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Harmon Family Papers
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Coll #: 89-01
Date: 1910 - 1920
Extent: 3.51 linear feet (3 document boxes, 2 record storage boxes and 1 folder)
Location: 4:12:1 - 4:12:2
Collection consists of the political and personal correspondence of Las Vegas pioneer Harley A. Harmon. There are family scrapbooks with his wedding announcement, birthday cards, childrens honors etc.: correspondence includes letters and greeting cards, certificates of acceptance into groups like the Fraternal Brotherhood of Eagles, etc.; news clippings of running for County Clerk, District Attorney, Governor and reporting on his death, and a Western Union Telegraph from Franklin Roosevelt looking forward to counting Nevada as a Democratic state in the upcoming presidential election. There are also clippings about the rise of his son in politics. Additional materials added in 2003. COLLECTION GUIDE AVAILABLE