The Pageant of Nevada History
In Celebration of the Semi-Centennial
of Nevada Statehood
Nevada Historical Society On ihe
Athletic Field. 1.30 P. M.. Thursday. Octobci 29. 1914
program EPISODE I— INTRODUCTION
—General Procession. II — Herald and band announce pageant; Muse of HisDance of Imagination. lit —The Pounding of New Spain in America: Queen Isa-
V commission Cortez as Captain General of Spanish Court Dance. SCENE IV The English Court receives stolen treasures from New Spain Sir Francis Drake returns to England with treasurers of the new world and presents them to Queen Elizabeth Minuet. and Charles
EPISODE II— DISCOVERY AND EXPLORATION SCENE I —Allegorical Spirit of Desert summons siubjects :
Spirits of the Mountains, Forests, Rivers and Valleys: He contests with the Spirit of Civilization for control of Nevada and gains the Forests and Mountains Civilization gets the Rivers and :
— and Misisonary III — American Trappers and Explores: Freemont Party.
Priraative Indians: Spanish Exploration in Southern Nevada.
EPISODE III— EARLY SETTLEMENT Cessions: Chorus, "Star-Spangled Banner:" jMormon Station Snowshoe Thompson Pony Express Prairie Schooner Hank Monk drives Horace Greelej^ in stage coach: the "601" and the hanging of Lucky Bill Virginia Reel.
EPISODE IV— PRE-STATEHOOD PERIOD
—Discovery of the Comstock Christening of Virginia First Telegraph Saw Grist SCENP] II —Primitive Indians Spanish Exploration and Missionary SCENE
Presents Pipe of Peace.
III -American Trappers and Explorers Fremont Party. City to meet Governor Nye Orion Clemens and Mary Twain coming from Washington.
SCENE IV— Civil War
Boys leave for war after receiving
SCENE V —Commission Fund
Presentation of the Originial sack of
by Mrs. Gridley Wood and acceptance of same by Governor Oddie and Chief Justice Talbot, President of Society. SCENE VI—Return of Nevada Boys from Civil War: Tribute of Civil War Veterans by Uncle Sam Chorus, Tenting on the Old Camp Ground." flour
EPISODE Chorus, 'T'olunihia''
with attondarits. Justice. Charity,
Hope and Lil)erty, receives Nevada into the Union when presented by Abraham Lincoln: Solo, "My Own Nevada": First United tSates Senatore, Xye and Stewart, leave for Washintrton Ratification of Thirteenth Amendment and Emancipation Scene: Peace,
Death of Lincoln
EPISODE IV— "BONANZA PERIOD" liej^inninirs of ]
Reno: First Railro;ul: i^Mnint;- Excitement at A'irjiinia "Big Four": Sutro Tunnel: Old Dan Hucker.
EPISODE VII— PERIOD OF DEPRESSION. Dance of Glooms: Spirit of Papeautry. or Faith in Future of Nevada, Raises Nevada from Depression Di.scovery of Tonopah and Gold:
EPISODE VIII— PRESENT OUTLOOK
Contribution of Nations as Seen in Fold Dances Mercury. of Invention and iMining: Ceres, Goddess of Agriculture: Silver State." Sing, Religion: Education: Solo, "To Thee, I-
— Spirit :
Future Chooses Between Resources: Water Fields.
Final Review of Pageant by Columbia and Nevada: IIITribute to Procession Gatliers Around Spirit of Civilization Pioneers: Chorus, "America." :
THE PAGEAXT DIRECTION Author and Mistress of the Pag(>ant, Dramatic Director, ]\Ir. C. F. Durand.
Jeanne Elizabeth Wier.
Musical Director, Professor Villa. Director of Dances, Miss Elsie Saincth; Mrs. N. E. Wilson, Director of Minuet. Director of Costumes, Mi"s.
Director of Scenery, Mr. Glen Hurst.
