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 […]
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 On this day in 1983, Fred Korematsu’s conviction for treason was overturned, rectifying the infamous ruling of Korematsu v United States of 1944. Korematsu v The United […]
by Marie Bowen Editor’s Note: In the NCHS collection, photograph 1998.29.2 is one of our more popular. Three smiling men, holding bunches of grapes, and standing before an automobile circa […]
by Nancy B. Wilson, guest contributor This story concerns some anecdotes about the life of my grandfather, J. Edgar Beard, and his good friend Gaillard Stoney. My grandfather died before […]
Recently, NCHS had the privilege of watching Scott Sedgley receive an award from the Conference of California Historical Societies. The CCHS held its annual symposium in Southern California on June […]