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Author Reid, Harry, 1939-

Title Searchlight : the camp that didn't fail / Harry Reid ; foreword by Mike O'Callaghan ; introduction by James W. Hulse
Published Reno : University of Nevada Press, [1998]
©1998
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Description 1 online resource (xxix, 233 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; List of Illustrations; Foreword; Preface; Introduction; 1: The Beginning; 2: Money from Massachusetts; 3: The Camp That Didn't Fail; 4: Why Searchlight?; 5: The Big Strike; 6: The Big Mine; 7: The Coming of the Railroad; 8: A Fashionable Town; 9: Newspapers; 10: Even a Bank; 11: Boomed Out; 12: Other Camps; 13: Cattle and Crops; 14: Commercial Competition; 15: Politics; 16: Schools; 17: Crime and Punishment, or the Lack Thereof; 18: Accidents; 19: Weather; 20: Academy Award Champion; 21: How Big Was It?
22: Flying High and Flying Low23: The Camp Wouldn't Fail; 24: The Renegade Indian; 25: Searchlight Survived the War; 26: The Promoter; 27: The World's Oldest Profession; 28: Conclusion; Appendix 1: Mineral Production of the Searchlight District, 1902-1962; Appendix 2: Climatological Data; 2.1: Total Precipitation (inches) for Searchlight, 1949-1993; 2.2: Average Temperature (Fahrenheit) for Searchlight, 1949-1993; 2.3: Searchlight Climatological Summary; Appendix 3: Postmasters, Searchlight, Clark County, Nevada (since 1926); Notes; Selected Bibliography; Index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-220) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212 MiAaHDL
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Subject Mines and mineral resources -- Nevada -- Searchlight -- History -- 20th century.
Searchlight (Nev.) -- Biography.
Searchlight (Nev.) -- History.
Genre/Form Biography.
History.
Biographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0874174228 (electronic bk.)
9780874174229 (electronic bk.)
(alk. paper)
(alk. paper)