Makers- Women in Nevada History

Makers: Women In Nevada HistoryMakers: Women In Nevada History

Vegas PBS has partnered with UNLV’s Women’s Research Institute of Nevada to educate our community about some of the extraordinary women who have shaped Las Vegas into the world-famous and unique destination it is today.

The goal of this continuing project is to create and distribute programs that focus on local Las Vegas women who have made significant contributions to the quality of life in Southern Nevada.

Episodes

The Groundbreakers

At the turn of the century, Nevada was a vast desert populated by small towns and few residents. In this episode we recognize some of Nevada's earliest Makers: groundbreaking women who blaze a trail for all those who'd follow.

Moving Forward

It's the 1960's and times are changing in Nevada and across the nation. In this episode we discover how some of Nevada's Makers navigate these tumultuous times becoming successful leaders, business professionals and supporters of their communities.

Into The Future

Discover how Nevada's modern Makers are helping better our state's communities today and into the future.

Makers-Women in Nevada History
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Makers I: Women in Nevada History, The Groundbreakers
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Makers I: Women in Nevada History, The Groundbreakers
Makers II: Women in Nevada's History, Moving Forward
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Makers II: Women in Nevada's History, Moving Forward
Makers III: Women in Nevada History, Into the Future
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Makers III: Women in Nevada History, Into the Future
Makers 4 Maude Frazier
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Makers 4 Maude Frazier
Makers 5 Magnesium Maggie
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Makers 5 Magnesium Maggie
Makers 6 Claudine Williams
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Makers 6 Claudine Williams
Makers 7 Kitty Rodman
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Makers 7 Kitty Rodman
Makers 8 Myram Borders
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Makers 8 Myram Borders
Makers 9 Sarah Ann Knight-Preddy
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Makers 9 Sarah Ann Knight-Preddy
Makers 10 Jean Ford
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Makers 10 Jean Ford
Makers 11 Sue Wagner
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Makers 11 Sue Wagner
Makers 12 Miriam Shearing
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Makers 12 Miriam Shearing
Makers 13 Jill Derby
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Makers 13 Jill Derby
Makers 14 Nancy Wong
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Makers 14 Nancy Wong
Makers 1 Helen Stewart
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Makers 1 Helen Stewart
Makers 2 Gue Gim Wah
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Makers 2 Gue Gim Wah
Makers 3 Suffrage Movement
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Makers 3 Suffrage Movement