LaVere Redfield was a prolific hoarder. When he died in 1974, his estate was estimated at more than $70 million. Executors found 680 bags of silver coins and 407,000 Morgan and Peace silver dollars in his Reno mansion. A local Reno legend, Redfield gambled regularly in Virginia Street casinos. He su...
The History Press
King of the Slots: William "Si" Redd relates the fascinating, only-in-America success story of one man's improbable rise from the depths of poverty to the heights of international commerce and dazzling wealth. William Silas "Si" Redd is recognized as one of the most important and influential persons...
William Butler Ogden was a pioneer railroad magnate, one of the earliest founders and developers of the city of Chicago, and an important influence on U.S. westward expansion. His career as a businessman stretched from the streets of Chicago to the wilds of the Wisconsin lumber forests, from the iro...
Southern Illinois University Press
Helping Hands, Helping Hearts shares the amazing story of Opportunity Village - one of the most unique not-for-profit organizations in the nation. Opportunity Village has often been referred to as the most popular charity in Las Vegas due to its efforts of improving the lives of those with intellect...
Stephens Press LLC
The Nevada Review is a journal dedicated to Nevada: it aims to enhance understanding of the state as a geographical, social, and political unit and a microcosm of the West in the broader historical and political development of the United States. Recognizing the distinctive geological, environmental,...
Joe McCoy, Caleb S. Cage, Dana Bennett, Jack Harpster, Emily Allen-Wiles, Michael Hittman, Jeanne Scott Howerton, Brad Summerhill
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
David Ogden was born into an unusually tumultuous time in America—the colonials were struggling to throw off the yoke of British rule while also battling the Iroquois tribes for control of their ancestral lands. The bibliography of anyone who survived a life in the late 1700s frontier days of New Yo...
Jack Harpster, Ken Stalter
This book tells the story of a remarkable man who left a significant footprint in seventeenth-century colonial America. Now nearly forgotten, John Ogden was one of our country's earliest patriots--a man who stood tall against the intrusion of foreign intervention in colonial affairs.
Fairleigh Dickinson University Press
The Nevada Governor's Mansion celebrates its one hundredth birthday with a look back over the 17 governors and families who have called the mansion home. - Regional Interest: Nevada
Stephens Press LLC