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Early Bardsdale School
Exterior view of an early Bardsdale school, with small crowd gathered. Trees visible in background.

Note: Museum records indicate that the school was torn down in 1918.

Filming of "The Sheik"
Bird's eye view of the set of "The Sheik", a 1921 silent romantic drama starring Rudolph Valentino and Agnes Ayres. Filming was on an Oxnard beach. It is a crowded beach scene with many palm trees and large striped tents. A large group of people on…

First Century Families, Nineteenth Annual Luncheon, 1957
Panoramic view of the attendees gathered and seated at banquet tables for the Nineteenth Annual Luncheon, First Century Families at the Hotel Statler - Los Angeles, Calif. Some people identified: Charles Temple, Arvella Temple, Gabriela Temple, Fred…

Fourth of July Parade, 1890
Birds eye view of a Fourth of July parade in Ventura. Horse-drawn carriages are followed by a procession of men. There are spectators on street and sidewalk. Writing crossed out at top of photo. Mrs. C. H. Whitney associated with this photo.

Funeral Procession, Dr. Bard
Bird's eye view of the funeral procession for Dr. Cephas Bard showing several people walking down Main Street followed by horse drawn carriages. Intersection of Main and California Streets in Ventura are shown, as well as many businesses on Main…

Gathering at Southern Pacific Railroad Depot
Gathering at Southern Pacific Railroad Depot in Ventura to greet Senator Bard.

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…

Group at Chautauqua on the Beach
Group of people sitting on the beach, for Chautauqua at Pierpont Bay. Distant figures visible in the water.

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Group Photo at Beet Grower's Barbecue
Group photo at Beet Grower's Barbecue given by American Beet Sugar Company at Oxnard, Nov. 7, 1917.

H. P. Flint Jr. in Military Uniform
Snapshot of H. P. Flint Jr., standing amongst a crowd of men and women at a train station. Library records indicate:
"Ventura Southern Pacific Depot 1898."
"Spanish-American War."
"H. P. Flint in foreground (in uniform)."
"Died at San Francisco."

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.

Joe E. Brown Cutting Cake at Ventura County Fair
Actor Joe E. Brown (left) and three others cutting a large, decorated cake baked by Bill Baker, at the Ventura County Fair. Bill Baker is second from the left. Crowd visible in background.

Joe Mendoza Leading March Protesting "English Only" Ordinance
Joe Mendoza carrying an American flag at the front of a march to protest the "English only" ordinance in Fillmore. Crowd of other protestors visible behind Mendoza, some carrying signs. Legible signs read "Respect all cultures," "Retract the…

Black-and-white footage of people on deck of a large boat and some smaller boats in the water, zoo animals, parades, views of glaciers and snow, and a post office dedication.

People gather on deck of a large boat; Smaller boats in the water;…

This reel primarily includes black-and-white footage, along with one color scene. Most of this footage shows a men's football game between Oxnard and Santa Paula High Schools, perhaps at Santa Paula High School, and local preparations and…

Labor Day Celebration
Outdoor photo of large crowd assembled for a Labor Day celebration. In center background - man on stage is in front of mounted American flag. Photo taken looking Southeast on 5th and A Streets. Security Pacific Building on right. Dodge Brothers Motor…

Lions Club Members Before National Lions Meet, 1929
Lions Club members gather in front of the Ventura County Courthouse before departing to the National Lions Meet in Kentucky in 1929. A large group of men gather on top and next to a truck with a big Lemon on it. The truck has a sign that reads "Coast…

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…

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.

Masonic Gathering
A large group of men, women, children gather in the outdoors and listen to a speaker on a platform in the center of the photos. Some automobiles are visible at top of photo. It is possibly Fourth of July because there are many US flags decorating the…

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Men engaged in a ceremony in a large tent.

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Men engaged in a ceremony in a large tent.

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Mule team pulls a wagon on a racetrack, possibly in Ventura. There are crowds of people watching from bleachers on the left of photo and on the inside of the racetrack. Several cars are parked on the inside of racetrack. Writing in white on left of…

New York Giants Visit Oxnard
Bird's eye view looking south on A Street in Oxnard at a parade scene when the New York Giants came to town, circa 1911. The players appear to be walking in front of and alongside a decorated horse-drawn carriage. The carriage is followed by two more…

New York Giants vs Chicago White Sox, Game in Oxnard, CA
Panoramic shot of baseball field with players on it, and stadium seating on both ends of photograph. Stadium seats appear filled to capacity. Cars are parked in the background, behind the field. Game is New York Giants versus the Chicago White Sox,…
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