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1. 122 An Interview with Beatrice Fettic Jones: A Contribution to a Survey of Life in Carson Valley, from First Settlement through the 1950s Women -- West (U.S.); Genoa (Nev.) -- Biography; Genoa (Nev.) -- Social life and customs; Genoa (Nev.) -- Ethnic relations; Mottsville (Nev.) Genoa, the oldest town in Nevada, developed astride the Carson River route that was followed by emigrants to California in the 1850s. The first who chose to make Carson Valley their destination took up... 6/4/1984

2. 135 Life on the Red Rock Ranch, 1931-1965: An Interview with Judie Dickinson Ranches -- Nevada -- Washoe County; Women -- West (U.S.); Red Rock Ranch (Nev.) Silver and cattle have been central parts of Nevada's image of itself since territorial days. With the rise of casino gambling following World War II, mining and ranching lost their dominant positions... 1985

3. 153 Albina Redner: A Shoshone Life Redner, Albina, 1924- -- Interviews; Shoshoni Indians; Women -- West (U.S.); Women -- Nevada -- Interviews; Indians of North America -- Great Basin Albina Redner is a Shoshone Indian from central Nevada. Mrs. Redner's mother, grandfather, and uncles were Indian healers, and in this oral history she describes many of their practices and ceremonies.... 1990

4. 155 Sierra Valley Memories with Artie Strang, Frank Dotta and Rita Bradley Strang, Artie, 1900-; Dotta, Frank, 1912-; Bradley, Rita; Women -- West (U.S.) -- Biography; Sierra Valley (Calif.) -- History For almost 150 years life in California's Sierra Valley has been substantially tied to family ranching enterprises, and to exploitation of the forests that rim the valley. When change occurred, it was... 1989

5. 172 Churchill County Oral History Project: Interviews with Carl F. Dodge, Ira Hamlin Kent, and Myrl Nygren Women -- West (U.S.); Women -- Nevada; Churchill County (Nev.) -- Biography; Churchill County (Nev.) -- History; Fallon (Nev.) -- Biography; Fallon (Nev.) -- History In 1900 Churchill County was Nevada's poorest and least populated county, with fewer than 850 residents. It had no appreciable mining industry, and its arid valleys and basins could not support agriculture.... 1994

6. 175 Jean Ford: A Nevada Woman Leads the Way Nevada Women's History Project; Women -- Political activity -- Nevada; Women -- West (U.S.); Women -- Nevada -- Biography Jean Ford was born in 1929 into an era of major transformations for women in the United States. During her lifetime doors were opening for a few bold and talented women whose actions changed the roles... 1997-1998
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