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    • Nevada Mining Oral History Project

    • Mines and mineral resources -- Nevada -- History; Gold mines and mining -- Nevada -- History; Silver mines and mining -- Nevada -- History; Mining engineers -- Biography
    • This volume stems from the creation in 1997 of the Nevada Mining Oral History Project (NMOHP), focusing on Nevada’s second largest industry—gold and silver mining. The sixteen chroniclers included here recorded more than 60 hours of firsthand...
    • 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,...
    • 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...
    • Counties States and Feds Work Together to Solve Lake's Problems

    • Tahoe, Lake, Watershed (Calif. and Nev.) -- Environmental conditions
    • Lake Tahoe Report Segment #7 - "Working Together"(Air Date: March 18, 2003). Juan Palma, Executive Director of the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency, and Heather Segale from the Lake Tahoe Environmental Education Coalition discuss the regional...
    • 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...
    • Rodney J. Reynolds: A Cold War Politician of Nevada in the Fifties

    • Businessmen -- Nevada -- Reno -- Biography; Nevada -- Politics and government
    • Rodney J. Reynolds was born on July 31, 1912, in Currie, Nevada. The settlement consisted of a one-room school house, a freight house, and a combination general store, post office, meeting place, and saloon. There were also three homes, one of...
    • 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...
    • Leslie Moren: Fifty Years an Elko County Doctor

    • Moren, Leslie, 1914- -- Interviews; Physicians -- Nevada -- Elko County; Physicians -- Nevada -- Elko County -- Biography; Elko County (Nev.) -- History; Elko County (Nev.) -- Biography
    • Intervention by federal and state governments, the growth of corporate practice, and astonishing technical advancements have contributed to increasing impersonalization in medical care. It was not always thus. In 1938, when Dr. Leslie Moren began...
    • Warren d'Azevedo: By Dead Reckoning

    • Anthropologists -- Nevada -- Biography; Washoe Indians -- Great Basin
    • On the occasion of the fiftieth anniversary of the Great Basin Anthropological Conference in Reno, Brian Wallace, Chairman of the Washoe Tribe of Nevada and California, proclaimed October 15, 2005 officially "Warren d'Azevedo Day" in recognition of...
    • Verne Foster and the Nevada Mining Association

    • Nevada Mining Association; Mineral industries -- Nevada -- Biography; Nevada -- Biography
    • Verne Foster was born into a mining family in 1902. Her father, Alex Wise, was the son of a prominent Winnemucca, Nevada, mine owner. As a child she lived with her family in Virginia City, Nevada, where her father was the mining engineer for the C...
    • Not Like a River: A Memoir of an Activist Academic

    • Rusco, Elmer R ; College teachers -- Nevada -- Biography ; Nevada -- Politics and government
    • Elmer Rusco was professor emeritus of the Political Science Department at the University of Nevada, Reno. Readers of this memoir will gain insight into the exceptional scope of Professor Rusco’s contributions, and his extraordinary, lifelong...
    • Lutheran Church

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    • Gothic revival. One-story brick building with basement and high pitch gable roof. Tall corner tower with spire. Gothic arch shape windows with wooden tracery. Massive buttresses. Lancet windows pierce spire. Pinnacles project from roof peaks.
    • Basque Slide Show: Basque Dwelling

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    • Basque Slide Show: Basque Dwelling. These Basque dwellings are made of massive stones and timber. They are three stories. The ground floor is used to stable pigs and horses, the second floor is used as a living space for the family, and the third...
    • The Lake Of The Sky

    • Lake Tahoe (Calif. and Nev.); Tahoe, Lake (Calif. and Nev.)
    • Complete title: The Lake Of The Sky -- Lake Tahoe in the High Sierras of California and Nevada: Its history, Indians, discovery by Fremont, legendary lore, various namings, physical characteristics, glacial phenomena, geology, single outlet,...
    • Fire Safe Councils Invite Citizens to Participate

    • Forests fires -- Environmental aspects -- Tahoe, Lake (Calif. and Nev.); Tahoe, Lake (Calif. and Nev.) -- Fires and fire prevention
    • Lake Tahoe Report Segment #59 - "Fire Safe Council" (Air Date: March 16, 2004). Elwood Miller from the Nevada Fire Safe Council discusses the environmental impact that forest fires can have on the lake (such as causing erosion which leads to...
    • Sugar Pine Foundation

    • White pine -- Diseases and pests -- Tahoe, Lake, Region (Calif. and Nev.); Blister rust -- Tahoe, Lake, Region (Calif. and Nev.)
    • Lake Tahoe Report Segment #123 - "Sugar Pine Foundation" (Air Date: June 28, 2005). John Pickett from the Sugar Pine Foundation discusses that organization's efforts to prevent the spread of White Pine Blister Rust thats planting seedlings from...

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