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Portrait of a Man, 1879
Bust portrait of an unidentified man with a mustache and beard, looking to the right of camera--"Compliments of Stephen Bowers, Sta. Barbara, CA. 25 June 1879. Phtg. Hayward & Muzzall. Photographic Artists. Cook's Bldq. State St. Sta.Barbara, CA -…

Jack Powell and Guests at KVEN Party
Shot of Jack Powell and a group of women who all appear to be eating from spoons out of tea cups around a long table at KVEN's "Hilford House Party".

Snow in Grimes Canyon
Group photo of a woman and three men enjoying the snow in Grimes Canyon, Bardsdale.

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Matilija Dam From Afar
View of Matilija Dam from a distance.

Bank of A. Levy
Exterior view of Bank of A. Levy from across the street. People and cars are visible.

Sycamore Tree West of Fillmore on Telegraph Road
View of a very large Sycamore tree on Telegraph Road west of Fillmore. The tree fills up most of the frame.

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Mill Park, Santa Paula
View of a stone building, stone wall, picnic benches and trees at Mill Park in Santa Paula.

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Mill Park, Santa Paula
View of a stone building, picnic bench and playground as well as trees at Mill Park in Santa Paula.

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Grant Park Cross
A view of Grant Park cross looking toward the ocean. View is framed by trees and people can be seen sitting at its base.

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Ventura Senior High School Buses and Drivers
Panoramic view of the front exterior of Ventura Senior High School with six buses and drivers lined up along the front of the school. Bottom captions on either side of photo read: "Chas. E. Day, Supt. of Bus Service" and "Ventura, California March…

Building a Jetty at Ventura Harbor
View of a jetty being lowered into the Ventura Harbor by a crane. A person stands on rocks between the crane on the right of photo and jetty on the left of photo.

Ventura Harbor Marina Patrol Boat
View of the stern of a marina patrol boat as it is docked. Two men stand in the boat while several people stand on the dock and one man leans on the boat. Boat states "Ventura Port District" on stern and "Marina Patrol" on port.

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Ventura Harbor Flooded
A view of Ventura Harbor in a flood with partially sunken boats in view and debris around the docks.

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[User contributed description] This video documents an event that demonstrates the vibrancy, courage, and plight of the Black LGBTQIA+ community and allies.

EVELYN G ALEMAN - TetosProduceOxnard_WearAMask_08162020.mp4
[User contributed description] The video was filmed at Teto's Produce in Oxnard. In the video, the viewer can see that a fruit stand employee is being harassed by a client who refuses to wear his mask in the small shop. The fruit stand has a policy…

OH_KEYS_LUIS_GIO_FINALCUT.mp3
Veteran Luis "Gio" Keys is interviewed about his military service career. Mr. Keys is an Iraq War Veteran.

OH_CAMPBELL_RICHARD_FINALCUT.mp3
Veteran Richard Campbell is interviewed about his military service career. Mr. Campbell served in the military in the late 1980s and was posted along Germany's border with the USSR.

OH_HANKINS_JOHN_FULLCUT.mp3
Veteran John Hankins is interviewed about his military service career. Mr. Hankins is a Vietnam Veteran.

Greetings from Santa Paula postcard
Bird's eye view of Santa Paula residential area with mountains in the background. "Santa Paula" written along the top of postcard and there is a brown border around the image.
[Columbia Publishing, Ojai, CA, T-840; 48127]

Mission Santa Barbara Earthquake Damage postcard
Photo postcard showing earthquake damage to the exterior of Mission Santa Barbara. Debris is covering the front steps. Caption at bottom states: Old Mission, Sta. Barbara Quake, 6-29-25.
[No Publisher Stated, 1]

Chimpanzee from Africa, Jungleland postcard
Photo of a chimpanzee with its mouth open as if calling out sitting in the middle of the grass at Jungleland in Thousand Oaks.
[Mirro-Krome by H.S. Crocker Co., Inc., Los Angeles, Calif.; Color Card Corp., Long Beach, California]

Jungleland Tiger Trainer and Tiger postcard
A tiger trainer, identified as Miss Mabel, stands next to a tiger that is seated on a white stool with a red star on it. Tiger trainer is wearing a yellow shiny costume with a white cape and white thigh high boots.
[Mirro-Krome by H.S. Crocker Co.,…

Jackie the Lion at Jungleland postcard
Jackie the Lion stands with mouth open in the middle of a grassy field at Jungleland in Thousand Oaks.
[Mirro-Krome by H.S. Crocker Co., Inc., Los Angeles, Calif.; Color Card Corp., Long Beach, California]

Railroad Crossing postcard
Photo postcard of a Railroad crossing, with a woman approaching it on the right of the photo. There are buildings, an open car, and a horse drawn wagon in the background. There is writing on the front of the postcard and it is addressed to Mrs.…

Oxnard, California Postcard
Closeup view of three boats docked at Channel Islands Harbor in Oxnard, with a lighthouse in the background to the left.
[Columbia Publishing, Ojai, California, T-271]
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