Furnished by University and Sparks Bands. Soloists, Mrs. E. F. Lunsford and Mr. J. B. O 'Sullivan. Piano Accompanist, Miss Nan Coon. In Charge of Megaphone, Mr. F. R. Pargellis. Scene Shifter and Property Man, Mr. E. F. Faber. Thanks are extended to the University of Nevada for the use of Ihe Mackay Athletic Field and to all others who by loan of articles or f)y assistance in work have made this celebration possible. ^Fusic
PARTIAL LIST OF PAIiTKJIPANTH Romanzo Adams
Mrs. Estell..- Prouty Mrs. Trout Mrs. Patrick Mr. Barnum and cowboy.s
and Sparks Bands Chorus consisting- of University Glee Clubs, Church Choirs and other volunteers Miss Maude Willin Mrs. F. M. Lee Judge C. L. Harwood Univedsity
Mrs. Thos. E. Kepner Mrs. U. M. Slater Mrs. A. E. Turner Mrs. H. E. Reid Mr. S. Unsworth Mr. Elwood Bane Mr. J. Delaney Carol Reid
Mrs. C. F. Durand E.
Miss Fannie Richardson Mr. Van Emmon Captain Bender Group of American Indians Mrs. Mr. Mr. Mr. Mr. Mr. Mr. Mr. Dr.
Jos. L. R.
Isaac Mathews J. D. Layman Alciatore J.
?vliss Helen Cahill Miss Pauline Doi'lin Mr. Robison
Rev. Goodsell Mrs. E. F. Lunsford Floyd Moffitt Capt. H. J. Gosso I'rof essor Wilson Mr. XT. M. Slater
Enos Bronson Andrucetti
Feemster Banigan Byingon
Edwin Krall Geo. I. Jatmes J.
Mr. Lem Allen Burris Trout Mr. W. J. Luke Mr. Chas. Rulisoii Mr. John Wright Mr. and Mrs. Luke Colonel Maxson Mr. J. F. George Miss Alice O'Brien Miss Mary Railt Mrs. Kistler Miss Opal CunninghanMiss Fern Wright
Miss Aileen Gulling Miss Winger Mrs. N. E. Wilson Mr. August Frolich Judge Lee Davis Mr. Boughton Mr. H. C. Neeld L.
Dr. L. W. Hart man Mr. R. D. Hendricks Capt. Applewhite and Cadet Corps Mr. E. R. Dodge
H. W. Huskey
Adele demons Miss Tina Becker Mrs.
Mr. Mr. Mr. Mr. Mr.
Miss Dorothy Bird Mr.
E. Church. Jr.
Miss Helen Gouid Delta Delta Delta Delta Sorority Clergy of City Kindergarten (7'hili:"'ren Delta Rho Soroity Mr. J. n. O' Sullivan Forty-seven boys from Reno Public Schools as Standard Bearers
Rev. Harry Sheldon Mr. Skerry
Smith Mr. Glenn Engle Principal
Mr. Phil. Cowglll Mr. Theo. Clark and fajnlly Mrs. F. G. Hazlett
DANCERS FROM SPARKS Margaret Arthur Marcella Coats Jessie Emery Nell Francis
Genevieve Smith Dorothy Wittemar Vivian Arthur Catherine Kistler
Jack Cunningham Oscar Osman Helen Austin Opal Cunningham Muriel
Marie Grubnau Grace St a ley Helen Drun
Minnie Franocich Ola Harison
Vivian "^Vhite Beatrice Brown
Thelma Ceandor Francis Diederich Ella T/ewis Olive Mncaula> E^'elyn Nelson
Latoie Evans i:unta Miles
Marie Campbell Mildred Frisbee I*nore Nelson Catherine Shafer Carna Damm
Laura Asbury Margaret Prown Louise Davies
Elsie Hcrz Jessie Hylton I^noi-a Pairy
Charlotte Edsall Natalie I^rank Hattie Odermatt Nathalie Bvin.gton
Glenn Engle T..awience Layman A'ernon Organ
Helen Pike Walter Melarkey Helen Flanigan Elizabeth Tinguely Leonora Tobin Magdalena Bertschy Emily Burke Dorothy Cousins Dorothy Higgins Velma Markwill
Sheldon Rice Mrs. Doane
Herz haurena Marzen
Layman Muorman Parks
Ora Sanders Ruth .Asbury Iriiia Avansino Audrey Brunda^c Barbara Bulmer A enes Casey Dorotliv Elsie
Esther Asbury Lavoylda Erinkma Mary Casey E\elyn Davis
Lyndall Adams Lois Prisbee Edna Frisch Jane O'Sullivan
Moody Hulda Sharbc-1
Helen Organ Ruth Shaver
Beverly Bulmer Helen Olds
.limmie Odhert .leanne Stoddard
Helen Shaver Margaret Short Elaine Welty Ida Lewis
Hal lie Che?tam Marjorie Gcodwiii Eileen
I'reda Ptrrin ICIanor Turley
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