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San Fernando Valley Oral History Project Collection, 1976-2003

Collection Overview

Title: San Fernando Valley Oral History Project Collection, 1976-2003

Predominant Dates:1976-1995

ID: URB/SFVOH

Creator: Delmar T. Oviatt Library

Extent: 2.54 Linear Feet. More info below.

Arrangement:

Series I: Audio Recordings, 1976-2003

     Subseries A: Digital Audio, 1977-1987

     Subseries B: Audiocassettes, 1976-2003

Series II: Transcripts, 1985-2003

Languages: English [eng]

Abstract

The San Fernando Valley Oral History Project is an effort to capture the history and character of the San Fernando Valley as it has evolved socially, politically, economically, and culturally over the course of its history. Selected topics include agriculture, aviation, banks and banking, chambers of commerce, education, historical sites and buildings, housing and architecture, journalism, law enforcement, livestock, libraries, natural history, parks, pioneer life, transportation, the moving picture industry, ranching, religion, and water issues.

Biographical Note

The Oviatt Library created this collection of materials for study and research.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The San Fernando Valley Oral History Project is an effort to capture the history and character of the San Fernando Valley as it has evolved socially, politically, economically, and culturally over the course of its history. Selected topics include agriculture, aviation, banks and banking, chambers of commerce, education, historical sites and buildings, housing and architecture, journalism, law enforcement, livestock, libraries, natural history, parks, pioneer life, transportation, the moving picture industry, ranching, religion, and water issues.

The collection is divided into two series, Audio Recordings (1976-2003) and Transcripts (1985-2003). Series I, Audio Recordings, is further divided into two subseries: Digital Audio (1977-1987) and Audiocassettes (1976-2003).

Administrative Information

Alternate Extent Statement: 557 MB Digital Audio

Access Restrictions: The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions: Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Original/Copies Note: Digital reproductions of selected items in this collection are available electronically as a part of the San Fernando Valley History Digital Library. For more information please see https://digital-library.csun.edu/.

Related Materials: Northeast Valley Oral History Project

Preferred Citation: For information about citing items in this collection consult the appropriate style manual, or see the Citing Archival Materials guide.

