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Action Shot From Basketball Game Between Oxnard and Ventura High Schools, 1987
Oxnard High School's Walter Bell weaves between Ventura High School's Nathan Hantgin and Cory Brown during a basketball game at Ventura High School. Another Oxnard High School player is watching the play happen. There is a crowd of spectators in the…

Anacapa Hotel Postcard
A three-story hotel on a street corner (a note on the card says "NW corner Main & Palm Sts."). An awning supported by thin, rounded columns covers the street in front of the first floor. At least a dozen motorcars are lined up neatly alongside one…

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Bathing at Hueneme postcard
The Port Hueneme wharf is in the background of a crowded beach. A large wooden ship is docked at the end of the pier. Several dozen people are in the water and on the beach, men and women alike. Two men stand together, looking towards the camera. A…

Beach Scene, Ventura, Cal. Post Card
Image of busy stretch of shoreline, being enjoyed by many people. An oil silo sits on a hill in the background, just behind a series of small buildings. Umbrellas with reclining figures dot the sand, facing a scene of bustling activity closer to the…

Celebrating the Completion of a New Telephone Building in Ventura
A crowd of men, women and children gather in a new telephone building to celebration its completion. Building on the corner of Fir and Santa Clara Streets in Ventura. One man sits at a desk with a telephone in hand as if speaking on the phone.

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Ceremony on Chestnut Street, in front of Rose Hotel, with a band.

Chamber of Oils and Mines Barbecue
Panoramic group photo of men standing at the Chamber of Oils and Mines Barbecue at Seaside Park, Ventura, California. Most of the men are wearing three piece suits and ties and are holding their hats in hand. A group of men on the right wear long…

Corner of Oak and Main Streets, Ventura sepia
View of advertisement for John Calvin Brewster's photography studio at the corner of Main and Oak Street in Ventura. There are many men gathered around the advertisement which contains sample photographs and is adorned with US flags. Above and to the…

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A crowd at Egberts Gardens.

Crowd Waiting at an Appliance Drawing at Veever's Service Station on East Main Street
A large crowd waits for the winning tickets at an appliance drawing at Veever's Service Station on East Main Street, Ventura. This drawing was typically held on Thursday nights. Ronald Veever is second from the left, holding a microphone. A group of…

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Crowd Waiting at an Appliance Drawing at Veever's Service Station on East Main Street
A large crowd waits for the winning tickets at an appliance drawing at Veever's Service Station on East Main Street. This drawing was typically held on Thursday nights. Ronald Veever is second from the left, holding a microphone. A group of men…

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Crowd Waiting at an Appliance Drawing at Veever's Service Station on East Main Street
A large crowd waits for the winning tickets at an appliance drawing at Veever's Service Station on East Main Street. This drawing was typically held on Thursday nights. Ronald Veever is second from the left, holding a microphone. A group of men…

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Crowd watching track and field events.

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Crowd watching track and field events.

Dedication of Montalvo Bridge
Ceremony for the dedication of the Montalvo Bridge across the Santa Clara River. Crowds of people and what appear to be horses and carriages are gathered around.

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…

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."

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…
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