Category: Clovis History

“Let’s Talk Clovis” The Mayo and Redford Families

By Peg Bos, Clovis Museum Charles Mayo was born on September 11, 1849 in Waterville,…

“Let’s Talk Clovis” – July 4th, 1982, The Clovis Way

By Peg Bos, Clovis Museum We are reviewing Clovis’ Independence Day Celebration, which was held…

Let’s Talk Clovis: Ike Herrera, 1925-2016, Man of honor, dedication and service

By Peg Bos, Clovis Museum It was “cotton season” in Mendota (November 18, 1925) when…

Let’s Talk Clovis: Lewis Willis Gibson, President 1912 Clovis Board of Trustees

By Peg Bos, Clovis Museum Lewis Wills Gibson, 1857-1937, became our first President of the…

Let’s Talk Clovis: Remembering 1936-2006 reunions

By Peg Bos, Clovis Museum The ninth Clovis High all school reunion will be held…

Let’s talk Clovis: “You can’t see the town for the people” Prose by William W. Wamsley, Part II

By Peg Bos, Clovis Museum We continue to quote the article (prose) composed by William…

Let’s Talk Clovis: “You can’t see the town for the people” Prose by William W. Wamsley, Part I

By Peg Bos, Clovis Museum William W. Wamsley (Grandfather of Dwayne Wamsley) arrived here in…

Let’s Talk Clovis: The 1896 Clovis Hotel and McCord’s Hall

  By Peg Bos, Clovis Museum   The arrival of the San Joaquin Valley railroad…

Let’s Talk Clovis: The first 50 years of Clovis

By Peg Bos, Clovis Museum The Clovis Chamber of Commerce, Clovis City and a citizen…

Let’s Talk Clovis: Clovis Men at the 1924 First State Bank Robbery

By Peg Bos, Clovis Museum We have written a melodrama about the 1924 Clovis historic…

Let’s Talk Clovis: The Sweethearts of Clovis

By Peg Bos, Clovis Museum We have selected a few sweethearts of Clovis to review…

Let’s Talk Clovis: Cattle, water and Colonies

By Peg Bos, Clovis Museum When mining for gold became too laborious and unprofitable in…

“Let’s Talk Clovis” 1975 Clovis Citizens’ Hall of Fame

By Peg Bos, Clovis Museum In 1975 Russell Mazzei was the publisher of the Clovis…

Let’s Talk Clovis: 1870 & 1880 Christmas at Academy

We share two Academy Christmas stories as remembered by sisters Jane Cole Estill, Harriet Cole…

Let’s Talk Clovis: May Case, 1873-1967, Clovis Pioneer Journalist

By Peg Bos, Clovis Museum Though small in stature, 4 feet 9 ¾ inches, 88…

Let’s Talk Clovis: Major General Jon Gallinetti, US Marine Corps, Ret.

By Peg Bos, Clovis Museum Major General Jon Gallinetti’s life is representative of the Marine…

Let’s Talk Clovis: Peter Maslolwski, 1889-1978, Part II

By Peg Bos, Clovis Museum We continue the story of the Maslowski family that is…

Let’s talk Clovis: Rozalie (Rosie) Filgas Maslowski, 1894-1987, Part 1

By Peg Bos, Clovis Museum The following article is based on the family history provided…

Let’s Talk Clovis: Remembering our early days

By Peg Bos, Clovis Museum Yokuts (Yokotch) were the Central California Native Americans who lived…

“Let’s Talk Clovis” Shelby Cox, Clovis Police Officer for 52 years

Clovis Police Officer Sgt. Shelby Cox has supported the public safety of Clovis for 52…

Let’s Talk Clovis: William Temple Cole’s Family of 10 daughters

By Peg Bos, Clovis Museum William Temple Cole was born in Missouri on August 2,…