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Southern Nevada: The Boomtown Years 1900-1925

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Title

Southern Nevada: The Boomtown Years 1900-1925

Description

This LSTA grant-funded project documents both large historical events and the more private and social lives of individuals and their communities during the mining boom in Southern Nevada in 1900-1925. Material digitized includes postcards; photographs; material from mining companies such as stock certificates, maps, business records, reports, surveys, and prospectuses; personal and business correspondence; newspapers; maps; and ephemeral material such as hotel registers, memoirs, programs for various social and sporting events, and the minute book of the Goldfield Woman's Club. Southern Nevada: The Boomtown Years brings together a wide range of original source materials found in widely diverse collections from UNLV Libraries Special Collections, the Nevada State Museum, and Historical Society in Las Vegas and the Clark County Heritage Museum. In addition to original source materials, the collection provides a wide variety of standards-based activities for elementary and high schoolers.

Creator

University of Nevada, Las Vegas University Libraries, http://digital.library.unlv.edu/

Contributor

Nevada State Museum, Clark County Museum, Nevada Historical Society in Las Vegas,

Format

Photographs; Newspapers; Maps; Letters, correspondence, and other unpublished documents, etc.

Spatial Coverage

Nevada, Las Vegas, Goldfield, Tonopah, Beatty, Searchlight, Clark County, Esmeralda County, Lincoln County, Nye County,

Temporal Coverage

1900-1925

Institution Type

Academic Library

Files

Citation

University of Nevada, Las Vegas University Libraries, http://digital.library.unlv.edu/, "Southern Nevada: The Boomtown Years 1900-1925," in Nevada Digital Collections Portal, Item #15, http://omeka.library.unlv.edu/omeka/items/show/15 (accessed September 24, 2018).