The scrapbook includes a wide variety of items including typewritten reports on local history written by PTA members; pamphlets
about Mt. Diablo State Park and California history; a report on CCCHS’s dedication in 1954 of a bronze plaque marking the
Moraga Adobe; a newspaper photo published in the Oakland Tribune in 1954 showing John Swett and John Muir sitting on the porch
of Swett’s adobe; a transcript of a tape-recorded interview with William Lynch in 1952 in which he describes his family’s
covered-wagon migration from Kansas to Contra Costa County; and a letter from Henry Wiedeman to his niece Roxanne Wiedemann
describing his migration from Germany to California in 1850.
Contact the Contra Costa County Historical Society for publication permission.
Collection is open for research.