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Young Women in Costume
Outdoor group portrait of young women dressed in costumes (various ethnicities, nationalities, and time periods seem represented) with a few men in the group. The women are atop a brick retaining wall and there are chairs and a lawn in the…

Young Women Dressed for a Costume Party
Refugio (Ruth) Sanchez, Concha Guerrero, Dominga Sanchez, and Maria (Mary) Sanchez pose outdoors for a group photo. They are dressed for a costume party.

Ventura High School Players
Ventura High School Players, actors dressed up for a Dickens play possibly, group portrait. Photo has numbers written on it, and actors are identified from left to right:
Harry Cooke, Agnes Selby, Grace Bean, Josie Livingstone, Tustin Nicoles, Ruth…

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Ventura Court House employees
Ventura Court House employees dressed up for "Ventura's Golden Day" celebration or the "Stampede." Verso of photo reads May 27, 1933 - (Saturday morning). Courthouse is in background.

Spanish Dancers
Outside group photograph of Spanish dancers dressed in traditional suits and gowns. Gabriel Ruiz is standing and smiling on the far right of the picture. Trees, grass, bushes and flowers are all visible in the background.

Production of Robin Hood
Group photo of several children performing a production of Robin Hood outdoors under a large tree at the Ojai Valley School.

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Portrait of a group of teenagers in costume.

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Portrait of a woman in costume

Museum of Ventura County Employees in Costumes
Outdoor glossy photograph of Museum of Ventura County employees. All are wearing colorful costumes probably for upcoming event. One of the women (in a grass skirt in the middle) holds a two-headed lamb belonging to the museum's collection. [Two…

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Miss Perkins as Columbia
Studio portrait of a woman dressed as "Columbia on States Float, July 4th Parade, 1876." The woman is identified as Miss Perkins. There is a backdrop of a fireplace behind her. She wears a crown, a cloak with a long train, and a scepter.

Men in Cowboy Costumes
Pedro Soto, left, and Juan Salas dressed as old-time cowboys. The backdrop appears to be a saloon. The men face each other and each one has an arm resting on the "bar."

Librarians Dressed as "Books"
Snapshot of 7 librarians dressed in costume. They pose outdoor on a lawn. A dog on a leash also joins them. Photo title was originally "Library stunt-Books."

Librarians pictured are (l-r): Dora Fossatti as "Hans Brinker"; Regina ____ as "Art in…

Large Group of Children in Costumes
Group photo of a large group of children all dressed in costumes. The children are standing in front of Washington School in Ventura, and most have big smiles. There are two teachers not in costume standing amongst them. It is unclear why they are in…

Jungleland Tiger Trainer and Tiger postcard
A tiger trainer, identified as Miss Mabel, stands next to a tiger that is seated on a white stool with a red star on it. Tiger trainer is wearing a yellow shiny costume with a white cape and white thigh high boots.
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Jo and James Madison with Jungleland Elephants, Jungleland, Thousand Oaks postcard
Jo and James Madison with Five Jungleland Elephants, Jungleland, Thousand Oaks. Jo is dressed in a blue-sequined costume with a feather headpiece. She is standing on the leg of an elephant and holding on to its studded harness. There are two other…

J.C. Brewster and Mrs. Hall in Pirates of Penzance
Portrait of J.C. Brewster and Mrs. Hall in costume in front of a painted backdrop. They are dressed to perform in Gilbert and Sullivan's opera, Pirates of Penzance. Brewster has a worried look on his face and Mrs. Hall appears to be waving a finger…

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J. C. Brewster in Civil War Drama

Inadomi Sisters at May Day Parade
This image shows Iris and Kiyo Inadomi posing for a picture with a doll in a decorated stroller. They are dressed up in celebration of Oxnard's May Day Parade.

Inadomi Sisters at May Day Parade
This image shows Iris and Kiyo Inadomi posing for a picture with a doll in a decorated stroller. They are dressed up in celebration of Oxnard's May Day Parade.

Golden West Days 1934, Library Staff Group Photo
Library staff in Ventura pose in costume for Golden West Days celebration, May 1934. They are outside on a lawn.

Back row (l-r): Pearl McDowell, Opal Elynn, Juanita Callender, Phyllis Raffeto (?), Dora Fossatti, Ana Jean Lewis, Louise Davis, Edna…

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Scene from a movie being filmed at Gaston Melies movie studio in Santa Paula, Calif.

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Scene from a movie being filmed at Gaston Melies movie studio in Santa Paula, Calif.

Gabriel Ruiz's Group of Spanish Dancers at Mission San Fernando de Ray
Posed group photograph of Gabriel Ruiz's group of Spanish Dancers outdoors at Mission San Fernando de Rey. Listed from left to right, the dancers are: Joe Bush, Darlene Bush, Jose Garcia, Alice Ruiz Garcia, Julio Shelley [hidden], Josephine Shelley…

Gabriel Ruiz's Group of Original California Spanish Dancers
Outdoor photograph of Gabriel Ruiz's group of Original Spanish Dancers in action on the dance floor. There are approximately fifteen to twenty figures in the picture with a fountain and Spanish style building in the background with various trees and…

Gabriel Ruiz on Horse "Teddy" and Girl Friend
Outdoors photograph of Gabriel Ruiz sitting on top of a white horse named Teddy. He is in a Spanish dancer suit, smiling and looking down at his girlfriend, who is wearing a flats, a skirt, a multicolored striped sweater and a scarf. She is also…
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