John Steven McGroarty and Marie Walsh at the San Fernando Mission Sept. 8, 1931. McGroarty had a distinguished career as the first mayor of Tujunga, a California State Senator, California Poet Laureate and a playwright, journalist and author. Marie Walsh Harrington was the wife of Dr. Mark Harrington. Harrington was the director of the Southwest Museum and restored the Andres Pico Adobe. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library
Trains slow to 35 mph in the Valley - A Southern Pacific Railroad train moves cautiously through the Valley at a new 35 mile per hour speed limit. Mayor Samuel W. Yorty signed the law June 12, 1962. Southern Pacific had cut its top speeds in the Valley to 60 mph, though the legal maximum in the state (at that time) was 79 mph. The tracks are at the intersection of San Fernando Road and Sunland Boulevard in Sun Valley. Photo Credit: Los Angeles Public Library, Valley Times Collection
Variel Street, northeast at Van Owen Street, Canoga Park District, 1938. Abandoned street cars used as houses in this sub-division. Poor Housing Conditions in Los Angeles Scrapbook. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
Men lined-up in front of See's Barber Shop in Tujunga, California, for a haircut, 1930. Overhead sign reads, "SEE moves to Lower Skid Row." Little Landers Historical Society. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.