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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,…

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,…

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Earliest known photograph of downtown Ventura, California, view of Ventura SE from hill.

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View of Ventura from behind the mission.

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Earliest known photograph of downtown Ventura, California, view of Ventura SE from hill.

Funeral procession outside of San Buenaventura Mission
Funeral procession about to leave the San Buenaventura Mission. The Reilly building, Armory Hall, and Anacapa Brewery can be see in the photo. Hearse and carriages are all horse-drawn.

View of Ventura From Hills Behind the Mission
View of Ventura, the coast, and the intersection of Palm Street and Main Street from the hills behind Mission San Buenaventura.

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.

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…

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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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…

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,…

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.…

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."

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."

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 -…

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]

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…

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.

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 Oil Field and Ventura Ave. Panorama
Panoramic bird's eye view of Ventura Oil Field and Ventura Avenue.

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]

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

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]

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…
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