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    • The Sagebrush Rebellion in Nevada

    • Land use--Nevada; Land use--West (U.S.); Public lands--Nevada; Public lands--West (U.S.);
    • The now famous grassroots rebellion against Washington's control over vast stretches of western land, termed the Sagebrush Rebellion, was conceived in reaction to a series of federal laws issued in the late 1970s, thousands of miles away from those...
    • 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 1955,...
    • Gaming Regulation in Nevada

    • Nevada Gaming Commission; Nevada -- Biography; Nevada -- History -- 20th century; Nevada -- Politics and government -- Biography; Oral history -- Nevada;
    • Through interviews with 21 individuals with a wide range of firsthand experiences, this oral history project illuminates the evolution of gaming regulation in Nevada. The elimination of organized crime from the state’s casinos might have happened...
    • 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 controlled by...
    • Photograph of Harry Reid with John Herrington, Nevada, 1986

    • Politicians; Radioactive waste disposal
    • Senator-Elect Harry Reid, left, shows Department of Energy Secretary John Herrington his anti-repository letter to the President. The letter, initiated in July, opposes the location of a high-level nuclear waste repository in Nevada. Reid told the...
    • 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...
    • Howard D. McKibben

    • Judges -- Nevada -- Biography;
    • Born April 1, 1940, in Virginia, Illinois, Howard McKibben lived at The Baby Fold orphanage in Normal, Illinois, until 1942, when he and his sister, Marian, were adopted by James and Bernice McKibben. Judge McKibben’s father was superintendent of...
    • Water Rights

    • Truckee River (Calif. and Nev.) -- Water diversion; Truckee River (Calif. and Nev.) -- Water rights; Truckee River Watershed (Calif. and Nev.); Water rights--Nevada;
    • Because the Truckee River arises in one state and ends in another, because it is the main source of municipal water for two cities, because it has served as irrigation water for thousands of acres of agricultural land in the Truckee Meadows and...
    • Harry Reid Engineering Lab, 2008

    • Around Campus;
    • The main entrance of Harry Reid Engineering Lab Center is displayed in this image. Opened in 1991, the Harry Reid Engineering Laboratory hosts a myriad of training spaces for engineering students. This includes the James E. Rogers and Louis...
    • Harry Reid Engineering Laboratory, 2000

    • Around Campus;
    • The outside of the Harry Reid Engineering Laboratory is photographed on a sunny autumn day. Opened in 1991, the Harry Reid Engineering Laboratory hosts a myriad of training spaces for engineering students. This includes the James E. Rogers and...
    • Harry Reid Engineering Laboratory, 2000

    • Around Campus;
    • Harry Reid Engineering Lab is seen on a sunny day. Opened in 1991, the Harry Reid Engineering Laboratory hosts a myriad of training spaces for engineering students. This includes the James E. Rogers and Louis Wiener Jr. Large-Scale Structures Lab...
    • Harry Reid Engineering Lab, 2004

    • Around Campus;
    • The west entrance of the Harry Reid Engineering Laboratory is viewed from the walkway near the Ansari Business Building. Opened in 1991, the Harry Reid Engineering Laboratory hosts a myriad of training spaces for engineering students. This...
    • Harry Reid Engineering Laboratory, 2000

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    • The Ansari Business Building is reflected in the Harry Reid Engineering Lab windows. Opened in 1991, the Harry Reid Engineering Laboratory hosts a myriad of training spaces for engineering students. This includes the James E. Rogers and Louis...

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