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0265
Garrett, Elton and Madelaine

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Portion of Coll. Transferred to Boulder City Museum (see notations)



Boulder Dam Construction

0001    Nig, the Boulder Dam mascot.

0002    Sedimentation tank at Hoover Dam for Boulder City water supply. ( 1932)

0003    Lewis Construction Company drilling railroad tunnels of U.S. Construction Railroad to Hoover Dam. (1931)


0004    LeTourneau Construction Company building Black Canyon Highway to Hoover Dam site. (Summer 1931)


0005    Sedimentation tank for Six Companies gravel plant. (1931)

0006    Digging diversion tunnels at Hoover Dam. (1931-1932)

0007    Boulder Canyon (1931)

0008    Ingersoll-Rand generators were used to produce electricity in the earliest stages of Hoover Dam construction. (1931)

0009    LeTourneau Construction Company building Black Canyon Highway to Hoover Dam site. (1931)

0010    Laying pipe for Boulder Citys water supply. (1931)

0011    Six Companies warehouse under construction in Boulder City. (1931)

0012    Construction workers at Hoover Dam. (1931)

0013    Construction at Hoover Dam. (1931)

0014    Two construction workers at Hoover Dam. (1931)

0015    One of the construction sites in Boulder Canyon. (1931)

0016    Construction crews in Boulder Canyon. (1931)

0017    Laying railroad track near Boulder Canyon. (1931)

0018    Blasting at Hoover Dam Construction site. (1931)

0019    [Highway near Boulder Dam c. 1930s]

0020    Construction diversion tunnels at Hoover Dam site. (1931)

0021    Construction scene at Boulder Dam. (1931)

0022    Construction site at Hoover Dam. (1931)

0023    [Somewhere near present-day Hoover Dam] 1931.

0024    Construction work at Hoover Dam. (1931)

0025    Inside one of the partially-constructed diversion tunnels at Hoover Dam. (1931)

0026    Men working on Hoover Dam. (1931)

0027    Men operating heavy equipment at Hoover Dam site. (1931)

0028    Close-up of construction site, Hoover Dam. (1931)

0029    Boulder Canyon. (1931)

0030    Boulder Canyon. (1931)

0031    Close-up of man working on construction of Hoover Dam. (1931)

0032    Construction workers at Hoover Dam site. (1931)

0033    Blast at Hoover Dam site. (1931)



Boulder Dam Construction (contd)

0034    Worker operating heavy equipment at Hoover dam site. (1931)

0035    Boulder Canyon. (1931)

0036    Construction worker at Hoover Dam. (1931)

0037    Construction workers on cliffs in Boulder Canyon. (1931)

0038    Boulder Canyon 1931. (Construction crew at right)

0039    Two construction workers at bottom of Boulder Canyon. (1931)

0040    Aerial view of Colorado River in Boulder Canyon (1931)

0041    Aerial view of Boulder Canyon. (1931)

0042    Boulder Canyon floor after water from river had been diverted. (1931)

0043    Floor of Boulder Canyon during early stages of construction of Hoover Dam. (1931)

0044    Inside machinery room at Hoover Dam site. (1931)

0045    Machinery at Hoover Dam site. (1931)

0046    Bridge across Boulder Canyon at Hoover Dam site. (1931)

0047    Workers in Boulder Canyon, 1931. (At dam site)

0048    View of railroad tracks being laid at Hoover Dam site. (1931)

0049    [Highway near Boulder City] (1931)

0050    Construction crew at bottom of Boulder Canyon. (1931)

0051    Man operating machinery at Hoover Dam site. (1931)

0052    Construction crews in Boulder Canyon. (1931)

0053    Equipment at Hoover Dam site. (1931)

0054    Photograph of blueprint showing general layout of Hoover Dam.

0055    Men operating heavy equipment.

0056    [Highway near Boulder City] (1931)

