University of Nevada, Reno - Mathewson IGT Knowledge Center
Included in this collection are correspondence, subject files, and materials on various projects
University of Nevada, Reno - Mathewson IGT Knowledge Center
Contains newspaper and magazine clippings about nuclear waste disposal in Nevada and water sources for Las Vegas, Nev
University of Nevada, Reno - Mathewson IGT Knowledge Center
Included is the story of Operation Life (O.L.) describing O.L. and its predecessor, the Clark County Welfare Rights Organization. Theresa Traber's thesis, The Impact of Operation Nevada, an organizational campaign of the National Welfare Rights Organization (1980), provides a history and analysis of the 1960s and the 1970s welfare reform movement in Nevada
Getty Research Institute
This video probably documents an event related to the ten-day performance collaboration between Leslie Labowitz and Suzanne Lacy, From reverence to rape to respect, Las Vegas, May 1978, which explored connections between the objectification of women and violence against women
Columbia University
This collection includes a significant number of original and reprographic interior design and architectural drawings for interiors designed by Jac Lessman throughout the United States and the Caribbean. Records are primarily for hotel, restaurant, club, and resort commissions. Also included are office files and scrapbooks related to his projects and business practices. Noted projects include Wilbur Clark's Desert Inn and the Stardust Hotel and Casino, both in Las Vegas, Nev.; the Hotel Delmonico, Essex House, the Hotel Manhattan, the Hotel St. Moritz, the Hotel St. Regis, and the Hotel New Yorker, all in Manhattan; the Barclay Hotel in Philadelphia; the Virgin Isle Hotel in St. Thomas; the Casino Internacional at the Hotel Nacional de Cuba in Havana; the Beverly Hills Country Club in Newport, Kentucky; the Hotel Duluth in Duluth, Minn.; the Roosevelt Hotel in New Orleans, La.; and several projects for Henry J. Kaiser
University of Georgia - Special Collections Libraries
The collection consists of Louis C. Harris, Sr.'s entire home movie collection (1942-1960) of silent, black-and-white and color, camera-original, 8mm and 16mm home movie footage shot between 1942 and 1960 in Italy; Algiers; Augusta, Georgia; Florida; South Carolina; and Yucca Flat, Nevada; and three commercial 16mm films. The National Film Preservation Foundation generously funded full film preservation of several reels of Mr. Harris's home movies. Three reels of Kodachrome document a July, 8 1953 soap box derby sponsored by the Augusta Chronicle. But three months before this innocent American pastime, Mr. Harris was invited by the government, as a member of the press, to witness a 16-kiloton atomic blast at Yucca Flat, Nevada, on March 17, 1953. He made a short Kodachrome 16mm film of his trip west which includes scenes at the Phoenix, Arizona airport; day and evening shots of the Las Vegas Strip including the famous "Vegas Vic" waving cowboy neon sign erected in 1951 (the Pioneer ... Read More
Utah State Historical Society
Utah State University - Merrill-Cazier Library
Correspondence and personal documents relating to the life of Jones. Also includes an estate account book
University of Nevada, Las Vegas Libraries
The collection is arranged into four series. The Personal Papers series (1950-1995) is devoted mainly to Eileen Brookman's personal political endeavors, although it does have some folders on her family life. It includes speeches and research materials, letters of support and gratitude, plus bumper stickers, endorsements, and other campaign materials. The election returns from each of her campaigns are also included. There is extensive information on B'nai B'rith, including a scrapbook, clippings, programs, and correspondence. The Political Materials series (1949-1990) contains more general information about state government and outlines the committees and functions that Brookman was involved with. There is extensive coverage of the 1982 White House Conference on Aging and the work she did in Nevada as a result of the conference. Her other involvements are outlined in folders on the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), the Women's Democratic Club, Nike ... Read More
University of Nevada, Las Vegas Libraries
Includes autobiography, biography, histories of Goodsprings, Potosi, Mesquite Valley and Yellow Pine Mining District, reports and material reflecting role as University Regent (1909-1912 and 1923-1942) and four terms in the State Assembly. Also includes various addresses and articles regarding mines and mining, the evils of gambling, and his life in Las Vegas and Vanderbilt with wife, Edith C. Williams


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