Glass Plate Negatives

Title

Glass Plate Negatives

Description

Over 500 glass plate negatives with images of Ventura County are presented. These include works of John Calvin Brewster, first resident photographer during 1874–1909, Waldo F. Dingman, Sr., in Ventura 1911–1955, and others.

Creator

Museum of Ventura County © All rights reserved.
Contact the museum library for information regarding reproductions.

Date

Circa 1800s to 1900s

Coverage

California
Ventura County (Calif.)

Collection Items

Carnegie Library and Protestant Church buildings.
One glass plate negative with two photographs

House on Poli (?)
House with palm trees and evergreen tree. Possibly on Poli Street. One glass plate negative.

Man with rifle(?) in front of house
Man leaning on either long handled farm implement or rifle, standing in front of house with picket fence. Mountains in the background.

Ventura High School
Ventura High School (now Cabrillo Junior High)

Orchard and farm house with mountain backdrop
Trees in foreground, orchard in middle ground, mountains in background.

Ventura High School
Ventura High School (now Cabrillo Junior High)

Peirano building on Figueroa
Peirano building on Figueroa, family home

Clarence Chrisman
Clarence Chrisman in carriage in front of house.

Ventura Main Street Bridge construction
Construction of Main Street Ventura River bridge with scaffolding and construction worker.

Parade on Ventura Main Street
Parade on Main Street in Downtown Ventura. Crowds line the street with procession down the middle. Storefronts.

Ventura Parade
Parade between Oak and California, looking West, Ventura. Procession of vehicles and riders on horses, buildings draped in flags.

Ventura High School
Ventura High School (now Cabrillo Junior High) circa 1920s

Ventura High School
Ventura High School (now Cabrillo Junior High) circa 1920s. Houses and hillside in background.

House at Chestnut and Poli Streets
View of side of house, including porch and yard with trellis and climbing vines.

Parade on Main Street, Ventura
Parade on Main Street between Oak and California Streets, Ventura, California. [Note banner of the Native Sons of the Golden West]

Ventura farms and houses with hills
View of hillsides with road and houses in foreground

Ewing home
Ewing home, NE corner either Poli St. and Chestnut or possibly Poli and Catalina Streets

Children and baby carriage
Children and baby carriage on lawn in front of street scene and church

Ventura Main Street Bridge construction
Construction scene with scaffolding.

Lagomarsino Opera House
Lagomarsino opera house (and house) on Santa Clara Street, built 1884.

Man Standing in Front Yard
House with man standing in front yard.

Dining Room in a House
Dining room in a house .

House with Family in the Front Yard
House with family in the front yard.

House with Women in the Front Yard
House with women in the front yard.

Ventura County Courthouse and Elizabeth Bard Memorial Hospital
Ventura County Courthouse and Elizabeth Bard Memorial Hospital.
View all 545 items