Nevada -- Politics and government

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 99 Collections and/or Records:

Democratic State Convention Records

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Identifier: NC532
Abstract Registration materials given to each delegate, including bulletins, the newspaper Nevada democratic record, delegate's badge, and program listing delegates. The collection contains material from 1966 created by the Democratic State Convention.

Jill Derby Papers

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Identifier: 93-45
Overview Jill Derby is a Nevada anthropologist, consultant and lecturer on social concerns, communication dynamics, and cross-cultural perspectives; leader of the organization Nevadans for ERA; member of the Nevada Board of Regents; first state chair of the National Women's Political Caucus (NWPC) (U.S.), Nevada; and active in the Douglas County (Nevada) branch of the NWPC (U.S.). Included are political materials about Derby's campaigns for University of Nevada Regent and Nevada state Assemblyman;...

Interview of Carl Dodge

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Identifier: NC400
Abstract Unedited transcript of a taped interview conducted by Elmer R. Rusco in which Dodge discussed then recent changes in the Legislature, issues facing future sessions, and related matters.

Election campaign card

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Identifier: 99-12
Abstract Election campaign card, similar to a business card, for J.W. Hickey's unsuccessful candidacy for assemblyman from Lyon County, Nevada, representing the Socialist party. Material from November 3, 1914.

Election tickets

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Identifier: NC775
Abstract Political party election tickets listing candidates for national and Nevada offices.,Included are the Union ticket, 1864; National Union Democratic State and Union State tickets, 1866; Union Republican ticket, 1872; county convention in Virginia City, 1878; Silver Party convention, 1898; and Reno precinct list, n.d.

Jean Ford Papers

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Identifier: 89-19
Overview Imogene Evelyn Young (Jean) Ford (1929-1998) served in the Nevada State Assembly (1972-19760 and in the Nevada State Senate from Clark County, District 3 (1977-1982). The collection includes clippings, correspondence, and political handouts for Mary L. Gojack's 1982 campaign for U.S. Congresswoman 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...

Jean Ford Papers

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Identifier: 93-41
Overview The collection consists primarily of materials created and/or used by Ford during her years as Nevada state legislator and during the operation of her businesses. Additional materials include personal papers, and course materials from her role as instructor in the Women’s Studies Program at UNR. A series which was added in 1996 contains materials about the many organizations and committees she has been involved with in her professional career.

Vivian Freeman Papers

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Identifier: 93-43
Abstract Vivian Freeman was a nurse in Reno, Nevada and a member of the Nevada State Assembly from Washoe County. Materials of Nevada women's organizations include bylaws, newsletters, minutes, and correspondence from the National Women's Political Caucus, Nevada and Anne Martin Chapters; Nevada League of Women Voters; Nevadans for Better Government; Reno Women's Network; and Hannah Humanitarian Award. Material between 1972-1982.

A gathering of governors (Program)

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Identifier: 94-24
Abstract Program for a special live broadcast featuring four former and one current Nevada governors discussing their experiences.

Clel Georgetta Papers

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Identifier: 99-42
Overview Clel Evan Georgetta (1901-1979) was White Pine County's Assemblyman for two terms and a member of the Nevada Republican State Central Committee (1935-1942). He was instrumental in passing the six-week divorce residency requirement and authored laws on range and water rights. The collection includes typescripts of Georgetta's fiction and non-fiction manuscripts, both published and unpublished, much of it based on Nevada themes, characters, and locales; personal diaries letters to daughter Caryl...