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    • Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners; Physicians -- Licenses -- Nevada; Physicians -- Nevada -- Discipline; Medical care -- Nevada -- History; Medicine -- Nevada
    • During 1994-1995, the UNOHP collaborated with the University of Nevada History Department on a project funded by the Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners. Anita Watson, Ph.D. candidate in the History Department, conducted oral history interviews...
    • Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners
    • Abbie, Ruth Pierce
    • Native Americans; Indians of North America--Nevada; Indians of North America--Education
    • Interview of Ruth (Pierce) Abbie by Terri McBride, transcribed by Barbara L. Zeigler. Ruth is a northern Washoe-Northern Paiute woman who attended Stewart Indian School for two years in the late 1940s, her sixth and seventh grades. Her parents were...
    • Stewart Indian School Oral History Project
    • Adamian, Paul S., 1930-2010; Anderson, Elizabeth; Atkinson, Glen; Backman, Carl; Barmettler, Edmund R., 1922-2004; Basta, Sam M.; Blink, James; Carpenter, Kenneth J.; Chiarito, Americo; Copren, William G.; Cosgrove, Thomas; Crowley, Joseph N.,...
    • University of Nevada, Reno -- History -- 20th century; College students -- Nevada -- Political activity -- History -- 20th century; Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- Nevada; Kent State Shootings, Kent, Ohio, 1970
    • The word "Vietnam" signifies a country, a war, and for many, a historical marker for a period of cultural revolution. There were significant protests in Reno and Las Vegas, but when the nation's attention was pointed West, it focused mostly on...
    • Governor's Day 1970
    • Adamian, Paul S., 1930-2010; Crowley, Joseph N., 1933-; Del Papa, Frankie Sue, 1949-; Doherty, John Reid, 1948-; Harvey, David Lee Frank, 1936-; Howard, Anne B., 1927-; Hug Jr., Procter R., 1931-; Hulse, James Warren, 1930-; Maher, Fred W., 1933-;...
    • University of Nevada, Reno -- History -- 20th century; College students -- Nevada -- Political activity -- History -- 20th century; Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- Nevada; Kent State Shootings, Kent, Ohio, 1970
    • The word "Vietnam" signifies a country, a war, and for many, a historical marker for a period of cultural revolution. In the spring of 1970, the force of the larger antiwar movement came to Reno. The University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) faced weeks of...
    • Governor's Day 1970
    • Adams, Eva B., 1908-1991
    • United States. Bureau of the Mint; Nevada -- Politics and government
    • Eva B. Adams is a Nevada native born in 1908. After spending her early childhood in Nevada mining camps, she received her education in Reno, and then graduated from the University of Nevada. She also earned degrees at Columbia University and...
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    • Adams, Nancy Mount, 1932-; Bartak, Vivian K., 1924-2004; Brodie, Ronald Jack, 1922-; Carnall, Stewart Ronald, 1929-1998; Cooper, Geraldine "Gerry", 1920-2001; Dodgion, Barbara Faye, 1940-; Douglass, Robert P., 1914-; Earnest, Donald Frederick,...
    • Silver Peak Mining District (Nev.) -- Biography; Silver Peak Mining District (Nev.) -- History
    • While the rest of the nation struggled through the Great Depression of the 1930s, there existed a few isolated oases-towns where a single industry offered jobs and allowed families to remain together, intact and relatively unscathed by economic...
    • Silver Peak Oral History Project
    • Adams, Nancy Mount, 1932-; Bartak, Vivian K., 1924-2004; Brodie, Ronald Jack, 1922-; Carnall, Stewart Ronald, 1929-1998; Cooper, Geraldine "Gerry", 1920-2001; Dodgion, Barbara Faye, 1940-; Douglass, Robert P., 1914-; Earnest, Donald Frederick,...
    • Silver mines and mining -- Nevada -- Silver Peak Range Wilderness -- History; Mines and mineral resources -- Nevada -- Silver Peak Range Wilderness -- History; Silver Peak Range Wilderness (Nev.) -- History; Nevada -- History -- 20th century
    • This is the story of Silver Peak, a small mining community in Esmeralda County, Nevada. As with many towns tied to mining, it has suffered the booms and busts that are inherent in the industry, but the difference with Silver Peak is that it has...
    • Silver Peak Oral History Project
    • Adams, Rufus W., 1914-1997
    • Ranchers -- Nevada -- Biography; Carson River Valley (Nev.); Genoa (Nev.)
