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Rancho Sespe fair exhibit
Rancho Sespe exhibit at the 1923 Ventura County Fair of what appear to be oranges or some other citrus fruit. Crates in the display read "gold stripe", "red stripe", and some have a circular label that reads "Sunkist".

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]

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Agricultural field near Ventura California, with hills in background.

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…

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Agricultural production of dried apricots.

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Agricultural production of dried apricots.

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Image of mosaic commissioned by Museum Docent Council. Artistic representation of the agricultural natural of Ventura County.

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…

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Apricot processing facilities.

Bean Field
Snapshot of a bean field with trees in background.

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.…

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…

Calla Lily Field
Closeup of rows of calla lilies growing in rows in a field, identified as Sam Cole's farm in the Mound area of Ventura. Mountains in background.

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.

Drying Apricots
Wide view of trays of apricots drying on a field from a distance. Many men are in the scene, some moving trays of apricots and some looking at the camera for the photo. A small grouping of houses or buildings and mountains are in the background.

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Drying apricots in a field with a work crew in the background.

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Drying apricots in a field with work crews and farm equipment in the background.

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.

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Farm house in the midst of crops and trees, with mountains in the backdrop.

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Farm with a man and children in yard.

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Farm with orchard.

First Trainload of Lima Beans Shipped Out of Ventura County
A train is seen facing to the east. Museum records indicate this was the first train load of beans ever to be shipped out of Ventura County. Two men are standing on the train and 12 more are standing by the tracks.

Museum records indicate the…

Flood Area East of Camulos
Birds eye view of flood area east of Camulos, 18 Mar. 1928. Flooding followed St. Francis Dam Disaster, March 12, 1928.

Flood Area Near Piru, 1928
"Flood area near Piru. Ventura, CA 17 Mar. 1928", birds eye view. Flooding followed St. Francis Dam Disaster, March 12, 1928.

Flooded Area at Montalvo, 1928
Flooded area at Montalvo, Ventura County, Cal., 16 Mar. 1928. Flooding followed St. Francis Dam Disaster, March 12, 1928.
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