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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...
    • Amanda Johnson, University of Nevada, 2010

    • Basketball; Basketball players
    • Photograph of Nevada women's basketball player Amanda Johnson during the WAC tournament game against Boise State University in 2010. Johnson was a point guard for the Wolf Pack for the 2009 thorugh 2012 seasons. Over her four seasons at Nevada,...
    • Track and field team, 2006

    • Student Life; Traditions, Ceremonies, and Events;
    • Members of the 2006 Nevada women's track and field team pose around a Nevada huddle for a group photograph. Members are alphabetical listed as follows: Inger Appanaitis, Kali Baker, Hannah Balkenbush, Jen Bauer, Janine Bodo, Amanda Boice, Shanel...
    • Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center, staff group photo, 2008

    • Around Campus; Faculty, Administration, and Other People;
    • The Knowledge Center staff is pictured as follows: (first row, left to right): Sarah Bennett, Jamie Ahumada, Millie Mitchell, Cynthia Rivette, Barbara Wiley, Alisa Huckle, Sarah Harvey, Betsy Dixon, Georgia Grundy; (second row, left to right):...
    • Alumni families, Collins Family, Honor Court, 2009

    • Around Campus; Faculty, Administration, and Other People; Student Life;
    • The Collins Family has been attending the University of Nevada since 1932 with the following members pictured here: (Back L-R) Julianne Zotter, David Zotter, Tom Collins, Brandy Roy, Nate Johnson, and Brian Colson; (Front L-R) Leslie Frey, Cheryl...
    • 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...
    • Women's Athletics at the University of Nevada

    • University of Nevada, Reno -- Sports -- History; United States. Education Amendments of 1972. Title IX; Women athletes -- Interviews; College sports for women -- Nevada -- History
    • The Women’s Athletics oral history project began in 2005 with the decision of Pack PAWS—the longstanding booster, fundraising, and watchdog organization for the University of Nevada women’s intercollegiate athletics program—to produce a history of...
    • An Oral History of the Midtown District, Reno, Nevada

    • Businessmen -- Nevada -- Biography; Businessmen -- Nevada -- Reno -- Biography; Businesswomen -- Nevada -- Biography; Reno (Nev.) -- Biography; Reno (Nev.) -- History;
    • The Midtown History Project, of which these oral histories are a component, was initiated by the Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County (RTC) in 2015 as part of its Virginia Street Bus RAPID Transit Extension Project. That broader...
    • An Oral History of Fourth Street and Prater Way through Reno and Sparks, Nevada

    • Businesswomen -- Nevada -- Biography; Businessmen -- Nevada -- Biography; Nevada -- History -- 20th century; Nevada -- Biography; Oral history -- Nevada; Reno (Nev.) -- History;
    • In 2011, the Regional Transportation Commission (RTC) initiated a comprehensive study of the entire Fourth Street-Prater Way corridor, intending to improve not only public transportation in the area, but safety and livability. The conjunction of...


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