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The original concept art for "A Passage through Time," the Elko Street-scape public art project undertaken by the Nevada Department of Transportation in Elko in the spring and summer of 2015. The artwork was produced by John L'Etoile, Senior…

The Elko General Merchandise Company, known locally as Anacabe's Store, has been an Elko institution for almost 80 years. Operating out of the same location on Idaho Street, the store is a testament both to the Anacabe family and the Basque…

Mike Laughlin traces the history of the Basque ranching culture in the Great Basin area, from early work on the first cattle ranches in the 1870s through the heyday of sheep-herding to the celebration of this ranching tradition in the modern National…

An history and analysis of the life of Basque sheepherders from the 1850s into the mid-20th century. Particular emphasis is placed on the experience of those in Elko County, Nevada, in the 20th centuryas recounted in personal interviews with former…

A summary of Basque tree-carvings in the northeastern Nevada area, based on Richard Lane's investigations in 1969-1970 for his dissertation research. Lane was a graduate student in the Department of Anthropology at Yale University at the time. The…

An history of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) operations in Elko County during the Great Depression. Diana L. Neff, a Northeastern Nevada Community College student at the time, tracked the development of CCC camps from the original…

The handout distributed to participants at the VHC In-Service "Discussions for Critical Thinking," 21 January 2016. The handout was intended to be a guide for the workshop discussions and includes three sample discussions from GBC faculty presenters.

On 21 January 2016, the VHC hosted a faculty in-service on strategies to use discussions to promote critical thinking, particularly in online classes. The workshop was presented by GBC faculty members Scott A. Gavorsky, Kathy Schwandt, and Joshua…

A history of the Overland Hotel in Elko, Nevada, USA, under original owners Domingo (Dan) and Gregoria Sabala from 1908 until 1938. The second largest of the Basque-owned hotels in town, the Overland served as a hostel for new Basque immigrants and…

Harold Miller from Yerington, NV and Raymond Hofer from Walker Paiute Tribe speak about the history of the Ghost Dance as it had been taught by Wovoka (main character within this narrative) a Paiute medicine man. They explain the creation, outlawing,…
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