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    Milkman with delivery truck for Adohr Farms in Reseda, circa 1935-1937. The Adohr Farms milk dairy was located in Tarzana, California at Ventura Boulevard and Lindley Avenue. The dairy was established by Merritt Adamson 1916, and named for his wife, Rhoda (spelled backwards). Adohr Farms Collection. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

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    Portrait of Linetta, a champion Guernsey dairy cow from Adohr Farms in Reseda, circa 1937. The accompanying caption reads: "Few dairy cows attain such fame as Linetta of Adohr. For three years she has been judged the Grand Champion Guernsey of California. She was Reserve Grand Champion at the National Dairy Show in Dallas, 1936. She is the heroine of Adohr's feature length movie in color, 'The Story of Linetta.'" Adohr Farms Collection. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

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    This Adohr Milkmaid sculpture was created in the 1920s. It was originally located in Tarzana, CA. The sculpture was one several built to advertise for the Adohr Farms Creamery Co. It is the only one left. In 1969, the sculpture was moved to the dairy company in Tulare that bought out Adohr Farms. By the 1990s, the sculpture was in bad shape. It has since been restored and now stands in front of Saputo Dairy Foods. - "Largest Guernsey herd in the world"

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    This Adohr Milkmaid sculpture was created in the 1920s. It was originally located in Tarzana, CA. The sculpture was one several built to advertise for the Adohr Farms Creamery Co. It is the only one left. In 1969, the sculpture was moved to the dairy company in Tulare that bought out Adohr Farms. By the 1990s, the sculpture was in bad shape. It has since been restored and now stands in front of Saputo Dairy Foods. - "Largest Guernsey herd in the world"

    Calabasas public market truck, Manuel Correia visible on cow in truck bed. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

    This Adohr Milkmaid sculpture was created in the 1920s. It was originally located in Tarzana, CA. The sculpture was one several built to advertise for the Adohr Farms Creamery Co. It is the only one left. In 1969, the sculpture was moved to the dairy company in Tulare that bought out Adohr Farms. By the 1990s, the sculpture was in bad shape. It has since been restored and now stands in front of Saputo Dairy Foods. - "Largest Guernsey herd in the world"

    Adohr milkmaid statue, Herman Schultheis, ca.1937 | "The Largest Guernsey Herd in the World" In 1916 Rhoda & Merritt Adamson established a dairy farm named Adohr at 18000 Ventura Blvd. in Tarzana. Land was slowly sold during the depression. In 1948 the remaining 500 acres were sold when the dairy farm moved to Camarillo. That farm was sold in 1969. Only the milkmaid statue remains, stored in a Tulare County processing plant, CA. - Shirley Temple's calf, Tillie, from Tillamook was there in 1935.

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    Group portrait of a class at the Lopez Station School in Granada Hills, circa 1883. The school was run by Geronimo and Catalina Lopez and was the first English speaking school in the Valley. The school closed in 1884. San Fernando Valley Historical Society. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.