Antonio R. Calvo, ca. early 1920s. Antonio Regalado Calvo (1900-1973) and Maria de la Luz Mendez Calvo (1896-1982) were immigrants from Sonora, Mexico. They made a life together as the owners of a small Mexican restaurant, Las Delicias Café in the city of San Fernando, California. Both Antonio and Luz independently moved north during the time of the Mexican Revolution. Antonio and Luz (Mendez) Calvo Family Collection. Latino Cultural Heritage Digital Archives.
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.
Front page of the Sundial, "Streak … Streaking … Streaked" March 15, 1974. This front page of the Daily Sundial, campus newspaper at California State University, Northridge (CSUN), depicts "streakers" running through campus. This article discusses the "Greek" (sorority and fraternity) origins of streaking and its prevalence on the east coast before it made its debut at CSUN. CSUN University Digital Archives.
Child's Festival, Los Angeles, 1948. A group of interracial young girls from the Laura Slayton Youth Foundation. Laura Slayton was born in Johnson City, Tennessee in 1868. She received her early education in Emperia Kansas where she was the first African American girl to receive a high school diploma at the time. Charles Williams Collection. Tom and Ethel Bradley Center.
Unveiling of a painting of Lieutenant Colonel John C. Fremont to be placed at the Campo de Cahuenga in North Hollywood, 1955. The building, a historic landmark, is located across the street from Universal Studios. San Fernando Valley Historical Society. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
Four generations of Verdugo women, 1925. Senora Maria Verdugo de Chaugo with her daughter Senora Rafaela Urquidez, granddaughter Senor Maria Pettit and great-granddaughter Senorita Carlotta Pettit at the Verdugo Adobe. Glendale Central Public Library. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
Pelton waterwheel being disassembled at the River Power House, 1942. In 1944 the power plant was being sent to Chile when, en route, the ship it was being transported on was sunk by torpedoes during World War II. Public Utilities History Center. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
Prohibition bust in Glendale, 1928. Bootlegger paraphernalia stored in the Glendale Police Department jail after a raid, March 22, 1928. The bust occurred at the Comalt Co., Inc., a beverage producer in Glendale. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.