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Conejo Grade, Coast Highway, Los Angeles to Ventura & Santa Barbara, California postcard
Bird's eye view of the Conejo Grade. Postcard reads "Conejo Grade, Coast Highway, Los Angeles to Ventura & Santa Barbara, California."
[Western Publishing & Novelty Co., Los Angeles, Calif., 847 & 104181]

Small Home, Berylwood
Elevated, exterior view of a home, possibly belonging to a Chinese American man, on Thomas Bard's Berylwood estate in Port Hueneme. The home is one story tall, with a covered entrance. Grove of pine and eucalyptus trees grow around the building. A…

ABD Storage Area
Bird's-eye view of the ABD storage area. Shows men working among stacks of crates and pallets. Train visible in foreground. Copy from CBC (Construction Battalion Center) Library.

ABD Storage Area
Bird's-eye view of the ABD storage area. Shows men working among stacks of crates and pallets. Copy from CBC (Construction Battalion Center) Library.

Bird's Eye View of the Ventura Street Fair, 1901
Bird's eye view of the Ventura Street Fair. Crowds of people fill the street. A Maypole with children dancing around it is visible in the foreground. Also visible is a stage with carpet leading to the Fair's Queen and her court. Storefronts are…

"Echo Point," W. J. Richardson Ranch
Birds-eye view of the W. J. Richardson Ranch in Moorpark. Barn, farmhouse, windmill and other structures visible. Hillside visible in the background.

View of Ventura
View of Ventura taken from the hill behind the Mission. Principally between Palm and Oak Streets, lumber yard is about 150 feet east of the Mission.

View of Ventura
A view of Ventura from the hill behind the Mission.

Library records include note: "Mission in foreground, Santa Clara House at far right. Court house is about in center, surrounded by trees, only the roof visible. This picture is probably later…

View of Ventura Residential District
View of Ventura, looking southeast from a hilltop. First street ahead is Oak Street. Cacti visible on hilltop. Pacific Ocean is visible to the right.

Library records include note: "The Ventura Library was first located 1874-75 on the second floor…

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.

Bird's Eye View of Ventura Coastline with Pier
Bird's-eye view of Ventura and the coastline with the Ventura Pier in the background. Library records indicate that the view is from the southeast at Palm Street.

Pier and Coastline view, San Buenaventura
A panoramic view of the Ventura pier and coastline, boardwalk, rail line, wooden buildings, a ship is in the ocean. There is a handwritten note in the top right corner "Photo made before --- fill --- of -- beach before --- of 1914"

Ventura, Bird's Eye View
A bird's eye view of Ventura viewed from the hill near the reservoir. The Rose Hotel can be seen on the right side of the photograph. The ocean is visible in the background. Channel Islands can be viewed in the distance.

Bird's Eye View of Main and Palm Streets, July 4 Parade
Bird's eye view from Main and Palm Streets of the Fourth of July Parade in Ventura. Spectators are standing along the street and in storefronts, horse-drawn carriages and horses in the street.

Hill School and Santa Clara House, Bird's eye view
Birds Eye view of Hill School and Santa Clara House in the lower left of the image. The ocean is visible in the background.

Library records indicate that Santa Clara House is "now Poinsettia Hotel."

Bird's Eye View of San Buenaventura, Cal 1877
Mounted photograph of map. Photo is black and white, original map is in color. Map is number M0230, available to view here. Shows view of Ventura in 1877, with a view "From the Bay, Looking North" as written along the bottom of the map. Ships, wharf,…

Torrey Canyon
Mounted photograph showing a bird's eye view of oil wells, buildings, and equipment at Torrey Canyon.

View from Cross at Grant Park, Ventura
Bird's eye view of Ventura extending out to the pacific ocean taken from pathway in Grant Park near Serra's Cross. Cross is in the right foreground and the Ventura Pier is in the distant left. 3 copies of photos in library.

Ventura County Oil Fields
Bird's eye view of a road running through the middle of oil fields, with derricks, storage tanks, and buildings visible on either side of the road. Museum records describe this as "Ventura County Oil Fields", but do not specify exact name.

Ventura County Jail, Exterior View
Sepia toned bird's eye view of the Ventura County Jail. There are two men on the front steps and a car parked on the right of image. Jail is a two story building surrounded by hills, on Poli Street in Ventura, CA. A man in white stands in one of the…

Buildings of Russell Ranch Headquarters
Bird's eye view of the buildings of he Russell Ranch Headquarters, Conejo. Buildings are surrounded by land dotted with trees. Currently this is under Westlake Lake (2022).

Ventura View from Hills near San Buenaventura Mission
Bird's eye view of Ventura extending out to the ocean from hills behind the San Buenaventura Mission grounds. Ventura Wharf in view with a large shipped docked there at left of image. Bottom left of image shows a lumber yard. A large portion of Main…

San Buenaventura Mission, 1870
Bird's eye view of Mission San Buenaventura from southwest direction, showing the adjacent cemetery. There is a wooden fence between the walkway in front of the mission and Main Street, which is made of dirt. A rock wall with tiles along the top…

Ventura Avenue, Circa 1900
Bird's eye view of Ventura Avenue, running along the center of the image. The Avenue has one or two buildings visible. Mountains visible in the background. According to library records: "Above Gosnell house where oil
wells are. Old Notten house -…

Street Scene, Hueneme
Bird's eye view of intersecting dirt roads in Hueneme. Teams of horses and/or mules pull large wagons fill with sacks, possibly grain sacks. Several homes and buildings are in the background, including the residence of Dr. O. V. Sessions. Photo taken…
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