Santa Clarita Valley History In Pictures

General Interest


INSTRUCTIONS

How to Scan Photographs for SCVHistory.com • Library of Congress 6-5-2014

Curatorial Care of Photographic Collections • National Park Service Museum Handbook 1996

Guide to Collections Care • Gaylord Bros. Inc. 2010 (Marketing brochure but instructive)

SANTA CLARITA VALLEY

SCV Chronology: A Timeline of Historical Events by Leon Worden

Concise History of the Santa Clarita Valley by Leon Worden • February 1997

Santa Clarita Valley's Federally Listed Historic Sites (National Historic Landmarks, National Register).

Correcting the Record: An Error Guide for SCV Historians by Leon Worden

Newhall: A History and Description of Newhall, California Compiled by Mary F. Brunner, Branch Librarian

•First known effort to compile a comprehensive history of the Santa Clarita Valley.

The Story of Our Valley by Arthur B. Perkins, 1954-55

•Extensive 6-part series by the SCV's first historian.

Rancho San Francisco: A Study of a California Land Grant by Arthur B. Perkins, June 1957

History of the Santa Clarita Valley by Jerry Reynolds, 1976-94

•71-chapter book adapted from a previously unpublished manuscript.

Cultural Resources, Santa Clarita Valley • OVOV City-County General Plan, 2011-12.

Santa Clarita General Plan: Historic Resources • Adopted 6-25-1991 (*Superseded 6/14/2011).

L.A. Conservancy's 2008 Preservation Report Card: Santa Clarita Grades "D."

L.A. Conservancy's 2014 Preservation Report Card: Santa Clarita Grades "C."

SCV's Historic Locations: Where to Find Them **2005 UPDATE** by Leon Worden • The Signal, 3-29-2005

Newly Available Documents Cast Different Light on SCV History by Dr. Alan Pollack • Dispatch, March-April 2014

Exonumia: Tokens & Medals of the Santa Clarita Valley by Leon Worden

Vigilance Forever: Santa Clarita in The Signal, 1919-1999

Historic A.B. Perkins Photos Resurface by Leon Worden • The Signal, 9-25-1996

How Santa Clarita Got Its Name by Ruth Waldo Newhall • The Gazette, Feb.-March 1997

How Santa Clarita Got Its House Numbers by Leon Worden • The Signal, 7-16-1997

Dawn of a new century: How Santa Clarita got here by Leon Worden • The Signal, April 2001

HS2101 - Map: Land Ownership, Santa Clarita - San Fernando - Simi Valleys, 1921.

Newhall Area Now Has 100 Telephones • The Signal, March 17, 1927

"Over the Range to the Golden Gate" (Excerpts: Descriptions of Newhall, Camulos, Mojave Desert, etc.), 1896 (1884).

LW2522 - "Becoming Los Angeles" Exhibit at NMHLA: Selections with an SCV Connection

Santa Clarita Makes List of Top 10 True Western Towns • 12-9-2014

AGENCIES & ORGANIZATIONS

Also See CITY OF SANTA CLARITA | LAW ENFORCEMENT | L.A. COUNTY FIRE | BUSINESS ORGS.

VIDEO - Castaic Lake Water Agency: The First 50 Years • CLWA 2012

Castaic Lake Water Agency Directors, 1962 to Date.

VIDEO - CLWA/ACWA: California's Water with Huell Howser: Groundwater Banking• 12-8-2008

Ancient Order of United Workmen, Newhall Lodge No. 218 • 1880s

History of the Domestic Violence Center By Barbara Cochran, October 2014

History of Newhall-Saugus Kiwanis Club from Brunner's 1940 History

LARC Ranch Story By Kathleen Sturkey

History of Masonic Club from Brunner's 1940 History

History of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church from Brunner's 1940 History

LW2635 - Mint Canyon Moose Lodge 2173, Matchbook Cover, 1960s.

GA7101 - Newhall Woman's Club Visits Mentryville House, Johnson Park, 10 Views, 6-9-1971.

Bylaws of Castaic Area Town Council Inc. (CATC) 7-19-2000

Bylaws of the Val Verde Community Advisory Committee (VVCAC) 2001

Ruling: Ralph M. Brown Act Applies to Town Councils in L.A. County L.A. County Superior Court 8-1-2005

College of the Canyons Foundation

Zonta and Soroptimist

Zonta Honors Dianne Curtis, Cheri Fleming for Global Impact • by Michele E. Buttelman, KHTS, 11-7-2014.

SCV Man & Woman of the Year

Wm. S. Hart Little League (Hart PONY Baseball-Softball)

FILM - Late 1950s Newhall 4th of July Parades; Melody Ranch; 1st Wm. S. Hart Little League Game (1955).

Los Angeles World Airports

AREA MAPS: See MAPS

ROADS (Also See BEALE'S CUT and RIDGE ROUTE)

The San Fernando (Newhall) Pass And the Pioneer Traffic That Went Over It by Vernette Snyder Ripley, 1947-48

•The authoritative 16-part text on Beale's Cut, the Newhall Pass and early oil discoveries.

Overland Mail Co.