0057    Machinery at Hoover Dam site (inside of building). (1931)

0058    Diversion tunnel under construction at dam site. (1931)

0059    Construction on walls of Boulder Canyon at dam site. (1931)

0060    Crew operating construction equipment at Hoover Dam site. (1931)

0061    Crew working at Hoover Dam site. (1931)

0062    View of Boulder Canyon blast at top right of canyon. (1931)

0063    Crews and equipment in Boulder Canyon at dam site. (1931)

0064    Boulder Canyon (1931)

0065    Aerial view of Las Vegas, NV, 1931. At left center is Clark Townsite; at right is McWilliams Townsite.



Boulder Dam and Las Vegas

0066    Meadows Hotel/Casino, Las Vegas, NV. 1931.

0067    Clark County Court House, Las Vegas, NV. 1931. Jobless men waiting under the trees for work on the Boulder Canyon Project.

0068    Casino interior, 1930-1931, Las Vegas, NV. (May be Boulder or Arizona Club)

0069    Fremont Street, Las Vegas, NV. 1931

0070    Center: Las Vegas Grammar School, build in 1911, demolished 1964-1965; Right: Las Vegas High School, built 1917, burned May 11, 1934. (photo-1931)

0071    KGIX Radio Station, Las Vegas, NV. 1931-1932.

0072    Kingman Wash, Arizona (far shore), and ferry landing on the Colorado River near Black Canyon, 1930-1931.

0073    Boulder (Nevada) Highway in the vicinity of what is now East Las Vegas. The view is looking south toward Railroad Pass. (early 1931)

0074    Boulder Pack Train, tourist concession on the Colorado River near Black Canyon, 1931.

0075    Ragtown (also known as Williamsville) on the shore of the Colorado River near Black Canyon, 1931. View looking northeast.

0076    Ragtown, on the shore of the Colorado River near Black Canyon, 1931. (looking south)

0077    Tourists and film crew in Black Canyon, 1930-1931.

0078    Hesses camp on the Colorado River (1930-1931).

0079    Tourists arriving in Boulder City, 1931. (They traveled on buses shown in photo)

0080    Workers (Boulder Canyon Project) gathered at a Six Companies dormitory in Boulder City during the August 1931 labor strike

0081    Pumping station No. 2 in Hemenway Wash (Boulder City water supply system, 1931-1932.)

0082    Sergeant Clyatt, had a bake shop at the landing on the Arizona River near Ragtown. He established a relief station there and served bread and coffee to families left homeless after a brush fire at the river. (1930s)
Elton Garrett, family, and friends transferred to B.C. - D. McBride

0083    Elton Garretts high school graduation class, 1920. He is in the second row from the top, at the far right.

0084    Elton Garrett at the Pacific Ocean near Los Angeles. (1931)

0085    Elton Garrett, 1917-1918

0086    Melba Garrett (Eltons sister), 1917-1918

0087    Elton Garrett (1936)

*Elton Garrett, family, and friends transferred to B.C. Museum - D. McBride (contd)

0088    Elton Garrett, 1930s.

0089    Elton Garrett, 1936.

0090    Elton Garrett, 1930s.

0091    Elton Garretts mother and father (1920-1930s)

0092    Elton Garretts mother and father (1920-1930s)

0093    Elton Garrett and family, 1920s.

0094    Elton Garrett and family, 1920s.

0095    Elton Garrett taking flying lessons, 1930-1931.

0096    Elton Garrett in Helldorado beard and attire, 1936

0097    Elton Garrett at Bureau of Reclamation Dormitory No. 1, 1938-1940.

0098    Elton and his sister Melba Garrett, 1917-1920

0099    Melba and Elton Garrett, 1916-1920.

0100    Elton Garrett, left. (1930s)

0101    Elton Garrett, third from left

0102    Elton Garrett, center. (1930s)

0103    Elton Garrett at Black Canyon tourist concession, 1930-1931.

0104    Elton Garrett at Bureau of Reclamation Dormitory, No. 1, 1938-1940

0105    Elton Garrett, standing, top left. (1920s-1930s)

0106    Elton Garrett. 1930s

0107    Elton Garrett. 1930s

0108    Elton Garrett. 1930s

0109    Elton Garrett. 1931

0110    Elton Garrett. 1930s

0111    Elton Garrett. 1930s

0112    Elton Garretts father and sister Melba (?). Aug. 3, 1931

0113    [Probably Melba Garrett, Eltons sister.] (Aug. 3, 1931)

0114    Elton Garrett, 1941-1942. (Started first high school in Boulder City on Arizona Street; it was completed in 1942.)

