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1. 195 A Family Affair: Harolds Club and the Smiths Remembered Smith, Raymond I., -1967; Smith, Raymond I., -1967 -- Employees -- Interviews; Smith family; Harold's Club (Reno, Nev.) -- History; Casinos -- Nevada -- Employees -- Biography; Casinos -- Nevada -- History; Oral history; Gambling -- Nevada -- History -- 20th century; Gamblers -- Nevada -- Biography A Family Affair is the story of Harolds Club and the remarkable family that owned it. It is also a revealing chronicle of the casino gaming industry’s colorful, vigorous, and sometimes outrageous youth.... 1997-1999

2. 190 A Liberal Conscience: The Oral History of Ralph Denton, Nevadan Denton, Ralph L; Lawyers -- Nevada -- Biography; Agency (Law) -- Nevada -- Biography; Nevada -- Politics and government -- Biography A Liberal Conscience is the life story of a man who wanted to do something for his home state, and did. Ralph Denton is a classic “man behind the scenes.” Although he has practiced law for half a century—first... 1997-1998

3. 095 Alan Bible: Recollection of a Nevada Native Son: The Law, Politics, the Nevada Attorney General's Office, and the United States Senate United States. Congress -- Biography; Lawyers -- Nevada -- Biography; Nevada -- Politics and government Alan Bible was born in Lovelock, Nevada, in 1909. He has had a long, distinguished career in state and national politics. A protege of Senator Patrick McCarran, Bible was successively district attorney... 1977-1978

4. 109 An Interview with Alice Mildred Byrne: A Contribution to a Survey of Life and Structures on the Comstock Virginia City (Nev.) -- History Alice Mildred Hinch Byrne, a native of Virginia City, Nevada, was born September 28, 1908, into a mining family that could trace its roots back two generations on the Comstock. She has lived in the Virginia... 1984

5. 069 Alice Terry: Recollections of a Pioneer: Childhood in Northern Nevada, Work at the University of Nevada, Observations of the University Administration 1922 - 1964, WICHE, and Reno Civic Affairs University of Nevada, Reno -- Presidents; University of Nevada, Reno -- History Alice Terry was born in Cortez, Nevada, in 1901. She attended schools in Reno, and began a career in office work that culminated in her becoming executive secretary to many presidents or acting presidents... 1973

6. 007 An Interview with Amy Gulling Republican Party (Nev.) -- History; Reno (Nev.) -- Biography Mrs. Amy Thompson Gulling is a member of Reno's oldest family. Her grandmother, then a widow with three children, married the town's founder, Myron Lake. Mrs. Gulling's mother had vivid childhood memories... 1965

7. 139 Andrew Ginocchio: The Ascent of Reno Iron Works Reno Iron Works; Industries -- Nevada -- Reno -- History Andrew Ginocchio was born in the northern Italian community of Comuneglia di Ligure on June 29, 1893. His father, Giovanni Ginocchio, traveled to the United States in 1864 at the age of eighteen, and found... 1987

8. 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

9. 150 Barbara Bennett: Mayor of Reno and Community Activist Politicians -- Nevada; Reno (Nev.) -- Politics and government -- Biography; Nevada -- Politics and government -- Biography Barbara Bennett was born in 1923 in Oakland, California. Her oral history begins with a heartbreaking description of her early years there. Despite poverty, ill-treatment and neglect she survived and became... 1988

10. 067 Berkeley L. Bunker: Life and Work of a Southern Nevada Pioneer: Businessman, Funeral Director, Mormon Church Leader, Legislator, U.S. Senator, and Congressman Las Vegas (Nev.) -- Biography Berkeley Lloyd Bunker was a native of Nevada, born in St. Thomas in 1906. The Bunker family pioneered the southern part of what became Nevada as members of an early-day Mormon colonizing effort. Some of... 1971

11. 228 Bruce R. Thompson Lawyers -- Nevada -- Biography; Judges -- Nevada -- Biography; The Honorable Bruce R. Thompson, born July 31, 1911, is a native Nevadan. In his oral history, he describes growing up in Reno on one acre on the Truckee River with cows, chickens, and a vegetable garden.... 1988

12. 198 Bud Beasley: Nevada Educator, Coach, and Athlete Coaches (Athletics) -- Nevada -- Biography Bud Beasley's career as an educator in Reno spanned seventy years. Born in New Mexico in 1910, Beasley soon moved to California, where he graduated from Santa Cruz High School. He came to Reno in 1930... 2001

13. 222 Cameron M. Batjer Nevada. Supreme Court -- Biography; Judges -- Nevada -- Biography; Justice Cameron McVicar Batjer of the Nevada Supreme Court was the native Nevadan son of a pioneer family. Born August 24, 1919 on his grandparents’ ranch in Smith Valley, Nevada, Batjer grew up in a... 2002

14. 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

15. 172 Churchill County Oral History Project: Interviews with Carl F. Dodge, Ira Hamlin Kent, and Myrl Nygren Women -- West (U.S.); Women -- Nevada; Churchill County (Nev.) -- Biography; Churchill County (Nev.) -- History; Fallon (Nev.) -- Biography; Fallon (Nev.) -- History In 1900 Churchill County was Nevada's poorest and least populated county, with fewer than 850 residents. It had no appreciable mining industry, and its arid valleys and basins could not support agriculture.... 1994

16. 149 Clarence K. Jones: From Paperboy to Philanthropist University of Nevada, Reno -- Benefactors; Reno evening gazette; Nevada state journal; Journalists -- Nevada -- Reno -- Biography; Reno (Nev.) -- Biography As student, alumnus and benefactor, Clarence K. Jones has participated in the evolution of the University of Nevada from a small, rustic college into the respected state university that it is today. He... 1988

17. 105 Clarence. J. Thornton: Entrepreneur: Agriculture, Business, Politics Nevada State Fair (Reno, Nev.); Agriculture -- Nevada -- History; Fairs -- Nevada -- Reno Since World War I Clarence J. Thornton has been a participant and spectator in the life of northwestern Nevada. Born in 1898 in San Francisco, he eventually became involved in Nevada ranch work through... 1982

18. 043 Clark J. Guild: Memoirs of Careers with Nevada Bench and Bar, Lyon County Offices, and the Nevada State Museum Nevada State Museum; Judges -- Nevada -- Biography Clark Joseph Guild was born in Nevada in 1887. He is best known for his long career as a district judge and as the founder of the Nevada State Museum. Clark Guild's life was a long, distinguished one.... 1967

19. 193 Cliff Young: Chief Justice, Nevada Supreme Court Nevada. Supreme Court -- Biography; Oral history -- Nevada; Judges -- Nevada -- Biography This oral history with Nevada Supreme Court Justice Cliff Young was completed as part of the Nevada Legal Oral History Project, a cooperative project among the Nevada Judicial Historical Society, the Ninth... 1999

20. 145 Comstock Memories: 1920s - 1960s Oral Histories with: Tyrus R. Cobb, Edward S. Colletti, John A. Zalac, and Mildred B. Giuffra Beebe, Lucius Morris, 1902-1966; Tourism -- Nevada -- Virginia City; Virginia City (Nev.) -- Biography; Virginia City (Nev.) -- History Following the discovery of the Comstock Lode in 1869, miners and speculators rushed into the previously unsettled area, and three new towns quickly sprang up: Gold Hill, Silver City, and Virginia City.... 1984-1985
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