Depressions -- 1929 -- United States
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract George Dewey Melody was a Nevadan, veteran of World War I, rancher, construction worker, and Nevada Assemblyman, 1951-1953. Melody recalls his childhood on Rebel Creek, Humboldt County, Nevada; gives biographical sketches of his parents; tells of his father's relationship with Indians in the Ft. McDermitt, Nevada area; describes ranching in northern Nevada, his work experiences and the 1929 depression. Material from 1929.
Overview An appraisal of the accomplishments of the Federal Works Project in Reno, including the Civil Works Administration, Nevada Emergency Relief Administration, and Works Progress Administration. Projects included bridges, parks, the Washoe County Golf Course, street improvements, sewers, and flood control and were documented with photos and data on costs.
Dates: 1938 March
Abstract Marie Louise Coffin Summerfield was a Carson City, Nevada resident, widow of Trenmore Coffin, Sr. and Sardis Summerfield; and a member and officer of the Western Federation of Women's Clubs. Collection includes correspondence about financial matters, the closure of the estate of Trenmore Coffin, and the withdrawal of her investments from a California savings and loan during the Depression; school records of her son Trenmore at the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis; tax bills; and history and...