Nevada: A Guide to the Silver State

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INDEX
PRINCIPAL REFERENCE FIRST
"Adventures of Captain Bonneville," 31
Agriculture: Alfalfa, 64, 73, 136, 211, 265; beet sugar, 73, 266; dairying, 64, 136; grain, 136; grapes, 180; hay, 64, 127, 128, 167, 196, 209, 210, 217, 254; melons, 180, 265; potatoes, 209; poultry raising, 64, 136, 180, 265; truck gardens, 64, 180
Airports: Elko, 166; Las Vegas, 182; Reno, 144
Alamo, 178
Amos, 214
Anza, Captain Bantista de, 29
Archæology, 22-25, 135, 181, 182, 192, 207, 237, 265; Court of Antiquity, 141; fossil beds, 15, 125, 216
Architecture (see also Houses), 100- 103; adobe, 103, 181; churches, 103, 132, 156, 256; courthouses, 121, 127, 132, 154, 174, 208, 228, 231, 156, 260; Federal buildings, 151, 190, 203; jigsaw work, 277, 285; Goldfield Hotel, 231; iron shutters and decorations, 198, 277; St. Mary's in the Mountains, 103, 284; schools, 198, 220, 224; state capitol, 202; war memorial buildings, 190, 203; Victorian, 150, 195; Withington Hotel, 253
Argenta, 127
Artemisia (see Sagebrush) Arthur, 120, 165
Artists, 105
Aurora, 220, 58, 84, 90, 155, 211
Austin, 258, 45, 47, 51, 58, 84, 91, 93, 94, 102, 127, 128, 225, 226, 250, 259, 260, 261
Baker, 242
Baldwin, "Lucky", 283
Bands (school), 104
Bannon, C. B. O., 131
Basalt, 245
Basques, 136, 52, 72, 132
Battle Mountain, 127-128, 86, 261
Battles (Indian): Battle Mountain, 127; Goshute, 163; Paradise Valley, 213; Pyramid Lake, 28, 41, 200, 206, 268; Rattlesnake Hill, 192-193
Beatie, H. S., 37, 207
Beatty, 24, 88, 232
Beckwourth, James, 142, 192
Becky's Springs, 246
Belasco, David, 98
Belmont, 258, 84, 225, 228, 262
Beowawe, 9, 118, 125
Berlin, 262
Bidwell, John, 34, 113, 172, 212
Big Bonanza, 280
Big Meadows, 135, 136
Birds, 18, 19
Black Canyon, 236, 239, 240241
Black Springs, 15
Black Spring Place, 193
Blair, 223
Bodie, 220
Bonneville, Captain Eulalie, 31-32
Bottle House (see Museums) Boulder Canyon, 240
Boulder City, 238, 86, 235, 239
Boulder Dam (see also Parks), 239- 240, 74, 108, 174, 176, 183, 187
Boulder Dam Memorial, 239
Bowers, "Sandy", Lemuel, 101, 151, 196, 197
Bowers, Mrs. Lemuel (Eilley Orrum), 151, 196, 197, 285
Boyle, Emmet D., 84
Bradley, L. R., 84
Bridges: French, 130; Lake (Fuller), 148; Penrod, 168, 169
Bringhurst, William, 184
Bryan, William Jennings, 49
Buel, Colonel David, 93, 254
Buel Shoe Fund, 93
Bullfrog, 88
Bullion, 124
Bunkerville, 180
Burton, Richard, 112, 163
Butler, Jim, 225, 226, 258

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Nevada: A Guide to the Silver State
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Preface v
  • Contents vii
  • Maps xiii
  • General Information xv
  • Part I - Nevada's Background 1
  • The Silver State 3
  • Natural Setting 6
  • Plant and Animal Life *
  • First Nevadans 22
  • Wilderness to Modern State *
  • Mining and Mining Jargon 55
  • Ranching and Stock Growing *
  • Stock Jargon 75
  • Press, Church, and School 79
  • The Arts *
  • Sports and Recreation 107
  • Part II - Touring the State *
  • Part III - Appendices 287
  • Chronology 289
  • Supplementary Reading List of Nevada Books 297
  • Index Principal Reference First 305
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