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Oxnard Public Library
Exterior bird's eye view of the Carnegie Library in Oxnard. It is a large, white, classical-style building with columns and triangular ends completed in 1906. It sits on a corner lot and the houses and buildings behind and next to it are visible.…

Ventura County Courthouse from a Distance
Exterior view of the Ventura County Courthouse building (now Ventura City Hall, 2022) from a distance, showing a house, an empty lot, and part of another house in foreground. Part of Poli Street visible as well running in front of the courthouse. In…

Ventura County Courthouse
Exterior view of the Ventura County courthouse building (which is now Ventura City Hall, 2022). Photo taken diagonally from across Poli Street. Image also shows a man in a car and a man just outside of the car in front of the building.

Ventura Theatre Opening
View of crowds of men and women gathered in front of Ventura Theatre on Chestnut Street for its opening in August 1928. Side view of theatre from across the street just south of the theater. It appears to be evening. Marquee reads: New Ventura…

Schiappa Pietra Home, Exterior From Street
Exterior view of the Schiappa Pietra house as seen from across a street in foreground of image. House is partially obscured by bushes and trees. Image taken in 1958 before the home was demolished that same year.

Schiappa Pietra Home, Exterior
Exterior view of the Schiappa Pietra house as seen through the front gate. Fountain in front of the home visible. Top of image is bordered by trees. Image taken in 1958 before the home was demolished that same year.

Public Library, Ventura, California, "Foster Library" postcard
Exterior view of the Foster Library in Ventura, a three story brick building with what appear to be two entrances--one on the ground floor, and one on the second floor that has steps leading up to it on both sides of the building. It shows a vast…

County Hospital-Ventura postcard
Exterior view of the Ventura County Hospital building showing the front entrance, circular drive in front of it, and landscaping around building. The building is two stories, Spanish style, with many windows (some arched), and a tile roof.
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Collins-Taylor Building, Ventura
Exterior front and side views of the Collins-Taylor building at the southwest corner of California and Main Streets in downtown Ventura, CA. Bank appears to be three stories and has a rounded corner where the entrance door is. There are some bicycles…

Exterior of Cook Mansion
Exterior view of Cook Mansion taken from the back yard, looking upward. Image shows a long room attached to the back of the home with many windows on the left of the image, main home of the right. Also known as the Piru or Newhall Mansion.

Newhall Mansion
Exterior view of the Newhall Mansion, also known as the Piru Mansion and Cook Mansion. Landscaping in front of the mansion as well as mountains behind visible.

Ventura County Courthouse
Aerial front view of the Ventura County Courthouse and driveway. The courthouse is a white, two-story building with Neoclassical features and a Spanish tile roof. Museum records indicate that the courthouse was completed in 1913.

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C. G. Bartlett's First Home in Ventura, California
First home of C.G. Bartlett on Santa Clara Street in Ventura. He later moved across the street once a newer home was built. Front exterior view of a two story home with ornate designs on the front porch and eaves. Front porch/portico has a gazebo on…

Alice Cooney and Pupils at Del Norte School
Distant shot of Alice Cooney, teacher, and here pupils at Del Norte Grammar School. Students are gathered around Ms. Cooney and some are sitting on a railing. Some students are partially visible at the top of the photo standing in the bell tower…

Seminary in Santa Barbara
Mounted photo of the exterior of Saint Anthony's Seminary in Santa Barbara. It is a brick 3 or 4 story structure with arched and dormer windows. Stone crosses decorate the front and sides of building and there is a low brick wall along the front of…

Del Norte Grammar School Students, 1908
Mounted school photo of the student body of Del Norte Grammar School. Top of photo reads "Del Norte Grammar School -- Santa Clara Avenue near Saticoy Road - burned down many years ago." Kids are standing in front of the school. Image was taken from a…

First National Bank of Ventura, 1911
Mounted photograph of First National Bank, a three-story building at the corner of Main and California Streets in Ventura. The entrance is rounded and directly at the corner. A sculpted sign above the door says 'BANK', and on that corner of the third…

Ventura County Courthouse Exterior, 1965
Bird's eye view of the Ventura County Courthouse (in 2021, Ventura City Hall) circa 1965 looking eastward at hills behind the building. Image shows the entire length of the building including a partial view of Brakey Road on the left and a parking…

Somis School
Photo of Somis School from a distance, full building is in view as well as a tall flag pole with a United States flag flying. Children and horses are in view along a fence that appears to surround the school grounds. Writing on photo: "For Artie,…

Somis School
A group of children and a dog stand in front of Somis School, established 1895, which stands prominently in the background. An adult, possibly the teacher, stands at the steps to the school. A sign on the school reads "Somis School 1895." Writing on…

Home on the Hill, Rancho Casitas
Glossy photograph of the exterior of Rancho Casitas. It is a close up view from the driveway, in foreground, leading up to the front entry. Some of the Spanish or Mediterranean architectural details are visible. Handwritten in pen on front "Casitas".…

Celebrating the Completion of a New Telephone Building in Ventura
A crowd of men, women and children gather in a new telephone building to celebration its completion. Building on the corner of Fir and Santa Clara Streets in Ventura. One man sits at a desk with a telephone in hand as if speaking on the phone.

Rose Hotel
Exterior view of the Rose Hotel, or Hotel Rose, taken from diagonally opposite corner across the street. It is a three story building on a corner with the front entrance facing the intersection. Buildings, possibly houses, are visible next to and…

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