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Oral History RecordCasey, Walter
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Date: 11/15/2004 and 1/13/2005
Project: Boyer Early Las Vegas Oral History Project
Content: History of Las Vegas from 1951 with a business-related perspective. Paradise Valley before development. K-12 education before the creation of the Clark County School District. Chamber of Commerce: Las Vegas News Bureau; Live Wire Fund. The ‘Mob’ and the rise of corporate gaming. National Association of Manufacturers and lobbying. Leisure activities: Hualapai Club; Kiwananis. ‘Myths’ of the Atomic Test Site. Yucca Mountain. Moulin Rouge, discrimination and segregation. Howard Hughes. Water: Colorado River Commission; Southern Nevada Water Authority. Modern-day Las Vegas.