Elementary School • Nevada
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 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!
Famous Nevadans http://nevadaculture.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=639&Itemid=27
A partial list of well-known people who were either born in Nevada or lived here for an extended period.
List of Nevadans http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_people_from_Nevada
Nevada Historical Myths http://nsla.nevadaculture.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=661&Itemid=418
Nevada Native Americans http://nsla.nevadaculture.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=652&Itemid=418
Discover Nevada History http://www.clan.lib.nv.us/2_intro/
The best source for Nevada information!
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
Famous Nevada women
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