Lark Day, Owensmouth Women's Club, April 1930. "The Owensmouth Women's Club gathered for the annual Lark Day celebration... Costumes from all lands and from all stations in life were the cause for much admiration and merriment." Canoga Park Women's Club Collection. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.--
Verso of a postcard announcing the Third Round-Up of the North Hollywood Pioneer's Club, to be held at Hody's located at the corner of Oxnard Street and Lankershim Boulevard, May San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
Margarite Larre Amestoy (Mrs. Peter) on Rancho Los Encinos around 1906. In 1889, Domingo Amestoy bought the Rancho. This was the last time the 4,460 acre ranch was sold as a whole. In 1916, the Amestoy family sold 1,170 acres which would eventually become the community of Encino. Rancho Los Encinos. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
Topango Air Raid Wardens, July 1942. During World War II, civil defense groups were formed in Topanga Canyon. Volunteers were responsible for making sure every dwelling had blackout curtains in place. The use of the name "Topango" is an old derivation of Topanga. For many years the spelling was inconsistant. The only known people are in the center row, at left is Hugh Harlan, the front row, 4th from left, Edna Bartley. Topanga Historical Society. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
Man in horse suit walking down stairs w. man playing his ass end, while not covered, is still holding up his end as they prepare to give a comic horse act at carnival of the Greenbrier Valley Fair. Lewisburg, WV, US August 1938
United Auto Workers Local 645 went on strike against the Van Nuys General Motors plant in 1983. The plant had implemented frequent layoffs since its opening in 1948. Financial difficulties eventually forced its closure in 1992. Robert and Betty Franklin Collection. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.