Joe Melcher Campaign Ephemera
Scope and Contents
Collection contains campaign ephemera from Melcher's campaigns for Washoe County Recorder, a position he held from 1979 until he retired in 1999.
- Melcher, Joe, Jr. (Creator, Person)
Conditions Governing Access
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.
Joe Franklin Melcher, Jr. was born on December 20, 1929 in Iowa. As a child, his family lived in Iowa, Minnesota, and Nevada. Melcher attended the University of Nevada, Reno, graduating in 1953. In the early 1950s, Melcher married Margaret. They had three sons, Kevin, Joe III, and Todd. From 1979-1999, Melcher served as Washoe County Recorder from 1979-1999.
0.21 Linear Feet (9 items)
Language of Materials
Joe Franklin Melcher, Jr. was born on December 20, 1929. He ran for and successfully held the Washoe County Recorder seat from 1979-1999. Collection contains campaign ephemera from Melcher's campaigns for Washoe County Recorder.
Arranged without hierarchy.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Kevin Melcher in September 2016.
- Guide to Joe Melcher Campaign Ephemera
- Jessica Maddox
- February 2018
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