General Collection


General Collection


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

Collection Items

William A. Free
Subject is turned slightly towards the right. He is holding open a law book and sitting in front of the law library. "He was appointed Judge of Superior Court April 4. 1949. He was defeated in the 1950 general election."

Charles F. Blackstock
Hon. Charles F. Blackstock in Judges Robe, he was appointed as Judge of the Superior Court on May 21, 1946. He retired November 1, 1959. Judge Blackstock is holding a open law book and is sitting in front of the law library. Charles F. Blackstock…

Louis C. Drapeau
He was appointed to the Superior Court on October 1, 1937, August 30, 1935, and May 16, 1944.

In March of 1949, he was appointed to the Appellate Court. Judge Drapeau was a past Grand Master of Masons in California in 1919. Judge Drapeau was the…

San Buenaventura
1936 aerial view of San Buenaventura

Aerial view of Ventura Marina
Ventura Marina post flood; being rebuilt. Looking eastward from the ocean.

Two Women Having Fun Early 1900's
"Eloquent pleading on the beach on a Sunday afternoon in Ventura." Two women at the beach--one is on her right knee looking up and the other is holding an umbrella and a book. Both of them are smiling at each other. Photo has a crease diagonally…

H.P Flint Jr.
H.P Flint in uniform looking at the camera, there are multiple civilians dressed up behind him.

James Crothers and his horse
James Crothers looking at the camera while holding reigns of his horse that is leading a wagon. He is standing in front of Seaside Oil Company and the White Garage.

Jose DeArnaz
A head shot of Jose DeArnaz, he is wearing a suit and tie

Henry Lewis
A head shot of Henry Lewis, he is wearing a collard shirt and a blazer

William Quinlan
William Quinlan standing on a Ventura Transfer Wagon that is led by two horses. They are in front of the Ventura Abstract Co.

Captain Robert Sudden
Portrait Captain Robert Sudden, he is wearing a suit and a bow tie and looking straight at the viewer. This portrait was taken later in his life.

Robert C. Sudden
Portrait of Robert C. Sudden. He is wearing a suit and tie and looking to the viewer's left.

Group Portrait with Contraband Outside of County Courthouse
Thirteen men kneel down in front of drums, in front of the Ventura County Courthouse. At least one appears to be in a uniform. Museum records indicate that this was the largest haul of contraband on the Pacific coast. 65 drums of 196 proof alcohol…

Bank of Ventura
Interior view of the Bank of Ventura. Four men are behind they counter. (L-R): Mr. Foster, Mr. Bernheim, Mr. Walker, and Mr. Chaffee. A lone chair sits in front of the curved counter.

Santa Paula Minstrel Troupe
Group portrait of the Santa Paula Minstrel Troupe. (L-R) W. Robertson, H. H. Hackett, E. Alcorn, George Wilson, O. R. Titus, James Rae, Fred Fernald, Paul Haugh, Eugene Kohler, J. Anderson, Bob Clark, and L. Grimes. The men are all wearing suits and…

Ventura County Hospital
Ventura County Hospital, a two-story white building. A portion of tuberculosis (TB) ward is visible at lower left corner.

Charles Donlon
Portrait of Charles Donlon. He is wearing a suit and is looking to the viewer's left.

Aerial View of Five Points Park
Aerial View of Five Points Park in Ventura, California.

Clark Gable Holding Lion Cubs
Portrait of Clark Gable holding two lion cubs. He is wearing a turtleneck shirt, sweater and slacks. A building can be seen in the background. He is smiling and looking at the camera.

Marguerite Welton Holding a Fish
Portrait of Marguerite Welton holding a fish. She is wearing a white apron and is looking at the camera.

Lt. Edwin Pinkerton Perched on Plane Wing
Lt. Edwin Pinkerton perched on wing looking towards viewers left. He is wearing flight goggles perched on his forehead.

Faulkner Red Barn
Faulkner red barn shortly after it was built. Elmer Outland with two children, workers, carpenter, and 4 horses pulling a wagon pictured. Two of the men are standing on the wagon.

Santa Paula Ord & Haselton's Baseball Team
Group photo of a group of nine men wearing baseball uniforms emblazoned with the letters O & H. They are also wearing hats and a necktie of sorts. The five men in front are holding baseball bats. There are two men on the sides not wearing uniforms…

Seaside Park
The west end of Seaside Park. Small palm trees line two dirt paths.
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