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1. 031 Gordon A. Sampson: Memoirs of a Canadian Army Officer and Business Analyst: Manufacturing, Motion Pictures, the Virginia and Truckee Railroad, Financial Affairs of Western Nevada, the Washoe County Fair and Recreation Board Virginia & Truckee Railroad; Reno (Nev.) -- Biography Gordon Alexander Sampson, a native of Canada, was born in 1888. He received his early education and training in the schools of Toronto. Following his formal education, he entered business first as a banker... 1967

2. 032 Alice E. Sauer: Reminiscences of Life in Virginia City and Washoe Valley, Nevada Teachers -- Nevada -- Biography; Virginia City (Nev.) -- Biography Alice Edmunds Sauer, a native Nevadan and member of a pioneer western family, was born in 1877. Mrs. Sauer's parents lived and worked in Virginia City, her father as a mining engineer, her mother as a... 1966

3. 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

4. 111 An Interview with Carroll Dolve: A Contribution to a Survey of Life and Structures on the Comstock Gladden Family; Virginia City (Nev.) -- History Carroll Gladding Dolve was born into a mining family in Virginia City, Nevada, in 1908. She grew up in Virginia City and attended the Fourth Ward School, graduating from there in 1925. Mrs. Dolve then... 7/20/1984

5. 115 An Interview with Jack Flanagan: A Contribution to a Survey of Life and Structures on the Comstock Virginia City (Nev.) -- History; Comstock Lode (Nev.) Jack Flanagan, a third generation Comstocker, was born in Virginia City, Nevada, on April 5, 1910. His grandparents, who emigrated to the Comstock at the height of its nineteenth century mining boom, were... 8/1/1984

6. 116 An Interview with Hugh James Gallagher: A Contribution to a Survey of Life and Structures on the Comstock Virginia City (Nev.) -- History; Comstock Lode (Nev.) Hugh James Gallagher's family has resided on the Comstock for more than three generations. He was born in Virginia City in 1920, the grandson of an Irish immigrant who died in an 1880 shaft accident at... 7/18/1984

7. 117 An Interview with John Giuffra: A Contribution to a Survey of Life and Structures on the Comstock Virginia City (Nev.) -- History John Giuffra was born in 1911 in American Flat, a small valley to the south of Virginia City, Nevada. His father was employed by the Virginia & Truckee Railroad. When John was three years old, the Giuffra... 7/16/1984

8. 118 An Interview with Edward Daniel Gladding: A Contribution to a Survey of Life and Structures on the Comstock Virginia City (Nev.) -- History Edward Daniel Gladding, a third generation Nevadan, was born in Virginia City, Nevada, in 1910. He attended the Fourth Ward School and graduated from there in 1930. In 1933 he became the postmaster of... 8/22/1984

9. 119 An Interview with Marion Gladding: A Contribution to a Survey of Life and Structures on the Comstock Virginia City (Nev.) -- History; Comstock Lode (Nev.) Marion Andrea Andreasen Gladding, the daughter of Alice Berry, a native Nevadan, and Frederik Andreasen, a Danish immigrant, was born in Virginia City on April 6, 1910. She attended the First Ward and... 8/24/1984

10. 123 An Interview with Margaret Marks: A Contribution to a Survey of Life and Structures on the Comstock Virginia City (Nev.) -- History; Comstock Lode (Nev.) Margaret Louise Kelley Marks was born in Butte, Montana, on February 5, 1918. During her childhood she traveled with her family from mining camp to mining camp until they finally came to Virginia City,... 8/2/1984

11. 124 An Interview with William Leslie Marks: A Contribution to a Survey of Life and Structures on the Comstock Crystal Bar (Virginia City, Nev.); Bars (Drinking establishments) -- Nevada -- Virginia City; Virginia City (Nev.) -- History William "Bill" Leslie Marks was born on the Comstock at the Ophir house on October 17, 1918. He attended the First and the Fourth Ward schools in Virginia City, and then completed his education at the... 8/2/1984

12. 125 An Interview with Dorothy Nichols: A Contribution to a Survey of Life and Structures on the Comstock Virginia City (Nev.) -- History; Comstock Lode (Nev.) Dorothy Ruth Young Nichols was born in Gold Hill, Nevada, on July 26, 1903, into a family that was "already third generation Virginia City." She spent her childhood on the Comstock and describes in her... 7/10/1984

13. 127 An Interview with Inez Solaga: A Contribution to a Survey of Life and Structures on the Comstock Virginia City (Nev.) -- History; Storey County (Nev.) -- History Inez Solaga, the daughter of Italian immigrant parents, was born in Virginia City in 1916. Her father was employed by the Virginia & Truckee Railroad from 1909 to 1939. Inez Solaga graduated from the Fourth... 7/16/1984

14. 128 An Interview with David Toll: A Contribution to a Survey of Life and Structures on the Comstock Jones, John P. (John Percival), 1829-1912; Gorham, Harry Maxim, 1851-; Comstock Lode (Nev.); Virginia City (Nev.) -- History David Toll was born in Los Angeles in 1936 and moved to Gold Hill in 1958. Although his family has not been in continuous residency on the Comstock, several of his ancestors were early and important personages... 8/19/1984

15. 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

16. 159 In the Delta Saloon: Conversations with Residents of Virginia City, Nevada, Recorded in 1949 and 1950 Interviews -- Nevada -- Virginia City; Oral history; Virginia City (Nev.) -- Social life and customs; Virginia City (Nev.) -- Biography In the autumn of 1989, the University of Nevada Oral History Program was informed that the American Folklife Center, a department of the Library of Congress, held in its collection numerous audio tapes... 1949-1950
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