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    • Every Light Was On: Bill Harrah and His Clubs Remembered

    • Harrah, William; Harrah, William -- Friends and associates -- Interviews; Harrah, William -- Employees -- Interviews; Casinos -- Nevada -- Employees -- Biography; Casinos -- Nevada -- History; Oral history; Gambling -- Nevada -- History -- 20th...
    • Casino gambling (or “gaming,” as the industry prefers) was made legal in Nevada by an act of the state legislature in 1931. Early casinos in Nevada were rough-and-tumble businesses still deeply rooted in the frontier ethos from which gaming had...
    • 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...
    • Manzanita Hall, Lincoln Hall, and Manzanita Lake, ca. 1950

    • 414 Manzanita Lake; 376D Manzanita Hall (1896) / formerly known as The Cottage (1896-1903); 376C Lincoln Hall (1896);
    • This photo shows Manzanita Lake in the foreground and Manzanita Hall and Lincoln Hall in the background (photographic print, 7 x 11.75 inches). Manzanita Hall, originally known as "The Cottage," was built in 1896 in an L-shape half the size it is...
    • Dining Hall, under construction, ca. 1905

    • 321X Dining Hall (1905-1914, 1919-1959) / University Commons (1914-1919) / Infirmary (1959-1961); 414 Manzanita Lake;
    • This 1905 photograph shows the Dining Hall under construction with Manzanita Lake in the foreground (photographic print, 3.5 x 5 inches).
    • Manzanita Hall and Manzanita Lake, 1920

    • 376D Manzanita Hall (1896) / formerly known as The Cottage (1896-1903); 414 Manzanita Lake;
    • Manzanita Hall resides over Manzanita Lake in this crisp black and white photo (photographic print, 4 x 7 inches). Manzanita Hall, originally known as "The Cottage," was built in 1896 in an L-shape half the size it is today. In 1910 an addition...
    • Dining Hall, 1920

    • 321X Dining Hall (1905-1914, 1919-1959) / University Commons (1914-1919) / Infirmary (1959-1961); 414 Manzanita Lake;
    • This view shows the Dining Hall from behind Manzanita Lake. The caption on the image reads, "North end of lake" (photographic print, 5 x 7 inches).
    • Tram and Manzanita Lake, 1920

    • 414 Manzanita Lake;
    • The tram crossing Manzanita Lake is seen here with a person walking on it in the background. The caption on the image reads "From Lincoln Hall" (photographic print, 3.5 x 6.75 inches). The tram was built as a wooden walkway across the original...

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