Tonopah (Nev.)

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Interview of John Bonney by Robert Bruno

 Collection
Identifier: NC562
Abstract Interview of Bonney by Robert L. Bruno, discussing his Nevada mining experiences from 1909-1913, in Rhyolite, Tonopah, and Virginia City.
Dates: 1972

The call of the ambulance

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Identifier: 91-36
Abstract Sheet music honoring the Tonopah Ambulance Regiment for service in World War I and A letter accompanying the gift from Barbara Horton Mighels, describes other war-related activities in Tonopah. The collection contains material from 1917 created by Dorothy Marett.
Dates: 1917

Reminiscences of William Emminger

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Identifier: NC337
Abstract Contains a history of Rochester, Nevada; a city directory of Rochester compiled by Emminger, stories about such Nevada residents as Libby Molan, the little old lady of the mountain, and Jack Longstreet; and a biography of Emminger's father-in-law, , Louis C. Hartsough which also includes reminiscences of Emminger's careers.
Dates: 1965

Program for the Grand Souvenir Ball

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Identifier: NC65
Abstract Fraternal Order of Eagles was fraternal organization with a local chapter in Tonopah, Nevada. Includes program for the Grand Souvenir Ball 1905 held at Christmas. Included is a brief history and photos of Tonopah.
Dates: 1905

Industrial Workers of the World Records

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Identifier: NC1032
Abstract Industrial Workers of the World was a local branch of a radical labor organization, located in Tonopah and Goldfield, Nevada. Included are membership rosters, expense books, and minutes, from 1906-1907. Of particular note are the indications of the number of women involved in the Wobbly movement in Nevada.
Dates: 1906-1907

Thomas J. Lynch Papers

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Identifier: NC610
Abstract Typescript memoirs of Lynch, intended for publication as Tonopah memories: mines, desert, rats & burros. Featured is a history of the Tonopah mining region and its inhabitants, including John C. Lynch; and the Desert Springs Ranch, Utah, located 50 miles east of Pioche, Nevada.
Dates: 1901-1942

The Mizpah Mine survey

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Identifier: 85-21
Abstract Created by Rebecca Herbst in the 1980s, this survey recounts the Mizpah Mine history and production, and provides a physical description of the mine.
Dates: 1980

Ogden F. Monahan Papers

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Identifier: AC 0430
Overview Ogden F. Monahan was raised in Tonopah, Nevada and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Nevada in 1924. He was a fullback on the football team, a member of the basketball team, and senior class president. The collection includes programs, photographs, and other ephemera of football games, dances, and other university events; yearbooks and other university publications; and grade reports, certificates, and miscelleanous personal papers.
Dates: 1921-1924

Raycraft and Rives Family Papers

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Identifier: NC594
Overview Francis Bernard Golden (1862?-1911), of Irish birth, was a Nevada businessman and jeweler, married to Mary Louise Morris. James Morris (1826?-1900), also Irish, was County Commissioner and Justice of the Peace in Empire City, Nevada, married to Margaret Muldoon (1831?-1893). Margaret (Madge) Theresa Morris Raycraft (1864-1943), daughter of James Morris, schoolteacher, married to James A. Raycraft. James Andrew Raycraft (1862-1913) ran livery stable business in Genoa, Nevada and vicinity and...
Dates: 1876-1965

The Bergs of Round Mountain, 1900-1984: An Historical Sketch

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Identifier: 88-21
Abstract Includes Lucile Rae Berg's master's thesis, A history of the Tonopah area and adjacent region of central Nevada, 1827-1941; oral history of Karl "Skook" Berg and his wife Arleen; genealogical information on the Berg family; and a copy of the BLM report, the Round Mountain land status question.
Dates: 1900-1984