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    • Hugh A. Shamberger: Memoirs of a Nevada Engineer and Conservationist

    • Nevada. State Engineer; Engineers -- Nevada -- Biography; Water resources development -- Nevada
    • Hugh A. Shamberger was born in Idaho in 1900. He attended schools in the Payette region and graduated from Stanford University with an engineering degree. He worked at surveying and engineering jobs in California, and when Hoover Dam was in the...
    • An Interview with William J. Moore

    • Last Frontier Hotel (Las Vegas, Nev.); Las Vegas (Nev.) -- Biography
    • William J. Moore, Jr., was born in Lane City, Texas, on July 17, 1913. Within the year his family moved to Oklahoma where Moore was educated. Voted most likely to succeed by his classmates, he was graduated from Oklahoma A & M with a degree in...
    • World War II Veterans Project: Interviews with Seventeen Nevada Veterans

    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American; World War, 1939-1945 -- Biography; Veterans -- Nevada -- Biography
    • A 1995 project was a departure from the University of Nevada Oral History Program's customary concentration on the history of Nevada and the Great Basin: the program commemorated the fiftieth anniversary of Allied victory in World War II by...
    • Surprised by Persistence: Ethnographers Among the Washoe

    • Anthropologists -- Nevada -- Biography; Washoe Indians; Washoe Indians -- Biography; Washoe Indians -- Great Basin; Indians of North America -- Great Basin;
    • Ten ethnographers, whose combined field work among the Washoe people of Nevada and California span nearly 30 years (1937-1965), share their life histories and reflect on the discipline of anthropology and what inspired them to become ethnographers,...
    • Palmer Engineering Building dedication, May, 10, 1941

    • Around Campus;
    • A view of the Palmer Engineering Building Dedication is seen here with faculty in academic attire leading a procession into a scaffold building and a woman wearing a hat in the foreground. The caption on the image reads, "The academic procession...
    • Adolf Rosenauer: Nevada Neurosurgeon

    • Physicians -- Nevada -- Reno -- Biography; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, German
    • This oral history reviews a remarkable life, from childhood in the shaky time between World War I and World War II, adolescence with the Hitler era underway, and young manhood in the German Wehrmacht, including a stint in Russia. By virtue of an...
    • Arthur Bernard: Nevada Mine Inspector and Prison Warden

    • Prison wardens -- Nevada -- Biography; Prisons -- Nevada -- History; Mine inspection -- Nevada -- History
    • Art Bernard was born in 1910 in Italy to American parents and first came to the United States at the age of five, in 1915. He lived with his mother and stepfather in Utah and learned a variety of languages early in his childhood. By the age of...
    • Midas, Nevada: Mining, Milling, and Memories

    • Mines and mineral resources -- Nevada -- Elko County -- History; Midas (Elko County, Nev.) -- History
    • Late in 1997, Andre J. Duchane, Vice President of Operations for Franco-Nevada Mining Corporation, along with Debra W. Struhsacker, environmental and government relations consultant for Midas Joint Venture (MJV), launched a project to record the...
    • Sonny's Story: A Journalist's Memoir by Rollan Melton

    • Melton, Rollan, 1931-; Journalists -- United States -- Biography; Journalists -- Nevada -- Biography
    • In popular myth, anyone can make it to the top in America, no matter how humble his or her origins. That may be true, but few have faced greater challenges along the way than did Rollan Melton. Sonny, as he was called when he was young, was born...
    • The Civilian Conservation Corps in Nevada

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    • The 1930’s CCC program, formed in response to the Great Depression, brought 30,000 young, unemployed men from eastern cities and Midwest farms to work solving ecological problems in Nevada. The state was little affected by the 1929 stock market...
    • Sparks High School

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    • Astylistic. Two story; brick exterior; flat roof behind parapet; projecting, iron cornice; triple, multi-paned windows with brick sills.
    • Palmer Engineering Building, 2008

    • Academics; Around Campus;
    • The Palmer Engineering Building is photographed on a sunny day. The Palmer Engineering Building was designed by Reno architect Russell Mills with construction finished in 1941. This building still serves to house parts of the College of...
    • Palmer Engineering Building, ca. 1941

    • Around Campus;
    • The Palmer Engineering Building is photographed here soon after its completion in 1941 (photographic print, 4.5 x 6.25 inches). The Palmer Engineering Building was designed by Reno architect Russell Mills with construction finished in 1941. This...
    • Palmer Engineering Building, 2004

    • Around Campus;
    • The west entrance to the Palmer Engineering Building is photographed on a fall day. The Palmer Engineering Building was designed by Reno architect Russell Mills with construction finished in 1941. This building still serves to house parts of the...
    • Palmer Engineering Building, 2004

    • Around Campus;
    • The columns to the west entrance of the Palmer Engineering Building are viewed close-up. The Palmer Engineering Building was designed by Reno architect Russell Mills with construction finished in 1941. This building still serves to house parts of...

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