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Water Well at Somis
Water well tower with men watching the water discharge from pipe. Caption reads "Water well at Somis with five unidentified men in the background."

Ventura County Officials, 1898 mounted
Group photo of Ventura County officials. Five men in suits and bowties in two rows, 3 men sitting, 2 standing. There are two versions of same photo-- one is sepia with the men's names written in ink along bottom of photo, and the other is black and…

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Four Men in St. Louis Automobile
Four "Bee-men" in St. Louis automobile. The car is situated downhill from a house up on the hill behind it. The house looks Victorian in style and has two main floors and perhaps a basement or attic. Seated in the vehicle are: front row Mendelsohn…

Patterson Ranch Group Photo in Front of House
Outdoor group photo of men in front of a house at Patterson Ranch. The men all strike various poses in tall grass. One sits with a dog on his lap. The ten men are identified as:

Upper row (l-r): George Eastwood; William Gerkin; Jim Swanson; C. J.…

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Jury in John Churchill Trial
Group portrait of the jurors that tried and acquitted John Churchill. Churchill was charged with the murder of T. Wallace More in 1877.

Standing (l-r): C. C. Bornune, Mr. Reitte, Alex Grey, John Hund, Ed Arnold, Alpha Buker, Charles Burke
Sitting…

Water Well Drilling Crew on Hartman Ranch
Water well drilling crew on Hartman Ranch. Equipment and men surround a pipe releasing water in to a canal. J. C. Hartman on left.

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Group photo of (l-r): Richard Maulhardt, Robert Pfeiler, Emil Pfeiler (all of Oxnard, CA), members of the Farm Implement Committee at Ventura County Historical Museum (known in 2022 as Museum of Ventura County. Richard sits and works a tool grinder,…

Ventura County Cattlemen's Association Board of Directors
Outdoor group photo of members of the Ventura County Cattlemen's Association Board of Directors. From left to right: Elmer Izer, R. D. Dickenson, Glen Good, Eugene Percy, Joe Nesbit (Nesbitt?), Joe Terry, Jack Willett, Mike Griffin.

Group Portrait, District Attorneys of Ventura County 1923-1962
Framed picture of "District Attorneys Ventura County 1923-1962." All the men are wearing suits and there is a table with an open book in front of them. Henderson served from 1922-1926.
From left to right in order of term: Edward Henderson, James C.…

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Three Men in Front of Small House
Three men stand outdoors in front of a small wooden house or cabin at the Nick Walnut homestead. They are surrounded by wilderness. The man in center identified as Nick Walnut (Nicola Noce). Nick is holding two horses (one may be a mule) on either…

Irrigation pipe - Zone Mutual Water Co.'s Well #5
Irrigation pipe - Zone Mutual Water Co.'s Well #5. Drilled by S. F. Catey. Group photo of four men sitting on the pipe while water comes pouring out. Richard Bard is the man on the left.

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Group Portrait, Japanese Beet Workers
Group portrait of six men working in a field. They are described as Japanese beet workers on Maulhardt Ranch in Oxnard. The group has some equipment with them (rake and glovers), but may be pulling the beets up by hand. Some of the men hold beets.…

William Sexton
Bust portrait of William Sexton, wearing a suit and tie. He faces the camera but looks to the right of the viewer.

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T. H. Warring
Full, seated portrait of Mr. T. H. Warring. He wears a suit and tie and sits facing the camera but gazing to the right of the viewer. He sits on an upholstered chair with his hat in hand.

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Bartlett's Band
Group portrait of Bartlett's Band, all men, in uniform and with their instruments in hand.

Walter W. Hoffman
Bust portrait of Walter W. Hoffman. He is wearing suit and tie and smiling slightly at the viewer. He served as Honorary chairman Ventura County Historical Museum Committee.

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Norman's Blacksmith Shop
Four men stand in front of a "A. Norman and Son Blacksmithing Shop" in Camarillo. Around them are horse-drawn vehicles or farm equipment. The door to the shop is open. One man is in a suit and tie, and the other three men wear work clothes--overalls…

Gordon Ruiz
Full portrait of Gordon Nidever Ruiz partially sitting on a tall wooden stool facing straight ahead while looking to the left. He is dressed in an ornate suit with boots and a western bow tie (possibly a costume). A studio backdrop is visible in the…

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Anselmo "Cap" Ruiz
Bust portrait of Anselmo "Cap" Ruiz sitting in a chair, leaning to the left and staring straight ahead. He is wearing a dark colored cardigan, a bandana around his neck and a light colored fedora. A white colored wall with light switch and a hanging…

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Ulpiano and Minnie Ruiz With Another Couple on Beach
Group portrait of two couples on the beach identified left to right as: Israel H., Mamie, and Minnie Ruiz. Ulpiano Ruiz is also identified, but is not clear which of the men he is. The couples sit on the sand with some belongings around them, and a…

Gabriel Ruiz in Costume
Portrait bust of Gabriel Ruiz in a dark colored suit with a chain-bordered collar, bolo tie and bolero hat. His body is facing diagonally to the right with his head facing straight and looking slightly upper left from center.

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Jose Muermenuto Ruiz
Portrait bust of Jose Muermenuto Ruiz sitting slightly slouched and looking diagonally to the left. Jose Meurmenuto Ruiz was the brother of Gabriel Ruiz and lived in Santa Barbara.

Carlos Maria Ruiz
Oval portrait bust of Carlos Maria Ruiz in a dark colored suit looking straight ahead with a straightened posture. Carlos Maria Ruiz is the oldest brother of Gabriel Ruiz and was born on November 4, 1799 in Santa Barbara.

Group Photo, Sun Lumber Company
A group of men (20-30) stand in a row, and a few sit in cars, in front of Sun Lumber Company. Photo taken from across the street from above. The sign on the front of Sun Lumber states "The very best in lumber serving all of Ventura County."…

Wilshire League Club Meeting, 1931
Large panoramic image depicting guests at the Wilshire League Club Meeting in the Fiesta Room, Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles, California. Guests/members appear to all be men. The men are sitting at round tables and there is one long banquet table on…

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