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Author Chris Lukather - William Mellenthin Homes

Author Chris Lukather - Cinderella Homes of Jean Vandruff

Author Chris Lukather - Cinderella Homes of Jean Vandruff

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 The San Fernando Valley grew rapidly after World War II.   William Mellenthin designed his own special brand of home. He is  particularly remembered for his Birdhouse ranch homes, with a cupola or  dovecote built prominently into the roofs of his homes.  Book Cost: $30 each

Author Chris Lukather - Cinderella Homes of Jean Vandruff

Author Chris Lukather - Cinderella Homes of Jean Vandruff

Author Chris Lukather - Cinderella Homes of Jean Vandruff

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  In the 1950s, Southern California tract housing developments filled  the need of a burgeoning population, but they often lacked innovation,  imagination and quality. Designer and builder Jean Vandruff’s charming homes skyrocketed to  popularity, since they exemplified a visionary translation of storybook  magic into appealing new homes buyers could afford.   Book Cost: $30 each 

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Author David Coscia - GROWTH of the Pacific Electric in the San Fernando Valley

Author David Coscia - GROWTH of the Pacific Electric in the San Fernando Valley

Author David Coscia - GROWTH of the Pacific Electric in the San Fernando Valley

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Explore he history of the Pacific Electric from its arrival the San Fernando  Valley in 1911 until its exit in 1952. The book offers a chronicle  of a storied interurban and contribution to the development of the  storied Valley. The 300+ mostly unpublished photos include a color  section."  Book Cost: $60

Author David Coscia - Southern Pacific in the San Fernando Valley - 1876 - 1996

Author David Coscia - GROWTH of the Pacific Electric in the San Fernando Valley

Author David Coscia - GROWTH of the Pacific Electric in the San Fernando Valley

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 The author traces the history of Southern Pacific in the area from the  1850s when it just an idea, the construction of both main lines and the  branch line, the operational history of the railroad, and the end of the  Southern Pacific in 1996.  Book Cost: $90 

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Author Rod Pyle - First On The Moon - 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing

Author Rod Pyle - First On The Moon - 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing

Author Rod Pyle - First On The Moon - 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing

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 In honor of the 50th anniversary of the groundbreaking Apollo 11  mission, this lavishly illustrated book—featuring stunning photographs  and many rarely seen images and documents—tells the incredible story of  the first men on the Moon. Book Cost: $19.99

Author Rod Pyle - First On The Moon - Space 2.0

Author Rod Pyle - First On The Moon - 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing

Author Rod Pyle - First On The Moon - 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing

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 No longer the exclusive domain of government  entities such as NASA and other national agencies, space exploration is  rapidly becoming privatized, with entrepreneurial startups building huge  rocket boosters, satellites, rocket engines, asteroid probes,  prospecting craft, and even commercial lunar cargo landers to open this  new frontier. Research into ever more sophisticated propulsion and life  support systems will soon enable the journey to Mars and destinations  deeper in our solar system. As these technologies continue to move  forward, there are virtually no limits to human spaceflight and robotic  exploration.   Book Cost: $20.99

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Author Crystal Jackson - The Entrance - Pacoima's Story

Author Crystal Jackson - The Entrance - Pacoima's Story

Author Crystal Jackson - The Entrance - Pacoima's Story

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 Crystal Jackson, delivers an authentic and compelling account of one  town’s epic journey through American history. Since our nation’s birth,  Pacoima has been a microcosm of America’s social development and  evolution.Once called Pacoinga, it was sacred Indian land until Spanish  colonization in the late 18th century. Book Cost: $30

Filmmaker Crystal Jackson - Pacoima Stories

Author Crystal Jackson - The Entrance - Pacoima's Story

Author Crystal Jackson - The Entrance - Pacoima's Story

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 Crystal Jackson Productions and BAIT-CAL Films, PacoimaStories: Land of Dreams is written and directed by independent filmmaker Crystal Jackson, whose family came to Pacoima in 1935, Powerful two-hour documentary traces earliest history of Pacoima and the cities incredible growth.  Cost: $19.99