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Bottle Village
View of Bottle Village in Simi, which shows a walkway between bottle covered buildings. Mountains are visible in the background. Bottle Village located at 4595 Cochran St. in Simi Valley.

Funeral Procession for Dr. Bard
The Funeral Procession for Dr. Bard going down Main and California. His white horse can be seen in the middle of the procession. Angel statue on the northwest corner is visible in the lower right.

Bank of A. Levy Interior
Interior view of Bank of A. Levy, Inc., old building, Oxnard Drive. Shows bank teller windows. A man with his back turned writes at one of the teller windows (possibly W.R. Livingstone) while Achille Levy faces out of a teller window toward the…

Bridge at San Juan Barranca
San Juan Barranca on Ventura Avenue facing north. A two-story house is in the background where the road forks. Library records state: "1900. Cost $1868. Details of construction on back of photo. (J. B, WAUD 1904)

Bicycle Outing, 1890's
A group of men and women appear to rest from their bicycle riding. There are bikes parked around them. Members of the group stand or sit near a pool of water in a wooded area. There is a high embankment behind them, possibly with a road above it.…

Front View of the Glen Tavern in Santa Paula
A front view of the Glen Tavern taken from across the street.

Glen Tavern Inn
Front view of The Glen Tavern Inn in Santa Paula, California taken from across the street.

Portrait of Adelaide Comstock
A posed portrait of Adelaide Comstock. Comstock is in a 3/4 view, facing towards the left of the camera. Image is faded.
Text along the bottom of the image reads, "Grandmother Comstalk."

Portrait of Adelaide Comstock
A posed portrait of Adelaide Comstock. Comstock is in a 3/4 view, facing towards the left of the camera.
Text along the top of the image reads, "Grandmother Comstalk."

Adelaide Comstock Seated
A shot of Adelaide Comstock seated in a chair. The image does not appear to be a staged portrait.
Text on bottom of image reads, "Grandmother Comstock"

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Portrait of Mrs. Theodosia B. Shepherd in Repose
Portrait bust of Mrs. Theodosia B. Shepherd with her head resting on her hand.

Theodosia B. Shepherd was born October 14, 1845 in Keosauqua, Iowa. She was a pioneer and leader of the California flower cultivation and hybridization industry. She…

Portrait of Mrs. Theodosia B. Shepherd
A portrait bust of Mrs. Theodosia B. Shepherd. She is turned three-quarters towards the right of the camera.

Theodosia B. Shepherd was born October 14, 1845 in Keosauqua, Iowa. She was a pioneer and leader of the California flower cultivation and…

Portrait of Mrs. Theodosia B. Shepherd
A posed portrait bust of Mrs. Theodosia B. Shepherd. She is in profile view of the camera. Taken from Theodosia B. Shepherd's book, Descriptive Catalogue, Flowers, Plants Seeds, Bulbs. Typed text on bottom reads, "Mrs. Theodosia B. Shepherd."…

Trolley Car
A photograph of a trolley car that ran between Port Hueneme, California and Oxnard, California. Several passengers sit inside the trolley car. Text along the top of the trolley reads, "Ventura County Railway."

St. Francis Dam Flood Near Bardsdale
Panorama of the landscape east of Bardsdale flooded by the St. Francis Dam Disaster. A farmhouse or barn is visible at the bottom of the panorama, on the edge of the flooded landscape.

Text in bottom right of photo reads, "Flooded Area East of…

Gill Brothers Lima Bean Threshing Outfit
Panorama shot of the Gill Brothers lima bean threshing outfit in Camarillo, California. Several farm workers stand in the forefront looking at the camera. Threshing equipment and horse-drawn carts are in the background.

Bean Threshing on Deidrick Ranch
Panorama of a bean threshing outfit on Deidrick Ranch. A group of workers stand in the center of the shot and face the camera. The bean threshing machine is behind them.

Winter League Opening Game
Distant group photo of the Ventura Shell and Pacific Electric Ball Clubs before the Winter League opening game.

Santa Paula North Grammar School
Panorama group photo of the students and staff of the Santa Paula North Grammar School, including Principal Elsie S. Miller and Superintendent Charles D. Jones.

Sources from the city of Santa Paula and the Santa Paula Unified School District…

View from Fairview Road in Ojai
A tinted panorama of the landscape seen from the top of Fairview Road in Ojai, California.

Photograph was found in the Ojai, California home of E.D. Libbey.

Ventura BPOE at El Rancho Selecto
A distant, group photo of Ventura County BPOE (Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks) members at El Rancho Selecto in Santa Susana, California (now part of Simi Valley, California).

Text at bottom of photo reads, "Ventura (illegible) B.P.O.E. at…

The Limoneira in Santa Paula
Limoneira Company in Santa Paula, California. A panorama of a lemon orchard and a large pool of water. A man stands by the water's edge.

Text in the bottom left corner reads, "One of the California Wonders / Limoneira - Santa Paula / A six…

Downtown Plaza in Oxnard
A panoramic view of the downtown plaza in Oxnard. View shows Poggie's Drug Store, Oxnard Courier, Chas. Rowe Livery & Feed Stable, Eagle Bathhouse, Oxnard Fire Station, L.B. Hdw & Impl. Co., Louis Brenneis Machine-Implement Works, and Weigle Maghy…

Group Riding a Trolley
A group photo of several individuals riding a trolley. Text along the top of the trolley reads, "The Bakersfield\Ventura RR. Co." Library sources indicate that the trolley ran between Port Hueneme and Oxnard.

Ventura Avenue Oil Field
A panoramic view of the Ventura Avenue oil field from a hill at Gosnell Bend.
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