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Frances Hawkins Papers

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Identifier: 95-103
Abstract

Frances Hawkins (1921-2001) was a teacher and politician in northern Nevada during the 1940s-1980s. The collection includes newspaper clippings, political reports, and other documents collected by Frances Hawkins throughout her career, documenting her accolades as a teacher, assemblywoman, and school board official.

Dates: 1939-1994

League of Women Voters of Nevada Records

 Collection
Identifier: 82-15
Abstract The League of Women Voters is an women's organization that encourages informed and active participation in government. The collection contains materials of the League of Women Voters (LWV) of Nevada, local Nevada Leagues, and materials from the national League from 1941-1981. These records include correspondence, minutes, newsletters, membership lists, budgets, and printed material consisting of published reports on various Nevada state and local, social and political issues of concern to...
Dates: 1941-1981

Pat Hardy Lewis Papers

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Identifier: NC1218
Abstract

Pat Hardy Lewis was elected the the Reno City Council in 1973 and served until 1977. While serving on the City Council, Lewis was most interested in planning and the use of land for Reno's future. She was a strong proponent of involving citizens in the decision process through the use of ad hoc committees. The collection includes materials related to the subjects of growth, methods of sewage treatment, and planning for the future of Reno, from 1973-1980.

Dates: 1973-1980

Kathryn Wishart Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 95-94
Abstract One section of materials focuses on specific projects or controversies experienced while Kathryn was a council member. Notable among these materials are those relating to the Plumas Street Widening Project, which raised considerable public uproar, including a threatened recall of four council members. Other projects include the Robb Drive I-80 interchange, a child care conference, and the wetlands and streams environmental policy. Newspaper clippings relating to specific projects are...
Dates: 1981-1993