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Walter Baring newspaper clippings

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Identifier: 98-37
Abstract Newspaper clippings about Nevada Congressman Walter Baring (democrat) include articles about Baring, his personal appearances, and his politics.

Cooke Family Papers

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Identifier: 2013-20
Overview Thomas Arthur "Tom" Cooke was a prominent and well-respected lawyor in Reno. He married Martha Patricia "Patty" Herz, while in college at the University of Nevada in the early 1940s. The Cooke family was involved in a variety of environmental, recreational, and historic preservation projects and initiatives that sought to improve northern Nevada. Materials cover some aspects of the lives and careers of members of the Cooke and Herz families. Topics include Democratic politics in Nevada, Washoe...

A gathering of governors (Program)

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Identifier: 94-24
Abstract Program for a special live broadcast featuring four former and one current Nevada governors discussing their experiences.

Vail Montgomery Pittman Papers

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Identifier: NC392
Abstract Vail Montgomery Pittman was a Nevada newspaperman, State Senator (1925-1929), Lieutenant Governor (1943-1945), Governor (1945-1950), and Democratic National Committeeman from Nevada (1955-1961). Married to Ida Brewington, 1919; brother of Nevada U.S. Senator Key Pittman. Papers, primarily correspondence, are to Pittman from personal, business, and political associates. Major correspondents include Alan Bible, Berkeley Bunker, Pat McCarran, Lester Moody, Drew Pearson, Key Pittman, Mimosa (Mrs....

Biographical Sketch of Bette Sawyer

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Identifier: 94-26
Abstract Biographical sketch describes Sawyer's education; facts about the Sawyers' early married life and birth of their daughter, Gail Louise; list of Mrs. Sawyer's club activities; and information about one of her projects as first lady of Nevada.

Grant Sawyer Papers

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Identifier: 97-28
Abstract Included are newspaper clippings from Nevada newspapers documenting Sawyer's years as governor; certificates; photographs; paintings; plaques; and artifacts such as campaign hats, ribbon cutting scissors, flags, and small statues.