Gomes, Nancy, 1926-1979
- Existence: 1926-1979
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Mary L. Gojack (1936-1985) served in the Nevada State Assembly from 1972-1974 and the Nevada State Senate from 1974-1978. In 1980, Gojack unsuccessfully challenged Paul Laxalt for the US Senate seat, and, in 1982, she ran against Barbara Vucanovich for the newly created Second Congressional District seat. Vucanovich won the seat by a narrow margin. The collection includes correspondence, subject files, campaign files and newspaper clippings, and financial material from her public service,...
Overview Nancy Gomes (1926-1979) was a member of the Washoe County (Nevada) Board of Education, 1972-1976; and the Nevada State Assembly, 1976-1978 where she initiated legislation on public assistance, child welfare, adoption reform, and the initial Nevada juvenile code. Gomes was active in the League of Women Voters, the Center for Religious Life, and Women's Associates, a Consulting Firm. The collection documents two aspects of Ms. Gomes public life: her service on the Washoe County School Board,...
Abstract Dr. Elmer Rusco is professor emeritus of Political Science at the University of Nevada, Reno. Research notes, interview transcripts, copies of legal documents, master plans, newspaper clippings, and photographs used to produce Rusco's history of Rancho San Rafael Park in Reno. People who were the focus of his research included Barbara Bennett, Virginia Kersey, Russell W. McDonald, Clark Santini, Nancy Gomes, Don Mello, early owners of the park property, and the RSR Steering Committee. Clippings...
Dates: 1921-1998; Majority of material found within 1979 - 1997