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Museum of Ventura County Employees in Costumes
Outdoor glossy photograph of Museum of Ventura County employees. All are wearing colorful costumes probably for upcoming event. One of the women (in a grass skirt in the middle) holds a two-headed lamb belonging to the museum's collection. [Two…

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Pumpkins at Limoneira Ranch
Outdoor photograph of an extensive pumpkin patch at Limoneira Ranch, with a Victorian home and two red barns in the background.

Written on the back of the photo:
"This pleasing photograph captured by me, Dean Hobbs Blanchard, Ca. 1984, at the…

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Large Group of Children in Costumes
Group photo of a large group of children all dressed in costumes. The children are standing in front of Washington School in Ventura, and most have big smiles. There are two teachers not in costume standing amongst them. It is unclear why they are in…

Group Photo in a Mass of Pumpkins
An unidentified group poses in a mass of pumpkins. Three women sit on pumpkins and each holds one pumpkin aloft in one hand. A man stands with a pipe in his mouth.

Clown on Santa Clara Street in Ventura
A clown in a striped and starred costume with a ruffled neck stands in front of his mule, who is also dressed festively. They stand on Santa Clara Street in Ventura with Plaza School in the background on the right of the image. Photo is from the…

Johanna Overby Picking Pumpkins
Johanna Overby in foreground of image, picks a large pumpkin from a pumpkin patch. In the background is the Benjamin Dudley home on Telegraph Road in Ventura.

Elephant and Ape Seated Together
Spencer Garrett (left) wears an elephant costume while Nancy Garrett (right) wears an ape costume. They are seated at a banquet table at a United Way fundraiser in Camarillo, Cal. There are many people in the background. Ventura County Star-Free…

Golden West Days 1934, Library Staff Group Photo
Library staff in Ventura pose in costume for Golden West Days celebration, May 1934. They are outside on a lawn.

Back row (l-r): Pearl McDowell, Opal Elynn, Juanita Callender, Phyllis Raffeto (?), Dora Fossatti, Ana Jean Lewis, Louise Davis, Edna…

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Librarians Dressed as "Books"
Snapshot of 7 librarians dressed in costume. They pose outdoor on a lawn. A dog on a leash also joins them. Photo title was originally "Library stunt-Books."

Librarians pictured are (l-r): Dora Fossatti as "Hans Brinker"; Regina ____ as "Art in…

Fred Roth
Full portrait of Fred Roth, looking into the camera. He wears a tuxedo and bowtie as well as gloves and a hat. He is resting one arm on the back of a chair and holds a cane or walking stick. There is a false background behind him and furs on the…

Pile of Pumpkins
Mounted photograph of a pile of large pumpkins stacked in a wooded area. Engraved on one of the pumpkins is "RATS", and on another is "We are pumpkins F.F. Gaylord Chicago."

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Miss Perkins as Columbia
Studio portrait of a woman dressed as "Columbia on States Float, July 4th Parade, 1876." The woman is identified as Miss Perkins. There is a backdrop of a fireplace behind her. She wears a crown, a cloak with a long train, and a scepter.

Mirror Lake
Two views of Mirror Lake near Tico Road on road to Ojai. Mountains in background. Both views show the bank of the lake in foreground.

Minerva Magdalena Camarillo
Full portrait of Minerva Magdalena Camarillo, a young girl, in a plaid dress standing on a footstool. She is facing the viewer but turned to her right slightly with one hand resting on the back of an upholstered chair. A small table with a bust on it…

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Mrs. M. J. Laurent
Full standing portrait of Mrs. M. J. Laurent of La Colonia. Mrs. Laurent is wearing a dark dress with ruffled cuffs and collar. She leans one hand on an upholstered chair and gazes slightly right of the viewer. A backdrop of a fireplace is present.

John A. Barry
Three quarters portrait of John A. Barry, side view, leaning slightly against an upholstered chair. He is wearing a suit and bowtie, as well as a beard. J. A. Barry was a surveyor and Ventura County pioneer.

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Sepia toned bust portrait of Mary Brewster, wife of J. C. Brewster. Mrs. Brewster faces the camera but turns head and gazes to the viewer's left. She wears here hair in a bun and has a lace trimmed bow on the bodice of her blouse or dress.

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Pansy Augusta Brewster Walking On a Pipe
Blue toned outdoor photograph of Pansy Augusta Brewster walking along and balancing on a pipe. Big smile on face. There are trees and the faint outline of a mountains in the background. Photograph is mounted on an odd shaped cardboard backing,…

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Pansy Brewster in Fancy Cloak With Flowers in Hair
Sepia toned full studio portrait of Pansy Brewster, side view. She is dressed in a light colored lacy dress with shawl or cloak with collar and furry fringe. She wears her hair up with flowers in it. There is a fur in the foreground and a studio…

Pansy Augusta Brewster, Age 21
Sepia toned full side view portrait of Pansy Augusta Brewster at approximately age 21. Pansy is sitting in a chair, holding two roses, and appears to be examining them. Pansy wears her hair in a Gibson Girl hairstyle and is wearing long gloves and a…

Pansy Augusta Brewster, Age 7
Oval charcoal toned bust portrait of Pansy Brewster, at age 7. Pansy is smiling looking to the right of the viewer, and has her hair pulled back by a headband.

Pansy Augusta Brewster, Age 5
Sepia toned bust portrait of a very young Pansy Augusta Brewster, at age 5 possibly. Pansy is wearing a light colored dress and is looking to the viewers right.

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Pansy Augusta Brewster, Age 10
Sepia toned indoor bust portrait of Pansy Augusta Brewster at age 10. Pansy is leaning on the back of an upholstered chair, gazing to the viewer's left. She has large necklace on.

Two Girls on Swing Portrait
Sepia toned indoor studio photograph of two girls in lovely dresses sitting on a swing, facing the camera. They link arms and hold onto the ropes of the swing. Straw hats lay in the foreground on hay covered ground. Pansy Augusta Brewster is girl on…

Fred Carlisle Snodgrass Baby Portrait
Full sepia toned portrait photograph of Fred Carlisle Snodgrass as an infant (age 6 mos. to 1 yr.). Fred is seated and in profile, but turned toward the camera. He appears to have light colored curly hair and is wearing a light colored gown.…

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