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Ventura County Coastal Area Aerial Photo
Aerial photograph showing downtown and central Ventura. The Pacific Ocean is on the lower left of the photograph. The Ventura Pier, a sports field, Main Street, and Ventura Avenue are all visible. Photo 6 of a group of 36 photos.

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Ventura County Coastal Area Aerial Photo
Vertical aerial photograph showing the downtown Ventura area. The Pacific Ocean is on the left side of the photograph. The Ventura Pier, a sports field, Main Street, and Ventura Avenue are all visible. Photo 2 of a group of 36 photos.

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Ventura County Coastal Area Aerial Photo
Vertical aerial photograph showing the downtown Ventura area. The Pacific Ocean is on the left side of the photograph. The Ventura Pier, a sports field, Main Street, and Ventura Avenue are all visible. 1 photo of a group of 36 photos.

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Aerial View of U.S. Route 101 in Downtown Ventura
Color aerial view of the downtown Ventura area, looking south. U.S. Route 101 is prominent in the image, running at a diagonal from the upper right corner to the center bottom of the image. Ventura Pier, Thompson Boulevard, Santa Clara Street, Main…

Bird's Eye View of Main and Palm Streets, July 4 Parade
Bird's eye view from Main and Palm Streets of the Fourth of July Parade in Ventura. Spectators are standing along the street and in storefronts, horse-drawn carriages and horses in the street.

Hill School and Santa Clara House, Bird's eye view
Birds Eye view of Hill School and Santa Clara House in the lower left of the image. The ocean is visible in the background.

Library records indicate that Santa Clara House is "now Poinsettia Hotel."

Hotel Rose
Exterior view of Hotel Rose at Main and Chestnut Streets. The view of the road with additional buildings extends into the background. The caption at the bottom of the photograph reads "Hotel Rose, 1890, later Hotel De Leon, Main and Chestnut Streets,…

Bird's Eye View of San Buenaventura, Cal 1877
Mounted photograph of map. Photo is black and white, original map is in color. Map is number M0230, available to view here. Shows view of Ventura in 1877, with a view "From the Bay, Looking North" as written along the bottom of the map. Ships, wharf,…

Main Street Ventura Looking East, 1925-1930
Looking east on Main Street in downtown Ventura, CA. Large building on left is the Union National Bank, later replaced by Security Pacific Bank. Hotel De Leon visible at right of image with Chestnut Street just past the hotel. A restaurant or café…

View from Cross at Grant Park, Ventura
Bird's eye view of Ventura extending out to the pacific ocean taken from pathway in Grant Park near Serra's Cross. Cross is in the right foreground and the Ventura Pier is in the distant left. 3 copies of photos in library.

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Exterior view of the San Buenaventura Mission, brick wall to the left of the mission. Dirt road (Main Street) visible in foreground. Mounted photo.

Street Scene, Ventura, Cal. postcard
A view looking west on Main Street from the intersection with California Street. City Hall is on the northwest corner and a bank building is on the southwest corner. Pedestrians and horse buggies are visible in the street. The streets are unpaved.…

San Buenaventura Mission, 1878-1879
Exterior view of the San Buenaventura Mission circa 1878-1879 around the time Main Street was levelled, according to library records. Main Street visible in foreground. An old arch and fence are at the church's entrance. Two men stand at the…

Theodosia B. Shepherd's Gardens
View from above of Theodosia Burr Shepherd's gardens. Houses in the background, as well as a large hotel, possibly the Rose Hotel.

People's Lumber Company County Fair Exhibit
View of People's Lumber Company exhibit at the Ventura County Fair in 1928. Display is a diorama that shows the company's location in 1883 in downtown Ventura on Main Street near the San Buenaventura Mission. Photographs of various buildings also in…

Main Street Ventura, 1920
Main Street looking west from California Street, Ventura, CA. Several automobiles parked and in the street. Buildings and storefronts visible on both sides of Main Street. Utility poles dot the sidewalks along the street.

California and Main Streets, Ventura after Heavy Rain
Intersection of California and Main Streets in Ventura is shown after a heavy rain. Mud, rocks, and debris are seen along the streets. Ventura City Hall in image, as well as the County Court House building at Poli and California.

Women's Fashion Show Models
Group photo of fashion show by female models for Jack Rose in El
Jardin patio. Four models show off dresses on and near short set of steps leading into El Jardin. Two little boys in tuxedos and hats sit on the steps. Behind these four models appear…

Post Office, Ventura, Cal. Oval Photograph
Post office, exterior, Ventura printed in an oval shape on a card with printing on left bottom "Post Office, Ventura, Cal." B. T. Williams, attorney, offices upstairs. Men and women are in front of the post office. L to R: #3 Maggie Wilson, worked…

Group Photo in Front of A. Gandolfo's Store
Group photo of men and women on the sidewalk under porch in front of A. Gandolfo's Store on Main and Figueroa Streets in Ventura, CA. Sign in front of the store reads "A. Gandolfo Wines, Liquors, Cigars, & Provisions." Brick wall on one side of the…

Jason Bradley Home
Exterior front view of the Jason Bradley home. It is a two story home with a porch and balcony in the front. Image shows the sidewalk in front of the home as well as yard areas at the side of the home. Built in 1871 for first newspaper office…

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…

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.
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