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Oral History Record

Chase, Richard D.
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Date: 10/17/1972
Project: Local Oral History Project-Roske
Content: History of Las Vegas, 1945-1972. Housing shortage during the 1940s. Location of housing. Bill Moore: Sliver Slipper; Last Frontier Village. Birdcage Theater. The Red Rooster: Grace Hayes. Bugsy Siegel. Downtown. Traffic lights. Banks. Sam Larson: owner of Vegas electrical and telephone companies. Decline of electrical and telephone service during the 1950s. Ira Goldring: Pioneer Construction Co. Atomic bomb testing: concrete bunkers. Labor Unions. Carol Lombard. Eisenhower and Nixon visits. Evaporated cooling. Social changes. Knife and Fork Club. Nevada Governors. Environment: dust; smog. Mormonism.
Transcript: no
Tapes: 1



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