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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…

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,…

People's Lumber Company Employees, Old Mill, Santa Paula
Interior view of People's Lumber Company building. Scene show five men, employees probably, posing for a group photo. Tables, work equipment, and some piles of lumber visible in the image.

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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.

S. F. Catey Drilling at Zone Mutual Water Co. Well
Three men stand at water well drilling equipment, looking toward the viewer. Caption reads "S. F. Catey drilling outfit at Zone Mutual Water Co. Well No. 8. with three unidentified men."

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

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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Two Blacksmiths Working
Interior of a blacksmiths shop, two men work together, both holding tools. One man is turned away from the viewer, face in profile and the other man faces the viewer looking off to the right of viewer. Equipment and tools around them, anvil between…

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Water Well Drilling with Drillers
Bird's eye view of a water drilling scene. Caption reads "Zone Mutual Water Co. Well No. 8 in process of drilling water well. R.B. and H.G.L. shown talking to driller."

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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.

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Work crew at Casitas Dam, Group Photo
A work crew of about 35 men seated on a hill of boulders. Looking in various directions, mostly looking at the camera. Most men are clean shaven, but a few have mustaches and one man in the front center has a full beard. Library records indicate that…

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…

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.…

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.
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