Oroitzapenak Basque Oral History Project
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Felicia Basanez
Gretchen Holbert
Winnemucca, NV
1987

No Photo Available   Felicia Basanez

Felicia Basanez lived her life in Winnemucca. Her parents ran the Pioneer Hotel there for many years before giving it up to go run the Overland Hotel, also in Winnemucca. In this interview there is a great deal of information about the Overland Hotel and what role it played in the local Basques' lives. It also includes a description of the hotel as it was back then. 

Some of the most interesting points in the interview come when Felicia tells about what purposes the Overland served besides room and board.

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Pioneer Hotel (8:42)
Hotel Layout (11:12)
Waiting Tables (11:46)
Overland Hotel (9:00)
Overland Description (10:33)
Services at the Overland (11:05)
 

Keywords in Order of Appearance

Places

People

Topics

Years

Winnemucca

The Sutherlands
Tony Savala
H.C. Stevens
Adaleida Achabal
Pio Achabal
Dr. Shaw

Pioneer Hotel
Overland Hotel

1931
1979
1905
1913

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