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    • Warren Nelson: Gaming From the Old Days to Computers

    • Gambling -- Nevada -- History; Casinos -- Nevada -- Management
    • Warren Nelson was born in Great Falls, Montana, in 1913. He went to high school and one year of college in Helena, Montana. He started his gambling career, a career that has lasted over forty-five years, in Montana. Nelson came to Reno at the...
    • Shoshone Dam and Canyon Views

    • Irrigation projects -- Wyoming -- Shoshone River Valley; Buffalo Bill Dam (Wyo.)
    • Photograph of Shoshone Dam and Canyon Views; 4 of the 5 prints are numbered: Nos. 1, 4, 6, 7; one print unnumbered; Enclosure text that gives brief summary of and statistics about the construction of the Shoshone Dam, the Shoshone Reclamation...
    • Dwayne Kling: Luck is the Residue of Design

    • Casinos -- Nevada -- Employees -- Biography; Gambling -- Nevada -- History
    • Dwayne Kling's career is a story of hard work, a desire to be the best, and opportunity. Dwayne came to Nevada as a semi-pro baseball player, playing for Harrah's Club, in the summer of 1947. He was between his first and second year of college at...
    • Hang Tough! Grant Sawyer: An Activist in the Governor's Mansion

    • Sawyer, Grant, 1918-1996 ; Governors -- Nevada -- Biography; Nevada -- Politics and government
    • The impression most people have of Nevada is limited to Las Vegas’s Strip and Glitter Gulch (Fremont Street in downtown Las Vegas). Nevada’s image is persistently and overwhelmingly negative because of the perception that the state is...
    • Ice cave, Upper Rush Creek Basin

    • Mountaineering -- Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.); Sierra Club -- Outings; Landscape photography
    • Photograph from the 1931 Sierra Club Outing showing Lewis Clark, Virginia Ferguson and Virginia Adams sitting in front of an ice cave; Title taken from image; Virginia Ferguson was the first full-time employee of the Sierra Club; Virginia Adams was...
    • Cliffs on East Face of Temple Crag

    • Mountaineering -- Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.); Sierra Club -- Outings; Landscape photography
    • Photograph from the Sierra Club's 1931 High Trip, the first expedition in the Sierra Nevada to use modern Alpine rope techniques and summit many previously unclimbed peaks; Title taken from image; A person crouches beneath a rock in the foreground...
    • We're Pulling for "Jeff" July 4, 1910

    • Jeffries, James J., 1875-1953; Boxing matches -- United States; Boxing matches -- Nevada -- Reno
    • Photograph of two Jack Russell Terriers with image of James J. Jeffries above; Title taken from image: Caption on image: We're Pulling for "Jeff" July 4, 1910
    • Belcher Mine, Gold Hill, Nevada

    • Mines and mineral resources -- Nevada -- Gold Hill
    • Image of the underground workings of the Belcher Mine, Gold Hill, Nevada; Title taken from image. Caption on image: The Belcher Mine; Drawn by T. L. Dawes; copy print of lithograph
    • Central Pacific Railroad track in Pleasant Valley

    • Central Pacific Railroad; Truckee River (Calif. and Nev.)
    • Photograph of the Central Pacific Railroad track along the Truckee River in Pleasant Valley, east of Reno, looking east toward the lower canyon of the Truckee River; Part of Watkins series entitled "Central Pacific Railroad;" This image is one of a...
    • Virginia Street, Reno

    • Buildings -- Nevada -- Reno; Freight and freightage -- Nevada -- Reno; Wagons -- Nevada -- Reno
    • Photograph of Virginia Street in Reno from the bridge with sign for Milatovich Groceries and Liquors store visible; This image is one of a series taken by Alfred A. Hart, official photographer for the Central Pacific Railroad, documenting...
    • Harrah's Club

    • Advertising; Harrah's Club (Reno, Nev.)
    • Image of an advertisement for Harrah's Club; Title taken from image; Caption on image: I hit the jackpot at Harrah's Reno and Lake Tahoe, Nevada
    • Downtown Reno and Mapes Hotel

    • Mapes Hotel (Reno, Nev.); Business districts -- Nevada -- Reno; Virginia Street (Reno, Nev.); Bridges -- Nevada -- Reno
    • Image of Virginia Street Bridge and Mapes hotel; Title taken from image; Caption on image: Looking north up a busy Virginia Street, Mapes Hotel on right; Postcard


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