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Stuckey, Evelyn

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Evelyn Stuckey

0001    Evelyn Stuckey, founder and director of Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes (1949-1964). Biographical information behind photograph on back.
0002    Miss Evelyn Stuckey, founder and director of the Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes (1959-1964).
0003    Miss Evelyn Stuckey, founder and director of Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes.
0004    Miss Evelyn Stuckey (second from left) at the Congo Room, Sahara Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada. (1953)
0005    Evelyn Stuckey (left) with unidentified companion at the Sahara Hotel, Las Vegas Nevada. (1954)
0006    Evelyn Stuckey (third from left) with a group at Indian Springs Air Force Base, Nevada. Others not identified. (ca. early 1950s)
0007    [High} School group photo: [Evelyn Stuckey, front row, 3rd from left.]
0008    High school group photo, [Evelyn Stuckey, front row, #5]. Macon, Georgia,(n.d.)



Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes

0009    Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes, precision dance and drill team, ca. 1950-1951. (See additional information behind photo.)
0010    Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes, precision dance and drill team, ca. 1952 (First names of some of the members on back of photo, but not identified as to who is who.)
0011    Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes pose on the steps of the school, (ca. 1953).
0012    Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes. (1953)
0013    The ten new members chosen to replace Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes who are graduating. (L-R): Cheryl Hoffman, Carmen Rugeroli, Janet Bond, Jo Ann Ward, Janice Abbott, Evelyn Lingo, Clarine Stevens, Marianne Stuerzer, Nancy Pracejus, and Jo Ann Sawdust. (April 1953)
0014    Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes pose on the steps of the high school. (ca. 1953) (Air Force Photo by Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.)
0015    Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes, pictured in the high school gym, 1953. L-R: Pat Taney, Sybil Jones, Eleanor Stuerzer, Isabel Worthen, Alice Thiriot, Peggy Bollig, Ruby Bailey, Suzanne Kuypers, Carolyn Whipple, Camille Roberts, Rena Pulliam, Barbara Maufas, Sylvia Myers, Diane Allen, Linda Lee, Charlotte Mugleston, Marian Hall and Earlene Witt.
0016    Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes. (ca. 1954)
0017    Las Vegas HS Rhythmettes posing in the school gymnasium, (ca. 1954).
0018    LVHS Rhythmettes, ca. 1954.
0019    Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes performing at Nellis Air Force Base, Las Vegas, Nevada, 1954. (L-R): Jo Ann Ward, Pat Taney, Sybil Jones, Clarine Stevens, Ellie Stuerzer, Janet Bond, Carmen Ruggeroli, Peggy Bollig, Cheryl Hoffman, Jo Sandquist, Susie Kuypers, Marianne Stuerzer, Evelyn Lingo, Janice Abbott, Charlotte Mugleston, Diane Allen, Linda Lee and Nancy Pracejus. (Air Force Photo)
0020    Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes, ca. 1954.
0021    Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes performing at Indian Springs Air Force Base, Nevada. (1954) (Official Air Force Photo)
0022    Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes performing at Indian Springs Air Force Base, Nevada, 1954. (Official Air Force Photo)
0023    Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes performing at Indian Springs Air Force Base, 1954. (Official Air Force photo)
0024    Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes on a bus traveling to (or from) Indian Springs Air Force Base, Nevada, where they performed. (Official Air Force Photo1954)
0025    Official team photo of the Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes at the beginning of the 1055-56 season. Shown, from left (standing) are Kathy Bergino, Carmen Ruggeroli, Kay Bollig, Nancy Blacker, Dee Trumble, Dorothy Damrow, Terry Jeffers, Marie Demetrops, Evelyn Lingo, Ann Davis and (kneeling), Marilyn Wilber, Geraldine Thornton, Marilyn Reynolds, Margaret Ostler, Carol Ronnow and Donna Williams. Another member, not shown is Cheryl Hoffman.
0026    Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes performing in St. Louis, Mo., during a nationwide tour. (1955)
0027    Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes, ca. 1955-56
0028    Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes, ca. 1955-56.
0029    Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes, 1955.
0030    Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes, ca. 1955-56.
0031    Some of the LVHS Rhythmettes standing at attention at a flag ceremony, ca. 1955-56.
0032    Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes posing on the steps of the school. (1955)
0033    Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes posing on the steps of the school. (1955) (postcard)
0034    Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes in the school gymnasium, ca. 1955.
0035    Several of the Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes posing at Lake Mead, Nevada. (ca. 1955)
0036    Some of the Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes posing at Lake Mead, Nevada. (c. 1955)
0037    Four of the Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes posing in swimsuits with matching water skis, Lake Mead, Nevada. (c. 1955)
0038    A Las Vegas High School Rhythmette posed in an outboard motor boat (on a trailer), ca. 1955-60.
0039    Senior members of the Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes prior to graduation, 1957.
0040    Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes, ca. 1957.
0041    Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes, ca. 1957.
