Advertisement and bus ticket to see the town of Girard (verso), circa 1920s. A bus picked people up at 518 South Hill Street in Los Angeles at 9:30 a.m. and drove them to Girard. Per the advertisement, in Girard there were horses to ride, a swiming pool, the Girard Golf Club, and the Girard Inn. Girard was intothe city of Los Angeles in 1945, and renamed Woodland Hills. West Valley Museum. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
Bus Ticket, Girard California, About 1920S, Bus Picked, 1920S Library, Exhibits Collection, Digital Collections
Facsimile of advertisement for the town of Girard, California, ca.1920s :: Library Exhibits Collection
These fans, which bear the message, "I'M A FAN OF VALLEY CITYHOOD," were distributed by Valley VOTE during the 2002 campaign to create a new city out of the Los Angeles communities of the San Fernando Valley. Valley Voters Organized Toward Empowerment Collection. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
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John Steven and Ida Lubrecht McGroarty, circa 1915. John Steven McGroarty was Poet Laureate of the State of California 1933-1934, and represented Los Angeles in the US House of Representatives from 1935 to 1939. He authored the Mission Play, which romanticized McGroarty's former home in the Verdugo Hills. The McGroarty's Tujunga home now houses the McGroarty Arts Center, part of the City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
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Brochure for W. P. Whitsett's free automobile tour to Van Nuys around 1912. Whitsett owned half interest in the town and was one of its greatest promoters. Los Angeles Valley College Historical Museum. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
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Cover of the Miner's Road Map of Southern California, published by Pacific Publishing Co., 120 North Main Street, Los Angeles, Calif., 1899. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
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Los Angeles County Deed of Title for Lot 5 in Block 81 of the Rancho Providencia and Scott Tract, once owned by Dr. David Burbank, to John D. Radcliff. The certificate was issued by the Title Insurace and Trust Co. of Los Angeles on October 12, 1899. Burbank Historical Society. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
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Los Angeles, CA 1942
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Information Booth at Pacific Electric Railway Company’s 6th & Main Street Station circa 1942
Information Booth by Metro Transportation Library and Archive, via Flickr
1942 fur, hats, heels
Thank-you card from Diana, a Santa Isabel Elementary School student, to the Mothers of East Los Angeles for a donation of books. Juana Beatriz Gutiérrez Mothers of East Los Angeles (MELA) Collection. Latino Archives.
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The San Fernando Power House in Sylmar, under construction in 1917. It was owned by the Los Angeles Bureau of Power and Light. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
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Stork and baby promotional plaque representing Owensmouth, the newest town in the San Fernando Valley, March 30, 1912. This plaque was given to prospective buyers by land developers on the opening day of land sales in Owensmouth. The new town was named Owensmouth in anticipation of the water being brought from the Owens Valley via the Los Angeles Aqueduct. In 1931, the town was renamed Canoga Park. West Valley Museum. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
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Program for Biennial General Federation of Women's Club Memorial Service, Hollywood Bowl, June 8, 1924. Event co-sponsored by the various women's clubs of Los Angeles including the women's clubs of the San Fernando Valley. Canoga Park Women's Club Collection. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
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On September 26, 1940, a bill was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives to prohibit Communists and members of the German-American Bund and other organizations from working on national-defense contracts. Jewish Federation Council of Greater Los Angeles Collection.
Contracts Jewish, German American, Defense Contracts, 26 1940, Federation Council, Digital Collections
Service with a Smile, Los Angeles, 1928
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Portrait of L. C. Brand, circa 1910. Brand came to California in 1886 and started the Los Angeles Abstract Company with Edwin Sargent. He and Henry E. Huntington formed the San Fernando Valley Land and Development Company. Brand was president of the Los Angeles and Glendale Railroad Company which provided connections from Los Angeles to Glendale with extensions to Burbank, Pasadena, and Griffith Park. Glendale Central Public Library. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
Brand Circa, 1910 Brand, Abstract Company, Valley, Digital, Angeles Abstract
African American fire fighters stationed at Hose Company No. 4, Los Angeles, CA 1919
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African American fire fighters stationed at Hose Company No. 4, Los Angeles, CA. Source: African American Firefighter Museum Vintage African American photography courtesy of Black History Album, The Way We Were. Follow Us On Twitter @blackhistoryalb
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Hose Company No. 4 | 1919 by Black History Album on Flickr.African American fire fighters stationed at Hose Company No. 4, Los Angeles, CA. Source: African American Firefighter Museum
Ambassador Hotel - Los Angeles
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Bob's Big Boy • Los Angeles, California
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Bob's Big Boy in Burbank (greater Los Angeles) California. Photo by Orrin shared via Flickr.
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Park Sunset Apartments, Los Angeles, California
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Native Americans posing at San Fernando Mission, circa 1880. Photo credit: Title Insurance and Trust Company. San Fernando, Rey de España. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
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California Historical Landmarks -- Los Angeles -- Mission Hills -- Mission San Fernando Rey de España (built 1797)
San Fernando Mission Indians around 1880. Photo credit: Title Insurance and Trust Company. Black and white photograph. 8 x 10 in.
California History - Los Angeles - Mission Hills - Mission San Fernando Rey de España
California History - Los Angeles - Mission San Fernando Rey de España - circa 1880
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