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Aerial View of Oxnard Looking North East
Aerial view of Oxnard with city in the center of the image. Agricultural land bordering the city. Library records indicate image was taken before 1930.

Aerial View of Oxnard Looking North of Wooley Road
Aerial image looking north from Wooley Road. Oxnard Sugar Beet Factory visible on the right side of the image and Oxnard city to the left. Possibly Topatopa mountains visible in the background. Library records indicate image was taken before 1930.

Aerial View of Oxnard Sugar Beet Factory
Aerial image looking north with the Oxnard Sugar Beet Factory in the center. Oxnard city visible on the top left of the image. Library records indicate image was taken before 1930.

Aerial View of North West Oxnard
Aerial view looking north west with Oxnard city above center. Possibly Topatopa Mountains visible in the background. Library records indicate image was taken before 1930.

Aerial View of Oxnard Sugar Beet Factory, with Oxnard in the Background
Aerial image with Oxnard Sugar Beet Factory in the foreground. Oxnard visible in the background. Image taken from the northwest. Library records indicate image was taken before 1930.

Aerial View of Oxnard, Looking West Towards the Ocean
Aerial view of Oxnard, possibly 8th street in the foreground. Agriculture fields and Pacific Ocean visible in the background. Train visible on the bottom far left of the image. Library records indicate image was taken before 1930.

Aerial View of Oxnard Boulevard
Aerial view with Oxnard Boulevard visible in the foreground. C Street visible on the left side of the image. Library records indicate image was taken before 1930.

Aerial View of Oxnard, Looking North Between Oxnard Boulevard and C Street
Aerial view of Oxnard looking toward the north. Oxnard Sugar Beet Factory visible on the right side of the image. Agricultural land in the background. Library records indicate image was taken before 1930.

Buildings of Russell Ranch Headquarters
Bird's eye view of the buildings of he Russell Ranch Headquarters, Conejo. Buildings are surrounded by land dotted with trees. Currently this is under Westlake Lake (2022).

Piru Railroad Station
Side and front view of Piru RR station. Train tracks visible on left side of image. The station was built in 1888, closed in 1958, and retired in 1961.

Ventura Railroad Station
View of the Ventura RR Station looking east from northwest corner. Was located at 330 S. Kalorama at Front St. It was demolished in 1973.

Ventura Railroad Station
View of the Ventura RR Station looking west from north side. Was located at 330 S. Kalorama at Front St. It was demolished in 1973.

Ventura Railroad Station
View of side and front of the Ventura RR Station from west looking northeast. Train tracks in foreground. Was located at 330 S. Kalorama at Front St. It was demolished in 1973.

Joe Russell, Sr. on Horseback
Side view of Joe Russell, Sr. on horse, Jim, ready to work cattle. Taken in Conejo.

Saticoy Railroad Depot
Exterior view of the Saticoy Railroad Depot with a train coming into or leaving the station. Huge plumes of dark smoke come out of the train. Railroad tracks in foreground of image. Building across the tracks from the station visible on right of…

Flower Held by Man's Hand
Photograph of a flower held by a man's hand. The flower is very large and is held by a short stem. The flower is held upright by the hand on top of a small table or other piece of furniture covered with a cloth.

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Main Street Ventura, 1920
Main Street looking west from California Street, Ventura, CA. Several automobiles parked and in the street. Buildings and storefronts visible on both sides of Main Street. Utility poles dot the sidewalks along the street.

Santa Cruz Island Watercolor
View of Santa Cruz Island in water color showing a valley with buildings and farmland. Library records indicate "Santa Cruz Island water color (reproduction) by James Madison Alden, 1855, entitled Rancho & Valley, Sta. Cruz Is. Earliest known…

Ojai Valley Band
Group photo of the Ojai Valley Band posed in a row in front of a train. There are passengers on the train as well as train conductors. Library records indicate "First train to the [Ojai] Valley 12 Mar 1898."

L-R: Charles Mathew; Charles Gibson;…

Sheep Round Up on Santa Cruz Island
Large group of sheep at last coming into the main ranch barnyard at the end of a round up. A cloud of dust rises up above them. A trio of men on horseback follow the sheep. Windmill, hills, and trees in background.

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Sheep Herding on Santa Cruz Island
Bird's eye view of sheep being driven across the barnyard toward the shearing shed. The end of a round up. Dust fills the air behind the group of sheep. In the background are several buildings, horses, and stacks of hay.

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Shearing Shed Interior
View of the interior of a large shearing shed on Santa Cruz Island. Library records indicate: "Gates that form partitions between pens (on left) are rolled out (middle right) seat from which fichas are given out. On both sides of seat are shelves on…

Steamer Humboldt at Santa Cruz Island Wharf
Bird's eye view of the steamer Humboldt at Santa Cruz Island wharf in Prisoners Harbor. Numerous trees in foreground. Vast view of the ocean in background.

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Matilija Plunge Group Photo
Group photo of four boys in swimsuits standing in a line on steps outside of Matilija Plunge. There are some adults in the background seated on a porch.

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David Flynn
Portrait bust of David Flynn, wearing a suit, tie and glasses looking slightly left of the viewer. Flynn was a Ventura Co. Supervisor, appointed 1931 and served to 1934.
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