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Nevada Historical Society Presents High Noon with Neal Cobb: "Reno 50's & 60’s”

Nevada Historical Society Presents High Noon with Neal Cobb: "Reno 50's & 60’s”

Nevada Historical Society presents High Noon with Neal Cobb, a wonderful history series that delves into fascinating Nevada topics with local experts. Neal Cobb is a passionate historian and honorary curator for the Nevada Historical Society. He loves all things Nevada.  Join Neal Cobb and our monthly speakers as we explore interesting topics and join in the audience conversations. 

Neal Cobb, local historian will give an engaging program with photos and stories depicting what life was like in Reno, 1950s-60s. He will be using images from his Modern Photo photography collection. 

Neal Cobb is a Reno native, and was involved in his family’s business, Modern Photo. Neal fell heir to fourteen large boxes of old Reno and Northern Nevada photos and printable film after his parents died in the 1980’s and subsequently authored two books, Reno Now and Then, Books I and II.  

He has worked closely representing the Nevada Historical Society, having presented over 500 programs in Reno, Sparks and Northern Nevada since 1988. 

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Thursday, December 16, 2021
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Local Interest

Registration is required. There are 88 seats available.

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