Women -- Nevada -- Biography
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Helen M. Dunn was a Reno, Nevada teacher who grew up in Goldfield. The author recounts memories of her childhood, playtime, and school activities; descriptions of Goldfield, Nevada, and the University of Nevada, Reno; and recollections of her teaching career, including teaching years at Billinghurst Junior High School in Reno, Nevada (1900-1999).
Abstract Account ledgers of William E. Gould, 1879-1881; biographical sketches of members of the Gould and Hymers families who came west from Maine in 1869 and settled in Reno in 1876; and brief biography of Prudence Ermina Hymers Gould of Reno. Mention of the Gould Dairy business is made in both the family history and Prudence Gould biography.
Identifier: AC 0493
Overview Vera May Haviland (1903-1965) was born in Winnemucca, Nevada to Carl and Lillian Haviland. Haviland graduated from the University of Nevada with a Bachelor's degree in education in 1926. The collection consists of a 15-page biography about her written in 2011 by her grandson, Kevin Allec, and a DVD of the silent movie, "The Winning of Barbara Worth", filmed in Winnemucca and photographed by Haviland.
Abstract Biographical sketch of Ellen Riordan Holcher (wife of August Holcher) who grew up on her family's ranch near Jiggs, Nevada, and who with her husband, ranched near Lovelock, Nevada. Sketch from 1991.
Home means Nevada: the autobiography of Edna B. Patterson and the history of the Patterson family and their life in Nevada
Abstract Edna Burke Patterson was a member of the State Central Republican Committee and the Nevada State Board of Education, on which she served as the first woman president. In this manuscript of her book by the same title, Patterson recounts her childhood days; married life with her rancher husband, John Malcolm Patterson, in the Lamoille, Nevada, area; descriptions of Elko, Nevada; her work as an historian and author; and the establishment of the Northeastern Nevada Historical Society. Dated 1992.
Abstract Lela Halsell Hempton's memoirs reveal her life as a child on a family farm in southwest Missouri; the family's move to Columbia, near Goldfield, Nevada, in 1904; childhood on the Nevada frontier; education, early teaching career in rural Nevada schools, and married life. Material from 1975.
Abstract Virginia Moura was a Nevadan and served as the Pershing County Deputy Recorder. Reminiscences of Moura's mother's life on a farm near Lovelock and Golconda, Nevada, and her own life since high school graduation. Material from 1993.
Abstract Gertrude Gottschalk was a Native of Nevada and an active in state Democratic Party politics. Included are the family memoirs by Gottschalk and her mother, Jennie Riordan, about the women in their family, especially Jeannette (Jennie) O'Hare Riordan and Margaret McNally O'Hare (1940-1996).
Abstract Lorraine B. Scatena was a rancher in Yerington, Nevada and a women's rights advocate. Autobiographical sketch of Scatena and an obituary of and poem for Kent Dick, a Paiute Indian who worked on Scatena's ranch in Yerington (1994-1996).
Overview Soroptimist International Carson City is a Carson City, Nevada-based service organization. The collection includes correspondence, programs, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, photographs, and a book published by the organization, "The Past Lies Here: A Comment Concerning the Women of Carson City and Nevada." Material between 1957-1995.