• Charles Springer was at the center of many important political developments in Nevada. Born in Reno on February 20, 1928, and...
    • Nevada territorial Supreme Court Justice John Wesley North played an important role in the pivotal single ledge case. Born in...
    • Beckley’s Men’s Clothing, pictured here in 1915 at First and Fremont streets. Jake Beckley came to Las Vegas with...
    • The Nevada Territorial Legislature created Washoe County on November 25, 1861 as one of the original ten counties in the...
    • In 1864, the voters elected James F. Lewis, as one of the three original men to serve as a supreme court justice on the first...
    • In 1864, the people elected Cornelius Brosnan, one of three men to serve as a justice on the first Nevada Supreme Court bench....