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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 Lake, 2008

    • 414 Manzanita Lake; 376D Manzanita Hall (1896) / formerly known as The Cottage (1896-1903);
    • Ducks and geese rest on frozen Manzanita Lake in the winter of 2008. Snow-covered trees and Manzanita Hall are visible in the background. Manzanita Lake was made by damming up the irrigation "Orr Ditch" that still runs through parts of the...
    • Winter on campus, Tram and Manzanita Lake, 1929

    • 414 Manzanita Lake;
    • The Tram is seen here at a distance next to a frozen and snow-covered Manzanita Lake. The Tram was built as a wooden walkway across the original Orr Ditch and eventually separated the lake from the grassy knoll known as Manzanita Bowl. It was...
    • Manzanita Lake, Artemisia Hall, Lincoln Hall, and Frandsen Humanities, 1929

    • 376GX Artemisia Hall (Historic, Dormitory 1926-ca.1966); 328 Frandsen Humanities / formerly the Agriculture Building (built 1918); 376C Lincoln Hall (1896); 414 Manzanita Lake;
    • This view looks north across Manzanita Lake with (left to right) Artemisia Hall, Lincoln Hall, and Frandsen Humanities in the background. Manzanita Lake was made by damming up the irrigation "Orr Ditch" that still runs through parts of the...
    • Manzanita Lake, geese, 2005

    • 414 Manzanita Lake;
    • Geese rest on frozen Manzanita Lake during the winter. Snow covers the lake's shores and surrounding trees. Manzanita Lake was made by damming up the irrigation "Orr Ditch" that still runs through parts of the university today. Originally a...

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