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    • An Interview with William J. Moore

    • Last Frontier Hotel (Las Vegas, Nev.); Las Vegas (Nev.) -- Biography
    • William J. Moore, Jr., was born in Lane City, Texas, on July 17, 1913. Within the year his family moved to Oklahoma where Moore was educated. Voted most likely to succeed by his classmates, he was graduated from Oklahoma A & M with a degree in...
    • Frank W. Daykin

    • Lawyers -- Nevada -- Biography;
    • Frank W. Daykin, born October 28, 1920 in Cleveland, Ohio, found his way to Nevada after law school and solo practice, and ultimately reshaped the way Nevada legislative law is read. An only child of a doctor and a teacher, Daykin aspired to teach...
    • Edward L. Pine: Highlights of My Life

    • University of Nevada, Reno -- History; Isbell Construction Company
    • Edward L. Pine was born in 1914, and he is a member of pioneer Nevada mining and business families. He lived as a child in Nevada mining camps of Rawhide, Rochester, and Broken Hills, and later in Hawthorne and Reno. For a time, he was a resident...
    • Edwin Cantlon: A Surgeon Cowboy Rides Down Memory Lane

    • Physicians -- Nevada -- Biography
    • This oral history of Dr. Edwin Cantlon encompasses the life of a fascinating individual, who in his eighty plus years has experienced enormous changes in the social and economic structure of Nevada and the United States, as well as in the essential...
    • 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...
    • 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,...
    • Harry Eugene Claiborne

    • Lawyers -- Nevada -- Biography;
    • The life of Harry Eugene Claiborne, born July 2, 1917, had many chapters, from a rural childhood in McRae, Arkansas, to the neon lights of Las Vegas, Nevada; it was a varied life that would eventually put him in the crosshairs of a federal Strike...
    • ASUN President Eugene C. Mastroianni, 1943

    • Faculty, Administration, and Other People; Student Life;
    • Eugene C. Mastroianni was commissioned as a lieutenant in the Army Signal Corps on November 8, 1943. He was also ASUN President and a member of ASUN Senate, Lambda Chi Alpha, Blue Key, Scabbard & Blade, Coffin & Key, and the ROTC.
    • Lincoln Highway

    • mural paintings; street art; spray painting; paintings (visual works); acrylic paintings (visual works); portraits
    • Artist Joe C. Rock combines United States history with the history of Nevada in this mural that was commissioned to celebrate the Historic Lincoln Highway. Abraham Lincoln appears on the left side of the mural, leading to the Nevada flag and then...
    • Lincoln Highway

    • mural paintings; street art; spray painting; paintings (visual works); acrylic paintings (visual works)
    • Artist Joe C. Rock combines United States history with the history of Nevada in this mural that was commissioned to celebrate the Historic Lincoln Highway. Abraham Lincoln appears on the left side of the mural, leading to the Nevada flag and then...
    • Lincoln Highway

    • mural paintings; street art; spray painting; paintings (visual works); acrylic paintings (visual works); portraits
    • Artist Joe C. Rock combines United States history with the history of Nevada in this mural that was commissioned to celebrate the Historic Lincoln Highway. Abraham Lincoln appears on the left side of the mural, leading to the Nevada flag and then...
    • Lincoln Highway

    • mural paintings; street art; spray painting; paintings (visual works); acrylic paintings (visual works)
    • Artist Joe C. Rock combines United States history with the history of Nevada in this mural that was commissioned to celebrate the Historic Lincoln Highway. Abraham Lincoln appears on the left side of the mural, leading to the Nevada flag and then...

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