AH5803 - Butterfield's Overland Mail Co. Timetable, San Francisco-St. Louis showing Fort Tejon Station • 9-16-1858

LW2439 - Overland Stage (Celerity) Wagon, 4 Views, 2012.

Good Roads: Origins of the California Highway System, 1890s-1910 • California History (Excerpt) Spring 1996.

Automobile Club of Southern California: Biographical History • Huntington Library, n.d.

Caltrans Celebrates 120th Anniversary • 4-8-2015

AP1313 - Lopez Station, 2 Views, ~1890.

Acton Rock Co. Fails to Win County Road Contract • L.A. Herald, 4-19-1910.

Newhall (Auto) Tunnel Opens • News reports, 12-1910. (And Multiple Views.)

L.A. County's Road-Building Achievements: Newhall Tunnel, Mint Canyon & more • From Ben Blow's "California Highways," 1920.

Signs of the Times (Early Road Markers), Automobile Club of Southern California • Westways, July-August 1999.

Paving the Way: Highlights in Auto Club History, Westways, November-December 2000.

Ventura County to Pave Road Through Rancho Camulos (Future SR-126) • Oxnard Press-courier, 11-17-1916.

Newhall Businesses Moved for San Fernando Road Widening • The Signal, 6-6-1935.

MJ3801 - Last of the Newhall (Auto) Tunnel, 1938.

Initial Site Assessments: Cross Valley Connector (East) & Golden Valley Bridge, L.A. County 2005-2006.

SW3002 - Newhall Grade, Color Poscard, ~1930.

LW2622 - Mint Canyon Highway (Sierra Highway), Sleepy Valley, 1940s.

AP1312 - Bottom of Elsmere Canyon, ca. 1963.

DB6301 - Antelope Valley Freeway Opening (First Section), Sand Canyon, 8-23-1963.

DB6302 - L.A. Mayor Sam Yorty at AV Freeway Opening, Red Rover Mine Road, 8-23-1963.

DB6303 - Beauty Queens (Bonnie Dillenbeck) at Antelope Valley Freeway Opening, 8-23-1963.

TN6901 - McBean Parkway Before Henry Mayo Hospital, 1968-69.

GT8802a - Morning Gridlock on Soledad Canyon Road at Bouquet Junction, 2-1988.

GT8802b - Afternoon Gridlock on Sierra Highway; Jake's Way Apartment Construction, 2-1988.

GT8802c - Morning Gridlock on Bouquet Canyon Road at Espuella, 2-1988.

ACR89 - Assembly Concurrent Resolution 89 (Wilk-Runner): Connie Worden-Roberts Memorial Bridge, 6-18-2015.

Metrolink

LW2805 - Program: Santa Clarita Metrolink Station Grand Opening Dedication, 10-24-1992.

BUSINESS / CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Standard Oil Co. of California: The First 50 Years • Standard Oil Bulletin, September 1929.

History (& Preshistory) of Southern California Edison, 1886 to Date • Edison International 2014.

RN1701 - Newhall Land & Farming Co. Stock Certificate, Issued 1917.

Video - A Short History of the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce, 1-17-2014.

Newhall Chamber of Commerce: By-laws & First-Year Minutes • Organized 2-21-1923.

SCV Chamber of Commerce Presidents, 1923-Present.

LW2866 - Early Waste Disposal: Agajanian's Saugus Hog Farm Featured in Magazine Advertisement, 1953.

LW2568 - Newhall-Saugus-Valencia and Canyon Country Chamber Board Rosters, Phone Book 1969.

Pardee House Becomes Chamber Headquarters • Chamber Program, 1-14-1978.

GT8610 - Signal Newspaper Office Construction, 24000 Creekside Road, 9 Views, 1-6-1986.

MA8601 - SCV Dodger Night, 2 Views, 5-21-1986.

BE8902 - SCV Dodger Night, 5-18-1988.

BE8901 - SCV Oak Tree Classic Golf Tournament, 9-20-1989.

LW9301 - 1993 Home & Business Expo: Marlee Lauffer, Kim Kurowski, Art Donnelly, Jerry Shepro. 4 Views, 9-1993.

SCV Growth: Commercial-Industrial-Residential Development, 2002-04 • Union Bank of California, 2-18-2004.

PATENTS & INVENTIONS

LW2604 - Bobby Batugo Lapu Lapu Goblet, 4 Views.

HB8201d - Bobby Batugo's Universe Cocktail (1978). Tabletop Display.

HB8201c - Bobby Batugo's Memmories Cocktail (1982). Tabletop Display.

HB8201b - Bobby Batugo's New Day Cocktail. Tabletop Display.

HB8201a - Mario Batugo's Blue Heaven Cocktail. Tabletop Display.

DP9901 - Charles A. Mentry: Specifications, Patent No. US647605-A: Expansion-Reamer (Granted 1900).

HART HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT

Wm. S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board Members, 1945 to Date

Hart High School District Unification Effort • News reports, September 1964.

SG091570 - Voting in the Hart District Recall Election, 9-15-1970.

HD7601 - School Board and Administration (Partial), 1976.

HD8701 - Wm. S. Hart Union High School District Governing Board, 1986-87 school year.

