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Ventura County Courthouse
Exterior view of the Ventura County courthouse building (which is now Ventura City Hall, 2022). Photo taken diagonally from across Poli Street. Image also shows a man in a car and a man just outside of the car in front of the building.

Hotel Rose
Exterior view of Hotel Rose, or Rose Hotel, taken from diagonally opposite corner across the street. It is a three story building on a corner with the front entrance facing the intersection. Located at the corner of Palm and Chestnut Streets in…

Girl and Baby in Decorated Stroller
A little girl in a fancy light colored dress with a bow in her hair holds the handles of a stroller adorned with flowers that has a baby inside. The girl and stroller are on the grass in Plaza Park in Ventura, the Congregational Church in the…

Palm and Santa Clara Streets in Ventura, 1908
Intersection of Palm and Santa Clara Streets, showing many houses along Palm Street and some businesses. Businesses include Richardson's (?) Vulcanizing Works, a garage, and a hotel along Palm Street. Santa Clara Street sign visible on a pole on…

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…

Ventura Railroad Station
View of the Ventura Railroad Station showing the depot building, several people in front of the building, and a train on the tracks. On the left of the image are two horse drawn wagons for Hotel DeLeon and Hotel Anacapa presumably waiting for or…

Three Palm Trees
Image shows three date palm trees standing in the San Buenaventura Mission orchard in early Ventura, CA. Originally there were four Arabian date palm trees in the orchard, which is in present day (2022) Mission Park. A man stands next to one of the…

Santa Clara House
Exterior view of the front of Santa Clara House with a group of men standing along the porch and four women and a child standing on the balcony. Some are identified as follows: Extreme right- E. M. Jones; 3rd from right, Dr. Isbell; 4th from right,…

E. P. Foster Library and Ventura City Hall
Exterior bird's eye view of the E. P. Foster Library and Ventura City Hall on Main Street in Ventura. The front landscaping, long walkway to the building, and two sets of steps leading up to the entrance on the second floor of the brick building…

Main Street, Ventura CA Looking East
Street scene looking eastward on Main Street in Ventura, CA. Horse drawn carriages and wagons are stopped in front of businesses, one horse drawn carriage with two passengers moves along the middle of Main Street. There are paved sidewalks and…

Marching Band at Ventura Street Fair
View of a marching band in a parade on Main Street in Ventura during the Ventura Street Fair. Crowds of people stand watching the parade from crowded sidewalks. Tents are set up in front of stores. Men on horseback follow the band.

Hotel Anacapa
Exterior view of the Anacapa Hotel. It was a three-story building on the corner of Main and Palm Streets in Ventura, Calif. A porch runs along the entire first floor.

San Buenaventura Mission
Front side view of San Buenaventura Mission facing northeast, showing an empty lot on its western side. A brick wall runs in front of the mission and in front of the empty lot. A sidewalk and utility poles run along the front of the mission. Bottom…

Back of San Buenaventura Mission and Chaffee Lumberyard
View of Chaffee's lumber yard (Chaffee & Bonestal Lumber Company) adjacent to the San Buenaventura Mission grounds. Back of mission and buildings visible in the scene. A house and an adobe building are visible on Main Street between the mission and…

Bank of America Building, 1940s
Exterior view of the Bank of America building at the corner of Main and California Streets in Ventura, CA. The building is four stories tall and has a fire escape visible on the California Street side. There are cars lined up on both streets and…

Main Street Ventura, 700 Block, 1928
Street view of the 700 block of Main Street, Ventura CA. Cars are parked along the sidewalk in front of storefronts. One discernible store is New York Café (John D. Corey, owner). Another store next to it reads "John Behn." Similar photo with…

Main Street Ventura, 700 Block, 1928
Street view of the 700 block of Main Street, Ventura CA. Cars are parked along the sidewalk in front of storefronts. One discernible store is New York Café (John D. Corey, owner). Another store next to it reads "John Behn." Similar photo with…

Ventura Theatre Opening
View of crowds of men and women gathered in front of Ventura Theatre on Chestnut Street for its opening in August 1928. Side view of theatre from across the street just south of the theater. It appears to be evening. Marquee reads: New Ventura…

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…

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…

Mrs. Sanborn Millinery
Exterior view of Mrs. Sanborn Millinery with two women standing in front of the shop on the sidewalk. On the left is Maude Daly and on the right is Mary Sanborn. Both women have long sleeved blouses and long skirts. Maude wears a hat. Both women…

Last of the Adobe Buildings in San Buenaventura Mission Quadrangle
Front and side view of one of the last of the old adobes making up mission quadrangle between 1880-1890. Building has a porch along the front facing Main Street. Chaffee & Bonestal Lumber Company's yard visible adjacent to the adobe on the right of…

View of Ventura from Hill Behind Mission San Buenaventura, 1884
Ventura view of city from the hill behind San Buenaventura Mission. Mission in foreground, Santa Clara House at far right. Courthouse on Santa Clara Street is about in center, surrounded by trees, only the roof is showing. Bed of a reservoir, empty,…

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View of Ventura approximately at Chestnut and Poli streets. Taken from Buena Vista or Church Street looking southwest towards the ocean, visible in background. In the scene are the Rose Hotel (large brick building on left of image), Camarillo home…

Ventura By The Sea, California, (Looking SE Over Downtown) postcard
Bird's eye view of Ventura, looking southeast over Downtown Ventura toward the ocean and wharf. Caption: "Ventura By The Sea, Calif." Duplicate of 20060 PC.
[Detroit Publishing Co. ("Phostint" Card), 13176]
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