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Thresher on Cloyne Ranch
Donlon thresher taken on the Cloyne Ranch. A group of men with mule or horse drawn wagons stop their work to pose for a photograph. View is from above the group. The thresher is in the middle and right of the image. A pile of sacks is stacked neatly…

Eusebio and Lorenza Castillo on Their El Rio Farm
Eusebio and Lorenza Castillo stand side by side on their farm on Cortez Street, El Rio. Farm buildings and crops are in the background.

Apricot Pickers on the Staire Ranch
Group photo of apricot pickers, men, women, and children, on the Staire Ranch standing in front of a pitting shed. Staire Ranch was on Ventura Avenue. On the right, the woman with dirty apron, hand to head, is Muriel C. Eells. Man in dark coveralls…

Citrus Workers
This image is an exterior group portrait of Japanese citrus workers posing with their supervisor in a citrus orchard at the Teague-McKevett Ranch.

Boxmakers at Blanchard Packinghouse in Santa Paula
Four male boxmakers (wooden crates for lemons) group portrait. The men are standing in front of boxes piled high. One man holds a box in one hand. Men are: Phillipe (possibly Felipe) Lopez, Jesus Gonzales, Leon Preciado and Enrique Vela. Location is…

Boxmakers at Blanchard Packinghouse in Santa Paula
Four male boxmakers (wooden crates for lemons) group portrait. The men are standing or sitting surrounded by boxes with brand seals and drawings of lemons on them. Leon Preciado, Sr. (left) and Jesus Gonzales (2nd from right) are among the group.…

Mound Threshing Company
Mound Threshing Company workers in the field with harvest. Scene shows threshing equipment, wagons, mules, horses, sacks and mounds of hay or straw. Workers stand or sit and face camera for the photo.

Teague-McKevett Ranch Noon Scene
Panorama of Teague-McKevett Ranch with agricultural workers standing in a line in foreground of photo. A house, a barn, mules, buildings/sheds, a man dressed all in white (like a cook?), wind rows, and orchards are visible. Mountains in the…

Agricultural Group Photo
Outdoor panorama sepia toned photograph of an agricultural scene very similar to #38792. "Sudden Derritt" printed in white on face of photograph. Man in
buckboard in foreground. Loaded wagons, pulley belt thresher, workers and horses visible. On…

Workers in Lima Bean Fields, Santa Paula
Sepia toned outdoor farming scene with men, threshing machinery, horses and wagons. Photograph is "rippled" from being glued to a backing. "Thermal Belt Thrashing Company operating in the Lima Bean fields near SantaPaula,Cal." "Photo#676 S.U.…

Limoneira Panorama
Panoramic photograph of Limoneira, showing rows of lemon trees, adjacent fields, flat buildings, and mountains in the background.

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Panorama of agricultural workers, mules, and lemon crates at Limoneira. Captions read: "Noon time scene, World's greatest Lemon Ranch owned by the Limoneira Company of Santa Paula, California, USA." and "Photograph #694 S.U. Bunnell, 45 Stevenson…

Hauling Beets Near Oxnard postcard
Three wagonloads of beets are pulled by a team of horses in the middle of a field.
[Rieder Publ., Los Angeles, Cal., made in Germany, 2904]

Four hundred (400) acres of Lemons, Limoneira Ranch postcard
Bird's Eye View of Lemoneria [Limoneira] Ranch and its surrounding 400 acres of Lemon trees with mountains in the background.
[Rieder, M., Publ., Los Angeles, Cal. And Dresden, 6718]

Oxnard, CA Strawberry Fields postcard
A view of Strawberry Fields in Oxnard, CA. Rows of strawberries are visible along with field workers who are picking the berries. Port-o-Pottys and vehicles visible in the background.
[Columbia Publishing, P.O. Box 675, Ojai, California 93023., T…

Hauling (5 Ton) of Sugar Beets, Oxnard postcard
A wagonload of beets is hauled by a team of eight mules. A man, possibly the farmer, sits astride one of the mules.
[J.R. Drake, Box 706, Los Angeles, Cal.]

A Sugar Beet Field postcard
Foreground features a sugar beet field. In the background you can see trees and some sort of structure.
[Rieder, M., Publ., Los Angeles, Cal., made in Germany, 9339]

Rancho Santa Clara del Norte postcard
Advertising card for agricultural land, discussing irrigation potential and climate. It is decorated with a cornucopia and fruits. Bottom right corner "Geo. C. Power 152 Main St. Ventura, Cal."
[No publisher stated]

Ventura Marina postcard
Bird's-eye view of the Ventura Marina. The marina and beaches are in the foreground of the image. The City of Ventura is visible in the background.
[Plastichrome Colourpicture, Boston, Mass., 02130 (Woody Gillette, P.O. Box 318,Solvang, CA 93463),…

Valley from South Mt. postcard
Bird's eye view of the Santa Clara Valley. There are oil rigs in the foreground. Caption at bottom reads: "Valley from South Mt. Santa Paula, Cal."
[No publisher stated, 8]

Calla Lily Field
Closeup of rows of calla lilies growing in rows in a field. Mountains in background.

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Men and teams of horses in an agricultural field.

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Agricultural production of dried apricots.

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Agricultural production of dried apricots.

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Apricot processing facilities.
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