LW2809 - H. Clyde Smyth, Ed.D., Superintendent, Wm. S. Hart Union High School District.

NATURE-EARTHQUAKES-FLOODS

1857 Fort Tejon Earthquake

1857 Fort Tejon Earthquake • Caltech: Southern California Earthquake Data Center.

1857 Fort Tejon Earthquake: SoCal's Last Real "Big One" by Aron J. Meltzner, CalTech • Post Return, January 1998.

1857: The Big One Rocks Ft. Tejon by Alan Pollack • Heritage Junction Dispatch, January-February 2011.

The Fort Tejon Earthquake of 1857 • (New York) Harper's Weekly, 2-21-1857

1893 Pico Canyon Earthquake

Description of 1893 Pico Canyon Earthquake • Smithsonian Institution, 1898.

An Epidemic of Earthquakes in Pico Canyon • Los Angeles Herald, 4-10-1893.

Great Flood of March 2, 1938

Role of Highways in Recent California Floods • by F.W. Panhorst, Civil Engineering, 8-1938.

JN3801 - Hill's Ranch Rodeo (Saugus Speedway), 3-2-1938.

AP3101 - Structures Wash Away in Acton, 3-2-1938.

AP3314 - Santa Clara River Overflows, 3-2-1938.

DO3801 - Nickel-Freese Home in Acton, 3-2-1938.

1952 Kern County Earthquake

1952 Kern County Earthquake • Caltech: Southern California Earthquake Data Center.

1971 Sylmar Earthquake

VIDEO - "Earthquake!" - USDA Film: Sylmar Earthquake of Feb. 9, 1971. 28 Mins.

Sylmar/San Fernando Earthquake of Feb. 9, 1971: Legislative Report (July 1972):

LW7102 - 2-9-1971 Earthquake: Instrumental Intensity Map.

LW2794 - 5/14 Freeway Bridge on 2-9-1971.

LW2548 - Freeway Damage & Repairs, I-5 at 210, Balboa, Foothill, LAWDP Cascades. 8 Views.

LW2778 - Actor Ken Maynard, 75; Sylmar-San Fernando Earthquake, 1971.

LW2547 - Doobie Brothers Cover Art: Collapsed 5/14 Freeway Bridges.

Snow Day 1-4-1974

TN7401 - Downtown Newhall in the Snow, 1-4-1974.

BB7401 - Canyon High School in the Snow, 1-4-1974.

HB7401 - Mike Hammermeister Shoveling Snow in Old Orchard I, 1-4-1974.

BC1974 - (Saugus) Edison House in the Snow, 3 Views, 1-4-1974.

Snow Day 1-2-2011

1994 Northridge Earthquake

Video - 1994 Earthquake: Santa Clarita One Year Later (City 1995).

Video - 1994 Earthquake: Santa Clarita Comes Together (Out & About 1994).

LW2749 - 1994 Earthquake: I-5 Freeway Overpass, 1-17-1994(?).

SC9402 - 1994 Earthquake: I-5 Freeway Overpass, 1-20-1994.

LW9401 - 1994 Earthquake: Tent City Hall (4 Views).

LW9402 - 1994 Earthquake: National Guard Distributes Water.

LW9403 - 1994 Earthquake: Red Cross Shelter at Newhall Boys & Girls Club. 2 Views.

LW9404 - 1994 Earthquake: Greenbrier Mobile Homes Destroyed. 2 Views.

LW9410 - 1994 Earthquake: Homes Destroyed on Via Onda, Valencia Hills. 4 Views, January 1994.

LW2810 - 1994 Earthquake: Demolition of 23918 Via Onda, Valencia Hills, 10 Views.

LW9410 - 1994 Earthquake: Valencia Industrial Center Damage. 2 Views.

LW9410 - 1994 Earthquake: Sport Chalet, Newhall.

LW9410 - 1994 Earthquake: Block Wall, Valencia.

LW9405 - 1994 Earthquake: Tent Encampment in Newhall Park.

LW9410 - 1994 Earthquake: Valencia Library Collection Moved Outdoors.

LW9406 - 1994 Earthquake: 14 Freeway Overpass.

LW9410 - 1994 Earthquake: Freeway Traffic, I-5 and 405.

LW9410 - 1994 Earthquake: FEMA Claims Intake Center, Canyon Country Park. 3 Views.

LW9407 - 1994 Earthquake: Do-It Center Sign.

LW9450 - Carl Goldman, Parade Grand Marshal, 7-4-1994.

Angeles National Forest / San Gabriel Mountains

San Gabriel Mountains National Monument

Map of San Gabriel Mountains National Monument USDA Forest Service 10-10-2014.

Reference: Antiquities Act of 1906 National Park Service (2014).

HB1501 - New Signage for San Gabriel Mountains National Monument, 2-18-2015.

LW2624 - Map: Saugus District, Angeles National Forest (Whole SCV), 1953.

Castaic Wilderness (Proposed)

Rim of the Valley Corridor

Other:

CE0000 - Endangered & Threatened Species in the Santa Clarita Valley

Santa Clara River Significant Ecological Area • L.A. County, As Proposed 2014.

