An old time camp outfit near Ventura Boulevard and Valley Circle Boulevard, circa 1900. Leonis Adobe is in the background. On the El Camino Real sign it says, "83.9 Santa Barbara, 18 Newberry Park, 47.9 Ventura, Los Angeles 26.1, Encino 8, Hollywood 19.6, San Fernando Mission 14. The El Camino Real bells were placed along the mission routes. " West Valley Museum. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

An old time camp outfit near Ventura Boulevard and Valley Circle Boulevard, circa 1900. Leonis Adobe is in the background. On the El Camino Real sign it says, "83.9 Santa Barbara, 18 Newberry Park, 47.9 Ventura, Los Angeles 26.1, Encino 8, Hollywood 19.6, San Fernando Mission 14. The El Camino Real bells were placed along the mission routes. " West Valley Museum. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

Gas station at Devonshire and Balboa, circa 1930s. The Eckels gas station and coffee shop were located on this corner. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

Gas station at Devonshire and Balboa, circa 1930s. The Eckels gas station and coffee shop were located on this corner. 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.

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.

Peach Trees at the Gallardo home in Northridge, circa 1959. In 1962, the state acquired the land for the expansion of the California State University campus in Northridge (CSUN). San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

Peach Trees at the Gallardo home in Northridge, circa 1959. In 1962, the state acquired the land for the expansion of the California State University campus in Northridge (CSUN). San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

1910 : The small pond at La Brea tar pits, which is now in central Los Angeles, California. Beyond is the Hancock oil field with oil derricks stretching across the land.

1910 : The small pond at La Brea tar pits, which is now in central Los Angeles, California. Beyond is the Hancock oil field with oil derricks stretching across the land.

Rocket test stand at Rocketdyne in Canoga Park, circa 1960. A related press release reads: "The isolated laboratory, the most extensive rocket research center in the Free World, is located high in the Santa Susana Mountains 35 miles northwest of Los Angeles. Thousands of pounds of thrust are developed by rocket engines which will power guided missiles for the Air Force, Army and Navy.  San Fernando Valley Historical Society. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

Rocket test stand at Rocketdyne in Canoga Park, circa 1960. A related press release reads: "The isolated laboratory, the most extensive rocket research center in the Free World, is located high in the Santa Susana Mountains 35 miles northwest of Los Angeles. Thousands of pounds of thrust are developed by rocket engines which will power guided missiles for the Air Force, Army and Navy. San Fernando Valley Historical Society. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

The last buildings of old Chinatown are seen in June 1949 at the corner of Sunset Boulevard and North Los Angeles Street. The buildings were torn down to make way for the Hollywood Freeway and Civic Center projects. (Los Angeles Times)

The last buildings of old Chinatown are seen in June 1949 at the corner of Sunset Boulevard and North Los Angeles Street. The buildings were torn down to make way for the Hollywood Freeway and Civic Center projects. (Los Angeles Times)

The North Hollywood Regional Library is located at 5211 Tujunga Avenue, at the intersection of Tujunga Avenue and Magnolia Boulevard. The library was built in 1930 and was renamed the North Hollywood Amelia M. Earhart Regional Branch Library in 1981. The library is located on the grounds of North Hollywood Park, formerly Lankershim Park. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

The North Hollywood Regional Library is located at 5211 Tujunga Avenue, at the intersection of Tujunga Avenue and Magnolia Boulevard. The library was built in 1930 and was renamed the North Hollywood Amelia M. Earhart Regional Branch Library in 1981. The library is located on the grounds of North Hollywood Park, formerly Lankershim Park. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

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