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Women -- West (U.S.)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 63 Collections and/or Records:

First Baptist Church of Reno Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC1108
Abstract Included are minutes of the Board of Trustees, Board of Christian Education, Dorcas Circle/Women's Auxiliary, Ladies' Serving Society/Ladies' Aid Society, Mission Circle, Philathea Class, Junior Guide Girls, Baptist Young People's Society, and Friendship Circle. Also in the collection are manuscript church histories by Maude Sawin Taylor; clippings about the church, Rev. Adams, and James Edward Church; photographs of the church and its missions, downtown Reno, and several ministers; and three...

Jean Ford Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 89-19
Abstract Included are clippings, correspondence, and political handouts for Mary L. Gojack's 1982 campaign for U.S. Congressman from Nevada, and 1988 Nevada campaigns for local and federal offices; and printed materials on the Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, women's rights and legal status, age and sex discrimination, education for women, and other related women's issues in Nevada and the U.S.

The gathering of the clan; my forebears

 Collection
Identifier: NC326
Abstract Primarily reminiscences of Mrs. Hewes' father, his friends and associates such as mine superintendent William Irwin and Nevada Senator William M. Stewart, and his business interests. Also included are memoirs of Clair's mother, Florence Evelyn Kingsley Waters Hofer, her family's overland journey to Placerville, California, Clair's childhood there and in Gold Hill, Nevada, and famous Nevada friends.

The Gentry history: from Essex, England to the western United States

 Collection
Identifier: 91-10
Abstract History of the family of Samuel and Elizabeth Davis Gentry, Mormons who immigrated from England to Utah in 1864 and whose descendents settled in parts of Utah and southern Nevada.

Ghost town publisher

 Collection
Identifier: NC69
Abstract Story of the author's experiences as part owner of the Virginia City news, along with Aldo Perino and Milo Saling; also descriptions and history of Virginia City, Nevada.

Goldmining in the desert of Nevada in the summer of 1940

 Collection
Identifier: 98-01
Abstract Anna's reminiscences describe the conditions under which she and her sister Dagmar mined in the Nevada desert.

Essay about Selina Walker Hammond

 Collection
Identifier: 90-29
Abstract Biographical essay about Selina Walker Hammond, 1841-1921, a Mormon who pioneered in the Eagle Valley of southern Nevada with her husband John.

Helen Herr Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 93-09
Abstract 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.

Essay on Sarah Ann Lyell Holcomb

 Collection
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.

Mildred Brooke Hoover Papers

 Collection
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.