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“Sarah Winnemucca: The Life of A Paiute” Video Series

The first series produced by the Historic Fourth Ward School Museum's "Last One Standing Studios" tells the dynamic story of the life of Sarah Winnemucca. Sarah was a Pauite woman who lived in Virginia City during the town's formative years and later became an author and activist. This three-part animated video series is based on Sarah's own autobiography, which is a seminal document of Nevada and Indigenous American history. Her “Life Among the Paiutes” is the first published au...
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A Quick Look at the Fourth Ward School Past & Present [Video]

Curious about the history of the Fourth Ward School in Virginia City, Nevada? Wondering what it's like inside the majestic four-story building on C Street (Virginia City's main road)? And what's up with all that scaffolding and construction on the 1876 building recently? Learn about each of these topics and more in this short primer on the Historic Fourth Ward School Museum & Archival Research Center, narrated by Nora Stefu, our Executive Director. Thanks to the Nevada Department...
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