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1. 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

2. 017 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,... 1966

3. 104 Keston L. Ramsey: Early Skiing in the Mt. Rose Area Skis and skiing -- Nevada -- Reno Region -- History; Sky Tavern Ski Area (Nev.); Mount Rose Ski Bowl (Nev.) Keston Ramsey was born in 1908. He has lived most of his life in the Reno area. Mr. Ramsey was active in the ski industry from 1945 until 1964; during those years he constructed and ran the Sky Tavern... 1983

4. 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

5. 133 An Interview with Joseph Mosconi Mosconi family; Italian Americans -- Nevada; Verdi (Nev.) -- History; Reno (Nev.) -- History; Truckee (Calif.) -- History Jack-of-all-trades and master of most, Joe Mosconi, who was born in 1899, has been a rancher, dairyman, truck gardener, field hand, buckaroo, laborer, fireman, first aid instructor, construction foreman,... 1983

6. 184 Lai King Chew: The Cosmo Club and Reno's Chinese Community Chinese Americans -- Nevada -- Reno -- History -- Interviews; Reno (Nev.) -- History Between 1849 and 1876 the population of Chinese immigrants coming to the U.S. swelled to 151,000. Beset by war and famine at home, the Chinese were attracted to the promise of gold in the Western United... 1992-1995

7. 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
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