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Calvin Day Brewster, Baby Portrait
Full portrait of Calvin Day Brewster as a baby, seated in a chair, wearing a gown. An arm holding him is visible in the photo behind him. Calvin was born in 1877 and died in 1879. He was the son of John Calvin Brewster and Mary O'beria Brewster.

Peak Sisters Concert group photo
Group photo of ten women in white dunce hats. They all wear white or light colored shawls and some are sitting. Title on library records is "Peak Sisters Concert."

Portrait of a Chinese Couple
Full standing portrait of a Chinese man and woman wearing traditional Chinese clothing. Both are looking into the camera. There is a chair between them and the woman holds a flower in her hand, while the man holds an umbrella in one hand and what…

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Pansy Augusta Brewster, Child Portrait
Full portrait of Pansy Augusta Brewster as a toddler, standing on an upholstered chair leaning with one arm resting on the back of the chair. She faces the camera wearing a solemn expression. She wears a light colored dress, stockings, and Mary Jane…

John Calvin Brewster
Three-quarters self portrait of J. C. Brewster, in a suit with a long coat and top hat. He rests one hand in a pant pocket and rests an arm on an upholstered chair back, leaning slightly into the chair. He gazed to the right of the viewer.

Pansy Augusta Brewster, Child Portrait
Full, seated portrait of Pansy Augusta Brewster, lounging on her left side on an upholstered chair. She has one leg tucked under her, is turned toward the camera, gazes upward. She is holding something in her lap and wears a small bow in her hair.

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J. C. Brewster Family Portrait
Group bust portrait of (l-r) John Calvin Brewster, Pansy Brewster, and Mary Brewster. J.C. Brewster wears a suit and tie, while Pansy and Mary wear high collared dresses. All are gazing in different directions away from the viewer.

Pansy Augusta Brewster, Baby Portrait
Full, seated portrait of a smiling Pansy Augusta Brewster in an upholstered chair, clutching a doll to her side. She is looking off the left of the viewer, and her body is turned left.

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Ventura Beach at Low Tide
Sepia toned stereoscope view of beach near the Ventura fairgrounds at low tide. Man, woman and child in among rocks and tide pools. Photo has a cardboard backing.

T. H. Warring
Full, seated portrait of Mr. T. H. Warring. He wears a suit and tie and sits facing the camera but gazing to the right of the viewer. He sits on an upholstered chair with his hat in hand.

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Ventura Mission and Photography Studio
Exterior view of the San Buenaventura Mission showing the photography studio next door to it in what appears to be an adjoining building east of the mission. There are people in front of the photography studio, which has steps leading down to the…

Sol N. Sheridan, Jr.
Full portrait of Sol Sheridan, standing with a walking stick in one hand and leaning/resting an arm on an upholstered, fringed chair. Sol is wearing a suit and looking to the left of the viewer. The image has the number "2200" written on it, as well…

Ah Chang
Full, seated portrait of Ah Chang in traditional Chinese clothing , shoes and hat. He holds a fan in one hand and the other rests on a table beside him. He is looking into the camera with a small smile on his face. He is seated on an elaborately…

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Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Seckinger
Full portrait of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Seckinger on the day of their wedding. Mrs. Seckinger wears a floor length veil and Mr. Seckinger three piece suit or tuxedo with bowtie and boutonniere.

Mr. and Mrs. Alex Gill
Full portrait of Mr. and Mrs. Alex Gill of Springville. Mr. Gill is seated with legs crossed facing the camera, and Mrs. Gill stands at his side, hands resting on his chair, turned to the left of the viewer looking left.

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Ventura Brass Band
Group photo, Ventura Brass Band in uniform with instruments in hand. They are ten men standing next to one another on a sidewalk. The two men at either end have drums, while the others have brass instruments. The man on far right has a large drum…

Bartlett's Band
Group portrait of Bartlett's Band, all men, in uniform and with their instruments in hand.

Bertha Ayers
Bust portrait of Bertha Ayers as a toddler or young child. She is in a light colored gown or blouse and is looking off to the left of the camera.

Corner of Oak and Main Streets, Ventura sepia
View of advertisement for John Calvin Brewster's photography studio at the corner of Main and Oak Street in Ventura. There are many men gathered around the advertisement which contains sample photographs and is adorned with US flags. Above and to the…

Lee Wong
Portrait of Lee Wong, seated, in traditional Chinese clothing, hat and shoes. He is seated on a bench with a walking stick in one hand and his other hand resting on his thigh. He is facing the camera but looking downward. According to library records…

Wineman Clothing Store
Exterior view of the front of The Wineman Clothing Store with three men in front, identified as (l-r): Simon Wineman (the oldest Wineman brother), Frank Daly, J.R. Eastin. A sign reading "Chicago Clothing" hangs along the top of the store. According…

Bank of Ventura 1892
Exterior street view of the Bank of Ventura upon completion in March 1892 (corner of Oak and Main Streets in Ventura) with a view of Oak Street running alongside it on the left of image. Some horse drawn wagons and carts can be seen on Oak Street and…

Walter Vickers
Full portrait of Walter Vickers, a young boy of about 5, standing with one arm resting on an upholstered chair. His body faces the viewer but he is gazing to the right of viewer. Walter wears a belted coat, shorts, tall socks, and boots.

Portrait of a Chinese Domestic Worker
Portrait of a male Chinese domestic worker. He is wearing traditional Chinese clothing, shoes, and hat, and is seated looking at the viewer. He is holding a fan in one hand and something indistinguishable in the other. He sits in an upholstered chair…
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