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Guide to the Local History Photograph Collection
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Project Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Local history photograph collection
    Dates: 1890s to current date
    Collection number: Consult Library
    Collector: Thousand Oaks Library
    Collection Size: Over 4,000 photographs Online items available
    Repository: Thousand Oaks Library
    Thousand Oaks, CA 91362
    Abstract: The Local History Collection includes images of historical interest for the Conejo Valley, from the 1890s to the present. These show historic buildings, ranches, commercial operations, land use, public events, and local pioneer families. The images date from the 1890s to the current day.
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English
    Digitized collection materials available online.

    Access

    Collection open for research during Reading Room open hours, or by appointment.

    Publication Rights

    The Local History Collection images that are presented online are public domain. Other images in the collection may be copyrighted.

    Preferred Citation

    Local history photograph collection. Thousand Oaks Library, Thousand Oaks, CA 91362

    Acquisition Information

    Collected by Thousand Oaks Library staff, Patricia A. Allen, and others, 1967 to the present.

    Project Information

    These materials were assembled and digitized as part of the California Local History Digital Resources Project, supported by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA), administered in California by the State Librarian.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The Local History Collection includes images of historical interest for the Conejo Valley, and some nearby areas of Ventura County, from the 1890s to the present. These show historic buildings, ranches, commercial operations, land use, public events, and local pioneer families. The bulk of the photographs were taken by amateur or unknown photographers. A database indexing all of the images is available in the Special Collections Reading Room.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection.

    Names and Places

    Janss
    Goebel
    Jungleland
    Conejo Valley (Calif.)
    Thousand Oaks (Calif.)
    Newbury Park (Calif.)
    Westlake Village (Calif.)
    Hidden Valley (Calif.)
    Lake Sherwood (Calif.)

    Topics

    Animals
    Auctions
    Carnivals
    Construction
    Fairs
    Fires
    Oaks
    Motion picture locations
    Parades
    Parks
    Political campaigns
    Ranches
    Streets

    Genres and Forms of Materials

    Aerial photographs
    Photographs