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Franklin Harding letter to E.S. Giles

 Collection
Identifier: 92-04
Abstract

Franklin Harding was a Nevada miner, speculator, and would-be author who was living in Topaz, California at the time he wrote this letter on July 8, 1935. Harding's letter to E.S. Giles in Goldfield, Nevada, discussed his unsuccessful Nevada mining ventures and several books he proposed to write.

Dates: July 8, 1935

Mella Harmon Divorce Research Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2015-22
Abstract

Primary research and secondary materials collected for master's thesis "Divorce and Economic Opportunity in Reno, Nevada during the Great Depression" University of Nevada, Reno 1998. Includes primary research data sheets, books, magazines, photos, postcards, notes, copies of articles, and movie poster for "Maisie Goes to Reno."

Dates: 1990-2010

Reno Divorce Ephemera Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2015-14
Abstract

Reno, Nevada's reputation for granting a quick divorce was widely known and often featured in print and film in the early to mid 20th century. The two publications, one from 1923 and another from 1936, included in this collection are examples of the kind of material published about Reno's divorce industry.

Dates: 1923; 1936

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