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21. 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

22. 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

23. 029 H. Clyde Mathews, Jr.: Oral Autobiography of a Modern-Day Baptist Minister: Life in California, Missionary to the Reno-Sparks Indian Colony, Office of Economic Opportunity, Nevada Politics and Civic Affairs Baptists -- Nevada -- Clergy -- Biography; Indians of North America -- Nevada -- Reno; Reno (Nev.) -- Biography H. Clyde Mathews, Jr., was born in California in 1924. He received his education in public schools in California, San Jose State College, and the Berkeley Baptist Divinity School. Mr. Mathews's work and... 1967-1968

24. 097 John R. McCloskey: Seventy Years of Griping: Newspapers, Politics, Government Mineral County independent-news; Journalists -- Nevada -- Biography; Hawthorne (Nev.) -- History John R. "Jack" McCloskey, a native of Goldfield, Nevada, was born in 1911. His parents had left Leadville, Colorado, in the wake of labor violence there. McCloskey attended local schools in Goldfield and... 1976-1977

25. 045 Joseph F. McDonald: The Life of a Newsboy in Nevada Journalists -- Nevada -- Biography; Reno (Nev.) -- Biography; Nevada -- Politics and government Joseph F. McDonald has had an unusually rich and varied life, stretching over almost seventy years of Nevada's history. A native of Colorado, he was born in 1891, and his life initially revolved around... 1970

26. 026 Peter B. Merialdo: Memoirs of a Son of Italian Immigrants, Recorder and Auditor of Eureka County, Nevada State Controller, And Republican Party Worker Nevada -- Politics and government; Eureka (Nev.) -- Biography Peter B. Merialdo was born in Eureka, Nevada, in 1899. The son of an immigrant Italian who established his home in Eureka in the 1870s, Mr. Merialdo grew up in that small central Nevada mining town. Once... 1966-1967

27. 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

28. 080 Ert Moore: Experiences of a Pioneer Educator Educators -- Nevada -- Biography; Teachers -- Nevada -- Biography Ert Moore was born in Indiana in 1902 and spent his early life there. He recounts his early school years and the requirements for graduation. Early in life he decided that teaching would be his career... 1978-1979

29. 051 Dwight A. Nelson: Recollections of My Life and Work in Nevada Education, 1932-1945; and Juvenile Probation and Detention in Washoe County, 1949-1969; A Term as Washoe County Commissioner Probation officers -- Nevada -- Biography; Juvenile probation -- Nevada; Juvenile corrections -- Nevada Dwight A. Nelson was born in Carson Valley in 1911. He has been a teacher, restaurant worker, politician, and the chief juvenile probation officer for Washoe County, Nevada. His concern for and interest... 1970-1971

30. 156 Proceedings of the Nevada Newspaper Conference Nevada -- Newspapers; Nevada -- Newspapers -- History On June 7, 1985, the Special Collections Department of the University of Nevada, Reno held a conference entitled, "Nevada's Newspapers: A Historical Legacy." The conference, sponsored by the National Endowment... 6/7/1985

31. 052 Edward A. Olsen: My Careers as a Journalist in Oregon, Idaho, and Nevada; in Nevada Gaming Control; and at the University of Nevada Nevada. State Gaming Control Board; Journalists -- Nevada -- Biography; Gambling -- Nevada -- Government policy Edward A. Olsen, a native of New York, was born in 1919. He spent nearly his whole life in the West, as a youngster in Colorado, and as a newspaperman in Oregon, Idaho, and Nevada. Mr. Olsen was handicapped... 1967-1969

32. 103 Edward S. Parsons: Charrette! The Life of an Architect Architects -- Nevada -- Biography; Historic buildings -- Nevada -- Conservation and restoration Edward Shier Parsons was born in Tonopah, Nevada, in 1907. He attended schools in Salt Lake City and Reno. Interested in an architectural career from a very early age, Parsons studied his profession at... 1980-1981

33. 039 Peter C. Petersen: Reminiscences of My Work in Nevada Labor, Politics, Post Office, and Gaming Control Nevada -- Biography; Nevada -- Politics and government The life of Peter C. Petersen constitutes an American and Nevada success story. Born in Denmark, circa 1898, he immigrated to the United States in 1915 and arrived in Nevada in 1919. Petersen has had a... 1970

34. 126 Edward L. Pine: Highlights of My Life University of Nevada, Reno -- History; Isbell Construction Company Edward L. Pine was born in 1914, and he is a member of pioneer Nevada mining and business families. He lived as a child in Nevada mining camps of Rawhide, Rochester, and Broken Hills, and later in Hawthorne... 1982

35. 160 Annotated Listing of Resources for the Study of the History of Medicine and Health Care in Nevada Medicine -- Nevada This volume initiates an effort to produce a comprehensive, annotated list of documents, manuscripts, and bound material that could be useful in the study of the history of medicine and health care in... 1990-1991

36. 046 Fred H. Settelmeyer: Recollections of Ranching in Carson Valley, Work as a Nevada State Senator, and Involvement with Western Water Problems Politicians -- Nevada -- Biography; Water resources development -- Nevada; Nevada -- Politics and government Fred H. Settelmeyer, a descendent of German immigrants, was born in Carson Valley in 1892. He and his family engaged in ranching in the western Nevada-eastern California-Douglas County area for more than... 1970

37. 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

38. 047 James M. Slattery: Recollections of a Nevada Politician and Sportsman Legislators -- Nevada -- Biography; Nevada -- Politics and government James M. Slattery, a native of North Dakota, was born in 1907. He became interested in politics and sports at an early age-activities he continued to follow during his later life. Mr. Slattery worked as... 12/10/1970

39. 059 Roger Teglia: Those Were the Days: Dayton, Nevada, Fish and Game Affairs, Agricultural Business, Nevada Politics Nevada. State Dept. of Fish and Game; Conservation of natural resources -- Nevada; Nevada -- Politics and government; Dayton (Nev.) -- History Roger Teglia is a native of Nevada, born in Dayton in 1902. His father and mother, Italian immigrants, worked on farms in the Dayton area, finally acquiring land of their own. Here, Roger Teglia grew to... 1967

40. 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
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