0042    Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes performing, ca. 1957.
0043    Group of Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes posing in front of the Cave-of-the-Winds, Niagara Falls, NY, 1955. (Photo by Frank O.Seed)
0044    Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes, c. 1957.
0045    Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes, ca. 1957. (OVERSIZE)
0046    Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes, precision dance and drill team go through a routine with the top of Hoover Dam towering behind them. The routine pictured here was part of a Warner Brothers featurette titled Howdy Podner. (1957)
0047    Las Vegas High Rhythmettes dancing on the top of Hoover Dam. (1957)
0048    Las Vegas High Rhythmettes posing at Hoover Dam, Nev. (1957)
0049    Several of the Rhythmettes in a scene from Warner Brothers Howdy Podner. (1957)
0050    Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes departing for Idaho tour, summer of 1959. In foreground, Las Vega Mayor Oran Gragson shakes hands with Evelyn Stuckey, founder and director of the group.
0051    Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes wave good-bye prior to their departure on a tour to Idaho, summer of 1959. In the foreground, shaking hands, are Mayor Oran Gragson (left) and Evelyn Stuckey, director of the group.
0052    Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes featured in the famous night rodeo at Caldwell, Idaho, 1959.
0053    Las Vega High Rhythmettes in cowgirl attire, ca. 1959.
0054    Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes, ca. 1959.
0055    Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes, c. 1959-60.
0056    Several of the Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes performing in their annual revue to raise funds for the group. (ca. 1959)
0057    Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes performing in the annual Rhythmette Revue. This three day show raised funds to finance the groups travel and activities. (c. 1959)
0058    LVHS Rhythmettes, ca. 1959.
0059    Several of the Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes posing in costume. (c. 1959-62)
0060    Four members of the Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes pose with two Girl Scouts. The Rhythmettes perform a a benefit show for the Girl Scouts annually. (c. 1959-62)
0061    Several members of the Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes rehearse for the Rhythmette Revue. (ca. 1959) (OVERSIZE)
0062    Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes1960. They performed at the Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo, Colorado Springs, CO., Aug. 9-13, 1960. (bottom photo)
0063    Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes performing, October 1960. (looks like interior of Las Vegas Convention Center0
0064    Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes, October 1960. (same location as photo #0284 0063)
0065    Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes, ca. 1960.
0066    Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes performing at Indian Springs Air Force Base, Nevada, ca. 1960. (Official Air Force Photo)
0067    Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes pose at a rodeo where they performed. (c. 1961)
0068    Group of girls who acted as usherettes for the annual Rhythmette Revue. (1961)
0069    Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes, ca. 1961. (photo by Cliff Segerblom)
0070    Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes, April 1961.
0071    Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes march in a parade in southern California, March 1961. (LV News Bureau Photo)
0072    Some of the Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes in cowgirl attire. (c. 1963-65) (photo by Photo/Rama)
0073    Evelyn Stuckey (center left) welcomes her mother, Mrs. Harry E. Jenks of Miami, Florida, to Las Vegas. Mrs. Jenks arrived in time to see the 14th annual Rhythmette Revue. The Rhythmettes form a welcoming V as Mrs. Jenks steps from the plane at McCarran Field. (1964)
0074    Star formation is one of the hundreds of dance routines and figures the Las Vegas Rhythmettes learn while training for their revue. Here they are shown dancing on Fremont Street during the Helldorado celebration. (1963)
0075    The Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes practicing for the 14th annual Rhythmette Revue. Here they are pictured on the grounds of the Las Vega Convention Center. (1964)
0076    Rhythmette Revue usherettes, 1964.
0077    Two of the Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes with Jack Dempsey in his restaurant in New York City. June 1964.
0078    The Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes pose with Jack Dempsey in his restaurant in New York City. (June 1964)
0079    Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes in the 14th annual Rhythmette Revue (April 1964) Onstage at Vegas High gym are: (L-R top row): Ann Sutherland, Linda Jones, Janice Fallman, Kathryn Naylor, Beth Sronalla, Joan Dredge; center, Kathy Chang, Judy McCall, Julia Larsen, Darlene Beggerly, Trudi Griffin, Charlene Friedkin; first row, Teri Haynes, Susan Cleaves, Sharon Ziemniak, Jaynie Wright, Annette Kolod and Susan Pocras.
0080    Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes practicing a routine on the law at the Las Vegas Convention Center. (1964)
0081    Three of the Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes practice on the Las Vegas Convention Center lawn. They are demonstrating their fencing skills. (March 1964)
0082    Miss Rodeo America contestants (1965). The competition was held in Las Vegas.
0083    Usherettes for the Rhythmette Revue. (March 23, 1961)
0084    (NEGATIVE ONLY) Usherettes for the Rhythmette Revue. (1961)
