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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...
    • Ansari Business Building, 2005

    • Academics; Around Campus;
    • A scenic photograph shows a view of the backside of the Ansari Business Building. The Ansari Business Building, named for Professor of Management Nazir Ansari, was completed in 1982. The completion allowed the College of Business to move from...
    • Noble H. Getchell Library, ca. 1965

    • Around Campus;
    • This view shows the backside of the Getchell Library. The caption on the image reads, "Patio area of the Getchell Library" (photographic print, 8 x 10 inches). The Noble H. Getchell Library was completed in 1961 and opened in early 1962 to make...
    • President's House, ca. 1950

    • Around Campus; Faculty, Administration, and Other People;
    • This view shows the backside of the on-campus President's House. The President’s House was built in 1900 and stood at the southeast part of the Quad, to the left of where Morrill Hall and the south of where Mackay Science are located today. This...
    • Morrill Hall and John Mackay Statue, 2001

    • This view of shows the backside of the John Mackay Statue and Morrill Hall seen from the north end of the Quad. The Mackay Statue was placed in front of the Mackay School of Mines during its opening in 1908. Clarence Mackay, a great benefactor...
    • Proceedings of the Nevada Newspaper Conference

    • Nevada -- Newspapers; Nevada -- Newspapers -- History
    • On June 7, 1985, the Special Collections Department of the University of Nevada, Reno held a conference entitled, "Nevada's Newspapers: A Historical Legacy." The conference, sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities, was a component of...
    • Lander County Oral History Project

    • Lander County (Nev.) -- Biography; Lander County (Nev.) -- History
    • In January 1993 oral historian Sylvia Arden was hired by the Lander County Board of Commissioners to interview the remaining long-time residents of Lander County to preserve the history of the region and provide information for a socio-economic...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Tap Dancing on Ice: The Life and Times of a Nevada Gaming Pioneer

    • Douglass, Jack, 1910-; Casinos -- Nevada -- Employees -- Biography; Gambling -- Nevada -- History
    • In 1931 gambling had been technically illegal in the state since 1910, but it was nonetheless going on more or less openly at the margins of Nevada society. In Reno Bill Graham and Jim McKay operated the Bank Club in the basement of the Golden...
    • Silver Peak: Never A Ghost Town

    • Silver mines and mining -- Nevada -- Silver Peak Range Wilderness -- History; Mines and mineral resources -- Nevada -- Silver Peak Range Wilderness -- History; Silver Peak Range Wilderness (Nev.) -- History; Nevada -- History -- 20th century
    • This is the story of Silver Peak, a small mining community in Esmeralda County, Nevada. As with many towns tied to mining, it has suffered the booms and busts that are inherent in the industry, but the difference with Silver Peak is that it has...
    • The Cultural Side of Reno

    • Through interviews with 30 community members, conducted between 2009 and 2011, “The Cultural Side of Reno” explores the growth and development of Northern Nevada’s cultural and artistic landscape. This project is the product of an innovative...
    • Blocking the Steward Experience Out: An Interview with Carlene Burton

    • Native Americans; Indians of North America--Nevada; Indians of North America--Education
    • Interview of Carlene (Jackson) Burton by Terri McBride, transcribed by Barbara L. Zeigler. Carlene is a Western Shoshone woman born in Schurz, Nevada. She attended Stewart Indian School in the late 1950s for one semester, when she was fourteen. Her...


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