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    • 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...
    • Jean Ford: A Nevada Woman Leads the Way

    • Nevada Women's History Project; Women -- Political activity -- Nevada; Women -- West (U.S.); Women -- Nevada -- Biography
    • Jean Ford was born in 1929 into an era of major transformations for women in the United States. During her lifetime doors were opening for a few bold and talented women whose actions changed the roles women would play in our country. Jean's life...
    • Ranching in Reno and Sparks

    • Ranch life -- Nevada; Ranch life -- Nevada -- Reno Region; Ranch life -- Nevada -- Washoe County; Ranches -- Nevada -- Washoe County; Ranchers -- Nevada -- Biography;
    • As the twentieth century drew to a close, physical changes rendered the Truckee Meadows nearly unrecognizable to those who had helped build the community. Both Reno and Sparks had experienced major expansion since 1960, largely to accommodate a...
    • John Barrett

    • Nevada. District Court (Washoe County : 2nd Judicial District); Judges -- Nevada -- Biography
    • Judge John W. Barrett was a member of the greatest generation. Born in 1917, he lost his mother at the age of seven, grew to manhood during the Depression, and served in the U.S. Army Infantry from 1939 to 1945. He then served as a Washoe County...
    • 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...
    • Andrew D. Crofut: Diamond Valley Dust

    • Nevada -- Biography; Diamond Basin (Nev.)
    • Andrew D. Crofut is a Nevadan in the true sense. What does this mean? Crofut was born in 1889 and grew up on a ranch in Diamond Valley at the juncture of Eureka and Elko counties. The ranch provides the focus for a major portion of this memoir. The...
    • Truckee River

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    • Photograph of the Truckee River east of Reno; Title taken from image. Caption on image: Nevada Fish and Game Commission Photo, Pyramid L (Truckee). Taken for use in The Desert Lake: the Story of Nevada's Pyramid Lake by Sessions S. Wheeler, but not...
    • Aerial view of Pyramid Lake Ranch

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    • Aerial view of Pyramid Lake Ranch; Title taken from image. Caption on image: Pyramid Lake Ranch. Taken for use in The Desert Lake: the Story of Nevada's Pyramid Lake by Sessions S. Wheeler, but not used in the 1967 edition; photographic print, 6 x...
    • Dirt road at Pyramid Lake

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    • Photograph of desert landscape with a dirt road passing through; Title supplied by cataloger. Taken for use in The Desert Lake: the Story of Nevada's Pyramid Lake by Sessions S. Wheeler, but not used in the 1967 edition; photograpic print, 5 x 3.5...
    • Landscape at Pyramid Lake

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    • Photograph of desert landscape along edge of Pyramid Lake with the lake in the distance; Title supplied by cataloger. Taken for use in The Desert Lake: the Story of Nevada's Pyramid Lake by Sessions S. Wheeler, but not used in the 1967 edition;...
    • Landscape near Pyramid Lake

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    • Photograph of desert landscape near Pyramid Lake; Title supplied by cataloger. Taken for use in The Desert Lake: the Story of Nevada's Pyramid Lake by Sessions S. Wheeler, but not used in the 1967 edition; photograpic print, 5 x 3.5 inches
    • Dining room on the yacht Haida

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    • Photograph of the dining room on Max C. Fleischmann's yacht, Haida; Title supplied by cataloger. Identification from Gentleman in the Outdoors by Sessions S. Wheeler, originally published in America’s Outstanding Seagoing Diesel Yacht, Haida;...
    • Haida

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    • Photograph of Max C. Fleischmann's yacht, Haida; Title supplied by cataloger. Identification from Gentleman in the Outdoors by Sessions S. Wheeler, originally published in America’s Outstanding Seagoing Diesel Yacht, Haida; photographic print 8 x...

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