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1. 130 An Interview with Frank Yparraguirre: A Contribution to a Survey of Life and Structures on the Comstock Ranch life -- Nevada -- Carson River Valley; Basques -- Nevada; Carson River Valley (Nev.) -- Biography Americans of Basque ancestry figure prominently in the history of Nevada. Sheepherding and innkeeping are the activities most commonly associated with the state's Basques in the mind of the general public,... 5/22/1984

2. 144 Harry P. Callahan: The Callahan Family and Ranch Ranch life -- Nevada -- Reno Region; Callahan Ranch (Reno Region, Nev.) Since the 1860s ranchers have raised hay and run livestock on rocky but well-watered meadows astride the confluence of Galena and Jones creeks a few miles south of Reno. However, the site is now becoming... 1985

3. 136 Life on the Red Rock Ranch, 1904-1965: An Interview with Lawrence A. Dickinson Ranch life -- Nevada -- Washoe County; Red Rock Ranch (Nev.) Meadows along the western edge of the Great Basin have been grazed by cattle ever since the first emigrant wagons pushed through in the 1840s. By 1850 permanent ranching operations existed, and today more... 1985

4. 085 Olephia "Leafy" King: Dust and Desire, Laughter and Tears: Recollections of a Nevada Pioneer Cowgirl and Poet Women poets -- Nevada -- Biography; Cowgirls -- Nevada -- Biography; Ranch life -- Nevada Olephia "Leafy" King, a native Nevadan, was born in 1905, and spent her early years in Goldfield and Saulsbury Wash northeast of Tonopah. As a young child, she moved to a ranch in central Nevada, where... 1978-1979
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