0115    Elton Garrett at Boulder City Elementary School, 1938-1940.

0116    Elton Garrett (1930s)

0117    Elton Garrett (late 1930s)

0118    Elton and Madelaine Elwell Garrett, 1944-1945.

0119    L-R: Pat McCarran, (?), Elton Garrett. (1953-1954)

0120    Elton Garrett, (1950s?)

0121    Elton Garrett picking grapes after a snowstorm at his Boulder City home. (1950s)

0122    Elton Garrett

0123    Elton Garrett and his peace plaque. (1981)

0124    Elton M. Garrett standing outside his real estate office, 1981.

0125    Elton Garrett, late 1980s.

*Elton Garrett, family, and friends transferred to B.C. Museum - D. McBride (contd)

0126    Elton M. Garrett, October 1988.

0127    Elton Garrett (fourth from left) with his fellow Shriners. (1980s)

0128    Reporter Elton Garrett at work in his Boulder City office, (1931)
Elton Garretts Cross-Country Trip transferred to B.C. Museum - D. McBride

0129    L-R: Paul Lutzeier and Elton Garrett. (This photo appeared in the Evening News of Sault St. Marie, Mich,. Friday, 8-31-28. p.4 see news clipping on reverse.)

0130    L-R: Paul Lutzeier and Elton Garrett at the U.S. Capitol Building, Washington, D.C. This was one of their stops on their car trip across the U.S.A, 1927-1928.

0131    Elton Garrett at the Washington Monument. (1927 or 1928)

0132    Various scenes of Washington D.C, taken during Elton Garretts trip across the U.S.S. with Paul Lutzeier, 1927-1928. (five photos)

0133    L-R: Paul Lutzeier and Elton Garrett at the Statue of Liberty, New York City, 1927-1928.

0134    L-R: Elton Garrett and Paul Lutzeier, New York City, 1927-1928

0135    Scenes from New York City, 1927-1928 taken during Elton Garretts cross-country auto trip. Man in photos is Garrett. (six photos)

0136    Elton Garrett at Mt. Vernon (1927-1928)

0137    Paul Lutzeier (second from left), and his family, 1928

0138    L-R: Elton Garrett and Paul Lutzeier, 1928

0139    Shots of Elton Garrett during his cross-country auto tour, 1927-1928. Location unknown. (eight photos)

0140    Eleven views of the cross-country tour that Elton Garrett and Paul Lutzeier took in 1927-1928. Man in these photos is Lutzeier.

0141    Scenes in New Orleans three photos taken during Elton Garrett and Paul Lutzeiers cross-country tour, 1927-1928. Man in these photos is Lutzeier

0142    Four scenes at Niagara Falls from Elton Garretts cross-country tour, 1927-1928

0143    Various scenes of Elton Garretts cross-country tour, 1927-1928. Locations unknown. (22 photos)

0144    (NEGATIVE ONLY) Elton Garrett on the Oregon/Nevada border, 1927

0145    (NEGATIVE ONLY) Elton Garrett somewhere in Oklahoma. 1927-1928
Elton Garrett, Family, and Friends transferred to B.C. Museum - D. McBride

