Mayor EE Roberts

Re-enactment of Mayor Edwin Ewing Roberts’ speach at the Methodist Church while seeking re-election in 1931.

This video was taken during the HRPS Prohibition Walking Tour in May 2012.

EE Roberts was one of Reno’s more colorful mayors. He was also a Republican congressman and had Libertarian tendencies. More on EE Roberts can be found here:
E.E. Roberts & Empire City

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