    • Rufus W. Adams, a descendant of some of the earliest pioneers of Carson Valley, Nevada, was born in 1914. His grandfather, John Quincy Adams, arrived in Genoa in the 1850s to establish a ranch home that became a valley landmark. Rufus Adams lives...
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    • Addis, Charlie; Avansino, Louis A.; Beagarie, Claudia; Blake, Ed "Deacon"; Bowie, John Douglas; Colletti, Edward S., 1917-1988; Dick, Tommy; Dotty, Sally; Edwards, Florence; Farnsworth, Joe; Four-Day Jack; Gold Tooth Tony; Haffey, Len; Kendall,...
    • Interviews -- Nevada -- Virginia City; Oral history; Virginia City (Nev.) -- Social life and customs; Virginia City (Nev.) -- Biography
    • In the autumn of 1989, the University of Nevada Oral History Program was informed that the American Folklife Center, a department of the Library of Congress, held in its collection numerous audio tapes made in Virginia City in 1949 and 1950. The...
    • In the Delta Saloon: Conversations with Residents of Virginia City, Nevada
    • Aiazzi, David; Ainsworth, Cindy; Akert, Ben; Avansino, Norm; Belaustegui, Dick; Bullentini, Piero; Canepa, Gaye; Chamberlain, Sharon; Cividino, Paolo; Clark, Casey; Conder, Tim; Deal, Kerry; Durham, Will; Ede, Les; Erreguible, Lorraine; Erreguible,...
    • Businesswomen -- Nevada -- Biography; Businessmen -- Nevada -- Biography; Nevada -- History -- 20th century; Nevada -- Biography; Oral history -- Nevada; Reno (Nev.) -- History;
    • In 2011, the Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) initiated a comprehensive study of the entire Fourth Street-Prater Way corridor, intending to improve not only public transportation in the area, but safety and livability. The conjunction of...
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    • Allen, Beatrice (Little)
    • Native Americans; Indians of North America--Nevada; Indians of North America--Education
    • Interview of Beatrice (Little) Allen by Terri McBride, transcribed by Barbara L. Zeigler. Beatrice attended Stewart Indian School from 1940-1948. She is of Paiute descent and hails from Owyhee, Nevada. She began at Stewart as a fifth-grader and...
    • Stewart Indian School Oral History Project
    • Allen, Clarence Garfield, 1906-1998; Allen, Elsie E., 1909-2001; Ancho, George, 1938-; Bertrand, Frank A., 1921-2002; Bertrand, Madge (Magdalene Irene), 1921-; Brandt, Joy Kathryn, 1930-; Casady, Ole Leroy, 1900-; Chiara, Robert E., 1918-;...
    • Lander County (Nev.) -- Biography; Lander County (Nev.) -- History
    • In January 1993 oral historian Sylvia Arden was hired by the Lander County Board of Commissioners to interview the remaining long-time residents of Lander County to preserve the history of the region and provide information for a socio-economic...
    • Lander County Oral History Project
    • Allen, Jud, 1917-2000; Anderson, Zelda W., 1921-2010; Becker, Clarence Emerson, 1918-; Curtis, Mark, 1921-1998; Dasher, Benedict J., 1917-2004; Dondero, Donald, 1920-2003; Evans, Eugene Thomas, 1920-2001; Farr, Francis William, 1923-; Goodhue,...
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American; Oral history; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns
    • World War II was the most violent convulsion in human history. May it forever hold that distinction. Fifty-seven nations were among the belligerents, but the major cost of the conflict was borne by just five Allied and three Axis powers. Combined,...
    • World War II Veterans Project
    • Anderson, Frederick M., 1906-2003
    • University of Nevada, Reno -- History; Physicians -- Nevada -- Biography
    • Dr. Fred Anderson's career has been an exceptional one, combining major contributions in the fields of medicine and higher education in the state of Nevada. When Fred Anderson retired from the practice of medicine in 1983, he left behind a long...
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    • Anderson, James T., 1906-2003
    • University of Nevada, Reno -- Presidents; University of Nevada, Reno -- History
    • James T. Anderson was acting president of the University of Nevada, Reno from 1973 to 1974. An engineer and an educator, Dr. Anderson arrived at the university in Reno in 1963 to head the College of Engineering. He served as dean of the College of...
