Guide to the Local History Photograph Collection

Thousand Oaks Library
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.
Thousand Oaks Library
Special Collections
1401 E. Janss Rd.
Thousand Oaks, CA 91362
805-449-2660 x228
http://www.toaks.org/library/
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Thousand Oaks Library


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