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Oral History RecordCahlan, John Francis
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Date: 02/18/1975; 07/02/1975; 03/30/1977; 04/10/1978; 02/27/1980
Project: Local Oral History Project-Roske
Content: Journalism in Nevada and Las Vegas, Las Vegas Review Journal, 1940 's, rapid expansion of the 1960 's, Las Vegas history, Organized Crime and Criminals in Las Vegas, Bugsy Siegel; Howard Hughes, United States Department of Air Force, Nellis Air Force Base, United States Atomic Energy Commission, Atomic testing, Prohibition, Boulder Dam (Hoover Dam), Carol Lombard plane crash; Early Las Vegas Entertainment, 1905 - 1930 's Entertainment, Meadows Night Club, "the Strip", Players Club, Bonanza, El Rancho Las Vegas, Last Frontier, Flamingo, Desert Inn, Thunderbird, Apache Hotel, War Memorial Building; Las Vegas Valley Water District, Aviation History, Airlines; Prostitution and Block 16, How Las Vegas was founded, Railroads, Basic Magnesium Plants, Depression and Recession, Oil in Nevada, Chamber of Commerce.