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).
List of All National Historic Landmarks in California National Park Service
Future Destination: Santa Clarita Valley is Ringed with History by Leon Worden, 2009
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•71-chapter book adapted from a previously unpublished manuscript.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.
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
Historic A.B. Perkins Photos Resurface by Leon Worden • The Signal, 9-25-1996
UPDATE: Perkins-Lamkin SCV History Images Come Home by Leon Worden, 9-17-2017
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
SCV Switching to Direct-Dial, All-Number Calling • The Signal, May 5, 1960
LW2522 - "Becoming Los Angeles" Exhibit at NMHLA: Selections with an SCV Connection
All Available School Yearbooks • From elementary school to COC
AGENCIES & ORGANIZATIONS
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
Newhall-Saugus 20-30 Club, 1947-1956; News Reports.
Castaic Saddle Club, 1949-1989; News Reports.
LW2635 - Mint Canyon Moose Lodge 2173, Matchbook Cover, 1960s.
GA7101 - Newhall Woman's Club Visits Mentryville House, Johnson Park, 10 Views, 6-9-1971.
LW3161 - Brand-New California Aqueduct Ruptures in Lancaster, 10-12-1971.
Ruling: Ralph M. Brown Act Applies to Town Councils in L.A. County L.A. County Superior Court 8-1-2005
Assistance League Santa Clarita
Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley
Bill Hart District Boy Scouts of America
LW2872 - Cub Scout Pack 75 (Saugus): Den Mother Certification Cards, 1957-58.
AP0712 - Boy Scout Troop 2 (Newhall) in Newhall Fourth of July Parade, 1950s-60s, 2 Views.
LW3261 - BSA (Cubs/Webelos) Patch: Vasquez Rocks Geologic Hike, 2010s.
College of the Canyons Foundation
COC Foundation Silver Spur Award Honors Myrna and Gary Condie • Biographical Video 2010.
The Story of Henry Mayo Newhall and the Newhall Foundation • Biographical Video 4-11-2015.
Jill Mellady Receives COC Silver Spur for Community Service • Biographical Video 3-19-2016.
2018 Silver Spur Recipient: Howard "Buck" McKeon • Biographical Video 3-24-2018.
Elks Lodge No. 2379
LW2940 - Good-For Token, Newhall-Saugus (Santa Clarita) Elks Lodge 2379.
LW3034 - Matchbook Cover: Newhall-Saugus Elks Lodge, ~1960s-1970s.
Panel Discussion: Santa Clarita Elks Lodge Celebrates 50 Years • SCVTV 5-9-2017.
Los Angeles World Airports
History of Van Nuys Airport, Video ~2015.
SCV Man & Woman of the Year
Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center
SG9081 7th Annual SCV Senior Center Benefit Wine Auction at Le Chene, Multiple Images, 9-19-1998.
Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency
Q&A: A New Public Water District • CLWA-NCWD, November 2016.
Bill Text, SB634 (Wilk, 2017): SCVWA Enabling Legislation • Adopted 10-15-2017.
Governor Signs Wilk Bill Creating Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency • SCVNews.com, 10-15-2017.
SCV Water Agency: Plan for Services • 1/2018.
Castaic Lake Water Agency
VIDEO - CLWA/ACWA: California's Water with Huell Howser: Groundwater Banking• 12-8-2008
VIDEO - Castaic Lake Water Agency: The First 50 Years • CLWA 2012
Santa Clarita Water Company Dissolved • 10-31-2017
CLWA Recycled Water Main Extension, Central Park • 12-13-2017.
Newhall County Water District
Newhall County Water District: An Historical Perspective By Jennifer Hamilton • NCWD 1999 Annual Report
Perkins Perseverance: Part of SCV's Water History By Nancy Jordan • NCWD, June 2001
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).
Zonta and Soroptimist
Zonta Honors Dianne Curtis, Cheri Fleming for Global Impact • by Michele E. Buttelman, KHTS, 11-7-2014.
AREA MAPS: See MAPS
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.
Construction of the Overland Mail Co. Stage Line in California by Gerald T. Ahnert, January 2014.
AH5803 - Butterfield's Overland Mail Co. Timetable, San Francisco-St. Louis showing Fort Tejon Station • 9-16-1858
Stagecoach or Celerity Wagon? A Primer for Butterfield Writers by Gerald T. Ahnert, January 2014.
T.A. Delano Recalls Operation Of The Butterfield Stage Line Through This Area • The Signal, 10-25-1940.
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.
El Camino Real: It Wasn't What You Might Think •News reports, early 1900s.
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.
Local Driving Routes, 1920: L.A.-Bakersfield, Saugus-Ventura, Lebec-Mojave, more • Autobmobile Blue Book Vol. 8, 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.
