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  • LC Subject Headings: Nevada -- Social life and customs
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    • Hewes, Claire H., 1896-1984
    • Hofer family; Carson City (Nev.) -- Social life and customs -- History; Nevada -- History
    • Claire Hofer Hewes, the daughter of Theodore R. Hofer and Flora Kingsley Hofer, pioneers of western Nevada, was born in 1898. Theodore Hofer arrived in Nevada to take a position as messenger boy for the U.S. Mint at Carson City. He later became...
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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
    • Bonaldi, Bonaldo “Burt”, 1926-; Durkee, Marian Eleanor Capurro, 1936-; Edwards, Judith Matley, 1943; Frugoli, Joe; Glandville, Julia Gonfiantini, 1929-2008; Gonfinantini, Christopher; Gonfinantini, Glen; Gonfiantini Jr., Nello, 1926-; Gonfiantini...
    • Italian Americans -- Nevada -- Social life and customs; Italian Americans -- Nevada -- History; Cooking, Italian
    • Celebrations and activities with friends and family seem, to a large extent, to serve as the glue binding together the Italian-American community in northwestern Nevada, and food and the social events surrounding it are important cultural markers...
    • The Italian-American Experience in Northwestern Nevada
    • Finnegan, Inez Sharp, 1905-; Foster, Josephine Johnson, 1912-; Hammond, Lena Falvey, 1892; Humphrey, Elsie P., 1903-; Roberts, Elizabeth May, 1911-1985
    • Women -- Nevada -- Biography; Nevada -- Biography; Nevada -- Social life and customs
    • Although discovery of the Comstock Lode and the subsequent development of Virginia City gave early impetus to Nevada's economy, by 1878 the Comstock was in decline. Nevada entered a twenty-year period of economic depression, from which it emerged...
    • Women, Children and Family Life in the Nevada Interior

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