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    • Anderson, Michael, 1957-; Ault, Chris, 1946-; Avansino, Kristen, 1946-; Bach, Suzanne Margaret, 1957-; Ballew, Jerry L., 1942-; Bremer, Marilyn Lynn, 1943-; Bybee, Charlene, 1954-; Christensen, Kevin P., 1951-; Conklin, Mary Leonard, 1950-; Cooke,...
    • University of Nevada, Reno -- Sports -- History; United States. Education Amendments of 1972. Title IX; Women athletes -- Interviews; College sports for women -- Nevada -- History
    • From intramurals to intercollegiate competition, the University of Nevada has long offered its students the opportunity to pursue their love of athletics along with their studies. However, for many years, athletic opportunities for young women...
    • Women's Athletics at the University of Nevada
    • Anderson, Michael, 1957-; Ault, Chris, 1946-; Avansino, Kristen, 1946-; Bach, Suzanne Margaret, 1957-; Ballew, Jerry L., 1942-; Bremer, Marilyn Lynn, 1943-; Bybee, Charlene, 1954-; Christensen, Kevin P., 1951-; Conklin, Mary Leonard, 1950-; Cooke,...
    • University of Nevada, Reno -- Sports -- History; United States. Education Amendments of 1972. Title IX; Women athletes -- Interviews; College sports for women -- Nevada -- History
    • The Women’s Athletics oral history project began in 2005 with the decision of Pack PAWS—the longstanding booster, fundraising, and watchdog organization for the University of Nevada women’s intercollegiate athletics program—to produce a history of...
    • Women's Athletics at the University of Nevada
    • Aplin, Charles W., 1887-1971
    • Nevada. Dept. of Transportation; Las Vegas (Nev.) -- Biography
    • Charles W. Aplin arrived in Las Vegas, Nevada, in 1905, a young man of eighteen years. At that time, Las Vegas existed mainly as a tent city; the Los Angeles-San Pedro-Salt Lake Railroad had only recently established the site as a station on its...
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    • Applewhite, Patricia; Beasley, Rosalie, 1923-2004; Bergmann, Harry J., 1922-2009; Bletcher, Mary; Brown, Margaret Ellen, 1916-2003; Cable, David, 1919-; Chiatovich, Cleo Della Quadri; Clifford Jr., Charles F., 1931-; Davis, Ruth Yonne "Todd",...
    • Smith, Raymond I., -1967; Smith, Raymond I., -1967 -- Employees -- Interviews; Smith family; Harold's Club (Reno, Nev.) -- History; Casinos -- Nevada -- Employees -- Biography; Casinos -- Nevada -- History; Oral history; Gambling -- Nevada --...
    • A Family Affair is the story of Harolds Club and the remarkable family that owned it. It is also a revealing chronicle of the casino gaming industry’s colorful, vigorous, and sometimes outrageous youth. Nevada’s legislature legalized casino...
    • Harolds Club and the Smiths Remembered
    • Arley, Charlotte Hunter, 1912-2006
    • Women lawyers -- Nevada -- Biography; Reno (Nev.) -- Biography
    • In the year 1947 Reno's population was a mere 25,000, yet it boasted a total of 175 attorneys, many serving the wealthy eastern divorce trade. In this era of dude-ranch divorcees, only two other women besides Charlotte Hunter were practicing...
    • Nevada Legal Oral History Project
    • Armstrong, Robert D.; Landers, Ev; Wixson, Tom; Conway, Susan; Townley, John M.; Gash, Karen; Blesse, Robert E., 1946-
    • Nevada -- Newspapers; Nevada -- Newspapers -- History
    • On June 7, 1985, the Special Collections Department of the University of Nevada, Reno held a conference entitled, "Nevada's Newspapers: A Historical Legacy." The conference, sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities, was a component of...
    • Nevada Newspaper Conference
    • Atkinson, Harry Hunt, 1881-1968
    • Lawyers -- Nevada -- Biography; Nevada -- Politics and government
    • Harry Hunt Atkinson was raised in the Salt Lake City area where he was born in 1881. He had fond memories of surveying the Utah desert and of his excellent schooling in the gentile schools of that preponderantly Mormon city. Mr. Atkinson later went...
