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1. 001 An Interview with Milton Badt Judges -- Nevada -- Biography; Nevada -- Politics and government; Elko County (Nev.) -- History Milton B. Badt, associate justice of the Nevada Supreme Court, was a member of a pioneer Nevada family. His father, Morris Badt, was one of the state's early merchants, arriving in Elko County in 1868.... 1965

2. 003 Charles D. Gallagher: Memoir and Autobiography Photographers -- Biography; Nevada -- Politics and government; White Pine County (Nev.) -- History Charles D. Gallagher, born in 1884, is a native of White Pine County. His father, W. C. Gallagher, established a ranch there early in the state's history. The homestead, in the Duck Creek Valley, came... 1965

3. 004 Royce Aller Hardy: Reminiscence and a Short Autobiography Mining engineers -- Nevada -- Biography; Mines and mineral resources -- Nevada -- History Roy A. Hardy was born in South Dakota in 1886. Having been raised in mining camps, he went to Tonopah and Goldfield in 1905 during their boom days. There, he knew or met many of the leading figures of... 1965

4. 005 Eugenia May Bruns: Old Empire on the Carson River: My Native Town Extinct cities -- Nevada; Educators -- Nevada -- Biography; Educators -- California -- Alpine County -- Biography; Empire (Nev.) -- History; Alpine County (Calif.) -- History Eugenia May Bruns enjoys the distinction of having lived in three Nevada towns that no longer exist. She spent the early years of her life in Empire, a milling town on the Carson River, where she was born... 1965-1966

5. 006 The Life of Alton E. Glass Bankers -- Nevada -- Biography; Banks and banking -- Nevada Alton E. Glass was interested in, or associated with, agriculture nearly all his life. Born in 1893 on a ranch at San Ramon, California, he spent his early childhood on the T. B. Rickey ranch in eastern... 1965

6. 009 James E. Hickey: A Pioneer and Justice of the Peace of Carson Valley Justices of the peace -- Nevada; Douglas County (Nev.) -- Biography James E. Hickey has lived nearly all his life in Carson Valley, Nevada, where he was born in the famous hard winter of 1890. He received his education at the Mottsville school, worked on the family ranch,... 1965

7. 010 Ioannis A. Lougaris: From an Immigrant Boy of Yesterday to the Youth of Today Veterans Administration Hospital (Reno, Nev.); Lawyers -- Nevada -- Biography Emigration to the United States from Greece was chiefly a movement of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. During these decades Greece waged a crusade for the union of Crete, Macedonia, and... 1965

8. 011 The Life of Stanley Marean, Reclamationist Newlands Project (U.S.); Reclamation of land -- Nevada; Fallon (Nev.) -- Biography Stanley R. Marean was born in Washington, D.C., in 1885. He attended the schools of the area, becoming particularly interested in scientific subjects. When he began to consider a career, Marean was offered... 1966

9. 012 Memoirs of Thomas Woodnutt Miller, a Public Spirited Citizen of Delaware and Nevada American Legion -- History; Politicians -- United States -- Biography; Delaware -- Politics and government; Nevada -- Politics and government Thomas W. Miller was born in 1886 in Wilmington, Delaware, a member of one of that state's political families. Miller's own career in politics began when he was still a very young man, and has continued... 1965

10. 013 Earl Wooster: Memoirs of a Nevada Educator Educators -- Nevada -- Biography Education -- Nevada -- History Earl Wooster, born in Oregon in 1893, spent his early years in California. He attended the University of Nevada and prepared himself to become a teacher. Wooster's educational career, which began in Fallon,... 1965

11. 015 Erma O. Godbey: Pioneering in Boulder City, Nevada Boulder City (Nev.) -- Biography; Nevada -- Politics and government Erma O. Godbey was born in 1905 in Colorado, and she spent her early years in the Colorado mining camp of Silverton. After her marriage to Thomas Godbey, she lived in a number of other mining towns, arriving... 1966

