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Monumental Hose Co. Parade with New Pump
Bird's eye view of a parade on Main Street, looking west from Palm Street. A float shaped like a ship, marching band, flags, and other miscellaneous floats are visible. The San Buenaventura Mission and Ayer's Hotel are visible in the background. Main…

Bird's Eye View of Ventura Coastline with Pier
Bird's-eye view of Ventura and the coastline with the Ventura Pier in the background. Library records indicate that the view is from the southeast at Palm Street.

Pier and Coastline view, San Buenaventura
A panoramic view of the Ventura pier and coastline, boardwalk, rail line, wooden buildings, a ship is in the ocean. There is a handwritten note in the top right corner "Photo made before --- fill --- of -- beach before --- of 1914"

Ventura, Bird's Eye View
A bird's eye view of Ventura viewed from the hill near the reservoir. The Rose Hotel can be seen on the right side of the photograph. The ocean is visible in the background. Channel Islands can be viewed in the distance.

Bird's Eye View of Main and Palm Streets, July 4 Parade
Bird's eye view from Main and Palm Streets of the Fourth of July Parade in Ventura. Spectators are standing along the street and in storefronts, horse-drawn carriages and horses in the street.

Hill School and Santa Clara House, Bird's eye view
Birds Eye view of Hill School and Santa Clara House in the lower left of the image. The ocean is visible in the background.

Library records indicate that Santa Clara House is "now Poinsettia Hotel."

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.

Bird's-Eye View of Santa Paula, California postcard
Photo postcard showing a birds-eye view of Santa Paula, taken from a somewhat elevated distance. Many individual buildings are visible. Mountains are in the background.

Caption: Bird's-eye View of Santa Paula, California.

[Albertype Co.,…

Wheelers Hot Springs postcard
A bird's-eye view of Wheeler's Hot Springs resort showing several buildings, a pool, tennis courts and water flowing in Matilija Creek.

Caption: Wheelers Hot Springs Lamson Photo

[NOKO, Lamson Photo]

A View of Ventura, Cal., Looking East From California and Main Streets postcard
This birds-eye view looking northeast from California and Main Streets shows numerous wood frame houses and commercial structures, including the Ventura Free Press building. The Elizabeth Bard Memorial Hospital, located on Poli Street, is visible in…

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.
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