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    • Aulestia, Gorka Jon, 1932-; Berner, Jill H., 1948-; Camino, Kathleen Joan, 1964-; Douglass, William Anthony, 1939-; Mallea-Olaetxe, Joxe, 1940-; Ott, Sandra Jean, 1951-; Ugalde, Marcelino, 1963-; Urza, Carmelo, 1948-; White, Linda Louise, 1949-;...
    • Douglass, William A; University of Nevada, Reno. Center for Basque Studies – History; Basque Americans -- West (U.S.)
    • 1967 a small Basque studies program was established within the Social Sciences Division of the University of Nevada's Desert Research Institute. As originally conceived, the program's purpose was to study the Basques (who were historically the...
    • Basque Studies at the University of Nevada
    • Avery, M.D., M. Ronald, 1936-; Cammack, M.D., Kirk, 1927-2002; Carter, M.D., Anthony, 1930-; Christensen, M.D., G. Norman, 1935-; Crear, M.D., John, 1925-2003; Fortier, M.D., Quincy, 1912-; Grundy, M.D., Richard, 1928-; Hood, M.D., Thomas, 1921-;...
    • Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners -- History; Physicians -- Nevada -- History; Physicians -- Nevada -- Influence; Physicians -- Nevada; Medicine -- Nevada -- History;
    • In 1899, the nineteenth legislature of the state of Nevada wrote the law that created the Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners. The background to that statute, nationally and in Nevada, as well as the development of the Board into the modern,...
    • Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners
    • Bacon, Jack; Basccom, Jonathan; Bonnenfant, Mark; Borde, Tammy; Carter, Bernie; Christensen, Christian; Christensen, Kasey; Cobb, Neal; Collins, Randy; Doege, Paul; Fenwick, Jerry; Fontana, Ivan; Bonnette, Sadie; Granata, Joe; Hawkins, Jack;...
    • Businessmen -- Nevada -- Biography; Businessmen -- Nevada -- Reno -- Biography; Businesswomen -- Nevada -- Biography; Reno (Nev.) -- Biography; Reno (Nev.) -- History;
    • The Midtown History Project, of which these oral histories are a component, was initiated by the Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County (RTC) in 2015 as part of its Virginia Street Bus RAPID Transit Extension Project. That broader...
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    • Badt, Milton B., 1884-1966
    • Judges -- Nevada -- Biography; Nevada -- Politics and government; Elko County (Nev.) -- History
    • Milton B. Badt, associate justice of the Nevada Supreme Court, was a member of a pioneer Nevada family. His father, Morris Badt, was one of the state's early merchants, arriving in Elko County in 1868. At Wells, in Elko County, the elder Badt...
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    • Bagby, Lee A., 1919-1998; Bender, Frank Norcross, 1920-2009; Clipper, Charles Herbert , 1917-2002; Harrold, Genevieve G. "Jimmie", 1920-; Hellmann, Raymond Maxwell, 1923-1997; Kincade, Paul Bernard, 1924-; Knieriem Jr., Warren, 1927-; Mack, Ernest...
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American; World War, 1939-1945 -- Biography; Veterans -- Nevada -- Biography
    • A 1995 project was a departure from the University of Nevada Oral History Program's customary concentration on the history of Nevada and the Great Basin: the program commemorated the fiftieth anniversary of Allied victory in World War II by...
    • World War II Veterans Project
    • Ballardini-Persigehl, Angela Savina, 1937-; Benedetti, Linda C. Oppio, 1913-2005; Bonaldi, Bonaldo "Burt", 1926-; Buonanoma, Luigi Bruno, 1915-2009; Cafferata, Harold Treat, 1937-; Canepa, Evelyn G., 1936-; Capurro, Robert S., 1941-; Carbon, Jean...
    • Italian Americans -- Nevada -- Interviews; Italian Americans -- Nevada -- History; Nevada -- History
    • From Territorial days to the present, Italian immigrants and their descendants have played important roles in shaping life in northern Nevada. For much of that time they constituted the largest and most influential ethnic group in the region. In...
    • The Italian-American Experience in Northwestern Nevada
    • Barmettler, Edmund R., 1922-2004; Burnside, Alan; Caudle, Sheila; Cotton, George; Del Papa, Frankie Sue, 1949-; Grotegut, Eugene K.; Jacobsen, Harold; Miller, Janice; Perkins, Charles H.; Test, Louis S.; Trachok, Richard M. 1925-
    • Albright, Laurie; Barmettler, Edmund R; Barnes, Roberta; Basta, Samuel M; Bradford, John; Burnside, Alan; Carpenter, Kenneth J; Caudle, Sheila; Cotton, George; Crowley, Joseph N., 1933-; Davis, Emerson S; Del Papa, Frankie Sue, 1949-; Dickstein,...
