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African-Americans in Reno, Nevada Collection

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Identifier: 89-53
Abstract Reno, Nevada newspaper articles, advertisement, and theater playbill about black residents and the civil rights movement in Reno.

Civil Rights in Nevada

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Identifier: NC1023
Abstract Paper prepared for the Civil Liberties Committee, Western States Democratic Conference which considers the Nevada population by race, the status of blacks in Las Vegas, the Equal Rights Commission, civil rights legislation, human rights conferences, and the political moral.

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Reno-Sparks Branch Records

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Identifier: NC18
Abstract The collection contains administrative records such as minutes, financial documents, and membership rolls for The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Reno-Sparks Branch and The Society to Underwrite Racial Equality (SURE). In addition the series documents the status of racial discrimination in the Reno-Sparks area through the varied surveys and reports and materials from the national NAACP organization.

Nevada Curriculum Development Program, Negro history unit records

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Identifier: AC 0498
Abstract The records consist of one curricular unit to supplement textbooks for social studies in the intermediate grades, prepared by Ruth B. Dewey for a summer workshop held at the University of Nevada.

Population Changes in Nevada, 1890-1960, for Negroes, Indians and Other Races

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Identifier: NC745
Abstract Graph and charts compiled from U.S. census data on the populations of Blacks, Native Americans and caucasians in Nevada.

Elmer R. Rusco Collection on Ethnicity and Race in Nevada

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Identifier: 90-85
Abstract These papers, a continuation of collection number 88-28, resulted from an ethnic studies class at UNR in the fall, 1988 semester. Included are reviews of movies, written papers, taped interviews and interview transcripts of the following ethnic or religious groups in Nevada: Afro-Americans, Japanese, Italians, Jews, Portuguese, Thais, Native Americans, Micronesians, and Greeks. For other related materials see collection 88-28 by the same author.

Elmer R. Rusco Collection on Ethnicity and Race in Nevada

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Identifier: 88-28
Abstract This collection consists of the working files by Rusco and Sue Fawn Chung as editors of the Nevada public affairs review (1987, #2) and by contributing authors of articles on ethnic minorities in Nevada. Ethnic groups include Basques, Blacks, Chinese, American Indians, Japanese, Jews, Koreans, Mexican Americans, and Yugoslavs.

Alice L. Smith Papers

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Identifier: 93-10
Abstract Included is biographical information; personal correspondence; working papers for Smith's community service involvement

Survey

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Identifier: NC692
Abstract Results of a survey of the Westside area, a predominantly black neighborhood.,Included are statistical data about those interviewed; and their perceptions of problems in Las Vegas, the extent of employment, Las Vegas as a place to live and raise children, community activity, and exposure to communications (libraries, newspapers, etc.)