Nostalgia in Newport

Photo series courtesy of Newport Beach Historical Society

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Courtesy of NBHS

Flashback to 1911: Harvest time at Harv Swift’s farm on the El Toro hills. Does this scene bring back family stories? NBHS invites you to share them along with any historical snaps you might have. Let’s cultivate our history together. The photo was donated by Mrs. Thomas Wilder.

Newport Beach Historical Society is located at the Balboa Branch Library, 100 E. Balboa Ave., Newport Beach, Calif. 92661. Hours are Monday – Saturday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Both the library and museum are closed on Sundays. Free admission. For more information, visit, or email