The Mission Viejo Library Collection contains a broad variety of images of the creation of the community and later city of Mission Viejo. Included in the resources are a large number of early community plans and new home brochures, as well as early Mission Viejo recreation activities and community events. Events like "The 4 days of Christmas" and St. Patrick's Day Parades along with images of many of the recreation centers and parks and Lake Mission Viejo are highlighted in the collection, as are sporting events such as a 1976 "Challenge of the Sexes" and 1984 Olympic events held in Mission Viejo. Additionally, examples of the advertising used to promote the community of Mission Viejo, including newspaper and billboard ads, are represented in the collection.
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