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Pioneer recalls Valley as 'Spread of Nothing
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Photograph article dated March 11, 1948 partially reads, "Traffic in San Fernando Valley is thicker today than it was in 1900 - but the mud was thicker then. So were dust, cactus, sagebrush and jackrabbits. J. A. Elliott, 65, who went broke in real estate and now resides at Olive View, near San Fernando, drove the first automotive truck in this area at that time and his recollections are clear."
1 photographic print :b&w ;18 x 13 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Men--California--San Fernando Valley
San Fernando Valley (Calif.)
San Fernando Valley (Calif.)--History
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs

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