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In the late 1800s, the town of Eureka, Nevada, was seeking new residents and investors to help stimulate its booming economy.... more

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The Background and Legislative History of the Indian Reorganization Act
The Indian Reorganization Act (IRA) of 1934 has been generally acknowledged as the most important statute affecting Native Americans after the General Allotment Act of 1887, and it is probably the most important single statute affecting Native Americans during the two-thirds of a century since its passage.... more

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Impressions of Nevada, 1940-1980
This interpretive history of Nevada is partly a social and political statement that draws on technical, historical, and political documents.... more

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Explorer for a Restless Nation
John Charles Frémont (1813-1890), was one of the great heroes of America’s age of Manifest Destiny. The expeditions he led through largely uncharted western territories discovered such landmarks as Lake Tahoe and Pyramid Lake, and helped make the United States a trans-continental nation.... more

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Goldfield, Nevada, was one of the West’s last mining boomtowns, centered on a fabulously rich gold deposit discovered in 1902 and exhausted by 1920.... more

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A compilation of outstanding historical features from the past six decades of Nevada Magazine, this collection includes stories on Nevada's first woman sheriff, the great train robbery, and a cattle rustler who covered his tracks by wearing shoes made from cattle hooves.... more

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Essays in Honor of Wilbur S. Shepperson
A celebration of the career of noted historian Wilbur S. Shepperson, this collection covers such diverse topics as medical history, minority history, atomic testing and weapons, gambling, humanism, and the ideal of the university in history.... more

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Hispanics were among the first people of European descent to venture into the territory that became Nevada, and they have participated in every stage of the state’... more