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A Ford near The Foothills Hotel post card
"A Ford near The Foothills Hotel, Nordhoff, Calif." captions this postcard showing two women on horseback in the middle of a river.
[Rieder, Publ., Los Angeles, Cal.; Made in Germany, 12003]

Lima Bean Ranch postcard
View of a Lima bean ranch near Ventura. There is a car and two palm trees in the field. Caption at bottom reads: "A Lima Bean Ranch near Ventura, Cal."
[Brakey, J.R., Ventura, Cal. (C.T.American Art, Chicago), A-67988]

A Man in Spanish Costume Talks to a Group of Women
A group of women and one man listen as a man in Spanish costume addresses them from the top of a set of steps. Katherine Haley is among the group of women, who also appear to be in costume.

A man with a horse and cart on the beach in front of the ocean and wharf.

A Scene From The Wharf-Ventura, Cal. Post Card
View of the coastline from the wharf. Small waves lap the beach in the foreground. Several houses sit just behind the sand, framed by a variety of trees. A mountain is in the distance.

A Sugar Beet Field postcard
Foreground features a sugar beet field. In the background you can see trees and some sort of structure.
[Rieder, M., Publ., Los Angeles, Cal., made in Germany, 9339]

A View of Limoneira postcard
Bird's-eye view of Limoneira Ranch. Lemon trees are visible in the center of the photograph and a car in visible in the foreground. Buildings are visible behind the trees. There are hills in the background of the photo.
Caption at top reads: "A View…

A View On Oak Street, Ventura, Cal. Post Card
A view of Oak Street. Several Victorian style homes lined with pine and palm trees sit on the left side of the asphalt road, facing businesses with simpler architecture and telephone poles. A figure in a dress stands outside the telegram office on…

A. Kenagy
A. Kenagy riding a bicycle down a dirt street. Buildings can be seen behind him. He is wearing a suit and a hat.


Half portrait of A. L. Hobson, seated, in a tuxedo, looking at the camera.

A. L. Hobson and Tom Mix at the Ventura County Fairgrounds, 1921
Profile view of A.L. Hobson and Tom Mix on horseback at the Ventura County fairgrounds, 1921. Ferris wheel in the background.

A. L. Hobson on Horse
A. L. Hobson sits on a horse dressed up for the Ventura County Fair. Hobson holds an instrument? in his hand and is wearing a suit. Spectators are in the background.

A. Norman Blacksmith Shop
Exterior view of "A. Norman Blacksmithing", a blacksmith shop owned by Arthur Norman. Street corner and side of shop is visible. The shop was at the corner of Oak and Santa Clara Streets, 403 Oak St., in Ventura. Signs on building also read…

A. Norman Portrait
Full portrait of A. Norman standing on the walkway in front of what appears to be a residence. He wears a three piece suit and tie and holds a hat in his left hand. He is looking off to the viewer's right and has a small smile. According to library…

A. Ruiz Liquor Store
Mounted group photograph of "Uncle Arturo's Liquor store" with many people standing along the sidewalk in front of the liquor store that reads "A. Ruiz" on a sign above the door. "Uncle Tomas" drives a horse drawn buggy parked in front of the store.…

A&P Food Store
This image shows the exterior of the A and P (A&P) Food Store in Ventura. The store was operated by the Inadomi family. It later became the Poinsettia Bowl.

First page of handwritten copy of Assembly Bill Number 218, approved March 22, 1872, by the California State Legislature. Also contains original certification document, signed April 2, 1872 by H.H. Russell, deputy, for Drury Malone, Secretary of…

Abandoned Oil Drilling Site
Bird's eye view of old abandoned drilling site, with dilapidated buildings in view. "Presently this type of operation would be cleaned up and wells 'capped' for future use or discard."

Acme Bottling Works
Side-view from the street of Acme Bottling Works, northwest corner of Hemlock and Poli Streets in Ventura

Action Shot From Basketball Game Between Oxnard and Ventura High Schools, 1987
Oxnard High School's Walter Bell weaves between Ventura High School's Nathan Hantgin and Cory Brown during a basketball game at Ventura High School. Another Oxnard High School player is watching the play happen. There is a crowd of spectators in the…

Actor Toby Otani
This image shows Toby Otani in costume during a live stage performance in Hollywood. Toby is a member of the Otani family of Oxnard. He went on to enjoy an acting career in Hollywood.

Actors in a Play, Upper Ojai Theater
Woody and Erica Ch---leliss in a play at the Upper Ojai Theater, 1946. Woody looks concerned and stands behind Erica, seated with a forlorn or concerned look on her face.

Addie Webster Borgstrom

Adelaida Camarillo
Full portrait of Adelaida Camarillo, a young woman, in a dark flowered dress, 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 is next to her on her left.

Mrs. A. J. Comstock portrait
Bust portrait of Mrs. A. J. Comstock, posed looking into the camera. She was the mother of Victoria Comstock who married Edwin Sheridan.
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