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Alhambra Theatre Playbills

Identifier: 96-23

The Alhambra Theatre was located in Virginia City, Nevada. The collection contains playbills to advertise performances at the theater list names of plays or performances, names of performers, future attractions, and cost of admission.

Dates: 1870 March 30-May 2

Return the man of the people, Walter S. Baring, Democrat, for a seventh term in Congress

Identifier: 98-29

The Reno Printing Company was a printing company located in Reno, Nevada. Campaign poster for Walter S. Baring's seventh term (1969-1971) as Nevada's representative to the U.S. Congress. Baring served in Congress from 1957-1973. Material from 1969.

Dates: 1969

Ed Fike Campaign Poster

Identifier: 98-25

Ed Fike served as lieutenant governor of Nevada from 1967-1971. The collection contains a campaign poster for Fike for lieutenant governor of Nevada and was printed by Bonanza Printers of Las Vegas, Nevada.

Dates: 1967

Flood and Hayes Papers

Identifier: 95-12
Abstract Flood and Hayes was a vaudeville company whose principal members were J.W. Flood and May Belle Hayes. Flood was a vaudeville and circus acrobat; his wife May Belle Hayes was a singer, dancer, and acrobat who teamed with Flood in his road shows across the United States. From 1904-1915 they frequently performed in Nevada and after settling permanently in Fallon, Nevada, ran a small theater business. In 1921 Flood built the first theater in Fallon, the Rex Theater; he was also active in trying...
Dates: 1904-1924

Vote for W.W. (Tex) Maynard poster

Identifier: 98-27

Campaign poster for Tex Maynard, a democratic candidate, for Washoe County commissioner, Sparks district.

Dates: 19-

James C. McCormick Papers

Identifier: 2015-05
Abstract James "Jim" McCormick, a faculty member of the Art Department at University of Nevada, Reno, offered instruction in printmaking, drawing, visual foundations, art history, papermaking and other disciplines. After retiring as Art Department chair in 1992, he continued creating his art full-time. Collection includes art related items created or collected by the donor, mostly during his tenure in UNR Art Department (portfolios, posters, art prints, various artists' work and special editions of...
Dates: 1936-2019

John Peffley Campaign Poster

Identifier: 98-26

John Peffley, Democrat, was a resident of Reno, Nevada who was elected as a Washoe County Commissioner representing Reno. The collection contains a campaign poster for his run for Washoe County Commissioner.

Dates: [19--

Prisoner information broadside

Identifier: 92-03

Broadside seeks information from other law enforcement agencies about R.S. Hooe who was convicted of forgery in Churchill County on June 1, 1909 and sentenced to prison for fourteen months. Created by the Nevada State Police.

Dates: 1909

Broadside notice for tax collection

Identifier: 90-76

Broadside notifies property owners that state and county taxes for 1876 were due and payable at the office in Virginia City. The collection contains material from approximately 1877 created by the Storey County Treasurer.

Dates: approximately 1877

The Tonopah Stampede for Gold and Silver Lithograph

Identifier: 98-22

Schmidt Litho. Co. was a lithographic printing company in San Francisco, California. The collection contains one lithograph poster depicting a romanticized version of mining activities in Tonopah, Nevada.

Dates: 19--

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