Nevada -- Politics and government

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 99 Collections and/or Records:

Jim Santini Papers

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Identifier: 82-61
Abstract James David Santini's papers as Representative to the U.S. Congress from Nevada include files related to his committee assignments and interests, particularly on the Energy and Commerce Committee; Interior and Insular Affairs Committee; and Select Committee on Aging. Campaign files are included. Material from 1974-1982.

Grant Sawyer Papers

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Identifier: 97-28
Abstract Grant Sawyer served as the governor of Nevada from 1959-1967 and during his term created the state Equal Rights Commission, pushed for economic development and diversity in the state, and created the Gaming Control Act of 1959 and Nevada Gaming Commission. Included are newspaper clippings from Nevada newspapers documenting Sawyer's years as governor; certificates; photographs; paintings; plaques; and artifacts such as campaign hats, ribbon cutting scissors, flags, and small statues. Material...

Genevieve Segerblom Papers

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Identifier: 95-03
Abstract Genevieve Segerblom (March 15, 1918 – January 4, 2013) was an American politician of the Nevada Assembly throughout 1992 and 2000. Included are clippings between 1907-1994 about Segerblom and her husband, Cliff, articles written by Segerblom, and biographical materials about family members: mother, Hazel Bell Wines (Nevada Assemblyman); grandfather W.R. "Johnny" Bell (Nevada State Senator); and uncle, Norman Bell.

Alicia Smalley Papers

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Identifier: 93-70
Abstract Alicia Smalley was a Nevada and member of the Douglas County School Board, District No.1. Campaign materials for Smalley's second election to the Douglas County, Nevada, school board include flyers, mailings, sample ballot, clippings, and a photograph of Smalley. Material between 1983-1992.

Louise Aloys Smith Papers

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Identifier: 94-13
Abstract Louise Aloys Smith (1917-1999) was an Assemblywoman, Electric company employee, Little theater co-founder and director, Board member for the County Library and Marzan House Museum and Nevada Woman of the Year. Included are photocopies of documents and correspondence related to Smith's service in the United States Women's Army Corps and in the Nevada State Assembly between 1942-1952. Assembly materials include bills and correspondence on Nevada adoption laws.

Letterhead of the State Central Committee of the Nevada Democratic Party

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Identifier: 90-48
Abstract Blank letterhead for the party lists J.G. (James) Scrugham as chairman and Lillie B. Clinedinst as secretary.

Minutes of the State Convention of the Nevada Republican Party

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Identifier: 95-05
Abstract Lengthy minutes include transcripts of remarks and speeches on May 18-19, 1956, including those nominating Charles H. Russell as a candidate for Nevada governor; record of votes cast for candidates; platform statement; and treasurers' report.

Connie Steinheimer campaign materials

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Identifier: 96-21
Abstract Connie Steinheimer is a District Court judge for Washoe County, Nevada, elected in 1992. Campaign materials for Steinheimer's election as District Court judge include flyers and a t-shirt.

To the English-American voters of the state of Nevada

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Identifier: 94-03
Abstract H.S. Symons relates the story of the murder of his brother, Humphrey Symons and the trials which initially found the accused murderer guilty but subsequently released him. Symons blames Republican politics for the travesty of justice and goes on to campaign for the free coinage of silver to aid the slumping mining industry. This essay was published October 25, 1880.

Broadside for a train excursion

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Identifier: NC761
Abstract Broadside advertising an excursion train from Reno to Virginia City to a "great Republican meeting," and an invoice for printing from the Reno evening gazette.