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    • Through the Glass Ceiling: A Life in Nevada Politics

    • Wagner, Sue, 1940-; Politicians -- Nevada -- Biography; Women -- Nevada -- Biography; Women -- Political activity -- Nevada; Oral history; Nevada -- Politics and government -- 20th century
    • Through the Glass Ceiling—A Life in Nevada Politics is the oral history of Sue Wagner, who served in the assembly in the 1970s, in the senate in the 1980s, and was elected lieutenant governor in 1991, serving one term. She became involved in...
    • 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...
    • Football offense, University of Nevada, 1989

    • Football players
    • Photograph of the Nevada football offense huddling during a game in 1989. Identifiable football players include #70 Todd Freitas, #11 Treamelle Taylor, #33 Eric Smith, #88 Demetrius Davis, and #1 Fred Gatlin. Freitas was an offensive tackle for the...
    • Water Rights

    • Truckee River (Calif. and Nev.) -- Water diversion; Truckee River (Calif. and Nev.) -- Water rights; Truckee River Watershed (Calif. and Nev.); Water rights--Nevada;
    • Because the Truckee River arises in one state and ends in another, because it is the main source of municipal water for two cities, because it has served as irrigation water for thousands of acres of agricultural land in the Truckee Meadows and...
    • 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...
    • Ray Whalen, University of Nevada, 1989

    • Football; Football players
    • Photograph of Nevada football player #22,Ray Whalen running with the ball behind teammate #70 Todd Freitas during a game in 1989. Whalen was a fullback for the Wolf Pack from 1989 to 1990. Over his two seasons at Nevada, Whalen rushed for over...
    • 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....
    • Football program cover, University of Nevada, 1989

    • Football players; Referees
    • Photograph of the Nevads football program cover for the game against the University of California, Davis on September 16, 1989. The cover features #37, George Jackson. The Wolf Pack fell to the Aggies 17 to 24. Jackson was a defensive back for the...
    • Men's basketball program cover, University of Nevada, 1989

    • Basketball; Basketball players; Referees
    • Photograph of the Nevada men's basketball program cover for the games against Montana State University and the University of Montana on January 19 and 21, 1989. The cover features #22 Darryl Owens. The Wolf Pack defeated the Bobcats 102 to 89 and...
    • Football program cover, University of Nevada, 1989

    • Football; Football players
    • Photograph of the Nevada football program cover for the Homecoming game against Weber State College on October 21, 1989. The cover features #5, Kevin Claiborne. The Wolf Pack defeated the Wildcats 47 to 15. Claiborne was a running back for the Wolf...
    • Kevin McKelvie, University of Nevada, circa 1989

    • Football players; Sports spectators
    • Photograph of Nevada football player #15 Kevin McKelvie kicking a field goal. The ball was held by another Nevada football player #81, Tom Williamson. McKelvie was a kicker for the Wolf Pack from 1989 to 1990. Over his two seasons at Nevada,...

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