0146    Elton Garrett in his hupmobile, 1930-1931.

0147    Elton Garrett and an unidentified woman at an adobe wall, 1928.

0148    Elton Garrett and friends at Mt. Charleston, 1930

0149    Elton Garrett and friends at Mt. Charleston, 1930

0150    Elton Garrett at Hoover Dam, 1933.

0151    Melba Garrett at Hoover Dam, 1933.

0152    Elton Garrett dressed for Helldorado with unidentified woman, 1930s.

0153    Elton Garrett, right. (Photo taken on steps of Bureau of Reclamation Building, Boulder City, NV.) (1934-1935)

0154    Elton Garrett, 1930s

0155    Elton Garrett, right. Others not identified.

0156    Elton Garrett on top of Boulder Citys small water tank on Colorado Street, 1931.

0157    Elton Garrett. Note Boulder Dam license plate on the car. (1931)

0158    Elton Garrett on the road to Black Canyon. (1929-1930)

0159    Elton Garrett (far right) with a group at the Grand Canyon. (1930-1931)

0160    Elton Garrett (middle), 1930

0161    Elton Garrett (right), taken during his trip south with his sister Melba, 1933. (Others not identified)

0162    Melba Garrett (right), Eltons sister. This photo taken during the Garretts trip south in 1933. Other persons not identified.

0163    Photos taken during Elton Garrett and his sister Melbas trip south in 1933. Locations not identified but the lady pictured is Melba.    (5 photos)

0164    Taken on a trip south in 1933. Elton took the trip with his sister Melba. Three of these are taken on board a ship, the fourth is a view of buffalo grazing in a field.

0165    Elton Garrett (left) with friends at Nelson, NV. 1930-1931.

0166    Views of Elton Garrett and his friends at Nelson, NV. 1930-1931. Includes views of mine buildings, caves, etc. People are not identified. (12 photos)

0167    Elton Garrett (left), 1930-1931

0168    Various photos of Elton Garrett. 1928-1930. (8 photos)

0169    Elton Garrett (2nd from right) and friends at [Mt. Charleston?] 1930-1931.

0170    Elton Garrett at the Bureau of Reclamation Building, Boulder City, NV, 1938-1940. (NEGATIVE ONLY)

0171    Elton Garrett posed on the running board of his hupmobile, 1930-1931. (NEGATIVE ONLY)

0172    Elton Garrett in Death Valley, 1930-1931. (NEGATIVE ONLY)

0173    Elton Garrett at Las Vegas Age office, 1929-1930. (NEG. ONLY)

0174    Elton Garrett and unidentified girl posed on a sphinx movie set, southern California, 1980-1931. (NEGATIVE ONLY)

0175    Elton Garrett, 1920s, some in uniform. (4 NEGATIVES ONLY)

*Elton Garrett, Family, and Friends transferred to B.C. Museum - D. McBride (contd)

0176    Elton Garrett family (Elton in one). (2 NEGATIVES ONLY)

0177    Groups which include Elton Garrett, 1920s-1930s. (17 NEGS. ONLY)



Las Vegas

0178    Federal Employment agency building in Las Vegas, 1931. (It was moved from the reservation gate five miles from Boulder City to Las Vegas and the hiring of workers for the dam took place here.)

0179    Federal employment agency in Las Vegas, 1931.

0180    (NEG. ONLY) Federal employment agency. Shown on the day it opened in Las Vegas, 1931.

0181    Camped in Las Vegas where her husband hopes to find work on the Boulder Canyon Project, 1931.

0182    Unidentified man camped in Las Vegas, hoping to find work on the Boulder Canyon Project, 1931.

0183    Campground in Las Vegas for the unemployed, 1931. (photo by G.L. Ullom)

0184    Campground in Las Vegas for the unemployed, 1931. (photo: G.L. Ullom)

0185    Campground in Las Vegas for the unemployed, 1931. (photo: G.L. Ullom)

0186    Family camped in Las Vegas while husband waits, hoping to find work on the Boulder Canyon Project, 1931.

0187    Man camped in Las Vegas, hoping to find work on the Boulder Canyon Project, 1931.

0188    (NEGATIVES ONLY) Negatives of the camp in Las Vegas where the unemployed lived while waiting for work on the Boulder Canyon Project, 1931. (3 negs.)

0189    Casino staff watched the Meadows Hotel/Casino, Las Vegas, as it burned on Labor Day, 1931. Dorothy Baker, a dancer, has her back to the camera.

