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Portrait of H. F. Moore
Portrait of H. F. Moore wearing a sweater and overalls and a cap. According to library records he was the Ventura harness maker.

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Ventura Beach Scene postcard
A beach scene in Ventura with numerous fully dressed people sitting on the sand. Other people in silhouette are standing in the water. Children are playing in the shallow water at the edge of the surf. On the left side of the image is a horse and…

Tico Residence, Ventura postcard
View of the Tico Residence with two men and two women standing on the front porch. The main structure is adobe with a tile roof. The front porch is wood with shingle roofing. Visible on the right side of the image is an addition to the house with…

Tico Residence, Ventura postcard
View of the Tico Residence with two men and two women standing on the front porch. The main structure is adobe with a tile roof. The front porch is wood with shingle roofing. Visible on the right side of the image is an addition to the house with…

San Buena Ventura Mission, Ventura postcard
A view looking northwest toward the mission from the opposite side of Main Street. The street is not paved. Four men wearing hats are sitting on the building's steps. Part of the Parish House is visible as well as one of the Norfolk Pine…

Robert E. Clark Portrait
Bust portrait of Sheriff Robert E. Clark, Ventura County Sheriff from 1922-1933. He is facing the viewer wearing a suit and tie and cowboy or western style hat. He resigned and was appointed U.S. Marshal.

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Ella Elizabeth Gould
Full, seated portrait of Ella Elizabeth Gould (Crane). She is turned and looking to the left of the viewer. She wears a hat and a floor length dress printed with butterflies, as well as a coat or shawl.

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Ella Elizabeth Gould
Full, seated portrait of Ella Elizabeth Gould (Crane). She is turned and looking to the left of the viewer. She wears a hat and a floor length dress printed with butterflies, as well as a coat or shawl. Library records indicate she "propagated the…

T. M. McFarland Leaning Against Car
T. M. McFarland leaning against car with his right arm while looking away from the camera, his left hand is tucked into the pocket of his trousers. He is dressed in a three piece suit and tie with a hamburg style hat.

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Group Photo, Beta Delta Gamma Sorority, side 1
Outdoor group portrait of the Beta Delta Gamma Sorority, taken at the Huntington Hotel, Pasadena, CA in 1934. Most Ventura Co.
girls.

Top Row: #5 Jeanetta Wolfe Thomas (Mrs. Mayo); #6 Marie Kyle Soares (Mrs. Frank); #7 0pal Ledbetter Habbick…

Group Photo of Two Men and Two Women
Group photo of two men and two women, all seated in a row. They are: Jim McLoughlin, Rose Lopez, Lupe Jones, Bill McLoughlin. Men are wearing suits, ties, and boutonnieres. Women are wearing skirt suits and hats and holding bouquets.

Cross on the Hill
A large crowd gathers in front of the cross on the hill in present day (2022) Grant Park in Ventura. Men, women, and children are present, all wearing hats. Many people hold parasols. Museum notes refer to this being "Admission Day", the day the…

Ventura Auto Club, 1903
Ventura Auto Club in 1903, showing a group of four cars with drivers and passengers lined up in a row on a tree lined dirt road. Typed on front of card "all the cars in Ventura in 1903 excepting one owned by Will (?) and Frank Barnard. First a Ford…

Lopez Portrait
Full portrait of Lopez, builder of the Lopez Adobe on Matilija Ranch. He wears a sarape and hat and looks at the viewer.

According to library records: "oldest adobe in the county. Still standing on McCaleb Ranch on Matilija Rd. Juan Pico says he…

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Group Photo at Camp Bartlett
A group of men, women, and children pose for a group photo. They crouch or stand in about three rows. They are at Camp Bartlett, between Santa Paula and Ojai.

Joe Richardson
Full portrait of Joe Richardson, standing with both hands in his pockets, looking at the viewer. He is wearing a hat and a three-piece suit and tie. He stands in front of a lattice wall.

Arvella Vorbeck Leaning against Cannon
Arvella Vorbeck leans on a cannon, one arm resting on the cannon, in Plaza Park in Ventura. She looks at the viewer. She is wearing a cloche hat and gloves and a dark colored outfit and pumps. Park surroundings visible in background.

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Adrian G. Wood
Full portrait of Adrian G. Wood (Buddy Wood) outdoors. He has a pipe in his mouth and wears a bucket hat and bib overalls. He appears to be ready do put on a jacket, and he also has what appears to be a freshly caught fish in one hand. A car is in…

Wheeler's or Matilija Hot Springs
Women and men in regular clothing stand around the edges of a pool. A group of boys swims in the pool. Wooden walls/fences around the pool with numbered doors, possibly changing rooms. A sign on one of the wooden walls reads "Bathing Suits 25¢ Pay in…

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…

Wedding of John Deidrich and Katie Sailer Group Photo
Group portrait of John Diedrich and Katie Sailer on the occasion of their wedding and their wedding party. Left to right: Joe Sailer (usher), Mary Diedrich (bridesmaid), Selma Brucker (maid of honor), William Deidrich (best man).

Clyde and Kitty Wykoff
Full portrait of Clyde Wykoff and Kitty Wykoff, standing in an orchard in Nordhoff. They were Ventura County pioneers.

Abigail Adams Historical Figure
Abigail Adams, wife of John Adams was known for her lively intelligence, for her wit and for her promotion of women’s rights. She read philosophy, poetry and politics. Abigail Adams was a great comfort to her husband as he shared his thoughts by…

George Washington Historical Figure
George Washington (c. 1775), received his early military training as an officer in the colonial militia and saw action in the French and Indian Wars. When the united colonies searched for a military leader, Washington was an easy choice. Named…

Benedict Arnold Historical Figure
Benedict Arnold distinguished himself as a military leader in the Revolutionary War, but became bitter when others were promoted ahead of him despite his exemplary record. As commander of West Point in 1780, he planned to betray the fort to the…
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