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    • 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....
    • Clarence Ray: Black Politics and Gaming in Las Vegas, 1920s-1980s

    • Ray, Clarence -- Interviews; African Americans -- Nevada -- Las Vegas; Gamblers -- Nevada -- Las Vegas -- Biography; Gambling -- Nevada -- Las Vegas; Nevada -- Politics and government; Nevada -- Race relations; Las Vegas (Nev.) -- Biography; Las...
    • The oral history of Clarence Ray is the third in a series intended to document the history of the black community in Las Vegas, of which Mr. Ray has been a member since the mid-1920s. The main source of employment for the relatively small black...
    • Woodrow Wilson: Race, Community, and Politics in Las Vegas, 1940s-1980s

    • Wilson, Woodrow, 1915- -- Interviews; African Americans -- Nevada -- Las Vegas -- Interviews; Civil rights -- Nevada -- Las Vegas -- History; Las Vegas (Nev.) -- Biography; Las Vegas (Nev.) -- History; Las Vegas (Nev.) -- Race relations -- History
    • Woodrow Wilson was born in a sawmill town in Mississippi in 1915, the son of a mill worker. His mother owned and operated boarding houses, and the family was somewhat more prosperous than the average black family of that area and time. Following...
    • Lubertha Johnson: Civil Rights Efforts in Las Vegas: 1940s-1960s

    • African American women -- Nevada -- Las Vegas -- Biography; African Americans -- Civil rights -- Nevada; Racism -- Nevada -- Las Vegas; Las Vegas (Nev.) -- Race relations
    • This oral history with Lubertha Johnson documents one black professional woman's service in the cause of civil rights. From the formative phase of the modern black struggle for equality in the 1940s, through the high tide of activism in the 1960s...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Femmes fatales

    • Artists' books -- United States; Femmes fatales in art; Photography of women; Women -- Portraits;
    • The book is in the form of a photography album with the name of a particular torture used as the title for the accompanying photograph of a woman in various poses inserted in a page pocket; the list of names of torture and execution devices was...
    • 2006 Women's Track and Field Team

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    • Members of the 2006 Women's Track and Field Team (alphabetical): Inger Appanaitis, Kali Baker, Hannah Balkenbush, Jen Bauer, Janine Bodo, Amanda Boice, Shanel Bolsta, Hilary Cummings, Melis Garner, Amanda Gramly, Caira Hane, Ashley Holt, Kendall...
    • 2006 Women's Track and Field Team

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    • Members of the 2006 Women's Track and Field Team (alphabetical): Inger Appanaitis, Kali Baker, Hannah Balkenbush, Jen Bauer, Janine Bodo, Amanda Boice, Shanel Bolsta, Hilary Cummings, Melis Garner, Amanda Gramly, Caira Hane, Ashley Holt, Kendall...
    • 2006 Women's Track and Field Team

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    • Members of the 2006 Women's Track and Field Team (alphabetical): Inger Appanaitis, Kali Baker, Hannah Balkenbush, Jen Bauer, Janine Bodo, Amanda Boice, Shanel Bolsta, Hilary Cummings, Melis Garner, Amanda Gramly, Caira Hane, Ashley Holt, Kendall...
    • 2006 Women's Track and Field Team

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    • Members of the 2006 Women's Track and Field Team (alphabetical): Inger Appanaitis, Kali Baker, Hannah Balkenbush, Jen Bauer, Janine Bodo, Amanda Boice, Shanel Bolsta, Hilary Cummings, Melis Garner, Amanda Gramly, Caira Hane, Ashley Holt, Kendall...
    • 2006 Women's Track and Field Team

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    • Members of the 2006 Women's Track and Field Team (alphabetical): Inger Appanaitis, Kali Baker, Hannah Balkenbush, Jen Bauer, Janine Bodo, Amanda Boice, Shanel Bolsta, Hilary Cummings, Melis Garner, Amanda Gramly, Caira Hane, Ashley Holt, Kendall...
    • 2006 Women's Track and Field Team

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    • Members of the 2006 Women's Track and Field Team (alphabetical): Inger Appanaitis, Kali Baker, Hannah Balkenbush, Jen Bauer, Janine Bodo, Amanda Boice, Shanel Bolsta, Hilary Cummings, Melis Garner, Amanda Gramly, Caira Hane, Ashley Holt, Kendall...
    • 2006 Women's Track and Field Team

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    • Members of the 2006 Women's Track and Field Team (alphabetical): Inger Appanaitis, Kali Baker, Hannah Balkenbush, Jen Bauer, Janine Bodo, Amanda Boice, Shanel Bolsta, Hilary Cummings, Melis Garner, Amanda Gramly, Caira Hane, Ashley Holt, Kendall...
    • 2006 Women's Track and Field Team

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    • Members of the 2006 Women's Track and Field Team (alphabetical): Inger Appanaitis, Kali Baker, Hannah Balkenbush, Jen Bauer, Janine Bodo, Amanda Boice, Shanel Bolsta, Hilary Cummings, Melis Garner, Amanda Gramly, Caira Hane, Ashley Holt, Kendall...

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