Severe Storms Wash Out SCV Train Tracks, Bridges • February-March 1884.

L.A. Times Traces Great Meteor of Aug. 7, 1901, to Deadman's Canyon Los Angeles Times 9-1-1901.

Have We Sucked the Life Out of Our River? Portolá's Engineer Provides Clues • Leon Worden, 10-6-2004.

Shake, Rattle & Roll: SCV's Earthquake History by John Boston • The Signal, 8-28-2003.

Un-Well Water: The Problem of Perchlorate by Leon Worden • The Signal, 6-8-2003.

Strike-Slip Displacement of the San Gabriel Fault, Calif. Dept. of Natural Resources, 1954.

LW2258g - Santa Clara River in Piru, 1900.

GS5801 - Fossilized Whale Rib Bones, Sand Canyon, Collected ~1958.

LW2693 - Terry Crossland, 10, of Newhall, Wades Through a Sea of Tumbleweeds, 1-16-1965.

GT8901 - Valencia: Medfly Eradication with Malathion, 1989-1990.

LW2603 - Bivalve Fossil in Conglomeration, Potrero/Newhall Ranch, 4 Views, Collected ~1998.

LW2595 - Marine Fossils, Sand Canyon, Collected 4-1-2014.

LW0060 - Scallop Shell Fossils, Castaic Valley.

The California (El Nino) Winter of 1997-98, FEMA, 3-3-1998.

Nearly Two Decades of Battling Elsmere Pay Off By Marsha McLean, 2007.

About Lake Elizabeth, Lake Hughes & Munz Lake • LARWQCB 2007

Trash Total Maximum Daily Load for Elizabeth, Hughes & Munz Lakes • LARWQCB 2007 (.pdf)

VIDEO: A Field Guide to the San Andreas Fault with David K. Lynch SCVHS/SCVTV, 2010.

LW2360 - San Andreas Fault in Palmdale 4-13-2013.

LW2480 - Small Marine Fossils, Pico Canyon 9-21-2013.

LW2507 - White Volcanic Tuff in Bouquet Canyon 10-20-2013.

LW2555 - Piute Butte, Antelope Valley Indian Museum State Historic Park, 2 Views, 12-28-2013.

Gallery - Marine Fossils, Newhall Creek (Placerita Canyon area), 7 Views, Collected 2014.

AL1401 - Tick Canyon Howlite Specimens in Smithsonian National Museum, 6-26-2014.

Finding Fossil Falls in the Coso Range by Linda Castro, SCVNews.com, 8-27-2015.

MINING (Minerals & Petroleum; See Also Individual Places)

Description of Early Petroleum Activity in Pico, Towsley, Wiley, Rice Canyons • Peckham 1866.

Newhall Oil Field Notes, Including Pico, Needham Ranch, Elsmere, Placerita Canyon • News reports, Early 1900s.

Mining in California: Report XXIII, State Mining Bureau, January 1927

How it Works: Horizontal Drilling & Hydraulic Fracturing (Video)LINN Energy LLC, 2015

LAW ENFORCEMENT & MILITARY

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department: History Behind the Badge • Deputy John Williams, LASD, 2011.

History of Wayside Honor Rancho / Pitchess Detention Center • LASD, n.d. (2002)

Los Angeles County Sheriffs, 1850 to Date.

Laying Down the Law in Early Santa Clarita by John Boston • The Signal, June-July 2000 (3 parts)

History of the Sheriff's Newhall Substation by Leon Worden • The Signal, 11-8-1996


LW2737 - Billy Rowland, L.A. County Sheriff 1872-76, 1879-82; Captor of Vasquez.

"Three-fingered Bob" (or Jack?) Slays Unarmed Rival in Drunken Brawl • News Reports, 1889.

Constable Anton Harnischfeger, Father of St. Francis Damkeeper, Killed in Line of Duty • E.O.W. 3-20-1889.

James O'Reilly of Hebrewville is Fined, Jailed for Selling Liquor without License • News Reports, 1894.

Suen vs. Aceda: One Jenkins Ranch Hand Murders Another • News Reports, August 1895.

McCoy Pyle Murder: Covetous Fillmore Man Fakes Robbery to Kill Popular Constable, 5-25-1897. News reports, 1897.

De Moranville Slaying: Killer of Newhall Deputy Walks. News reports, 1909.

Newhall Lawman Charles De Moranville Makes Ultimate Sacrifice, 1-4-1909. LASD, 5-31-2013

Trouble With Wobblies at Newhall and Saugus November-December 1916.

Emma Benson, LASD: First Female On-Duty Deputy Killed in U.S. (1919) LASD, 10-11-2012

Powell Fines Man $20 for Carring Concealed Weapon 11-7-1921

Lancaster Bank Robbers Lead Posse to Newhall; 1 Dead Bakersfield Californian, 3-12-1924

Assailant Gus Le Brun, Deputy Ed Brown Killed in Gun Battle. News reports, 1924.

