Lecture Series

The Preservation Society has a series of eight lectures on topics related to the history of the Nevada State Prison, and prison history in general. New lectures are added periodically. The lectures are presented to community groups, educational organizations, and service clubs.

Persons interested in scheduling a lecture should contact the Society.

  • Prison Development in the United States
  • The Nevada State Prison, a Pictorial History
  • Nevada State Prison: The Turbulent Years
  • Warden Abe Curry: Father of Carson City and First Prison Warden
  • Great And Not So Great Escapes
  • Nevada State Prison Quarry: A History Built of Sandstone
  • The Presidency and the Prisoner
  • Stealing the State of Nevada:  The Politics of Embezzlement