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Vern Fisher
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Stilwell Hall, Fort Ord
Stilwell Hall on May 1, 2002.  Stilwell Hall was a 52,000-square-foot building that stood on a precipice at the edge of the Monterey Bay on the west side of Highway 1 on Fort Ord property. The building was constructed between November 1940 and September 194...
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Monterey Sardines, circa 1957
Fishermen unload their catch of sardines on Fisherman's Wharf in Monterey circa 1957.  In the mid-20th century, the sardine fishery off the Monterey coast seemed bottomless, resulting in a network of canneries along the waterfront on Cannery Row. At their p...
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Bing Crosby and Phil Harris, Crosby Pro Am, 1955
Bing Crosby (seated) listens to Phil Harris carry on during the 1955 Crosby Pro-Am at the Pebble Beach Golf Links on January 15, 1955.  (Monterey Herald Archives)  
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Fort Ord Basic Training, 1969
Learning to salute during basic training at Fort Ord on Sept. 5, 1969.  (Monterey Herald Archives)
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Soap Box Derby, 1972
Two soap box derby racers get the checkered flag at the finish line during the Soap Box Derby Championships at Laguna Seca Raceway on July 30, 1972.  (Monterey Herald Archives)
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Spring Equinox Celebration at Limekiln Creek, 1968
A crowd estimated at over 200 gathered for the Spring Equinox Celebration at Limekiln Creek on the Big Sur coast, March 20, 1968.  (Monterey Herald Archives)
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Cesar Chavez in Salinas, 1970
UFW president Cesar Chavez attends a rally for farmworkers in the Salinas Valley in September 0f 1970. (Photo: Monterey Herald)
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Kenneth Melville, 1981
Kenneth Melville, aka, Blanco Diablo in his cabin in the Willow Creek area of Big Sur on April 12, 1981. Melville worked a gold mine for over 50 years in the area and was at odds with the U.S. Forest Service who wanted to have his cabin and other surroundin...
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