Hawthorne, Nevada story

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Source: Nevada's Golden Age of Gambling, Albert Moe, Nevada Collectables, Reno, 1996.



For a look at life in Hawthorne, Nevada in 1950's where some Johnson and Humphries' descendants lived and grew up, see this 30 second newsclip.  Launch in external player. 

The El Cap's Champagne Tour booklet, below, is circa 1963-1965.