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Ventura Junior High Class Photo, 1931
Ventura Junior High School class photo, showing girl students. Ruth Ventura Zapf is in front row, third from left. Adah Callahan is in front row, second from right.

A building at the Ventura County Fairgrounds was named for Callahan.

Group Photo by Palm Tree
Shows a large group of men, women, and children posed for a photo. Large palm in background. Individuals largely unidentified. Museum records indicate that man on far left is Charles F. Zapf.

Henry Arellanes Family Portrait
Family portrait of Henry Arellanes (right), wife, and their nine children. Mrs. Arellanes holds the youngest daughter on her lap. Three older children stand between their parents. Younger children sit or kneel between their parents. There are six…

Portrait of Karl Zapf with Violin
Portrait of Karl Zapf aged 9 holding a violin under his arm. Karl is turned three-quarters to the viewer's right. He is looking towards the viewer. He is wearing a suit, messy tie, and has his hair side-parted and slicked over.

Museum records…

Portrait of Charles F. Zapf
Portrait of Charles Frederich Zapf. Charles is turned three-quarters to the viewer's right. He is wearing a dark-colored suit, waistcoat, and bow tie. He wears a drooping mustache. He is posed with his hands in his pockets.

Charles Zapf and Power Plant Workers
Shows Charles F. Zapf (second from right) with three unidentified men. The men are all dressed in hard hats and long coats that appear to be leather. An automobile and corrugated metal structure in background.

Museum records indicate that Charles…

Henry Arellanes' Children
Shows Henry Arellanes' daughter and son posed together outdoors. Daughter is wearing a light-colored dress, floral crown, and veil. Son is wearing a suit with boutonniere, and has his hair side-parted and slicked over. Tree, foliage, and pathway in…

Ventura High School Pole Vaulter
Shows an unidentified student pole vaulting at a sporting event at Ventura High School. Student athlete is shown mid-jump as he passes over the bar while still holding onto the pole. A second, unidentified student appears to be running towards the…

Residential Street Scene, Ventura
Shows a view of a residential street looking over the front yards of the homes on one side of the street. View appears to have been taken from someone standing on the sidewalk or a lawn. Automobiles are parked parallel at the sidewalk. Two men…

Charles and Karl Zapf
Shows Charles F. Zapf (left) standing on a lawn with his son Karl Edward Zapf. Charles is wearing a dark suit, tie, and glasses. Karl is wearing a dark cardigan-sweater, light pants, tie, and has his hair in a slicked-over style. Tree, fence, and…

Celia Zapf in Opera Costume
Shows Celia Zapf standing in the yard of 57 N. Laurel Street. She is dressed in a costume for a Glee Club opera performance at Ventura High School. Her costume includes a long floral skirt, tunic-style shirt, and a head scarf. House, automobile, and…

Celia Zapf in Opera Costume
Shows Celia Zapf standing in the side alley of 57 N. Laurel Street. She is dressed in a costume for a Glee Club opera performance at Ventura High School. Her costume includes a tiered skirt and black lace veil.

Celia Zapf in Opera Costume
Shows Celia Zapf in a short-sleeved dress for a Glee Club opera performance at her high school. She is standing by a small palm tree in the yard of 57 N. Laurel Street. Houses and automobiles in background.

Jeanne Zapf and Friend
Shows Jeanne Georgiana Zapf and an unidentified woman standing on the sidewalk outside of 57 N. Laurel Street. A automobile is behind them.

Georgiana Mongari Brown
Portrait of Georgiana Mongari Brown standing next to a garden fence. Shrubbery shown on right side of image. Georgiana is wearing a large, decorated hat, Edwardian style coat, dark-colored shirtwaist, and skirt. Skirt and coat appear to have…

Newell and Donald Zapf in Western Costumes
Shows Newell and Donald Zapf as young boys dressed in Western or cowboy-style costumes. Costumes include jeans, furry chaps, vests, bandanas, and hats. House in background.

Ruth Ventura Zapf Riding Pony
Shows Ruth Ventura Zapf as a young girl riding a spotted pony. The pony is standing next to wooden building lined with shrubs.

Museum records include note that the photographer owned the pony and went door-to-door soliciting photographs.

Zapf Girls
Shows (L-R) Celia, Ruth Ventura, and Jeanne Zapf standing together. All three girls are wearing light colored dresses and knee-high socks. Small palms behind them.

Museum records include note that Jeanne is wearing hair ribbons gifted to her by…

Newell Zapf at Attention
Shows Newell Zapf standing at attention in his military uniform at Camp White, Oregon. He is aged 19 in the photo. His uniform consists of a cap, shin-length coat, boots and spats, utility belt, and rifle. He is facing the camera and is holding his…

Newell Zapf in Military Gear
Shows Newell Zapf wearing his military uniform at Camp White, Oregon. Newell is aged 19 in photo. His uniform includes a cap, a shin-length coat, boots and spats, a utility belt, and a rifle. He is holding the rifle in both hands, and is angled to…

Delphine Ruiz Zapf
Bust portrait of Delphine Ruiz Zapf standing outside at 57 N. Laurel Street. She is wearing a floral print dress and is turned three-quarters to the viewer's right. Her hair is curled and is pinned up. A two-story house is in background.

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Delphine Ruiz Zapf and Two Dogs
Shows Delphine Ruiz Zapf standing in the street outside of 57 N. Laurel Street with two small dogs. Delphine is holding a shovel and is looking at the dogs. She is wearing a short-sleeved dress and gardening gloves. Dogs appear to be dachshunds. Dog…

Epifanio and Erlinda Arellanes Manzo
Shows Epifanio (right) and Erlinda Arellanes Manzo standing next to a parked automobile on Meta Street. Erlinda is wearing a light-colored dress. Epifanio is wearing a dark cardigan sweater and striped tie. A dog is visible sitting in the driver's…

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Georgiana Mongari Brown and Fritz Zapf
Shows Georgiana Mongari Brown seated on a wooden chair on a lawn. She is holding baby Fritz Zapf on her lap. Georgiana is wearing a light-colored dress and has her hair pinned up. Fritz is standing on Georgiana's lap and is wearing light-colored baby…

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Group at Table
Shows four people seated at a table. Shelves of jars, bottles, and packages to left of table. Oven and stove in left side foreground. Man in center is identified as Arturo Ruiz. The woman seated on the left may be Raphaela Cota Ruiz.
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