Reno history

Jeff Auer is the director of the Nevada LGBTQ Archives. He's dedicated some time to preserving the history of LGBTQ people in Reno. Auer is going to be talking about his research in a public presentation on Sunday. Reno Public Radio's Bree Zender spoke with him about the stories he's preserving.

University of Nevada, Reno Special Collections.

These days, many look to electric cars and buses as the future of transportation. But using electricity to power vehicles isn’t entirely new. In fact, Reno was on the cutting edge of electric transit more than a century ago. Historian Alicia Barber explains in this segment of Time and Place.

 

Reno was infamous as the “divorce capital of the world” for much of the 20th century. Reno Public Radio’s Anh Gray sits down with a local historian Alicia Barber to learn more about how a new exhibit is preserving this unique part of Nevada’s history.