0190    Members of the staff watched the Meadows Hotel/Casino burn on Labor Day, 1931. Pictured standing in front of the sign is Will Cowan, director of the Meadows revue. Miss Dorothy Baker, a dancer, is behind him.



Celebrities Las Vegas

0191    Film stars John Gilbert and Ina Claire shown here signing the marriage license after they were married in Las Vegas, May 5, 1929. Man with glasses and tie is A.E. Cahlan, editor of the Las Vegas Evening Review Journal; Charles p. Pop Squires, editor of Las Vegas Age, is in background between the newlyweds. (See newspaper citations behind the photo.)

0192    Rex Lease and Eleanor Hunt, film stars married in Las Vegas, April 1931. (See story in Las Vegas Evening Review Journal, 4-15-31. (photo by G.L. Ullom)

0193    Rex Lease and Eleanor Hunt, film stars married in Las Vegas, April 1931. (photo by G.L. Ullom)

0194    Rex Lease and Eleanor Hunt, film stars married in Las Vegas, April 1931. (photo by G.L. Ullom)

0195    Minnie Ma Kennedy and Guy Edward Whataman Hudsons wedding at Observation Point, overlooking the Hoover Dam site, Sept. 19, 1931. L-R: (far left) Ryland G. Taylor, one of Hudsons attorneys; Justice of the Peace Frank M. Ryan; Hudson, holding the license; Ma Kennedy; Mrs. Ryland G. Taylor (dark flowered dress); District Attorney Harley A. Harmon (hat in hand); Mrs. C. P. Squires (hat with feather); Mrs. E. W. Cragin; a reporter; P. L. Lacy, proprietor of Railroad pass store; G. E. Bud Bodell, police chief of Boulder City (extreme right). Tall man in very back is Mayor E. W. Cragin of Las Vegas.

0196    (NEGATIVE ONLY) Minnie Ma Kennedy and Guy Edward Whataman Hudson at the Boulder Club, Las Vegas, August 23-30, 1931.

0197    (NEGATIVE ONLY) View of Boulder Club in Las Vegas with sign advertising Ma Kennedys revival, Aug. 23-30, 1931. (See news articles: Las Vegas Evening Review Journal, Aug. 4-6, 8, 12, 22, 24, 25, 27.)

0198    Minnie Ma Kennedy at left, 1929-1930. (Rest of group not identified)

0199    Laubachs Recreation Tavern, Boulder City, Nevada, July 1932. Jack Laubach (left), Guy Edward Whataman Hudson (center, behind counter)

0200    Guy Edward Whataman Hudson (center, behind counter) and Jack Laubach (in front of the counter and to Hudsons right). Taken at Laubachs Recreation Tavern, Boulder City, 1932. (Only place in Boulder City in 1932 where liquor was legal: near beer and 4% wine.) (Photo by Elton Garrett)

0201    (NEGATIVES ONLY) Clark County, Nevada records of the marriage of Guy Edward Whataman Hudson and L. Margaret Newton in Las Vegas on Nov. 22, 1929. (Hudson was still married to her when he married Ma Kennedy in 1931 at Black Canyon.) (4 negatives)



Las Vegas-Theatre

0202    El Patio Open Air Theatre, Las Vegas, 1929. (photo by G.L. Ullom)

0203    El Patio Open Air Theatre, Las Vegas, 1929. (photo by G.L. Ullom)

0204    Scene from a play being presented at El Patio Open Air Theatre, Las Vegas, 1929. (photo: G. L. Ullom)

0205    Scene from a play being presented at El Patio Open Air Theatre, Las Vegas, 1929. (photo: G. L. Ullom)

0206    Scene from a play being presented at El Patio Open Air Theatre, Las Vegas, 1929. (photo: G. L. Ullom)

0207    Crew and performers studying the movie camera El Patio Open Air Theatre, Las Vegas, 1929. (photo: G.L. Ullom)

0208    Construction worker, El Patio Open Air Theatre, Las Vegas, 1929. (photo: G. L. Ullom)

0209    Group that performed at the El Patio Open Air Theatre, Las Vegas, 1929. (photo: G. L. Ullom)

0210    Customers lined up to buy tickets at the El Patio Open Air Theatre, Las Vegas, 1929.

0211    Some of the performers at the El Patio pose by the box office where the customers are lined up to buy tickets. (Las Vegas, 1929)

