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1. 094 Rufus W. Adams: The Historic Adams Ranch Ranchers -- Nevada -- Biography; Carson River Valley (Nev.); Genoa (Nev.) Rufus W. Adams, a descendant of some of the earliest pioneers of Carson Valley, Nevada, was born in 1914. His grandfather, John Quincy Adams, arrived in Genoa in the 1850s to establish a ranch home that... 1981-1982

2. 106 Arnold R. Trimmer: Reminiscences of the Number One Ranch in Carson Valley, Nevada Ranchers -- Nevada -- Biography; Genoa (Nev.) -- Biography; Carson River Valley (Nev.) -- History Arnold R. Trimmer, a native of California, spent nearly his entire life in Carson Valley. His parents moved from Diamond Valley, California, to the historic Frey ranch at the outskirts of Genoa in 1909,... 1981-1982

3. 108 An Interview with Bernice Auchoberry: A Contribution to a Survey of Life in Carson Valley, From First Settlement Through the 1950s Washoe Indians -- Biography; Carson River Valley (Nev.) -- History Bernice Auchoberry, a Washoe, was born in 1914, near the end of a fifty-year period during which many Washoe families lived and worked on ranches owned by whites, scattered throughout the valley. Her father... 4/3/1984

4. 110 An Interview with Grace Melissa Dangberg: A Contribution to a Survey of Life in Carson Valley, from First Settlement through the 1950s. Washoe Indians; Carson River Valley (Nev.) -- Biography When Heinrich Friedrich Dangberg settled in Carson Valley in 1856 he was among a mere handful of people residing there who were engaged in commerce or agriculture. The valley first had been entered by... 6/26/1984

5. 112 An Interview with Fred Dressler: A Contribution to a Survey of Life in Carson Valley, from First Settlement through the 1950s. Ranchers -- Nevada -- Biography; Washoe Indians; Carson River Valley (Nev.) -- History Carson Valley is a level plain eighteen miles in width lying along a thirty-mile stretch of the Carson River in west central Nevada. Bounded on the east by the Pine Nut Range and to the west by the towering... 4/10/1984

6. 113 An Interview with Marvin Dressler and Ted Sallee: A Contribution to a Survey of Life in Carson Valley, from First Settlement through the 1950s Washoe Indians -- Biography; Carson River Valley (Nev.) -- History During the second and third decades of the twentieth century, the Washoe occupants of Carson Valley began deserting homes on property owned by ranchers who employed them to congregate on land south of... 6/13/1984

7. 121 An Interview with Winona James: A Contribution to a Survey of Life in Carson Valley, from First Settlement through the 1950s Washoe Indians -- Biography; Carson River Valley (Nev.) -- History When white families began settling in Carson Valley in the 1850s, they encountered little opposition from the indigenous population. The Washoe were a gentle people, neither skilled in warfare nor given... 6/14/1984

8. 130 An Interview with Frank Yparraguirre: A Contribution to a Survey of Life and Structures on the Comstock Ranch life -- Nevada -- Carson River Valley; Basques -- Nevada; Carson River Valley (Nev.) -- Biography Americans of Basque ancestry figure prominently in the history of Nevada. Sheepherding and innkeeping are the activities most commonly associated with the state's Basques in the mind of the general public,... 5/22/1984
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