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    • Take "No" as a Starter: The Life of Richard L. Graves

    • Nugget (Casino : Sparks & Carson City, Nev.); Casinos -- Nevada; Restaurateurs -- Nevada -- Biography; Travelers -- Nevada -- Biography
    • Richard "Dick" Graves was born in Boise, Idaho, on August 23, 1912. An astute businessman, he spent nearly twenty years in the gaming industry in Idaho. When that state banned gambling in 1953, he came to Nevada in 1954 to start over. Though many...
    • Sonny's Story: A Journalist's Memoir by Rollan Melton

    • Melton, Rollan, 1931-; Journalists -- United States -- Biography; Journalists -- Nevada -- Biography
    • In popular myth, anyone can make it to the top in America, no matter how humble his or her origins. That may be true, but few have faced greater challenges along the way than did Rollan Melton. Sonny, as he was called when he was young, was born...
    • 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 Candle in the Night: Basque Studies at the University of Nevada, 1967-2007

    • Douglass, William A; University of Nevada, Reno. Center for Basque Studies – History; Basque Americans -- West (U.S.)
    • 1967 a small Basque studies program was established within the Social Sciences Division of the University of Nevada's Desert Research Institute. As originally conceived, the program's purpose was to study the Basques (who were historically the...
    • Dwayne Kling: Luck is the Residue of Design

    • Casinos -- Nevada -- Employees -- Biography; Gambling -- Nevada -- History
    • Dwayne Kling's career is a story of hard work, a desire to be the best, and opportunity. Dwayne came to Nevada as a semi-pro baseball player, playing for Harrah's Club, in the summer of 1947. He was between his first and second year of college at...
    • Hang Tough! Grant Sawyer: An Activist in the Governor's Mansion

    • Sawyer, Grant, 1918-1996 ; Governors -- Nevada -- Biography; Nevada -- Politics and government
    • The impression most people have of Nevada is limited to Las Vegas’s Strip and Glitter Gulch (Fremont Street in downtown Las Vegas). Nevada’s image is persistently and overwhelmingly negative because of the perception that the state is controlled by...
    • The Civilian Conservation Corps in Nevada

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    • The 1930’s CCC program, formed in response to the Great Depression, brought 30,000 young, unemployed men from eastern cities and Midwest farms to work solving ecological problems in Nevada. The state was little affected by the 1929 stock market...
    • Mountain City, Nev.-Idaho (1936, Rp. 1956)

    • Elko County (Nev.) -- Maps, Topographic; Nevada -- Maps, Topographic; Owyhee County (Idaho) -- Maps, Topographic; Idaho -- Maps, Topographic
    • 1 map : col. ; 65 x 45 cm. or smaller; Relief shown by contours and spot heights; Title supplied by cataloger; Surveyed in 1936; Edition of 1936, reprinted 1956; Contour interval 50 feet. Datum is mean sea level; Scale 1:62,500 Polyconic proj....
    • Delaplain, Nev.-Idaho (1957, Rp. 1965)

    • Elko County (Nev.) -- Maps, Topographic; Nevada -- Maps, Topographic; Twin Falls County (Idaho) -- Maps, Topographic; Idaho -- Maps, Topographic
    • 1 map : col. ; 65 x 45 cm. or smaller; Relief shown by contours and spot heights; Title supplied by cataloger; Edition of 1957; Reprinted 1965; Contour interval 40 feet. Datum is mean sea level; Scale 1:62,500; Polyconic proj....
    • Elk Mountain, Nev.-Idaho (1957, Rp. 1983)

    • Elko County (Nev.) -- Maps, Topographic; Nevada -- Maps, Topographic; Twin Falls County (Idaho) -- Maps, Topographic; Idaho -- Maps, Topographic
    • 1 map : col. ; 65 x 45 cm. or smaller; Relief shown by contours and spot heights; Title supplied by cataloger; Edition of 1957, reprinted 1983; Contour interval 40 feet. Datum is mean sea level; Scale 1:62,500; Polyconic proj....
    • Mountain City, Nev.-Idaho (1936, Rp. 1974)

    • Elko County (Nev.) -- Maps, Topographic; Nevada -- Maps, Topographic; Owyhee County (Idaho) -- Maps, Topographic; Idaho -- Maps, Topographic
    • 1 map : col. ; 65 x 45 cm. or smaller; Relief shown by contours and spot heights; Title supplied by cataloger; Edition of 1936, reprinted 1974; Topography by R.R. Monbeck and L.O. Newsome; Contour interval 50 feet. Datum is mean sea level; Scale...
    • Owyhee, Nev.-Idaho (1939, Rp. 1965)

    • Elko County (Nev.) -- Maps, Topographic; Nevada -- Maps, Topographic; Owyhee County (Idaho) -- Maps, Topographic; Idaho -- Maps, Topographic
    • 1 map : col. ; 65 x 45 cm. or smaller; Relief shown by contours and spot heights; Title supplied by cataloger; Edition of 1939, reprinted 1965; Topography by R.C.Seitz and F.H. Purdy; Surveyed in 1938-1939; Contour interval 50 feet. Datum is mean...
    • Rowland, Nev.-Idaho (1936, Rp. 1987)

    • Elko County (Nev.) -- Maps, Topographic; Nevada -- Maps, Topographic; Owyhee County (Idaho) -- Maps, Topographic; Idaho -- Maps, Topographic
    • 1 map : col. ; 65 x 45 cm. or smaller; Relief shown by contours and spot heights; Title supplied by cataloger; Topography by R.R. Monbeck ... [et al.]; Surveyed in 1935-1936; Edition of 1936, reprinted 1987; Contour interval 50 feet. Datum is mean...
    • Contact, Nev.-Idaho (1957, Rp. 1964)

    • Elko County (Nev.) -- Maps, Topographic; Nevada -- Maps, Topographic; Twin Falls County (Idaho) -- Maps, Topographic; Idaho -- Maps, Topographic
    • 1 map : col. ; 65 x 45 cm. or smaller; Relief shown by contours and spot heights; Title supplied by cataloger; Edition of 1957; Reprinted 1964; Contour interval 80 feet. Datum is mean sea level; Scale 1:62,500; Polyconic proj....
    • 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...
    • Cameron M. Batjer

    • Nevada. Supreme Court -- Biography; Judges -- Nevada -- Biography;
    • Justice Cameron McVicar Batjer of the Nevada Supreme Court was the native Nevadan son of a pioneer family. Born August 24, 1919 on his grandparents’ ranch in Smith Valley, Nevada, Batjer grew up in a ranching family. His mother, Mary Belle Batjer,...

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