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    • Victor Kral

    • Mining engineers -- Nevada -- Biography
    • Victor Kral was one of the last of his breed, a true miner in body, mind, and spirit. His mining career spanned from the Great Depression until his death in May 2004. Vic was born in Pasadena, California, to parents who were tailors. As a teenager,...
    • Filling Up the Geographical Vocabulary of the Country

    • Mining districts -- Nevada -- Storey County
    • The Comstock Papers, written by Henry DeGroot and published in the Mining & Scientific Press during the latter half of 1876, is an important primary source of early Nevada history. In the Comstock Papers, DeGroot describes the original discoveries...
    • Verne Foster and the Nevada Mining Association

    • Nevada Mining Association; Mineral industries -- Nevada -- Biography; Nevada -- Biography
    • Verne Foster was born into a mining family in 1902. Her father, Alex Wise, was the son of a prominent Winnemucca, Nevada, mine owner. As a child she lived with her family in Virginia City, Nevada, where her father was the mining engineer for the C...
    • Groom Mining District

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    • Photograph of several structures and mining operations; Caption on image: April 1917; Caption on original negative envelope: Groom, January 1916; card for Groom Southend Mining Company was included in envelope; photographic print, 3.5 x 4.25 inches
    • Royce Aller Hardy: Reminiscence and a Short Autobiography

    • Mining engineers -- Nevada -- Biography; Mines and mineral resources -- Nevada -- History
    • Roy A. Hardy was born in South Dakota in 1886. Having been raised in mining camps, he went to Tonopah and Goldfield in 1905 during their boom days. There, he knew or met many of the leading figures of the day: Jim Butler, Harry Stimler, Tex...
    • Groom Mining District and Groom Lake

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    • Photograph of a group of men, a 1915 Ford Model T automobile and various structures in the Groom Mining District; Groom Lake is visible in the background. Caption on original negative envelope: Groom, January 17, 1917, Shaw's camera; photographic...
    • Groom Mining District, Nevada

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    • Photograph of a man, a 1915 Ford Model T automobile and various structures in the Groom Mining District; caption on original negative envelope: Groom, January 17, 1917, Shaw's camera; photographic print, 3.25 x 4.75 inches; automobile...
    • Groom

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    • Photograph of the mining camp at Groom Mining District, including tent buildings, frame buildings and a larger frame structure under construction, January 25, 1917; Title taken from photograph; photographic print, 3.75 x 4.75 inches
    • Pack animals, Groom Mining District

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    • Photograph of the mining camp at Groom, in the foreground are men with burros, in the background, an automobile and Groom Lake; Caption on image: 1917; caption on original negative envelope: Groom, April 1917; photographic print, 3.5 x 4.25 inches
    • 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...
    • Arthur Bernard: Nevada Mine Inspector and Prison Warden

    • Prison wardens -- Nevada -- Biography; Prisons -- Nevada -- History; Mine inspection -- Nevada -- History
    • Art Bernard was born in 1910 in Italy to American parents and first came to the United States at the age of five, in 1915. He lived with his mother and stepfather in Utah and learned a variety of languages early in his childhood. By the age of...
    • Silver Peak: Never A Ghost Town

    • Silver mines and mining -- Nevada -- Silver Peak Range Wilderness -- History; Mines and mineral resources -- Nevada -- Silver Peak Range Wilderness -- History; Silver Peak Range Wilderness (Nev.) -- History; Nevada -- History -- 20th century
    • This is the story of Silver Peak, a small mining community in Esmeralda County, Nevada. As with many towns tied to mining, it has suffered the booms and busts that are inherent in the industry, but the difference with Silver Peak is that it has...

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