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Mupu School in Santa Paula
Schoolhouse is in view from a wide angle. Front of the building is in full view with the side of the building also visible. On both sides of the entranceway are trees. Mailboxes are shown in the bottom left of the image. A flagpole is visible to the…

Promenade at Ventura Beach
View of a promenade at Ventura beach. Pedestrian walkway visible as well as a lawn area with various trees and bushes. In the background of the image the mountains can be seen in clear view. In the foreground a concrete barrier with a steel railing…

Little Grand Canyon, South Mountain, Santa Paula, Calif. postcard
View of the "Little Grand Canyon" of South Mountain in Santa Paula. The strata of the of the mountain is clearly visible showing each layer of rock in the foreground. What looks like a guard railing is visible to the left of the image. Larger…

From Near the Foothills Hotel, Nordhoff, Ojai Valley, Calif. postcard
Bird's-eye view of the Ojai Valley taken from Foothills Hotel. Topa Topa Mountain visible in background.

[Detroit Publishing Co. ("Phostint" card), 70889]

View from Top of Fillmore Grade
A view taken from the top of the Fillmore grade. Shows mountains, hillsides, and shrubland.

Ventura County Coastal Area Aerial Photo
Aerial photograph showing East Ventura including Pierpont and the intersection of Thompson Boulevard, Main Street, and Telegraph Road. A portion of the Pacific Ocean is visible in the left side of the photo. Mountain hills are to the east, and…

Bird's Eye View of San Buenaventura, Cal 1877
Mounted photograph of map. Photo is black and white, original map is in color. Map is number M0230, available to view here. Shows view of Ventura in 1877, with a view "From the Bay, Looking North" as written along the bottom of the map. Ships, wharf,…

Palm Trees on Rincon Highway
Image shows a view of Rincon Highway as it winds arounds the coastline. The sides of the highway are dotted with palm trees and utility poles. According to library records the palms were "planted by Gird Percy 1916 for Ventura County." Mountain…

View of The Oil Fields, Santa Paula postcard
Foreground of oil fields and has two roads visible. Mountains are shown in background with a tree line visible in front.

Caption: View of the Oil Fields. Santa Paula, California.

[Albertype Co., Brooklyn, N.Y. "Postcards of Quality" (Published…

Bird's Eye View of Ojai Valley, Ojai postcard
Bird's eye view of Ojai Valley, Ojai. Agricultural fields are visible in the foreground. A blue sky and mountains with a light covering of snow are visible in the background.

[Western Publishing and Novelty Co., Los Angeles, Calif., 91729]

Santa Paula, California postcard
Aerial view of Santa Paula, Calif. Shows San Cayetano mountain in the background.

[Columbia Wholesale Supply, 1047 Havenhurst, Hollywood 46, Calif., H495 and 9432]

Santa Susana Pass postcard
A road and surrounding mountainous terrain in the Santa Susana Pass.

Verso: Message addressed to Mr. Percy at the Ventura County Museum, from Eleanor Taylor. Taylor requests a correction regarding the distance between Moorpark College and…

Road to Santa Paula Mineral Springs, Mustard in Bloom postcard
Fields of mustard plants in bloom are depicted on either side of a dirt road leading to "Santa Paula Mineral Springs." Mountains are visible in the background.

Caption: Road to Santa Paula Mineral Springs, Mustard in Bloom, Santa Paula Canyon,…

Ojai Valley postcard
A view looking down at a portion of the Ojai Valley showing citrus orchards with mountains in the background.

[Truepicture Post Card, Fidelity Reproduction Co., Los Angeles 36, Calif., 113]

Santa Paula, Calif., Bank of America postcard
A view of the Bank of America building on Main Street in Santa Paula, Calif. The bank is a square building with neo-classical design features on its facade, including molded columns and a diamond pattern below flat roof. There is a brick building…

View along Rincon
View of a dirt road along the Rincon. Railroad tracks and utility poles visible. Coastline, ocean, and mountain range in background.

Senator Pete Wilson at Ceremony for Turning over Circle X Ranch to Santa Monica National Recreation Area
U.S. Senator Pete Wilson stands at a lectern addressing a group of spectators at a ceremony turning over Circle X Ranch at Malibu to Santa Monica National Recreation Area. Photo taken for the Ventura County Star Free Press 6 March 1989, published 7…

Distant View of Albertson Ranch
Distant view of Albertson Ranch, cows grazing in field and mountains in the background. It was purchased by American Hawaiian Steamship Co. to build Westlake Village in Thousand Oaks. View is looking south toward the Santa Monica Mountains.

Devil's Gate, Sespe Canyon
View of Devil's Gate in Sespe Canyon, showing a river at bottom of canyon, canyon sides imposing on either side of image. Tall mountain in background. Two men fish in a river at bottom right of image, both looking at the viewer.

Piru Reservoir
First reservoir built behind Cook Mansion (aka Newhall Mansion or Piru Mansion). It is a wooden structure with cone shaped roof. There is a tall mountain in image background taking up the top half of image and a faucet in the foreground of image.

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Farm Scene - Horses, Equipment, and Men
Farm scene showing men, horse teams, and equipment in a vast field. It appears no crops are growing on the field yet. Mountains in the background. Image is mounted.

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.

Ventura, Aerial View, 1933
Aerial view of Ventura, looking west from over the railroad near Brent. Coastline prominent on left side of image, mountains at top of image.

Hardison and Stewart Oil Rig
View of oil rig on the right side of the image, some men with large pipes mid image and another piece of equipment on the left of the image. There are buildings in the background and behind those are tall hills or mountains. According to library…

Three Men in Front of Small House
Three men stand outdoors in front of a small wooden house or cabin at the Nick Walnut homestead. They are surrounded by wilderness. The man in center identified as Nick Walnut (Nicola Noce). Nick is holding two horses (one may be a mule) on either…
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