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Women in politics Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 92-40
Abstract Jean Ford was a former Nevada State Senator, educator, and consultant. Contains materials on Nevada women in elected office, appointed positions, and politics, and includes directories, clippings, and workshop materials. Material between 1970-1992.
Dates: 1970-1992

Women in Politics Conference Records

 Collection
Identifier: 93-08
Abstract Included are financial reports, correspondence, and program materials used to organize Nevada state Women in politics conferences. Created by the National Women's Political Caucus who was a support group for women interested in running for public office. Material between 1980-1992.
Dates: 1980-1992

Women in the West, a Bibliography

 Collection
Identifier: 88-44
Overview Women in the West, A Bibliography was a project sponsored by the Coalition for Western Women's History to update two earlier published bibilographies on the subject. The collecion includs drafts and final copies, catalogs of books about women in cattle country, copies of other bibliographies, and print-outs of computerized data base searches.
Dates: 1984-1987

Women, Work and Wages Records

 Collection
Identifier: 98-16
Abstract Women, Work and Wages is a Nevada non-profit organization founded to conduct a state-wide educational program on the issue of comparable pay for work as related to salaries of men and women. Included are bylaws, newsletters, fundraising and publicity materials and articles about the issue of comparable worth (1981-1984).
Dates: 1981-1984

Women's Mining Coalition Records

 Collection
Identifier: 96-28
Abstract The Women's Mining Coalition (WMC) is a grassroots group of women working in exploration and mining or as vendors and suppliers to the hardrock mining industry in Nevada and elsewhere. Included are an information pamphlet, list of executive and advisory committee members, clippings, essay on the WMC, mailing list, photographs, and slides (1993-1995).
Dates: 1993-1995

Women's Resource Center Records

 Collection
Identifier: 99-69
Abstract The Women's Resource Center was organized in 1977 under the auspices of the Reno/Sparks YWCA as a place where women could meet and have access to materials on housing, child care, regulatory information on job discrimination, consumer credit, and other women's concerns. Includes records of the Women's Resource Center's first director, Jo Powell: correspondence, reports, minutes of advisory board, financial material, and grant application (1977-1980).
Dates: 1977-1980

Wonder and Wonder Extension Lode Claims, Record of Ore Mined

 Collection
Identifier: NC1250
Abstract Record of ore mined and milled at Devil's Gate and Chinatown mining districts, Lyon County, Nevada. Included are names of owners, tons milled, date, weight after melt, value of gold and/or silver, mint charges, net returns, and royalties, from between 1935-1941.
Dates: 1935-1941

Woodburn Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: NC1309
Overview The Woodburn family settled in the state of Nevada in 1866. Four generations of the family were Nevada lawyers and political figures who continuously practiced law in the state for 135 years, from 1866-2001. Collection contains four certificates, one diploma, and a dinner program and brochure for the 2003 Nevada Bar Association's Diamond Jubilee celebration.
Dates: 1940s-2003; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1959

Josie Alma Woods Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: NC826
Abstract Letters to Mary Ellen Glass describing Woods' careers as a dental technician, rancher, and Assemblyman. The collection contains material from 1973 created by Josie Alma Woods.
Dates: 1973

Woodworth Mill and Sluice Company Payment Slips

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-75
Overview Located on the Carson River, the Woodworth Mill was built in 1864 and, by 1869, contained 24 stamps, 12 pans, and had a capacity of 40 tons per day. In 1871, James G. Fair and John W. Mackay of the Pacific Mill and Mining Company purchased the mill. The Woodworth Sluice was one of the longest sluices ever built. Collection contains employee payment slips for August and September 1874 for work on company flumes and sluices signed by W. H. Armstrong.
Dates: August-September 1874

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Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) 11
Clark, Walter Van Tilburg 10
Freemasons 10
Holabird-Kagin Americana 10
Virginia & Truckee Railroad 10
De Longchamps, Joanne, 1923-1983 9
Democratic Party (U.S.) 9
Fair, James Graham 9
Mackay, John William, 1831-1902 9
Sierra Club 9
Tahoe Regional Planning Agency 9
Oddie, Tasker L. (Tasker Lowndes), 1870-1950 8
Baring, Walter S. (Walter Stephan) 7
D'Azevedo, Warren L. 7
Davis, Sam P. (Sam Post) 7
Laxalt, Paul 7
Mexican Gold and Silver Mining Company 7
Pittman, Key, 1872-1940 7
Sharon, William, 1821-1885 7
Sierra Club. Toiyabe Chapter 7
Twain, Mark 7
Union Mill and Mining Company 7
United States. Congress. Senate 7
Adams, Eva Bertrand, 1908-1991 6
Bible, Alan 6
Bliss, Duane L. 6
Church, James Edward, Jr., 1869-1959 6
Ford, Jean, 1929-1998 6
Goldfield Consolidated Mines Company 6
Haynie, J. W. (John W.) 6
Holabird Western Americana Collections, LLC 6
Hulse, James W. 6
League of Women Voters of Nevada 6
National Women's Political Caucus (U.S.). Anne Martin Chapter (Reno, Nev.) 6
Nevada Federation of Republican Women 6
Nevada State Penitentiary 6
Newlands Project (U.S.) 6
Ophir Silver Mining Company (Virginia City, Nev.) 6
Richard H. Bryan 6
Sawyer, Grant 6
Scott, William T. (William Taussig) 6
Truckee-Carson Irrigation District 6
United States. Army 6
United States. Bureau of Land Management 6
Vucanovich, Barbara F. 6
American Legion 5
Bender, D. A. (David Almon) 5
Bliss, W. S. (William Seth), 1865-1941 5
Boyle, Emmet Derby 5
Caples, Robert Cole 5
Crown Point Gold and Silver Mining Company 5
Glass, Mary Ellen 5
Gould and Curry Mining Company 5
Griffen, Robert A. 5
Lake Tahoe Area Council 5
Liljeblad, Sven S. (Sven Samuel) 5
Martin, Anne 5
Nevada Federation of Women's Clubs 5
Nevada. Department of Fish and Game 5
Nevada. Fish and Game Commission 5
Nevadans for ERA, Inc 5
Piper's Opera House (Virginia City, Nev.) 5
Reno High School (Reno, Nev.) 5
Scott, Ann Herbert 5
Sutro, Adolph, 1830-1898 5
United States. Forest Service 5
Wingfield, George (1876-1959) 5
Winnemucca, Sarah, 1844?-1891 5
Best and Belcher Mining Company (Virginia City, Nev.) 4
Bruce, Irene 4
Bullion and Exchange Bank (Carson City, Nev.) 4
Burning Man (Festival) 4
Cannon, Howard W. 4
Carson and Tahoe Lumber and Fluming Company 4
Central Pacific Railroad Company 4
Chollar Gold and Silver Mining Corporation 4
Clinedinst, Lillie B. 4
Coffin, Trenmor 4
Consolidated Virginia Mining Company 4
Dangberg, H. F. 4
El Dorado Wood and Flume Company 4
Equal Rights Amendment Project 4
Fleischmann, Max C. (Max Charles), 1877-1951 4
Glass, Alton E. 4
Hale and Norcross Mining Company 4
Industrial Workers of the World 4
James, Will 4
Kosso, Lenore M. (Lenore Marie) 4
League of Women Voters of Las Vegas 4
League to Save Lake Tahoe 4
Mackay School of Mines 4
McDonald, Joseph F. 4
McElrath, Jean S., 1917-1967 4
Mighels, Henry R. (Henry Rust) 4
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