The Goldfield Hotel: Gem of the Desert
Nevada History library is complete without this book which
describes the Goldfield Hotel, an opulent reminder of one of
Nevada's historic mining boom towns. This publication
contains information on the hotel's interior, the owners, the hotel
myths and its ghosts. A brief...
Mapes Hotel and Casino: The History of Reno's Landmark Hotel
The Mapes Hotel played a central role in the lives of Reno's
residents from the late 1940s to the early 1980s. The story
includes little known information about the owners, the floods and
hotel fires, construction and design of the building, as well as
descriptions of the furnishings,...
Lake Mansion: Home to Reno's Founding Families
Lake Mansion owners played a
significant role in Reno's history. This story is told
through mini-biographies of the prominent owners of the Lake
Mansion and describes their important roles in Reno's
history. Learn about Ria and Jerome Marsh, Jane and Myron
Lake, Tina and Carl Otto...
More than a Song and a Dance: The Heyday of Piper's Opera House, Virginia City, Nevada
Piper's Opera House played a
prominent role in the lives of the residents of the Comstock during
the gold rush. Piper's was the scene of not only entertainment, but
also of important political and social events in Virginia City,
Nevada from the 1860s until 1900. The third opera house stands...
Tales of the Biggest Little City in the World: A Collection of Patty Cafferata's Columns on Reno, Nevada, Volume I
Tales of the Biggest Little City in the World: A Collection of Patty Cafferata's Columns on Reno, Nevada, Volume II
Tales of the Biggest Little City in the World: A Collection of Patty Cafferata's Columns on Reno, Nevada, Volume III
Barbara F. Vucanovich From Nevada to Congress, and Back Again
Vucanovich's comments about her
memoirs. "This book is a first for Nevada. Of the thirty-two Nevada
members of the House of Representatives, none of them wrote a
formal autobiography. Thomas Fitch reminisced about his life in
some newspaper articles that were later compiled into a book by
Christmas in Nevada
The delightful and touching
stories in Christmas in Nevada tell how Nevadans have celebrated the holiday,
from 1858 to the present day. Some are told by well-known Nevadans,
such as Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain), Robert Laxalt, and former
governors Bob List and Richard Bryan, but much more of the...
A reproduction of "A Visit From
St. Nicholas," by C. Clement More, LL.D.
The classic tale "A Visit from
St. Nicholas" has captured the hearts and imaginations of children
and adults alike for generations. This booklet is a happy
re-creation of the 1849 illustrated edition of which only two
Reno's Sundance Books and Music: Merchants Reign in Historic Levy Mansion
The Levy Mansion stands as a monument to the Levy family,
prominent merchants in Northern Nevada and California. The family
arrived in Virginia City, Nevada, before statehood in 1862 and were
among the earliest settlers in the state. In 1907, Tillie and
William Levy built their mansion on...