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Ventura Avenue Oil Field and Ventura Avenue
Panoramic view of the Ventura oil field from a mountain. Oil wells can be seen on the left.

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Panorama of Ventura Postcard
A panoramic view of Ventura, looking over houses and towards the mountains. A red train cuts across the left of the image, just past a railroad intersection with a large street.
[Brakey, J.R., Ventura, Cal (Panama/California Exposition, San Diego,…

Santa Susana Pass postcard
Green mountains stretch off into the distance, a highway cutting through them. An orange car has pulled to the side of the road, with a group of people standing next to it at an overlook.
[Brakey, J.R., Ventura, CAl. (C.T. American Art), R-83325]

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Stereoscopic view of a rocky coastline.

Joe Horner in a horse-drawn surrey at the Santa Susana Pass
The Santa Susana Pass with Joe Horner in horse-drawn surrey. It is likely the old stage and mail coach line between Simi Valley and San Fernando Valley.

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Panoramic view of lima bean fields, field workers, mountains in background. "James F. Fulkerson's Lima Bean Threshing outfit, operating near Camarillo, Ventura County, CA. Largest lima bean fields in the world."

Matilija Dam Postcard
The wall of Matilija Dam, with vegetation-covered mountains in the background and a clearing with two small buildings in front of the dam. In the foreground are shrubs and rocks.
[Columbia Wholesale Supply, 11401 Chandler, North Hollywood, Calif.,…

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Sailboat in Matilija Dam postcard
Matilija Dam on a clear, sunny day, with a single sailboat on the water. There is shrubbery and plant life in the foreground and mountains in the background.
[Columbia Wholesale Supply, 7609 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood 46, Calif., H2638 &…

Matilija Stage Coach postcard
View of a stagecoach being pulled by a team of horses. People are sitting both inside and on the top of the stagecoach. There is a row of houses in the background. Caption at bottom reads: "Matilija Stage Coach, Ventura Co., Calif."
[Detroit…

The Foothills Hotel, Nordhoff, Ojai Valley, Calif. postcard
Landscape view of Foothills Hotel, Ojai. The three story Craftsman style building has a wood shingle exterior and a lushly landscaped campus. Flowering vines overhang the porches. Several horses wait outside the building at the head of its roundabout…

San Buenaventura, Cal., 1877: Being a "Birds Eye" View of<br />
Downtown Ventura
Bird's eye view of Downtown Ventura in 1877, with a view "From the Bay, Looking North" as written along the bottom of the map. Ships, wharf, beach, and mountains in image.

[Notes: Lithograph by A. L. Bancroft & Co., San Francisco, Calif; Map…

Ventura Marina postcard
Bird's-eye view of the Ventura Marina. The marina and beaches are in the foreground of the image. The City of Ventura is visible in the background.
[Plastichrome Colourpicture, Boston, Mass., 02130 (Woody Gillette, P.O. Box 318,Solvang, CA 93463),…

Ventura River Valley Aerial View
View of Ventura looking south. Ventura city and oil fields visible. Hills line both sides of image, Pacific Ocean at top of image.

The Old Rice Rancho
Panoramic landscape view of the Old Rice Rancho in Matilija Canyon, Ventura. A large field with trees is in the foreground with a mountain in the background.

Bird's-eye View of Ventura postcard
Bird's-eye view of Downtown Ventura. The roofs of buildings are in the foreground, and California Street is on the left of the image. The Ventura County Courthouse in in the background. Caption at top reads: "1321:- Bird's-eye View of Ventura,…

Orange Grove in California, Near Ventura postcard
View of a path between orange groves with snowy (?) mountains in the background. Postcard is captioned "Orange Grove in California, Near Ventura" at the top. Duplicate of 22876 PC.
[Longshaw Card Co., Los Angeles, Calif., 85]

Orange Grove in California Near Ventura Postcard
View of a path between orange groves with snowy (?) mountains in the background. Postcard is captioned "Orange Grove in California, Near Ventura" at the top. Duplicate of 21874 PC.
[Longshaw Card Co., Los Angeles, California, 853]

Two men fishing at Matilija Creek
Two men fishing at Matilija Creek

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Las Casitas and vicinity.

Portion of Ventura Postcard
A semi-aerial shot of a residential area. A number of houses, most white with red roofs, are located around a park, now Plaza Park. The rows of houses are seen stretching back towards green mountains. A lumber yard is in the bottom right…

Ventura, Aerial View, 1933
Aerial view of Ventura, looking west from over the railroad near Brent. Coastline prominent on left side of image, mountains at top of image.

Senator Pete Wilson at Ceremony for Turning over Circle X Ranch to Santa Monica National Recreation Area
U.S. Senator Pete Wilson stands at a lectern addressing a group of spectators at a ceremony turning over Circle X Ranch at Malibu to Santa Monica National Recreation Area. Photo taken for the Ventura County Star Free Press 6 March 1989, published 7…

Jerk Line Team
Jerk line team of horses pulling three wagons with several people in the wagons. A man on horseback rides alongside the jerk line team. Mountains are visible in background and photographer's shadow is visible in foreground.

Bird's Eye View of Buena Ventura Postcard
An angled aerial view of downtown Ventura, with the Mission visible to the left of center. Most of the area is still green, but there are some large buildings scattered along the same road as the Mission. The ocean is visible off in the distance.…

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Man leaning on either long handled farm implement or rifle, standing in front of house with picket fence. Mountains in the background.
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