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Ruth Ventura Zapf Riding Pony
Shows Ruth Ventura Zapf as a young girl riding a spotted pony. The pony is standing next to wooden building lined with shrubs.

Museum records include note that the photographer owned the pony and went door-to-door soliciting photographs.

Charles Zapf Sitting with Schnaps the Dog
Shows Charles F. Zapf sitting in the backyard of 57 N. Laurel Street. His pet dachshund, Schnaps, is laying on his lap. Garden beds and shrubbery visible in background.

Mr. Dawsen and Dog in Garden
Shows Mr. Dawsen and a spotted dog sitting on the ground beside newly planted plants. Dawsen is wearing a white shirt and overalls. He is leaning back on one hand and is looking at the dog. Wooden stakes are in the ground next to the…

Unloading Lumber on Ventura Wharf, 1874
View of lumber being unloaded from a ship at Ventura Pier. Three horse-drawn carts wait on the wharf. A large pallet of wood is being moved from the ship to the carts. It appears blurry as though in motion. The masts of the ship are visible behind…

Anna Borchard Kellner and Sheep on the Conejo
View of Anna Borchard Kellner shepherding a flock of sheep in the Conejo area. Kellner is standing at the back of the flock, and is not visible in detail. Farmland and mountains visible in background.

The Rodeo or Round-Up
Drawing showing men on horseback, corralling cattle. Two men are in the center of the image. Man on left is holding a lasso and facing away from viewer, and is wearing a Mexican-style poncho. Man on right is shown wearing a jacket and bandana, and is…

Surdam and Aides in Fourth of July Parade, Santa Paula
Group photo of men on horseback. Possibly R. D. Surdam and aides ready for the Santa Paula Fourth of July Parade. Trees and buildings visible behind the men.

Cat Dressed in Baby Clothes
A short-haired tabby cat dressed in what appears to be baby clothes. The cat seems to be content. It is seated on a chair with a pillow behind it.

Ventura Street Fair Parade, 1900
Parade scene on Main Street in Ventura during the Ventura Street Fair, 1900. Storefronts and tents for fair vendors are visible behind large crowd watching the procession. Parade float passing crowd is pulled by two white horses. Six men dressed in…

Ventura Street Fair Parade, 1900
Parade scene on Main Street in Ventura during the Ventura Street Fair, 1900. Storefronts and tents for fair vendors are visible behind large crowd watching the procession. Parade float passing crowd is pulled by two white horses. Six men dressed in…

Carmen Camarillo Riding in Fiesta Parade
Carmen Camarillo and two unidentified men riding horseback during the Fiesta Parade on State Street in Santa Barbara. Carmen is riding a Camarillo White Horse, the two men are riding dark-colored horses.

Melanie Allred and Freddie the Goat
Portrait of Melanie Allred posed with her goat "Freddie," the grand champion Anglo-Nubian goat at the Ventura County Fair. Tom Pugliese on left and Plinky Mier on right. Freddie is wearing a floral cape. Signs in background for 4-H and Ventura County…

Frank Howard's Team Leaving Town for the Oilfields, Fillmore
View of four men, possibly including Frank Howard, standing atop a carriage hitched by six horses.

Writing on picture: "Hauling up Sespe."

Gillibrand Family of Simi Valley
Group portrait of the Gillibrand Family sitting in front of a wooden building. A child seated in the center holds a small dog.

Mrs. Eaton and Her Pet Chickens
View of Mrs. Eaton wearing a prairie dress and bonnet feeding her pet chickens. There are at least five chickens visible in a variety of colors. Behind Mrs. Eaton is a small shed, possibly a coop. A field is visible in the background.

Mathie Brewing Company Wagon
Street scene in Hueneme. Man wearing a work apron sitting on a horse-drawn buckboard wagon. Writing on buckboard reads, "1834-1856 E. Main St. The Mathie Brewing Company" Behind man is the Oxnard Winery and Distillery and a saloon. A spotted dog is…

Sheep Grazing on a Hillside in Simi Valley
Sheep grazing on the side of a hill. Several trees dot the landscape with more trees and brush at the top of the hillside. There is a road cut along the lower part of the hill.

Colony House
Front exterior view of a two-story, wooden colony house, with awning-covered front porch. A wire and wood fence is visible in front of the house. An unidentified figure and horse stand to the right of the house.

Library records indicate Simi…

Sheep Grazing North of Ventura
View of a herd of sheep grazing on a hilltop as three shepherds watch.

Library records indicate: "Hills north of Ventura when sheep raising was quite an important industry prior to 1900."

Sheep Shearing
Birds-eye view overlooking a ranch. There are several pens housing sheep. In one of the pens there are ranch hands shearing sheep. Pens are surrounded by fields and trees where three horses are grazing. Hills and mountains visible in background.

Harry Barnett and His Horse
Full portrait of Harry Barnett and his horse, Zornbro Nutt. Harry stands in front of the horse, looking at the horse holding the horse by the bit. Both are in profile, but Zornbro Nutt is looking at the viewer.

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Raccoon on Balustrade
Portrait of a raccoon on a balustrade in a portrait studio. Raccoon peers at the viewer.


Sheep Round Up on Santa Cruz Island
Large group of sheep at last coming into the main ranch barnyard at the end of a round up. A cloud of dust rises up above them. A trio of men on horseback follow the sheep. Windmill, hills, and trees in background.


Sheep Herding on Santa Cruz Island
Bird's eye view of sheep being driven across the barnyard toward the shearing shed. The end of a round up. Dust fills the air behind the group of sheep. In the background are several buildings, horses, and stacks of hay.


Billiwhack Stock Farm Dairy Truck in Parade
A dairy truck from Billiwhack Stock Farm in a parade. Truck is leading prized bull Prince Aagie, seen on the left of image behind the truck. Two men in dairy uniforms hold a large banner announcing Prince Aagie just behind the truck. Truck reads…
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