Subject Source: Library of Congress Genre/Form TermsScope Note: NOT for oral histories or film/tv/radio interviews- for these see LC terms.
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Materials cover the life and work of philanthropist, feminist, political activist, and one-time Nevada U. S. Senate candidate, Maya Miller from the years 1953-2003. The collection includes correspondence, speeches, campaign materials, news clips, agendas, bulletins, reports, and audio/visual resources with particular emphasis placed on Miller's position as Chairperson on the Board of Directors for the Las Vegas-based community development corporation, Operation Life.
Overview Northern Nevada at the Turn of the Millennium was a joint project between the Reno Gazette Journal and the Nevada Humanities Committee in 1999 to document life in northern Nevada at the turn of the 21st Century. Interviews collected were the background for a series of articles in the Reno Gazette Journal. Collection contains 149 interview tapes conducted at town meetings and with individuals that documents life in northern Nevada...
Overview The Red Dog Saloon opened in 1965 by Chandler A. Laughlin III in Virginia City, Nevada’s historic downtown and quickly became a hot spot for “proto-hippies” and their music, with many celebrated bands playing there over the years. In 1991, Mary Works Covington began work on a documentary film released in 1996 under the title Life and Times of the Red Dog Saloon. Collection contains materials relating to the Red Dog Saloon Reunion, which took place in 1991, film...
Dates: 1965-2014; Majority of material found within 1990-1996
Collection — Box BSQAP 0096
Scope and Contents Tapes and transcripts of the oral history to Reginald Meaker conducted by Collette Etchart in 1976. Also, a manuscript of Menaker's book.
Overview David K. Rice worked for the Nevada Department of Wildlife for 30 years primarily as Chief Conservation Educator. He is also the author of a former weekly column for the Reno Gazette Journal on hunting and fishing. Collection contains material from the Nevada Department of Wildlife (and formerly the Nevada Fish and Game Commission) about the department's conservation work, particularly at Pyramid Lake. Also includes columns written by Rice for the RGJ.
Dates: 1887 - 2014