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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...
Identifier: AC 0009
Abstract Documentation on the purchase of Stead Air Force base; proposal and establishment of the Nevada Technical Institute; and records of James T. Anderson, a member of the University committee on Stead Air Force Base, with correspondence, memorandums, reports, press clippings, photographs and a copy of a speech by governor Grant Sawyer on education in Nevada.