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    • A Liberal Conscience: The Oral History of Ralph Denton, Nevadan

    • Denton, Ralph L; Lawyers -- Nevada -- Biography; Agency (Law) -- Nevada -- Biography; Nevada -- Politics and government -- Biography
    • A Liberal Conscience is the life story of a man who wanted to do something for his home state, and did. Ralph Denton is a classic “man behind the scenes.” Although he has practiced law for half a century—first in Elko, Nevada, from 1951 to 1955,...
    • Surprised by Persistence: Ethnographers Among the Washoe

    • Anthropologists -- Nevada -- Biography; Washoe Indians; Washoe Indians -- Biography; Washoe Indians -- Great Basin; Indians of North America -- Great Basin;
    • Ten ethnographers, whose combined field work among the Washoe people of Nevada and California span nearly 30 years (1937-1965), share their life histories and reflect on the discipline of anthropology and what inspired them to become ethnographers,...
    • Edward S. Parsons: Charrette! The Life of an Architect

    • Architects -- Nevada -- Biography; Historic buildings -- Nevada -- Conservation and restoration
    • Edward Shier Parsons was born in Tonopah, Nevada, in 1907. He attended schools in Salt Lake City and Reno. Interested in an architectural career from a very early age, Parsons studied his profession at the University of Southern California and...
    • Warren d'Azevedo: By Dead Reckoning

    • Anthropologists -- Nevada -- Biography; Washoe Indians -- Great Basin
    • On the occasion of the fiftieth anniversary of the Great Basin Anthropological Conference in Reno, Brian Wallace, Chairman of the Washoe Tribe of Nevada and California, proclaimed October 15, 2005 officially "Warren d'Azevedo Day" in recognition of...
    • Rufus W. Adams: The Historic Adams Ranch

    • Ranchers -- Nevada -- Biography; Carson River Valley (Nev.); Genoa (Nev.)
    • Rufus W. Adams, a descendant of some of the earliest pioneers of Carson Valley, Nevada, was born in 1914. His grandfather, John Quincy Adams, arrived in Genoa in the 1850s to establish a ranch home that became a valley landmark. Rufus Adams lives...
    • Fighting Back: A Life in the Struggle for Civil Rights

    • McMillan, James B., 1917-; African American civil rights workers -- Nevada -- Las Vegas -- Biography; Civil rights workers -- Nevada -- Las Vegas -- Biography; African Americans -- Segregation -- Nevada -- Las Vegas -- History -- 20th century;...
    • James B. McMillan was born in 1917 in a small town in racially segregated Mississippi. In that year the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that ordinances compelling residential segregation of the races were in violation of the Fourteenth Amendment....
    • Limited edition

    • Artists' books
    • "The front and back matter ... is printed in 12 pt. Garamond on Somerset Satin. Using a tertiary color system, the stencil method of pochoir was utilized to create our individual imagery. To create our binding, the spine was glued and reinforced...
    • Ski club, 1980

    • Student Life; Faculty, Administration, and Other People;
    • The Nevada women's ski club poses for a group photograph. Identified individuals are listed in no particular order: Stacey Schoenfeld, Lori Latham, Heidi Francis, Coni Feikes, Sherri Fries, Claudia Sands, and coaches Patti McMullan and Kevin...
    • Ski team, 1980

    • Student Life; Faculty, Administration, and Other People;
    • The 1980 Nevada men's ski team poses for a group photograph. Individuals are identified as follows (in no particular order): Jim Ashton, Boyd Tarin, Roger Lancaster, Tom Ewald, Kenny Lancaster, John Richards, and coach Kevin Christensen...
    • Polio Vaccinations

    • Physicians -- Nevada; Poliomyelitis -- History; History of Medicine -- Nevada
    • Dr. Chet Christensen, vaccinating Nevada legislators for Polio.


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    • Prepared for the Duck Valley Tribal Council in cooperation with the Bureau of Indian Service, University of Utah

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