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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 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…

Port Hueneme Commercial Entrance Aerial Photo
Glossy aerial photo of entrance to Port Hueneme Commercial
Harbor. View extends out past the Port Hueneme Pier on one side and the Oxnard beaches on the other. Extensive mountain range from the coast inland also in view.

Bird's Eye View of Oxnard Plain from Camarillo Heights
Scenic view of the Oxnard Plain looking south from Camarillo Heights. Mainly agricultural fields in view along with a few scattered houses. Mountain rain spans across the middle of the image, with clouds making up the top half of image.

Orange Grove in California Near Ventura Postcard
View of a path between orange groves with snowy (?) mountains in the background. Postcard is captioned "Orange Grove in California, Near Ventura" at the top. Duplicate of 21874 PC.
[Longshaw Card Co., Los Angeles, California, 853]

Aerial View of Ventura Marina, 1966
Aerial view of Ventura Harbor/Marina looking eastward. Marina at lower part of the image and farmland and mountains at top. Several sailboats sailing.

San Buenaventura, Cal., 1877: Being a "Birds Eye" View of<br />
Downtown Ventura
Bird's eye view of Ventura in 1877, with a view "From the Bay, Looking North" as written along the bottom of the map. Ships, wharf, beach, Poli Street, Downtown Ventura, Ventura Avenue, and mountains in image.

[Notes: Lithograph by A. L. Bancroft…

Distant View of Santa Paula, 1891
Distant view looking down on Santa Paula in 1891 from atop a hill. Grass and a house are in the foreground, and spread out houses and buildings dot the scene. Mountains are in the background of the image. This image is the left half of a panorama…

R. F. Stewart, Blacksmith and Horse Shoer
A man stands in the doorway of a blacksmiths shop looking at the viewer; presumably he is R. F. Stewart. The shop sign reads "R. F. Stewart, Blacksmith and practical Horse Shoer." In the background, left, there is another building and in the…

Ventura Pier Beach Scene
This image shows the beach from the point of view of the Ventura Pier looking inland. There are people on the beach and several cars parked in the background.

The Foothills Hotel, Nordhoff, Ojai Valley, Calif. postcard
Landscape view of Foothills Hotel, Ojai. The three story Craftsman style building has a wood shingle exterior and a lushly landscaped campus. Flowering vines overhang the porches. Several horses wait outside the building at the head of its roundabout…

Avenue Oil Fields, Ventura, Calif. Post Card
Landscape view of a petroleum refinery. Twenty or more oil wells stand in a field to the right of a paved road and a residential area with telephone poles and houses. A mountain range is in the background.
Caption: "Avenue Oil Field - Ventura Calif…

Orange Grove in California, Near Ventura postcard
View of a path between orange groves with snowy (?) mountains in the background. Postcard is captioned "Orange Grove in California, Near Ventura" at the top. Duplicate of 22876 PC.
[Longshaw Card Co., Los Angeles, Calif., 85]

Wiley's Lake near Fillmore, California
Scene with Wiley's Lake in foreground and mountains in background.
[Newman Post Card Co., Los Angeles, Cal., made in Germany for Richard Stephens, Fillmore, Cal.]

Tennis Courts, Thacher School, Ojai postcard
View of roadway running alongside the tennis courts at Thacher School in Ojai, which are to the left of postcard. There are benches on a grassy hill alongside the courts with one spectator; many players are on the tennis courts. Caption at bottom…
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