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Large Picnic Gathering
Group photo of a large group of nearly 100 of all ages. Picnic given by Mr. A. Puentener, Verdi (of north Ventura Avenue) for relatives from Switzerland, July 4, 1896.

Junípero Serra Day at Grant Park
Group photo of men, women, and children under the cross at Grant Park in Ventura, Calif. The caption at the bottom of the photo reads "Chief Actors Junípero Serra Day 11\24 '13."

The actors are named but not identified as follows:
J. E.…

Ventura Fire Department on Parade Float
Members of the Ventura Fire Department stand on a decorated horse drawn wagon. Most likely they are ready for the Ventura Street Fair in 1901. Wagon and horses are decorated with US flags and feathers.

Some of the fire fighters are named, but not…

Dedication of Montalvo Bridge
Mounted photograph showing the dedication ceremony for the Montalvo Bridge. Ceremony takes place on the bridge itself, a large crowd is in attendance. A man sits at a drum in the center of the image. Dr. David Mott is speaking (standing on the left…

Ray Prueter, Robert Jennings, and Tom Laubacher at Groundbreaking for Hueneme Harbor Expansion
Group photo of three men each holding on to one of three handles of a shovel that is ready to go into the ground. The men wear suits and ties and are at the Hueneme Harbor. Next to them is a drawing reading "artist's conception future expansion Port…

Children's Parade
Children's parade down Main Street, Ventura. The children stand in a "V" formation holding with one hand what appear to be sheets that have been knotted together to form the "V." In their other hand, they hold US flags high up in the air. More…

Dedication of Pioneer Monument
A large crowd of men, women, and children gather along either side of the Pioneer Monument in Foster Park on the occasion of its dedication on June 9, 1934. The monument is comprised on a bronze plaque on a Sespe brownstone boulder that lists the…

Buena High Graduates Throwing Mortarboards
Buena High graduates stand outdoors celebrating their graduation by holding up their diplomas and throwing mortarboards into the air. Young women appear to be wearing lighter colored graduation gowns than those of the young men. Ventura County…

Gathering to Greet Senator Bard at Southern Pacific Railroad Depot
Bird's eye view of a crowd gathered to greet Senator Bard at the Southern Pacific station in Ventura. There is a band ready to perform holding their instruments, mid image. Pioneer Society banner behind band. Several horse-drawn carriages are in the…

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Panoramic group portrait for the wedding of Mr. and Mrs. Masakatsu Iwamoto. Married in the first wedding conducted at Oxnard Buddhist Church in Oxnard, Calif. in 1931. Bride, groom, wedding party and guests are gathered outside the church for the…

Dedication of Ventura County Court House, 1913
Side view of the dedication ceremony taking place for the Ventura County Courthouse in 1913. Several people stand on the front entrance and side of the building. Chairs are set up in the grass in front of the building with several groups of people…

Waiting for President  Theodore Roosevelt at Ventura Railroad Depot
Groups of men wait for the arrival of President Theodore Roosevelt at the Southern Pacific Railroad Depot in Ventura. The depot looks adorned for the occasion with US flags, stars, and flowers. Sign on the depot reads "San Buenaventura." Tracks are…

Crowd at Santa Paula Depot, 100th Anniversary of Railroad's Arrival
Group photo of a large crowd gathered to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Southern Pacific Railroad coming to Santa Paula. The crowds cheers and watches a diesel engine pull a ceremonial 100th anniversary train into the station. Train in the…

Santa Paula Railroad Centennial Celebration
A large crowd gathers around the outside of the Santa Paula Railroad Station and on the opposite side of the station across train tracks to commemorate the centennial anniversary of the first trains coming through Santa Paula. Railroad tracks run…

Santa Paula Railroad Centennial Celebration
A large crowd gathers around the outside of the Santa Paula Railroad Station to commemorate the centennial anniversary of the first trains coming through Santa Paula. The railroad tracks are in the foreground. Some children and adults are seen…

Mexican Independence Day Float in Fillmore
Float decorated for Mexican Independence Day parade on September 16, 1935 in Filllmore, CA. Member of Círculo Nardo de Los Leñadores stand in front of the float wearing white ruffled dresses. A banner stands between them.

Ruth Sanchez, far left;…

Los Leñadores, Post Parade Group Photo
Five women pose for a group photo after a Mexican Independence Day. The women are members of Los Leñadores. They stand outdoors on a lawn and are all wearing long white dresses with corsages. Second from the right is Maria Sanchez.

Parade Float, Fillmore May Festival
Parade float carrying three children for the annual Fillmore May Festival/Cinco de Mayo parade in 1928. The float has a large ball and one girl sits on the ball while two older children, a girl and a boy, stand on either side of the ball. There are…

Anna and George Inadomi
This image shows Anna Inadomi holding her infant son, George. They are posing for their picture in front of a parade float that has been created by the Inadomi Store for the Fillmore parade.

Inadomi Store Parade Float
This image shows a parade float made by the Inadomi Company Store for the Fillmore parade. Parade float reads "Fillmore First" in front.

Kiyo Inadomi  at May Day Parade
This image shows Kiyo Inadomi posing beside a bicycle, a tricycle, and a wagon that have been decorated in celebration of Oxnard's May Day Parade.

Inadomi Sisters at May Day Parade
This image shows Iris and Kiyo Inadomi posing for a picture with a doll in a decorated stroller. They are dressed up in celebration of Oxnard's May Day Parade.

Inadomi Sisters at May Day Parade
This image shows Iris and Kiyo Inadomi posing for a picture with a doll in a decorated stroller. They are dressed up in celebration of Oxnard's May Day Parade.

First Confirmation Service, Buddhist Church of Oxnard
This image shows the participants of the first confirmation service at the Buddhist Church of Oxnard posing for a group photo in front of the Church building. This confirmation service was conducted by His Eminence the Renshi Shojo Ohtani of Hompa…

Buddhist Church of Oxnard Parade Float
This is an image of Buddhist Church of Oxnard members posing in front of a decorative parade float. The children wear Japanese clothing.
(l-r): Miyoko Takeda, Hideko Mikuriya, Ayako Tagami, Kimi Hashimoto, Mitzie Kanamori, Chiyeko Mikuriya, Masako…
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