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Golden West Days 1934, Library Staff Group Photo
Library staff in Ventura pose in costume for Golden West Days celebration, May 1934. They are outside on a lawn.

Back row (l-r): Pearl McDowell, Opal Elynn, Juanita Callender, Phyllis Raffeto (?), Dora Fossatti, Ana Jean Lewis, Louise Davis, Edna…

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Two Girls on Swing Portrait
Sepia toned indoor studio photograph of two girls in lovely dresses sitting on a swing, facing the camera. They link arms and hold onto the ropes of the swing. Straw hats lay in the foreground on hay covered ground. Pansy Augusta Brewster is girl on…

Peak Sisters Concert group photo
Group photo of ten women in white dunce hats. They all wear white or light colored shawls and some are sitting. Title on library records is "Peak Sisters Concert."

T. H. Warring
Full, seated portrait of Mr. T. H. Warring. He wears a suit and tie and sits facing the camera but gazing to the right of the viewer. He sits on an upholstered chair with his hat in hand.

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Ah Chang
Full, seated portrait of Ah Chang in traditional Chinese clothing , shoes and hat. He holds a fan in one hand and the other rests on a table beside him. He is looking into the camera with a small smile on his face. He is seated on an elaborately…

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Bartlett's Band
Group portrait of Bartlett's Band, all men, in uniform and with their instruments in hand.

Lee Wong
Portrait of Lee Wong, seated, in traditional Chinese clothing, hat and shoes. He is seated on a bench with a walking stick in one hand and his other hand resting on his thigh. He is facing the camera but looking downward. According to library records…

Antonio Maria Ruiz
Full portrait of Antonio Maria Ruiz standing and looking straight ahead. He is wearing a dark colored three-piece suit with a visible pocket watch chain, a western bow tie and a top hat in his right arm. A studio backdrop and shrubs are visible in…

Virginia Ruiz, Charles Prudhome and Maria de Los Angeles Ruiz
Full group portrait of Virginia Ruiz standing a small distance from Charles Prudhome and Maria de Los Angeles Ruiz. Charles is holding a cane. A building with a balcony and many people visible in the background.

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Anselmo "Cap" Ruiz
Bust portrait of Anselmo "Cap" Ruiz sitting in a chair, leaning to the left and staring straight ahead. He is wearing a dark colored cardigan, a bandana around his neck and a light colored fedora. A white colored wall with light switch and a hanging…

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Ulpiano and Minnie Ruiz With Another Couple on Beach
Group portrait of two couples on the beach identified left to right as: Israel H., Mamie, and Minnie Ruiz. Ulpiano Ruiz is also identified, but is not clear which of the men he is. The couples sit on the sand with some belongings around them, and a…

Merced Ruiz, LeRoy Nevius, Lucy V. Ruiz and Ruth M. Ruiz
Full group portrait of of Merced Ruiz and LeRoy Nevius standing in the back row and Lucy V. Ruiz and Ruth M. Ruiz sitting in the front row. Light colored dresses, dark colored boots and suits and a studio backdrop are all visible. The women are…

Gabriel Ruiz in Costume
Portrait bust of Gabriel Ruiz in a dark colored suit with a chain-bordered collar, bolo tie and bolero hat. His body is facing diagonally to the right with his head facing straight and looking slightly upper left from center.

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Gabriel Ruiz's Group of Spanish Dancers at Mission San Fernando de Ray
Posed group photograph of Gabriel Ruiz's group of Spanish Dancers outdoors at Mission San Fernando de Rey. Listed from left to right, the dancers are: Joe Bush, Darlene Bush, Jose Garcia, Alice Ruiz Garcia, Julio Shelley [hidden], Josephine Shelley…

Maria Sinfosa Nidever Ruiz and Baltazar Pedro "Charo" Ruiz
Outside photograph of married couple Maria Sinfosa Nidever Ruiz and Baltazar Pedro "Charo" Ruiz standing in front of a wooden house with trees and plants. Maria is wearing a dress with heels and a straw hat while Charo is wearing a dark suit with…

Lucy Ruiz, Petra Ruiz and Lola Rivera
Square group portrait of Lucy Ruiz (left), Petra Ruiz (right) and Lola Rivera (bottom) in Victorian clothing. Lucy Ruiz and Lola Rivera are looking straight ahead while Petra Ruiz is looking to the right. The photograph sits in the middle of an…

Lucy Ruiz - Victorian Dress
Figure portrait of Lucy Ruiz from the knees up in a white frilly Victorian dress and matching floral hat. Lucy is standing straight with her hands in her pockets and her head looking diagonally to the right. Lucy Ruiz was the tenth child of Gabriel…

Josefa Ruiz
Portrait bust of Josefa Ruiz in diagonal profile view. She is wearing a frilly white Victorian dress with a matching floral Victorian hat atop braided hair. Josefa Ruiz was the ninth child of Gabriel and Rafaela Cota Ruiz. Born March 19 1873; died…

Lazaro Ruiz
Staged nature portrait of Lazaro Ruiz standing in full view in a dark colored suit buttoned only at the top button revealing a pocket watch. He is holding a cane in his right hand and a Boater Straw Hat in his left hand. Lazaro Ruiz was the third…

Jose Arturo Ruiz
Portrait of Jose Arturo Ruiz standing straight with full body down to the knees in view. Ruiz is wearing a three-piece suit with a pocket watch chain in view. He is also holding a cowboy hat in his left hand and a walking cane in his right. Jose…

Masonic Gathering
A large group of men, women, children gather in the outdoors and listen to a speaker on a platform in the center of the photos. Some automobiles are visible at top of photo. It is possibly Fourth of July because there are many US flags decorating the…

Group Photo of Hunters
Group photo of four unidentified male hunters. There are deer antler racks and guns in front of them in the foreground. A house is in the background. Photo is mounted.

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Men, women, and children gather for a group photo under an apricot pitting shed during a day of work. A row of young boys is sitting in the front row.

Men at Southern California Association Meeting
Southern California Association meeting, 1901 or 1902. Two rows of men, front row sitting and back row standing, pose in front of a house or hotel on a lawn. A young Black girl sits with one of the men. The men wear suits, hats, and many have ribbons…

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Robert Elwell
Full portrait of Robert Elwell in a suit and tie. He is wearing a derby or bowler hat and is holding a walking stick, looking to the right of the camera.

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