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    • 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...
    • Bud Beasley: Nevada Educator, Coach, and Athlete

    • Coaches (Athletics) -- Nevada -- Biography
    • Bud Beasley's career as an educator in Reno spanned seventy years. Born in New Mexico in 1910, Beasley soon moved to California, where he graduated from Santa Cruz High School. He came to Reno in 1930 where he enrolled in the University of Nevada...
    • Silver Peak: At Work, At Play, and At Home

    • Silver Peak Mining District (Nev.) -- Biography; Silver Peak Mining District (Nev.) -- History
    • While the rest of the nation struggled through the Great Depression of the 1930s, there existed a few isolated oases-towns where a single industry offered jobs and allowed families to remain together, intact and relatively unscathed by economic...
    • Nevada Wilderness Act of 1985

    • Wilderness areas -- Law and legislation -- Nevada; Forest reserves -- Law and legislation -- Nevada ; Wilderness areas -- Law and legislation -- United States
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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....
    • Battle of Kelley Creek - Bodies

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    • Unidentified members of "Shoshone Mike" (also known as "Indian Mike", "Rock Creek Mike" and "Salmon River Mike") Daggett's band who died in the Battle of Kelley Creek. Mike Daggett (né Ondongarte), along with his mixed band of Bannock and...
    • Battle of Kelley Creek - Bodies

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    • Two unidentified members of "Shoshone Mike" (also known as "Indian Mike", "Rock Creek Mike" and "Salmon River Mike") Daggett's band who died in the Battle of Kelley Creek. Mike Daggett (né Ondongarte), along with his mixed band of Bannock and...
    • Mike Stewart

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    • Mike Stewart, 2003 Outstanding Agriculturist from the CABNR Friends and Alumni Association
    • Old Blind Mike at His Cabin

    • Photography of men; Indians of North America
    • Photograph of Old Blind Mike at his cabin pointing; Title taken from image. Handwritten on verso: Old Blind Mike, celebrated Washo Shaman. 2) Old Blind Mike at his cabin in Sheridan, Nevada. 1937; photographic print, 2.5 x 3.5 inches
    • Old Blind Mike Holding Two Sticks

    • Photography of men; Indians of North America
    • Photograph of Old Blind Mike holding two sticks; Title taken from image. Handwritten on verso: Old Blind Mike, celebrated Washo Shaman. 1) Old Blind Mike. Myers, California. 1938; photographic print, 2.75 x 4.5 inches
    • Governor's Day 1970

    • University of Nevada, Reno -- History -- 20th century; College students -- Nevada -- Political activity -- History -- 20th century; Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- Nevada; Kent State Shootings, Kent, Ohio, 1970
    • The word "Vietnam" signifies a country, a war, and for many, a historical marker for a period of cultural revolution. There were significant protests in Reno and Las Vegas, but when the nation's attention was pointed West, it focused mostly on...
    • Florence M. Boyer: Las Vegas, Nevada: My Home for Sixty Years

    • Las Vegas (Nev.) -- Biography; Clark County (Nev.) -- History
    • A native of Redlands, California, Florence M. Boyer was born in 1890 to Charles P. and Delphine Anderson Squires. When the builders of the San Pedro-Los Angeles-Salt Lake railroad began their promotion of Las Vegas, Nevada, as a stopping place on...
    • 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...
    • 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...

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