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    • 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...
    • Hugh A. Shamberger: Memoirs of a Nevada Engineer and Conservationist

    • Nevada. State Engineer; Engineers -- Nevada -- Biography; Water resources development -- Nevada
    • Hugh A. Shamberger was born in Idaho in 1900. He attended schools in the Payette region and graduated from Stanford University with an engineering degree. He worked at surveying and engineering jobs in California, and when Hoover Dam was in the...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • The Free Life of a Ranger: A Forest Service Memoir

    • Murchie, Archie, 1908-; United States. Forest Service -- Officials and employees; Forest rangers -- West (U.S.) -- Biography; Forest reserves -- West (U.S.) -- History
    • Archie Murchie’s action-packed career in the U.S. Forest Service began in 1929, when rangers routinely spent much of their time in the saddle, and ended in 1965 as they were becoming increasingly desk bound. The Free Life of a Ranger is Murchie’s...
    • The Civilian Conservation Corps in Nevada

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    • The 1930’s CCC program, formed in response to the Great Depression, brought 30,000 young, unemployed men from eastern cities and Midwest farms to work solving ecological problems in Nevada. The state was little affected by the 1929 stock market...
    • Dwayne Kling: Luck is the Residue of Design

    • Casinos -- Nevada -- Employees -- Biography; Gambling -- Nevada -- History
    • Dwayne Kling's career is a story of hard work, a desire to be the best, and opportunity. Dwayne came to Nevada as a semi-pro baseball player, playing for Harrah's Club, in the summer of 1947. He was between his first and second year of college at...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Lucy Davis Crowell: One Hundred Years at Nevada's Capital

    • Nevada appeal; Carson City (Nev.) -- History; Nevada -- Politics and government
    • Mrs. Lucy Davis Crowell is the daughter of Nevada historian Samuel Post Davis. She was selected for interviewing because of local interest in her father and his activities. Davis was the editor of the Carson City Appeal in the 1880s and 1890s,...
    • Gaming Regulations 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...
    • Delaplain, Nev.-Idaho (1957, Rp. 1965)

    • Elko County (Nev.) -- Maps, Topographic; Nevada -- Maps, Topographic; Twin Falls County (Idaho) -- Maps, Topographic; Idaho -- Maps, Topographic
    • 1 map : col. ; 65 x 45 cm. or smaller; Relief shown by contours and spot heights; Title supplied by cataloger; Edition of 1957; Reprinted 1965; Contour interval 40 feet. Datum is mean sea level; Scale 1:62,500; Polyconic proj....
    • Elk Mountain, Nev.-Idaho (1957, Rp. 1983)

    • Elko County (Nev.) -- Maps, Topographic; Nevada -- Maps, Topographic; Twin Falls County (Idaho) -- Maps, Topographic; Idaho -- Maps, Topographic
    • 1 map : col. ; 65 x 45 cm. or smaller; Relief shown by contours and spot heights; Title supplied by cataloger; Edition of 1957, reprinted 1983; Contour interval 40 feet. Datum is mean sea level; Scale 1:62,500; Polyconic proj....
    • Gollaher Mountain (1961, Rp.1974)

    • Elko County (Nev.) -- Maps, Topographic; Nevada -- Maps, Topographic; Twin Falls County (Idaho) -- Maps, Topographic; Idaho -- Maps, Topographic
    • 1 map : col. ; 65 x 45 cm. or smaller; Relief shown by contours and spot heights; Title supplied by cataloger; Edition of 1961, reprinted 1974; Contour interval 40 feet. Datum is mean sea level; Scale 1:62,500; Polyconic proj....
    • Contact, Nev.-Idaho (1957, Rp. 1964)

    • Elko County (Nev.) -- Maps, Topographic; Nevada -- Maps, Topographic; Twin Falls County (Idaho) -- Maps, Topographic; Idaho -- Maps, Topographic
    • 1 map : col. ; 65 x 45 cm. or smaller; Relief shown by contours and spot heights; Title supplied by cataloger; Edition of 1957; Reprinted 1964; Contour interval 80 feet. Datum is mean sea level; Scale 1:62,500; Polyconic proj....

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