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Catholic Church, Oxnard postcard
Three quarter view of the Catholic Church of Oxnard.
[Brakey, J.R., Ventura, Cal. (Logo: Panama, California Exposition, San Diego, 1915; Slogan: "On the Road of a Thousand Wonders"), 3093 & 16525]

Main Street, Ventura, 1900
View of Main Street in Ventura looking east from Figueroa St. San Buenaventura Mission on the left and Peirano's Market to the right.

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Dual image of Main Street and Hotel De Leon.

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Street scene with Grant Lull & Co., image of downtown Cambria prior to a fire that burned most of the downtown.

Main Street, Ventura, 1877
View of Main Street in downtown Ventura in 1877. Shot is straight down the dirt and businesses are lined up on the outer edges of image. Several people are in front of businesses and men on horseback as well as horse drawn wagons are in the street.…

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Main Street 4th of July parade.

Main Street Ventura Looking East, 1890
Street view of Main Street in Ventura looking east down the center of the dirt street with businesses on the right and left visible. San Buenaventura Mission property is first on the left and next to it is the Anacapa Hotel, where a timber yard was…

Wineman Clothing Store
Exterior view of the front of The Wineman Clothing Store with three men in front, identified as (l-r): Simon Wineman (the oldest Wineman brother), Frank Daly, J.R. Eastin. A sign reading "Chicago Clothing" hangs along the top of the store. According…

Ventura Mission and Photography Studio
Exterior view of the San Buenaventura Mission showing the photography studio next door to it in what appears to be an adjoining building east of the mission. There are people in front of the photography studio, which has steps leading down to the…

Clown on Santa Clara Street in Ventura
A clown in a striped and starred costume with a ruffled neck stands in front of his mule, who is also dressed festively. They stand on Santa Clara Street in Ventura with Plaza School in the background on the right of the image. Photo is from the…

Main Street, Ventura, 1900
View of busy Main Street, Ventura, looking west from intersection of Main and California Streets. Horse and wagons line the street and people are walking around. Everything is adorned with US flags and bunting, possibly for Independence Day.

Ventura County Historical Museum, 1984
Exterior view of the Ventura County Historical Museum, currently called the Museum of Ventura County (2021). View is from the south, in the foreground is Santa Clara Street. Clocktower Inn and San Buenaventura Mission are visible. Photo is mounted.

Court House, Ventura, Cal. Post Card
Caption: "Court House. VENTURA, Cal."
Sidewalk view of the Ventura County Courthouse face. A Beaux-Arts style two story building with Neoclassical features, such as the Doric columns framing each section of windows.
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Anacapa Hotel, Ventura, Cal. Post Card
Caption: Anacapa Hotel. VENTURA, Cal.
Street view of the Anacapa Hotel. The three-story Victorian building has ornate ironwork along the roof spires, and covered walkways along its adjacent sidewalks. A figure stands in front of the entrance,…

Mission San Buenaventura, Ventura Post Card
Caption: "Mission San Buenaventura, Founded 1784. Ventura, Cal." Colorized photographic image. Streetview of Mission San Buenaventura and its bell tower on the left, a two-story wood paneled building in the center, and the corner of a one story…

Bird's Eye View, Ventura, Cal. Post Card
Bird's eye view of a mixed residential and business area of Downtown Ventura. Telephone poles line the street in the foreground, standing in front of clapboard houses with yards lush with trees. The Elizabeth Bard Memorial Hospital sits atop a hill…

James Crothers and His Horse and Buggy
James Crothers looks at the camera while holding his horse and buggy in front of Seaside Oil Company gas station at the corner of California and Santa Clara Streets in Ventura. White Garage is behind him on the right. In the background is a…

William Quinlan on Transport Wagon
William Quinlan drives a team of horses pulling a transport wagon on California Street in Ventura (it is unpaved). Photo taken between Meta and Santa Clara Streets looking north to the hills. "F.J. Sifford and Ventura Transfer" painted on the wagon.…

Street Scene on Main Street, Santa Paula
View looking down Main Street in Santa Paula, photographed is a building called "Bootery". A man is standing under a lamp post. Automobiles are parked along the sidewalk and also driving down the street.

Street view of Ventura
First City Hall and the library built by the city of Ventura. Located on Main Street and California Street looking West on Main Street. Buildings can be seen on either side of the dirt road.

A. Kenagy
A. Kenagy riding a bicycle down a dirt street. Buildings can be seen behind him. He is wearing a suit and a hat.

Wagonloads of Lima Beans
A tractor pulls six wagonloads of lima beans around the corner of 5th Street and Saviers Road in Oxnard. Several bystanders are on the sidewalks. Max Folke checks the tractor. Some of the buildings around have signs--some legible signs read "David…

Chestnut Street in Ventura
View of Chestnut Street in Ventura, taken from Poli Street looking toward the ocean

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Lagomarsino opera house (and house) on Santa Clara Street, built 1884.
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