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Rosenda Martinez
Gretchen Holbert
Winnemucca, NV
6/28/86


Rosenda Martinez (Photo Taken by Martinez-Lumiere Photo Studio, San Francisco, CA, May 1929)

Rosenda (Arechabala) Martinez lived in Galconda, Nevada from when she was born until she graduated from high school. After high school she moved to Winnemucca.

In this interview, Rosenda describes what Galconda was like, as well as Winnemucca. She talks about the differences in the communities, what her family hotel was like, how her family ran it and what she did after she left home.

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Rosenda's Parents, the Morning Star Hotel (8:27)
Life In Galconda (9:30)
Festivals, Rosenda's Work (8:20)
Morning Star History, Galconda Red Light District (3:53)
Guests at the Morning Star, Why it Burned (9:23)
Rosenda's Adult Life (8:55)
More Adult Life (9:08)
How the Food Has Changed at Basque Hotels (3:26)
What Was Done for Recreation (7:49)
Rosenda's Mother (6:33)
Miscellaneous (8:08)
Rosenda's Family, More Galconda (7:47)
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Keywords in Order of Appearance

Places

People

Topics

Years

Fallon
Stillwater
Winnemucca
Reno
Elko
Boise, ID
Mrs. Esparsa
Frank Escovel
Mrs. Mendiola
Morning Star Hotel
Winnemucca Hotel
parties
nursing school
recreation
siblings

 

1930s

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