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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…

Memoirs of GBC.pdf
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…

People's Colleges.pdf
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,…

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…

Mark and Kathy Chilton - 5 June 2015
Mark and Kathy Chilton played key roles in helping to found Elko Community College (the predecessor to GBC), particularly in acquiring the land for the college. The Chiltons discusss Elko in the 1960s and share stories of the community and the…

Dr. Hugh Collett was a member of the original committee which founded Elko Community College (the predecessor to GBC) in 1967. Dr. Collett discusses Elko in the 1960s, the motives for the establishment of the Elko Community College, and the successes…
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