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Floyd Collins was born in Ely, NV on August 27, 1937. His dad was Abe Collins Sr. and his mom was Dellis Maul. Floyd speaks about living all around Nevada but mostly in Ely, and how he worked different occupations such as BLM, Kennecott mine, and…

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Delaine Spark Spilsbury and Laura Star Rainey are both Great Basin Shoshone from Ely, Nevada, part of the Western Shoshone. They began this oral history by speaking of their experiences going to grammar and high school as well as growing up during…

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Delaine Stark Spilsbury is a Western Shoshone, or as she says a Great Basin Shoshone, from Ely, Nevada. She was born in Ely, Nevada during the depression, and attended school there as well as Las Vegas. Delaine speaks about her ancestors and how the…
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