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Main Street View, Ventura, 1929
View of a busy Main Street scene looking west from in front of the E. P. Foster Library. There are several parked and driving cars in the scene. Many storefronts are visible, and the Hotel De Leon is prominent on the right side of the image.

San Buenaventura Mission, 1870
Bird's eye view of Mission San Buenaventura from southwest direction, showing the adjacent cemetery. There is a wooden fence between the walkway in front of the mission and Main Street, which is made of dirt. A rock wall with tiles along the top…

San Buenaventura Mission, 1888
Exterior front and side view of the San Buenaventura Mission with a group of people standing on the front steps.

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.

Dr. Cephas Bard's Home in Early Days Ventura
Mounted photograph of the exterior of Dr. Cephas Little Bard's home and office on the eastern side of Oak Street, South of Santa Clara in Ventura, CA. Oak Street (a dirt road). A man in a horse and carriage is pulling up to the front walkway where…

Corner of Main and California Streets, Ventura
Bird's eye view of the intersection at Main and California Streets looking northwest. Ventura City Hall is at the left of the image, with the Angel of Mercy statue in front of the building. Other buildings visible on corner crossing California…

Main Street, Ventura Pre-1908
View of Main Street in Ventura, showing Armory Hall on the left with the Anacapa Hotel next to it. Street in foreground. Scene also shows carriages and wagons parked on the street. A horse-drawn wagon is traveling on Main Street as well.

Ventura County Courthouse from a Distance
Exterior view of the Ventura County Courthouse building (now Ventura City Hall, 2022) from a distance, showing a house, an empty lot, and part of another house in foreground. Part of Poli Street visible as well running in front of the courthouse. In…

Ventura County Courthouse
Exterior view of the Ventura County courthouse building (which is now Ventura City Hall, 2022). Photo taken diagonally from across Poli Street. Image also shows a man in a car and a man just outside of the car in front of the building.

Hotel Rose
Exterior view of Hotel Rose, or Rose Hotel, taken from diagonally opposite corner across the street. It is a three story building on a corner with the front entrance facing the intersection. Located at the corner of Palm and Chestnut Streets in…

Girl and Baby in Decorated Stroller
A little girl in a fancy light colored dress with a bow in her hair holds the handles of a stroller adorned with flowers that has a baby inside. The girl and stroller are on the grass in Plaza Park in Ventura, the Congregational Church in the…

Palm and Santa Clara Streets in Ventura, 1908
Intersection of Palm and Santa Clara Streets, showing many houses along Palm Street and some businesses. Businesses include Richardson's (?) Vulcanizing Works, a garage, and a hotel along Palm Street. Santa Clara Street sign visible on a pole on…

Children's Parade
Children's parade down Main Street, Ventura. The children stand in a "V" formation holding with one hand what appear to be sheets that have been knotted together to form the "V." In their other hand, they hold US flags high up in the air. More…

Ventura Railroad Station
View of the Ventura Railroad Station showing the depot building, several people in front of the building, and a train on the tracks. On the left of the image are two horse drawn wagons for Hotel DeLeon and Hotel Anacapa presumably waiting for or…

Three Palm Trees
Image shows three date palm trees standing in the San Buenaventura Mission orchard in early Ventura, CA. Originally there were four Arabian date palm trees in the orchard, which is in present day (2022) Mission Park. A man stands next to one of the…

Santa Clara House
Exterior view of the front of Santa Clara House with a group of men standing along the porch and four women and a child standing on the balcony. Some are identified as follows: Extreme right- E. M. Jones; 3rd from right, Dr. Isbell; 4th from right,…

E. P. Foster Library and Ventura City Hall
Exterior bird's eye view of the E. P. Foster Library and Ventura City Hall on Main Street in Ventura. The front landscaping, long walkway to the building, and two sets of steps leading up to the entrance on the second floor of the brick building…

Main Street, Ventura CA Looking East
Street scene looking eastward on Main Street in Ventura, CA. Horse drawn carriages and wagons are stopped in front of businesses, one horse drawn carriage with two passengers moves along the middle of Main Street. There are paved sidewalks and…

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.

Hotel Anacapa
Exterior view of the Anacapa Hotel. It was a three-story building on the corner of Main and Palm Streets in Ventura, Calif. A porch runs along the entire first floor.

San Buenaventura Mission
Front side view of San Buenaventura Mission facing northeast, showing an empty lot on its western side. A brick wall runs in front of the mission and in front of the empty lot. A sidewalk and utility poles run along the front of the mission. Bottom…

Back of San Buenaventura Mission and Chaffee Lumberyard
View of Chaffee's lumber yard (Chaffee & Bonestal Lumber Company) adjacent to the San Buenaventura Mission grounds. Back of mission and buildings visible in the scene. A house and an adobe building are visible on Main Street between the mission and…

Bank of America Building, 1940s
Exterior view of the Bank of America building at the corner of Main and California Streets in Ventura, CA. The building is four stories tall and has a fire escape visible on the California Street side. There are cars lined up on both streets and…

Main Street Ventura, 700 Block, 1928
Street view of the 700 block of Main Street, Ventura CA. Cars are parked along the sidewalk in front of storefronts. One discernible store is New York Café (John D. Corey, owner). Another store next to it reads "John Behn." Similar photo with…

Main Street Ventura, 700 Block, 1928
Street view of the 700 block of Main Street, Ventura CA. Cars are parked along the sidewalk in front of storefronts. One discernible store is New York Café (John D. Corey, owner). Another store next to it reads "John Behn." Similar photo with…
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