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81. 194 My Father's Son: A Gaming Memoir of Pete Cladianos Cladianos, Pete, 1929- ; Gambling -- Nevada -- Reno -- History Casino gambling (or “gaming,” as the industry prefers) was made legal in Nevada by the state legislature’s passage in 1931 of AB 98, the Casino Gaming Act. Initially, the majority of Nevada casinos... 2000

82. 197 Not Like a River: A Memoir of an Activist Academic Rusco, Elmer R ; College teachers -- Nevada -- Biography ; Nevada -- Politics and government Elmer Rusco was professor emeritus of the Political Science Department at the University of Nevada, Reno. Readers of this memoir will gain insight into the exceptional scope of Professor Rusco’s contributions,... 2004

83. 162 Playing the Cards that Are Dealt: Mead Dixon, the Law and Casino Gaming Dixon, Mead, 1919- ; Lawyers -- Nevada -- Biography; Casinos -- Law and legislation -- Nevada -- History; Gambling -- Nevada -- History In Playing the Cards That Are Dealt, the reader will encounter forty years of casino gaming history as lived and observed by one of the industry’s most respected figures. L. Mead Dixon began practicing... 1992

84. 208 Robert Faiss: Gaming Regulation and Gaming Law in Nevada Faiss, Robert D; Sawyer, Grant, 1918-1996; Nevada Gaming Commission; Nevada. State Gaming Control Board; Gambling -- Law and legislation -- Nevada; Gambling -- Government policy -- Nevada; Gambling -- Nevada -- History -- 20th century; Nevada -- Politics and government -- 20th century No attorney has played a greater role in the rise of the casino industry and how it is regulated than has Robert D. Faiss. In this oral memoir, Faiss gives an eloquent, eyewitness account of crucial events... 2002

85. 216 We Were All Athletes: Women’s Athletics and Title IX at the University of Nevada University of Nevada, Reno -- Sports -- History; United States. Education Amendments of 1972. Title IX; Women athletes -- Interviews; College sports for women -- Nevada -- History From intramurals to intercollegiate competition, the University of Nevada has long offered its students the opportunity to pursue their love of athletics along with their studies. However, for many years,... 2007-2008

86. 202 Through the Glass Ceiling: A Life in Nevada Politics Wagner, Sue, 1940-; Politicians -- Nevada -- Biography; Women -- Nevada -- Biography; Women -- Political activity -- Nevada; Oral history; Nevada -- Politics and government -- 20th century Through the Glass Ceiling—A Life in Nevada Politics is the oral history of Sue Wagner, who served in the assembly in the 1970s, in the senate in the 1980s, and was elected lieutenant governor in 1991,... 2000-2003

87. 215 Tell 'Em Where You Got It!: Interviews with Robert L. McDonald and Colleagues Robert (Bob) L. McDonald, a native of Reno, Nevada, was born on South Virginia Street in 1920. His mother, Leola Lewis McDonald, and father, Joseph F. McDonald, Sr., were involved in the newspaper business.... 2006-2007

88. 217 Nevada Mining Oral History Project Mines and mineral resources -- Nevada -- History; Gold mines and mining -- Nevada -- History; Silver mines and mining -- Nevada -- History; Mining engineers -- Biography This volume stems from the creation in 1997 of the Nevada Mining Oral History Project (NMOHP), focusing on Nevada’s second largest industry—gold and silver mining. The sixteen chroniclers included... 1996-1999; 2005

89. 220 Women's Athletics at the University of Nevada University of Nevada, Reno -- Sports -- History; United States. Education Amendments of 1972. Title IX; Women athletes -- Interviews; College sports for women -- Nevada -- History The Women’s Athletics oral history project began in 2005 with the decision of Pack PAWS—the longstanding booster, fundraising, and watchdog organization for the University of Nevada women’s intercollegiate... 2007-2008

90. 218 The Cultural Side of Reno Through interviews with 30 community members, conducted between 2009 and 2011, “The Cultural Side of Reno” explores the growth and development of Northern Nevada’s cultural and artistic landscape.... 2011

91. 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

92. 223 Peter I. Breen Judges -- Nevada -- Biography; Lawyers -- Nevada -- Biography; Peter I. Breen, born November 8, 1939, is a third-generation lawyer and judge, named after his grandfather, Peter Breen, and his father, Peter Breen. Born in Reno and raised in Goldfield and Tonopah, where... 2003

93. 230 Harry Eugene Claiborne Lawyers -- Nevada -- Biography; The life of Harry Eugene Claiborne, born July 2, 1917, had many chapters, from a rural childhood in McRae, Arkansas, to the neon lights of Las Vegas, Nevada; it was a varied life that would eventually... 2002-2003

94. 224 Frank W. Daykin Lawyers -- Nevada -- Biography; Frank W. Daykin, born October 28, 1920 in Cleveland, Ohio, found his way to Nevada after law school and solo practice, and ultimately reshaped the way Nevada legislative law is read. An only child of a... 2004

95. 226 E.M. “Al” Gunderson Nevada. Supreme Court -- Biography; Lawyers -- Nevada -- Biography; Elmer Millard “Al” Gunderson was born August 9, 1929 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. His oral history skips around in time and place as he bounced from high school to high school, finally obtaining a GED;... 2002

96. 229 Procter R. Hug, Jr. Judges -- Nevada -- Biography; Procter Ralph Hug Jr., Senior U.S. Circuit Judge for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, was born March 11, 1931, in Reno, Nevada. He has made a lasting mark on Nevada’s institutional, legal,... 1995-1996; 2008

97. 227 Herbert M. Jones Lawyers -- Nevada -- Biography; Herbert M. Jones, born July 22, 1914 in Phillipsburg, Missouri, was a founding partner of the Jones Vargas Law Firm. His father, an oil-drilling superintendent, moved the family to Sumatra, Indonesia,... 2004

98. 225 Howard D. McKibben Judges -- Nevada -- Biography; Born April 1, 1940, in Virginia, Illinois, Howard McKibben lived at The Baby Fold orphanage in Normal, Illinois, until 1942, when he and his sister, Marian, were adopted by James and Bernice McKibben.... 2005-2006; 2008

99. 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
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