The Photo Friends of the Los Angeles Public Library wants to digitize tens of thousands of historic images from the Valley Times Collection.

Published daily from 1946 – 1970 and featuring innovative photo spreads unlike any other paper in the region, the Valley Times produced a pictorial treasure trove of the San Fernando Valley’s history during its most dynamic period of growth.

Learn more on these pages, and help us meet our goal!

Founded in 1990, Photo Friends is a nonprofit, all-volunteer organization dedicated to preserving and promoting the Photo Collection of the Los Angeles Public Library (LAPL).