Processing Information: Jessica Geiser, 2014


Box and Folder Listing

Series I: Audio Recordings, 1976-2003Save to your list.
Subseries A: Digital Audio, 1977-1987Save to your list.
Digital Box 1Save to your list.
Item 1: Broadous, Hillary T., 1977 December 22Save to your list.
Item 2: Craig, Mary Jane Green, Part 1, 1987 May 4Save to your list.
Item 3: Craig, Mary Jane Green, Part 2, 1987 May 4Save to your list.
Item 4: Craig, Mary Jane Green, Part 3, 1987 May 4Save to your list.
Item 5: Gensley, John F., Part 1, 1984 March 18Save to your list.
Item 6: Gensley, John F., Part 2, 1984 March 18Save to your list.
Item 7: Gensley, Julianna Townsend, Part 1, 1984 March 18Save to your list.
Item 8: Gensley, Julianna Townsend, Part 2, 1984 March 18Save to your list.
Item 9: Gensley, Julianna Townsend, Part 1, 1985 April 3Save to your list.
Item 10: Gensley, Julianna Townsend, Part 2, 1985 April 3Save to your list.
Item 11: Heitz, Dorothea, Part 1, 1985 December 2Save to your list.
Item 12: Heitz, Dorothea, Part 2, 1985 December 2Save to your list.
Item 13: Heitz, Dorothea, Part 3, 1985 December 2Save to your list.
Item 14: Heitz, Dorothea, Part 4, 1985 December 2Save to your list.
Subseries B: Audiocassettes, 1976-2003Save to your list.
Box 2Save to your list.
Item 1: Affeldt, Dr. John, 1976 March 23Save to your list.
Item 2: Amestoy, Si, 1977 January 24Save to your list.
Item 3: Benson, Phyllis, 1989 May 12Save to your list.
Item 4: Blanchard, Roscoe (Buz), 2001Save to your list.
Item 5: Brooks, Thomas, 1979 June 1Save to your list.
Item 6: Campbell, Stu, 1976 March 8Save to your list.
Item 7: Carson, Louise Weddington, Part 1Save to your list.
Item 8: Carson, Louise Weddington, Part 2Save to your list.
Item 9: Dameron, Celeste, October-December 1989Save to your list.
Item 10: Davis, John N., Part 1, 1989 May 5Save to your list.
Item 11: Davis, John N., Part 2, 1989 May 5Save to your list.
Item 12: Eaton, Bliss (Louis), February 1978Save to your list.
Item 13: Eckberg, Mr. and Mrs. Russell, Part 1, 1984 March 20Save to your list.
Item 14: Eckberg, Mr. and Mrs. Russell, Part 2, 1984 March 20Save to your list.
Item 15: Emma, Elise Johnson, Part 1, 1986Save to your list.
Item 16: Emma, Elise Johnson, Part 2, 1986Save to your list.
Item 17: Erickson, Eugene R., 1976 February 27Save to your list.
Item 18: Farmer, Frank, circa 1985Save to your list.
Item 19: Freistatt, Celia, 1981 April 7Save to your list.
Item 20: Graves, Jess and Queenie Billings, Part 1, 1979 December 14Save to your list.
Item 21: Graves, Jess and Queenie Billings, Part 2, 1979 December 14Save to your list.
Item 22: Graves, Jess and Queenie Billings, Part 3, 1979 December 14Save to your list.
Item 23: Graves, Jess and Queenie Billings, Part 4, 1979 December 14Save to your list.
Item 24: Haines, Gladys Gray, November 1981Save to your list.
Item 25: Harlan, Virley V., Part 1, 1984 April 28Save to your list.
Item 26: Harlan, Virley V., Part 2, 1984 April 28Save to your list.
Item 27: Helms, Jean, 1989 May 16Save to your list.
Item 28: Kirshner, George and Dorothy DawsonSave to your list.
Box 3Save to your list.
Item 1: Lepage, Charles, Part 1, 1985 November 19Save to your list.
Item 2: Lepage, Charles, Part 2, 1985 November 19Save to your list.
Item 3: Lynn, Theodore (Ted), 1989 March 29Save to your list.
Item 4: McCann, William E., Part 1, April 1989Save to your list.
Item 5: McCann, William E., Part 2, April 1989Save to your list.
Item 6: Morse, Virgil F., Part 1, November 1985Save to your list.
Item 7: Morse, Virgil F., Part 2, November 1985Save to your list.
Item 8: Murphy, Jessie, 1981 July 9Save to your list.
Item 9: Nacey, Anna M., 1985 November 27Save to your list.
Item 10: Nylander, Faye, 1989 March 16Save to your list.
Item 11: Paul, Robert, 1989 May 4Save to your list.
Item 12: Pine, Frank, 1977 November 7Save to your list.
Item 13: Pledger, Reverend T.G., Part 1, 1977 December 22Save to your list.
Item 14: Pledger, Reverend T.G., Part 2, 1977 December 22Save to your list.
Item 15: Pogue, Dorothy JohnsonSave to your list.
Item 16: Rooksby, Clara, May 1986Save to your list.
Item 17: Sheridan, Kate Frost, Part 1, 1981 February 25Save to your list.
Item 18: Sheridan, Kate Frost, Part 2, 1981 February 25Save to your list.
Item 19: Short, Clare F., Part 1, 1989Save to your list.
Item 20: Short, Clare F., Part 2, 1989Save to your list.
Item 21: Sloat, Florence M., 1989 November 9Save to your list.
Item 22: Stone, Donald E., Part 1, 1985 November 25Save to your list.
Item 23: Stone, Donald E., Part 2, 1985 November 25Save to your list.
Item 24: Taber, Beverly, December 1985Save to your list.
Item 25: Van Thyne, Robert, 1987 April 7Save to your list.
Item 26: Vickery, Ruth, December 1985Save to your list.
Item 27: Washburn, Dennis, Part 1, 2003 September 27Save to your list.
Item 28: Washburn, Dennis, Part 2, 2003 September 27Save to your list.
Item 29: Washburn, Dennis, Part 3, 2003 September 27Save to your list.
Box 4Save to your list.
Item 1: Whelan, John and Tom Theobold, 1982 January 3Save to your list.
Item 2: Wickersham, Russell and Louise, 1978 January 27Save to your list.
Item 3: Wise, Rabbi Aaron, Part 1, November 1988Save to your list.
Item 4: Wise, Rabbi Aaron, Part 2, November 1988Save to your list.
Series II: Transcripts, 1985-2003Save to your list.
Box 5Save to your list.
Folder 1: Affeldt, Dr. John, October 1995Save to your list.
Folder 2: Amestoy, Si, June 2003Save to your list.
Folder 3: Billings, Queenie, July 1995Save to your list.
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Folder 4: Blanchard, Roscoe (Buz), July 2003Save to your list.
Folder 5: Broadous, Hillary T., August 1988Save to your list.
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Folder 6: Brooks, ThomasSave to your list.
Folder 7: Campbell, Stu, September 1995Save to your list.
Folder 8: Craig, Mary Jane Green, March 1995Save to your list.
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Folder 9: Dameron, Celeste, June 1995Save to your list.
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Folder 10: Davis, John N., November 1995Save to your list.
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Folder 11: Eckberg, Mr. and Mrs. Russell, July 2003Save to your list.
Folder 12: Erickson, Eugene R., September 1995Save to your list.
Folder 13: Freistatt, CeliaSave to your list.
Folder 14: Gensley, John F., June 1995Save to your list.
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Folder 15: Gensley, Julianna T., June 1995Save to your list.
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Folder 16: Gensley, Julianna T., July 1995Save to your list.
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Folder 17: Graves, Jess, July 1995Save to your list.
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Folder 18: Haines, Gladys Gray, July 2003Save to your list.
Box 6Save to your list.
Folder 1: Harlan, Virley V., October 1995Save to your list.
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Folder 2: Heitz, Dorothy, October 1995Save to your list.
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Folder 3: Kirshner, George and Dorothy, June 2003Save to your list.
Folder 4: Lepage, Charles, June 1995Save to your list.
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Folder 5: Lynn, Theodore (Ted), October 1995Save to your list.
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Folder 6: Morse, Virgil F., August 1995Save to your list.
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Folder 7: Murphy, Jessie, April 1995Save to your list.
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Folder 8: Nacey, Anna M., July 1993Save to your list.
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Folder 9: Nylander, Faye, July 1995Save to your list.
Folder 10: Pine, Frank, May 1995Save to your list.
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Folder 11: Pledger, Reverend T.G., 1985Save to your list.
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Folder 12: Rooksby, Clara, May 1986Save to your list.
Folder 13: Sheridan, Kate Frost, June 2003Save to your list.
Folder 14: Sloat, Florence, June 1995Save to your list.
Folder 15: Taber, Beverly, June 2003Save to your list.
Folder 16: Van Thyne, Robert, January 1990Save to your list.
Folder 17: Velez, Carmelo and Angela, August 2003Save to your list.
Folder 18: Whelan, John and Tom Theobald, June 2003Save to your list.
Folder 19: Wickersham, Russell and Louise, July 2003Save to your list.
Folder 20: Wise, Rabbi AaronSave to your list.