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Edith Hobson Hoffman, Childhood Portrait
Bust oval portrait of Edith Hobson as a girl. She is wearing a plaid dress and she is looking to the right of the camera.

Old Boney Mounty and Surrounding Chaparral image 1
Two negative images. Library records state: "There are
2 distinct consecutive images on this one negative of "Old Boney Mountain" and surrounding chaparral.

Hobson Brothers Packing Company Parade Float
Snapshot of a parade float in a fourth of July parade for the Hobson Brothers Packing Company. Image shows a man dressed in a white apron and hat, probably a butcher, sitting on the side of the float. Sign on the float cannot be seen completely but…

St. Paul's Episcopal Church Decorated for Hobson-Hoffman Wedding
Interior view of St. Paul's Church in Ventura decorated with flowers, ribbons and/or tulle for the marriage of Edith May Hobson and Walter Henry Hoffman Jr. Shows the center aisle of the church leading up to the altar with the decorated pews in view.…

St. Paul's Episcopal Church Decorated for Hobson-Hoffman Wedding
Interior view of St. Paul's Church in Ventura decorated with flowers, ribbons and/or tulle for the marriage of Edith May Hobson and Walter Henry Hoffman Jr. Shows a close up view of the altar.

A. L. Hobson and Tom Mix at the Ventura County Fairgrounds, 1921
Profile view of A.L. Hobson and Tom Mix on horseback at the Ventura County fairgrounds, 1921. Ferris wheel in the background.

View of Newbury Park, Conejo Grade, and Janss Mall
Aerial view looking toward Newbury Park and the Conejo Grade. Janss Mall, Thousand Oaks visible in foreground. Ventura Freeway is at left.

Hobson Brothers Feed Lot Group Photo of Five Men
Group photo of 5 men on horseback, looking toward the camera. Location is the Hobson Brothers feed lot in El Rio near present day (2021) Highway 101 and Rose Avenue. There are numerous cows and more men on horseback and other men working in the…

Hobson Brothers Feed Lot Group Photo
Group photo of men on horseback forming a straight line, looking toward the camera. Location is the Hobson Brothers feed lot in El Rio near present day (2021) Highway 101 and Rose Avenue. There are numerous cows and a couple of buildings in the…

Ortega Adobe Exterior
Snapshot of the Ortega Adobe. View from the northwest.

Ortega Adobe Exterior
Snapshot of the Ortega Adobe. View from the east looking at the front porch. Adjacent buildings visible in background.

Stagecoach Road on the Conejo
Stagecoach Road on the Conejo grade. Two images, one of the images shows the road with arrows winding along the side of the mountain. Library records state "The remains of the first wagon road down the Conejo Grade."

Drill Holes for Explosives on Boulder
Library records state: "One hundred-ten years after Thompson's powder monkeys blasted their way up the west slope of the Santa Susana Pass, the drill holes for black powder are still plainly visible. Stan Taylor (Principal of Abraham Lincoln School…

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Library records state: "The last remaining segment of the Butterfield Grade on the north side of the summit, now used for a farm implement road." Image shows a grassy road leading uphill.

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Butterfield Grade
Library records state: "The Butterfield Grade came thru the saddleback at the left of center of the picture and swung around to the right following the contour of the hills and reached the Santa Rosa Valley at the present school house [Santa Rosa…

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"The Adobes" Near Somis
Photograph mounted on cardboard depicting a group of people in front of "The Adobes" Las Posas near Somis. These were destroyed by the railroad in summer of 1899. Bottom of photo at right reads "Obiol residence", but this is incorrect.

View of Somis From Camarillo
Photo states "Looking toward Somis from church tower in Camarillo." There is a grouping of business and residences in the foreground of photo and vast scenery of Somis in the background consisting of field. A road runs from the foreground to the…

Site of Somis, Logan Kennedy in Foreground
A large field with horse and/or mule teams pulling wagons and/or agricultural equipment are in the scene. Mountains are visible in background and Logan Kennedy dressed in a suit in hat walks in the foreground.

Southern Pacific Railroad Cut Near Somis, 1904
Southern Pacific Railroad cut, east of Somis. Railroad tracks are laid in a ditch between embankments. There is fencing along the land on the sides of the tracks.

Somis School
Photo of Somis School from a distance, full building is in view as well as a tall flag pole with a United States flag flying. Children and horses are in view along a fence that appears to surround the school grounds. Writing on photo: "For Artie,…

Somis School
A group of children and a dog stand in front of Somis School, established 1895, which stands prominently in the background. An adult, possibly the teacher, stands at the steps to the school. A sign on the school reads "Somis School 1895." Writing on…

Reverend and Mrs. Kusaraba Baba
The image shows Reverend and Mrs. Kusaraba Baba on the occasion of his 77th birthday. The couple is standing together as they pose outside a white building, probably the Japanese Methodist Church in Oxnard. Mrs. Baba holds a cluster of flowing…

Yanaginuma Wedding Portrait
This image shows Mr. and Mrs. George S. Yanaginuma posing for their wedding portrait. Mrs. Yanaginuma came to Oxnard to live with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Otsuki, who worked for Major Driffel, who was the foreman of the Oxnard Sugar Beet Factory.…

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This image shows George S. Yanaginuma standing at the center between Mr. Narita (kneeling) and Mr. Suzuki, (standing) who are wearing full Kendo fencing gear. Visible at the right bottom of the frame is a young M. Kitahara. The image shows a side…

Kendo - The Way of the Sword
This image shows George S. Yanaginuma, center, posing with Mr. Narita and Mr. Suzuki, who are dressed in full Kendo attire. The image is a full view group photo. The side exterior of the Methodist Episcopal Mission is visible.
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