Manuscripts by Subjects
Total manuscripts: 4
1911 - 1962
1.25 linear feet (1 record storage box)
Collection consists of the personal papers of Leonard Blood and his work on the Las Vegas Labor Commission and on Boulder (Hoover) Dam employment placement. Includes correspondence, telegrams, newspaper clippings, scrapbook, family photographs, and various ephemera. INVENTORY AVAILABLE
1.68 linear feet (4 document boxes)
Collection is comprised of the personal papers of the Cashman Family. In particular, James Cashman Sr., pioneer Las Vegan, businessman and founder of Cashman field. The collection contains correspondence, title deeds for the purchase of property in Clark's Las Vegas Townsite, scrapbooks, photographs, bank statements, and newspaper clippings. There is also documentation pertaining to Cashman's Garage, and labor union problems. The collection also contains papers from Cashman's wife, Leah Barker Cashman. INVENTORY AVAILABLE
1 folder (contains 26 typewritten pages)
Collection consists of the report of Ragnald Fyhen, an original member of the first Central Labor Council of Clark County, who also worked on Hoover Dam as a machinist. Subjects discussed include the Strike on the Boulder Canyon Project, deaths that occurred during the dam's construction, labor negotiations for BMI workers, development of the town of Henderson, and the creation of a regular County Hospital to replace the existing Poor Farm.
Hanley, Thomas (Tom)
Collection is comprised of one folder of photocopied newsclippings regarding Thomas (Tom) Hanley, a Las Vegas union boss accused of murder in the 1960s. Clippings follow his career and murder trial and date from 1964-1974. He was later convicted of the murder of Las Vegas union leader Al Bramlet, head of the Culinary Workers union in 1977.