Nevada Women's History Project
Monday - Friday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
National Automobile Museum
Cover and inside page of the 1908 diary of E.L.H., an unidentified lady who traveled with her husband from Seattle to Japan on the same steamship, the S.S. Shawmut, as the 1907 Thomas Flyer automobile. The diary is part of the Bill Harrah collection, National Automobile Museum.
Nevada Historical Society
Library: Wednesday - Saturday, noon to 5:00 p.m.
Special Collections Department
Monday - Friday, 9-5; closed weekends and university holidaysSPECIAL EVENTS: Rush to Washoe: the Rise of the Comstock. Exhibits, lectures, and a play celebrating the 150th anniversary of the discovery of the Comstock Lode. October 2009-February 2010.
All photos courtesy of the Special Collections Department, University of Nevada, Reno. Photos may not be reproduced without permission of the Special Collections Department.
Far right above: Children of a homesteader in the Truckee-Carson Project near Fallon, ca 1910. George Wharton James collection. P502c
Paiute Indian man and boy, ca 1906-1922. Lorenzo D. Creel collection. UNRS-42710-0029.
The William H. Dressler Family, Carson Valley, Douglas County, ca 1907. Family members are husband William, wife Margaretta Ann Park, Carol, Irwin, Lucille, Myron, and Fred. William H. Dressler collection. UNRS-P1984-23-9
Children of Fallon photographer, Rolly Ham: Rolly Ham, Jr.; and Thelma Ruth Ham, ca 1920. Margaret M. Wheat Collection. UNRS-P1989-55-3290.
Paiute woman, man and children standing in front of their house near Pyramid Lake, ca 1906-1922. Lorenzo D. Creel collection. UNRS-P2710-0142
Author Will James and future wife Alice Conradt in front of the Conradt family home in Reno, ca 1919. Will James collection. UNRS-P2270-17