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Dedication of Montalvo Bridge
Mounted photograph showing the dedication ceremony for the Montalvo Bridge. Ceremony takes place on the bridge itself, a large crowd is in attendance. A man sits at a drum in the center of the image. Dr. David Mott is speaking (standing on the left…

Parade along C Street, Oxnard Chamber of Commerce Float
Float has six young girls and one young woman seated atop the float. Sign on the float reads "Oxnard Chamber of Commerce Unity." Hotel Oxnard in the background. People line both sides of the street watching the parade. Image may have been taken from…

Parade along C Street, Birth of Our Flag Float
Float is a large rectangular structure that has the liberty bell sitting atop a square structure draped in streamers that together resemble the American flag. Next to the square structure are two women seated on one side of a table while a man is…

Parade along C Street, American Flag Float
Large elaborate American flag float that looks to be made out of balloons, people possibly sitting on the other side of the float. Men that are similarly dressed walk in front of the float. Image shows intersection of 5th Street with cars blocking…

Parade along C Street, Oxnard
Float is covered in greenery and seems to have a man atop next to what is possibly a tepee. The float is followed by a group of men in similar dress with one man riding a horse that is pulling an unknown object. People line both sides of the street…

Parade along C Street, Men on Motorcycles
Seven men on motorcycles riding along C Street parade. Man on the far right has what looks like a banner or sign covering the front lights of the motorcycle but is unreadable. Image taken in front of residential homes, St. Joseph's Institute visible…

Parade along C Street, Floats For Simi Valley Farm Bureau and Berylwood
Float for Simi Valley Farm Bureau is a small float that looks to be on a 1920s style open car, people can be seen riding in the car. Float for Berylwood is a larger float that has an arch with "Foster Mother of the World" written across, also has a…

Parade along C Street, Oxnard
Parade along C Street in Oxnard. Men similarly dressed walking near elaborate float with various types of greenery and flowers and a few people sitting atop float. Residential homes in the background with people looking toward the parade. In the…

Parade along C Street, Oxnard
Parade along C Street in Oxnard. Men walking down the street wearing similar clothes including a hat and a long belt. Many people line both sides of the street watching the parade. Image shows intersection of 5th Street with cars blocking the…

Parade along C Street, Floats for Santa Paula Chamber of Commerce, BPOE, and St. John's Hospital
Floats in the image include Santa Paula Chamber of Commerce, BPOE (Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, unknown branch), and St. John's Hospital. Many people line both sides of the street watching the parade. Image shows intersection of 5th…

Parade along C Street, Oxnard Rotary Club Float
Float for the Oxnard Rotary Club center of image. Sign on float reads "Service Above Self" in the middle of the emblem for the Rotary Club wheel. Hotel Oxnard in the background to the left of the image. Many people line both sides of the street…

Main Street, Ventura Parade
Bird's eye view of a marching band making its way down Main Street near California Street in Ventura, CA. Three men on horseback follow the band. Several spectators on one side of the street are in the image. Some storefronts are visible, including…

Cross on the Hill
A large crowd gathers in front of the cross on the hill in present day (2022) Grant Park in Ventura. Men, women, and children are present, all wearing hats. Many people hold parasols. Museum notes refer to this being "Admission Day", the day the…

Old Hueneme Lighthouse Group Photo
A very large group of men, women, and children pose for a picture outside of the old Hueneme Lighthouse. People pack the front porch and steps, as well as the balcony. Some men are on the porch roof. Lightkeeper Charles Allen is in the front row in…

Dedication of Pioneer Monument
A large crowd of men, women, and children gather along either side of the Pioneer Monument in Foster Park on the occasion of its dedication on June 9, 1934. The monument is comprised on a bronze plaque on a Sespe brownstone boulder that lists the…

Marching Band at Ventura Street Fair
View of a marching band in a parade on Main Street in Ventura during the Ventura Street Fair. Crowds of people stand watching the parade from crowded sidewalks. Tents are set up in front of stores. Men on horseback follow the band.

Southern Pacific Depot, Santa Paula
A large crowd is gathered outside of the Southern Pacific Railroad depot. They gather on the platform and also near the tracks. A bus, bicycle, and baby carriage re visible.

Ventura Theatre Opening
View of crowds of men and women gathered in front of Ventura Theatre on Chestnut Street for its opening in August 1928. Side view of theatre from across the street just south of the theater. It appears to be evening. Marquee reads: New Ventura…

Gathering to Greet Senator Bard at Southern Pacific Railroad Depot
Bird's eye view of a crowd gathered to greet Senator Bard at the Southern Pacific station in Ventura. There is a band ready to perform holding their instruments, mid image. Pioneer Society banner behind band. Several horse-drawn carriages are in the…

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.

Oxnard Carnegie Library
Exterior view of the Carnegie Library in Oxnard. It is possibly the dedication ceremony for the library, as there are several people gathered in front of the building and there are speakers at the top of the building's steps near the entrance. The…

Dedication of Ventura County Court House, 1913
Side view of the dedication ceremony taking place for the Ventura County Courthouse in 1913. Several people stand on the front entrance and side of the building. Chairs are set up in the grass in front of the building with several groups of people…

Ventura Street Fair Parade, 1900
Parade scene on Main Street in Ventura during the Ventura Street Fair in 1900. Storefronts are visible as are tents for fair vendors set up in front of the stores. In front of the tents, a large crowd watches the parade procession that includes men…

Street Scene, Hueneme, 1895
Glossy photocopy of "Street Scene Hueneme 1895. M. E. Church and School in background". Busy scene showing men on horseback and horses pulling large wagons of cargo through Hueneme. Smaller wagons and horses also visible in dirt street, parked in…

Dedication Ceremony for Ventura City Hall
Dedication ceremonies for Ventura City Hall on Poli Street in Ventura. A large crowd stands on the front steps and on Poli Street, some sitting in folding chairs.
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