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    • A Candle in the Night: Basque Studies at the University of Nevada, 1967-2007

    • Douglass, William A; University of Nevada, Reno. Center for Basque Studies – History; Basque Americans -- West (U.S.)
    • 1967 a small Basque studies program was established within the Social Sciences Division of the University of Nevada's Desert Research Institute. As originally conceived, the program's purpose was to study the Basques (who were historically the...
    • 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,...
    • 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...
    • Gaming Regulations in Nevada

    • Nevada Gaming Commission; Nevada -- Biography; Nevada -- History -- 20th century; Nevada -- Politics and government -- Biography; Oral history -- Nevada;
    • Through interviews with 21 individuals with a wide range of firsthand experiences, this oral history project illuminates the evolution of gaming regulation in Nevada. The elimination of organized crime from the state’s casinos might have happened...
    • Clarence Ray: Black Politics and Gaming in Las Vegas, 1920s-1980s

    • Ray, Clarence -- Interviews; African Americans -- Nevada -- Las Vegas; Gamblers -- Nevada -- Las Vegas -- Biography; Gambling -- Nevada -- Las Vegas; Nevada -- Politics and government; Nevada -- Race relations; Las Vegas (Nev.) -- Biography; Las...
    • The oral history of Clarence Ray is the third in a series intended to document the history of the black community in Las Vegas, of which Mr. Ray has been a member since the mid-1920s. The main source of employment for the relatively small black...
    • Woodrow Wilson: Race, Community, and Politics in Las Vegas, 1940s-1980s

    • Wilson, Woodrow, 1915- -- Interviews; African Americans -- Nevada -- Las Vegas -- Interviews; Civil rights -- Nevada -- Las Vegas -- History; Las Vegas (Nev.) -- Biography; Las Vegas (Nev.) -- History; Las Vegas (Nev.) -- Race relations -- History
    • Woodrow Wilson was born in a sawmill town in Mississippi in 1915, the son of a mill worker. His mother owned and operated boarding houses, and the family was somewhat more prosperous than the average black family of that area and time. Following...
    • 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...
    • Sierra Valley Memories with Artie Strang, Frank Dotta and Rita Bradley

    • Strang, Artie, 1900-; Dotta, Frank, 1912-; Bradley, Rita; Women -- West (U.S.) -- Biography; Sierra Valley (Calif.) -- History
    • For almost 150 years life in California's Sierra Valley has been substantially tied to family ranching enterprises, and to exploitation of the forests that rim the valley. When change occurred, it was generally evolutionary and driven by...
    • Noah Smernoff: A Life in Medicine

    • Physicians -- Nevada -- Biography; McGill (Nev.) -- History
    • Noah Smernoff: A Life in Medicine is the initial volume in an oral history series launched with the support of the Great Basin History of Medicine division of the University of Nevada School of Medicine. Noah Smernoff was born in Denver on the...
    • Governor's Day 1970

    • University of Nevada, Reno -- History -- 20th century; College students -- Nevada -- Political activity -- History -- 20th century; Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- Nevada; Kent State Shootings, Kent, Ohio, 1970
    • The word "Vietnam" signifies a country, a war, and for many, a historical marker for a period of cultural revolution. There were significant protests in Reno and Las Vegas, but when the nation's attention was pointed West, it focused mostly on...
    • 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...
    • The Civilian Conservation Corps in Nevada

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    • The 1930’s CCC program, formed in response to the Great Depression, brought 30,000 young, unemployed men from eastern cities and Midwest farms to work solving ecological problems in Nevada. The state was little affected by the 1929 stock market...
    • Filling Up the Geographical Vocabulary of the Country

    • Mining districts -- Nevada -- Storey County
    • The Comstock Papers, written by Henry DeGroot and published in the Mining & Scientific Press during the latter half of 1876, is an important primary source of early Nevada history. In the Comstock Papers, DeGroot describes the original discoveries...
    • Reflection, Recollection, and Change: The Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners

    • Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners; Physicians -- Licenses -- Nevada; Physicians -- Nevada -- Discipline; Medical care -- Nevada -- History; Medicine -- Nevada
    • During 1994-1995, the UNOHP collaborated with the University of Nevada History Department on a project funded by the Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners. Anita Watson, Ph.D. candidate in the History Department, conducted oral history interviews...

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