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View of Santa Paula, California
Distant view of Santa Paula, showing several buildings and farmhouses, as well as fields and some farm animals. Image mounted on cardboard.


Black-and-white footage of a family gathering, featuring men and mostly women of a variety of ages, along with occasional footage of orchards, a shooting range, and a chicken farm.

The footage opens with a gathering of men and women in formal…

This reel's footage includes a succession of short scenes that mostly show people of various ages on vacation:

A large group gather for miniature golf and an elaborate picnic deep in a wooded area, beside a wood cabin. Families drive to and from…

Gill Brothers Lima Bean Threshing Outfit
Panorama shot of the Gill Brothers lima bean threshing outfit in Camarillo, California. Several farm workers stand in the forefront looking at the camera. Threshing equipment and horse-drawn carts are in the background.

Bean Threshing on Deidrick Ranch
Panorama of a bean threshing outfit on Deidrick Ranch. A group of workers stand in the center of the shot and face the camera. The bean threshing machine is behind them.

Hauling Beets Near Oxnard postcard
Three wagonloads of beets are pulled by a team of horses in the middle of a field.
[Rieder Publ., Los Angeles, Cal., made in Germany, 2904]

Man Balancing on Bicycle Seat
A young man in trousers with suspenders and jacket balances on one leg on a bicycle with hat in one hand. He is in front of a farmhouse. Photo is mounted in album.
[Old photo # P-217-4]

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Small Boy on Big Bicycle
A small boy sits on a bicycle much too large him in front of a farmhouse. A man with a horse and wagon behind him are on the right side of photo. Photograph is mounted in album.
[Old #P-217-4]

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Santa Paula Flower Fields Postcard
Photograph of bright yellow, pink, orange, and green flower fields in Santa Paula. Utility lines, a few small buildings, and mountains are in the background.
[Western Publ., Los Angeles, Calif., Curteicholor, J-28; 7CK-2754]

Bean Threshing, Oxnard postcard
An oval agricultural scene showing farm equipment being used to thresh beans in Oxnard, CA. Men and a team of horses or mules is also visible. The message is written around the oval image on the front of the postcard.
[Poggi, I.M.]

Oxnard, CA Strawberry Fields postcard
A view of Strawberry Fields in Oxnard, CA. Rows of strawberries are visible along with field workers who are picking the berries. Port-o-Pottys and vehicles visible in the background.
[Columbia Publishing, P.O. Box 675, Ojai, California 93023., T…

Hauling (5 Ton) of Sugar Beets, Oxnard postcard
A wagonload of beets is hauled by a team of eight mules. A man, possibly the farmer, sits astride one of the mules.
[J.R. Drake, Box 706, Los Angeles, Cal.]

Bean Threshing in Ventura County Postcard
Postcard captioned "7414 Bean Thrashing in Ventura Co. Cal." [sic] and showing the process of bean threshing on a farm. There are three carts with large spoked wheels, agricultural machinery with a flag, people working on the threshing, and draft…

A Sugar Beet Field postcard
Foreground features a sugar beet field. In the background you can see trees and some sort of structure.
[Rieder, M., Publ., Los Angeles, Cal., made in Germany, 9339]

Caterpillar Engine Hauling Beets to Sugar Factory Postcard
On a field is a caterpillar engine tractor with two young men sitting on the back of the engine, one at the steering wheel and one smiling. The vehicle is attached to four white carts with red wheels, filled above the brim with beets.

Threshing Beans postcard
Men threshing lima beans on a field. Agricultural equipment and horses (?) are visible, as are men both working and facing the camera.
[Detroit Publishing Co. ("Phostint" card), 13174]

View of a farm.


Drying apricots in a field with work crews and farm equipment in the background.

Farmhouse with a woman and child on the porch and a man with at horse drawn plow in the front field.

Farm with a man and children in yard.

Threshing machine and agricultural laborers during harvest.

Farm with trees, men and horses.

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Work teams at ranch/farm.

Farm with orchard.
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