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    • Cross-country Skiing Can Be Easy on the Environment and on You

    • Cross-country skiing -- Tahoe, Lake, Region (Calif. and Nev.)
    • Lake Tahoe Report Segment #54 - "Cross Country Skiing" (Air Date: February 10, 2004). Max Jones from Spooner Lake Cross Country discussed cross country skiing as a way to enjoy the Nevada State Park System during the winter.
    • James O. Hubbard: Skiing and the Ski Patrol in Nevada 1950s-1970s

    • National Ski Patrol System (U.S.); Skis and skiing -- Nevada -- Reno Region -- Biography; Ski resorts -- Nevada -- Reno Region
    • Jim Hubbard was born in 1933 and began skiing as a teenager in Washington in the 1940s. He first skied the Eastern Sierra slopes above Reno in 1954, after being posted to Stead Air Force Base. Since the mid-1950s, skiing has become an important...
    • USDA Forest Service Offers "Ski with a Forest Ranger" Program

    • Skis and skiing -- Tahoe, Lake, Region (Calif. and Nev.); Outdoor education -- Tahoe, Lake, Region (Calif. and Nev.)
    • Lake Tahoe Report Segment #106 - "Ski With a Ranger" (Air Date: March 1, 2005). Forest Service ranger Michael St. Michelle discusses that agency's environmental education partnership with Heavenly Ski Resort.
    • World War II Veterans Project: Interviews with Seventeen Nevada Veterans

    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American; World War, 1939-1945 -- Biography; Veterans -- Nevada -- Biography
    • A 1995 project was a departure from the University of Nevada Oral History Program's customary concentration on the history of Nevada and the Great Basin: the program commemorated the fiftieth anniversary of Allied victory in World War II by...
    • 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...
    • Adolf Rosenauer: Nevada Neurosurgeon

    • Physicians -- Nevada -- Reno -- Biography; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, German
    • This oral history reviews a remarkable life, from childhood in the shaky time between World War I and World War II, adolescence with the Hitler era underway, and young manhood in the German Wehrmacht, including a stint in Russia. By virtue of an...
    • Winter Carnival ski racing, 1959

    • Athletics; Student Life; Traditions, Ceremonies, and Events;
    • A skier participates in a cross-country skiing race at the 1959 Winter Carnival. The Winter Carnival started on campus in 1939 and was an annual event where students participated in all kinds of winter activities, including skiing in the nearby...
    • Can We Preserve Our View of the Starry Night?

    • Light pollution; Pollution prevention -- Tahoe, Lake, Region (Calif. and Nev.)
    • Segment #104 - "Can We Preserve Our View of the Starry Night?" (Air Date: February 15, 2005). Dr. Paul Guttman from Space Science from Schools discusess his work with the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency on the issue of light pollution, especially...
    • We Were All Athletes: Women’s Athletics and Title IX at the University of Nevada

    • University of Nevada, Reno -- Sports -- History; United States. Education Amendments of 1972. Title IX; Women athletes -- Interviews; College sports for women -- Nevada -- History
    • From intramurals to intercollegiate competition, the University of Nevada has long offered its students the opportunity to pursue their love of athletics along with their studies. However, for many years, athletic opportunities for young women...
    • War Stories: Veterans Remember World War II

    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American; Oral history; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns
    • World War II was the most violent convulsion in human history. May it forever hold that distinction. Fifty-seven nations were among the belligerents, but the major cost of the conflict was borne by just five Allied and three Axis powers. Combined,...
    • Winter Carnival ski racing, 1959

    • Athletics; Student Life; Traditions, Ceremonies, and Events;
    • A Nevada skier poses under a Nevada banner during the 1959 Winter Carnival ski races. The Winter Carnival started on campus in 1939 and was an annual event where students participated in all kinds of winter activities, including skiing in the...
    • Winter Carnival ski racing, 1980

    • Athletics; Student Life; Traditions, Ceremonies, and Events;
    • Skier Tom Ewald skis downhill past a pole during a slalom race at the Winter Carnival. The Winter Carnival started on campus in 1939 and was an annual event where students participated in all kinds of winter activities, including skiing in the...
    • Winter Carnival, 1957

    • Around Campus; Athletics; Student Life;
    • Howdie Norton, skier #27, gets ready to go down the slope in one of the events of the annual university Winter Carnival. The Winter Carnival started on campus in 1939 and was an annual event where students participated in all kinds of winter...
    • Winter Carnival ski racing, ca. 1955

    • Athletics; Student Life;
    • An unidentified member of the Men's Ski Team skis past a flag during a race at the Pacific Coast Conference Winter Carnival. The Winter Carnival started on campus in 1939 and was an annual event where students participated in all kinds of winter...

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