Reno (Nev.) -- Politics and government
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Meeting agenda summarizes grievances of the organization which included growth issues and the City's handling of problems related to growth and planning. The collection contains material from 1978 created by the Reno Citizens for a Recall Effort.
Abstract Includes a ballot for the City of Reno general election of May 6, 1919, and a pamphlet from mayoral candidate Frank J. Byington for the same election.
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 The collection includes typescripts of Georgetta's fiction and non-fiction manuscripts, both published and unpublished, much of it based on Nevada themes, characters, and locales; personal diaries letters to daughter Caryl...
Identifier: AC 0554
Overview Dr. Milton D. Glick was born in Memphis, Tennessee, on July 30, 1937. He obtained his doctorate degree in chemistry at the University of Wisconsin in Madison and married Peggy Porter in 1965. Dr. Glick joined the chemistry faculty at Wayne State University in Detroit, where he eventually became Chair of the Department of Chemistry and published 99 research articles. The Records of the President of the University of Nevada, Reno, Milton D. Glick, include bylaws, capital improvement studies,...
Abstract Martha B. Gould was formerly the director of the Washoe County Libraries and an unsuccessful candidate for mayor of Reno, Nevada in 1995. Records of Gould's 1995 unsuccessful campaign for mayor of Reno, Nevada, include campaign plan, platform, press release, financial disclosure forms, donor lists, newspaper clippings, letters of support, volunteer lists, survey results, and material about opponent, Jeff Griffin (1994-1995).
Abstract Includes clippings, posters, sample ballots, and advertising handouts (balloons, ruler) for Harris' mayoral campaigns; birthday cards; and articles about Reno's growth and development, particularly through urban renewal.
Abstract Nevada State Federation of Labor was a Cooperative organization of labor unions in Nevada. Collection includes fliers and programs for union events, and clippings about labor strikes, politics, and floods in Reno between 1949-1954. Also present are several issues of the labor newspapers Nevada, state labor news, and Nevada citizen.
Abstract One section of materials focuses on specific projects or controversies experienced while Kathryn was a council member. Notable among these materials are those relating to the Plumas Street Widening Project, which raised considerable public uproar, including a threatened recall of four council members. Other projects include the Robb Drive I-80 interchange, a child care conference, and the wetlands and streams environmental policy. Newspaper clippings relating to specific projects are generally...