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Three Historic Nevada Cities: Carson City, Reno, Virginia City tells the stories of three cities established after the Comstock Lode discovery in 1859 brought a "reverse migration" from California. The stories, told by this travel itinerary of 57...  (National Register of Historic Places, supported by National Park Service)
The Old Mormon Fort: Birthplace of Las Vegas, Nevada recalls the individuals and events leading to the creation of Las Vegas. In 1855, Brigham Young sent 30 men to farm, convert Indians, and build a settlement along a trail to the...  (National Park Service, Teaching with Historic Places)
Southern Nevada: The Boomtown Years provides more than 1500 primary documents, photos, and maps that tell the story of southern Nevada's boom towns (in the late 19th and early 20th centuries). Special sections focus on...  (UNLV, supported by Institute of Museum and Library Services)
Buckaroos in Paradise: Ranching Culture in Northern Nevada, 1945-1982 presents documentation of a northern Nevada cattle-ranching community, with a focus on the family-run Ninety-Six Ranch and its cowboys, known as buckaroos. This collection presents 41...  (Library of Congress)
Hoover Dam Learning Packet contains learning activities on the impact of Hoover Dam on the environment and its technical and historical significance. Learn about the history, wildlife, water resources, and...  (Department of the Interior)
Environmental Education offers activities for elementary students and families visiting Lake Mead National Recreation Area to learn about desert plants, animals, food chains, and "communities" in the Mojave...  (National Park Service)
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