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Oral History RecordCannon, Robert O.
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Project: Local Oral History Project-Roske
Content: Las Vegas history from 1941 until the 1960s. El Rancho Hotel and Casino. Thomas Hull. Nick the Greek. Carol Lombard accident. Las Vegas and Boulder Dam during World War II. Change in the business model of Las Vegas hotels. Segregation of African Americans (a white perspective). 1960s: shortage of qualified personnel to manage hotels; creation of a course in hotel administration at the University of Southern Nevada (UNLV): Dr. Johnson, Dr. Valen, Dr. Meek.