Sparks United Methodist Church


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Silver and gold have I none; a story of the Methodist Church of Sparks, Nevada

Identifier: NC103

History of the Sparks United Methodist Church includes brief history of early mining in Nevada; Methodist missionary efforts in Nevada Territory beginning in 1861; establishment of churches in Virginia City, 1861, and Sparks, 1905; and charts demonstrating the membership growth of the church and donations to world service funds.

Dates: 1965

Alice L. Smith Papers

Identifier: 93-10
Abstract Alice L. Smith was a Reno, Nevada black woman and activist. The collection includes biographical information; personal correspondence; working papers for Smith's community service involvement with the American National Red Cross, Western Community Action Training, Inc., Community Service Council, and Nevada State Comprehensive Health Planning Advisory Council, and information about the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Nevada (NAACP). Of special interest is a...
Dates: 1940-1991

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African Americans -- Nevada -- Reno 1
Church buildings -- Nevada -- Sparks 1
Women -- West (U.S.) -- History 1