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A Colorful Santa Paula, California Landmark postcard verso
Color view of a palm tree. Trunk of the palm tree is overgrown with foliage and red flowers. A white fence is visible in front of the tree. Houses and vehicles are visible in the background.

Caption: A Colorful Santa Paula, California…

Lima Bean Ranch postcard
View of a Lima bean ranch near Ventura. There is a car and two palm trees in the field. Caption at bottom reads: "A Lima Bean Ranch near Ventura, Cal." Duplicate of 22873 PC.
[Brakey, J.R., Ventura, Cal. (C.T.American Art, Chicago), A-67988]

Achille Levy Home
Exterior view of the Achille Levy family home in Hueneme. The home has a porch. Mrs. Anna Levy Waterman sits on the front porch steps. Walkway up to the house and front landscaping visible.

Actors Filming "The Sheik"
Actors in the film "The Sheik" carry another actor in a palanquin or litter. There is also another actor on a chariot next to them pulled by two horses. Filmed at Hollywood by the Sea, The Sheik is a 1921 silent romantic drama starring Rudolph…

Administration Building, Ventura Junior College, Ventura, Calif postcard
Exterior view of Ventura Junior College administration building.

[Roberts, Mike Color Production, Berkeley , California (Published for Schulze News Co.,Ventura, California), C1707]

Blanchard Memorial Library, Santa Paula postcard
Left angled front view of the Blanchard Memorial Library taken from the lawn. The building is in a Neoclassical architectural style. View is partially obscured by a small palm tree. Stairs leading to the entrance and four columns are visible.…

Celia Zapf in Opera Costume
Shows Celia Zapf standing in the yard of 57 N. Laurel Street. She is dressed in a costume for a Glee Club opera performance at Ventura High School. Her costume includes a long floral skirt, tunic-style shirt, and a head scarf. House, automobile, and…

Chestnut Street in Ventura
View of Chestnut Street in Ventura, taken from Poli Street looking toward the ocean

Two images, Columbo Street Court House and Columbo Street palm trees.


Corner of Ash and Main Streets, Ventura
View of palm trees lining the sidewalks in front of two story houses. Taken from the corner of Ash and Main Street. It is unclear which street the houses are on.

Court House, Ventura, Cal. Post Card
Caption: "Court House. VENTURA, Cal."
Sidewalk view of the Ventura County Courthouse face. A Beaux-Arts style two story building with Neoclassical features, such as the Doric columns framing each section of windows.
Verso script: Addressed to…

Crooked Palm
View of a crooked palm tree on Ventura Avenue. Palm's trunk has a distinctive 90 degree bend to the right.

Dual image of Main Street and Hotel De Leon.

Elizabeth Bard Memorial Hospital Street View postcard
Street view of Elizabeth Bard Memorial Hospital, captioned "Elizabeth Bard Memorial Hospital. Ventura, Cal." The street is on a steep incline, and there are palm trees and a stone wall along the sidewalk. Hedges, trees, and a lawn are…

Elizabeth Bard Memorial Hospital, Ventura postcard
A view of the Elizabeth Bard Memorial Hospital building looking northwest from the corner of North Fir and Poli Streets. Very young palm trees line the edges of both streets.

Caption: Elizabeth Bard Memorial Hospital, Ventura, Cal.


Entrance to St. Joseph's Institute
Image of St. Joseph's Institute on 4th and D streets taken from across the street. Palm trees lining the walkway to the building. Two story building with bell tower and cross.

Ewing home, NE corner either Poli St. and Chestnut or possibly Poli and Catalina Streets

Exterior View of Catholic Women's Club Building Oxnard
Catholic Women's Club building in Oxnard with cars parked in front of the building. Image taken from across the street.

Exterior View of Oxnard Sugar Beet Factory
Image shows an exterior view of the main building of the Oxnard Sugar Beet Factory with a courtyard in front and buildings to the left and right of the image. In the courtyard there are several miniature palm trees. Shrubbery lines a fence with its…

Portrait of family on porch of house.

Filming of "The Sheik"
Bird's eye view of the set of "The Sheik", a 1921 silent romantic drama starring Rudolph Valentino and Agnes Ayres. Filming was on an Oxnard beach. It is a crowded beach scene with many palm trees and large striped tents. A large group of people on…

Fire on Ventura Avenue and McFarland Drive
View of a building fire on the corner of Ventura Avenue and McFarland Drive. Building consumed by flames, which have also spread to a nearby bench and palm tree. General Machine Co. visible in background on left.

First Presbyterian Church, Ventura, post card
Exterior view of First Presbyterian Church, Ventura, with a horse and carriage stopped on one side.
[Brakey, J.R., Ventura, Cal. (Printed by Polychrome Co., San Francisco, Cal.)]

Gabriel Ruiz's Group of Original California Spanish Dancers
Outdoor photograph of Gabriel Ruiz's group of Original Spanish Dancers in action on the dance floor. There are approximately fifteen to twenty figures in the picture with a fountain and Spanish style building in the background with various trees and…

Decorated Car on Parade
A little girl sits atop a decorated car. "Annual Poinsettia Festival Parade of decorated cars. Thanksgiving Day. Ventura population 18,000. Chamber of Commerce release."
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