0085    New members of Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes. Evelyn Stuckey, director, is seated with back to camera. (May 15, 1964) (L_R), back row, Suzanne Vandever, Kathy McNally, Kathy Irwin, Marcia Haughton, Janis Kupka; center row, Melita Fuhrman, Rosemary Crane, Judy Fleishman, Marie Warner, Julie Smith; front row, Susan Kiddy, Gayle Callery, Sheila Worthen, Marilyn Johnson.
0086    Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes performing in the Stardust Invitational Basketball Tournament in the Las Vegas Convention Center. (n.d.)
0087    Rhythmettes Nancy Atkinson and Gayle Ronnow with Bobby Darin, center. They worked on a charity program together. (1961)
0088    These LVHS Rhythmettes and their partners appeared in the opening dance number of the annual Rhythmette Revue, 1960. Seated, from left, are Phyllis Nelson, Karen Sarret and Mary Lynn Ashworth; standing are Cheryl Henry, David Gubler, Tom Boyd, Bob Bunker and Mick Reber.
0089    LVHS Rhythmettes performing in the Stardust Invitational Basketball Tournament at the LV Convention Center. (n.d.)                            
0090    Stage setting for the Rhythmette Revue, an annual fund-raiser put on by the LVHS Rhythmettes and fellow students to finance the groups travel and activities.
0091    Stage setting for the Rhythmette Revue, annual fund-raiser put on by the LV Rhythmettes and fellow students to finance the groups travel and activities.
0092    Mike Anthony (left) and Trent Whittle swing Debbie Brown into the air in the exciting climax of the 13th annual Rhythmette Revue. (1963)
0093    Ray Pike, Charlene Friedkin, Teri Hayes, Diane Abercrombie and Doreen Herst rehearse a comedy number for the annual Rhythmette Revue. (1964)
0094    Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes Phyllis Nelson and Karen Sarret. (n.d.)
0095    Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes performing with the school band at LVHS field (probably football game half-time show).    n.d.
0096    Karen Jones (left), student manager of the Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes, discusses plans for the next year with coeds named to succeed the groups graduating seniors. (L-R), front row, Brenda Witmer and Nancy Bowers; second row, Bonnie Guthrie, Sandra Craig, Sharon Pocras and Maureen Bale; third row, Terry Thomas, Sharon Skoglund, Gail Ann Kearns, Janice Sill and Sharon Leavitt. (c. 1958-59)
0097 Karen Jones (left), student manager of the Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes, meets with newly-chosen Rhythmettes. This group will take the place of the seniors who are graduating. See photo #0284 0096 for identification. (c. 1958-59)
0098    Several of the LVHS Rhythmettes performing in a school gymnasium. (photo    by Joern Gerdts, Sale lake City, Utah.
0099    Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes performing. (n.d.)
0099    Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes performing. (n.d.)
0100    Three Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes performing in the Rhythmette Revue. (n.d.) The Revue was presented annually to raise funds for the groups travel and activities.
0101    Las Vegas High School Cheerleaders, 1954. Front, (L-R): Denece Jolley, Barbara Merrill, and Evelyn Hibbard. Back, leaping in air, (L-R): Miriam ODonnell and Gay Fisher (head cheerleader).
0102    Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes, ca. 1955-56.
0103    Hotel Flamingo, Las Vegas, Nevada, ca. late 1940s.
0104    Some of the trophies, citations and awards which the LVHS Rhythmettes received, including a copy of the Congressional Record with an entry about the group. (Photo1961)
0105    Horseshoe Hotel float, one of the winning entries in the Helldorado Parade, Las Vegas, Nevada. (ca. early 1950s)
0106    Helldorado ParadeGolden Nugget Hotel float. (c. 1949-51)
0107    Float entry in the Helldorado Parade, Las Vegas, Nevada. (ca. late 1940s, early 1950s.
0108    Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes marching in the Helldorado Parade, Las Vegas, Nevada. (ca. late 1940s, early 1950s)
0109    [LVHS Rhythmettes] posing on the lawn in front of Las Vegas High School. (ca. late 1940s, early 1950s)
0110    Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes marching in a parade. (ca. late 1940s, early 1950s)
0111    Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes marching in a parade. (ca. late 1940searly 1950s)
0112    Eldorado Club, Las Vegas, Nevada. (ca. late 1940s, early 1950s)
0113    LVHS Rhythmettes. (ca. late 1940s, early 1950s)
0114    Snapshot of group: Evelyn Stuckey at left. (ca. late 1940s-early 1950s)
0115    Evelyn Stuckey cleaning out her car. (ca. late 40searly50s)
0116    Evelyn Stuckey (right) and friend. (c. late 1940s, early 1950s)
0117    Evelyn Stuckey perched atop a rock wall. (ca. late 1940s, early 1950s)
0118    Four LVHS Rhythmettes clowning on high school football field. (c. late 1940s, early 1950s)
0119    LNHS Rhythmettes pose on high school football field. (ca. late 40s, early 50s)
0120    LNHS Rhythmettes perform at football game half-time. (c. late 1940s0
0121    LNHS Rhythmettes perform in football game half-time show. (c. late 1940s)
0122    Evelyn Stuckey taking a candid snapshot of her Rhythmettes. (c. late 1940s) Location is Las Vegas High School football field.
0123    LNHS Rhythmettes posing on football field. (c. late 1940s, early 1950s)
0124    Some of the LVHS Rhythmettes pose on football field. (c. late 40s, early 50s)
0125    Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes marching past the El Cortez Hotel in a parade. Las Vegas, Nevada, ca. late 1940s or early 1950s.
0126    Parade float entitled The Egg and I. Probably a parade in Las Vegas, ca. late 1940s or early 1950s.
0127    A LVHS Rhythmette poses. (c. late 40s, early 50s) Not identified.
0128    Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes. (ca. 1960s)
0129    (NEGS. ONLY) Twenty (20) miscellaneous views of [Helldorado] Parade, ca. 1940s-1950s. Views of floats, cowboys on horseback, etc.



