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River and hills with campsite.

Fishing in a canyon river.

Camping with tents and families

Drawing of Lake Bennett wilderness area.

Drawing of a sled in a wilderness area.

Family Camping

Potrero Seco Forest Service Station
Image is of Potrero Seco Forest Service Station. Scene shows two horses in a field facing each other (view of horses in profile) with a flag pole between them--a United States flag flying atop the flag pole.

Group photo of a hunting party on the North fork of Matilija Creek. There are five men on horseback, some are carrying rifles. There are two pack mules with the group.

Black-and-white footage, some disturbing and graphic, of backcountry, wilderness, snowy weather, captive African lions, hunting and trapping of animals.

Child playing in yard with dog and cat; Trees and large rocks; Two people outside of structure…

Men and Horses Carrying Deer
A group of three unidentified men with horses carrying deer on their backs. One man rides a horse and two men lead horses. Mounted photograph.

Arnulfo Sanchez in Sespe Canyon
Arnulfo Sanchez stands on a boulder in a creek or river at Sespe Canyon. He is off the left of the image, rocky hills in background, and he wears a suit and tie.

Mail Day at Ozena postcard
Image shows an automobile, group of men, a horse-drawn wagon, and a couple of buildings. Mountains in the background. "Mail day at Ozena" printed across bottom.
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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…

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…

U.S. Forest Ranger at Willet Cabin in the Sespe
An unidentified U.S. Forest Ranger stands in front of 3 horses at the Willett Cabin in the Sespe. The ranger looks at the viewer. Cabin with a stone chimney and a shade structure in the background.

Union Oil Company, Santa Paula Canyon
Bird's eye view of buildings and tanks belonging to Union Oil Company located in Santa Paula Canyon, surrounded by trees and wilderness. Three men and a dog visible in the scene. Tall mountains in background.


Group Photo at Lopez Adobe
A large group of men, women, and children gather for a group portrait outside of the old Lopez Adobe. Exterior view of the home built at the mouth of Matilija Canyon. Some of the people are on horseback, one man holds a rifle, and one man sits on a…

Head of Seymour Creek with Mt. Pinos Behind
Scene showing meadow and mountains. According to library records: "Head of Seymour Creek with Mt. Pinos behind (on right). Meadow in foreground is where Kelly caught a grizzly bear [Kelly's full name is not given]. Meadow was known as Examiner…


Man Standing at Site of Bear Trap
Charlie Brown standing on site of bear trap at head of Seymour Creek, Lockwood Valley. He is surrounded by wilderness and is looking at the camera.


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.

Twin Falls, Matilija Hot Springs, Ventura County, Cal. postcard
Two women sit atop a boulder with waterfalls cascading down either side of the boulder. Image from the point of view of the creek bank opposite the waterfalls. Caption on bottom of card reads "Twin Falls, Matilija Hot Springs, Ventura County,…
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