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1. 033 William F. Sauer: Memoirs of a Pioneer Livestock Rancher of Washoe Valley, Nevada Ranchers -- Nevada -- Biography; Washoe Valley (Nev.) -- Biography William F. Sauer's father, Andrew Sauer, was an immigrant from Germany. He took up land for a ranch in Washoe Valley, Nevada, and, with his German wife, raised a large family there. William Sauer was the... 1966

2. 108 An Interview with Bernice Auchoberry: A Contribution to a Survey of Life in Carson Valley, From First Settlement Through the 1950s Washoe Indians -- Biography; Carson River Valley (Nev.) -- History Bernice Auchoberry, a Washoe, was born in 1914, near the end of a fifty-year period during which many Washoe families lived and worked on ranches owned by whites, scattered throughout the valley. Her father... 4/3/1984

3. 110 An Interview with Grace Melissa Dangberg: A Contribution to a Survey of Life in Carson Valley, from First Settlement through the 1950s. Washoe Indians; Carson River Valley (Nev.) -- Biography When Heinrich Friedrich Dangberg settled in Carson Valley in 1856 he was among a mere handful of people residing there who were engaged in commerce or agriculture. The valley first had been entered by... 6/26/1984

4. 112 An Interview with Fred Dressler: A Contribution to a Survey of Life in Carson Valley, from First Settlement through the 1950s. Ranchers -- Nevada -- Biography; Washoe Indians; Carson River Valley (Nev.) -- History Carson Valley is a level plain eighteen miles in width lying along a thirty-mile stretch of the Carson River in west central Nevada. Bounded on the east by the Pine Nut Range and to the west by the towering... 4/10/1984

5. 113 An Interview with Marvin Dressler and Ted Sallee: A Contribution to a Survey of Life in Carson Valley, from First Settlement through the 1950s Washoe Indians -- Biography; Carson River Valley (Nev.) -- History During the second and third decades of the twentieth century, the Washoe occupants of Carson Valley began deserting homes on property owned by ranchers who employed them to congregate on land south of... 6/13/1984

6. 121 An Interview with Winona James: A Contribution to a Survey of Life in Carson Valley, from First Settlement through the 1950s Washoe Indians -- Biography; Carson River Valley (Nev.) -- History When white families began settling in Carson Valley in the 1850s, they encountered little opposition from the indigenous population. The Washoe were a gentle people, neither skilled in warfare nor given... 6/14/1984
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