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Ruthe Deskin Papers
Coll #: MS-00357
Date: 1950-2004
Extent: 1.9 Linear Feet (2 boxes, 1 OSF)
Location: MS 5:1:1, MS Map Case 11:N
The Ruthe Deskin Papers document the career of Nevada journalist and youth activist Ruthe Deskin from 1950 to 2004. The papers include newspaper articles, award certificates, photographs, and legal documents that illustrate Deskin's five decades of work in journalism and in the Las Vegas, Nevada community. As personal assistant to the editor of the Las Vegas Sun, Deskin regularly published a column called "Back and Forth," and she also served as the President of the Las Vegas Press Club and Nevada State Press Association.
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