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Oral History Record

Cahlan, Florence Lee Jones
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Date: 02/10/1973
Project: Local Oral History Project-Roske
Content: No Tape - Hand Written Interview. General history of Southern Nevada between 1933 and 1973. Migration to Las Vegas. Journalism in Las Vegas, female writer, Las Vegas Review Journal. Activism in local politics. Reminisces of Boulder (Hoover) Dam including the dams construction and dedication by President Roosevelt. Brief remarks concerning living in Las Vegas during the Second World War, the atomic testing era, the citys economic development, and the citys evolving demographics, notably the influx of Negroes during the 1940s. Social and interest groups.
Transcript: yes
Tapes: 0