Main Street, Ventura, 1870s

Image

Main Street, Ventura, 1870s
Main Street, Ventura, 1870s

Title

Main Street, Ventura, 1870s

Identifier

7618
10506

Source

VCLSA Collection [7618]
10506 added in 1984, possibly from California Historical Society Library

Description

Bird's eye view of Main Street looking east from Ventura Avenue. Several storefronts are visible, including a bakery. Hill school visible, which was built in 1873. Image taken in the 1870s, but after 1873.

Two duplicate photos in collection. Information on verso of photo 10506: "Spanish Quarter Main & Ventura Ave. 1896 - adobe bldgs., Camarillo & others. Poli St. School on Hill (1873-1927). New bakery Groceries & Provisions (left), Restaurante Mejicano (right). 'This print may not be used without permission in writing from the California Historical Society Library, 2099 Pacific, San Francisco, CA 94109. Neg. #27119.'"

Creator

Brewster, John Calvin

Date

1870s

Format

23.8 x 19 cm
25.5 x 21 cm
Black and white photograph

Subject

Main Street (Ventura, Calif.)
Storefronts
Hill School
Restaurants
Bakeries
Grocery stores

Coverage

California
Ventura County (Calif.)
Ventura (Calif.)

Publisher

Museum of Ventura County

Rights

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Type

Image

Language

English

Citation

Brewster, John Calvin, “Main Street, Ventura, 1870s,” Research Library at The Museum of Ventura County, accessed December 4, 2022, http://photographs.venturamuseum.org/items/show/5211.