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Janet MacEachern Papers

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Identifier: 94-52
Overview This collection consists of materials documenting Janet MacEachern's political, legislative, and volunteer activities. Through organizations she was active with these papers document Nevada's legislative processes and the state's growth and development. Issues covered include reapportionment, nuclear waste sites, tax restructuring, water and land use, health planning, legislative reform, the ERA, and other Nevada political issues between 1965 and 1994

Anne Martin campaign literature

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Identifier: 96-25
Abstract Anne Martin was a pioneer Nevada suffragist, and the first woman in Nevada to run for the U.S. Senate (unsuccessfully) in 1918 and 1920. Campaign literature includes flyers with testimonials from well-known national feminist figures; Martin's views on World War I, on land monopoly in Nevada, and on labor; and postcards in English and Italian urging women to support Martin in her Nevada senatorial campaign (1914-1918).

Clyde Mathews Papers

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Identifier: NC705
Abstract Includes correspondence, reports, minutes and clippings of his work in civil rights; reports and clippings about the Reno-Sparks Indian Colony; and material about his Baptist ministry and Congressional Campaign.

H. C. May letter to Henry M. Yerington

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Identifier: NC343
Abstract Letter to Yerington discusses politics and mining in and around Candelaria, Nevada, French and English copper syndicates, and the price of copper. May informs Yerington that if prices hold the copper properties along the Carson and Colorado Railroad would prove valuable.

An addendum to the Joseph F. McDonald Papers

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Identifier: 98-05
Abstract Joseph F. McDonald was an enthusiastic Democrat and counted many well-known state and national Democratic political figures among his friends. Included are letters to and from Nevada politicians, and from Harry S. Bunker, treasurer of Speidel Newspapers, Inc. In addition to letters there are occasionally newspaper clippings and election ephemeral (1937-1960).

Courtenay Swain McGowen Records

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Identifier: 99-14
Overview Legislative records contain meeting notes, background material, draft and final versions of bills sponsored by McGowen, her speeches in the Assembly, clippings, notes, statistics, audio tapes of committee meetings, and minutes of committee meetings. Election records include materials related to McGowen's Assembly campaigns: opinion polls and questionnaires, campaign plans, press releases, publicity materials, and campaign disclosure reports (1978-1989).

Memorial to Congress for the extension of the annual session of the legislative Assembly of the Territory of Nevada

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Identifier: 96-26
Abstract The Nevada Legislature Assembly is one of two legislative divisions of the governing body of Nevada. Bill no. 41, a memorial from the Nevada Assembly to the U.S. Congress, asked that the Organic Act be amended to give the Assembly authority to sit 90 days instead of 40. Material from November 1862.

Mighels Family Papers

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Identifier: NC470
Abstract Papers include letter from Philip to Ed about business; ms on "Mining camp 'booms'" by Roy; typescript poem "Action" by Davis; scrapbook (1863-1888) started by Henry R., including clippings of his poetry and prose, Nevada history, and his election as Assembly speaker; and a scrapbook (1894-1897) by Harry of his published poetry, prose, and book reviews.

Maya Miller Papers

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Identifier: 95-107
Abstract Materials cover the life and work of philanthropist, feminist, political activist, and one-time Nevada U. S. Senate candidate, Maya Miller from the years 1953-2003. The collection includes correspondence, speeches, campaign materials, news clips, agendas, bulletins, reports, and audio/visual resources with particular emphasis placed on Miller's position as Chairperson on the Board of Directors for the Las Vegas-based community development corporation, Operation Life.

Thomas Woodnutt Miller Papers

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Identifier: NC441
Overview Thomas Woodnut Miller was a republican and native of Delaware. He was appointed Secretary of State for Delaware, 1913-1914, U.S. Representative from Delaware, 1914-1917, served in World War I as lieutenant colonel, and helped establish the American Legion. He moved to Nevada 1934 and became active in state and civic affairs and the Republican Party. He also served as the First chair of Nevada State Park Commission and served on many other boards and commissions. Primarily correspondence and...

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National Women's Political Caucus (U.S.). Anne Martin Chapter (Reno, Nev.) 5
Nevada Federation of Republican Women 5
Pittman, Key 5
Rusco, Elmer R. 5
Clinedinst, Lillie B. 4
Laxalt, Paul 4
Richard H. Bryan 4
Vucanovich, Barbara F. 4
Baring, Walter S. (Walter Stephan) 3
Carville, Edward Peter 3
Democratic National Committee (U.S.) 3
Dodge, Carl F. 3
Ford, Jean, 1929-1998 3
League of Women Voters of Las Vegas 3
Oddie, Tasker L. (Tasker Lowndes) 3
Scrugham, James G. (James Graves) 3
Wagner, Sue 3
AFL-CIO 2
Adams, Eva Bertrand, 1908-1991 2
American Legion 2
Badie, Margaret 2
Balzar, Fredrick Bennett 2
Bible, Alan 2
Bunker, Berkeley Lloyd 2
Cafferata, Patricia D. 2
Cain, Virginia 2
Cannon, Howard W. 2
Cassidy, George W. 2
Davis, Sam P. (Sam Post) 2
Douglas County Republican Women's Club 2
Equal Rights Amendment Project 2
Erskine, Hazel Gaudet 2
Feemster, Dolores 2
Freemasons 2
Gibson, Samuel 2
Gloyd, Howard 2
Gojack, Mary L. (Mary Lee) 2
Guild, Clark J. 2
Hamlet, Julia 2
Herman, George, English professor 2
Hunt, William 2
Lake Tahoe-Nevada Republican Women's Club 2
Mullins, Ernest 2
National Women's Political Caucus (U.S.). Nevada Chapter 2
Nelson, Esterline 2
Nevada State Democratic Convention 2
Nevada. Supreme Court 2
Nevadans for ERA, Inc 2
Pittman, Mimosa 2
Pittman, Vail Montgomery 2
Reagan, Ronald 2
Reid, Harry 2
Republican State Central Committee 2
Republican Women's Club of Las Vegas 2
Republican Women's Club of Reno 2
Russell, Charles H. (Charles Hinton) 2
Santini, Jim 2
Silver Party 2
Smith, Alice L. 2
Swobe, Coe 2
United States. Congress. Senate 2
University of Nevada System. Board of Regents 2
University of Nevada, Reno. Bureau of Governmental Research 2
Webb, William D. 2
Williams, Joseph 2
Woodward, Ullyses S. 2
Active Republican Women's Club of Las Vegas 1
Addams, Jane 1
Allen, Lemmuel 1
Austin, Mary Hunter 1
Badt, Milton B. 1
Bank of Battle Mountain 1
Barlow, Arthur Richard 1
Barlow, Martha 1
Bartlett family 1
Bartlett, George A. (George Arthur) 1
Bean, Thomas Lee 1
Bell, Norman 1
Bell, W. R. 1
Bennett, Kay M. 1
Berkley, Shelley 1
Berkner, Lloyd V. (Lloyd Viel) 1
Berlin, Ellin 1
Betty O'Neal Mines 1
Beyer, Erick 1
Biltz, Norman Henry 1
Boulder City Republican Women's Club 1
Brotherton, Frank R. 1
Budelman, Herman D. 1
Bunker, Harry S. 1
Bushnell, Eleanore 1
Carson City Republican Women's Club 1
Carson City. Grand Jury (Nev.) 1
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