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Edward Drummond Libbey on horseback at Arbolada, Ojai
Edward Drummond Libbey on horseback at Arbolada, Ojai, CA. The home at Libbey Ranch is in the background.

Ruins of Santa Margarita Mission
Image shows a man standing next to the ruins of the Santa Margarita Mission, also known as Santa Margarita de Cortona Asistencia. Image shows the base of the building and a portion of the walls still intact, but the remainder of the building is…

Father Serra Statue in Front of Ventura County Courthouse
Image of the statue of Father Serra in front of Ventura County Court House (now Ventura City Hall, 2022). Courthouse building in background, grass and landscaping around the statue's base in foreground. Museum records indicate "To go with poem of Fr.…

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.

Baker House, Poli and Catalina Streets, Ventura
Exterior distant view of the Baker House, northeast corner of Poli and Catalina Streets in 1919. Dirt road visible on the left is now Catalina Street. Farmland visible in foreground. Writing on photo points out Catalina Street and Main Street in…

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…

Stagecoach Inn, 1942
Exterior front and partial side view of the Stagecoach Inn in Newbury Park. Building appears to be in disrepair. There is a flag hanging from the front porch. House is framed by many trees.

Stagecoach Inn, 1942
Exterior front view of the Stagecoach Inn in Newbury Park. Building appears to be in disrepair. There is a US flag and a Red Cross flag hanging from the front porch. Note on photo reads "Stage Coach Inn Taken 1942."

Bard Hospital, Ventura, California Postcard
Exterior view of the entrance to Elizabeth Bard Memorial Hospital from across Fir Street in Ventura. Front steps and landscaping around the front of the building visible, as is a flagpole flying a U.S. flag.
[Edward H. Mitchell, Pub., San Francisco,…

Elizabeth Bard Memorial Hospital Postcard
Exterior view of "Elizabeth Bard Memorial Hospital, Ventura, Cal." as written on the top left of postcard. Image looks upward from Poli and Fir Streets.
[M. Rieder, Pub., Los Angeles, California, Made in Germany, 8121 & A32696]

Olivas Adobe, 1977
Front exterior view of Olivas Adobe, a two story building, showing hanging baskets hung along the roofs of the two porches on the first and second floors.

Ortega Adobe, 1977
Exterior side view of Ortega Adobe showing a covered front porch area and the tiled roof.

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Exterior side view of the Piru Hotel, also called the Mountain View Hotel. It is a two story structure with wraparound balconies on both floors. A staircase is visible on the side of the building leading to the second floor balcony. Several rocking…

Ventura County Courthouse Renovation Showing Scaffolding
Construction scene at Ventura County Courthouse for a renovation to become the new Ventura City Hall. Image shows the front of the building with scaffolding all along the front. Photo taken from California Street possibly, as the right foreground…

Dedication Ceremony for Ventura City Hall
Dedication ceremonies for Ventura City Hall on Poli Street in Ventura. A large crowd stands on the front steps and on Poli Street, some sitting in folding chairs.

Ventura County Courthouse Renovation to Become Ventura City Hall
Construction scene at Ventura County Courthouse for a renovation to become the new Ventura City Hall. A truck is parked below some scaffolding.

Newhall Mansion
Exterior view of the Newhall Mansion, also known as the Piru Mansion and Cook Mansion. Landscaping in front of the mansion as well as mountains behind visible.

Ventura County Courthouse Just Prior to Becoming Ventura City Hall front doors
Photo looking upwards from the street level at the front of the courthouse building in Ventura. Sign reading "Ventura County Court House" is prominent. Photo taken just before the sign changed to San Buenaventura City Hall.

Ventura County Courthouse Just Prior to Becoming Ventura City Hall street view
Street view of the Ventura County Courthouse from across Poli Street. There is a woman standing on the front steps looking at the viewer. She appears to be dressed in clothing from early 1900s.

Ventura County Courthouse, 1915
Street view looking north at the Ventura County Courthouse from California and Main Street intersection. Service station at right of image. Buildings visible on both sides of California Street.

Old Ortega Adobe
Exterior view of the old Ortega Adobe on West Main Street in Ventura. Photo is undated, but appears to be decades prior to the restoration in the 1970s.

Johanna Overby Picking Pumpkins
Johanna Overby in foreground of image, picks a large pumpkin from a pumpkin patch. In the background is the Benjamin Dudley home on Telegraph Road in Ventura.

Ortega Adobe, 1900
Exterior view of Ortega Adobe on West Main Street before its restoration, circa 1900. The dirt road leading up to it is visible as are some surrounding buildings.

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…

Mountain View Hotel, Piru, 1910
Front exterior view of Mountain View Hotel, a two story structure with a wraparound balcony on the second floor and wraparound porch on first floor. A small group of women and children stand on the front steps. Photo appears to be taken through a…
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