12. 017 Katharine M. Riegelhuth: Memoirs of a Pioneer Resident of Eureka and Reno University of Nevada, Reno -- History; Reno (Nev.) -- Biography; Eureka (Nev.) -- Biography Katharine Riegelhuth was born in Germany in 1876. She was taken to the United States when still an infant by her mother, arriving in Eureka, Nevada, during its boom days. There, she grew to young womanhood,... 1966

13. 018 Charles H. Russell: Reminiscences of a Nevada Congressman, Governor, and Legislator Politicians -- Nevada -- Biography; Governors -- Nevada; Nevada -- Politics and government Charles H. Russell was born in Lovelock in 1903. He recounts the details of an active political life in Nevada. He has served Nevada as a member of both houses of the state legislature, a congressman,... 1965-1966

14. 019 Hugh A. Shamberger: Memoirs of a Nevada Engineer and Conservationist Nevada. State Engineer; Engineers -- Nevada -- Biography; Water resources development -- Nevada Hugh A. Shamberger was born in Idaho in 1900. He attended schools in the Payette region and graduated from Stanford University with an engineering degree. He worked at surveying and engineering jobs in... 1965-1966

15. 020 Tate Williams: Reminiscences of a Son of Eureka Pioneers, A Reno Civic Leader, and Manager of the Nevada Retail Merchants Association Merchants -- Nevada -- Biography; Reno (Nev.) -- Biography; Eureka (Nev.) -- Biography Tate Williams, a son of pioneer Cornish immigrants, was born in Eureka, Nevada, in 1893. The famous Cornish-Welsh "Cousin Jack" miners contributed much to the colorful life of the western mining camps,... 1966

16. 021 Norman H. Biltz: Memoirs of "Duke of Nevada": Developments of Lake Tahoe, California and Nevada; Reminiscences of Nevada Political and Financial Life Real estate agents -- Nevada -- Biography; Nevada -- Politics and government Norman H. Biltz was born in Connecticut in 1902. Moving west as a young man, he worked at a number of jobs before finding a profession in real estate promotion and development in California and Nevada,... 1967

17. 022 Minnie P. Blair: Days Remembered of Folsom and Placerville, California; Banking and Fanning in Goldfield, Tonopah, and Fallon, Nevada Businesswomen -- Nevada -- Biography; Fallon (Nev.) -- Biography Minnie P. (Nichols) Blair was born in California in 1886. She spent her early years in Folsom and Placerville. She arrived in Nevada in 1909, the bride of Ernest W. Blair, a banker in Goldfield. The Blairs... 1966-1967

18. 023 Elbert B. Edwards: Memoirs of a Southern Nevada Educator, Scion of an Early Mormon Pioneer Family Educators -- Nevada -- Biography; Mormons -- Nevada -- Biography Born in 1907 into one of the first families to settle in eastern Nevada, Elbert Edwards constitutes a link with a little-known phase of the pioneer past of southern Nevada. A member of the Church of Jesus... 1966

19. 024 George Hardman: Memoirs of Pioneer Work with the University of Nevada Agricultural Experiment Stations at Reno and Las Vegas, Nevada, and the U. S. Soil Conservation Service United States. Soil Conservation Service; Soil scientists -- Nevada -- Biography; Soil conservation -- Nevada George Hardman, a native of Oregon, was born near Prairie City in 1890. The son of a farmer, Mr. Hardman studied for a career in agriculture, receiving a master’s degree from Oregon Agricultural College... 1967

20. 025 Lester J. Hilp: Reminiscences of a White Pine County Native, Reno Pharmacy Owner, and Civic Leader Pharmacists -- Nevada -- Biography Lester J. Hilp was born in White Pine County, Nevada, in 1891. His father, Sol Hilp, was a pioneer of the region, serving Mineral City, Ely, Ward, and Taylor, Nevada, as merchant, stage and freight line... 1965-1967
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