Golden Valley Bridge Over Santa Clara River: Environmental Assessment, Caltrans & City of Santa Clarita, March 2008.
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.
CP6001 - Trueblood Roadside Rest, Castaic, 1960s.
LW2928 - Site of Trueblood Roadside Rest (4 Views), Castaic, 2017.
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.
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.
Newhall / Newhall-Saugus-Valencia / Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce, 1923—
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.
SK5501 - Newhall: A Modern New California Town (Marketing Brochure ~1955).
LW2568 - Newhall-Saugus-Valencia and Canyon Country Chamber Board Rosters, Phone Book 1969.
Pardee House Becomes Chamber Headquarters • Chamber Program, 1-14-1978.
Newhall-Saugus-Valencia Chamber Changes Name to SCV, Irks Canyon Country Chamber • The Signal, 7-2-1980.
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.
LW2866 - Early Waste Disposal: Agajanian's Saugus Hog Farm Featured in Magazine Advertisement, 1953.
LW2932 - Lagerberg's Union 76 Wholesale Distribution Business: Personal Toolkit Promo, 1950s-1960s.
Valley Industry Association (VIA), 1981—
LW3032 - First? Valencia Industrial Association (VIA) Luncheon, 1981 or 1982.
LW3033 - Valencia Industrial Association (VIA)'s First Symposium, 10-26-1983.
GT8610 - Signal Newspaper Office Construction, 24000 Creekside Road, 9 Views, 1-6-1986.
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
Study: Advantages of the Unification of the Hart School District • Butler & Thyberg, June 1948.
Picture Story of Hart High School (and District) • May 1952.
NS6001 - Classroom Rental and Lease Agreement Between Newhall School District (Lessor) and Hart District (Lessee), 9-1-1960.
Hart High School District Unification Effort • News reports, September 1964.
HB6601 - 8 Aerial Photos: Hart High, Placerita Junior High, 7-10-1966.
SG091570 - Voting in the Hart District Recall Election, 9-15-1970.
LW3007 - SCV School District Reorganization Plan (Failed), 1970-71.
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.
The Santa Clarita Valley Facilities Foundation Story • 1998-2014.
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.
LW3158 - Collapsed 210 Freeway Bridge in Newhall Pass, 2-9-1971.
LW3019 - Newhall Store Damage on 2-9-1971.
LW3159 - Workers Attempt to Save Van Norman Reservoir, 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.
HB1801 - Mail Delivery in the Snow, 1-4-1974.
Snow Day 1-2-2011
Snow Day in Santa Clarita Valley, Video 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).
SC9407 - 1994 Earthquake: Chronology of Events, Jan. 17 - Feb. 5, 1994.
SC9405 - 1994 Earthquake: Santa Clarita Valley Damage Cost Estimates (as of December 1994).
LW3049 - 1994 Earthquake: Collapsed 14 Freeway Ramp Claims Life of LAPD Officer Clarence Wayne Dean, 1-17-1994.
LW2749 - 1994 Earthquake: I-5 Freeway Overpass, 1-17-1994(?).
SC9406 - 1994 Earthquake: Emergency Services Status Report, 1-18-1994, 2:30 p.m. (Day After).
SC9402 - 1994 Earthquake: I-5 Freeway Overpass, 1-20-1994.
SC9404 - 1-17-1994 Earthquake: Tent City Hall (21 Views).
LW9401 - 1994 Earthquake: Tent City Hall (4 Views).
SC9403 - 1994 Earthquake: Inside City Hall, Multiple Images, 1-17-1994.
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
Angeles National Forest: A Brief Cultural History USDA Forest Service (2014).
San Gabriel Mountains National Monument
Presidential Proclamation: San Gabriel Mountains National Monument The White House 10-10-2014.
Map of San Gabriel Mountains National Monument USDA Forest Service 10-10-2014.
SCV Open Space Map w/ San Gabriel Mtns Nat Monument City of Santa Clarita 9-22-2014.
Fact Sheet: San Gabriel Mountains National Monument USDA Forest Service 10-10-2014.
Monument Signing Ceremony & Remarks by President Obama The White House 10-10-2014.
Reference: Antiquities Act of 1906 National Park Service (2014).
HB1501 - New Signage for San Gabriel Mountains National Monument, 2-18-2015.
Bears I Have Met: The Stories of Monarch and Pinto by Allen Kelly, 1903.
LW2624 - Map: Saugus District, Angeles National Forest (Whole SCV), 1953.
Castaic Wilderness (Proposed)
Rim of the Valley Corridor
Executive Summary: Rim of the Valley Corridor Special Resource Study (Draft) National Park Service, 4-14-2015.
