Women -- Nevada
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 59 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Includes articles about Decker, her careers and her family; correspondence, clippings, and photographs about the Las Vegas elementary school named in Decker's honor; teaching contracts; graduation certificates; research papers on school libraries in Nevada and Arizona; and two books authored by Decker
Abstract Consists of eulogies read at Geneva Douglas' memorial services in Rockport, Maine and Las Vegas, Nevada.
Abstract The Geneva Douglas papers are largely composed of materials related to her participation in Soroptimist International. Smaller portions of the collection come from her professional work at the U.S. Public Health Service, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the Nevada Nuclear Waste Study Group. Other volunteer organizations activities are also present, including Douglas’s role as chairperson of the Governor's Advisory Committee on Volunteerism.
Abstract The collection consists primarily of materials created and/or used by Ford during her years as Nevada state legislator and during the operation of her businesses. Additional materials include personal papers, and course materials from her role as instructor in the Women’s Studies Program at UNR. A series which was added in 1996 contains materials about the many organizations and committees she has been involved with in her professional career.
Abstract Included is correspondence to Prudence, samples of her original floral watercolor greeting cards, lyrics for music she played, address book, appointment calendar which served as her diary, and obituary notices.,Also included are correspondence and photographs from her sons, Oscar and Samuel Ford.
Abstract Materials of Nevada women's organizations include bylaws, newsletters, minutes, and correspondence from the National Women's Political Caucus, Nevada and Anne Martin Chapters; Nevada League of Women Voters; Nevadans for Better Government; Reno Women's Network; and Hannah Humanitarian Award.
Abstract Literary club based out of Gardnerville, Nevada and founded in 1916 for “the education of the members, the bettering of the home, the uplifting of the community, and the betterment of all things which lie in womans [sic] sphere of life, liberty and the enjoyment of happiness.” Collection includes constitutions, bylaws, minutes, programs, scrapbook of clippings about the club, and club history in the form of member biographies, obituaries, and programs and photographs of special events.
Abstract Includes typescripts of Clel E. Georgetta's manuscripts, published and unpublished, fiction and non-fiction, much of it based on Nevada themes, characters, and locales personal diaries letters to daughter Caryl Georgetta political and other speeches short stories, articles, and book manuscripts and scrapbooks of clippings. Topics include the Nevada sheep industry, Georgetta's Triune ranch, his law practice and clients local and state politics attitudes toward women and minorities and...
Abstract Autobiographical sketch of Ms. Del Haas includes a history of the community of Kingston, Nevada, Ro Ranch, and Darrough's Hot Springs, Nevada.
Abstract Includes Liliam Hickey's resume; biographical sketch from the book Hispanic profiles in Nevada history, 1829-1991, by Thomas Rodriquez and M.L. Miranda; and a poster featuring Nevada women.