Marsha and Larry Bettinelli

Larry Bettinelli

By Roger Coryell | December 21, 2019

St. Helena Historical Society interview with Larry Bettinelli on March 23, 2014

Fred Abruzzini

Fred Abruzzini

By Roger Coryell | June 1, 2019

St. Helena Historical Society oral history interview with Fred Abruzzini on July 7, 1987.

Petite Abruzzini

By Roger Coryell | June 1, 2019

St. Helena Historical Society oral history interview with Petite Abruzzini on July 9, 2008.

Antonia Allegra

Antonia (Toni) Allegra

By Roger Coryell | June 1, 2019

St. Helena Historical Society oral history interview with Antonia Allegra on July 14, 2015.

Clair and Vince Amendola

Vincent & Claire Amendola

By Roger Coryell | June 1, 2019

St. Helena Historical Society oral history interview with Vincent and Claire Amendola on November 11, 2013.

The Bettinellis

Marsha Bettinelli

By Roger Coryell | June 1, 2019

St. Helena Historical Society oral history interviews with Marsha Bettinelli on March 23, 2014.

Art by Guli Buchanan

Guli Buchanan

By Roger Coryell | June 1, 2019

St. Helena Historical Society oral history interview with Guli Buchanan on August 21, 1995.

Ernie Butala

Ernie Butala & Petite Abruzzini

By Roger Coryell | June 1, 2019

St. Helena Historical Society oral history interview with Ernie Butala and Petite Abruzzini on June 2, 2017.

Kenneth Grant Cairnes

Kenneth Grant Cairns

By Roger Coryell | June 1, 2019

St. Helena Historical Society oral history interview with Kenneth Grant Cairns in February and March of 2007.

Helen Christianson

Helen Paris Christianson

By Roger Coryell | June 1, 2019

St. Helena Historical Society oral history interview with Helen Paris Christianson on November 14, 2013.

Marilyn and Nick Coy

Marilyn & Nick Coy

By Roger Coryell | June 1, 2019

St. Helena Historical Society oral history interview with Marilyn and Nick Coy on March 23, 2014.

Marie Del Bondio

Marie Del Bondio

By Roger Coryell | June 1, 2019

St. Helena Historical Society oral history interview with Marie Del Bondio on March 5, 2006.

Oscar Delgado

By Roger Coryell | June 1, 2019

St. Helena Historical Society oral history interview with Oscar Delgado on May 21, year unknown.

Tala DeWynter

Tala DeWynter

By Roger Coryell | June 1, 2019

St. Helena Historical Society oral history interview with Tala DeWynter on July 9, 2007.

Mary Edano and Rose Taylor

Mary Edano & Rose Taylor

By Roger Coryell | June 1, 2019

St. Helena Historical Society oral history interview with Mary Edano and Rose Taylor on July 15, 2014.

Phoebe Ellsworth

Phoebe Ellsworth

By Roger Coryell | June 1, 2019

St. Helena Historical Society oral history interview with Phoebe Ellsworth on August 9, 2016.

Greta Erikson

Greta Ericson

By Roger Coryell | June 1, 2019

St. Helena Historical Society oral history interview with Greta Ericson, date unknown.

Henry Escareno

Henry Escareno

By Roger Coryell | June 1, 2019

St. Helena Historical Society oral history interview with Henry Escareno on May 21, 2016.

Rudy and Therese Frey

Rudy & Therese Frey

By Roger Coryell | June 1, 2019

St. Helena Historical Society oral history interview with Rudy and Therese Frey on February 12, 2011.

David and Nancy

David & Nancy Garden

By Roger Coryell | June 1, 2019

St. Helena Historical Society oral history interview with David and Nancy Garden. Date unknown.

Joe Heitz

Joe Heitz

By Roger Coryell | June 1, 2019

St. Helena Historical Society oral history interview with Joe Heitz on July 6, 1983.

Guy Kay

By Roger Coryell | June 1, 2019

St. Helena Historical Society oral history interview with Guy Kay on November 21, year unknown.

Hope

Hope Lugo

By Roger Coryell | June 1, 2019

St. Helena Historical Society oral history interview with Hope Lugo on April 24, 2014.

Chouvarii Lyman

By Roger Coryell | June 1, 2019

St. Helena Historical Society oral history interview with Chouvarii Lyman on March 23, 2014.

Chuck O'Rear

Chuck O’Rear

By Roger Coryell | June 1, 2019

St. Helena Historical Society oral history interview with Chuck O’Rear on October 17, 2013.

Osvaldo Particelli

Osvaldo and Ferruccia Particelli

By Roger Coryell | June 1, 2019

St. Helena Historical Society oral history interview with Osvaldo and Ferruccia Particelli with Ray Particelli as translator on February 10, 2015.

Ed Paulson

Ed Paulson

By Roger Coryell | June 1, 2019

St. Helena Historical Society oral history interview with Ed Paulson on November 23, 1979.

Rafael Rodriguez

Rafael Rodriguez

By Roger Coryell | June 1, 2019

St. Helena Historical Society oral history interview with Rafael Rodriguez on July 10, 2009.

Joanne and John Sales

Joanne & John Sales

By Roger Coryell | June 1, 2019

St. Helena Historical Society oral history interview with Joanne and John Sales on October 31, 2013.

Larry and Annette Smith

Larry & Annette Smith

By Roger Coryell | June 1, 2019

St. Helena Historical Society oral history interview with Larry and Annette Smith on July 13, 2015.

Ken Taplin

Ken Taplin

By Roger Coryell | June 1, 2019

St. Helena Historical Society oral history interview with Ken Taplin in 2002.

John Thoreen

By Roger Coryell | June 1, 2019

St. Helena Historical Society oral history interview with John Thoreen on September 12, 2016.

Sloan Upton

Sloan Upton

By Roger Coryell | June 1, 2019

St. Helena Historical Society oral history interview with Sloan Upton on September 26, 2016.

Laurie Wood

Frank “Laurie” Wood

By Roger Coryell | June 1, 2019

St. Helena Historical Society oral history interview with Laurie Wood on January 26, 2005.

St. Helena’s Chinese Heritage

By Mariam Hansen | January 10, 2019

In 1868 the Napa Valley Railroad construction crews reached St. Helena. They needed large amounts of gravel from our gravel quarry to lay down the base for the tracks. Although a few Chinese were previously living in Napa, the need for a large labor force to move gravel brought the first large group of Chinese…

Winemaking at Local Cellars During the 1879 Crush

By Mariam Hansen | November 24, 2018

Summarized from the St. Helena Star, October 3, 1879 by Mariam Hansen John C. Weinberger (today William Cole Winery) is crushing his grapes, plus those grown by W. H. Castner, E. M. York, Thomas Greer, James Cruey, A. H. Buehren, Georg Breitenbuecher, G. L. Benner, and Mr. Bell. He expects to make about 40,000 gallons,…

The Electroliers: St. Helena’s Iconic Streetlights, 100 Years of Light

By Mariam Hansen | November 24, 2018

Were St. Helena’s iconic streetlights, known as electroliers, used at the Panama Pacific Exposition in 1915 and then purchased by St. Helena when the exposition closed? This urban legend has been passed down in our town for generations. The St. Helena Chamber of Commerce Vintage Festival Committee of 1913 met to discuss permanently lighting Main…