CHERISHING OUR VALLEY 2013
Donna Hubbard was a busy woman overseeing the energetic students and faculty of Van Nuys High School in 1936. As principal, she was unlikely to be thinking about the role her community would play in a world wide war in just over four years.
Note: This posting is an example of how seemingly separate artifacts can become evidence toward a larger picture, revealing life in the San Fernando Valley.
Donna Hubbard Principal of Van Nuys High School in 1936
When the Van Nuys High School graduates of 1936 finished their last years of college (if they continued in the ROTC), they would find themselves quickly in harms way.
Civil war in Spain - a Rome Berlin Axis agreement - war between the world's empires simmers.
Van Nuys High School ROTC students 1936