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    • Whatever Will Help! A Woman's Rise to the Top in the Gaming Industry; as Remembered by Jeanne Hood

    • Hood, Jeanne; Four Queens Hotel and Casino (Las Vegas, Nev.); Hyatt Hotels Corporation; Gambling industry -- Nevada -- Las Vegas; Hospitality industry -- Nevada -- Las Vegas - Biography; Women executives -- Nevada -- Las Vegas - Biography; Las...
    • Gaming as a corporate enterprise is relatively new in comparison to most other industries. Nevada legalized gambling in 1931, and in the first decades, casinos were small by today's standards. They were normally owned by one or two people or a...
    • Harry Eugene Claiborne

    • Lawyers -- Nevada -- Biography;
    • The life of Harry Eugene Claiborne, born July 2, 1917, had many chapters, from a rural childhood in McRae, Arkansas, to the neon lights of Las Vegas, Nevada; it was a varied life that would eventually put him in the crosshairs of a federal Strike...
    • 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...
    • Mackay School of Mines Graduating Class

    • Universities and colleges -- Nevada -- Reno;
    • Photograph of the 1934-1935 Mackay School of Mines graduating class; [William] Carleton McCulloch, Professor Walter S. Palmer, Grant Kennedy, J. D. Stephens [Jr.], John [DuBois] Burgess, Gerald [J.] Dellanoy, Eugene [W.] Grutt, [Jr.], Bert [Albert...
    • Crucible Club

    • University of Nevada, Reno;
    • Photograph of the Crucible Club, 1935; Title taken from image; Top row: Betty [Gloria] Bowman, Professor Walter S. Palmer, Professor Harry E. Wheeler, Jean [Martine] Horning, Tracy Phelps, Director John A. Fulton, Grant Kennedy, Eldridge Nash,...
    • Jean Ford: A Nevada Woman Leads the Way

    • Nevada Women's History Project; Women -- Political activity -- Nevada; Women -- West (U.S.); Women -- Nevada -- Biography
    • Jean Ford was born in 1929 into an era of major transformations for women in the United States. During her lifetime doors were opening for a few bold and talented women whose actions changed the roles women would play in our country. Jean's life...
    • 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,...
    • 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...
    • 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,...

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