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Group Photo in Front of A. Gandolfo's Store
Group photo of men and women on the sidewalk under porch in front of A. Gandolfo's Store on Main and Figueroa Streets in Ventura, CA. Sign in front of the store reads "A. Gandolfo Wines, Liquors, Cigars, & Provisions." Brick wall on one side of the…

J. Feraud's Grocery Store
Exterior view of J. Feraud's Grocery store on the corner of Main Street and Ventura Avenue in Ventura. It is a brick building with many windows and a large mural on a side wall advertising "Recruit Cigars. Best nickel cigar in the world." Men and…

B & F Café
Exterior shot of B & F Café with 2 people in doorway, a man and a woman. Sidewalk in front of café visible as well as some of the adjacent businesses. Advertisements for various products are on the café windows and on the side of the building.

Ventura Airpark
Black and white photograph with writing printed on the photograph. Image is an aerial view of the Ventura Airpark with beach in foreground and mountains in background. Printing reads "Fly with the Flying Red Horse" along with a Pegasus logo, and…

Tomio Yeto in Doorway of His Store
Tomio Yeto stands in the doorway of his store in Saticoy, Yeto Market. The doors to the market are closes except for a small opening where Tomio stands. Tomio smiles at the viewer and wears a white apron. There is an address "1223" above where Tomio…

Tomio and Utako Yeto in the Yeto Market, Saticoy
Interior view of the Yeto Market in Saticoy. A man (Tomio Yeto) and a woman (Utako Yeto) stand inside the store among shelves and racks of groceries. A banner displaying prices hangs across the store. Some words on banner in Spanish. Tomio stands…

Santa Cruz Island Excursions Advertisement
Copy of advertisement for Santa Cruz Island excursions from Eaton's Pelican Bay Camp, Captain and Mrs. Ira K. Eaton, Proprietors. Weekend excursions leaving Stearns Wharf Santa Barbara, charter parties, and camping are advertised. The address is…

Lee Phillip's Grocery Store & Post Office
Portrait of an unidentified man standing on the porch of a small wooden building with a sign that reads "Sespe-Post-Office". There is an advertisement for "Shaw's Soda Water" under the Post Office sign. The man appears to be in some sort of uniform.

Continental Oil Company, San Miguelito Oil Field
View of San Miguelito Oil Field, with a Continetal Oil Company sign at the entrance. There is a railroad track in the foreground, oil tanks and equipment visible, and a hillside dotted with oil derricks along in the background. A Conoco motor oil…

La Mexicana Market Interior
Interior view of Sanchez Brothers Mexican Mercantile (which later became La Mexicana Market) with Carlos Sanchez, left, and Arnulfo Sanchez, right, standing in the center of the store. Walls displaying merchandise and counters full of products…

Ventura Airpark
Black and white photograph with writing printed on the photograph. Image is an aerial view of the Ventura Airpark with beach in foreground and mountains in background. Printing reads "Fly with the Flying Red Horse" along with a Pegasus logo, and…

Corner of Oak and Main Streets, Ventura sepia
View of advertisement for John Calvin Brewster's photography studio at the corner of Main and Oak Street in Ventura. There are many men gathered around the advertisement which contains sample photographs and is adorned with US flags. Above and to the…

H. G. Bennison's Blacksmith Shop
H. G. Bennison's Blacksmith Shop in Santa Paula in 1911. Two men stand in the open door. Many signs and advertisements Shop located on southwest corner of 10th and Main Streets. Much of Bennison's work was repairing wagons and shoeing horses for oil…

Lucy Ruiz
Staged full body portrait of Lucy Ruiz in a dark Victorian gown and a hair band made of red, white and blue lightbulbs which lit up. She is also holding a banner which reads 'T Ruiz. Electrical Supplies' with a bouquet of lightbulbs at the top of the…

Mission San Buenaventura, 1880s
Photocopy of photograph 7639, closeup view of Ventura Mission in 1883-1885. [Library records show discrepancy in date, either 1883 or 1885.] Image shows a bird's eye view of the mission, empty lot on the left of the mission, and advertising signs for…

Simon Cohn General Merchandise Store
Outdoor view, photocopy of Simon Cohn's Store-side view. Store was in New Jerusalem-now El Rio. Writing on side of store: "New Jerusalem Simon Cohn, General Merchandise Here Since 1875." "Groceries-Vegetables, Hardware-Tools-Notions-Drugs. Drink…

A. Ruiz Liquor Store
Mounted group photograph of "Uncle Arturo's Liquor store" with many people standing along the sidewalk in front of the liquor store that reads "A. Ruiz" on a sign above the door. "Uncle Tomas" drives a horse drawn buggy parked in front of the store.…

Mrs. Inadomi With Children
This image shows Mrs. John K. Inadomi posing with her children Chiyeko and Tazuko Inadomi. They are posing in front of a parade float that was created by the Inadomi Department store for a parade in Fillmore, California.

Inadomi Department Store Parade Float
This is a full side view of a float that has been created by the Inadomi Department Store for a parade in Fillmore, California. The elaborate float is parked on the street in front of the Inadomi Department Store. Other storefronts that are visible…

Max Riave Next to Notary Public Sign
Max Riave stands next to a sign advertising his services. Sign reads "Max Riave Notary Public 482-2660 Have Seal Will Travel." Max gestures toward the sign, smiling at the camera.

Max Riave in Front of Camarillo Mercantile negative
Max Riave (right) stands with another man in front of the store he owned with his wife Ruth, Camarillo Mercantile. Both men are smiling into the camera and are wearing ties and long light colored coats. Behind them, part of the interior of the store…

Las Quince Letras Cafe, Santa Paula
Exterior view of Las Quince Letras Cafe, a restaurant in Santa Paula owned an operated by the Diaz Family. Restaurant sign is clearly visible, flanked by Coca Cola advertising signs.

Babe Ruth Field at Seaside Park
Bird's eye view of Babe Ruth Field at Seaside Park showing the entire baseball diamond and outfield. There are nine visible players on the field in various positions mid game. Residences and other buildings are in the background and advertisements…

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.…

Ventura Fire House Postcard
Photograph captioned "Fire House, Ventura, Cal." Two people stand at the entrance of the fire house, as someone rides toward the entrance on a horse. Mountains are visible in the background. There are houses and buildings on both sides of the fire…
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