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  • LC Subject Headings: Women -- West U.S.
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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
    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • Bradley, Rita Faith, 1914-; Dotta, Frank V., 1913-1996; Strang, Arthur "Artie" Mays, 1903-1999
    • Strang, Artie, 1900-; Dotta, Frank, 1912-; Bradley, Rita; Women -- West (U.S.) -- Biography; Sierra Valley (Calif.) -- History
    • For almost 150 years life in California's Sierra Valley has been substantially tied to family ranching enterprises, and to exploitation of the forests that rim the valley. When change occurred, it was generally evolutionary and driven by...
    • Sierra Valley Memories

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