This letter from John Steven McGroarty to Mrs. Louise Watkins, a member of the Drama Section Committee of the Friday Morning Club, conveys his intention to attend a club meeting of the Drama Section on April 15, 1930. The letter was written on Mission Playhouse letterhead celebrating the 3000th performance of the Mission Play, and bears McGroarty's signature. John Steven McGroarty Collection. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
Mcgroarty Collection, Mission Playhouse, Friday Morning, Playhouse Letterhead, Morning Club, Drama, Letterhead Celebrating, Digital Collections
Flyer mailed to box holders in Malibu and Topanga by the Malibu Minute Men urging voters to reject the establishment of Los Angeles County Waterworks District no. 29 in the September 15, 1959 election. Topanga Historical Society, San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
Box Holders, 1959 Election, County Waterworks, Fernando Valley, Digital Collections
Samuel Marx Cooper, on left with Stan or Percy Masson in Calabasas on their motorcycles, circa 1918. Calabasas Historical Society. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
Marx Cooper, History Digital, Fernando Valley, Abt 1918, Percy Masson, Digital Collections, Samuel Marx
The Millionaires Club of Happiness and Contentment's philosophy, signed by Mildred W. Brigham, circa 1915-1921.The club consisted of a local group of men who met in front of the Tujunga Post Office to visit and discuss local issues. Little Landers Historical Society. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
Club Consisted, Post, 1915 1921 The Club, Contentment S Philosophy, Discuss Local, Digital Collections, Circa 1915 1921 The
Van Nuys Rotary-Gram newsletter, May 19, 1954. The Van Nuys Rotary Club was organized and chartered in 1925 to promote commerce and community service. This page of the weekly four-page newsletter, edited by Bruce Jones, features the Valley Municipal Building, the administrative center of the San Fernando Valley. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
Rotary Gram Newsletter, Nuys Rotary Gram, Valley, Community Service, Digital Collections
Page from a city directory for Mission Hills, circa 1964. Features photograph of the entrance to Memory Garden, located on Brand Boulevard, an advertisement for Sizzler restaurant on Sepulveda Boulevard at Devonshire Street, and lists local sports facilities for Mission Hills. San Fernando Valley Historical Society. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
Valley History, California, Los Angeles, City Directory, Angeles Iii, Circa 1964, San Fernando Valley
Mission Hills promotional guide, circa 1964 :: San Fernando Valley History
Pioneer Women's Club members, Edna Leetham in Mrs. McGroarty's Italian embroidered dress and Ethel Kramer in Grandma McReynolds white linen dress, circa 1930s. Little Landers Historical Society. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
White Linen Dresses, White Linens, Embroidered Dresses
The Chosen Valley of the Little Landers, Los Angeles Evening Express, May 3, 1913. William E. Smythe started the movement known as "Little Lands." This advertisement beckons prospective colony members with inexpensive quarter-acre plots, soft water, "high social and intellectual life" and all the enticements of country living. Little Landers Historical Society. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
Quarter Acre Plots, Angeles Evening, Inexpensive Quarter Acre, Chosen Valley, Advertisement Beckons, Digital, Beckons Prospective
A thank you letter to Judge Julian Beck from the staff of Governor Edmund G. (Pat) Brown thanking him for his gift of turkeys, hams, and beverages on Thanksgiving, dated November 30, 1959. Judge Julian Beck Collection. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
Gift, A Letter, Turkey, Beck Collection, Digital Collections, Judge Julian
The West Coast Magazine "Official Fiesta Programme" April-May 1907. The bi-monthly magazine, of which John Steven McGroarty was editor from 1906 to 1914, was published in Los Angeles by Grafton Company Publishers. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.