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Charles Zapf and Power Plant Workers
Shows Charles F. Zapf (second from right) with three unidentified men. The men are all dressed in hard hats and long coats that appear to be leather. An automobile and corrugated metal structure in background.

Museum records indicate that Charles…

Mr. Dawsen and Dog in Garden
Shows Mr. Dawsen and a spotted dog sitting on the ground beside newly planted plants. Dawsen is wearing a white shirt and overalls. He is leaning back on one hand and is looking at the dog. Wooden stakes are in the ground next to the…

Olivelands Crew at Limoneira Ranch
Outdoor group photo of the Olivelands crew at Limoneira Ranch in Santa Paula. Majority of the group is standing or sitting outside a building with covered patio. A. F. Harms is seated to the left in a horse-drawn buggy. Fong, a Chinese American cook,…

Bathhouse at the Rancho Sespe Japanese Quarters
An exterior view of the bathhouse at the Rancho Sespe Japanese workers' living quarters. Building is one story tall, with small windows along the sides. A group of men, two women, and a child pose together outside of the bathhouse. The men wear…

Japanese Quarters at Rancho Sespe
Exterior, three quarters view of the living quarters of the Japanese workers at Rancho Sespe. The building is two stories tall, with exterior staircases on the side, a chimney, and porch. A group of Japanese men stand on the steps and porch of the…

Falkner Farm Apricot Pitting Crew
Outdoor group photo of the apricot pitting crew at Falkner Farm, standing under covered patio. Crew includes men, women, and children.

Workers and Farm Machinery
Outdoor group photo of agricultural workers posed with machinery and haystacks. Most of the group stands in front of or on the machinery. Three men rest on the haystack. Man on right seated on horseback.

Nailing Covers Upon Boxes Ready for Shipment
Interior scene of a Limoneira worker nailing covers onto boxes of citrus fruit that are ready to be shipped. The worker is standing at a work table with a Limoneira box in front of him. There is a blur from the motion of hitting nails with a hammer.…

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ABD Storage Area
Bird's-eye view of the ABD storage area. Shows men working among stacks of crates and pallets. Train visible in foreground. Copy from CBC (Construction Battalion Center) Library.

ABD Storage Area
Bird's-eye view of the ABD storage area. Shows men working among stacks of crates and pallets. Copy from CBC (Construction Battalion Center) Library.

Children Working at FSA Camp
View of children working at the Farm Security Administration (FSA) Camp in El Rio. One girl is standing in center of view with arms crossed and facing viewer. Around girl, other children carry stacks of wood.

Preparing Food at FSA Camp
View of two women and young child seated on chairs in a tent at the Farm Security Administration (FSA) Camp, in El Rio. One of the women is peeling a vegetable over a bowl on her lap. Other tents visible in background.

Women Doing Laundry at FSA Camp
View of two women cleaning laundry at outdoor wash sinks. A young girl stands next to the sinks. A boy is leaning on the frame that covers the washing area. Tents and drying line visible in background.

Shot at the Farm Security Administration…

Men at Work at FSA Camp
View of three men woodworking outdoors. A young boy is seated on a work table and is watching the men. Men are wearing hats. Tent visible in background.

Shot taken at the Farm Security Administration (FSA) Camp in El Rio.

Boys Boxing at FSA Camp
View of two boys boxing and adult referee surrounded by crowd of seated and standing onlookers. Father Garcia of Oxnard is among the crowd. At the Farm Security Administration (FSA) Camp in El Rio.

Worker Residence FSA Camp, El Rio
Interior view of a worker residence at the Farm Security Administration (FSA) Camp in El Rio. Woman wearing apron and checkered dress stands by stove with back to viewer. A young girl is seated nearby at a table, and is turned away from the viewer.…

FSA Camp Council Meeting
Interior view of the Camp Council meeting at the Farm Security Administration (FSA) Camp in El Rio. Six men are seated at a table with radio. A woman stands at the table, turning pages of a document. Group of women seated on benches facing the table.…

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Children Under FSA Camp Sign, El Rio
Group of five boys seated in a circle under the sign at the entrance to the Farm Security Administration (FSA) Camp in El Rio. Trees and tents visible in the background.

Sign reads, "U. S. Department of Agriculture // Farm Security Administration…

Tents at the FSA Camp, El Rio
View of rows of tents in the Farm Security Administration (FSA) Camp for migratory workers in El Rio. Automobiles and three children with bicycle also visible.

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Hauling Lima Beans from East Oxnard to Port Hueneme
View of half-track towing carts of lima beans at Intersection on Oxnard Boulevard and 5th Street looking North. Blind stamp on lower right of photograph reads: "Harding photographers." Several buildings visible including Norris house with partial…

Frank Howard's Team Leaving Town for the Oilfields, Fillmore
View of four men, possibly including Frank Howard, standing atop a carriage hitched by six horses.

Writing on picture: "Hauling up Sespe."

Stacking Boxes at Fillmore Sespe Packing House
Interior view of Fillmore Sespe Packing House, showing two workers handling crates branded with packing labels.

Ojai Arcade Construction
A view of the Ojai Arcade during its construction, taken from the street. Four unidentified men stand under one of the arches, facing the camera. One man wears a suit, the other three wear work clothes. All four men wear hats, each of a different…

Load of Asphaltum from Devil's Canon Mine
A wagon is hitched to four horses and parked in front of a mine in Devil's Canyon. There are two men standing on a platform at the mouth of the mine shaft. There is a man in the driver's seat of the wagon. Library records indicate the driver as W. A.…

Work Crew with Cement Mixer, Casitas Dam
A work crew with a cement mixer at Casitas Dam. One of the workers is looking directly at the camera and smiling while working. Horses are harnessed to a wagon. Bags (of sand?) are piled high next to the cement mixer. One of the workers is wearing a…
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