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Great Basin National Park Foundation Oral Histories

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Identifier: NC1404
Abstract

The Great Basin National Park Foundation Oral History Project begain in the mid-2000s as a way to preserve and document the cultural heritage of the Great Basin in over 60 interviews with individuals who were raised and worked in White Pine County, Nevada and Millard County, Utah. The collection primarily contains oral history recordings by Dave Tilford completed over the course of approximatly 15 years from the mid-2000s-2019.

Dates: 2005-2021

Walter S. Hunsaker Records

 Collection
Identifier: 94-43
Abstract The Hunsaker collection consists of some of Hunsaker's personal papers and those of his wife but a major part of the collection contains the Las Vegas business records of Leigh Hunt and his family. This collection is important because it documents the twentieth century development of Las Vegas as a resort town and illustrates the long-term impact of the construction of Hoover Dam. It also serves to illustrate the formation of a multi-business, family-held corporate structure. Dates range...
Dates: 1884-1988; Majority of material found within 1924-1980

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