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Reno (Nev.) -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Nellie Beasley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0479
Abstract The collection consists of memorabilia of University of Nevada events, Reno history, and newspaper articles providing biographical information about Nellie Beasley.

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.

Midtown Oral History Project Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC1369
Overview The Midtown History Project was initiated by the Regional Transportation Commission of Washoe County (RTC) in 2015 as part of its Virginia Street Bus RAPID Transit Extension Project. The collection contains transcripts, audio files, digital photographs, and copyright forms for the Midtown Oral History Project.

Reno Divorce Ephemera Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2015-14
Abstract Reno, Nevada's reputation for granting a quick divorce was widely known and often featured in print and film. The two publications included in this collection are examples of the kind of material published about Reno's divorce industry.

Raymond I. Smith

 Collection
Identifier: 99-64
Abstract Anecdotal biograpahy by an unknown author of Raymond I. "Pappy" Smith, owner of Harold's Club in Reno, Nevada, describes Smith's personality, Reno and the gambling industry in the 1930s-1960s, Harold's Club clientele, and Smith's personal life.

Sparks Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2015-24
Overview John Sparks was a native of Mississippi that made his fortune in the cattle business and banking in Texas and Wyoming Territory after the Civil War. He married Nancy Elnora Knight in 1880 and moved to Elko County, Nevada where he continued cattle ranching operations. In 1902, Sparks became the 10th governor of Nevada, but passed away while in office during his second term in May 1908. Sparks was survived by his wife and four children: Maud Sparks McKenzie, Benton Hackett Sparks, Charles M....

Vaughn Middle School Oral History Project Records

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Identifier: 82-13
Abstract Audio tape interviews conducted by the seventh and eighth grade students in the Academically Talented Program at Vaughn Middle School record the subjects thoughts on how they felt about their work, family conflicts, job satisfaction, ethical considerations, and pay.