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Pyramid Lake Community Library
We have a collection of Native American books, videos, archival and Paiute language material available for the community. Computers are available for use. Culture, craft, and language classes are offered. If you have any questions, please call or email. Language video's on you tube can be found on Youtube

Language, Culture & Library Program Director: Heidi Barlese

In-School Language Assistant: Nicholas Cortez

Library Hours
Saturday & Sunday Closed  
Monday 12:00 - 8:30 pm Services Available:
Tuesday 12:00 - 8:30 pm Computer
Wednesday 12:00 - 8:30 pm Wi-Fi
Thursday & Friday 8:00 - 4:30 pm  

Everyone is welcome, and we are located in the Pyramid Lake Modular #102 next to the Nixon Gym.

Historical Photographs

Click on the links to view the collections

Indians of the Pacific Northwest - Library of Congress, American Memory Project
This digital archive includes more than 2,300 photographs illustrating the everyday lives of American Indians in the Northwest Coast and Plateau regions of the Pacific Northwest. The materials illustrate American Indian housing, clothing, crafts, transportation, education, employment, and other aspects of everyday life. Items were drawn from the collections of the University of Washington Libraries, the Cheney Cowles Museum/Eastern Washington State Historical Society in Spokane, and the Museum of History and Industry in Seattle.

California Heritage Digital Image Access Project Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
More than 10,000 digitally-reproduced photographs illustrate California’s history and culture. The site, searchable by keyword, features photographs of natural landscapes, Native Americans, San Francisco, Japanese relocation during World War II, and Californians from diverse backgrounds. Text accompanying each image is limited to artist/photographer, subject, and date

History of the American West, 1860-1920: Photographs from the Collection of the Denver Public Library Library of Congress, American Memory Project
This site features more than 30,000 photographs taken between 1860 and 1920, including images of Colorado towns, landscapes, mining scenes, and members of more than 40 Native Americans tribes living West of the Mississippi River. The special presentations on this site include: a gallery of more than 30 photographs depicting the dwellings, children, and daily lives of Native American women; more than 30 images of buildings, statues, and parks in Denver, Colorado; and roughly 20 World War II-era photographs of the 10th Mountain Division, ski troops based in Colorado who fought in Italy during the war.

New Deal Network: A Guide to the Great Depression of the 1930s Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute
This site presents more than 4,000 photographs that document life in America during the Great Depression and the New Deal. Photographs are drawn from the National Archives, the Franklin D. Roosevelt Library, and many other sources. Photo database subject headings include: Culture (art, film, music, theater, and writing); Construction (conservation, historical projects, housing, recreational facilities, and transportation); Social programs (education, health care, production and redistribution of goods, professional services, and recreation); Federal agencies; Public figures; and Disaster relief.