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May Henning School Students and Teachers
Sepia toned panoramic group photo of the students and staff of the May Henning School, built in 1928. Students and teachers sit and stand in front of the school, school building visible behind them. Photograph appears to have been folded at some…

Oil Well and Rig
Glossy photo of an oil well and rig, with a truck parked in view. A railroad track runs along the foreground and right side of image.

Two photos mounted on one cardboard.

Core Trays
Mounted photo of "core trays from one well Ventura Field." Image appears to be identical to 14147 OS.

Rotary Pipe Slips
Glossy mounted close photo of rotary pipe slips. Image appears to be identical to 14149 OS.

Oil Pipe Tongs
Glossy mounted close photo of pipe tongs. Image appears to be identical to 14148 OS.

Oil Worker at Pump Truck
Glossy photo of Halliburton Oil Well Co. yard off Highway 101 in Montalvo. Three trucks in photo in front of building with the following lettering on roof "H O W C O".

Oil Rig Amongst Hills
Glossy photo of oil rig in possibly "Santa Maria area,
Hathaway Lease, south of Orcutt field. Vandenberg over hill behind rig."

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Side view of an oil rig. Library records state: "Shell Oil Co., Taylor Lease looking east. Lee C. Moore Portable Derrick. Possibly Atlantic Drilling Co."

Oil Rig
Closeup view of an oil rig. Library records state: "Shell Oil Co., Taylor Lease looking east. Lee C. Moore Portable Derrick. Possibly Atlantic Drilling Co."

Young Men at Schlumberger Logging Unit
Glossy photo of two young men at Schlumberger Logging Unit. One man stands and is looking to the left of the camera, while the other man sits behind him. The man standing wears a coat or coverall that might read "Chuck" on it.

Young Man Seated at Schlumberger Logging Unit
Glossy photo of young man seated at Schlumberger logging unit (electric logging).

Group Photo, Sun Lumber Company
A group of men (20-30) stand in a row, and a few sit in cars, in front of Sun Lumber Company. Photo taken from across the street from above. The sign on the front of Sun Lumber states "The very best in lumber serving all of Ventura County."…

Group Portrait, Children at a Fillmore School
A group of children stand or lay in the grass at a school site in Fillmore at 7th and B Streets. Carl Elkins is identified as the second child from right, in a dress.

Verso of photo, attached, shows the following names (location of named persons…

Women and Baby in Surf Near Pierpont Pier
Group photo of Henrietta McNeil, baby Lee Mosher and mother (Mabel Mosher), and Rebecca Mosher standing in the surf by Pierpont Pier in Ventura, California. Pier visible in background. Women are in swimsuits and Mabel Mosher wears a swim cap while…

Masonic Gathering
A large group of men, women, children gather in the outdoors and listen to a speaker on a platform in the center of the photos. Some automobiles are visible at top of photo. It is possibly Fourth of July because there are many US flags decorating the…

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Cousins Richard (Dick) and Dorothy play in the sand as children on a beach in Ventura. Dick lays on the ground next to a rope, and Dorothy stands. Both look at the viewer. The shipwrecked Coos Bay is behind them as well as the Ventura Wharf.

American Bee Keepers 1886
Mounted sepia print of several oval portraits of bee keepers, mainly men but there are some women. There are 120 bee keepers with their names printed at the bottom of their photo. Among them is Robert Wilkin, a bee keeper from Sespe, in the middle of…

Mill District School
Exterior view of "Mill Dist. School Ventura Co.", a single story building with a driveway to a parking lot at the building's right and a flagpole in font. Photo corner has the number "-851-".

Oil Spill Off Santa Barbara, 1969
Composite photograph of four images of workers cleaning an oil spill off of Santa Barbara in January of 1969. Images are numbered 5-8.

Oil Spill Off Santa Barbara, 1969
Composite photograph of four aerial images of an oil spill off of Santa Barbara in January of 1969. Images are numbered 1-4.

Crude Oil Processing Equipment
A man in a hat stands in front of "Equipment needed to process crude oil into its components. Re: Gas, kerosene, oil, etc."

Flatbed Truck and Crane
Image showing men working to load drilling casing onto a flatbed truck with a crane. "Flat bed truck and crane used for hauling drilling casing to drill site."

Steam Generating Plant
Steam generating plant showing six boilers to the right of image. "Old type steam generating plant. 6 boilers."

Abandoned Oil Drilling Site
Bird's eye view of old abandoned drilling site, with dilapidated buildings in view. "Presently this type of operation would be cleaned up and wells 'capped' for future use or discard."

Oil Drilling Equipment
A man in a hard hat stands next to oil drilling equipment in the outdoors.
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