Reno, Nevada held the title of Divorce Capital of the World for six decades. Explore this rich history by theme or browse the library for hundreds of images, publications, documents & media.
Reno's migratory divorce trade had its roots in Nevada’s liberal divorce laws.
Members of Reno’s divorce colony sought out services, entertainment, and jobs in a community happy to cater to them.
A wide array of housing options awaited the divorce-seeker
Despite the widespread publicity accompanying Reno’s divorce colony, some of its participants led lives largely hidden from view.
Filter or search the extensive Reno Divorce History library to find photographs, books, magazine articles, postcards, audio interviews and transcripts, and many primary resources based on your interest or research needs. Go to the Library.