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Continental Oil Company, San Miguelito Oil Field
View of San Miguelito Oil Field, with a Continetal Oil Company sign at the entrance. There is a railroad track in the foreground, oil tanks and equipment visible, and a hillside dotted with oil derricks along in the background. A Conoco motor oil…

Oil Well Rig and Railroad Tracks
View of an oil well (rig) at Oxnard Field. Railroad tracks and railroad stop lights are visible. One of the stop lights has a sign with the number 4103 on it.

Tram Wheels Sign at Hueneme Historical Museum
Closeup view of tram wheels that were uncovered in 1975, along with a sign describing the historic use of trams in Hueneme. Sign and tram wheels are located on the outside of the Hueneme Historical Museum.

Largest Loaf of Bread Ever Made
Bill Baker's "largest loaf of bread ever made" on trailer with Fordson tractor attached, parked in front of American Bakery in Ventura, CA. The trailer is decorated with US flag banners. The American Bakery is also adorned with US flags and banners.…

La Mexicana Market Interior
Interior view of Sanchez Brothers Mexican Mercantile (which later became La Mexicana Market) with Carlos Sanchez, left, and Arnulfo Sanchez, right, standing in the center of the store. Walls displaying merchandise and counters full of products…

Six Men in front of Helemano Pineapple Stand
Six young men eat pineapple in front of Helemano Pineapple Stand. Two kneel and four stand or lean against a station wagon with surfboards in the back. The men are in shorts and short-sleeved shirts. One is wearing a hat and one is wearing…

Ventura County Government Center
Ventura County Government Center taken from Victoria Ave., at night. The building, with many lights on, is in the background. The sign with the center name is prominent in lower right hand side of the image.

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J. L. Fernandes Blacksmiths and Stable
Busy outdoor scene outside of J. L. Fernandes Blacksmiths and stable in Montalvo. Scene shows three men and one boy at the open entrance to the blacksmiths shop as well as several horse-drawn surreys and wagons.

Wagon Wheel Junction
Glossy outdoor bird's eye view of the Wagon Wheel Junction. View of Wagon Wheel Motel and a large sign for Wagon Wheel Motel and Restaurant. Another sign for Venox is also visible. Mid 1950's car (Chevy) entering complex.

Colonial House
Exterior view of Colonial House on Oxnard Boulevard taken from across the street. It is a two story structure with a long porch and balcony on top of the porch running along the entire front of the building. There are many signs visible advertising…

H. G. Bennison's Blacksmith Shop
H. G. Bennison's Blacksmith Shop in Santa Paula in 1911. Two men stand in the open door. Many signs and advertisements Shop located on southwest corner of 10th and Main Streets. Much of Bennison's work was repairing wagons and shoeing horses for oil…

A. Norman Blacksmith Shop
Exterior view of "A. Norman Blacksmithing", a blacksmith shop owned by Arthur Norman. Street corner and side of shop is visible. The shop was at the corner of Oak and Santa Clara Streets, 403 Oak St., in Ventura. Signs on building also read…

Norman's Blacksmith Shop
Four men stand in front of a "A. Norman and Son Blacksmithing Shop" in Camarillo. Around them are horse-drawn vehicles or farm equipment. The door to the shop is open. One man is in a suit and tie, and the other three men wear work clothes--overalls…

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…

Mail and Freight on a Mule Drawn Wagon
A wagon filled to the brim with mail and freight waiting to be driven away a team of four mules on a road in front of a blacksmiths shop. A man is in the drivers seat and four other men are visible behind the wagon at the right of the image.…

Inadomi Company Storefront
This image shows an exterior street view of the Inadomi Store. There is an International semi truck parked on the street in front. The Asahi Market can be seen in the background.

Entrance Sign To Gila Relocation Center
This image shows the road signage that marks the entrance to the Gila River Relocation Center, and internment camp for Japanese in Arizona during World War II.

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Las Quince Letras Cafe, Santa Paula
Exterior view of Las Quince Letras Cafe, a restaurant in Santa Paula owned an operated by the Diaz Family. Restaurant sign is clearly visible, flanked by Coca Cola advertising signs.

Polo Grounds, New York, 1912 World Series
Sepia photograph of the "Polo Grounds-NY." 1912 World Series game between the New York Giants and the Boston Red Sox. Baseball game in progress, stands full of spectators. Some of the surrounding area visible. Buildings visible. Signage visible in…

Snowy Arbolada Entrance, Ojai
Arbolada residential community sign during a snowfall. The sign, street in foreground, and trees in the background are covered in snow. Sign is still legible.

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Priest Speaks to a Crowd
An unidentified priest speaks to a large crowd from a podium draped with a U.S. flag in front of Lehmann & Waterman Office building in Oxnard. There are people sitting in the windowsills and leaning out of windows of the building's second floor.

Railroad Crossing postcard
Photo postcard of a Railroad crossing, with a woman approaching it on the right of the photo. There are buildings, an open car, and a horse drawn wagon in the background. There is writing on the front of the postcard and it is addressed to Mrs.…

Drug Store, Stage Office, and Catholic Church, Camarillo postcard
View of a street lined with Camarillo businesses such as a mercantile company, drug store, and two cafes (one labeled Conejo Inn). An Associated Gasoline billboard is visible. St. Mary Magdalen, a Catholic church, is prominent in the background. Many…

Smallest Post Office, Wheeler Springs postcard
Black and white photograph showing "U.S.A's Smallest Post Office" in Wheeler Springs, CA. The small building is surrounded by flowers, plants and trees.
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Photograph taken before Ventura County Courthouse signage was changed to City hall
Photograph taken as the signage outside the Ventura County Courthouse was changed to indicate it was now the San Buenaventura City Hall. A group of people in hard hats hold the sign on the steps of the court house.
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