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Civil Rights in Nevada

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Identifier: NC1023
Abstract

Russell G. Benedict was a Nevada civil rights activist. Collection contains paper from 1965 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 political morality.

Dates: 1965

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

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Identifier: NC18
Abstrac

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 (1951-1965).

Dates: 1951-1965

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.

Dates: 1958-1987

Elmer R. Rusco Collection on Ethnicity and Race in Nevada

 Collection
Identifier: 90-85
Abstract Elmer Rusco was professor emeritus of the Political Science Department of the University of Nevada, Reno. The collection, a continuation of collection number 88-28, resulted from an ethnic studies class at University of Nevada, Reno in the fall 1988 semester. It includes 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,...
Dates: 1988