Women -- Nevada
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 59 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Colleen Joy (Moore) Plummer grew up in Fallon, Nevada and served as a trustee on the Churchill County School Board. Collection consists of materials related to Plummer's terms on the Churchill County School Board and one scrapbook containing materials from Plummer's junior high, high school, and college careers between 1940-1984.
Abstract Proclamation by Nevada Governor Richard H. Bryan declaring the week of March 4-10, 1984, as Nevada Women's History Week.
Abstract Included is a letter from Ruth Glick to Jean Ford about the first organizational meeting of the Reno Women's Network, a survey form intended to provide direction to the organization, and a newsletter from June 1981.
Overview YWCA Nevada is an affiliate of YWCA USA, and the first officially established YWCA in Las Vegas since November 2014. YWCA’s impact spans more than 160 years and serves more than 25 million women and girls. Reno-Sparks YWCA Records include minutes, yearly and special reports, correspondence, strategic plans and policies, organizational histories, program documentation, scrapbooks, clippings, and photographs.Researchers are fortunate to have available numerous sets of minutes of...
Abstract Marjorie Ann Guild Russell (1916-1997) was a Nevada First Lady and longtime Board of Trustee member. Included in this collection are family papers containing clippings, correspondence, a speech about living in the Nevada governor's mansion, and photographs, all between 1914-1994.
Abstract Genevieve Segerblom (March 15, 1918 – January 4, 2013) was an American politician of the Nevada Assembly throughout 1992 and 2000. Included are clippings between 1907-1994 about Segerblom and her husband, Cliff, articles written by Segerblom, and biographical materials about family members: mother, Hazel Bell Wines (Nevada Assemblyman); grandfather W.R. "Johnny" Bell (Nevada State Senator); and uncle, Norman Bell.
Abstract Alicia Smalley was a Nevada and member of the Douglas County School Board, District No.1. Campaign materials for Smalley's second election to the Douglas County, Nevada, school board include flyers, mailings, sample ballot, clippings, and a photograph of Smalley. Material between 1983-1992.
Abstract Chester Horace Smith(1919-2005) was a former Nevada newspaper editor and veteran of state and congressional politics. Consists of materials related to the "Salute to Nevada's Outstanding Women of the Century" event, sponsored by the Nevada State Society of Washington, D.C. and held in November, 1973. Honored were Eva B. Adams, Helen Delich Bentley, and Patricia (Pat) Nixon. Included are clippings, articles, programs, photos, and a biographical sketch of Chester H. Smith.
Abstract Louise Aloys Smith (1917-1999) was an Assemblywoman, Electric company employee, Little theater co-founder and director, Board member for the County Library and Marzan House Museum and Nevada Woman of the Year. Included are photocopies of documents and correspondence related to Smith's service in the United States Women's Army Corps and in the Nevada State Assembly between 1942-1952. Assembly materials include bills and correspondence on Nevada adoption laws.
Abstract Idah Meacham Strobridge was a Nevada author. Letters to Strobridge are from Mary Austin,  and ; William Dean Howells, 1909; and Gwendolen Overton, n.d. [post 1903]; all were originally tipped into books by these authors which were attributed to have been in Strobridge's library. Austin's letters discuss the state of her health and her daughter's poor health, express her admiration of Strobridge's latest book and wish they had met years before, and delineate progress on Austin's...