Nevada: A Guide To The Silver State

Nevada: A Guide To The Silver State

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During the Great Depression of the 1930s thousands of writers were hired by the Works Project Administration to create hundreds of guidebooks on all of the states in the U.S. These volumes that were produced became known as theAmerican Guide Series. This series has been described as the biggest, fastest and most original research job in the history of the world.No library collection in Nevada would be complete without a copy of Nevada: A Guide To The Silver State.The Tonopah agreement did not cover Goldfield, where in 1907 a serious labor clash took place; before it was settled the Governor of Nevada asked, and received, aid from Federal troops to protect property. In 1939 the mining wage scaleanbsp;...

Title:Nevada: A Guide To The Silver State
Author:Federal Writers Project
Publisher:Somerset Publishers, Inc. - 1940-01-01


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