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A Gathering of Governors Program

Identifier: 94-24

The Gathering of Governors was a special live broadcast on KNPB Channel 5 featuring four former and one current Nevada governors discussing their experiences. The collection contains the program for the broadcast.

Dates: 1993 April 14

Jane Lehrman Papers

Identifier: 94-12

Includes clippings about Jane Lehrman's (1932-2019) book, 'Around Douglas', copies of some of her published newspaper articles, and articles about her other activities.

Dates: 1984-1994

Maya Miller Papers

Identifier: 95-107

Materials cover the life and work of philanthropist, feminist, political activist, and one-time Nevada U. S. Senate candidate, Maya Miller from the years 1953-2003. The collection includes correspondence, speeches, campaign materials, news clips, agendas, bulletins, reports, and audio/visual resources with particular emphasis placed on Miller's position as Chairperson on the Board of Directors for the Las Vegas-based community development corporation, Operation Life.

Dates: 1954-2003

Nevada, One of Fifty: Radio Shows

Identifier: 93-31

Elenor Bushnell was a former chair of and professor in the Political Science Department of the University of Nevada, Reno; author of books on reapportionment, the Nevada constitution, and politics in the American west; and expert on public law and the Supreme Court. The collection contains radio interviews of Dr. Bushnell, conducted by George Herman in Reno, Nevada, on the topic of the Nevada constitution and government.

Dates: 1976

Northern Nevada at the Turn of the Millennium Project Interviews

Identifier: 2012-14
Abstract Northern Nevada at the Turn of the Millennium was a joint project between the Reno Gazette Journal and the Nevada Humanities Committee in 1999 to document life in northern Nevada at the turn of the 21st Century. Interviews collected were the background for a series of articles in the Reno Gazette Journal. Collection contains 149 interview tapes conducted at town meetings and with individuals that documents life in northern...
Dates: 1999

Old Tales of Nevada, Past and Present

Identifier: NC1386

"Old Tales of Nevada, Past and Present" is a 1-hour television and radio program hosted by Hugh Roy Marshall and John O'Brien and directed by Jim Webster. The program is dedicated to telling stories about Nevada's past and people, places, and events of interest in the present. The collection contains DVD copies of episodes 1-146.

Dates: 2011-2014

Mary Works Covington Records of the Red Dog Saloon Film

Identifier: 2017-73
Abstract The Red Dog Saloon opened in 1965 by Chandler A. Laughlin III in Virginia City, Nevada’s historic downtown and quickly became a hot spot for “proto-hippies” and their music, with many celebrated bands playing there over the years. In 1991, Mary Works Covington began work on a documentary film released in 1996 under the title Life and Times of the Red Dog Saloon. Collection contains materials relating to the Red Dog Saloon Reunion, which took place in 1991,...
Dates: 1965-2014; Majority of material found within 1990-1996

Reno Casino Dealers Interviews

Identifier: 98-39

Dwayne Kling was a Reno, Nevada casino dealer, pit boss, and casino general manager. Interviews by Dwayne Kling and Patti Mooney of Reno and Sparks, Nevada, casino workers from the 1940s-1960s include Joe Snyder, Betty Hoover, Billie Martinez Hallum, Joe Merhar, Reva Jolly, and Dwayne Kling. These individuals were "21" and dice dealers; one, Kling, was also a pit boss and a casino general manager (1986-1987).

Dates: 1986-1987

David K. Rice Papers

Identifier: NC1323

David K. Rice worked for the Nevada Department of Wildlife for 30 years primarily as Chief Conservation Educator. He is also the author of a former weekly column for the Reno Gazette Journal on hunting and fishing. Collection contains material from the Nevada Department of Wildlife (and formerly the Nevada Fish and Game Commission) about the department's conservation work, particularly at Pyramid Lake. Also includes columns written by Rice for the RGJ.

Dates: 1887 - 2014

Vaughn Middle School Oral History Project Records

Identifier: 82-13
Abstract Audio tape interviews conducted by the seventh and eighth grade students in the Academically Talented Program at Vaughn Middle School record the subjects thoughts on how they felt about their work, family conflicts, job satisfaction, ethical considerations, and pay. This oral history collection was completed in December 1980 by the seventh and eighth grade students in the Academically Talented Program at Vaughn Middle School. The students were trained in oral history methods by Katherine...
Dates: 1980

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