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Edith Bonestel Arneill
Full portrait of Edith Bonestel Arneill in a long short sleeved dress with a demi-train. She is standing in a studio in profile with face turned toward the camera. She leans on an upholstered armchair holding flowers in her hands. Photo is mounted.

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Erle Stanley Gardner at Desk
Erle Stanley Gardner dictates into a machine at his desk.

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Wilshire League Club Meeting, 1931
Large panoramic image depicting guests at the Wilshire League Club Meeting in the Fiesta Room, Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles, California. Guests/members appear to all be men. The men are sitting at round tables and there is one long banquet table on…

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Mr. Lincoln, Ventura Avenue Farmer Portrait
Oval, tinted bust portrait of Mr. Lincoln, who was a Ventura Avenue farmer in Ventura, California, according to library records.

Hamilton Diamond Company Store
Closeup exterior view of the Hamilton Diamond Company Store. The store seems to take up at least the bottom floor of a several stories tall building. The second floor seems to advertise Dr. Joseph Bloom, Optometrist. Store is on a corner, double…

Matilija Dam
View of Matilija Dam with R. W. Lefever in the left foreground. Photo is mounted on a buff color board, with "Matilija Dam" handwritten on bottom left.

St. Francis Dam Disaster Aftermath
Bird's eye view of the aftermath of the St. Francis Dam disaster of 1928, looking toward Piru, with mountain range in the background.

Mission San Buenaventura Drawing
Drawing of the front exterior of the San Buenaventura Mission produced for the Tidewater Oil Company. Illustrated in pencil on beige paper, the illustration reads "Mission San Buenaventura" across the bottom.

San Buenaventura Mission and Museum
Front facing view of the exterior of Mission San Buenaventura from across Main Street running in front of it. The building next to the mission church clearly reads "Mission Museum" and a Camino Real bell is visible to the left of the mission steps.…

Distant view of Santa Paula, showing several buildings and farmhouses, as well as fields and some farm animals. Image mounted on cardboard.


Ventura Fire Department, 1900, Portraits
Individual bust portraits of the members of the Ventura Fire Department, 1900. Printed on the image is "Presented by J.H. Scotford, 6 March 1900."
Left to Right, Top to Bottom:
Newby, Ed; Delagere, A.; Briggs, A.D.; Day, M.E.; Bean, John;…

Men in Military Uniform
A row of men in military uniform stand in a row on a street. Uniforms have knee length coats, belts, sashes, and hats .

First Car Owned by Ventura County Sheriff
Four men sit in a car parked on Santa Clara Street in front of the first county courthouse. From image caption, lower left: "First Car Owned by Ventura County Sheriff-- 1906 Stevens Durea-- Left to Right: Dick Hayden, Undersheriff; Bill McGlinchey,…

Fern Fisk Marita portrait
Bust portrait of a young woman, identified Fern Frisk Marita in library records. She is facing and looking at the camera, wearing a high collared blouse and dark jacket.

Native Sons, Native Daughters Headquarters
Group photo of several women sitting or standing on the sidewalk in front of the open doors to a building. One of the building windows reads "Welcome Pioneers" and other other window has writing that is illegible. Library records state: "Native sons,…

Mrs. Frances Bell Portrait
Full studio portrait of Mrs. Thomas (Frances) Bell of Oxnard, wearing a long light colored dress. She is looking at the camera and has one had resting on a faux fence.


Adobe Construction
Adobe construction for Oxnard Sugar Factory housing. Bird's eye view of slabs and a line of trees in background.

Two Workers, Adobe Construction
Two men build adobe houses for Oxnard Sugar Factory housing. A close-up view of one of the houses.

Adobe Construction
Adobe construction for Oxnard Sugar Factory housing. Bird's eye view of slabs and a line of trees in background.

Ojai Valley From Grade Road
Panoramic bird's eye view of Ojai Valley from Grade Road, looking west. Image is mounted. Card attached to photo reads "P212, collection of old photos, 75 to 100 in number."

Janet Scott Cameron Portrait
Bust portrait of Janet Scott Cameron (author, Simi grows up : the story of Simi, Ventura County, California) looking into the camera. Library records indicate this is her high school photo.

Janet Scott With Mother and Sister
Three women identified as Sister, Mother, and Janet Scott Cameron (author, Simi grows up : the story of Simi, Ventura County, California) sitting on the steps of a building. The women are looking to the right of the camera.

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Men, women, and children gather for a group photo under an apricot pitting shed during a day of work. A row of young boys is sitting in the front row.

Roses and Morning Glories
Closeup image of roses and morning glories in a garden. Flowers appear to be growing on a fence or trellis. Photo is mounted.

Main and California Streets, Ventura, California 1875
View of Main and California Streets in downtown Ventura at the corner of California Street looking east, circa 1875. Some businesses are visible on either side of the dirt road running through center of photo.
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