Saugus Deputy Ed Brown Dies in Gun Battle, 9-14-1924. LASD, 5-31-2013

Newhall Constable Jack Pilcher Dies in Line of Duty, 6-4-1925. LASD, 6-4-2014

Wade Albert Horton, Wealthy Mint Canyon Rancher, Slain in Botched Home-Invasion Robbery News reports, 1930-1932.

Frances Walker Murder: Newhall Cop's Wife Slays 'Other Woman,' Gets Away With It San Diego Union, 10-6-1935

Santa Clarita Valley's Police Force of 1938 The Signal, 8-18-1938

Construction to Start at New Jail in Castaic • The Signal, 12-2-1938

U.S. Entry Into WW2: German Enemy Aliens Arrested in Castaic, 12-8-1941 • News reports and Government documents, 1923-1952.

Incident at Alpha Beta Supermarket, Feb. 22, 1983 by Capt. Dan McCarty, LASD (Ret.), 1-7-2004.

Pyramid Lake and Substation Mark 26th Year by Estelle Foley, August 2000

Newhall-Saugus: A Hobo Haven by Dr. Alan Pollack, Dispatch, Sept.-Oct. 2013.

SD2501 - Moonshiner's Still Busted During Prohibition ~1924.

AP0916 - Moonshiner's Still Busted During Prohibition, c. 1924.

AA2001 - Actor Tom Mix Fined $50 for Reckless Driving in Newhall, 1920.

RB0007 - Newhall Constable's Office on Market Street, c. 1930.

RB0004 - Prohibition: Newhall's Dry Squad (Multiple Views), c. 1930.

Hart Football 'Aces' Gang Members Arrested for Armed Robberies News reports, June 1950.

SW5201 - Old Newhall Jail, 2 Views, 1-10-1952.

WR5352 - Newhall CHP Office, Seen from Neighbor's Home, 1953.

1956 The Battle of Palmdale (In the Skies Over SCV)

208 Rockets Fired at Runaway Plane (Over SCV) • Los Angeles Times, 8-17-1956.

The Battle of Palmdale • by Darryl Manzer, 2-18-2014.

The Battle of Palmdale • by Dr. Alan Pollack, Dispatch, Jan.-Feb. 2015.

LW2468 - Sheriff Peter J. Pitchess, 1912-1999 (1953-1982).

AL1968 - Elizabeth Evans, Saugus resident who was shot during Robert F. Kennedy assassination, 6-6-1968.

Vietnam War Casualties from the Santa Clarita Valley (14), 1965-1972.

LW2533 - Sherman Block, Los Angeles County Sheriff 1982-1998.

LW2613 - Deputies Jake Kuredjian, David March on Calif. Peace Officers Memorial, Sacramento.

LW2833 - LASD Deputy David W. March Memorial Interchange, 210/605 Freeways.

10th Anniversary Ceremony to Remember Deputy Jake Kuredjian by Carol Rock, KHTS 8-28-2011

LASD Jurisdiction & Patrol Divisions • Maps, as of 5-7-2013.

SD1401 - Leroy D. Baca, Los Angeles County Sheriff 1998-2014.

LW2705 - John L. Scott, Interim Los Angeles County Sheriff, 2014.

SD1403 - Jim McDonnell, Los Angeles County Sheriff, 2014—.

THE NEWHALL INCIDENT

The Newhall Incident from the California Highway Patrol, n.d.

California Highway Patrol Slaying, April 5, 1970 by Kristin Wilder • The Signal, April 2000

The Newhall Incident • (Van Nuys, CA) The Valley News and Valley Greensheet, 4-7-1970

AL1970 - The Newhall Incident: Scene Where Highway Patrolmen Were Shot, 4-6-1970.

AL1971 - The Newhall Incident: Abandoned Car at Scene of Shooting, 4-6-1970.

AL1972 - The Newhall Incident: Officer Examines Weapons at Shooting Scene, 4-6-1970.

AL1973 - The Newhall Incident: Officers Put House Under Siege, 4-6-1970.

LW2524 - The Newhall Incident: Deputies in Tear Gas Cloud, 4-6-1970.

LW2825 - The Newhall Incident: Hostage's Son Talks to Reporters, 4-6-1970.

DU1970 - Dedication Ceremony, "Newhall Incident" Memorial Wall, Newhall CHP Office (3 Views), 6-5-1970.

AL1977 - "Newhall Incident", CHP Information Bulletin, 7-1-1970.

VIDEO - The Newhall Incident: A Law Enforcement Tragedy, SCVHS/SCVTV, 2010.

The Newhall Incident: Tragedy and Heroism by Dr. Alan Pollack • Dispatch, March-April 2009

VIDEO - CHP Training Film, 1975.

VIDEO - Police Training Film & Reenactment, LASD, 1970.

VIDEO - Interview with CHP Sgt. Harry Ingold by Leilani Ingold, Castaic Middle School, 11-22-2011.

JUDICIARY

SW5501 - Santa Clarita Valley Organized Into Tejon Township, 8-14-1855.

Judge Adrian Adams' Tales of the Newhall Court by Judge Adrian W. Adams • The Signal, 4-12-2003

Judge John F. Powell and the Law in Soledad Township by Leon Worden • March 2003 (2 parts)

AA5001 - Judge Adrian Adams, 1950s & 2003.

