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Anacapa Island
Mounted photo of rock formation that forms a hole in the rock, with a man standing on top of the formation on Anacapa Island. Beach between central and western parts of the island. Sand in foreground. Photo is mounted.

Beach Scene, Ventura, Cal. 1908
Beach Scene, Ventura, Cal. 1908. Wharf is in the background, lots of men, women and children are on the beach, as well as horse and carriages.
[Woods, Inc., L.A. Made in Germany. Published for Ventura Drug Co., Ventura, Cal., 164]

Survey of Big Sycamore Canyon and State Highway 101
Map showing Survey of the proposed location of a pier to be constructed at Big Sycamore Canyon and State Highway 101, said pier being located on Lot 2 Section 19 T1S R20W. Survey authorized by Stanley S. and Mary S. Anderson. Shows a portion of…

Greetings from Santa Paula 1905 postcard
This image shows a beach in Ventura county at nighttime. A full moon over the water and reflecting light off the waves along the shore. There is a pier in the background of the image. A man appears to be standing in the shallow waters in the…

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Hueneme, Cal. 1935 postcard
This image shows the beach of Port Hueneme from the side view pointing inland. The ocean waves coming from the right side of the wash over the beach sands. There are some building in the background of the image.

Verso: Typical postcard backside.…

Wimpy and Herb Loading Surfboards on Cart
Shows George "Wimpy" Weston and Herb Case preparing their surfboards to haul at Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. The surfboards are positioned on a small wheeled cart. Wimpy is securing the surfboards with a length of rope. Herb is watching from nearby.…

Boat Beached at Entrance of Ventura Harbor
View of a small boat aground on a beach. One person shown standing at the prow of the boat, a second person on the beach is walking towards the boat. Rocks from a harbor breakwall visible in the background.

Coos Bay Shipwreck Washed Ashore
View of the Coos Bay washed ashore. A team of workers assess the situation.

Library records indicate: The Coos Bay sank off of the pier in 1915, and was thrown up onto the beach following a night of high waves 1947-11-25. Landed on top of an…

Castle Rock
View of the Castle Rock formation near Santa Barbara. Ocean visible to the right of the rock formation.

Ventura Beach
View of Ventura Beach with a rocky slope in the distance. Writing on the photo indicates that the image was taken prior to the coast freeway's construction. Upper left and lower right corners torn off.

Cueva Valdez, Santa Cruz Island
View of a sailboat in the ocean as seen through a natural archway at Cueva Valdez on Santa Cruz Island. Image is framed by the arch.

Dredging to Build Channel Islands Harbor, Aerial View
Aerial view of a dredging boat in the process of dredging prior to the construction of Channel Islands Harbor. Surrounding Hollywood-by-the-Sea buildings, houses, beach visible.

Group of People among Tide Pools
A group of three people are seen exploring tidepools that are at the base of a cliff. Seaside cliff looms large in the background.

Children and Dogs on Beach
Photo captioned "A Study in Black and White" shows two unidentified black children on a beach. Each child holds onto a dog by the leash. One child looks at the viewer and the other looks off to the right. The children wear regular clothing, not…

Port Hueneme Commercial Entrance Aerial Photo
Glossy aerial photo of entrance to Port Hueneme Commercial
Harbor. View extends out past the Port Hueneme Pier on one side and the Oxnard beaches on the other. Extensive mountain range from the coast inland also in view.

Seascape
Seascape showing waves lapping the shore of a beach. A shoreline wraps around the water in the distance. Mountains in the far distance. Sky is very cloudy, with some sunlight making it through.

Strand Citrus Label Postcard
Citrus label for Strand brand lemons. Image of an ocean with many boats, a beach with swimmers and sunbathers, and buildings surrounding the ocean and beach. Mountains in the background. Reads "Strand Brand; Ventura County Lemons; Seaboard Lemon…

Oil Derricks at End of Pier
Image showing derricks at end of a pier. Image shows ocean in the foreground and pier mid-image. Museum records indicate: "Mobil Pier 'Ferguson' Lease (offshore area) derrick at end of pier are Honolulu Oil Co. - 22 width." On white cardboard with…

Young Women at the Beach
Four young women pose for a photo at the beach. Standing in calf high water are (l-r): Maria Sanchez, Pilar Gurrola, Refugio Sanchez. They all wear dark colored one piece swimsuits. Concha Guerrero sits in the water in front of them in a swimsuit…

Pipe Outlet to Ocean
View of the ocean with a pipe outlet to the ocean. A long black pipe curves up to the left of the frame with water exiting from the pipe into the ocean. A surfer holding a surfboard stands knee-deep in the waves.

Channel Islands Aerial View
Aerial view of most of Channel Islands Harbor. Marina, channels clearly visible as well as entrance to Channel Islands Harbor.

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…

Dick Gould and Dorothy Durfee as Children on Beach
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.

Max Riave and Others at Rincon Beach
A group of 5 adults and one toddler sit on blankets under umbrellas on the beach. (L-R) Harry Mendel, Max Riave, Kandy Riave, Clara Mendel, Ruth Riave, Abe Sura (?) Singer (??). Mendel and Singer are wearing shirts, ties, and pants. Riave is…

Inadomi Siblings at the Beach
This image shows George, Jean, Kiyo, and Iris Inadomi on the beach in either Oxnard or Ventura. There is a dock or a pier in the background.
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