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...
Napa County’s Agricultural History

Napa County’s Agricultural History

Did people grow anything other than wine grapes in Napa County? Yes!  Napa has long been famous for its variety of agricultural products.  The temperate, modified coastal climate makes the region less foggy than San Francisco, but cooler than the much hotter inland...