When we think of Las Vegas, we first think of gambling, booze and showgirls, but there was life before sin in the Mojave Desert and the Nevada State Museum takes you on a historical journey to prove it.
Vintage showgirl costume.
Mammoths roamed the west long before it dried into a desert.
Native Americans lived peacefully on this land for centuries.
An early version of the Travel Trailer.
Can you imagine how careful a writer had to be back in the days before auto-correct?
A century old camera.
This headline HAWAII IS BOMBED BY JAP AIRPLANES changed the world forever.
An atom bomb explosion in the Nevada desert.
Spectators were given a handbook as they watched and cheered the atomic bomb tests being conducted just 65 miles northwest of Las Vegas.
“The future can change into anything, so enjoy the here and now with everything you’ve got and do your part to make tomorrow a better and brighter day for us all.” -Steven Goth-