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    • Nevada Mining Oral History Project

    • Mines and mineral resources -- Nevada -- History; Gold mines and mining -- Nevada -- History; Silver mines and mining -- Nevada -- History; Mining engineers -- Biography
    • This volume stems from the creation in 1997 of the Nevada Mining Oral History Project (NMOHP), focusing on Nevada’s second largest industry—gold and silver mining. The sixteen chroniclers included here recorded more than 60 hours of firsthand...
    • Nevada's Mapes Hotel, Reno, Nevada

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    • Photograph of Nevada's Mapes Hotel, Reno, Nevada; Title taken from photograph. Caption on image: Reno's largest hotel and Nevada's tallest building, the Mapes is known to most world travelers and Reno visitors as unexcelled in comfort, cuisine and...
    • Not Like a River: A Memoir of an Activist Academic

    • Rusco, Elmer R ; College teachers -- Nevada -- Biography ; Nevada -- Politics and government
    • Elmer Rusco was professor emeritus of the Political Science Department at the University of Nevada, Reno. Readers of this memoir will gain insight into the exceptional scope of Professor Rusco’s contributions, and his extraordinary, lifelong...
    • Let's Get Going! An Oral History with Art Smith

    • Smith, Arthur M., 1922- ; First Interstate Bank of Nevada -- History; Bankers -- Nevada -- Biography; Banks and banking -- Nevada -- History
    • When the infant Arthur M. Smith, Jr. arrived in Nevada with his parents in 1922, about 75,000 people lived in the state. Eighty percent of Nevada’s population was rural. Mining, ranching, and railroading were the foundations of its economy, and...
    • Garry Hill-Thomas, University of Nevada, 2004

    • Basketball players
    • Photograph of Nevada men's basketball player Garry Hill-Thomas during the game against the Gonzaga Bulldogs in the second round of the 2004 NCAA Tournament. Hill-Thomas was a guard for the Wolf Pack for the 2001 through 2004 seasons. He scored 10...
    • Nick Fazekas, University of Nevada, 2007

    • Basketball players; Cheerleaders; Sports spectators
    • Photograph of Nevada men's basketball player Nick Fazekas cutting off part of the net during the postgame celebration of Nevada's victory over the New Mexico State Aggies on senior night. Fazekas was a forward for the Wolf Pack for the 2004 through...
    • Procter R. Hug, Jr.

    • Judges -- Nevada -- Biography;
    • Procter Ralph Hug Jr., Senior U.S. Circuit Judge for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, was born March 11, 1931, in Reno, Nevada. He has made a lasting mark on Nevada’s institutional, legal, and judicial history. His memory of early...
    • 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...
    • Cliff Young: Chief Justice, Nevada Supreme Court

    • Nevada. Supreme Court -- Biography; Oral history -- Nevada; Judges -- Nevada -- Biography
    • This oral history with Nevada Supreme Court Justice Cliff Young was completed as part of the Nevada Legal Oral History Project, a cooperative project among the Nevada Judicial Historical Society, the Ninth Judicial Circuit Historical Society, and...
    • 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...
    • Pathway 2007: A Planning Effort to Protect Lake Tahoe

    • Regional planning -- Tahoe, Lake, Region (Calif. and Nev.)
    • Lake Tahoe Report Segment #63 - "Pathway 2007" (Air Date: April 20, 2004). Segment discusses how the various Tahoe region agencies are working together to write a consistent regional plan that can be used to update other individual agency plans...

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