This is the work party to drill the well for the Community House in Topanga, California, 1952. On the fender is Dickey Alley, and on the hood, next to the windshield is Diane Molloy, Judy Alley is next to her on the hood. Also pictured are Meg, Ray and Doug Alley. Ray Alley and Frank Molloy owned Topanga Drilling Company. Topanga Historical Society. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library

This is the work party to drill the well for the Community House in Topanga, California, 1952. On the fender is Dickey Alley, and on the hood, next to the windshield is Diane Molloy, Judy Alley is next to her on the hood. Also pictured are Meg, Ray and Doug Alley. Ray Alley and Frank Molloy owned Topanga Drilling Company. Topanga Historical Society. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library

Glendale community members picketing to get Neo-Nazi members out of the city, 1965. Glendale Central Public Library. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

Glendale community members picketing to get Neo-Nazi members out of the city, 1965. Glendale Central Public Library. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

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.

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.

Pacific Electric Railway tracks at Burnett Ave. in Mission Acres (later, North Hills), looking west, circa 1926. Automobile Club of Southern California. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

Pacific Electric Railway tracks at Burnett Ave. in Mission Acres (later, North Hills), looking west, circa 1926. Automobile Club of Southern California. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

Class photograph at a school in Calabasas, 1933. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

Class photograph at a school in Calabasas, 1933. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

Florence "Pancho" Barnes with her Len Travel Air Mystery S., August 4, 1930. On that day, Barnes set a new speed record for women of 196.19 miles per hour. She is also known for setting other flying records, racing planes, working in the Hollywood film industry, and organizing the stunt pilots union during the Depression. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

Florence "Pancho" Barnes with her Len Travel Air Mystery S., August 4, 1930. On that day, Barnes set a new speed record for women of 196.19 miles per hour. She is also known for setting other flying records, racing planes, working in the Hollywood film industry, and organizing the stunt pilots union during the Depression. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

Archie Hanson, Jr. and daughter, Lisa, in a horse-drawn buggy in the Calabasas Christmas parade on Calabasas Road, December 1960. In the background is Calabasas Garage. Leonis Adobe Museum and Plummer House. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

Archie Hanson, Jr. and daughter, Lisa, in a horse-drawn buggy in the Calabasas Christmas parade on Calabasas Road, December 1960. In the background is Calabasas Garage. Leonis Adobe Museum and Plummer House. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at Second Baptist Church, Los Angeles, 1958.Harry Adams Collection.CSUN,  Institute for Arts and Media Photographic Archive.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at Second Baptist Church, Los Angeles, 1958.Harry Adams Collection.CSUN, Institute for Arts and Media Photographic Archive.

Chief V. B. Brown gives a demonstration of the first two-way radio telephone in the Glendale Police Department's patrol cars, 1938. The motorcycle officer is Wes Owen. The call letters KQCI became the identifier of the Glendale Police Department radio telephone. Glendale Central Public Library. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

Chief V. B. Brown gives a demonstration of the first two-way radio telephone in the Glendale Police Department's patrol cars, 1938. The motorcycle officer is Wes Owen. The call letters KQCI became the identifier of the Glendale Police Department radio telephone. Glendale Central Public Library. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

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