THE FOLLOWING ARE COLOR TRANSPARENCIES:

0130    Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes posing on bleachers. (c. 1957)
0131    Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes pose on bleachers. (ca. 1957)
0132    LVHS Rhythmettes go through a routine with the top of Hoover Dam towering above them. (1957) See photo #0284 0046 for further information.
0133    LVHS Rhythmettes go through a routine at Hoover Dam. (1957)
0134    LVHS Rhythmettes posed on top of Hoover Dam. (1957)
0135    LVHS Rhythmettes pose on top of Hoover Dam. (1957)


THE FOLLOWING ARE COLOR TRANSPARENCIES:

0136    Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes perform at a basketball game half-time show. (ca. 1957-60)
0137    LVHS Rhythmettes performing at basketball game half-time. (ca. 1957-60)


THE FOLLOWING ARE COLOR PRINTS:

0138    Las Vegas High School Rhythmettes marching on the high school football field. (c. late 1950s)
0139    LVHS Rhythmettes pose on bleachers. (ca. 1957)
0140    LVHS Rhythmettes performing on high school football field. (c. late 1950s)


THE FOLLOWING ARE BLACK AND WHITE PRINTS:

0141    Entertainer Jerry Lewis clowns around with LVHS Rhythmettes. (c. 1955-57)
0142    LVHS Rhythmettes perform with entertainer Jerry Lewis. (Mid 1950s)
0143    Entertainer Jerry Lewis clowns around with the LVHS Rhythmettes. (c. 1955-57)