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    • Hugh A. Shamberger: Memoirs of a Nevada Engineer and Conservationist

    • Nevada. State Engineer; Engineers -- Nevada -- Biography; Water resources development -- Nevada
    • Hugh A. Shamberger was born in Idaho in 1900. He attended schools in the Payette region and graduated from Stanford University with an engineering degree. He worked at surveying and engineering jobs in California, and when Hoover Dam was in the...
    • A Family Affair: Harolds Club and the Smiths Remembered

    • Smith, Raymond I., -1967; Smith, Raymond I., -1967 -- Employees -- Interviews; Smith family; Harold's Club (Reno, Nev.) -- History; Casinos -- Nevada -- Employees -- Biography; Casinos -- Nevada -- History; Oral history; Gambling -- Nevada --...
    • A Family Affair is the story of Harolds Club and the remarkable family that owned it. It is also a revealing chronicle of the casino gaming industry’s colorful, vigorous, and sometimes outrageous youth. Nevada’s legislature legalized casino...
    • 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...
    • The Free Life of a Ranger: A Forest Service Memoir

    • Murchie, Archie, 1908-; United States. Forest Service -- Officials and employees; Forest rangers -- West (U.S.) -- Biography; Forest reserves -- West (U.S.) -- History
    • Archie Murchie’s action-packed career in the U.S. Forest Service began in 1929, when rangers routinely spent much of their time in the saddle, and ended in 1965 as they were becoming increasingly desk bound. The Free Life of a Ranger is...
    • 2011 Balloon Races

    • 104 Balloon Races
    • A variety of hot air balloons at the 2011 Balloon Races, with a glimpse of the balloons' racing crews
    • The Life of Stanley Marean, Reclamationist

    • Newlands Project (U.S.); Reclamation of land -- Nevada; Fallon (Nev.) -- Biography
    • Stanley R. Marean was born in Washington, D.C., in 1885. He attended the schools of the area, becoming particularly interested in scientific subjects. When he began to consider a career, Marean was offered an opportunity to work at the Newlands...
    • My Father's Son: A Gaming Memoir of Pete Cladianos

    • Cladianos, Pete, 1929- ; Gambling -- Nevada -- Reno -- History
    • Casino gambling (or “gaming,” as the industry prefers) was made legal in Nevada by the state legislature’s passage in 1931 of AB 98, the Casino Gaming Act. Initially, the majority of Nevada casinos were small establishments containing a few...
    • The Cultural Side of Reno

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    • Through interviews with 30 community members, conducted between 2009 and 2011, “The Cultural Side of Reno” explores the growth and development of Northern Nevada’s cultural and artistic landscape. This project is the product of an innovative...
    • Changelings

    • Clouds -- Poetry; Miniature books -- Specimens; Toy and movable books -- Specimens; Artists' books -- United States
    • Poem describing clouds as changeling monsters and secretly carnivorous; Printed on both sides of a three-layer accordion folded sheet (600 x 60 mm.), that opens in carousel format. First and last leaves mounted on boards covered with beige...
    • 2000 Balloon Races

    • 104 Balloon Races;
    • Hot air balloons over Legacy Hall during the 2000 Balloon Races
    • 2000 Balloon Races

    • 104 Balloon Races;
    • Hot air balloons over Mackay Stadium during the 2000 Balloon Races
    • 2000 Balloon Races

    • 104 Balloon Races;
    • Hot air balloons over Mackay Stadium during the 2000 Balloon Races
    • 2000 Balloon Races

    • 104 Balloon Races;
    • Hot air balloons over Mackay Stadium during the 2000 Balloon Races

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