AA7003 - Judge C.M. MacDougall, 3 Views, 1960s-1970s.

AA7002 - Judges C.M. MacDougall and Adrian Adams, 1970.

AIRCRAFT DOWN

Death from the Sky Over Newhall - Times Two (1936-37) by Alan Pollack, 3-2012

10-26-1927: Pacific Air Transport Crash in Castaic

11-18-1934: Pilot Survives Airmail Plane Crash

AL2078 - Airmail Crash Near Newhall, 11-18-1934.

12-27-1936: United Flight 34: All 12 Killed

LW2448 - Broken Watches Fix Time of Plane Crash, 12-27-1936.

SW3601 - Searching for Casualties, 12-28-1936.

SW3602 - Searching for Casualties, 12-28-1936.

SW3603 - Stretcher Supplied for Casualties, 12-28-1936.

SW3604 - Loading Bodies Into Coroner's Van, 12-28-1936.

LW2826 - Radio Operator Testifies 1-5-1937.

1-12-1937: Western Air Express Flight 7: Adventurer Martin Johnson, 4 Others Killed

DS3701 - Boeing 247 Crash on Mt. Piñetos, 2 Views, 1-12-1937.

AL2072 - Victims Carried From Wreck from Plane Crash Near Newhall, 1-13-1937.

LW2784 - Victim (Survivor?) Carried From Wreck from Plane Crash Near Newhall, 1-13-1937.

LW2431 - Rescuers Recover Body from Plane Crash Near Newhall, 1-13-1937.

LW2247 - Mr. & Mrs. Martin Johnson, 1937 Newhall Plane Crash Victims (with detailed account of crash).

LW2443 - Same Airplane in 1933.

4-9-1937: Pioneer Aviator, Passenger Killed in Light Plane Crash

LW2450 - Pioneer Aviator, Passenger Killed in Crash of Light Plane on the Ridge Route, 4-9-1937.

5-16-1938: Lockheed Transport Crash, All 9 Killed

LW2680 - Wreckage of New Lockheed Transport Plane, 9 Killed ACME Telephoto 5-18-1938

LW2851 - Wrecked Wing of Lockheed Transport Plane ACME Photo 5-19-1938

Plane Crash at Agua Dulce The Signal, 5-19-1938

1-31-1943: Army Air Force Transport Plane, Glider Crash; Hero Girl Saves 3 of 6 Aviators

LW2596 - Heroism of 9-year-old Marylynn Winkler (Butters) Celebrated in True Comics strip 4-18-1943

6-30-1943: Army P-38 Fighter Crashes at Wayside; Pilot Killed

11-13-1946: Western Air Lines Flight 23: All Killed

AL2071 - Western Airlines DC-3 Crash South of Gorman, 11-13-1946.

9-18-1948: Private Plane Crashes at Newhall Airport; All 4 Killed

9-20-1954: Air Force C-46 Transporting Civil Air Patrol Chaplains Crashes at Saugus Drunk Farm; All Survive

12-30-1964: Light Plane Crashes Near Gorman; 3 of 4 Killed

12-30-1964: United Air Lines Convair 340 Makes Emergency Landing at Saugus-Newhall Airport; All Survive

11-28-1967: Light Plane Crashes Into (the Real) Magic Mountain; All 3 Killed

1-27-1982: Helicopter Crashes on Valencia Set of "Twilight Zone" Movie; Vic Morrow, 2 Child Actors Killed

10-23-1999: Actor Harrison Ford in Helicopter Crash, Piru (Nonfatal)

11-2-2003: Vintage 1953 Trainer Crashes in Mint Canyon; Pilot Killed

7-18-2009: Experimental Plane Crashes in Sand Canyon; Both Killed

7-5-2012: TL Ultralight Crashes at Rancho Camulos; 2011 SCV Man of the Year Harry Bell and Copilot Killed

2-10-2013: Helicopter Crashes at Acton Movie Ranch; All 3 Killed

Other:

JK0078 - Southern Pacific Train Wreck in Acton, 1967-70.

FIRE FIGHTING

History of L.A. County Department of Forestry and Firewarden, Soledad Division (SCV-North County).

Angeles National Forest: Ranger Stations & L.A. County Fire Camps, 2014.

The Other Great Fire of 1906: Blazes Erupt at Lang Hotel and Pico Oil Field by Dr. Alan Pollack, Dispatch, 3-2015.

FD2801 - L.A. County Fire: 1928 Soledad Division HQ, County Forestry Department, Newhall, 2 Views.

FD2803 - L.A. County Fire: Forestry (Fire) Pumper & 1928 Soledad Division HQ, Newhall.

FD2901 - L.A. County Fire: Asst. Fire Warden's 1929 Buick Squad Truck, Newhall.

FD3301 - L.A. County Fire: 1933 White 600-Gal. Pumper in Newhall.

FD3701 - L.A. County Fire: Assistant Fire Warden's 1937 Chevy Carryall Suburban, Newhall.

FD5801 - L.A. County Fire: Station 73 Dedication, Newhall, July 1958.

