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Bird's Eye View of San Buenaventura, Cal 1877
Mounted photograph of map. Photo is black and white, original map is in color. Map is number M0230, available to view here. Shows view of Ventura in 1877, with a view "From the Bay, Looking North" as written along the bottom of the map. Ships, wharf,…

Torrey Canyon
Mounted photograph showing a bird's eye view of oil wells, buildings, and equipment at Torrey Canyon.

View from Cross at Grant Park, Ventura
Bird's eye view of Ventura extending out to the pacific ocean taken from pathway in Grant Park near Serra's Cross. Cross is in the right foreground and the Ventura Pier is in the distant left. 3 copies of photos in library.

West from Post Office Tower, Ojai, Cal. postcard
Bird's eye view looking west on Ojai Avenue from the post office tower. View of Ojai Avenue with cars parked on both sides, Libbey Park and arcade partially visible on left and right of image. Bottom of postcard captioned "Post Office Tower, Ojai,…

Ventura County Oil Fields
Bird's eye view of a road running through the middle of oil fields, with derricks, storage tanks, and buildings visible on either side of the road. Museum records describe this as "Ventura County Oil Fields", but do not specify exact name.

Ventura County Jail, Exterior View
Sepia toned bird's eye view of the Ventura County Jail. There are two men on the front steps and a car parked on the right of image. Jail is a two story building surrounded by hills, on Poli Street in Ventura, CA. A man in white stands in one of the…

Buildings of Russell Ranch Headquarters
Bird's eye view of the buildings of he Russell Ranch Headquarters, Conejo. Buildings are surrounded by land dotted with trees. Currently this is under Westlake Lake (2022).

Associated Compressor Plant - Ventura
Bird's eye view of an oil field with a building in the foreground. Photo is labeled "Associated Compressor Plant - Ventura." Numerous oil derricks in the background.

This image is numbered "Anderson 21" and is part of a collection of photographs…

Ventura View from Hills near San Buenaventura Mission
Bird's eye view of Ventura extending out to the ocean from hills behind the San Buenaventura Mission grounds. Ventura Wharf in view with a large shipped docked there at left of image. Bottom left of image shows a lumber yard. A large portion of Main…

San Buenaventura Mission, 1870
Bird's eye view of Mission San Buenaventura from southwest direction, showing the adjacent cemetery. There is a wooden fence between the walkway in front of the mission and Main Street, which is made of dirt. A rock wall with tiles along the top…

Main Street, Ventura, 1870s
Bird's eye view of Main Street looking east from Ventura Avenue. Several storefronts are visible, including a bakery. Hill school visible, which was built in 1873. Image taken in the 1870s, but after 1873.

Two duplicate photos in collection.…

Ventura Avenue, Circa 1900
Bird's eye view of Ventura Avenue, running along the center of the image. The Avenue has one or two buildings visible. Mountains visible in the background. According to library records: "Above Gosnell house where oil
wells are. Old Notten house -…

Street Scene, Hueneme
Bird's eye view of intersecting dirt roads in Hueneme. Teams of horses and/or mules pull large wagons fill with sacks, possibly grain sacks. Several homes and buildings are in the background, including the residence of Dr. O. V. Sessions. Photo taken…

View of Ventura from Hill Behind Mission San Buenaventura, 1884
Ventura view of city from the hill behind San Buenaventura Mission. Mission in foreground, Santa Clara House at far right. Courthouse on Santa Clara Street is about in center, surrounded by trees, only the roof is showing. Bed of a reservoir, empty,…

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View of Ventura approximately at Chestnut and Poli streets. Taken from Buena Vista or Church Street looking southwest towards the ocean, visible in background. In the scene are the Rose Hotel (large brick building on left of image), Camarillo home…

San Buenaventura Mission Reservoir and Hill School
Sepia-toned photograph of Hill School looking toward the Ventura
River. Prominent in the image is the San Buenaventura Mission Reservoir in the foreground, left. City of Ventura houses, buildings, and farmland visible in the top half of image.

Limoneira Ranch, Bird's Eye View
A bird's eye view of Limoneira Ranch with vast fields and/or orchards and some buildings and houses in the scene. There appear to be taller lines of trees as well, possibly wind rows.

Hueneme Wharf and Beach Scene
Bird's eye view of a very crowded wharf, beach, and boardwalk at Hueneme. Shore in foreground and houses in the background.

Bird's Eye View of Oxnard Plain from Camarillo Heights
Scenic view of the Oxnard Plain looking south from Camarillo Heights. Mainly agricultural fields in view along with a few scattered houses. Mountain rain spans across the middle of the image, with clouds making up the top half of image.

View of Ventura, from Serra's Cross Toward Pierpont Bay
View of Ventura showing Pierpont Bay and Pierpont Pier, a small section of Ventura Pier, and what appear to be oil tanks. Bird's eye view taken from atop what is now Grant Park, right next to Serra's cross. Cross takes up most of the right side of…

Highway 101 at Lewis Road in Camarillo
Bird's eye view of the intersection of Lewis Road and Highway 101 in Camarillo, CA. Photo possibly taken from St. Mary Magdalene Chapel tower. Image shows many buildings, cars parked and mid drive, and a railroad track and crossing. In the background…

Overlooking Business Section, Ventura, California Postcard
Bird's eye view of Downtown Ventura looking out toward the pier and ocean. Top of postcard reads "Overlooking Business Section, Ventura, Calif."
[Longshaw Card Co., Los Angeles, California, V4]

State Highway, Between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara, California postcard
Bird's eye view of Conejo Grade, Coast Highway showing the windy highway constructed on the mountainside. One car on the highway.
[Albertype Co., Brooklyn, N.Y., Postcards of Quality; Osborneís, Santa Barbara, California]

Schiappa Pietra Home and Mission Buildings
Bird's eye view of the Schiappa Pietra, or Schiappapietra, home and San Buenaventura Mission buildings taken from hills behind the mission just northeast of the mission. The back of the Schiappa Pietra home on Santa Clara Street visible on left of…

Ventura Avenue, 1905
Bird's eye view of Ventura Avenue in Ventura, CA. View is looking north from Park Row according to library records. Several houses and small neighborhoods visible, as well as mountains in the background. Ventura Avenue runs along the middle of the…
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