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Footlight Press Printing Specimens

 Collection
Identifier: 83-20
Abstract

Samples of Footlight Press' work for Virginia City customers, including advertisements, invitations, calling cards, and tickets. Material from 1877-1878.

Dates: 1877-1878

William Neely Letter

 Collection
Identifier: NC1095
Abstract

Letter to Neely's nephew written from Virginia City, Nevada describing ceremonies planned for Nevada's admission to statehood, difficult financial conditions, his employment as a miner, the weather, and advice to the nephew to stay at home.

Dates: 1864

Mary Works Covington Records of the Red Dog Saloon Film

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-73
Abstract The Red Dog Saloon opened in 1965 by Chandler A. Laughlin III in Virginia City, Nevada’s historic downtown and quickly became a hot spot for “proto-hippies” and their music, with many celebrated bands playing there over the years. In 1991, Mary Works Covington began work on a documentary film released in 1996 under the title Life and Times of the Red Dog Saloon. Collection contains materials relating to the Red Dog Saloon Reunion, which took place in 1991,...
Dates: 1965-2014; Majority of material found within 1990-1996