At bottom right of map: 'C.D. Baker, A.R. Thompson.' Title in lower right corner: 'Map of Searchlight mining district: mineral patents, water rights.' Logo of Nevada Engineering Construction Service, Inc., Las Vegas, Nev. in lower right corner. Blueline print. Shows mineral patents and water rights. Nevada Engineering & Construction Service, Inc.
The Searchlight Baseball Club. From left to right, the members are identified: 1) Billie Ryan 2) E. M. Beattie 3) Roy Stanford 4) [?] 5) Orrin Smith "Sherriff" 6) [?] 7) Roland Brown 8) Ben Emerick 9) [?] 10) Harry Carlson 11) Frank Miller 12) Pat Henry 13) Light Wheatley (0110) 14) [?].
The George Mortimer Photograph Album of Searchlight, Nevada dates between approximately 1900 and 1910, and contains black-and-white photographic prints illustrating various scenes and individuals in Searchlight, Nevada. Some images are captioned with initials or brief names.
Front of the postcard depicts the city buildings of Searchlight, Nevada. The date the postcard was received is stamped in the middle of the image, reading "GOODSPRINGS SEP 14 P.M. 1907." Written at the bottom of the card is "Hobson Street, Searchlight, Nevada." On the right side of the postcard, "Searchlight Hotel" is written in cursive over the image of a building. The back of the postcard shows the date it was sent, stamped "SEARCHLIGHT SEP 13 2 PM 1907 NEV." Transcribed in cursive under "Correspondence Here" reads "How do this compare with your town This dont show (illegible) (illegible) will put a cross about the location Trusting you are all well Mother." Under the area reading "Name and Address Here" is written "Mr A J Robbins Goodsprings Nevada." In the right corner, there is a green postage stamp of Benjamin Franklin that reads "United States of America 1706 Franklin 1790 Postage One Cent" Street Address: Hobson Street
The collection is comprised of city council meeting minutes, articles of incorporation, and other materials spanning 1907 to 1918 that document the incorporation of the city of Searchlight, Nevada. Included in this collection is a bound ledger containing city council meeting minutes from January 1908 to December 1911; the Articles of Incorporation for Searchlight and the Official Act of Incorporation for Searchlight, Nevada; and correspondence and other records documenting the establishment of Searchlight as an incorporated city, establishment of a municipal election to elect public officials, and the separation of Searchlight from Lincoln County and the establishment of Clark County, which was made official in 1909 by act of the Nevada Legislature.