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If you would like more in-depth information, here is a list of additional reading materials:

Above Lake Tahoe and Reno (Photography and General Facts) – Robert Cameron with Text by Warren Lerude

The Best of Virginia City and Comstock (Novelette) – L. J. Ettinger

Bill’s Big Bonanza (the autobiography of a third-grade dropout who came to build, own and operate the world’s most famous ranch) – William A. Anderson

Carson City Place Names, The Names of Old Ormsby County, Nevada – Mary B. Ansari

Destination Lake Tahoe, the Story Behind the Scenery – NO CREDITS (magazine)

Developing an Undergraduate Curriculum to Teach the History of Lake Tahoe – Timothy G. Callicrate

The Divorce Seekers – A Photo Memoir of a Nevada Dude Wrangler – William and Sandra McGee

Early Engineering Works Contributory to the Comstock – John Debo Galloway

Early Planning Efforts at Lake Tahoe: The Role of Joseph F. McDonald – W. Turrentine Jackson

Enduring Traditions, the Culture and Heritage of Lake Tahoe, Nevada. (Driving and Walking Tour) – research and writing by Penny Rucks

Fairest Picture: Mark Twain in Lake Tahoe – David C. Antonucci

Gentleman in the Outdoors a Portrait of Max C. Fleischmann – Sessions S. Wheeler, Foreword by Governor Mike O’Callaghan

The Illuminated Landscape, a Sierra Nevada Anthology – Edited by Gary Noy and Rick Heide

Lake Tahoe, a Fragile Beauty (Photography) – Thomas Bach and introduction by Dr. Charles R. Goldman

Lake Tahoe, Lake of the Sky – William Albright

Lake Tahoe, the Lake of the Sky – George Wharton James

Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park, Interpretive Plan – Prepared by Julie R. Stone (Rough Draft Book/Proposal)

Lake Tahoe, The Way It Was Then and Now – Phyllis Zauner

Lake Tahoe Case Study – 276 pages

Legends of Tahoe (Novelette) – collected by Bertha de L. Price

Memoirs of “Duke of Nevada”: Developments of Lake Tahoe, California and Nevada; Reminscences of Nevada Political and Financial Life – An Oral History Conducted by Mary Ellen Glass (Rough Draft Book)

The Mountain Sea – A History of Lake Tahoe – Lyndall Baker Landauer

Moving from Conflict to Collaboration: Watershed Governance in Lake Tahoe (Paper/article) – Mark T. Imperial and Derek Kauneckis

Nevada’s Parks – Nevada State Planning Board and the Nevada State Park Commission with the cooperation of the United States Department of the Interior National Park Service

Nevada Magazine, Silver Trails Territory, historic towns, ghost towns, Death Valley, etc.

Nevada: A History of Changes – David Thompson

Northwest: Passages from the Pen of John Muir – Introduction by Scott Lankford

A Photographic History – Truckee & Lake Tahoe – Sierra Sun, North Lake Tahoe Bonanza, Tahoe World, Tahoe Daily Tribune

The Promised Land – Robert Laxalt

Roughing It – Mark Twain

The Saga of Lake Tahoe Volume I & II – E. B Scott

Sierra Stories: Tales of Dreamers, Schemers , Bigots & Rogues – Gary Noy

Sierra Trailblazers: First Pioneer Wagons over the Sierra Nevada (Novelette) – James J. Rose

The Steamer TAHOE – Lyndall Landauer

Survival At Boiler Point – Lake Tahoe – Vesta Avis Mandeville

Tahoe Tales of Bygone Days and Memorable Pioneers – Don Lane

Tahoe Tales of Historic Times and Unforgettable People – Don Lane

Tahoe Beneath the Surface: The Hidden Stories of America’s Largest Mountain Lake – Scott Lankford

Tahoe, From Timber Barons to Ecologists – Douglas H. Strong

Tahoe, an Environmental History – Douglas H. Strong

Tahoe Heritage, The Bliss Family of Glenbrook, Nevada – Sessions S. Wheeler with William W. Bliss

Tahoe Place Names, the Origin and History of Names in the Lake Tahoe Basin – Barbara Lekisch forward by Richard H. Dillon

Tahoe Biltmore Lodge Crystal Bay, Nevada: Historic Building Documentation (Rough draft paper/article) – James W. Woodward, Jr. Patricia A. Osman, N. Christine Richards

Tallac Historic Site (Small Novelette) – Robert Burke and Ken McKowen

This is Lake Tahoe – A Short History of the Lake Tahoe Basin – Lyndall Baker Landauer

Tree Adventures at Tahoe – Rod Haulenbeek

The Two Worlds of Lake Tahoe: A Report on Cave Rock – Warren L. d’Azevedo

Virginia & Truckee, a Story of Virginia City and Comstock Times – Lucius Beebe and Charles Clegg

Washo Tales: Three Original Washo Indian Legends – Grace Dangberg

Wood Chips To Game Chips Casinos and People at North Lake Tahoe – Bethel Holmes Van Tassel