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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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Edward S. Parsons: Charrette! The Life of an Architect

    • Architects -- Nevada -- Biography; Historic buildings -- Nevada -- Conservation and restoration
    • Edward Shier Parsons was born in Tonopah, Nevada, in 1907. He attended schools in Salt Lake City and Reno. Interested in an architectural career from a very early age, Parsons studied his profession at the University of Southern California and...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • The Back of Time

    • Artists' books -- United States
    • 1 v. (unpaged) : all col. ill. ; 38 cm; One of 25 copies made at Ricochet Works near Concord, Mich; Title from portfolio; Consists of 15 multiple thickness sheets of Rives BFK and Moriki papers bound front and back in a non-adhesive binding...
    • Painting the 'N' on Peavine Mountain, 1922

    • Student Life; Traditions, Ceremonies, and Events;
    • Students pose together on Peavine Mountain to paint the 'N with the following people pictured here left to right: Alden D. Hunting, Frances Humphrey, Evalyn Nelson, Gilberta Turner, William M. Esser. The caption on the image reads, "Painting of the...
    • Painting the 'N' on Peavine Mountain, 1922

    • Student Life; Traditions, Ceremonies, and Events;
    • This view shows students walking up to the 'N' as they get ready to paint it. The caption on the image reads, "Painting of the N, Sept. 30, 1922" (photographic print, 3 x 5.5 inches).
    • Painting the 'N' on Peavine Mountain, 1944

    • Around Campus; Student Life; Traditions, Ceremonies, and Events;
    • The Food Committee for "Painting the 'N'" group is pictured here with a truck: Teddy Hicks, Gloria Mapes, Jack Deininger, Laurel Tuttle and Ruth Armstrong. The caption on the image reads, "Packing the Lunch - Teddie Hicks, Jack Deininger, Ruth,...
    • Lai King Chew: The Cosmo Club and Reno's Chinese Community

    • Chinese Americans -- Nevada -- Reno -- History -- Interviews; Reno (Nev.) -- History
    • Between 1849 and 1876 the population of Chinese immigrants coming to the U.S. swelled to 151,000. Beset by war and famine at home, the Chinese were attracted to the promise of gold in the Western United States. Called - coolies, - the Chinese...
    • An Interview with Amy Gulling

    • Republican Party (Nev.) -- History; Reno (Nev.) -- Biography
    • Mrs. Amy Thompson Gulling is a member of Reno's oldest family. Her grandmother, then a widow with three children, married the town's founder, Myron Lake. Mrs. Gulling's mother had vivid childhood memories of crossing half the continent from...

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