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    • Through the Glass Ceiling: A Life in Nevada Politics

    • Wagner, Sue, 1940-; Politicians -- Nevada -- Biography; Women -- Nevada -- Biography; Women -- Political activity -- Nevada; Oral history; Nevada -- Politics and government -- 20th century
    • Through the Glass Ceiling—A Life in Nevada Politics is the oral history of Sue Wagner, who served in the assembly in the 1970s, in the senate in the 1980s, and was elected lieutenant governor in 1991, serving one term. She became involved in...
    • University of Nevada, Reno, Oral History, 1971-72

    • Albright, Laurie; Barmettler, Edmund R; Barnes, Roberta; Basta, Samuel M; Bradford, John; Burnside, Alan; Carpenter, Kenneth J; Caudle, Sheila; Cotton, George; Crowley, Joseph N., 1933-; Davis, Emerson S; Del Papa, Frankie Sue, 1949-; Dickstein,...
    • Volume Two in this series contains sixteen interviews of members of the University of Nevada, Reno community, in a joint project conducted by the Oral History Program and University Archives. Those interviewed were: Robert E. McDonough, president,...
    • Dwayne Kling: Luck is the Residue of Design

    • Casinos -- Nevada -- Employees -- Biography; Gambling -- Nevada -- History
    • Dwayne Kling's career is a story of hard work, a desire to be the best, and opportunity. Dwayne came to Nevada as a semi-pro baseball player, playing for Harrah's Club, in the summer of 1947. He was between his first and second year of college at...
    • A Family Affair: Harolds Club and the Smiths Remembered

    • Smith, Raymond I., -1967; Smith, Raymond I., -1967 -- Employees -- Interviews; Smith family; Harold's Club (Reno, Nev.) -- History; Casinos -- Nevada -- Employees -- Biography; Casinos -- Nevada -- History; Oral history; Gambling -- Nevada --...
    • A Family Affair is the story of Harolds Club and the remarkable family that owned it. It is also a revealing chronicle of the casino gaming industry’s colorful, vigorous, and sometimes outrageous youth. Nevada’s legislature legalized casino...
    • Every Light Was On: Bill Harrah and His Clubs Remembered

    • Harrah, William; Harrah, William -- Friends and associates -- Interviews; Harrah, William -- Employees -- Interviews; Casinos -- Nevada -- Employees -- Biography; Casinos -- Nevada -- History; Oral history; Gambling -- Nevada -- History -- 20th...
    • Casino gambling (or “gaming,” as the industry prefers) was made legal in Nevada by an act of the state legislature in 1931. Early casinos in Nevada were rough-and-tumble businesses still deeply rooted in the frontier ethos from which gaming had...
    • 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...
    • Divide Mining District (1919)

    • Mining districts -- Nevada -- Esmeralda County -- Maps; Mines and mineral resources -- Nevada -- Esmeralda County -- Maps
    • 1 map : col. ; 65 x 45 cm. or smaller; Relief shown by hachures; Scale: 1 1/2" = 5000 feet; Includes index of mining companies in the district
    • Ely Range  (1921)

    • Lincoln County (Nev.) -- Maps, Topographic; Nevada -- Maps, Topographic
    • 1 map : col. ; 65 x 45 cm. or smaller; Relief shown by contours and spot heights; Title supplied by cataloger; Edition of 1921 ; Contour interval 50 feet. Datum is mean sea level; Scale 1:48,000; (W114°30--W114°15/N38°00--N37°45)
    • Ely Special (1907)

    • Mining districts -- Nevada -- White Pine County -- Maps; White Pine County (Nev.) -- Maps, Topographic; Nevada -- Maps, Topographic
    • 1 map : col. ; 76 x 102 cm. or smaller; Relief shown by contours and spot heights; Surveyed in 1906; Edition of Feb. 1907; Contour interval 50 feet. Datum is mean sea level; Scale 1:30,000; (W115°2'30"--W114°53/N39°18--N39°14)
    • Eugene Mountains (1939)

    • Humboldt County (Nev.) -- Maps, Topographic; Pershing County (Nev.) -- Maps, Topographic; Nevada -- Maps, Topographic
    • 1 map : col. ; 65 x 45 cm. or smaller; Relief shown by contours and spot heights; Title supplied by cataloger; Surveyed in 1939; Contour interval 50 feet. Datum is mean sea level; Scale 1:62,500; Polyconic proj. (W118°15--W118°00/N40°55--N40°40)
    • Eureka Mining District (1931)

    • Mining districts -- Nevada -- Eureka County -- Maps; Mines and mineral resources -- Nevada -- Eureka County -- Maps; Eureka County (Nev.) -- Maps, Topographic; Nevada -- Maps, Topographic
    • 1 map : col. ; 90 x 45 cm. or smaller; Relief shown by contours and spot height; Title supplied by cataloger; Contour interval 25 feet. Datum is mean sea level; Scale 1:24,000; Polyconic proj. (W116°01--W115°56/N39°32--N39°26)
    • Fish Springs (1910)

    • Juab County (Utah) -- Maps, Topographic; Utah -- Maps, Topographic
    • 1 map : col. ; 65 x 45 cm. or smaller; Relief shown by contours and spot heights; Title supplied by cataloger; Edition of June 1910, reprinted 1943; Surveyed in 1908; Contour interval 100 feet. Datum is mean sea level; Scale 1:250,000; Polyconic...
    • Furnace Creek (1908)

    • Inyo County (Calif.) -- Maps, Topographic; California -- Maps, Topographic; Nye County (Nev.) -- Maps, Topographic; Nevada -- Maps, Topographic
    • 1 map : col. ; 65 x 45 cm. or smaller; Relief shown by contours and spot heights; Title supplied by cataloger;Edition of Mar. 1908; Surveyed in 1905-1906; Contour interval 100 feet. Datum is mean sea level; Scale 1:250,000...
    • Furnace Creek (1910, Rp. 1930)

    • Inyo County (Calif.) -- Maps, Topographic; California -- Maps, Topographic; Nye County (Nev.) -- Maps, Topographic
    • 1 map : col. ; 65 x 45 cm. or smaller; Relief shown by contours and spot heights; Title supplied by cataloger; Surveyed in 1905-1906; Edition of Apr. 1910, reprinted 1930; Contour interval 100 feet. Datum is mean sea level; Scale 1:250,000;...
    • Lida (1913)

    • Esmeralda County (Nev.) -- Maps, Topographic; Nye County (Nev.) -- Maps, Topographic; Nevada -- Maps, Topographic; California -- Maps, Topographic
    • 1 map : col.; 65 x 45 cm. or smaller; Relief shown by contours and spot heights; Title supplied by cataloger; Surveyed in 1897-98, 1905, and 1911; Edition of 1913; Contour interval 100 feet. Datum is mean sea level. Scale 1:250,000...

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