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Oral History Record

Boyd, Sam A.
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Date: 05/09/1973 - 02/28/1977 - 5/1979
Project: Local Oral History - Roske
Content: Gaming and Gambling, Catholic Church, religion, Board of Trustees of the Rosa de Lima Hospital, Governor Sawyer, Carole Lombard Plane Crash, meeting President Johnson, blackout after Pearl Harbor, WWII, Atomic Testing, Industry and Corporate growth in Southern Nevada, flash flooding, racial changes, Monte Carlo, The Jackpot Casino, El Rancho, Flamingo, the Thunderbird, the El Cortez. Was an owner of the Sahara Hotel, owner of the Eldorado Club in Henderson, President of Union Plaza Hotel. Howard Hughes, Bugsy Siegel. Hoover Dam, General Patton, Korean War, Airplanes in Las Vegas, Schools and Education. (1973 - No Use Agreement, handwritten transcription; 1977 - Has use Agreement; 1979 - Has Use Agreement)
Transcript: yes
Tapes: 3



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