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    • 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...
    • 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,...
    • Research Continues to Help Preserve Lake Tahoe

    • University of California, Davis. Tahoe Environmental Research Center
    • Lake Tahoe Report Segment #37 - "Tahoe Environmental Research Center" (Air Date: October 14, 2003). A look at restoration and fundraising efforts for the University of California, Davis' research facility near Tahoe City.
    • Whatever Will Help! A Woman's Rise to the Top in the Gaming Industry; as Remembered by Jeanne Hood

    • Hood, Jeanne; Four Queens Hotel and Casino (Las Vegas, Nev.); Hyatt Hotels Corporation; Gambling industry -- Nevada -- Las Vegas; Hospitality industry -- Nevada -- Las Vegas - Biography; Women executives -- Nevada -- Las Vegas - Biography; Las...
    • Gaming as a corporate enterprise is relatively new in comparison to most other industries. Nevada legalized gambling in 1931, and in the first decades, casinos were small by today's standards. They were normally owned by one or two people or a...
    • Nevada (1886)

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    • Engraved for Gaskell's Atlas of the World. Multi-colored county map of Nevada. Physical relief indicated by hachures. Map detached from Gaskell's Atlas of the World and paged 123. On verso California (northern). Includes only 15 counties,...
    • Northern California (1867)

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    • Engraved for Gaskell's Atlas of the World. Multi-colored county map of northern California. Physical relief indicated by hachures. Map detached from Gaskell's Atlas of the World and paged 124. On verso Nevada.
    • Enjoy the Back Country and Take Care of It!

    • Tahoe Rim Trail (Calif. and Nev.)
    • Lake Tahoe Report Segment #19 - "Recreation Impacts and Trail Use" (Air Date: June 10, 2003). A look at the Tahoe Rim Trail, including tips from representatives from the Tahoe Rim Trail Association about good trail etiquette and maintenance...
    • Drinking Water -- Another Reason to Protect Lake Tahoe

    • Cryptosporidium -- Tahoe, Lake, Region (Calif. and Nev.); Giardia -- Tahoe, Lake, Region (Calif. and Nev.); Water quality -- Tahoe, Lake, Region (Calif. and Nev.)
    • Lake Tahoe Report Segment # 45 - "Giardia and Cryptosporidium In Your Drinking Water" (Air Date: December 9, 2003). Lake Tahoe is considered one of the clearest and cleanest bodies of water in the world. Yet, despite its incredible clarity,...


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    • Animal feeding and nutrition; Feeds;
    • Cooperative effort of the Animal Husbandry Department, Max C. Fleischmann College of Agriculture, the Nevada Agricultural Extesnion Service, and the Nevada Feed Industry.
    • Nevada at the World's Fair

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    • Photograph of a General View of Nevada Mineral Exhibit in West Gallery of Mining Building, in Nevada at the World's Fair, Accompanied by Illustrations of its Home Interests; Copyright, 1893, by J. A. Yerington, Carson City, Nevada; Chicago,...
    • Nevada at the World's Fair

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    • Photograph of a building Stone Exhibit; Nevada Mineral Exhibit, Mining Building, in Nevada at the World's Fair, Accompanied by Illustrations of its Home Interests; Copyright, 1893, by J. A. Yerington, Carson City, Nevada; Chicago, Illinois, 1893
    • Nevada at the World's Fair

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    • Photograph of the State Capitol at Carson City, Nevada, in Nevada at the World's Fair, Accompanied by Illustrations of its Home Interests; Copyright, 1893, by J. A. Yerington, Carson City, Nevada; Chicago, Illinois, 1893
    • Leonard Lowry

    • Veterans Administration Hospital (Reno, Nev.); Lawyers -- Nevada -- Biography
    • The culture and lifestyle of the American Indian have undergone tremendous change since the appearance of the first Euro-American settlers. Leonard Lowry's oral history chronicles some of these changes, from the generation of his great-grandfathers...

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