Submitted by Elaine Everett Nathan Coombs founded the town of Napa California in the year 1847. And with the invention of the camera in 1841 and photo-journalism getting its start […]
Submitted by Ann Miller Some ninety years ago, the men of the Napa Chamber of Commerce published a twenty-four page booklet of promotional photos, Beautiful Napa: A Pictorial Journey. Despite […]
Who tells our story and how is important. In today’s quest for social justice having multiple perspectives of the same event is essential to battling injustice. The mere acknowledgement that there are different versions of history is key to changing bigoted and bias behaviors. Thus it is important to amass multiple perspectives and acknowledge their role in history, encouraging men, women, and youth to examine and present varying histories.
by Kilian Fitzgerald A happy belated birthday to Elvis Presley, the King of rock and roll, born January 8th, 1935. Forgetting to honor the King’s birthday is understandable given the […]
Announcing an inaugural photography competition held by the Napa County Historical Society, set to be on public display in Spring 2021 in downtown Napa at the Goodman Library exhibit hall. […]
In 1979, Carolee Luper reported on the success of the local Yountville restaurant the French Laundry in the Napa Valley Magazine. This is an excerpt describing the original owners, the Schmitt […]
The effortless Don Winter, NCHS Board member, recently worked with Painless Podcasts to share his extensive knowledge and research on Napa Valley’s wine and hospitality history. Listen and watch the […]