Don Johnson & Orchestra performing on stage during the Youth Opportunities Board's South Central Project "Youth Night, circa August 1964. Photograph by Harry Adams. Institute for Arts and Media Photographs.
Rudy Ortega, also known as Chief Little Bear, talking with Boeing administrators at Rocketdyne in the Santa Susana Mountains, 1970s. Rudy Ortega Sr. was a leader and community organizer for the Fernandeño Tataviam Band of Mission Indians.The chief was registering the site with the State Historical society. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
Wine tasting in Sunland-Tujunga, ca. 1910s. The foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains in the Sunland-Tujunga area were once the site of vineyards. Little Landers Historical Society. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.
In 1998, Culture Clash premiered a modern re-working of Aristophanes classic play, "The Birds." They performed their version for the South Coast Repertory Theatre and Berkeley Repertory Theatre. This photograph was used for the cover of American Theater Magazine. Culture Clash Collection, Herbert Sigüenza Donation. Latino Cultural Heritage Digital Archives.
This photograph shows a group of people marching in support of striking farm workers, including members of the Emergency Committee to Aid Farm Workers. The ECAFW was an activist group which lobbied for the discontinuance of the Bracero or foreign farm labor program under Public Law 78, and operated three federally funded antipoverty projects that provided counseling, basic educational skills and training to domestic farm workers. Max Mont Collection. Latino Cultural Heritage Digital…
The Thursday Afternoon Club of Tropico luncheon, circa 1916. The club was founded in Tropico January 11, 1906 by local women who wanted to contribute to community life. The ladies established a library, installed drinking fountains and purchased a motion picture projector for use in local schools. Once separate city, Tropico consolidated with Glendale in 1918. Glendale Central Public Library. 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.
The yearly Undokai at Elysian Park was a day of fun and games, sporting events against other schools, circa 1950s. The banner in the picture symbolizes the winner for the day. Valley Japanese Community Center. San Fernando Valley History Digital Library.