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Nevada Day Podcast – Nevada Independent – IndyMatters

Origins of Nevada Day, why redistricting matters and a D.C. political update October 26th, 2021 at 2:21pm This week, reporter Jackie Valley and host Joey Lovato sit down with Shery Hayes-Zorn from the Nevada Historical Society to talk about the origins of Nevada Day. After that, reporter Tabitha Mueller interviews UNR Assistant Professor Casey Lynch […]

Museum Newsletter & Email Form

MUSEUM NEWSLETTER & EMAILS FORM Would you like to know what’s happening at the Nevada Historical Society? You can fill out our form to sign up and receive our e-newsletter and latest news. It is easy to use and you can unsubscribe at anytime. Click on the Museum Form link.

Sept – Nov 2021 newsletter

September – November 2021 e-newsletter We hope you enjoy the latest e-newsletter. Learn about upcoming programming and happenings at the Society. https://conta.cc/3nnzNhk  

Docent Orientation Session – October 15, 2021 from 10-12pm

October 15th, 2021 10:00 am – 12:o0 pm New Docent Orientation Session Are you interested in learning how to become a volunteer at the Nevada Historical Society? Do you have some free time? Do you love sharing stories? We are looking for educational docents to help lead gallery tours for 4th graders, organizations and adults. […]

NHS American Gaming Archives Program: “Lady Jessie” 9/9/2021

NHS American Gaming Archives Program: “Lady Jessie” Thursday, September 9, 2021 10:00 to 11:00am Jessie began working as a roulette dealer at Harolds Club in the late 1930s, married Fred Beck, who operated keno at Harolds, and in 1971, she purchased the Riverside Hotel and Casino which she owned until 1978. She was a huge […]

NHS Artown Lectures 2021 – Zoom Lectures are now available!

Do you love Nevada History? Did you know that you can now watch the latest Artown 2021 Zoom lectures presented by our docents? Here’s your opportunity to watch or re-watch these great new Nevada topics all in the comfort of your home. Enjoy! Artown History Lectures – July 2021 The Humboldt: A River by Any […]

New Educational History Videos – 4th Graders

NHS goes “Ken Burns”—we are working to create online tours, beginning with our most popular tours, the Nevada History tours that augment the 4th grade Nevada History curriculum. Pre-COVID the NHS served our schools’ needs through onsite tours and paid for the school bus transportation. Because this onsite service is currently not possible, we are […]

April – June 2021 E-Newsletter

NHS Digital e-Newsletter April – June 2021 The staff have been very busy helping patrons in the Research Library and with online requests. We look forward to hearing from you by email, phone or in person. Here is our latest digital e-newsletter. Enjoy! April – June 2021 Newsletter

NHS Collections Finding Aids

Are you looking for more detailed information about the holdings at NHS? Staff are working on posting collection finding aids and lists to aid you in your research! Keep checking back for more lists. Check out our NHS MS Finding Aids & Collection List page. We have over 54 finding aids online and 6,487 records […]