Browse Collections (16 total)

Glass Plate Negatives

Portable Drilling Rig

Over 500 glass plate negatives with images of Ventura County are presented. These include works of John Calvin Brewster, first resident photographer…

Port of Hueneme, Oxnard Harbor District

Cottage built in 1915 that housed the Women's Improvement Club of Hueneme and the Hueneme Library

Photos gathered for a slide presentation for the Port of Hueneme, Oxnard Harbor District President's Dinner at the Museum of Ventura County on…


San Buenaventura, Cal., 1877: Being a "Birds Eye" View of<br />
Downtown Ventura

Collection of digitized maps mainly of Ventura County, California

Art Collection

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Avenue Community Church Advertising Card postcard

Collection of historical Ventura County area postcards. Images include cityscapes, historical landmarks, buildings, people, and events. Expect this…

2020 Ventura County Protests

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Stories from COVID-19


As Ventura County residents react to new policies and recommendations aimed to restrict the virus’ spread, we wish to document and preserve the…

General Collection

Women Doing Laundry

Images in this collection represent various people, places, and subjects pertaining to Ventura County.

Brewster Photography

Steam Powered Ship in Ventura

This collection represents photographs by John Calvin Brewster, first Ventura County resident photographer during 1874–1909. This collection is not…

The 19th: Votes for Women Community Stories About Voting


The Museum of Ventura County is working to create an exhibit about Ventura County and the suffrage movement. To create this exhibit, we’d like to hear…

Object Collection

Three Dimensional Valentine's Day Card - Rose Bouquet

Veteran Oral Histories

In collaboration with the Ventura County Library, the Research Library and Archives completed three oral histories with veterans as a part of the…

Herman Keene Collection

Video footage of events in the life of Herman Keene, a lifetime resident of Santa Paula, California. He was born on December 26, 1878 and died on…

Carmen Ramirez Remembrance Collection


Martin and Associates

Map of Part of Subdivision 43, Rancho El Rio de Santa Clara o la Colonia

This collection includes engineering and architectural drawings, maps, and other planning documents created by the Robert Martin and Associates civil…

Voices of Ventura County

Voices of Ventura County Digitized Oral Histories is a remarkable collection that commemorates the rich tapestry of Ventura County's history over the…