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American Legion, Darrell Dunkle Post 1 Records

 Collection
Identifier: 87-03
Abstract

The American Legion, Darrell Dunkle Post 1 was the local branch of national organization of servicemen and women founded in about 1919. The collection includes correspondence, financial records, membership rolls, and publications generated at the national, state (Department of Nevada), and local levels from the men's organization, the women's auxiliary, and "La societe des 40 hommes et 8 chevaux" (the "40 & 8", veterans of WWI horse units).

Dates: 1919-1960

Thomas Woodnutt Miller Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC441
Abstract Thomas Woodnut Miller was a republican and native of Delaware. He was appointed Secretary of State for Delaware, 1913-1914, U.S. Representative from Delaware, 1914-1917, served in World War I as lieutenant colonel, and helped establish the American Legion. He moved to Nevada 1934 and became active in state and civic affairs and the Republican Party. He also served as the First chair of Nevada State Park Commission and served on many other boards and commissions. Primarily correspondence and...
Dates: 1890-1977

Radio broadcasts

 Collection
Identifier: NC1151
Abstract

Radio interviews conducted by Smith in Reno, Nevada with individuals on topics dealing with Nevada. Included are Thomas Woodnutt Miller, discussing the American Legion; Joseph McDonald talking about Rhyolite, Nevada; and Jack Duelks discussing aviation.

Dates: October 31, 1959-January 16, 1960

Andrew H. Scott Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 89-33
Abstract

Andrew H. Scott (1888-?) was a Nevada mineral assayer from Rochester and Lovelock, Nevada. He also served in World War I, was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, La Societe des 40 Hommes et 8 Chevaux, and Knights of Pythis. The collection includes Scott's business and personal papers which document his business, fraternal activities, and mining interests.

Dates: circa 1907-1979

V. F. Whittlesea Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC556
Abstract

Victor F. Whittlesea (1910-1972) was a Reno and Las Vegas, Nevada businessman and owner of taxi cab company, commander of the American Legion in Las Vegas, and unsuccessful candidate for Nevada Lieutenant Governor in 1950. The collection contains political materials related to Whittlesea's Lt. Governor campaign (speeches, ballots, newspaper ads and clippings); clippings, pamphlets, and photos of his taxi cab business and American Legion activities; and personal correspondence.

Dates: 1947-1953

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Miller, T. W. (Thomas Woodnutt), 1886-1975 2
Adams, Eva Bertrand, 1908-1991 1
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