Placerita & Val Verde Fires Converge on Melody Ranch, Olive View Sanitarium • Associated Press, 8-28-1962

LW2588 - Olive View Sanitarium on Fire (Circle J / Melody Ranch fire), 8-28-1962.

LW2581 - Melody Ranch Fire Devastation, Next Day 8-29-1962.

3,500-acre Blaze in Bouquet Canyon Destroys World's Largest Live Oak Tree; Arson Suspected • September 1964

Clampitt Fire - View from Valencia (4 Views), 9-25-1970.

FD7001 - L.A. County Fire: Station 73, Newhall, 1970s.

P. Michael Freeman Hired as L.A. County Fire Chief L.A. Times, 12-14-1988.

Copper Fire, San Francisquito Canyon, June 2002

LW060502 - Ruiz Cemetery Smolders in Fire (10 Images), 6-5-2002.

Copper Fire: SCVTV News Coverage (Video), 6-6-2002 and 6-7-2002.

October 2003 Wildfire in Pico-Towsley-Stevenson Ranch.

FD0801 - L.A. County Fire: Station 73, Newhall, 2008.

Station Fire, August-September 2009

Press Conference Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, 8-30-2009.

Press Conference Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, 9-3-2009.

14 Freeway Interchange Named for Hall, Quinones by Carol Rock and Leon Worden, 9-19-2012.

Hall, Quinones Remembered on 5th Anniversary of Station Fire by Jessica Boyer, AM-1220 KHTS, 8-31-2014.

LW2746 - Daryl L. Osby, L.A. County Fire Chief, 2011-.

LW2382 - Powerhouse Fire, San Francisquito - Lake Hughes, May-June 2013. 105 Views.

NIKE BASES

Historical Overview of Nike Missile System - U.S. Army, December 1984.

Los Pinetos-Newhall Site (LA-94): Historical Record - National Park Service.

AP0825 - Dedication of Army Housing in Sand Canyon, 2-24-1959.

S.C.V. HEALTHCARE

Newhall Community Hospital, Est. 1922 • From Brunner's 1940 History.

Dr. Sarah L. Murray's Newhall Emergency Hospital, Est. 1930 • From Brunner's 1940 History.

History of Newhall Ambulance Service • From Brunner's 1940 History.

History of Newhall Dentistry • From Brunner's 1940 History.

History of Wildwood Sanatorium (TB), Happy Valley-Newhall • From Brunner's 1940 History.

Wildwood Sanatorium in the News • News reports, 1920s-1940s.

LW2744 - Wildwood Sanatorium Cabin No. 11, Cross Street, Happy Valley. Multiple Views, 11-23-2014.

Volunteers Pave the Way to Henry Mayo Hospital by Leon Worden, 2012.

HM6301 - Comatose Bus Crash Victim Philip J. Deniston, 1962-63.

HM6302 - Pink Ladies Assist Patients, Santa Clarita Hospital, 1963.

HM6303 - Candy Stripers Tea, Santa Clarita Hospital, 1963.

HM6601 - Convalescent Outing to Hart Park, Santa Clarita Hospital, 1963.

TN6901 - McBean Parkway Before Henry Mayo Hospital, 1968-69.

HM6901 - Santa Clarita Hospital Changes Name to Inter-Valley, 1969.

LW6901 - Golden State Memorial Hospital Advertisement, 1969.

DI7101 - Sharon Tolbert (Divis), Candy Striper, Inter-Valley Community Hospital, 1971.

HM7201 - Henry Mayo Hospital Building Fund Grows with HR Employees Donation, 1972.

HM7202 - SCV Women's Auxiliary Board, 1972.

HM7203 - Jane Newhall Participates in Henry Mayo Hospital Groundbreaking, 1972.

HM7302 - Hillside Hospital Pink Lades, 1973.

AA7402 - Hospital Board Thanks Ex-Newhall Land President Tom Lowe, 1974.

HM7501 - Joyce Wayman, Director of Volunteer Services, 1975.

HM7502 - Pink Ladies Volunteer Recruitment Tea in Bonelli House, 1975.

HM7901 - Auxiliary Funds New Portable X-Ray Machine, 1979.

Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Celebrates 40th Anniversary, 1975-2015, Video 8-22-2015.

U.S. CAMEL CORPS

Video - SCV History Moment: U.S. Camel Corps (2007).

Hi Jolly and the U.S. Camel Corps, Associated Press, 1940s.

E.F. Beale and the Beasts of Tejon by Leon Worden • The Signal, 1-13-1999

LW2152 - Fort Tejon Camels, Drawing by Vischer (2 Views), 1850s.

LW2209 - Woodcut: Loading Camels for Shipment to U.S., 1850s.

(Edward F. Beale): The Camel Expedition • (New York, NY) Porter's Spirit of the Times, 2-20-1858

LW2130 - Fort Davis and the U.S. Camel Corps, Color Postcard.

LW2208 - Map of Beale's Camel Corps Expedition, 1857-58.

The Hi Jolly Song Performed by The New Christy Minstrels, 1962.

LW2161 - Hi Jolly's Tomb at Quartzsite, Ariz., 12-23-2002 (4 Views).

EARLY CALIFORNIA

Costansó's Diary of the Portolá Expedition Compiled Feb. 7, 1770.

