Gambling -- Nevada -- Reno
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Franklin Harding was a Nevada miner, speculator, and would-be author who was living in Topaz, California at the time he wrote this letter on July 8, 1935. Harding's letter to E.S. Giles in Goldfield, Nevada, discussed his unsuccessful Nevada mining ventures and several books he proposed to write.
Doris Mosley (1917-2007) was one of the first female dealers at Harold's Club in Reno, Nevada. Collection contains photographs, newspaper clippings, and genealogical information about Doris and her family.
The City of Reno is responsible for the administration of Reno, Nevada including collecting taxes, issuing business licenses, and infrastructure development. The collection includes license collection registers (including some for gambling establishments); daily cash blotters, registers of expenditures, and cash books; minutes of the Reno City Countil; and sewer records.
Raymond I. "Pappy" Smith (1887-1967) owned the Harold's Club in Reno, Nevada. The collection contains an anecdotal biography by an unknown author that describes Smith's personality, Reno, and the gambling industry in the 1930s-1960s, Harold's Club clientele, and Smith's personal life.