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.
The Great Bee Cave in Towsley Narrows • By Addi Lyon in The Signal, 4-5-1940; from Thompson & West 1880.
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.
LW3218 - Wildflowers in Bloom, Standard Oil Advertising, 1930s.
Winter 1948-49: Snow, Frost Cripple Southland • News Reports, January 1949.
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.
Trona Pinnacles by Linda Castro, SCVNews.com, 1-19-2017.
LW2945 - Marine Fossils in Towsley Canyon, 3-26-2017.
MINING (Minerals & Petroleum; See Also Individual Places)
The Pico Canyon Oil Field • Report by Edward North, with Map & 12 Plates, 1890.
Newhall Oil Field Notes, Including Pico, Needham Ranch, Elsmere, Placerita Canyon • News reports, Early 1900s.
LW2993 - Tepee Rock Shop (Soledad Cyn.): Rockhounding Guide for L.A. Gem Hunters, 1966.
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)
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.
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.
Death In the Newhall Pass: Gossip Sullies Young Beauty. News reports, 1906.
De Moranville Slaying: Killer of Newhall Deputy Walks. News reports, 1909.
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
Bank Robbed, Banker Kidnapped by Movie Cowboy's Bootlegging-Human Trafficking Gang • News reports; Incident 12-11-1922.
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
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
Ex-Newhall Deputy Convicted of Contributing to Delinquency of Slain Saugus School Teacher Frances Walker L.A. Times, August 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.
LW2925 - The Terrifying Tale of the Runaway Drone • Pageant, May 1957.
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).
Juvenile Probation Camp Joseph Scott to Open • Dedication 5-12-1958.
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
Killer of SCV-Resident Cop Matthew Pavelka Gets Life Without Parole • SCVNews, 7-24-2012.
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.
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.
Death from the Sky Over Newhall - Times Two (1936-37) by Alan Pollack, 3-2012
10-26-1927: Pacific Air Transport Crash in Castaic
Air Mail Mishap Over Castaic: Pilot Parachutes to Safety • News Reports, 10-26-1927.
11-18-1930: Pacific Air Transport Mail Plane Crash Near Gorman
LW2998 - Interrupted Mail: Letter (Envelope) Recovered from Fatal Plane Crash, 11-18-1930
1-29-1932: Century-Pacific Airliner Crash Near Lebec
LW3288 - Plane Crash Kills All 8; Future Sheriff Biscailuz, Future Gen. Hap Arnold Direct Weeklong Search. 3 Views.
11-15-1934: Pilot Survives Airmail Plane Crash
AL2078 - Airmail Crash Near Newhall, Photo 11-18-1934.
11-17-1934: 4 Sightseers Killed in Follow-On Crash
lw2885 - 4 Killed in Plane Crash While Searching for Plane Crash, 11-17-1934.
12-27-1936: United Flight 34: All 12 Killed
Plane Crash in Rice Canyon Kills All 12 • 12-27-1936
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.
LW2897 - Stewardess Yvonne Trego, Plane Crash Victim, Rice Canyon 12-27-1936.
Probe Fails to Reveal Cause of Plane Crash • 1-6-1937
LW2826 - Radio Operator Testifies 1-5-1937.
1-12-1937: Western Air Express Flight 7: Adventurer Martin Johnson, 4 Others Killed
5 Killed in Plane Crash Including Adventurer Martin Johnson • News Reports, 1937.
DS3701 - Boeing 247 Crash on Mt. Piñetos, 2 Views, 1-12-1937.
LW3182 - Rescuers Transport Martin Johnson's Body from Plane Crash Near Newhall, 1-13-1937.
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.
2 Killed in Crash of Light Plane on Ridge Route, News Reports 1937.
5-16-1938: Lockheed Transport Plane Crash, All 9 Killed
LW2680 - Wreckage of New Lockheed Transport Plane, 9 Killed ACME Telephoto 5-18-1938
