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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…

First National Bank Postcard
A three-story yellow building on a street corner. The entrance is rounded and directly at the corner. A sculpted sign above the door says 'BANK', and on that corner of the third floor is a plaque declaring '1899'. On the left side of the building,…

J.M. Montgomery 16 Mule Plow Team, Ventura, Cal. Post Card
Side view of an sixteen mule drive team on an unpaved street in front of a corner block of stoneface buildings. A three story bank sits prominantly in the background. Several figures tend to the mules on the right side.
Caption: "J.P. Montgomery…

Birdseye View, Ventura, Cal. Post Card
Caption: "Birdseye View Ventura, Cal."
View of a street intersection, with an oil silo in the left foreground,in front of train tracks. The city sprawls behind it, a mix of businesses and houses. Rolling hillsides are in the background.
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Main Street, Ventura, 1900
View of Main Street in Ventura looking east from Figueroa St. San Buenaventura Mission on the left and Peirano's Market to the right.

Exterior View of Court House on Santa Clara Street, Ventura
Street view of the court house with an American flag flying. A group of people are standing to the side of the building and horses and buggies are in front. A caption written below the images states: "The court house was remodeled in 1900 and used…

Downtown Ventura
Early scene of Downtown Ventura. A bird's eye view that shows buildings, the pier and the ocean.

Ventura Main Street Scene
Street scene showing Main Street in Downtown Ventura at Chestnut Street looking west. There are horses, horse and buggies, and "Model T" cars. Visible buildings include the Odd Fellows building, Hotel Rose and Mercer's Garage.

President McKinley's Visit to Ventura
View of a parade of horse drawn carriages for President William McKinley on a visit to Ventura. View from corner of California and Main Streets looking southeast. Odd Fellow's Hall with tower is shown on right of photo. A large banner reading…

Main and Oak Streets, Ventura, 1896
View of Main Street in Ventura from the corner of Main and Oak Streets facing west. Bank of Ventura on left side of photo and horses and carriages are parked on the street. Bottom of photo captioned "Main Street Ventura."

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Earliest known photograph of downtown Ventura, California, view of Ventura SE from hill.

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View of Ventura from behind the mission.

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View of Ventura SW from hill.

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View of Ventura South from hill,

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View of Ventura from hill behind mission.

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Earliest known photograph of downtown Ventura, California, view of Ventura SE from hill.

Main Street, Ventura, 1877
View of Main Street in downtown Ventura in 1877. Shot is straight down the dirt and businesses are lined up on the outer edges of image. Several people are in front of businesses and men on horseback as well as horse drawn wagons are in the street.…

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Men and women on the front porch of Tico Adobe, Main Street.

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Ventura City Hall at corner of Main Street and California. Angel of Mercy Statue in view in from of City Hall.

Date palm by the San Buenaventura Mission
Two date palms that were planted by the fathers next to the San Buenaventura mission, in the mission orchard. Originally, there were four date palms.

Oak Street, Ventura, 1887
Looking down Oak St. in Ventura. There are horse drawn carriages in the street and people are visible standing and walking. Bank of Ventura is on the right hand side and a brick building is on the left, possibly Revere House. Many business signs are…

Main Street Ventura Looking East, 1890
Street view of Main Street in Ventura looking east down the center of the dirt street with businesses on the right and left visible. San Buenaventura Mission property is first on the left and next to it is the Anacapa Hotel, where a timber yard was…

Santa Clara House Hotel
Exterior view of Santa Clara House, a two story hotel, with people standing and sitting on its front covered porch and on the second floor balcony. Two signs reading "Santa Clara House" are visible and two windows on the first floor read "Bakery."

House of the Angel
Adobe known as "House of the Angel" nestled in a hill near Hill School in Ventura, California. View of Ventura Avenue below. Writing on the photo in marker.

Bank of Ventura 1892
Exterior street view of the Bank of Ventura upon completion in March 1892 (corner of Oak and Main Streets in Ventura) with a view of Oak Street running alongside it on the left of image. Some horse drawn wagons and carts can be seen on Oak Street and…
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