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  • LC Subject Headings: Virginia City Nev. -- History
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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
    • Dolve, Carroll B., 1908-1990
    • Gladden Family; Virginia City (Nev.) -- History
    • Carroll Gladding Dolve was born into a mining family in Virginia City, Nevada, in 1908. She grew up in Virginia City and attended the Fourth Ward School, graduating from there in 1925. Mrs. Dolve then moved to San Francisco to become a secretary....
    • A Survey of Life and Structures on the Comstock
    • Flanagan, Jack A., 1910-1994
    • Virginia City (Nev.) -- History; Comstock Lode (Nev.)
    • Jack Flanagan, a third generation Comstocker, was born in Virginia City, Nevada, on April 5, 1910. His grandparents, who emigrated to the Comstock at the height of its nineteenth century mining boom, were among the men and women who built Virginia...
    • A Survey of Life and Structures on the Comstock
    • Solaga, Inez A., 1916-
    • Virginia City (Nev.) -- History; Storey County (Nev.) -- History
    • Inez Solaga, the daughter of Italian immigrant parents, was born in Virginia City in 1916. Her father was employed by the Virginia & Truckee Railroad from 1909 to 1939. Inez Solaga graduated from the Fourth Ward School in 1934. She worked for the...
    • A Survey of Life and Structures on the Comstock
    • Cobb, Tyrus R., 1915-1997; Colletti, Edward S., 1917-1988; Zalac, John A., 1917-; Giuffra, Mildred B., 1915-
    • Beebe, Lucius Morris, 1902-1966; Tourism -- Nevada -- Virginia City; Virginia City (Nev.) -- Biography; Virginia City (Nev.) -- History
    • Following the discovery of the Comstock Lode in 1869, miners and speculators rushed into the previously unsettled area, and three new towns quickly sprang up: Gold Hill, Silver City, and Virginia City. Virginia City was formed around the numerous...
    • Comstock Memories: 1920s - 1960s
    • Gladding, Marion A., 1910-2003
    • Virginia City (Nev.) -- History; Comstock Lode (Nev.)
    • Marion Andrea Andreasen Gladding, the daughter of Alice Berry, a native Nevadan, and Frederik Andreasen, a Danish immigrant, was born in Virginia City on April 6, 1910. She attended the First Ward and Fourth Ward schools in Virginia City and...
    • A Survey of Life and Structures on the Comstock
    • Marks, Margaret, 1918-1988
    • Virginia City (Nev.) -- History; Comstock Lode (Nev.)
    • Margaret Louise Kelley Marks was born in Butte, Montana, on February 5, 1918. During her childhood she traveled with her family from mining camp to mining camp until they finally came to Virginia City, Nevada. She graduated from high school in...
    • A Survey of Life and Structures on the Comstock
    • Marks, William L., 1918-
    • Crystal Bar (Virginia City, Nev.); Bars (Drinking establishments) -- Nevada -- Virginia City; Virginia City (Nev.) -- History
    • William "Bill" Leslie Marks was born on the Comstock at the Ophir house on October 17, 1918. He attended the First and the Fourth Ward schools in Virginia City, and then completed his education at the University of Nevada. During the Second World...
    • A Survey of Life and Structures on the Comstock
    • Nichols, Dorothy R., 1903-
    • Virginia City (Nev.) -- History; Comstock Lode (Nev.)
    • Dorothy Ruth Young Nichols was born in Gold Hill, Nevada, on July 26, 1903, into a family that was "already third generation Virginia City." She spent her childhood on the Comstock and describes in her oral history how she attended the Fourth Ward...
    • A Survey of Life and Structures on the Comstock
    • Toll, David W., 1936-
    • Jones, John P. (John Percival), 1829-1912; Gorham, Harry Maxim, 1851-; Comstock Lode (Nev.); Virginia City (Nev.) -- History
    • David Toll was born in Los Angeles in 1936 and moved to Gold Hill in 1958. Although his family has not been in continuous residency on the Comstock, several of his ancestors were early and important personages there. A great-great-uncle, John P....
    • A Survey of Life and Structures on the Comstock

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