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Title:Online Nevada encyclopedia

Online encyclopedia about Nevada covering the topics of land and water, history of the state's diversity, community and society, the arts, business and economy, mining, gaming and tourism, politics and government, the state's nuclear history, and exploration and transportation. The encyclopedia features an article about the history of African Americans in relation to the Comstock Load in the Virginia City area. It also includes photographs of a demonstration at the capitol building in Carson City and influential African American and white civil rights workers in Nevada.

The Civil Rights Digital Library received support from a National Leadership Grant for Libraries awarded to the University of Georgia by the Institute of Museum and Library Services for the aggregation and enhancement of partner metadata.

Types:Articles | Photographs | Black-and-white photographs | Encyclopedias
Subjects:African Americans--Nevada | Race relations | Nevada--Race relations | Civil rights--Nevada | African Americans--Civil rights--Nevada | Comstock Lode (Nev.)--History | Mines and mineral resources--Nevada--Virginia City--History | Civil rights movements--Nevada | Civil rights demonstrations--Nevada | African American civil rights workers--Nevada | Civil rights workers--Nevada | United States, Nevada, 38.80261, -116.419389
Institution:Nevada Humanities
Contributors:Nevada Humanities
Persistent Link to Item:http://www.onlinenevada.org/