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History and folklore of Nevada, written by Associate Professor Michael Green of UNLV, and narrated by former Senator Richard Bryan. Supported by Nevada Humanities and dedicated to the memory of historian Frank Wright. (All segments prior to August 2003 were written by Frank Wright.)Nevada Yesterdays is the collection of essays written by Frank Wright that immortalize the real history of Las Vegas.
Neal was Nevada’s first Black state senator, serving for eight terms. He was the first Black major party candidate for governor. He died on New Year’s Eve at age eighty-five..
This year, Nevada and the rest of the country have been commemorating a turning point in our history. A century ago, in 1920, the 19th Amendment became part of the U.S. Constitution.
A federal building in Las Vegas is named after a federal judge who died recently. A look back at the career of Lloyd George.
UNLV recently lost a senior faculty member to complications from Covid 19. A look back at the long career of Professor Felicia Campbell.
A well-known storyteller on the history of Las Vegas died earlier this year. We'll hear about the work of Eugene Moehring.
Whether it's the Lear Theatre in Reno, or the Huntridge in Las Vegas, Preserve Nevada strives to protect historic sites.
The World Series of Poker has been shuffled a few times during its five decades in Las Vegas.
As Nevada Yesterdays returns after a few months of social distancing, it’s worth remembering COVID-19 isn’t our first pandemic.
In the early days - when Nevadans needed to fly, they could book a seat with Bonanza.
This February marked the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the Fifteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution being ratified. The text seems simple: