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Oral history interview with Mabel Wright Paulina

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TitleOral history interview with Mabel Wright Paulina
MP3 file nameUNR35.mp3
Oral History RecorderWheat, Margaret M., 1908-1988
Year Recorded6/3/1964
Summary/DescriptionDiscussion of living on the chicken ranch near Dead Ox on the Truckee River; the 1916 earthquake in Pleasant Valley; fences made of willow; how two old women walked from Lovelock to Wadsworth, Nevada; how Winnemucca got his name; and the fighting between the Paiutes and the Pitt River Indians. Recorded while en route to Rye Patch Dam, Pershing County, Nevada. Images displayed may or may not have been altered from the originals for reference purposes. Fully described version of photo:, 80
SubjectPaiute Indians
Paiute women
Indians of North America -- Nevada
Indians of North America -- Great Basin
Paiute Indians -- Wars
Earthquakes -- Nevada -- Pleasant Valley (Pershing County)
Farms -- Nevada
CollectionMargaret Wheat Papers
Electronic PublisherSpecial Collections Department, University of Nevada, Reno Libraries
Date Digital2006
Ordering and Permissions InformationCopyright to the audio resources in the Margaret Wheat Papers is held by the Special Collections Department, University of Nevada-Reno Libraries and is provided here for educational purposes only. They may not be downloaded, reproduced, or distributed in any format without written permission of the Special Collections Deprtment, University of Nevada-Reno Libraries. Any attempt to circumvent the access controls placed on the files is a violation of United States and international copyright laws, and is subject to criminal prosecution. Please see: To purchase copies of images and/or obtain permission information, please see
Digitization SpecificationsMaster file: audio/wav; 714,688,430 bytes; 45 minutes, 1 seconds.

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DonorMargaret Wheat
Resource TypeSound
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SourceOriginal version: Reel-to-reel tape in the Margaret Wheat Collection, Interview no. 35.
RelationRequires Windows Media Player
Contributing InstitutionUniversity of Nevada, Reno

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