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Title
Julius Nervo & Margaret Nervo
Creator
Nervo, Julius
Contributor
Davis, Louise
Nervo, Margaret
Internet Archive, 300 Funston Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94118 (http://archive.org)
Date Created and/or Issued
1995
2012-04-24
Publication Information
Wine Library Associates of Sonoma County
Contributing Institution
Sonoma County Library
Collection
Speaking of Wine: Sonoma County Winemaker Oral Histories
Rights Information
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Description
Interviewed by Louise Davis ; June 1988, transcription 1992.
Julius & Margaret Nervo were interviewed on Geyserville history. They discuss family history--their Italian father and mother came to Geyserville before the turn of the century. Purchasing a parcel they set out to run the ranch, over the years they added eight children to help them and expanded from 10 acres of grapes to 135, from a small winery dug into the hillside to the Nervo stone winery (circa 1908) still standing today.<br>They cover neighbors and school days. They talk of a life far different from today, of horse and wagon days to public transportation. Margaret never married and lived in the family home for 80 years then moved to Healdsburg. Their brothers, Luke (86 years) and Frank (85 years), also never married and lived all their lives on the family property.<br>The interviewer is Louise Davis. Her father, Obed Bosworth and mother, Marie (Glaser) Bosworth Beers were both born to early settlers of Sonoma County. Her father worked with his father in their mercantile store in Geyserville for decades, with Marie joining Obed after their marriage (son Harry is now the proprietor of Bosworth and Son), here they not only sold goods but were collectors of history. After Obed's death in 1981 at 86, Louise realized she had missed recording his vast storage of information for future generations, this sparked her intense interest in Geyserville history. This interview is one of many undertaken by Louise to record and save an individual's knowledge for the future.
LCNAF
No geocoding
Sonoma County Tourism Grant (2010-2011)
Grant provided to the Sonoma County Library through the Sonoma County Advertising Program
High
Type
text
Format
[3 leaves] 33 p., 3 p.
28 cm.
application/pdf; application/epub+zip
Identifier
http://archive.org/details/juliusnervo00unse
596558
juliusnervo00unse
ANNEX R 663.200979418 NERVO; WL R 663.200979418 NERVO
10000635520304 (Sonoma County History & Genealogy Library); 10000635520908 (Sonoma County Wine Library)
juliusnervo00unse.pdf; juliusnervo00unse.epub; juliusnervo00unse.mobi
juliusnervo00audio1988
http://heritage.sonomalibrary.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15763coll14/id/55
Subject
Oral histories (document genres)
Interviews
Histories--Sources
Wine and Winemaking
Nervo, Julius
Nervo, Margaret
Nervo Winery
Wine and wine making
Place
Healdsburg, CA
United States
California
Sonoma
Geyserville
Source
Internet Archive; IA_audio
Relation
Wine Library Associates of Sonoma County oral history series
http://www.sonomalibrary.org/history/archive/index.php?p=collections/controlcard&id=103
Speaking of Wine

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