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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....
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...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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,...
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,...
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...
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,...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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