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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...
Dates: 1855-2009; Majority of material found within 1940-2000
Abstract The collection consists of one account ledger, 1893-1919, and one folder of miscellaneous bills, receipts and income tax returns, 1867-1927, from Joseph Fredericks, a hardware store in Virginia City, Nevada.
Abstract Reminiscences describe Allen's early life before moving to Nevada; the death of his young children; haying and ranching in Churchill County, Nevada; election to public office beginning in 1867 with Justice of the Peace in Fallon; the Nevada legislature and politics; experiences with Nevada Indians, his journey to Nevada, and events in Virginia City, Nevada.
Dates: circa 1910
Abstract The Nevada National Guard Company A was located in Virginia City, NV. Minute book contains records of meetings from July 6, 1886 through February 12, 1898.
Overview The Red Dog Saloon opened in 1965 by Chandler A. Laughlin III in Virginia City, Nevada’s historic downtown and quickly became a hot spot for “proto-hippies” and their music, with many celebrated bands playing there over the years. In 1991, Mary Works Covington began work on a documentary film released in 1996 under the title Life and Times of the Red Dog Saloon. Collection contains materials relating to the Red Dog Saloon Reunion, which took place in 1991, film...
Dates: 1965-2014; Majority of material found within 1990-1996
Abstract Gracey's speech before the Reno Twentieth Century Club describes his arrival in Nevada to fight the Paiutes; lists many of the "firsts" in Virginia City, and mentions executions, explosions, fires, amusements, benevolent societies, processions, and people of note.
Abstract The Young America Engine No. 2 Company was a fire department in Virginia City, NV. Minute book containing records of the organization from the first meeting on March 19, 1862 to February 5, 1877.
- Subject: Virginia City (Nev.) -- History X
- Allen, Lemmuel 1
- Charlatans (Musical group) 1
- Cook family 1
- Cooke, Patricia Herz 1
- Cooke, Thomas A. 1
- Covington, Mary Works 1
- Democratic Party (Nev.) 1
- Gracey, Robert 1
- Joseph Fredericks (Virginia City, Nev.) 1
- Joseph Fredericks Store 1
- Nevada. National Guard. Company A 1
- Red Dog Saloon (Virginia City, Nev.) 1
- Reno/Sparks YWCA (Reno, Nev.) 1
- Sawyer, Grant 1
- Tahoe Regional Planning Agency 1
- Washoe County (Nev.). Department of Parks and Recreation 1
- Young America Engine No. 2 Company 1 ∧ less