    • In this volume, eleven prominent members of the university community commented on events at the university in the academic year of 1970-1971. The objective was to present a picture of the University of Nevada as observed by students, faculty, and...
    • University of Nevada, Reno Oral Histories 1970-1974
    • Barrett, John W., 1917-2004
    • Nevada. District Court (Washoe County : 2nd Judicial District); Judges -- Nevada -- Biography
    • Judge John W. Barrett was a member of the greatest generation. Born in 1917, he lost his mother at the age of seven, grew to manhood during the Depression, and served in the U.S. Army Infantry from 1939 to 1945. He then served as a Washoe County...
    • Nevada Legal Oral History Project
    • Basta, Sam M.; Dickstein, Martin; Driggs, Don; Harder, Kelsie; Howard, Anne B., 1927-; Hulse, James Warren, 1930-; Jacobsen, Harold; Peterson, Gerald W.; Reynolds, Terry; Richardson, James T.; Struve, Larry D.;
    • Albright, Laurie; Barmettler, Edmund R; Barnes, Roberta; Basta, Samuel M; Bradford, John; Burnside, Alan; Carpenter, Kenneth J; Caudle, Sheila; Cotton, George; Crowley, Joseph N., 1933-; Davis, Emerson S; Del Papa, Frankie Sue, 1949-; Dickstein,...
    • Twelve university leaders were interviewed in the fourth volume of this joint project conducted by the Oral History Program and University Archives. Those interviewed were: Larry D. Struve, president, Alumni Association; Professor Gerald W....
    • University of Nevada, Reno Oral Histories 1970-1974
    • Batjer, Cameron McVicar, 1919-2011
    • Nevada. Supreme Court -- Biography; Judges -- Nevada -- Biography;
    • Justice Cameron McVicar Batjer of the Nevada Supreme Court was the native Nevadan son of a pioneer family. Born August 24, 1919 on his grandparents’ ranch in Smith Valley, Nevada, Batjer grew up in a ranching family. His mother, Mary Belle Batjer,...
    • Nevada Legal Oral History Project
    • Beasley, Bud, 1910-2004
    • Coaches (Athletics) -- Nevada -- Biography
    • Bud Beasley's career as an educator in Reno spanned seventy years. Born in New Mexico in 1910, Beasley soon moved to California, where he graduated from Santa Cruz High School. He came to Reno in 1930 where he enrolled in the University of Nevada...
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    • Becker, Patricia; Bible, Paul; Bible, William (Bill); Bybee, Shannon; Cunningham, Gerald; Curran, William (Bill); DuCharme, Steve; Goldwater, Bert; Gomes, Dennis; Hannifin, Phillip (Phil); Jacka, S. Barton (Bart); Lewis, Bob; Marshall, Arthur;...
    • Nevada Gaming Commission; Nevada -- Biography; Nevada -- History -- 20th century; Nevada -- Politics and government -- Biography; Oral history -- Nevada;
    • Through interviews with 21 individuals with a wide range of firsthand experiences, this oral history project illuminates the evolution of gaming regulation in Nevada. The elimination of organized crime from the state’s casinos might have happened...
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    • Begovich, Milos "Sharkey", 1926-2002; Caselli, James Donald, 1936-2009; Codega, Dolores Loree, 1924-2001; Curtis, Mark, 1921-1998; DeLauer, Lee K., 1925-2007; Diullo, Eugene, 1913-2007; Drews, George, 1930-; Dyer, Joan, 1938-; Dyer, Lloyd T.,...
    • Harrah, William; Harrah, William -- Friends and associates -- Interviews; Harrah, William -- Employees -- Interviews; Casinos -- Nevada -- Employees -- Biography; Casinos -- Nevada -- History; Oral history; Gambling -- Nevada -- History -- 20th...
    • Casino gambling (or “gaming,” as the industry prefers) was made legal in Nevada by an act of the state legislature in 1931. Early casinos in Nevada were rough-and-tumble businesses still deeply rooted in the frontier ethos from which gaming had...
    • Harrah's Club Project
    • Benjamin, Thomas D.
