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Title
Dos Vientos Ranch, Newberry Park, Thousand Oaks
Alternative Title
Kelly-Holiday Mid-Century Aerial Photo Collection
Creator
Kelly, Howard D
Contributor
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation
Date Created and/or Issued
1956
Publication Information
Kelly-Holiday
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Title supplied by cataloger.
Dos Vientos Ranch was a 5,000-acre property located in the Newberry Park area of Thousand Oaks, that evangelist O.L. Jaggers purchased in 1957, possibly from Snap-Tite, Inc., for the purpose of building a World Church city. After years of lawsuits brought against Jagger and his World Church by investors of the project, the land was eventually transferred over to Jackson Appliance Co. In 1965, Louis Lesser Enterprises of Beverly Hills bought the property for $8.6 million, and began a master plan for a residential community, housing 8,000 units and an eventual 26,000 residents. Today, Dos Vientos Ranch is a much sought-after 2,300-acre community nestled amid the rolling hills of Thousand Oaks.
Aerial view of Dos Vientos Ranch in Newberry Park, Thousand Oaks. The divided plots of land give the impression of a beautiful patchwork quilt at the base of the mountains, with several roads seen winding through. The property of Dos Vientos Ranch was set to become O.L. Jaggers' "World Church city", but because the area is so large, the exact location of the property is unclear. Photographed for The World Church/O. L. Jaggers on September 27, 1956.
Type
Image
Format
1 negative :safety ;12 x 14 cm.
Photographic safety negatives
Identifier
00089564
Kelly-Holiday Mid-Century Aerial Collection
KHAF 299-12
CARL0004964507
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/5445
Subject
Communities--California--Thousand Oaks (Ventura County)
Roads--California--Thousand Oaks (Ventura County)
Mountains--California, Southern
Planned communities--California--Thousand Oaks (Ventura County)
Newbury Park (Thousand Oaks, Ventura County, Calif.)--Aerial views
Thousand Oaks (Ventura County, Calif.)--Aerial views
Newbury Park (Thousand Oaks, Ventura County, Calif.)
Thousand Oaks (Ventura County, Calif.)
Aerial photographs
Time Period
1951-1960

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