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  • LC Subject Headings: Women -- Nevada
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    • Ford, Imogen Evalyn "Jean", 1929-1998
    • Nevada Women's History Project; Women -- Political activity -- Nevada; Women -- West (U.S.); Women -- Nevada -- Biography
    • Jean Ford was born in 1929 into an era of major transformations for women in the United States. During her lifetime doors were opening for a few bold and talented women whose actions changed the roles women would play in our country. Jean's life...
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    • Del Papa, Frankie Sue, 1949-
    • Nevada Women's Conference (1977 : Las Vegas, Nev.); Women -- Nevada -- Congresses; Women's rights -- Nevada -- Congresses
    • The Nevada Women's Conference, which was held from June 17 to 19, 1977, at the Las Vegas Convention Center, was initiated by the National Commission on the Observance of International Women's Year at the request of the United States Congress and as...
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    • Wagner, Sue, 1940-
    • Wagner, Sue, 1940-; Politicians -- Nevada -- Biography; Women -- Nevada -- Biography; Women -- Political activity -- Nevada; Oral history; Nevada -- Politics and government -- 20th century
    • Through the Glass Ceiling—A Life in Nevada Politics is the oral history of Sue Wagner, who served in the assembly in the 1970s, in the senate in the 1980s, and was elected lieutenant governor in 1991, serving one term. She became involved in...
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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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Hood, Jeanne, 1926-
    • Hood, Jeanne; Four Queens Hotel and Casino (Las Vegas, Nev.); Hyatt Hotels Corporation; Gambling industry -- Nevada -- Las Vegas; Hospitality industry -- Nevada -- Las Vegas - Biography; Women executives -- Nevada -- Las Vegas - Biography; Las...
    • Gaming as a corporate enterprise is relatively new in comparison to most other industries. Nevada legalized gambling in 1931, and in the first decades, casinos were small by today's standards. They were normally owned by one or two people or a...
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    • Dodge, Carl F., 1915-2006; Kent, Ira Hamlin, 1910-2000; Nygren, Myrl, 1924-1995
    • Women -- West (U.S.); Women -- Nevada; Churchill County (Nev.) -- Biography; Churchill County (Nev.) -- History; Fallon (Nev.) -- Biography; Fallon (Nev.) -- History
    • In 1900 Churchill County was Nevada's poorest and least populated county, with fewer than 850 residents. It had no appreciable mining industry, and its arid valleys and basins could not support agriculture. Two federal projects would eventually...
    • Churchill County Oral History Project
    • Dickinson, Judie E., 1909-1996
    • Ranches -- Nevada -- Washoe County; Women -- West (U.S.); Red Rock Ranch (Nev.)
    • Silver and cattle have been central parts of Nevada's image of itself since territorial days. With the rise of casino gambling following World War II, mining and ranching lost their dominant positions in the state's economy. However, they continue...
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    • Redner, Albina, 1924-
    • Redner, Albina, 1924- -- Interviews; Shoshoni Indians; Women -- West (U.S.); Women -- Nevada -- Interviews; Indians of North America -- Great Basin
    • Albina Redner is a Shoshone Indian from central Nevada. Mrs. Redner's mother, grandfather, and uncles were Indian healers, and in this oral history she describes many of their practices and ceremonies. Her grandfather, "Bronco Jim," was an...
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    • 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
    • Johnson, Lubertha, 1906-
    • African American women -- Nevada -- Las Vegas -- Biography; African Americans -- Civil rights -- Nevada; Racism -- Nevada -- Las Vegas; Las Vegas (Nev.) -- Race relations
    • This oral history with Lubertha Johnson documents one black professional woman's service in the cause of civil rights. From the formative phase of the modern black struggle for equality in the 1940s, through the high tide of activism in the 1960s...
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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

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