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Mission Aqueduct, Cañada Larga
A man stands on top of the ruins of the San Buenaventura Mission aqueduct, Cañada Larga. The man is looking off to the right of the viewer, a tall hill is in the background.

Ventura River Valley Aerial View
View of Ventura looking south. Ventura city and oil fields visible. Hills line both sides of image, Pacific Ocean at top of image.

Charles McCoy's Team Hauling Barley
Charles McCoy's ten horse team hauls 15 tons of barley up a hill. One man sits on one of the horses and another sits on one of the wagons, a dog by his side. The horses pull alongside a steep hill.

Site of No. One Oil Well
Image of a grassy hill, an "x" marked in one spot in pen or marker. Library records read: "Site of Bard home, 1866 No. 1 - where first oil well was drilled, Creek Rd."

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Overlooking Castaic Creek, "Ridge Route", Los Angeles to Bakersfield, California postcard
Bird's eye view of a winding road along a hill or mountainside, a car driving away from the viewer partially obscured by a bend in the road. Mountains in the background, left. Top left of image reads "Overlooking Castaic Creek, "Ridge Route", Los…

Sanatorium, Ventura, California Postcard
View of a sanatorium near Hillmont and Foothill from a distance, orchards in foreground and mountains in the background. Sanatorium in the middle of image. Significant image of "Five Trees" on the hill in the background.

California School for Girls, Ventura, California postcard
Distant view of six large white buildings nestled on a hillside making up the California School for Girls in Ventura. A car is visible driving away from the school. "California School for Girls, Ventura, California" printed along the bottom of the…

Continental Oil Company, Rincon Gasoline Plant
Exterior view of Continental Oil Company, Rincon Gasoline Plant on Pacific Coast Highway. Railroad tracks in foreground, hills with oil derricks in background. Two images mounted on cardboard.

Continental Oil Company, Rincon Gasoline Plant
Exterior view of Continental Oil Company, Rincon Gasoline Plant on Pacific Coast Highway. Railroad tracks in foreground, hills with oil derricks in background. Two images mounted on cardboard.

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Distant view from across a highway (Pacific Coast Highway in foreground) of Chancelor Canfield Midway Oil Company at Rincon Field. Buildings and oil derricks dotting the hillside in the background are visible.

Man Checking Hillside for Oil
A man leans over a section of rocky hillside and checks for oil using an instrument.

Library records indicate this is part of "The Petroleum Industry - transportation & refining. Marguerite Brown Study Prints."

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View of Ventura, California
View of Ventura taken from a hillside looking inland. Two cows are in the foreground of photo.

Snowy Ventura Street Scene
Snapshot of a street along a snowy hillside with three parked cars and many people playing and walking in the snow.

Creek Scene, Matilija Near Ventura, Cal postcard
Creek view of the Matilija Hot Springs. Water flows rapidly through a bed of rocks and mossy boulders. Hills and forest sit behind a small waterfall in the center of the image.
Caption: "Creek scene, Matilija near Ventura, Cal."
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Matilija Hot Springs 1905 postcard
Image of a stage coach with passengers at Matilija Hot Springs. Sitting in front of the resort buildings, the coach is run by four horses, and there are several figures dressed in early 20th century fashion sitting inside and on top of the coach.…

Matilija Hot Springs, Cal. 1905 postcard
Image of swimmers at Matijila Hot Springs. A large group of figures in early 20th century bathing suits pose on the porch and staircase of a Victorian style building. The building has ornate decorative features and it set in front of a rocky hillside…

Matilija Hot Springs, Cal. 1905 postcard
Creek view image of Matilija Hot Springs. The river runs through the center of the image, with forest and hills in the background. In the foreground is a large cluster of boulders hanging over the left hand side of the river, on which several figures…

Matilija Hot Springs, Cal. 1905 postcard
Creek view of the Matilija Hot Springs. Water flows rapidly through a bed of rocks and mossy boulders. Hills and forest sit behind a small waterfall in the center of the image.
Caption: "Matilija Hot Springs, Cal."
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Section of The Plaza, Ventura, Cal. postcard
Lawn view of Plaza Park. A gazebo sits to the left of the foreground, built in a Craftsman bungalow style with ornate architectural details. On the street just behind it is are houses and the Congregational Church's pointed steeple. The park is…

Entrance to Eugene C. Foster Memorial Park Near Ventura, Cal. postcard
Caption: "Entrance to Eugene C. Foster Memorial Park, near Ventura, Cal."
Landscape image of entrance to Eugene C. Foster Memorial Park. The unpaved driveway is framed by two stone pillars, each with a ledge adorned by a reclining lion, each set…

California State School for Girls, Ventura, Cal. postcard
Landscape image of the California State School for Girls from a distance. Several buildings are visible along the base of rolling hillsides. A Model T vehicle drives along a winding road in the foreground, cutting through a field of…

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Glossy aerial photograph of La Conchita area (partial view). Looking north east. Hills in back of La Conchita prominent in photograph. Roads clearly visible. Traffic on 101 clearly visible. On Fuji color crystal archive paper.

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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Birdseye View, Ventura, Cal. Post Card
Caption: "Birdseye view, Ventura, Cal."
Landscape image of of People's Lumber Company work yard. A two story brick building, center right, is painted with the company's name. To the left is a long storehouse with a slanted roof. Several round silos…

Ventura County Court House Post Card
Caption: "V6 - VENTURA COUNTY COURTHOUSE. VENTURA, CALIF."
Aerial front view of the Ventura County Courthouse face. A Beaux-Arts style two story building with Neoclassical features and a Spanish tile roof. The campus is lushly landscaped with many…
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