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Monday, June 23, 2014

MUSEUM PREPARES 100 YEARS OF VAN NUYS HIGH SCHOOL EXHIBIT

BUILDING A GREAT MUSEUM FOR THE SAN FERNANDO VALLEY

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of Van Nuys High School, The Museum Community is preparing a special commemoration exhibit about this famous school and its students. We are seeking donations of the following to support this special exhibit:  photographs of students and related events, sports memorabilia (such as football programs), theatrical and graduation programs, recordings,year books and class memorabilia, items related to on-campus and off-campus clubs report cards, pins, trophies, medals, family photographs and scrapbooks. 
If you can volunteer to help on this projects, or to donate artifacts or financial help, contact:
Jerry Fecht - The Van Nuys High School Exhibit
The Museum of the San Fernando Valley 
Plaza De La Cordillera
18860 Nordhoff Street 
2nd Floor 
Northridge, CA 91324
(818) 347-9665

Remember, the artifacts and financial support given to The Museum of the San Fernando Valley are tax deductible.
Here are a couple of examples donated for the Van Nuys High School exhibit thus far:

 "Vanettes" letter - Van Nuys High School Music Department - 1959 - Courtesy of Janne Fecht

 Van Nuys High School Girls Athletic Association letter - 1959 - courtesy of Janne Fecht

 
 Pins on the pocket of a Van Nuys High School Girls Athletic Association sweater 1959.  The middle row has Girl Scouts and "Brownies" pins." Courtesy of Janne Fecht - Sweater pins were considered a measure of a girl's popularity.
1944 Van Nuys High School class sweater that delonged to Daisy Lee Moseley. Made by Criterion Mills. Donated to The Museum of the San Fernando Valley from Ellen Carpenter 2014.

 1939 Van Nuys High School class sweater

 Spring 1958 "D'Artagnans" Van Nuys High School class sweater. Courtesy of Janne Fecht 2014.

1 comment:

mrpostcard@charter.net said...

Thank you for your donations everyone, they are priceless.