Mary Foster Oral History

Going from one photographer to another, this week’s interview is with Mary Foster. She moved to Fallon in the 1930s and became its premiere photographer, though she faced significant barriers as a woman. Sadly, we no longer have audio for this interview, but you can read the transcript here!

Fall Fun at the Museum

Yes, we know, mid-September isn’t the time to start celebrating Halloween, but better late than never! We don’t have the quantity of decorations we do for Christmas, so we’ve carefully hidden fall-themed pieces in or around 5 of our period rooms. Drop by and see if you can find them!

Albert Alcorn Oral History

This week’s interview is with Albert Alcorn, a prolific Churchill County photographer, and it’s a bit different. This interview was not done as part of the larger project, but we’re including it since it gives a snapshot of Churchill County from the 1960s to 80s. Listen here!

Frazzini Furniture Mini Exhibit Update

If you’ve visited us recently, you might have noticed we’ve continued making small improvements. One example is the Frazzini Furniture Store, a mini-exhibit which recently got brand new interpretive text and several new items. Stop by this weekend and see if you can spot all the changes we’ve made!

COVID-19 Teaching Resources

We’ve had several teachers reach out to ask if we had digital material on our Corona Cooties exhibit, and now we do! We’ve created a brand new page with both PowerPoint and PDF versions of the exhibit available here! Remember, if you’re worried about crowds at the museum but want to see this exhibit or…