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Ward (Joseph A.) Family Photographs
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Crags Ranch and Ward Family Home 1941-1946

 

Aunt Buster on Indio by Bunkhouse

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Elizabeth Frances Fostler (née Ward, known as Aunt Buster) on Indio (John Mott's horse) near the bunkhouse.
 

Blanco, John Mott's Horse

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Calabasas Mother's Club

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Elvira Ward is on the far left.
 

Elvira Ward on Indio

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Ernie Canida and Other Family Friends

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This photograph shows Ernie Canida and Lorraine Moore, friends of the Ward family who occasionally stayed at the ranch, and their daughter Budette. Also pictured is Edith Moore, wife of Joseph A. Ward's co-worker Harry Moore, and Elvira Ward. (L-R) Edith Moore, Lorraine Moore, Budette (on Lorraine's lap), Ernie Canida, Elvira Ward.
 

Ernie Canida and Lorraine Moore

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Ernie Canida, Lorraine Moore, and Budette

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Fishing Hole on Malibu Creek

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Joe Ward Jr. and another boy at a fishing hole on Malibu Creek.
 

Frank, Johnny, Andrew, Joseph Sr. and Joseph Jr.

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Following a fishing trip, at an unknown location on the floodplain. (L-R) Frank Ward, Johnny Ward, Andrew Ward, Joe Ward Jr., Joseph A. Ward (far right).
 

Going Riding

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Unidentified individuals ready for a ride, somewhere on the west end of the floodplain.
 

ID Card for Joseph A. Ward, 20th Century Fox Employee

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Joseph A. Ward Fox Employee Photo

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Joe Ward Jr. Fox Employee Photo

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Joe Ward Jr., 1944

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Joe Ward Jr. on Crags farm in the floodplain, with miscellaneous farm buildings.
 

Joe Ward Jr. and Green Valley Hill 1944

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Joe Ward Jr. and his dog Puche in 1944 on the farm floodplain, with the Green Valley hill in the background, showing the set for How Green Was My Valley.
 

Joe Ward Jr. and Chubby

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Joe Ward Jr. and Cousin Johnny Ward

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Joe Ward Jr. and his cousin Johnny Ward, with Green Valley Hill in the background.
 

Joe Ward Jr. and Fox Watchman

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Joe Ward Jr. and a 20th Century-Fox watchman at the ranch.
 

Joe Ward Jr. and his Grandma and Aunt

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Ranch floodplain by the bunkhouses. (L-R) Joe Ward Jr., Lizzie Ward (Joseph A. Ward's mother), and Grandma Swartz.
 

Joe Ward Jr. and Mother with Tia Elena Ames and Olivia

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This photo was taken on the ranch floodplain, with the barn (on left) and the bunkhouse (on right) in the background. (L-R) Joe Ward Jr., his mother Elvira Ward, Tia Elena Ames and daughter Olivia Ames.
 

Joe Ward Jr. and Mott's Niece

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Joe Ward Jr. and niece of John G. Mott in front of the bunkhouse.
 

Joe Ward Jr. and Nellie at Bunkhouses

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Joe Ward Jr. and Nellie (horse) on the floodplain showing miscellaneous farm buildings.
 

Joe Ward Jr. and Puche

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Joe Ward Jr. and Puche at the ranch house (where he lived), with the Green Valley hill in the background, as well as the set for How Green Was My Valley.
 

Joe Ward Jr. and Ward Cousin

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Joe Ward Jr. and a Ward cousin sitting on a fence on the floodplain (likely the Green Valley hill in the background).
 

Joe Ward Jr. at Budette's Birthday Party

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Joe Ward Jr. at Budette's birthday party (Budette was the daughter of Ernie Canida and Lorraine Moore).
 

Joe Ward Jr. in Floodplain

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Joe Ward Jr. feeding a lamb at the Crags farm in the floodplain, with his horse, Nellie.
 

Joe Ward Jr. near Texas Crossing

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Joe Ward Jr. near the Texas Crossing on the road going away from the Mott Adobe.
 

Joe Ward Jr. on Blanco

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Joe Ward Jr. on Blanco, a horse given to Joseph by John Mott. Blanco was 34 years old.
 

Joe Ward Jr. on Blanco with Dogs

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Joe Ward Jr. on Blanco with dogs Buddy and Puche.
 

Joe Ward Jr. on Nellie at Bunkhouse

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Joe Ward Jr. on Nellie in front of the bunkhouse on the floodplain at the Crags farm.
 

Joe Ward Jr. in 7th or 8th Grade

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Joe Ward Jr. visiting someone at an unknown location.
 

Joe Ward Jr. and Buddy

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Joe Ward Jr. and Buddy at Crags ranch, wearing a 20th Century-Fox watchman's cap.
 

