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High School, Central Ave., Looking South, Fillmore postcard
View of a dirt road in the foreground aside a row of tall trees to the left of the road. In the background a highschool can be seen beyond the dirt road. A horse is pictured under the trees to the left. On the right side of the road lies telegraph…

On the Road to Matilija, Ojai Valley, Calif. postcard
View of the road to Matilija through the Ojai Valley. Road is unpaved and lined with foliage. Valley and mountains visible in the background.

[Detroit Publishing Co. ("Phostint" card), 70884]

Ysoardy Building
View of a long one-story building, with group of people standing on the porch for a group picture. Library records indicate, "Bakery and Saloon of Ysoardy where now stands Palace Hotel across from mission." Main Street visible in the foreground.…

Ojai Arcade
View of the Ojai Arcade taken from the street. Some storefronts are visible under the Arcade's archways. The road is unpaved, and a row of early automobiles is parked outside the Arcade. Several trees are growing outside of the archways. Black album…

F. G. Sifford House
The Sifford house located on South Ash Street. A view taken from the street of a two-story wood frame house with stone chimney and two balconies. The street is unpaved.

Ventura Avenue, looking North
A view of Ventura Avenue as a dirt road, looking north. On the left side of the street is a tree-lined fence. A woman and young child are standing on the edge of the road. The site of Avenue School is on the left, out of view. In the background of…

Rose Flour Mill
Exterior view of the Rose Flour Mill on Ventura Avenue. Three story clapboard building with a covered wagon in the street in front and four men sitting or standing on a deck in front of the building, F. A. Orton, J. W. Orr, W. Summers, S. Lennon.

US Cavalry Performing Maneuvers
4 images showing the US Cavalry (several uniformed men on horseback) performing maneuvers on a dirt road. According to library records they camped at Seaside Park in Ventura, Calif.

Road to Santa Paula Mineral Springs, Mustard in Bloom postcard
Fields of mustard plants in bloom are depicted on either side of a dirt road leading to "Santa Paula Mineral Springs." Mountains are visible in the background.

Caption: Road to Santa Paula Mineral Springs, Mustard in Bloom, Santa Paula Canyon,…

Drive, Near Ventura, Cal. postcard
View of an unpaved road with brush and large trees on either side.

[MacGregor Bros., Ventura Cal. (Postcards of Quality, Albertype Co., Brooklyn, N.Y.)]

Ventura County Court House postcard
Looking north on California Street toward the front facade of the Ventura County Courthouse. The street is dirt but there are paved sidewalks on either side. An automobile is parked on Poli Street in front of the building.

[MacGregor Bros.,…

San Buena Ventura Mission, Ventura postcard
A view looking northwest toward the mission from the opposite side of Main Street. The street is not paved. Four men wearing hats are sitting on the building's steps. Part of the Parish House is visible as well as one of the Norfolk Pine…

On Road To Tent City, Ventura, Co., Cal., Matilija Hot Springs postcard
View of a dirt road lined with trees and rocks. Road is heavily shaded by the trees.

Caption: On Road to Tent City, Ventura Co., Cal, Matilija Hot Springs

[Western Card Company, Reedley, Fresno Co., Calif., 4091]

San Buenaventura Mission, 1878-1879
Exterior view of the San Buenaventura Mission circa 1878-1879 around the time Main Street was levelled, according to library records. Main Street visible in foreground. An old arch and fence are at the church's entrance. Two men stand at the…

Arcade, Ojai Avenue, Nordhoff, Calif. postcard
Street view of arcade along Ojai Avenue in Ojai. Road appears to be dirt and cars and horse drawn wagons visible in the road. Two people stand under arcade arches, looking at the viewer. Caption reads "Arcade Ojai Av. Nordhoff Calif."
[AZO…

Arcade, Nordhoff, Calif. postcard
Street view of arcade along Ojai Avenue in Ojai. Road appears to be dirt and cars and horse drawn wagons visible in the road. Caption reads "Arcade Ojai Av. Nordhoff Calif."
[AZO (Photographed by R.F. Bachelor, Nordhoff, Cal.)]

Hondo Ranch East View of Upper Road across Lemon Grove
View of a road between lemon grove on right and wind row on left of image. Caption reads "Looking east at upper road across 3 year old lemon orchard TR 17 (B.I. Co [Berylwood Investment Company] Hondo Ranch Tr 18)."

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…

Main Street, Ventura Pre-1908
View of Main Street in Ventura, showing Armory Hall on the left with the Anacapa Hotel next to it. Street in foreground. Scene also shows carriages and wagons parked on the street. A horse-drawn wagon is traveling on Main Street as well.

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…

Cañada Larga Bridge
View of Cañada Larga Bridge, a small wooden bridge, Ventura Avenue, prior to 1899. Ventura Avenue is a winding dirt road.

Antonio Schiappa Pietra Home
Exterior front view of the Schiappa Pietra family home on Santa Clara Street, between Figueroa and Palm Streets. The house was an Italianate mansion, razed in 1958, although the photograph reads "razed in 1956." Dirt road and sidewalk in front of the…

Street Scene, Hueneme, 1895
Glossy photocopy of "Street Scene Hueneme 1895. M. E. Church and School in background". Busy scene showing men on horseback and horses pulling large wagons of cargo through Hueneme. Smaller wagons and horses also visible in dirt street, parked in…

San Buenaventura Mission and Old Chinatown
View of the San Buenaventura Mission and Chinatown buildings along Figueroa Street. Photograph is taken from Santa Clara Street. A long dirt road leads up to the Mission with a row of buildings along one side and a fence with trees on the other side.…

Dingman Family at Foster Park, Ventura
W. H. Dingman and family sit at a picnic bench under a very large tree at Foster Park in Ventura, CA. There are two women, a man, and a boy looking at the viewer. A convertible or open car is on the left of the image, parked in the grass.
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