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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…

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…

Ysoardy Building Stereoscope
Stereoscope of a long one story building on Main Street in Ventura, CA. The building has a long porch where several men are standing and sitting. Building was across from Mission San Buenaventura. Main Street in foreground.

Museum records indicate…

Antonio Schiappa Pietra Home
Exterior front view of the Schiappa Pietra family home on Santa Clara Street, between Figueroa and Palm Streets. The house was an Italianate mansion, razed in 1958, although the photograph reads "razed in 1956." Dirt road and sidewalk in front of the…

Mrs. Sanborn Millinery
Exterior view of Mrs. Sanborn Millinery with two women standing in front of the shop on the sidewalk. On the left is Maude Daly and on the right is Mary Sanborn. Both women have long sleeved blouses and long skirts. Maude wears a hat. Both women…

Last of the Adobe Buildings in San Buenaventura Mission Quadrangle
Front and side view of one of the last of the old adobes making up mission quadrangle between 1880-1890. Building has a porch along the front facing Main Street. Chaffee & Bonestal Lumber Company's yard visible adjacent to the adobe on the right of…

View of Ventura from Hill Behind Mission San Buenaventura, 1884
Ventura view of city from the hill behind San Buenaventura Mission. Mission in foreground, Santa Clara House at far right. Courthouse on Santa Clara Street is about in center, surrounded by trees, only the roof is showing. Bed of a reservoir, empty,…

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View of Ventura approximately at Chestnut and Poli streets. Taken from Buena Vista or Church Street looking southwest towards the ocean, visible in background. In the scene are the Rose Hotel (large brick building on left of image), Camarillo home…

Ventura By The Sea, California, (Looking SE Over Downtown) postcard
Bird's eye view of Ventura, looking southeast over Downtown Ventura toward the ocean and wharf. Caption: "Ventura By The Sea, Calif." Duplicate of 20060 PC.
[Detroit Publishing Co. ("Phostint" Card), 13176]

San Buenaventura Mission Reservoir and Hill School
Sepia-toned photograph of Hill School looking toward the Ventura
River. Prominent in the image is the San Buenaventura Mission Reservoir in the foreground, left. City of Ventura houses, buildings, and farmland visible in the top half of image.

San Buenaventura Mission and Adjacent House
Mounted early photograph of the San Buenaventura Mission and the house adjacent to it to the east. A man next to a horse drawn carriage are on the street next to the sidewalk. Mounted photograph.

Looking North on California Street in Ventura
View looking north on California Street toward the Ventura Courthouse building, now Ventura City Hall (2022). View is from near Santa Clara Street. Many businesses line the street and cars are parked and moving on California Street. Some businesses…

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…

Overlooking Business Section, Ventura, California Postcard
Bird's eye view of Downtown Ventura looking out toward the pier and ocean. Top of postcard reads "Overlooking Business Section, Ventura, Calif."
[Longshaw Card Co., Los Angeles, California, V4]

Ventura Avenue, 1905
Bird's eye view of Ventura Avenue in Ventura, CA. View is looking north from Park Row according to library records. Several houses and small neighborhoods visible, as well as mountains in the background. Ventura Avenue runs along the middle of the…

Collins-Taylor Building, Ventura
Exterior front and side views of the Collins-Taylor building at the southwest corner of California and Main Streets in downtown Ventura, CA. Bank appears to be three stories and has a rounded corner where the entrance door is. There are some bicycles…

San Buenaventura Mission Exterior Rear View, 1874
View of back of San Buenaventura Mission, founded 1782, showing the grounds around the mission as well as some buildings in the city of Ventura. In the foreground is a wooden fence. Scene reaches out to the Pacific Ocean, visible in the top quarter…

Brakey Road, Ventura, CA
View of Brakey Road looking north from Poli Street toward houses at top and left of image. The courthouse annex (Ventura City Hall) and county jail are on the right.

San Buenaventura Mission and Old Chinatown
View of the San Buenaventura Mission and Chinatown buildings along Figueroa Street. Photograph is taken from Santa Clara Street. A long dirt road leads up to the Mission with a row of buildings along one side and a fence with trees on the other side.…
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