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A Brief History of Tiffany’s

As you walk through Valley Relics Museum, many items stand out. For a few theater buffs, the bright glow of seven particular letters stands out the most. Hard to miss but easy to enjoy, T-I-F-F-A-N-Y glows overhead as a fine reminder of another one of LA's lost treasures; the Tiffany Theater. The Tiffany Theater opened on...
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John Hertz, respected and famous businessman West Valley Property

William Morris ("Willie") Bioff (1900 – November 4, 1955) was an American organized crime figure who operated as a labor leader in the movie production business from the 1920s through the 1940s. During this time, Bioff extorted millions of dollars from movie studios with the threat of mass union work stoppages and...
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Alfred H. Prince and his family

Did you know that the Valley Relics Museum holds hundreds of rare documents, photographs, ledgers and diaries from the early pioneers of the San Fernando Valley. Here's an example from the town of Lankershim. (North Hollywood)Alfred H. Prince and his family settled in 1893 in North Hollywood. Mr. Prince came to the...
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Councilman Mitchell Englander Visits the SF Valley Relics Museum

Valley Relics Founder/Curator Tommy Gelinas with Councilman Mitchell Englander. I would like to thank councilman Mitchell Englander and his staff for the meet up today at The San Fernando Valley Relics Museum. I would also like to thank the Twelfth District for all the love and support to the museum. Big things to come!...
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