This picture of Dorthy Cooke, “standing in” for the band concert, was taken by her father in 1913. Her father Joe Cooke was a skilled machinist and electrician, who was hired to work on the Newlands Project to  construct the Lahontan Dam in 1911. Joe Cook preformed his own  developing and printing of photos. You can read more about the Cooke family in Volume 8 of Churchill County In Focus.

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