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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…

San Buenaventura Mission Exterior Rear View, 1874
View of back of San Buenaventura Mission, founded 1782, showing the grounds around the mission as well as some buildings in the city of Ventura. In the foreground is a wooden fence. Scene reaches out to the Pacific Ocean, visible in the top quarter…

Conejo Grade, Coast Highway, Los Angeles to Ventura & Santa Barbara, California postcard
Bird's eye view of the Conejo Grade. Postcard reads "Conejo Grade, Coast Highway, Los Angeles to Ventura & Santa Barbara, California."
[Western Publishing & Novelty Co., Los Angeles, Calif., 847 & 104181]

Aerial View of San Buenaventura Mission
Bird's eye view of the San Buenaventura Mission and the town looking southeast from Poli Street. Various buildings and what appears to be a large garden plot area can be seen.

San Buenaventura, Cal., 1877: Being a "Birds Eye" View of<br />
Downtown Ventura
Bird's eye view of Ventura in 1877, with a view "From the Bay, Looking North" as written along the bottom of the map. Ships, wharf, beach, Poli Street, Downtown Ventura, Ventura Avenue, and mountains in image.

[Notes: Lithograph by A. L. Bancroft…

Hauling Grain to Hueneme
Hauling grain to Hueneme from Calleguas Ranch above dam. Bird's eye view shows numerous wagons filled with sacks of grain pulled by teams of horses or mules going one direction. Next to them are empty wagons pulled by horse or mule teams going in the…

View from behind San Buenaventura Mission
View of Mission San Buenaventura from hill behind the mission, showing adobe building behind mission. Brush and shrubbery in foreground of image.

Oil Field Scene
Bird's eye view of a large oil field with oil derricks, buildings, trucks, equipment, and workers on the scene. Library records indicate it is possibly "Shell Oil Company Taylor Lease, Ventura Field." Two images mounted on white cardboard.

Oil Well Rig Bird's Eye View
Bird's eye view of oil well rig with cars and equipment all around it on a hilltop. Location unclear, but library records indicate it may be "Shell Oil Company Taylor Lease, Ventura Field." Background show another hillside to the right of image with…

Distant View of Santa Paula, 1891
Distant view looking down on Santa Paula in 1891 from atop a hill. Grass and a house are in the foreground, and spread out houses and buildings dot the scene. Mountains are in the background of the image. This image is the left half of a panorama…

Oxnard Plaza Park
Bird's eye image of Oxnard Plaza Park. It appears to be composed of two images put together. The park with trees and various walking paths is in the foreground. Buildings and houses are in the background.

Appears to be a small section of…

Ships Loading Oil
Bird's eye view of ships loading oil in a harbor. Ships, buildings, and oil storage tanks visible, as well as water surrounding harbor and tracks running through the harbor.

Library records indicate this is part of "The Petroleum Industry -…

Crude Oil Storage Tanks
Bird's eye view of several crude oil storage tanks.

Library records indicate this is part of "The Petroleum Industry - transportation & refining. Marguerite Brown Study Prints."

View of Oil Field
Bird's eye view of an oil field, with mountains and agricultural fields in the background.

Library records indicate this is part of "The Petroleum Industry - transportation & refining. Marguerite Brown Study Prints."

Downtown Ventura, California 1923
Panorama of downtown Ventura looking down California Street toward the ocean from Poli Street.

View of Ventura, California
View of Ventura taken from a hillside looking inland. Two cows are in the foreground of photo.

Ojai Valley From Grade Road
Panoramic bird's eye view of Ojai Valley from Grade Road, looking west. Image is mounted. Card attached to photo reads "P212, collection of old photos, 75 to 100 in number."

Pierpont, 1950
Kodak color photo of Pierpont - 1950, looking down Seaward Avenue from bluff. Note Seaward curving bluff as you went over railroad tracks. Note hangar for airstrip on north side of Pierpont Blvd.

View of Santa Clara River View Looking East From Todd Barranca
Sepia-toned photograph of a winding Santa Clara River from above. View is looking east from about Todd Barranca, Santa Paula.

Downtown Plaza in Oxnard
A panoramic view of the downtown plaza in Oxnard and surrounding streets. View shows Poggie's Drug Store, Oxnard Courier, Charles Rowe Livery & Feed Stable, Eagle Bathhouse, Oxnard Fire Station, L.B. Hdw & Impl. Co., Louis Brenneis Machine-Implement…

Port Hueneme Postcard
Aerial view of Port Hueneme from the ocean to the mountains. Port of Hueneme on the middle right.
[Columbia Publishing; Curteich, John Hinde, 1633; T541]

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]

Panorama of Ventura Postcard
A panoramic view of Ventura, looking over houses and towards the mountains. A red train cuts across the left of the image, just past a railroad intersection with a large street.
[Brakey, J.R., Ventura, Cal (Panama/California Exposition, San Diego,…

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]
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