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Sespe--Lathrop's
Scene showing men on horseback in the Sespe. In the background are two houses or cabins and some large tents, as well as mountains. Museum records indicate this is Lathrop's. Herbert Lathrop ran a fishing and hunting resort/camp at the property known…

Billiwhack Stock Farm Dairy Truck in Parade
A dairy truck from Billiwhack Stock Farm in a parade. Truck is leading prized bull Prince Aagie, seen on the left of image behind the truck. Two men in dairy uniforms hold a large banner announcing Prince Aagie just behind the truck. Truck reads…

Hueneme Beach Scene
View of a very crowded beach at Hueneme with the Hueneme wharf and buildings in the background. There appears to be people walking on the wharf. Several tents and umbrellas are on the beach. People are in the water and at the shoreline, as well as…

Ventura Street Fair Parade, 1900
Parade scene on Main Street in Ventura during the Ventura Street Fair in 1900. Storefronts are visible as are tents for fair vendors set up in front of the stores. In front of the tents, a large crowd watches the parade procession that includes men…

Black-and-white footage of camping and general frontier life, some disturbing and graphic, featuring a variety of animals, interspersed with scenes of activity in and around a newly developed town.

Men cook, roll cigarettes, pose for portraits in…

John, George & Leonard Takasugi in Army Camp
Group portrait of Leonard, John, and George Takasugi (442nd Infantry Regimental Combat Team) posing with an unnamed female Red Cross worker in an army camp in Antibes, France, before the Italian invasion. Leonard was killed in Italy on April 5, 1945.

 John, George and Leonard Takasugi in Army Camp
Group portrait of Leonard, John, and George Takasugi (442nd Infantry Regimental Combat Team) seated in an army camp in Antibes, France, before the Italian invasion. Leonard was killed in Italy on April 5, 1945.

Lyon Springs Resort, Matilija Canyon, Near Nordhoff, Ventura, Co., Calif. postcard
Trail view of a campsite at Lyon Springs Resorts, Matilija Canyon. Set beside a campsite of simple white tents, a trail head marked by wood posts in the foreground heads off into the trees.
Caption: "LYON SPRINGS RESORT, MATILIJA CANYON, NEAR…

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…

Sisquoc Rangers Camping
Library records state: "Sisquoc Rangers - The Hunting Club of the Nineties (1890's)." Photo is of a woman flanked by two men in front of tent. They are sitting on the ground

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Men engaged in a ceremony in a large tent.

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Men engaged in a ceremony in a large tent.

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Family Camping

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Men camping on Channel Islands.

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Family camping on Channel Islands.

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Man on Anacapa Island Beach

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Tents and people on horseback in rural area [image is degraded].

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Camping with tents and families

Beach Camp at Hueneme
The men took their turn cooking all dressed up in women's clothing. A group of women and children stand around under a large tent or canopy. Some of the group are looking into the camera. Caption reads: Hueneme Beach Camp, Sept. 23, 1907.

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Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) Encampment
Group photo of the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) Encampment held in a plaza in Ventura. Men and women are standing in a large group. A young boy is in the bottom-center of the image facing the viewer with his hands on his hips. There appear to be…

Southern Pacific Railroad Construction Camp
A group of white tents form a campsite at the Southern Pacific construction site.

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Baby Parade
Baby parade at the Ventura Street Fair. Babies in decorated strollers and dressed up children parade in a line down a street. Buildings, storefronts, banners, and street tents are visible. Caption on photograph reads: No. 53 Baby Parade Street Fair…
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