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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.

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.…

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…

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…

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…

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

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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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.

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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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,…

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…

Off-Loading Beets at the Oxnard Sugar Factory
Image shows beets being off-loaded from a large truck onto a storage area using a large net. There are three men helping move the beets with one man on the far left looking at the camera while the other two look towards the beets with their backs to…

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…

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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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…

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.

Man with Oil Drilling Equipment
A man in coveralls and hard hat sits at the controls of oil drilling equipment--"Rotary Table, Rotary Rig." He is looking intently at the controls, the rotary table and rig appears to be spinning. Two images mounted on cardboard.

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.…

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…

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…

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."…

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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