Crespí's SCV Legacy: Spanish Priest Named a River That Came to Denote Our Valley. By Alan Pollack, Dispatch, July-Aug. 2013.

LW2440 - Fr. Junípero Serra, 19th-cent. Sculpture, Mission San Diego.

LW2441 - Fr. Junípero Serra, Statue, Mission San Diego.

Gallery - Graves of Frs. Serra, Crespí, Lasuen, at Carmel Mission. Multiple Views, 5-24-2014.

Gallery - Relics of Fr. Juniperó Serra's Original Coffin, Carmel Mission. Multiple Views, 5-24-2014.

Gallery - Fr. Juniperó Serra Cenotaph, Carmel Mission. Multiple Views, 5-24-2014.

Early Afro-Mexican Settlers in CaliforniaCHS Lecture/Video 2015.

History of Winemaking in California by Gov. Edmund G. "Jerry" Brown, 9-3-2013

The Trail to Kashtiq by John R. Johnson • Calif. Journal of Anthropology, Winter 1978

Chumash Revolt of 1824 (with SCV Connections)

The Purisma Rebellion, in Cook, S.F.: Expeditions to the Interior of Central California, 1820-1840 (1962).

Antonio & Ygnacio Del Valle's Roles in Privatizing Mission San Fernando, 1830s-40s from Engelhardt: San Fernando Rey, 1927.

Russian-Alaskan Church Bell from Mission San Fernando at Rancho Camulos

Twilight of the Californios by Ferol Egan, The American West, March 1969.

California Gold: An Earlier Documented Shipment (1838) by Guy J. Giffen • HSSC Quarterly, March 1948.

Enemy Confirms Fremont's Trek Through SCV by A.B. Perkins, n.d.

Kit Carson, Ned Beale Cross Paths and Alter California's Future By Alan Pollack, Dispatch, Nov.-Dec. 2014.

LW2682 - Table on Which the 1847 Treaty of Cahuenga Was Signed, 2 Views.

Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo Signed 2-2-1848.

LW2577 - Mainfest Destiny: Annexation of Southwestern U.S., 1845-1855 (Texas, Mexican Cession, Gadsden Purchase). U.S. State Department.

The '49ers in Death Valley: A Tentative Census by Carl I Wheat, So. Calif. Historical Society Quarterly, Dec. 1939.

LW2525 - Antonio Coronel's Venting (Counterbranding) Iron (1840s), Brand Sample and Book Entry (1868), 6 Views.

LW2528 - Example of Spanish and Mexican Cattle (1800s), NHMLA, 2 Views.

California Indian Indenture/Slavery Act, Adopted 1850, Expanded 1860, Repealed 1863.

AP2927 - An Arrastra, or Primitive Gold/Quartz Mill. Pictorial History of California, 1850.

LW2143 - Map of Tejon & SCV, From Frémont-Williamson Expeditions. U.S. House of Representatives, 1856.

LW2696 - John C. Frémont for President, Campaign Medal, 1856.

LW2163 - Gen. John C. Frémont, Early Portrait.

LW2069 - Maj. Gen. John C. Frémont, "The Pathfinder." Engraving.

JJ1006 - Indians at Mission San Fernando, Drawing by Vischer, 1865.

Description of Santa Clara River Valley, Including Lyons Station Pacific Rural Press, 1-18-1873.

Ygnacio del Valle, SCV Landowner & L.A. Civic Leader Pen Pictures for L.A. County, 1889.

LW2532 - Reginaldo F. del Valle, Politician, 1913.

LW2602 - Circle of Friends Medal No. 9: John C. Fremont, 1913.

AL2502 - Ceremony & Dedication of Fr. Serra Statue at San Fernando Mission Ruins, 11-22-1925.

JB2901 - Map of Historical Events That Shaped L.A.'s Growth, 1929.

AP0930 - Mission San Fernando, Pre-1940s Restoration.

LW2504 - Don Pedro Fages, Calif. Historical Landmark No. 263 (Placed 1938; Photo 2013).

DP4901 - Artistic Map of Spanish & Mexican Land Grants, Los Angeles County, pre-1949.

CALIFORNIA GOVERNORS/ELECTIONS

Los Angeles County (Only) Election Results, 1849-1879: L.A. County Rejects Lincoln (Twice) & Chinese Immigration.

Culbert Olson, 1939-1943 (Video).

LW2132 - Henry T. Gage, 1899-1903.

CO7401 - Ronald Reagan, 1967-1975.

REMINISCENCES

Growing Up in Newhall in the 1950s by Bill Rice, September 2000.

Remember When? Newhall-Saugus in the 1950s by Bill Rice, 5-14-2014.

Tots and a Shake by Darryl Manzer, 5-13-2014.

Recollections of a Boy Ranger by Mike Shuman, July 1998.

Bygone Days Of A Town Called Newhall by Judy Stevens, Old Town Newhall Gazette, Feb.-March 1997.

UNKNOWN

AP1807 - Hydraulic Mining in SCV; Location unknown.

LP9001 - "On Wiley's Road."

AP1714 - Living Christmas Tree.

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