Happy Independence Day

Happy 4th of July from the Museum! We are closed today and tomorrow, but will reopen Sunday. In this photo is a patriotic parade float in front of S.W. Collin and the Woodliff General Store circa 1918.

National Camera Day

It National Camera Day! The camera was invented, or rather, developed by multiple people, over the course of history. But the camera we know it today was invented by Joseph Nicéphore Niépce in (about) 1816. Niépce technically took the first photo on a homemade camera, with silver chloride covered paper. In this photo is Mary…

D.A.R.E.

View of the Churchill County Sheriff Department and the D.A.R.E. Car. D.A.R.E. stands for Drug Abuse Resistance Education and it is an education program that seeks to prevent use of controlled drugs, membership in gangs, and violence. This photo was taken in June of 2000.

Swimming

The Nevada heat is upon us, so now is the perfect time to cool down at the lake or pool. In this photo is Kemma Osgood and Sally Downs in their swimming suits circa 1925.