LW2876 - Wreckage of Lockheed Transport Plane, Casualty ACME Photo 5-19-1938
LW2877 - Wreckage of Lockheed Transport Plane, ACME Photo 5-19-1938
LW2851 - Wrecked Wing of Lockheed Transport Plane ACME Photo 5-19-1938
9 Bodies Found in Wreck of Lost Lockheed Plane News reports, May 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
4 Including Movie Jeweler, Cartoonist Killed in Plane Crash at Newhall Airport News reports, September 1948.
10-28-1949: Crash of Light Plane Kills Pilot, Sparks Brush Fire
9-20-1954: Air Force C-46 Transporting Civil Air Patrol Chaplains Crashes at Saugus Drunk Farm; All Survive
C-46 Cargo Plane Crashes at Saugus Drunk Farm; Civil Air Patrol Chaplains Parachute to Safety 9-20-1954
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
United Airliner Forced Down in Saugus, 12-30-1964 by Larry Westin, 5-29-2012
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
Death on the Set of "Twilight Zone: The Movie" by Alan Pollack, 5-2012
Proximate Cause: Pilot Recalls "Twilight Zone Movie" Tragedy by Leon Worden, 7-23-2013
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
Experimental Plane Crashes in Sand Canyon; 2 Dead SCVTV, 7-18-2009
7-5-2012: TL Ultralight Crashes at Rancho Camulos; 2011 SCV Man of the Year Harry Bell and Copilot Killed
2011 SCV Man of the Year Harry Bell, 89, dies in Light Plane Crash at Rancho Camulos SCVNews.com, 7-5-2012
2-10-2013: Helicopter Crashes at Acton Movie Ranch; All 3 Killed
3 Killed in Helicopter Crash at Acton Movie Ranch SCVNews.com, 2-10-2013
JK0078 - Southern Pacific Train Wreck in Acton, 1967-70.
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.
Helicopter Burns, Crew Badly Injured in 9,300-Acre Brush Fire • News reports, August 1951.
Clampitt Fire, Newhall to the Sea, September 1970
FD5801 - L.A. County Fire: Station 73 Dedication, Newhall, July 1958.
View from Valencia (4 Views), 9-25-1970.
LW2884 - Chatsworth Neighborhood Destroyed, 9-28-1970.
Placerita Canyon (Melody Ranch) Fire, 8-28-1962
Placerita & Val Verde Fires Converge on Melody Ranch, Olive View Sanitarium • Associated Press, 8-28-1962
LW3022 - Oil Tank Burns in Newhall, 8-28-1962.
LW2588 - Olive View Sanitarium on Fire (Circle J / Melody Ranch fire), 8-28-1962.
LW2989 - Man Flees from Placerita Canyon Fire, 8-28-1962.
LW3050 - San Fernando Valley Aerial View, 8-28-1962.
LW2581 - Melody Ranch Fire Devastation, Next Day 8-29-1962.
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.
FD0801 - L.A. County Fire: Station 73, Newhall, 2008.
Station Fire, August-September 2009
Press Conference Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, 8-30-2009.
Acton Community Meeting at High Desert Middle School Unified Command, 9-1-2009.
Press Conference Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, 9-3-2009.
Remembering LACoFD Capt. Ted Hall, Firefighter Arnie Quinones County Digest Special Edition, 2009.
Dedication of Capt. Ted Hall & Engineer Arnie Quinones Memorial Highway SCVTV, 11-15-2010.
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.
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.
Newhall Community Hospital, Est. 1922 • From Brunner's 1940 History.
Newhall Community Hospital Moves to 6th & Spruce Streets • News reports, 1926.
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).
CANYON COUNTY, 1976 & 1978 (and Earlier Secession Efforts)
Rebels With a Cause (with Election Results) • By Jerry Reynolds, 1998.
The Move to Secede from Los Angeles County • By Bob Simmons, California Journal, April 1976.
LW3105 - Canyon County "Yes on F" Campaign Bumper Sticker, 1976.
SCV Leaders Seek Secession from Los Angeles County Over Garbage Issue • News Reports, 2-16-1950.
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 California • CHS 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
LW3017 - Wooden Plow, Spanish Mission Period, Early 1800s. Multiple Views.
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
The Russian-Alaksan Bell from Mission San Fernando at Rancho Camulos News reports, 1923.
The Mysterious Russian-Alaksan Bell from Mission San Fernando at Rancho Camulos by Fr. Zephyrin Engelhardt, O.F.M., 1927.
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.
LW2882 - USPRR/Williamson Expedition (1853): Entrance of Tejon Pass
LW3188 - USPRR/Williamson Expedition (1853): Cañana de las Uvas
LW2883 - USPRR/Williamson Expedition (1853): View of Great Basin from Tejon Pass
LW2143 - USPRR/Williamson Expedition (1853): Geological Map
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.
A Lopez Family Who's Who and What's What by Francisca L. de Belderrain, HSSC 1928.
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.
Culbert Olson, 1939-1943 (Video).
LW2132 - Henry T. Gage, 1899-1903.
Inaugural Address 1-4-1899.
CO7401 - Ronald Reagan, 1967-1975.
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.
AP1316 - Unknown: Mine in Soledad Canyon? ~1910s.
AP1807 - Hydraulic Mining in SCV; Location unknown.
LP9001 - "On Wiley's Road."
AP1714 - Living Christmas Tree.