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A View On Oak Street, Ventura, Cal. Post Card
A view of Oak Street. Several Victorian style homes lined with pine and palm trees sit on the left side of the asphalt road, facing businesses with simpler architecture and telephone poles. A figure in a dress stands outside the telegram office on…

Acme Bottling Works
Side-view from the street of Acme Bottling Works, northwest corner of Hemlock and Poli Streets in Ventura

Anacapa Hotel Key Tag
(Tag, Identification) Key tag used at the Anacapa Hotel in downtown Ventura.
The three-story hotel was built in 1889 operated by the Hartman family who ran it until it was razed in 1928.

Bank of Ventura 1892
Exterior street view of the Bank of Ventura upon completion in March 1892 (corner of Oak and Main Streets in Ventura) with a view of Oak Street running alongside it on the left of image. Some horse drawn wagons and carts can be seen on Oak Street and…

Bard Memorial Hospital, Ventura, Cal. Post Card
Front view of Elizabeth Bard Memorial Hospital building. With its tower on the left, the three story building with adobe tile roof sits on a hill, with Downtown Ventura in the background.
Caption: "BARD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL. VENTURA, CAL."
Verso…

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Street view of the bell tower of San Buenaventura Mission.

Bird's Eye View of Buena Ventura Postcard
An angled aerial view of downtown Ventura, with the Mission visible to the left of center. Most of the area is still green, but there are some large buildings scattered along the same road as the Mission. The ocean is visible off in the distance.…

Bird's Eye View Ventura Post Card
Caption: "Bird's-eye view VENTURA, Cal".
Black and white photographic bird's eye view of early downtown Ventura from atop a cacti lined hill. Elizabeth Bard Memorial Hospital, a multistory Mission-style building, is in the center foreground,…

Bird's-eye View of Ventura post card
Bird's-eye view of Ventura, looking toward the ocean. Ocean in background, Elizabeth Bard Memorial Hospital, middle foreground. Caption reads: "Bird's-eye View of Ventura, Calif."
[MacGregor, J.J. Ventura, Cal. (Albertype Co., Brooklyn, N.Y.)]

Bird's Eye View, Ventura, Cal. Post Card
Bird's eye view of a mixed residential and business area of Downtown Ventura. Telephone poles line the street in the foreground, standing in front of clapboard houses with yards lush with trees. The Elizabeth Bard Memorial Hospital sits atop a hill…

Birdseye View, Ventura, Cal. Post Card
Caption: "Birdseye View Ventura, Cal."
View of a street intersection, with an oil silo in the left foreground,in front of train tracks. The city sprawls behind it, a mix of businesses and houses. Rolling hillsides are in the background.
[Brakey,…

California Street facing courthouse
View facing north up California Street toward the Courthouse, now City Hall, in Ventura. Cars are parked on both sides of the street in front of residences.

California Street facing pier
View facing south on California Street from the Court House. The pier is in the far distance and cars parked in front of businesses as well as in motion on the street are present. A woman with a can is crossing California Street.

Camarillo White Horses on Parade
Camarillo White Horses and riders in the County Fair Parade on Main Street. Parade watchers are visible in the foreground.

This view of the parade is in front of the Darden and Randall Buick Agency (52 E. Main Street).

Casa de Ortega post card
Exterior view of Ortega Adobe.
[MacGregor Bros., Ventura, Calif. (Albertype Co., Brooklyn,; N.Y.)]

Center of Ventura postcard
Bird's-eye view of Ventura. There is a street on the left side of the image, and there are buildings on the right side. Mountains are visible in the background. Caption at bottom reads: "The Center of Ventura, Calif."
[Detroit Publishing Co.…

Christian Church-Ventura postcard
Front face of the Christian Church in Ventura on Santa Clara Street. Two men in hats stand by the front steps of the church building.
[Western Card Co., Reedley, Fresno Co., Calif]

Clark Hotel and businesses on Main Street
View of E. Main St. looking south from Fir St. to Chestnut St. In photo is Musician Union Local No. 581 at 670 E. Main St., Pacific Finance at 668 E. Main St., and Clark Hotel at 664 E. Main St. Arthur Murray Dance Studio and Farmers Insurance Group…

Clown on Santa Clara Street in Ventura
A clown in a striped and starred costume with a ruffled neck stands in front of his mule, who is also dressed festively. They stand on Santa Clara Street in Ventura with Plaza School in the background on the right of the image. Photo is from the…

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…

County Court House, Ventura Postcard
A frontal view of the Ventura County Court House at Poli and California Streets, now Ventura City Hall. Photo possibly taken from a rooftop. A small plume of smoke rises from the right-hand side of the Court House.
[AZO in stamp area]

Downtown Ventura
Early scene of Downtown Ventura. A bird's eye view that shows buildings, the pier and the ocean.

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Earliest known photograph of downtown Ventura, California, view of Ventura SE from hill.

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Earliest known photograph of downtown Ventura, California, view of Ventura SE from hill.

Downtown Ventura, California 1923
Panorama of downtown Ventura looking down California Street toward the ocean from Poli Street.
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