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    • World War II Veterans Project: Interviews with Seventeen Nevada Veterans

    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American; World War, 1939-1945 -- Biography; Veterans -- Nevada -- Biography
    • A 1995 project was a departure from the University of Nevada Oral History Program's customary concentration on the history of Nevada and the Great Basin: the program commemorated the fiftieth anniversary of Allied victory in World War II by...
    • Bob Rautio, University of Nevada, 1967

    • Athletes; Track athletics; Javelin throwing
    • Photograph of Nevada track and field athlete Bob Rautio. Rautio was a javelin thrower for the Wolf Pack in 1961 and from 1967 to 1968. Rautio was the Far West Conference champion javelin thrower in each of his three years at Nevada. Rautio earned...
    • Bob Rautio, University of Nevada, 1967

    • Athletes; Track athletics; Javelin throwing
    • Photograph of Nevada track and field athlete Bob Rautio. Rautio was a javelin thrower for the Wolf Pack in 1961 and from 1967 to 1968. Rautio was the Far West Conference champion javelin thrower in each of his three years. Rautio earned All-America...
    • Jamie Martino, University of Nevada, 2006

    • Athletes; Track athletics
    • Photograph of Nevada track and field athlete Jamie Martino throwing a javelin during a outdoor track meet at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 2006. Martino primarily competed in the javelin and shot put events for the Wolf Pack from 2003 to...
    • Always Bet on the Butcher: Warren Nelson and Casino Gaming, 1930s-1980s

    • Nelson, Warren, 1913- ; Gamblers -- Nevada -- Biography; Gambling -- Nevada -- History -- 20th century; Casinos -- Nevada -- History -- 20th century
    • At the beginning of the Great Depression of the 1930s, eighteen-year-old Warren Nelson lost his job with the Park Hotel in Great Falls, Montana. Work of any sort was scarce, but Nelson did not long remain unemployed—he used a family connection to...
    • We Were All Athletes: Women’s Athletics and Title IX at the University of Nevada

    • University of Nevada, Reno -- Sports -- History; United States. Education Amendments of 1972. Title IX; Women athletes -- Interviews; College sports for women -- Nevada -- History
    • From intramurals to intercollegiate competition, the University of Nevada has long offered its students the opportunity to pursue their love of athletics along with their studies. However, for many years, athletic opportunities for young women...
    • 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...
    • Women's Athletics at the University of Nevada

    • University of Nevada, Reno -- Sports -- History; United States. Education Amendments of 1972. Title IX; Women athletes -- Interviews; College sports for women -- Nevada -- History
    • The Women’s Athletics oral history project began in 2005 with the decision of Pack PAWS—the longstanding booster, fundraising, and watchdog organization for the University of Nevada women’s intercollegiate athletics program—to produce a history of...
    • James Bailey, University of Nevada, circa 1950

    • Basketball players; Football players; Athletes
    • Photograph of former Nevada athlete James "Jim" Bailey. Bailey was a half back for the Nevada football team from 1926 to 1929, a forward for the Nevada men's basketball team for the 1926 through 1929 seasons, and a high jumper, javelin thrower, and...
    • Mattias Borrman, University of Nevada, 1993

    • Discus; Track athletics
    • Photograph of Nevada track and field athlete Mattias Borrman preparing to throw a discus. Borrman was a javelin thrower, shot putter, discus thrower, and hammer thrower for the Wolf Pack in 1993 before transferring to Colorado State University. ...

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