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Encyclopedia Britannica Discover American: Nevada the Silver State  http://ebooks.lvccld.org/ContentDetails.htm?id=7998C717-A520-44CA-92E9-3FA82C1A529A
Nevada celebrates the people and culture with beautiful images and engaging facts as well as describing the history, industry, environment, and sports that make this state unique.

My Nevada State Project is Due Tomorrow, Help!  http://librarianbrain.wordpress.com/tag/famous-nevadans/

Nevada - America the Beautiful  http://0-atb.grolier.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/cgi-bin/article?category=ti&assetid=atb030&templatename=state.html&stateid=atb030

Nevada History   http://hottopics.lvccld.org/Nevada_History
Nevada history spans 12,000 years of Native Americans, Europeans, and the first settlement at Genoa. Learn about Nevada’s mining and gambling industries, the transition from U.S territory to statehood, and the people who shaped Nevada's history.


Nevada Facts

Nevada the Silver State  http://ebooks.lvccld.org/ContentDetails.htm?id=5D855078-9088-4278-BAF4-8E52815E8110
Take journey to Nevada. Beautiful full-color photographs and entertaining but informative text share this state's rich silver mining history and natural wonders. Fact sheets allow for quick reference.

Nevada's State Symbols  http://leg.state.nv.us/General/NVFacts/index.cfm
Here's the information you need for the Nevada Symbols homework!


Biographies

Famous Nevadans  http://hottopics.lvccld.org/nevadans
A variety of resources to find out about famous Nevadans.


Folklore

Nevada Historical Myths  http://nsla.nevadaculture.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=661&Itemid=418


Native Americans

Nevada Native Americans  http://nsla.nevadaculture.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=652&Itemid=418


Nevada History

Discover Nevada History  http://www.clan.lib.nv.us/2_intro/
The best source for Nevada information!

Nevada  http://www.americaslibrary.gov/es/nv/es_nv_subj.html
Nevada information, from the Library of Congress

Nevada Kid's Page  http://nevadaculture.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=632&Itemid=399
Totally cool stuff about Nevada. Who are our government representatives? Nevada History. Cool facts. Pictures! And more!


Biographies - Women

Famous Nevada Women  http://www.unr.edu/nwhp/bios/alphabio.htm
Biographies of famous Nevada women compiled by The Nevada Women’s History Project.

Nevada's First Ladies  http://www.unr.edu/nwhp/nv_1st_ladies.html


Biographies - African-Americans

James Pierson Beckworth  http://beckwourth.org/Biography/index.html
an African American who played a major role in the early exploration and settlement of the American West.


Biographies - Native Americans

A History of Native Nevadans through Photography  http://museums.nevadaculture.org/new_exhibits/nhs-expeople/people.htm

Sarah Winnemucca  http://www.unr.edu/nwhp/bios/women/winnemucca.htm

The Death of Indian Johnny  http://www.nevadaweb.com/nevadaca/indianjohn.html


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