Women -- Nevada
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 59 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Clarabelle Douglas Decker was an elementary through college teacher and librarian who came to Las Vegas, Nevada, in 1930. Her special interest was the establishment of public school libraries.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 Pat Gottschalk was a resident of Reno, Nevada, and a friend of Geneva Douglas. Consists of eulogies read at Douglas' memorial services in Rockport, Maine and Las Vegas, Nevada. Material from 1993.
Overview 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. Material between 1945-1993.
Dates: 1945-1993; Majority of material found within 1978-1990
Overview 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 Prudence Moon Ford was a resident of Las Vegas and Carson City, Nevada. 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 (1956-1993).
Abstract Vivian Freeman was a nurse in Reno, Nevada and a member of the Nevada State Assembly from Washoe County. 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. Material between 1972-1982.
Overview 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.
Overview Clel Evan Georgetta (1901-1979) was White Pine County's Assemblyman for two terms and a member of the Nevada Republican State Central Committee (1935-1942). He was instrumental in passing the six-week divorce residency requirement and authored laws on range and water rights. The collection includes typescripts of Georgetta's fiction and non-fiction manuscripts, both published and unpublished, much of it based on Nevada themes, characters, and locales; personal diaries letters to daughter Caryl...
Abstract Nevadan Del Haas was the owner of the Wine Glass Ranch at Round Mountain, Nevada. Autobiographical sketch from 1994 of Ms. Del Haas includes a history of the community of Kingston, Nevada, Ro Ranch, and Darrough's Hot Springs, Nevada.
Abstract Includes Liliam Lujon 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. Created between 1991-1993.