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Tujunga California - circa early 1900's

Tujunga California - circa early 1900's

Dewey Arch, New York, N.Y., photographed by the Detroit Publishing Company around 1900 on 8x10 glass plate negative.

Dewey Arch, New York, N.Y

Dewey Arch-Madison Square Park - from 8 monumental arches in NYC lost and still standing

View of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada (1889) looking south from the top of Central School at King and Central (formerly Church) streets. Albert Street is at top right and Silver Lake in Waterloo Park can be seen behind Albert Street. Spring Street is in the foreground.

View of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada (1889) looking south from the top of Central School at King and Central (formerly Church) streets. Albert Street is at top right and Silver Lake in Waterloo Park can be seen behind Albert Street. Spring Street is in the foreground.

Tujunga, California – my great-great grandfather built a house here in 1920

Tujunga, California – my great-great grandfather built a house here in 1920

The first olive trees in the San Fernando Valley, and much of the original olive stock that made Sylmar world famous, are likely descendants of this precious old tree. This photograph, taken in 1939 and sent to the California artist, Orpha Klinker, shows what remained of the great orchards of the Mission San Diego Alcala. Cuttings of this venerable tree produced what is still called the Mission Type olive.

Mother of Olives - Oldest olive tree in California - files of Orpha Klinker - Gift to The Museum of the San Fernando Valley from Gary Fredb.

Tujunga, CA    Photo:Thomas Hawk

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1910 : The small pond at La Brea tar pits, which is now in central Los Angeles, California. Beyond is the Hancock oil field with oil derricks stretching across the land.

LOS ANGELES / MID-WILSHIRE: Four people walk around the small pond at La Brea tar pits in what is now the Mid-Wilshire section of Los Angeles. Beyond is the Hancock oil field with oil derricks stretching across the land,

Tujunga 50's

Panoramic view of the rapid development of residential housing in the Sunland-Tujunga area of the San Fernando Valley in the

Another view of McGroarty Park in Tujunga, California.

Another view of McGroarty Park in Tujunga, California.