    • Native Americans; Indians of North America--Nevada; Indians of North America--Education
    • Interview of Thomas D. Benjamin by Terri McBride, transcribed by Barbara L. Zeigler. Benjamin is a former employee of Stewart Indian School, working there 1973-1975. He acted as an educational aide and coach of the track and cross-country teams....
    • Stewart Indian School Oral History Project
    • Bennett, Barbara J., 1923-1993
    • Politicians -- Nevada; Reno (Nev.) -- Politics and government -- Biography; Nevada -- Politics and government -- Biography
    • Barbara Bennett was born in 1923 in Oakland, California. Her oral history begins with a heartbreaking description of her early years there. Despite poverty, ill-treatment and neglect she survived and became more resilient, independent and strong....
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    • Bennett, Dan D., 1940-; Ferguson, Bishop; Ferguson, Loriene; Gemmill, Philip, 1932-; Keller, Gaynell G.; Keller, Joseph Gordon, 1915-; Murdock, John G. "Jack", 1915-; Murdock, Noreen, 1919-; Timmons, Edna G. Wilkerson, 1915-2000; Wood, Desda...
    • Mines and mineral resources -- Nevada -- Elko County -- History; Midas (Elko County, Nev.) -- History
    • Late in 1997, Andre J. Duchane, Vice President of Operations for Franco-Nevada Mining Corporation, along with Debra W. Struhsacker, environmental and government relations consultant for Midas Joint Venture (MJV), launched a project to record the...
    • Midas, Nevada: Mining, Milling, and Memories
    • Bergin, Leo Parnell, 1936-; Carano, Donald; Frankovich, John, 1946-; Manoukian, Donald, 1934-; McDonald, Robert Lewis, 1920-2008; Saulnier, Neoma Leigh, 1971-; Wilson, Thomas R.C. "Spike", 1935-
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    • Robert (Bob) L. McDonald, a native of Reno, Nevada, was born on South Virginia Street in 1920. His mother, Leola Lewis McDonald, and father, Joseph F. McDonald, Sr., were involved in the newspaper business. Leola McDonald wrote the society page,...
    • Tell 'Em Where You Got It! Interviews with Robert L. McDonald and Colleagues
    • Bernard, Arthur E., 1910-2005
    • Prison wardens -- Nevada -- Biography; Prisons -- Nevada -- History; Mine inspection -- Nevada -- History
    • Art Bernard was born in 1910 in Italy to American parents and first came to the United States at the age of five, in 1915. He lived with his mother and stepfather in Utah and learned a variety of languages early in his childhood. By the age of...
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    • Bernard, Arthur E., 1910-2005; Cahill, Thomas M., 1914-2006; Chaplin, Claude Sumner , 1913-2007; Coope, J. Alan, 1935-2001; Duncan, Donald M., 1928-2003; Gomes, John Milton, 1925-; Harrigan, William Anderson, 1920-; Horton, Robert Carlton, 1926-;...
    • Mines and mineral resources -- Nevada -- History; Gold mines and mining -- Nevada -- History; Silver mines and mining -- Nevada -- History; Mining engineers -- Biography
    • This volume stems from the creation in 1997 of the Nevada Mining Oral History Project (NMOHP), focusing on Nevada’s second largest industry—gold and silver mining. The sixteen chroniclers included here recorded more than 60 hours of firsthand...
    • Nevada Mining Oral History Project
    • Bernardi, James, 1942-; Cassas, Frank, 1940-; Cobb, Neal, 1939-; Covello, Lena, 1951-; Margo Daniels, Margo, 1937-; Fenwick, Jerry, 1936-;Fulkerson, Mary Lee, 1936-; Gould, Martha, 1931-; Hancock, Catherine, 1929-; Hoffer, Claudia, 1925-; Howell,...
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    • Through interviews with 30 community members, conducted between 2009 and 2011, “The Cultural Side of Reno” explores the growth and development of Northern Nevada’s cultural and artistic landscape. This project is the product of an innovative...
    • The Cultural Side of Reno
    • Binion, Lester Ben, 1904-1989
    • Horseshoe Club (Las Vegas, Nev.); Gamblers -- Nevada -- Biography; Las Vegas (Nev.) -- Biography
    • Lester Ben "Benny" Binion, is a native of Texas, born in Pilot Grove in 1904. His family were farmers, stock raisers, and horse traders near El Paso, Dallas, and Sweetwater. In his early teens, Benny Binion developed interests in gambling,...
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