Carl August Milde

Carl August Milde

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 the 1920s.  The photo is captioned only “Dad Milde – left” and “Carl...
A Boy’s Life

A Boy’s Life

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 I was born, and I have spent much time trying to know him by surviving letters,...
Congratulations Scott Sedgley!

Congratulations Scott Sedgley!

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 25, 2016, and Sedgley was honored with an Award of Merit for his...
The Moore Family of Moore’s Creek

The Moore Family of Moore’s Creek

by Marie Bowen Moore Creek runs southerly year-round from its source high on the eastern side of Howell Mountain, and joins with Conn Creek before emptying into Lake Hennessey at what is now Moore Creek Park. On the way it passes through Las Posadas State Forest, land...