Dr. Steven Oppenheimer, pictured in his laboratory looking through a microscope, began his career at San Fernando Valley State College (now CSUN) in 1971. Continuing his post-graduate work, Dr. Oppenheimer's research focused on cell adhesion. He has been recognized as a CSU System Trustees Outstanding Professor and as a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. University Archives.
Groundbreaking for Los Angeles State College, San Fernando Valley Campus (now CSUN), January, 1956. From left to right: Howard McDonald, then President of L.A. State; Gov. Goodwin Knight; Superintendent of Public Instruction Roy E. Simpson; and Patricia Kulpatric, L.A. State Homecoming Queen. CSUN University Digital Archives.
President Gerald Ford visits Glendale in 1976 to help give the "Annual Days of Verdugo Festival" an impressive send-off, 1976. Glendale Central Public Library. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the Western Christian Leadership Conference, June 17, 1962. Left to right, Gilbert Lindsay, Ralph Abernathy and Dr. King, with unidentified man. Charles Williams Collection. Institute for Arts and Media Photographs.
Arthur "Slim" Vaughn, 1968. Slim Vaughn was a cowboy poet and Western film star dubbed the “Southwest Tumbleweed.” Vaughn also played the gold prospector at Knott’s Berry Farm for ten years and was the honorary mayor of Sunland-Tujunga in 1958. Little Landers Historical Society. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
Unveiling of a painting of Lieutenant Colonel John C. Fremont to be placed at the Campo de Cahuenga in North Hollywood, 1955. The building, a historic landmark, is located across the street from Universal Studios. San Fernando Valley Historical Society. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
Adohr Farms in Reseda with "Linetta," their champion Guernsey cow, circa 1937. The accompanying caption reads, "The Adohr Certified Farm produces more Certifed Milk than any other farm in America. It has produced no other grade of milk since the start in 1917. This shows the front entrance with Adohr's Champion Guernsey Cow in the fore ground. 'Linetta' has been Grand Champion for three successive years." Adohr Farms Collection. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
The playground picture shows children in the hearing impaired program at Saticoy St. Elementary School, North Hollywood, 1965. Each child wears a body vest which held their hearing aid. This program was a part of the Special Needs division of 9 classrooms. Some children traveled up to two and a half hours by bus each way to attend the program. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library. Pechansky Collection.