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North side of Main Street, Ventura just west of Palm Street; Anacapa Hotel, center, and Armory on left.

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San Buenaventura Mission

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Poor image of Main Street railroad bridge.

Cross on Hill, Easter Services
A crowd gathers under a cloudy sky around the Cross on the Hill in Ventura. View faces city of Ventura and the Pacific Ocean. Photo caption reads: Easter Sunrise Services Ventura, Calif. 1929."

The D.C. Cook residence in Piru known as the Mansion
The D.C. Cook residence in Piru known as the Newhall Mansion.

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.
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Charles Petit, Ventura Councilman and Mayor
Photo of Charles W. Petit, dressed in a suit, tie, and hat standing next to Hill Cross. Grant Park in the background.

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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.

Butterfield Grade
Library records state: "The Butterfield Grade came thru the saddleback at the left of center of the picture and swung around to the right following the contour of the hills and reached the Santa Rosa Valley at the present school house [Santa Rosa…

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Library records state: "The last remaining segment of the Butterfield Grade on the north side of the summit, now used for a farm implement road." Image shows a grassy road leading uphill.

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Ortega Adobe Exterior
Snapshot of the Ortega Adobe. View from the east looking at the front porch. Adjacent buildings visible in background.

Ortega Adobe Exterior
Snapshot of the Ortega Adobe. View from the northwest.

Boy Scout Troop 120 in Ventura
A group of boy scouts (Troop 120) and troop leaders sit on the steps in front of the Ventura County Court House (currently Ventura City Hall in 2021). They sit in rows on steps in front of the Junipero Serra statue (it was removed in 2020) and are…

Wagon Wheel Junction
Glossy outdoor bird's eye view of the Wagon Wheel Junction. View of Wagon Wheel Motel and a large sign for Wagon Wheel Motel and Restaurant. Another sign for Venox is also visible. Mid 1950's car (Chevy) entering complex.

People's Lumber Company, Old Mill, Santa Paula
Image shows the exterior of a wooden building with four men standing at an open door.

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Carnegie Library Exterior Shortly After Completion, 1907
Exterior, bird's eye view of the Carnegie Library in Oxnard just after its construction in 1907. Houses and buildings are in view next to and behind the library as well as intersected roads at bottom of the image.

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…

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…

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.
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