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History of Walter J. Harris Family in Nevada and the Barnes Family in Nevada

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Identifier: NC642
Abstract Typescript biography of Walter J. Harris, native Nevadan, banker and member of the Freemasons; and a history of Everett's parents, his wife Grace Barnes Harris, and her family in Nevada.,Includes photos and a history of Dayton, Nevada by Fanny Gore Hazelet.
Dates: 1951-1957

Georgia Hedrick Collection on Sarah Winnemucca

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Identifier: 93-67
Abstract Georgie Hedrick was an elementary school teacher in Reno, Nevada. Included is correspondence related to Hedrick's efforts to have an elementary school in northern Nevada named in honor of Nevada Paiute Indian activist Sarah Winnemucca and to have Sarah selected as the subject of one of Nevada's two statues in the rotunda of the U.S. Capitol building. Material between 1991-1992.
Dates: 1991-1992

Helen Herr Papers

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Identifier: 93-09
Abstract Helen Herr was a Las Vegas, Nevada realtor and the first woman elected to the Nevada State Sentae. Included are clippings, certificates, and photographs related to Herr's profession as a realtor in Las Vegas, Nevada, and her political activities; and personal photographs. Subjects include the Boulder Highway Association, the Nevada Anti-Equal Rights Amendment movement, the Nevada Youth Training Center for Girls at Caliente, the Optimist Boys Home and Ranch/Spring Mountain Youth Camp, and Clark...
Dates: 1900-1991

Essay on Sarah Ann Lyell Holcomb

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Identifier: 90-27
Abstract Essay about the author's grandmother, Sarah Ann Lyell Holcomb, 1844-1921, briefly describes the Lyell family's trip to Nevada in 1864, Sarah's everyday life, and her family.
Dates: 1952

Mildred Brooke Hoover Papers

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Identifier: NC1076
Abstract Correspondence from Mildred to various relatives, genealogical data sheet (blank) for the Hoover family, and photos of Hoover, Stanley, and Carr family members.,One letter speaks of Mildred's membership in the Woman's Christian Temperance Union.
Dates: 1889-1941

Industrial Workers of the World Records

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Identifier: NC1032
Abstract Industrial Workers of the World was a local branch of a radical labor organization, located in Tonopah and Goldfield, Nevada. Included are membership rosters, expense books, and minutes, from 1906-1907. Of particular note are the indications of the number of women involved in the Wobbly movement in Nevada.
Dates: 1906-1907

Beatrice Fettic Jones Papers

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Identifier: 84-02
Abstract Primarily, legal documents such as deeds and probate cases; and accounts of the earliest non-indigenous settlers in Nevada, specifically the Motts, Fettics, and Brockliss'. Miscellaneous materials include report card and diploma from Mottsville schools, newspaper clippings, genealogical worksheets, Nevada centennial programs, an autograph album, and scrapbook of 19th and 20th century advertising art. Created by Beatrice Fettic Jones from 1859-1964.
Dates: 1859-1964

Records of the Ladies' Aid Society

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Identifier: NC129
Abstract The Ladies' Aid Society was a women's group of the Congregational Church in Reno. Included are accounts of meetings, lists of members, and financial records. Minutes frequently mention quilt making activities by the members, between 1899 and 1908.
Dates: 1899-1908

League of Women Voters of Nevada Records

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Identifier: 82-15
Overview 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 the...
Dates: 1941-1981

Diary of Mabel Lockett

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Identifier: 94-51
Abstract Mabel Lockett traveled by wagon in 1902 with her parents and brother Tommy from Chadron, Nebraska, through Wyoming, Idaho, and Utah to Flagstaff and Phoenix, Arizona. Contains typescript daily diary of Mabel Lockett's family's trip. Mabel recounts activities in Nebraska before starting the trip, events along the trail, and life in Flagstaff and Phoenix. Unlike earlier journeys the family was able to travel from one town to another. Dates range from May 11 - December 31, 1902
Dates: May 11-December 31, 1902

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