Reno/Sparks YWCA (Reno, Nev.)
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Thomas Arthur "Tom" Cooke was a prominent and well-respected lawyor in Reno. He married Martha Patricia "Patty" Herz, while in college at the University of Nevada in the early 1940s. The Cooke family was involved in a variety of environmental, recreational, and historic preservation projects and initiatives that sought to improve northern Nevada. Materials cover some aspects of the lives and careers of members of the Cooke and Herz families. Topics include Democratic politics in Nevada, Washoe...
Abstract Victoria Ford is a Reno, Nevada, oral historian, and public relations specialist. Collection includes a manuscript of Making Their Mark, a history of the Reno/Sparks Young Women's Christian Association. Also included are oral history narratives of the following women who played key roles in the Y's development and administration: Mary Margaret Barrett, Patricia Herz Cooke, Shirley Fleming, Alleta Gray, Marcella Herz, Tosca Means, Mildred Myers, Cynthia Pyzel, Darlene Reed, Jeanne Shipley, and...
Overview YWCA Nevada is an affiliate of YWCA USA, and the first officially established YWCA in Las Vegas since November 2014. YWCA’s impact spans more than 160 years and serves more than 25 million women and girls. Reno-Sparks YWCA Records include minutes, yearly and special reports, correspondence, strategic plans and policies, organizational histories, program documentation, scrapbooks, clippings, and photographs.Researchers are fortunate to have available numerous sets of minutes of...