Shafter, Nevada: life in the early 1940s

 Collection
Identifier: 92-44

Scope and Contents

The author describes the small railroad town of Shafter, located one hundred miles east of Elko, Nevada, and life there for her grandparents, Lester and Bernice Silva and family between 1941-1945.

Dates

  • 1992

Creator

Restrictions

Collection is open for research. Materials must be used on-site; advance notice suggested. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Biographical Note

Reno, Nevada, resident.

Extent

0.21 Linear Feet (1 volume; 12 leaves and photographs)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Bonny Silva was a Reno, Nevada resident. The author describes the small railroad town of Shafter, located one hundred miles east of Elko, Nevada, and life there for her grandparents, Lester and Bernice Silva and family between 1941-1945. Created in 1992.

Arrangement

Arranged without hierarchy.

Creator

Title
Guide to the Shafter, Nevada: life in the early 1940s
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department Repository

Contact:
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