Joe Ward Jr. on the Ranch

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Joe Ward Jr. at Crags ranch in the floodplain, with miscellaneous farm structures in the background.
 

Joseph A. Ward and Uncle Tom with Joe Ward Jr.

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The Ward family on the Crags farm floodplain in front of the barn and bunkhouse. (L-R) Joseph A. Ward, Joe Ward Jr. (on bicycle), Lizzie Ward (Joseph A. Ward's mother), Grandma Swartz, and Uncle Tom (possibly the husband of Grandma Swartz).
 

Joseph A. Ward with Rodriguez II

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Joseph A. Ward with Rodriguez II, at an unknown location.
 

John Mott and Sultan at the Crags Country Club Farm

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John G. Mott and his own horse, Sultan. The Crags barn and some of the crags (Goat Buttes) in the background.
 

Joe Ward Jr. and Buddy in Calabasas 1943 October

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Joe Ward Jr. and Jeannette Ward at Malibu Creek State Park 2000 July

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Joe Ward Jr. and Jeannette Ward in July 2000 in Malibu Creek State Park, where the old Crags farm used to be.
 

Joseph A. Ward and Jimmy Ward by the Ranch House

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Mary Beth Kroll

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Mary Beth Kroll and Joe Ward Jr. by the Ranch House

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Olivia Ames and Joe Ward Jr. on Blanco at the Crags Farm Floodplain

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The First Rodriguez on the Crags Farm Floodplain

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Tia Elena Ames, Olivia's Mother, at the Ranch House

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Uncle Charles, Aunt Buster's Husband

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Uncle Charles Fostler, husband of Elizabeth Frances Fostler (née Ward, known as "Aunt Buster"), and an unidentified child at Crags ranch.
 

Uncle Frank and Joe Ward Jr. in Sudan Field at Crags Ranch

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View of Green Valley Set from the Floodplain

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Ward Daughters-In-Law with Grandma Ward

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Ward family in-laws: (L-R) Margaret (Frank Ward), Beulah (Andrew Ward), Grandma Lizzie Ward, Elvira (Joseph Ward), Marcella (John Ward)
 

Ward Family and Others

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The Ward family at Crags farm. (L-R) Joseph A. Ward, Joe Ward Jr. (on bicycle), Lizzie Ward (Joseph A. Ward's mother), Grandma Swartz, Elizabeth Frances Fostler (known as "Aunt Buster"), and Elvira Ward.
 

Ward Family 1944 August

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The Ward family in August 1944. (L-R) Mary Beth Kroll, Andrew Ward, Elizabeth Swartz (née Ward), Frank Ward, Joe Ward Jr.
 

Ward Women at Ranch House

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Grandma Lizzie Ward with her daughters. (L-R) Mary E. Wolfskill (married Joseph William Wolfskill), Elizabeth Frances Fostler (known as "Aunt Buster", married Charles Fostler), Grandma Lizzie Ward, either Aunt Margaret or Aunt Marcella Ward, all standing by the ranch house.
 

Hunt House 1941-2000

Biographical / Historical

The Hunt House, originally the vacation home of wealthy Angeleno Willis P. Hunt, is now the visitor's center for Malibu Creek State Park.
 

Andrew Ward and Mother with Johnny

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Andrew Ward with his mother Lizzie, and Johnny Ward, standing at the Hunt House, with the garage visible in the background.
 

Aunt Buster, Grandma Ward, and Jim Ward at Hunt House

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Hunt House 2000 July

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Uncle Jim Ward, Grandma Ward, and Uncle Andrew Ward at Hunt House

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Las Virgenes School 1941-1942

 

Joe Ward Jr. and Chas Etheridge 1942 May

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Joe Ward Jr. and Charles (Chas) Etheridge at Las Virgenes School, on Mother's Day in May 1942.
 

Las Virgenes School 1st Grade 1941 May

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The Las Virgenes School Class, on Mother's Day in May 1941. Joe Ward Jr. was in 1st grade. The teacher is possibly Margaret Burch.
 

Joe Ward Jr.'s Report Card 1942

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Las Virgenes School Detached Restrooms 1942 May

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Las Virgenes School PTA

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Elvira Ward is the second from the right.
 

Las Virgenes School at Halloween

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Joe Ward Jr. is dressed as a ghost in these pictures, and can be seen on the far right in the first and third photograph.
 

Movie Sets 1944-1946

 

Flicka Set 1944

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How Green Was My Valley Set

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How Green Was My Valley Set with Joseph A. Ward

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Ray Milland, Californios Movie Set 1946 January 14

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Thunderhead on Flicka Movie Set 1944

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