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    • James O. Hubbard: Skiing and the Ski Patrol in Nevada 1950s-1970s

    • National Ski Patrol System (U.S.); Skis and skiing -- Nevada -- Reno Region -- Biography; Ski resorts -- Nevada -- Reno Region
    • Jim Hubbard was born in 1933 and began skiing as a teenager in Washington in the 1940s. He first skied the Eastern Sierra slopes above Reno in 1954, after being posted to Stead Air Force Base. Since the mid-1950s, skiing has become an important...
    • 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 controlled by...
    • Earl Wooster: Memoirs of a Nevada Educator

    • Educators -- Nevada -- Biography Education -- Nevada -- History
    • Earl Wooster, born in Oregon in 1893, spent his early years in California. He attended the University of Nevada and prepared himself to become a teacher. Wooster's educational career, which began in Fallon, Nevada, spanned more than forty years. ...
    • 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...
    • Tahoe City aerial view, looking East, 1966

    • Aerial photographs -- Lake Tahoe (Calif. and Nev.); Aerial photographs -- Tahoe City (Calif.); Water quality - -- Tahoe, Lake, Region (Calif. and Nev.); Environmental policy -- Tahoe, Lake, Region (Calif. and Nev.)
    • Caption on image: Tahoe City. IRSI [International Remote Sensing Institute]. 1966. Fraga and Cartwright. The photograph was taken July 6, 1966, as part of a project by a group of California scientists and engineers under the direction of Gilbert W....
    • Tahoe City aerial view, looking South East, 1966

    • Aerial photographs -- Lake Tahoe (Calif. and Nev.); Aerial photographs -- Tahoe City (Calif.); Water quality - -- Tahoe, Lake, Region (Calif. and Nev.); Environmental policy -- Tahoe, Lake, Region (Calif. and Nev.)
    • Caption on image: Tahoe City. IRSI [International Remote Sensing Institute]. 1966. Fraga and Cartwright. The photograph was taken May 12, 1966, as part of a project by a group of California scientists and engineers under the direction of Gilbert...
    • An Interview with Amy Gulling

    • Republican Party (Nev.) -- History; Reno (Nev.) -- Biography
    • Mrs. Amy Thompson Gulling is a member of Reno's oldest family. Her grandmother, then a widow with three children, married the town's founder, Myron Lake. Mrs. Gulling's mother had vivid childhood memories of crossing half the continent from...
    • Claire H. Hewes: The Hofer Family of Carson City

    • Hofer family; Carson City (Nev.) -- Social life and customs -- History; Nevada -- History
    • Claire Hofer Hewes, the daughter of Theodore R. Hofer and Flora Kingsley Hofer, pioneers of western Nevada, was born in 1898. Theodore Hofer arrived in Nevada to take a position as messenger boy for the U.S. Mint at Carson City. He later became...
    • Gaming Regulations in Nevada

    • Nevada Gaming Commission; Nevada -- Biography; Nevada -- History -- 20th century; Nevada -- Politics and government -- Biography; Oral history -- Nevada;
    • Through interviews with 21 individuals with a wide range of firsthand experiences, this oral history project illuminates the evolution of gaming regulation in Nevada. The elimination of organized crime from the state’s casinos might have happened...
    • Napolean Montgomery, University of Nevada, circa 1965

    • Basketball; Basketball players
    • Photograph of Nevada men's basketball player Napolean Montgomery. Montgomery was a forward for the Wolf Pack for the 1964 through 1966 seasons. Over his three seasons at Nevada, Montgomery averaged 16 points and 11.4 rebounds per game. Montgomery...
    • Napolean Montgomery, University of Nevada, circa 1965

    • Basketball; Basketball players
    • Photograph of Nevada men's basketball player Napolean Montgomery. Montgomery was a forward for the Wolf Pack for the 1964 through 1966 seasons. Over his three seasons at Nevada, Montgomery averaged 16 points and 11.4 rebounds per game. Montgomery...
    • Napolean Montgomery, University of Nevada, circa 1965

    • Basketball players
    • Photograph of Nevada men's basketball player Napolean Montgomery. Montgomery was a forward for the Wolf Pack for the 1964 through 1966 seasons. Over his three seasons at Nevada, Montgomery averaged 16 points and 11.4 rebounds per game. Montgomery...
    • Otis Burrell, University of Nevada, 1966

    • Athletes
    • Photograph of Nevada track and field athlete Otis Burrell high jumping in 1966. Burrell was an All-American high jumper and a hurdler for the Wolf Pack from 1964 to 1967. Burrell was the men's high jump champion at the USA Outdoor Track and Field...

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