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    • An Interview with Morton Saiger

    • Last Frontier Hotel (Las Vegas, Nev.); Las Vegas (Nev.) -- Biography
    • Morton "Mort" Saiger was born in 1903 and raised in a Jewish ghetto in Poland. He fled the country at the close of 1920 to avoid military service, and came to the United States. Other family members had preceded him several years before, and he...
    • Surprised by Persistence: Ethnographers Among the Washoe

    • Anthropologists -- Nevada -- Biography; Washoe Indians; Washoe Indians -- Biography; Washoe Indians -- Great Basin; Indians of North America -- Great Basin;
    • Ten ethnographers, whose combined field work among the Washoe people of Nevada and California span nearly 30 years (1937-1965), share their life histories and reflect on the discipline of anthropology and what inspired them to become ethnographers,...
    • Lahontan Cutthroat Trout Restoration at Fallen Leaf Lake

    • Cutthroat trout -- California -- Fallen Leaf Lake; Cutthroat trout -- Tahoe, Lake, Region (Calif. and Nev.)
    • Lake Tahoe Report Segment #122 - "Lahontan Cutthroat Trout Restoration at Fallen Leaf Lake" (Air Date: June 21, 2005). Brant Allen from the Tahoe Environmental Research Center discusses the work being done to repopulate the Lahontan Cutthroat Trout.
    • Harry Hawkins: Douglas-Alpine History

    • Washoe Indians; Alpine County (Calif.) -- Biography; Douglas County (Nev.) -- Biography
    • Harry Hawkins was born in Alpine County, California, in 1881. His grandparents were among the earliest settlers in the area of Woodfords, on the property where Mr. Hawkins still resides. His home, which he calls "the castle of mystery," is a...
    • 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...
    • An Oral History of the Midtown District, Reno, Nevada

    • Businessmen -- Nevada -- Biography; Businessmen -- Nevada -- Reno -- Biography; Businesswomen -- Nevada -- Biography; Reno (Nev.) -- Biography; Reno (Nev.) -- History;
    • The Midtown History Project, of which these oral histories are a component, was initiated by the Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County (RTC) in 2015 as part of its Virginia Street Bus RAPID Transit Extension Project. That broader...
    • E.R. Smith map of Lake Tahoe & vicinity (1963)

    • Tahoe, Lake, Region (Calif. and Nev.) -- Maps; Lake Tahoe (Calif. and Nev.) -- Maps
    • col. ; 54 x 41 cm; scale [ca. 1:90, 000]; relief shown by shading and spot heights ; depths shown by soundings; originally copyrighted in 1947; diagram of major highways entering the Lake Tahoe region and descriptive text on verso that discusses...
    • New Water Quality Planning Tool for Tahoe: The TMDL

    • Water -- Pollution -- Total maximum daily load; Water quality -- Standards; Water quality management -- Tahoe, Lake (Calif. and Nev.)
    • Lake Tahoe Report Segment #48 - "Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL)" (Air Date: December 30, 2003). Dave Roberts from the Lahontan Water Resource Board discusses the role of secci disk technology in measuring the amount of sediment and other...
    • State Road Departments Help Protect Water Quality While Keeping Roads Safe

    • Roads -- Snow and ice control -- Environmental aspects -- Tahoe, Lake, Region (Calif. and Nev.)
    • Lake Tahoe Report Segment #49 - "NDOT Winter Snow Removal and Efforts to Reduce Impacts to Water Qualityl" (Air Date: January 6, 2004). Thor Dyson from the Nevada Department of Transportation discusses how technology and different grades of sand...
    • Tahoe Goes High Tech with TIIMS

    • Tahoe Interagency Information Management System; Water quality -- Tahoe, Lake (Calif. and Nev.)
    • Lake Tahoe Report Segment #50 – "Tahoe Interagency Information Management System (TIIMS)" (Air Date January 13, 2004). Tricia York from the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency discusses the The Tahoe Integrated Information Management System, or TIIMS,...
    • Wildlife Copes with Winter

    • Cold adaptation; Winter --Tahoe, Lake (Calif. and Nev.)
    • Lake Tahoe Report #52 - "Wildlife in the Winter" (Air Date: January 27, 2004). Shawn Espinosa from the Nevada Division of Wildlife discusses wildlife adaption during the winter.
    • Outdoor Classrooms Can Help Kids Do Better on School Tests

    • Outdoor education -- Tahoe, Lake, Region (Calif. and Nev.); Outdoor recreation for children -- Tahoe, Lake, Region (Calif. and Nev.)
    • Lake Tahoe Report Segment #56 - "Great Basin Outdoor School" (Air Date: February 24, 2004). Sue Jacox, president of the Great Basin Outdoor School discusses how Camp Gallilee on the east shore of Lake Tahoe brings in 5th and 6th graders for...
    • Air Quality Effects our Health the Lake's Health

    • Air quality monitoring stations -- Tahoe, Lake, Region (Calif. and Nev.)
    • Lake Tahoe Report Segment #57 - "Air Quality Monitoring Stations" (Air Date: March 2, 2004). Jennifer Quashnick from the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency discusses how researchers monitor daily weather and pollution patterns, not just for the Lake...


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