Women -- West (U.S.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 63 Collections and/or Records:
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
Abstract Anna's reminiscences describe the conditions under which she and her sister Dagmar mined in the Nevada desert.
Abstract Biographical essay about Selina Walker Hammond, 1841-1921, a Mormon who pioneered in the Eagle Valley of southern Nevada with her husband John.
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.
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.
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.