Paving Crew on Oxnard Boulevard

Image

Paving Crew on Oxnard Boulevard

Title

Paving Crew on Oxnard Boulevard

Identifier

28004

Source

Hiroshi Takeda Collection, 1994

Description

This image shows a seven-man paving crew working on Oxnard Boulevard during the widening project that took place circa 1925. The men are using shovels and there is a large paving machine visible to the right of the frame. There are three men and a boy standing on the sidewalk watching the work being done. Oxnard Boulevard storefronts are visible. The signs on the store windows read 'drinks', 'groceries', and 'southern café'. The store awnings are retracted.

Creator

Unknown

Date

Circa 1925

Format

Black and White Negative

Subject

Road construction workers
Oxnard Boulevard (Oxnard, Calif.)

Coverage

California
Ventura County (Calif.)
Oxnard (Calif.)

Publisher

Museum of Ventura County

Rights

The copyright to this image has not been determined. These images are intended for personal or research use only. Please contact library staff for rights determinations and additional uses.

Type

Image

Language

English

Collection

Citation

Unknown, “Paving Crew on Oxnard Boulevard,” Research Library at The Museum of Ventura County, accessed May 5, 2021, https://photographs.venturamuseum.org/items/show/3559.