: Latino Archives
Pioneer Women's Club members, Edna Leetham in Mrs. McGroarty's Italian embroidered dress and Ethel Kramer in Grandma McReynolds white linen dress, circa 1930s. Little Landers Historical Society. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
White Linen Dresses, White Linens, Embroidered Dresses
Portrait of Catarina and Caroline Pico, circa 1855. Catarina was a ward of General Andres Pico. In 1874 she married Romulo Pico, the son of General Andres Pico. San Fernando Valley Historical Society. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
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Catarina and Caroline Pico :: San Fernando Valley History
Armenian Language, Armenian Highlands, Alphabet 2007, Armenian Petroglyphs, Alphabet Evolution
The Armenian alphabet is alphabet used to write Armenian language since year 405 or 406. Introduced by St Mesrop Mashtots, Armenian linguist & ecclesiastical leader,originally contained 36 letters. Armenian literature with pre-Mashtotsian letters was burned during introduction of Christianity.
:) Evolution of the Armenian Alphabet. Petrogylph – Heirogylph – Syllabic – Alphabet. via InformationisBeautiful.net
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