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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.

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.

Fourth of July, 1923 in the San Fernando Valley. On the left is William Gibbs McAdoo, then Secretary of Commerce in the Wilson administration. He was running for the Democratic Presidential Nomination at the time of this photograph. Next to him is Principal Killian of the Lankershim School, and to the far right is Tom Alan. Weddington Family Collection. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

Fourth of July, 1923 in the San Fernando Valley. On the left is William Gibbs McAdoo, then Secretary of Commerce in the Wilson administration. He was running for the Democratic Presidential Nomination at the time of this photograph. Next to him is Principal Killian of the Lankershim School, and to the far right is Tom Alan. Weddington Family Collection. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

Glendale community members picketing to get Neo-Nazi members out of the city, 1965. Glendale Central Public Library. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

Glendale community members picketing to get Neo-Nazi members out of the city, 1965. Glendale Central Public Library. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

Cesar Chavez, founder of the United Farm Workers, is pictured here in his office, March 17, 1978. This photograph accompanied a newspaper article by Frank del Olmo, a staff writer specializing in Latin American affairs for the Los Angeles Times. Frank del Olmo Collection. Latino Cultural Heritage Digital Archives.

Cesar Chavez, founder of the United Farm Workers, is pictured here in his office, March 17, 1978. This photograph accompanied a newspaper article by Frank del Olmo, a staff writer specializing in Latin American affairs for the Los Angeles Times. Frank del Olmo Collection. Latino Cultural Heritage Digital Archives.

Immigration raids by agents of the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) :: Latino Archives

Immigration raids by agents of the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) :: Latino Archives

Burbank City Hall covered in snow, a rarity in the San Fernando Valley, January 10, 1949.  Burbank Historical Society. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

Burbank City Hall covered in snow, a rarity in the San Fernando Valley, January 10, 1949. Burbank Historical Society. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

Leonard Eilers, "The Preachin' Cowboy," Granada Hills, California. June 1979. Round-Up For God shows Eilers performing rope tricks for young children in his home. "Leonard Eilers, known as 'The Preachn' Cowboy, still puts on family programs that include the famed rope tricks that have been a part of his act since 1929. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

Leonard Eilers, "The Preachin' Cowboy," Granada Hills, California. June 1979. Round-Up For God shows Eilers performing rope tricks for young children in his home. "Leonard Eilers, known as 'The Preachn' Cowboy, still puts on family programs that include the famed rope tricks that have been a part of his act since 1929. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

Ku Klux Klan parade, Panorama City, California, September 15, 1966. Children on bicycles watch as Ku Klux Klan members drive south down Van Nuys Boulevard. Photographer and Donor: Ralph Samuels. San Fernando Valley Collection. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

Ku Klux Klan parade, Panorama City, California, September 15, 1966. Children on bicycles watch as Ku Klux Klan members drive south down Van Nuys Boulevard. Photographer and Donor: Ralph Samuels. San Fernando Valley Collection. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

Tom Cheney was a member one of the original homesteader families in Topanga, Calif. He is pictured here on his horse with a rifle, ca. 1910. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

Tom Cheney was a member one of the original homesteader families in Topanga, Calif. He is pictured here on his horse with a rifle, ca. 1910. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

Groundbreaking for Los Angeles State College, San Fernando Valley Campus (now CSUN), January, 1956.  From left to right: Howard McDonald, then President of L.A. State; Gov. Goodwin Knight; Superintendent of Public Instruction Roy E. Simpson; and Patricia Kulpatric, L.A. State Homecoming Queen. CSUN University Digital Archives.

Groundbreaking for Los Angeles State College, San Fernando Valley Campus (now CSUN), January, 1956. From left to right: Howard McDonald, then President of L.A. State; Gov. Goodwin Knight; Superintendent of Public Instruction Roy E. Simpson; and Patricia Kulpatric, L.A. State Homecoming Queen. CSUN University Digital Archives.

The grand opening ceremony for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) station in Studio City, 1990s. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

The grand opening ceremony for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) station in Studio City, 1990s. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

Adohr farms stainless steel vats used for processing milk, circa 1935-1937. Accompanying caption reads: "All the processing equipment is stainless steel - other metals sometimes cause the milk to have a metallic taste. There are the cream vats." Adohr Farms Collection. San fernando Valley History Digital Library.

Adohr farms stainless steel vats used for processing milk, circa 1935-1937. Accompanying caption reads: "All the processing equipment is stainless steel - other metals sometimes cause the milk to have a metallic taste. There are the cream vats." Adohr Farms Collection. San fernando Valley History Digital Library.

The Universal City-North Hollywood Chamber of Commerce visits the Lockheed Plant. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

The Universal City-North Hollywood Chamber of Commerce visits the Lockheed Plant. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

This photo was taken at a rally of the United Anti-Nazi Conference outside the Los Angeles headquarters of the German American Bund. Police struggle to restrain the picketers. Visible signs read: "Inside -- a Nazi convention! Outside -- an American protest!" and "United Anti-Nazi Conference."  	Jewish Federation Council of Greater Los Angeles Collection.

This photo was taken at a rally of the United Anti-Nazi Conference outside the Los Angeles headquarters of the German American Bund. Police struggle to restrain the picketers. Visible signs read: "Inside -- a Nazi convention! Outside -- an American protest!" and "United Anti-Nazi Conference." Jewish Federation Council of Greater Los Angeles Collection.

Steel's Valley Motor Lodge, Sherman Oaks, California, circa 1930s. Verso reads, "13949 Ventura Blvd. Telephone ST 4-9077. On route 101 in the Heart of the famous San Fernando Valley, ten minutes from Hollywood. Modern Spanish type units in a spacious setting of flowers and trees. Quiet atmosphere and modern comforts with restful surroundings. Assorted collection of cafes and restaurants nearby. Your reservation or inquiry cordially invited." San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

Steel's Valley Motor Lodge, Sherman Oaks, California, circa 1930s. Verso reads, "13949 Ventura Blvd. Telephone ST 4-9077. On route 101 in the Heart of the famous San Fernando Valley, ten minutes from Hollywood. Modern Spanish type units in a spacious setting of flowers and trees. Quiet atmosphere and modern comforts with restful surroundings. Assorted collection of cafes and restaurants nearby. Your reservation or inquiry cordially invited." San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

Students from Fenton Avenue Elementary School in Lake View Terrace decorate the windows of Pacoima Memorial Hospital with holiday greetings, 1982. It was an annual tradition in its eighth year. Teacher, Leslie Dwiggins, pictured in the background, supervised the project. Also pictured are George Cervantes, Gary Castellano, Jose Francisco Senda, and Jose Hernandez.. Robert and Betty Franklin Collection. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.

Students from Fenton Avenue Elementary School in Lake View Terrace decorate the windows of Pacoima Memorial Hospital with holiday greetings, 1982. It was an annual tradition in its eighth year. Teacher, Leslie Dwiggins, pictured in the background, supervised the project. Also pictured are George Cervantes, Gary Castellano, Jose Francisco Senda, and Jose Hernandez.. Robert and Betty Franklin Collection. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.