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Main Street Ventura Looking East, 1925-1930
Looking east on Main Street in downtown Ventura, CA. Large building on left is the Union National Bank, later replaced by Security Pacific Bank. Hotel De Leon visible at right of image with Chestnut Street just past the hotel. A restaurant or café…

Bank of America Building, Oxnard
Original Bank of America building on A Street in Oxnard. It appears to be located on a corner. Cars are parked in front of building.

View of Pagoda, Masonic Temple, and Oxnard Hotel from Plaza Park
View of Masonic Temple on left, Oxnard Hotel and Plaza Park Pagoda ion right, as seen from the middle of Plaza Park in Oxnard.

Southeast Corner of 5th and A Streets, Oxnard
Image of a vacant building on the southeast corner of 5th and A Streets. Man standing in the shade under building awning. Street is empty except for a parked car on the far right of the image.

First National Bank, Oxnard
First National Bank in Oxnard on 5th and A Streets. Two story building with rows of windows on the side. Four large pillars adorning the front entrance. Four cars parked on the side of the building, three cars parked along the front entrance. A man…

Oxnard Masonic Temple
Image of Oxnard Masonic Temple on 5th and C Streets taken from Plaza Park. Palm trees, grassy area, and park benches visible in the foreground with building in the background.

Ventura County Jail, Exterior Front and Side View
Exterior view of the Ventura County Jail, taken from the driveway leading up to the jail, driveway visible in foreground. The jail was on Poli Street in Ventura, CA. There is a man walking toward the jail on the right side of the image.

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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…

Mercer's Garage
Mercer's Garage exterior front and side of building located on a corner. Two autos parked at curb in front and on side of garage. Streets in foreground and a utility pole is prominent on the street corner.

Pisgah Grande Buildings
Bird's eye view of of a group of buildings used by members of the Pisgah Grande community. Buildings are abandoned and in disrepair. Dr. Youkam's house is in the upper right.

Image is marked "Proof", as it is from an unpublished book proof.


Group of Buildings at Pisgah Grande
Bird's eye view of of a group of buildings used by members of the Pisgah Grande community. Buildings are abandoned and in disrepair. A dirt road visible.

Image is marked "Proof", as it is from an unpublished book proof.


Post Office, Ventura, Cal. Oval Photograph
Post office, exterior, Ventura printed in an oval shape on a card with printing on left bottom "Post Office, Ventura, Cal." B. T. Williams, attorney, offices upstairs. Men and women are in front of the post office. L to R: #3 Maggie Wilson, worked…

BI Co. Pumping Plant and Water Well
Building housing the pumping equipment with storage tank next to it and on the left is the dirt road lined with telephone poles. Agricultural fields in the background. Caption reads "B.I. Co Pumping plant and water well No 1 Tract 86."

Main Street, Ventura Parade
Bird's eye view of a marching band making its way down Main Street near California Street in Ventura, CA. Three men on horseback follow the band. Several spectators on one side of the street are in the image. Some storefronts are visible, including…

Main Street View, Ventura, 1929
View of a busy Main Street scene looking west from in front of the E. P. Foster Library. There are several parked and driving cars in the scene. Many storefronts are visible, and the Hotel De Leon is prominent on the right side of the image.

Oxnard Sugar Factory
Exterior distant view of the Oxnard Sugar Factory. Image shows a dirt road and what appears to be a railroad track in the foreground. There are also two figures standing in the foreground facing the factory. Factory buildings are in view, as well as…

First National Bank, Santa Paula
Exterior view of First National Bank in Santa Paula. The building sits on a corner (West Main and southwest corner of Mill). Adjacent to the bank is a bakery and confectioners at 102 West Main. There is a horse and carriage in front of the bank. Two…

St. John's Seminary and College postcard
Exterior front and side view of St. John's Seminary and College, including some of the landscaping around the building.
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Ysoardy Building Stereoscope
Stereoscope of a long one story building on Main Street in Ventura, CA. The building has a long porch where several men are standing and sitting. Building was across from Mission San Buenaventura. Main Street in foreground.

Museum records indicate…

American Beet Sugar Works
American Beet Sugar Works building side exterior view, with train cars in foreground. Smoke pouring out of the smoke stacks visible.

Ventura Fire Department, 1910s
Group photo of men, some in uniform, standing on the street in front of the Ventura Fire Department on the northeast corner of Santa Clara Street and California Street. There are two fire trucks that the men sit in, stand on, or lean on. Part of the…

Oxnard Opera House
Exterior front view of the Oxnard Opera House. Building was located on the west side of C Street between 5th and 6th Streets. Opera House was previously a skating rink called Dreamland. In January 1909, M. W. Hurst, now sole owner began to convert…

Foster Park Intersection and Buildings
Glossy outdoor bird's eye view photograph of Foster Park. Description from library records: "We are looking at Hwy 33 and today's Casitas Vista Rd. Foster Park Market in center of photograph. To the right is Foster Park Café advertising 'Lunches.' A…

United States Post Office, Oxnard 1935 postcard
Exterior view of the post office in Oxnard with cars parked in front of it. It appears to be a one and a half or two story building with a tiled roof. A US flag flies on the left side of the image. Post office is on B Street, seen in foreground of…

Collins-Taylor Building, Ventura
Exterior front and side views of the Collins-Taylor building at the southwest corner of California and Main Streets in downtown Ventura, CA. Bank appears to be three stories and has a rounded corner where the entrance door is. There are some bicycles…
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