Books in History by Donnelyn Curtis

Historic Photos of Reno

Historic Photos of Reno

Donnelyn Curtis

Reno was first known as a mid-nineteenth century mining town, owing to Nevada’s ample supply of silver and gold. Over the next hundred years, the city became an urban playground, notorious for a...

Historic Photos of Lake Tahoe

Historic Photos of Lake Tahoe

Donnelyn Curtis

“I thought it must be the fairest picture the whole earth affords,” wrote Mark Twain of Lake Tahoe. Countless other visitors have agreed, and since the turn of the century the lake’s...

Remembering Reno

Remembering Reno

Donnelyn Curtis

Reno, Nevada, has had an unconventional past. Nevada has sometimes been behind the times and sometimes ahead of them in defying conventional morality. The politicians who prevailed were consistently...