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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…

Stereoscopic View of Mission San Buenaventura Palms
Stereoscopic view of Mission San Buenaventura palm trees and roofing tiles. The third palm was blown down in a windstorm in 1876. This may be the last known image of the "Mission Palms", according to the Ventura County Museum of History & Art's…

Three Palm Trees
Image shows three date palm trees standing in the San Buenaventura Mission orchard in early Ventura, CA. Originally there were four Arabian date palm trees in the orchard, which is in present day (2022) Mission Park. A man stands next to one of the…

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…

Pagoda in Plaza Park, Oxnard
View of the pagoda at Plaza Park in Oxnard. Some people are standing around the structure and some buildings are visible in the background.

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, 1890s
Exterior view of the Stagecoach Inn in Newbury Park. It is a two-story building with a porch and balcony. There are horse-drawn wagons loaded with grain, driver in seat, along the side and front of the inn. They are possibly headed for Hueneme. Cecil…

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."

Stagecoach Inn, Newbury Park, 1895
A man in a cowboy hat sits on a horse cart attached to one horse. The man is next to a large tree with a fence alongside it. The Stagecoach Inn is in the background.

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…

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

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.

Ortega Adobe
Exterior view of the Ortega Adobe on West Main Street in Ventura, CA. Snapshot taken prior to its refurbishment in the 1970s. There is some graffiti on the building and some chicken wire fencing around a section of the building.

Constructing Sea Wall Along Highway 1
Image of the construction of the sea wall along Highway 1 near Pt. Mugu. Men and building tools are spread out over the scaffolding attached to the cliff face. The ocean can be seen in the right hand side of the frame.

Ventura County Courthouse
Aerial front view of the Ventura County Courthouse and driveway. The courthouse is a white, two-story building with Neoclassical features and a Spanish tile roof. Museum records indicate that the courthouse was completed in 1913.

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Ebell Club Clubhouse
Exterior view of the Ebell Club, a women's club, clubhouse. It is a two story structure with a pond and bridge over the pond in front of it.

Tank House at Perkins Place
Exterior view of the tank house at Perkins place, which is currently (2020) the main office at Heritage Square in Oxnard. There are two open cars filled with people and a number of people standing around the cars. Library records state: "Rowe's old…

Southern Pacific Railroad Station and The Mill in Santa Paula, California
A view of a street corner in Santa Paula with a Morton Bay Fig tree taking up most of the image. In the background are the Southern Pacific Railroad Station as well as The Mill.

Text on back of postcard:
"The Southern Pacific Railroad Station of…
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