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    • Barbara Bennett: Mayor of Reno and Community Activist

    • Politicians -- Nevada; Reno (Nev.) -- Politics and government -- Biography; Nevada -- Politics and government -- Biography
    • Barbara Bennett was born in 1923 in Oakland, California. Her oral history begins with a heartbreaking description of her early years there. Despite poverty, ill-treatment and neglect she survived and became more resilient, independent and strong....
    • Frankie Sue Del Papa: An Oral History of the Nevada Women 's Conference

    • 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...
    • Whatever Will Help! A Woman's Rise to the Top in the Gaming Industry; as Remembered by Jeanne Hood

    • 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...
    • Hale Crosby Thornton: A Nevada DAR from New Hampshire

    • Daughters of the American Revolution. Sagebrush Chapter; Reno (Nev.) -- Biography
    • A member of a prominent New England family, Hale Crosby Thornton was born on April 15, 1921, in Dover, New Hampshire. She was brought up there on the dairy farm originally purchased by her great-grandfather, and she was educated and married in New...
    • Edward S. Parsons: Charrette! The Life of an Architect

    • Architects -- Nevada -- Biography; Historic buildings -- Nevada -- Conservation and restoration
    • Edward Shier Parsons was born in Tonopah, Nevada, in 1907. He attended schools in Salt Lake City and Reno. Interested in an architectural career from a very early age, Parsons studied his profession at the University of Southern California and...
    • Rodney J. Reynolds: A Cold War Politician of Nevada in the Fifties

    • Businessmen -- Nevada -- Reno -- Biography; Nevada -- Politics and government
    • Rodney J. Reynolds was born on July 31, 1912, in Currie, Nevada. The settlement consisted of a one-room school house, a freight house, and a combination general store, post office, meeting place, and saloon. There were also three homes, one of...
    • Clarence K. Jones: From Paperboy to Philanthropist

    • University of Nevada, Reno -- Benefactors; Reno evening gazette; Nevada state journal; Journalists -- Nevada -- Reno -- Biography; Reno (Nev.) -- Biography
    • As student, alumnus and benefactor, Clarence K. Jones has participated in the evolution of the University of Nevada from a small, rustic college into the respected state university that it is today. He was a freshman in the fall of 1927, received...
    • Football offense, University of Nevada, 1977

    • Football players
    • Photograph of the Nevada football offense during a game in 1977. Pictured in the photograph are #22 Manny Rodriguez, #12 Larry Worman, #77 Dom Smerek, and #61 Todd Wilcks. Rodriguez was a fullback for the Wolf Pack in 1977 and was a linebacker from...
    • Harry Eugene Claiborne

    • Lawyers -- Nevada -- Biography;
    • The life of Harry Eugene Claiborne, born July 2, 1917, had many chapters, from a rural childhood in McRae, Arkansas, to the neon lights of Las Vegas, Nevada; it was a varied life that would eventually put him in the crosshairs of a federal Strike...
    • Tom Wysocki, University of Nevada, 1977

    • Runners (Sports); Awards
    • Photograph of Nevada runner Tom Wysocki holding the 1977 WAC individual cross country championship trophy. Wysocki represented the Wolf Pack in both the cross country and track events from 1974 to 1978. In 1977 Wysocki repeated as the WAC...
    • Doug Betters, University of Nevada, 1977

    • Football players
    • Photograph of Nevada football player Doug Betters. Betters was a defensive end for the Wolf Pack in 1977. Betters earned AP All-America honors in 1977 and was selected by the Miami Dolphins in the 6th round of the 1978 NFL Draft. Over his ten...
    • Football offense, University of Nevada, 1977

    • Football players
    • Photograph of the Nevada football offense huddling. Identifiable football players include #11 Kevin Fontes, #60 Phil Adams, #12 Larry Worman, #84 Brett "Bubba" Melcher, and #22 Manny Rodriguez. Fontes was a split end for the Wolf Pack from 1978 to...
    • Basque Studies Program

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    • The Basque Studies Program's periodicals room, 1977. Jon Bilbao is at the center of the picture, and Jill Berner is at the back with unidentified visitors. Basque Studies Program Rm. 36 of Getchell Lib. 1977 in Newsletter 16
    • Noble H.  Getchell Library, open house, 1977

    • Around Campus; Faculty, Administration, and Other People;
    • Faculty and staff stand behind a table with some of the Mackay silver including the following people: Evelyn Beeson, Linda Felber, Kitty Frye, Georgia Imswiler, Sam Wood, Harold Morehouse, Linda Newman, Larry Smith, Susan Stapenhorst, Carrie...

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