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Harry Waud
Portrait of Harry Waud, son of G.B. Waud in a uniform. He is wearing a hat with a chin strap and is posed with his arms crossed looking at the viewer.

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Participants in the Police Olympics Wrestling Competition
Hueneme High School graduates Andy Gibson and Peter Sanzone, who were both participants in the wrestling competition at the 1989 Police Olympics held at Rio Mesa High School. Andy and Peter are seen here with their arms around one another. It is a…

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Creek Scene, Matilija Hot Springs postcard
A group of women in long dresses or skirts and wide brimmed hats stand around a creek at Matilija Springs. A man lays on a rock looking into the creek. The caption on the top right states: Creek Scene, Matilija Hot Springs, Ventura Co.,…

Avenue School, 1890
Class picture of students at the Avenue School, Silas E. Coleman, teacher. Names of students are listed on the back of the photo.
Back of photo transcribed text:
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Avenue School 1890, Silas E. Coleman, teacher
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Main Street Near Figueroa Street, Ventura, 1877
Men lined up along the sidewalk in front of businesses on Main Street near Figueroa Street in Ventura, south side. The Signal Newspaper office and Justice of the Peace Court were in these buildings. Typed writing near bottom left corner of photo…

Basketmakers and Little Girl on Mission Steps
Two Chumash women basket makers pose in the sun on the San Buenaventura Mission steps. Between them sits a little girl. Left to right: Apolonia Guzman, Soraida Garcia, Petra. The women are smiling at the camera. Bottom of photo reads "In the Sun."

Pitting Apricots, Briggs Ranch
View of an apricot pitting shed, Briggs Ranch. A group of four women stand at one table, pitting apricots, and a a group of two women pit apricots at another table. One man works a machine, while two other men look at the camera, one holding a broom.…

Chumash Basketmakers and Little Girl on Mission Steps
Two Chumash women basket makers and a little girl on the San Buenaventura Mission steps. One woman is visible from the side only and the other is smiling at the camera. Photograph identifies them on a caption at the bottom of photo reading:…

Inner Court, Rancho Camulos
A large group of men, women, and children pose for a group photo on steps and a porch, some sitting and some standing. Most of the women are wearing hats and long dresses and men are wearing suits. Bottom left of photo states "group on veranda."

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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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…

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…

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

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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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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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."

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…

Ventura Volunteer Naval Militia
Ventura Volunteer Naval Militia, group photo, posed in front of Ventura Mill & Lumber Company.

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Ventura Liberty Boys group photo
Group photo of World War I draftees, No. 2 draft. The group is in front of the Ventura County Court House. "Ventura Liberty Boys 9/21-17" across bottom left. Photo is creased and torn in some spots.

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Santa Paula School
Oval portrait of students in front of Santa Paula School, which appears to be a one-room school building. J. B. Alvord, teacher. All the boys appear to be wearing hats and the girls are in long dresses. A person is standing in the doorway and there…

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…

Jerk Line Team
Jerk line team of horses pulling three wagons with several people in the wagons. A man on horseback rides alongside the jerk line team. Mountains are visible in background and photographer's shadow is visible in foreground.

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…

Marie C. Hall
Full body portrait of Marie Cullen Hall looking towards her hands, where she appears to be fiddling with something. She is wearing a white dress with a white lace vest. She is also wearing white boots, gloves and a hat with a veil. Her veil is being…

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Charles L. Hall Sr.
Full body snapshot of Charles Louis Hall Sr. standing on the sidewalk facing the photographer. He is wearing a suit and a hat.

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