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Oral History Record

Cathcart, Jack
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Date: 03/01/1980
Project: Local Oral History Project-Roske
Content: Las Vegas history, 1957-1980 focusing on the transformations in the entertainment field. Hotels on the “Strip,” Fremont Street, and landscape of Las Vegas during the 1950s. Entertainment in hotel lounges. Dancing: change of styles. Reminiscences in connection with Betty Grable, Judy Garland, Liberace, the Andrews Sisters, Jack Benny, Dean Martin, and the Lennox Sisters. Entertainment at military post during WWII. Change in the way casinos took care of customers. Star performers. [Helpful tape summary on file]
Transcript: no
Tapes: 1



Updated: Wed, Jan-16-2013 07:24:51
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