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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...
    • 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...
    • Clarence. J. Thornton: Entrepreneur: Agriculture, Business, Politics

    • Nevada State Fair (Reno, Nev.); Agriculture -- Nevada -- History; Fairs -- Nevada -- Reno
    • Since World War I Clarence J. Thornton has been a participant and spectator in the life of northwestern Nevada. Born in 1898 in San Francisco, he eventually became involved in Nevada ranch work through his father's employment by the Pyramid Land...
    • Lander County Oral History Project

    • Lander County (Nev.) -- Biography; Lander County (Nev.) -- History
    • In January 1993 oral historian Sylvia Arden was hired by the Lander County Board of Commissioners to interview the remaining long-time residents of Lander County to preserve the history of the region and provide information for a socio-economic...
    • 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...
    • The Cultural Side of Reno

    • 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...
    • Rix Casino

    • Resort rustic. One and half story gable, shingle roof; gable dormers with casement windows; log-shaped exterior; picture windows; double doors with transoms; front entry porch picture windows; double doors with transoms; front entry porch with side...
    • 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...
    • Midas, Nevada: Mining, Milling, and Memories

    • Mines and mineral resources -- Nevada -- Elko County -- History; Midas (Elko County, Nev.) -- History
    • Late in 1997, Andre J. Duchane, Vice President of Operations for Franco-Nevada Mining Corporation, along with Debra W. Struhsacker, environmental and government relations consultant for Midas Joint Venture (MJV), launched a project to record the...
    • Toscano Hotel

    • Early 20th century brick. Two story, brick facade with one arched entry and one storefront with double doors, large windows with marble base and transoms above.
    • E. W. Chism residence

    • Period revival: Tudor. Two story residence with steeply pitched gable roof and half-timbered gable ands; tall brick chimneys; mullioned casement windows with segmental arch shape lintels; semi-circular arch entry with an ornately carved arch front...
    • Oats Park Grammar School

    • Renaissance revival. One-story hip roof, brick clad structure with concrete clad full basement. Decorative elements include central pedimented entry bay with Classical door surround, overhanging eaves with exposed rafter ends, and a wide belt...
    • Doctor's building

    • Classical revival with Beaux Arts influence. Three-story with recessed third floor and stucco exterior. Classical details include arched entry, quoins, and elaborate third story colonnade.
    • First National Bank, Winnemucca Branch

    • Classical revival. Two-story concrete structure with concrete clad exterior and corner entrance, classical revival elements include main entry framed by Tuscan columns topped with Classical entablature ornamented with medallion. Classical cornice...


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