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Angie de Braga (GBC VHC) interviews John L'Etoile, Senior Landscape Architect for the Nevada Department of Transportation (Nevada DOT), about the design of the Elko Street-scaping project, using the theme "A Passage through Time."

Photograph taken of the Western Shoshone Elders honored at the 2015 Elder Oral History Presentation showing on 11 June 2015 at the Great Basin College Theater in Elko, Nevada, USA.
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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…

Ana Maria Arbillaga immigrated to the United States in 1960 after the death of her mother. Her aunt was already in the U.S. After a year in Santa Rosa, California, Ana Maria moved to Elko, Nevada. She discusses the process of immigration and…

A book-length collection of writings, oral histories, and remembrances of the establishment of Nevada's community colleges, with a special focus on the Elko Community College (ECC), later to become Northern Nevada Community College (NNCC) and then…

From the "Acknowledgements": This is a story of the founding of Nevada's community colleges. It is told by people who had a hand in the opening and building, each life a part of the mosaic. There is a common set of characters--regents, advisors,…

Dan Flores speaks about his forthcoming book, Coyote America: A Natural and Supernatural History (New York: Basic Books, June 2016): “[It] is a biography of the animal from its evolutionary origins in the American Southwest five million years…

View MediaSite of Event Deepa is the founder of Promise and Assurance of Children Everywhere (PACE) Universal, a non-profit organization leading a program to prevent child trafficking and eradicate extreme poverty through education of girls and…

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…
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