Letterhead stationery from Solomon's Penny Dance DeLuxe, circa 1915-1930. Mr. Solomon was a resident of Topanga and involved in philanthropy, sponsoring events for the underprivileged at his Topanga property.  Topanga Historical Society. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

Letterhead stationery from Solomon's Penny Dance DeLuxe, circa 1915-1930. Mr. Solomon was a resident of Topanga and involved in philanthropy, sponsoring events for the underprivileged at his Topanga property. Topanga Historical Society. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

Official program for the Fiesta de la Mission San Fernando featuring Charles E. Pressley's Pageant "Prayer of the Padre" in six episodes, June 5-7, 1931.  San Fernando, Rey de España. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

Official program for the Fiesta de la Mission San Fernando featuring Charles E. Pressley's Pageant "Prayer of the Padre" in six episodes, June 5-7, 1931. San Fernando, Rey de España. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

A comparative statement of crime statistics for the months of December, 1924 and December, 1925, for the Glendale Police Department. Glendale Central Public Library. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

A comparative statement of crime statistics for the months of December, 1924 and December, 1925, for the Glendale Police Department. Glendale Central Public Library. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

Identification page from a World War II-era ration book issued to North Hollywood resident Vincent J. Graziano, circa early 1940s. When nationwide food rationing was instituted in 1942, the US Office of Price Administration produced booklets containing ration stamps that were handed out to every person in order to control the use and distribution of dairy products and other staples. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

Identification page from a World War II-era ration book issued to North Hollywood resident Vincent J. Graziano, circa early 1940s. When nationwide food rationing was instituted in 1942, the US Office of Price Administration produced booklets containing ration stamps that were handed out to every person in order to control the use and distribution of dairy products and other staples. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

This 1912 map is an early example of maps distributed by the Automobile Club of Southern California to order to promote automobile travel. The map guides motorists west to Venice, north to Malibu, and northeast through Topanga Canyon. Once in the Valley, the route follows Calabasas Road southwest through the Cahuenga Pass, passing through Calabasas, Owensmouth (later named Canoga Park) and Van Nuys. Automobile Club of Southern California Collection. San Fernando Valley History Digital…

This 1912 map is an early example of maps distributed by the Automobile Club of Southern California to order to promote automobile travel. The map guides motorists west to Venice, north to Malibu, and northeast through Topanga Canyon. Once in the Valley, the route follows Calabasas Road southwest through the Cahuenga Pass, passing through Calabasas, Owensmouth (later named Canoga Park) and Van Nuys. Automobile Club of Southern California Collection. San Fernando Valley History Digital…

John F. Loyd did not trust the City of Los Angeles to honor commitments made by the City of Tujunga after Los Angeles annexed the area. This bill, written on grocery bag paper, requests payment for work yet to be done and describes Loyd's need for the money as the Depression had depleted his resources. Little Landers Historical Society. San fernando Valley History Digital library.

John F. Loyd did not trust the City of Los Angeles to honor commitments made by the City of Tujunga after Los Angeles annexed the area. This bill, written on grocery bag paper, requests payment for work yet to be done and describes Loyd's need for the money as the Depression had depleted his resources. Little Landers Historical Society. San fernando Valley History Digital library.

San Fernando Tunnel - Newhall Pass. Construction of the tunnel began on March 22, 1875 and it was completed on July 14, 1876. Hundreds of Chinese laborers worked on the tunnel. The tunnel was considered a great engineering achievement at the time and it was important because it connected Northern and Southern California by rail. West Valley Museum. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

San Fernando Tunnel - Newhall Pass. Construction of the tunnel began on March 22, 1875 and it was completed on July 14, 1876. Hundreds of Chinese laborers worked on the tunnel. The tunnel was considered a great engineering achievement at the time and it was important because it connected Northern and Southern California by rail. West Valley Museum. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

Illustration depicting the San Fernando Valley's importance to greater Los Angeles from a brochure of statistics about the Valley and North Hollywood compiled by the North Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, circa 1920s. In 1929, the name of the neighborhood of Zelzah was changed to Northridge. In 1931, Owensmouth was changed to Canoga Park. San Fernando Valley Historical Society. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

Illustration depicting the San Fernando Valley's importance to greater Los Angeles from a brochure of statistics about the Valley and North Hollywood compiled by the North Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, circa 1920s. In 1929, the name of the neighborhood of Zelzah was changed to Northridge. In 1931, Owensmouth was changed to Canoga Park. San Fernando Valley Historical Society. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

Group of men and women dressed in western wear for what may be the Canoga Park Cavalcade, circa 1940s. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

Group of men and women dressed in western wear for what may be the Canoga Park Cavalcade, circa 1940s. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

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