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Photograph was edited for publication purposes. San Fernando Valley State College is now California State University, Northridge. Photograph caption dated October 30, 1961 reads "Joan Barber, 21, 8444 Amigo St., Northridge, was crowned Homecoming Queen of Valley State College Saturday night at the school's annual Homecoming dance. Miss Barber, a senior physical education major, will be the college's official hostess throughout the year."