0212    (NEGATIVE ONLY) El Portal Theatre, Las Vegas, 1930.
Hotels, Parks

0213    Northern Club and Hotel, 13 Fremont Street, L.V. 1930-1931. (Ullom photo)

0214    Miners Club, Las Vegas, 1929-1930.

0215    Overland Hotel, Las Vegas, 1930-1931.

0216    Couple posed in front of the Hotel National, Las Vegas, 1929-1930

0217    Nevada Hotel, Las Vegas, 1930-1931.

0218    Nevada Hotel/Hotel Nevada, Las Vegas, 1930-1931.

0219    Swimmers at Lorenzi Park pool, 1930-1931. (photo: G.L. Ullom)

0220    Bridge across the pond at Lorenzi Park, 1931-1932. (Ullom photo)

0221    Pond at Lorenzi Park, 1931-1932. (Ullom photo)

0222    Buildings and pond at Lorenzi Park, Las Vegas, NV. 1931-1932. (Ullom photo)

0223    Swimmers at Lorenzi Park pool, 1931-1932 . (Ullom photo)

0224    Swimmers at Lorenzi Park pool, 1931-1932 . (Ullom photo)

0225    (NEGATIVES ONLY) Two scenes at Lorenzi Park, Las Vegas, NV, 1931-1932



Las Vegas High School

0226    Children carrying flags and signs at the cornerstone-laying ceremony for the new Las Vegas High School, Feb. 22 1930. (Ullom photo)

0227    Dignitaries standing on platform at the cornerstone-laying ceremony for the new Las Vegas High School, Feb. 22 1930. (Ullom photo)

0228    Cornerstone-laying ceremony for the new Las Vegas High School, Feb. 22 1930. (Ullom photo)

0229    Cornerstone-laying ceremony for the new Las Vegas High School, Feb. 22 1930. (Ullom photo)

0230    Cornerstone-laying ceremony for the new Las Vegas High School, Feb. 22 1930. (Ullom photo)

0231    Clark County Court House, Las Vegas, NV. 1930-1931.

0232    Las Vegas High School under construction, 1930

0233    Las Vegas High School faculty, 1931-1932. Elton Garrett (back row, 3rd from right) and Maude Frazier (in row in front of Garrett, wearing glasses). Check Boulder Echo for rest of identification.

0234    Las Vegas High School faculty, 1931-1932. Elton Garrett (back row, 3rd from right) and Maude Frazier (in row in front of Garrett, wearing glasses). Check Boulder Echo for rest of identification.
Miscellaneous

0235    Las Vegas Evening Review Journal newsboys, 1930.

0236    (NEGATIVE ONLY) Block 16, Las Vegas, NV. 1930.

0237    Employees posed in front of Pioneer Painting Co. truck, 1929-1930. The company was owned by Charles W. Aplin.

0238    Pioneer Painting Company truck and employees, 1929-1930. (Charles W. Aplin owned the company.
Artesian Wells & Misc.

0239    Opening an artesian well in Las Vegas, 1929-1932. Fred Balzar, NV gov., is 2nd from left. J. Fred Hesse, mayor of Las Vegas, is at far right. (Ullom photo)
Las Vegas
Artesian Wells & Misc. (contd)

0240    Group of people at the opening of an artesian well in L.V. 1929-1932. NV Gov. Fred Balzar, center; L.V. Mayor J.Fred Hesse, second from right.

0241    Opening an artesian well in Las Vegas, 1929-1932. J. Fred Hesse, Center; Fred Balzar, right. (Ullom photo)

0242    Fred Balzar (left) and J. Fred Hesse (right). (Ullom photo)

0243    Las Vegas Mayor J. Fredd Hesse (left) and NV Governor Fred Balzar at opening of an artesian well in Las Vegas, 1929-1932. (Ullom photo)

0244    J. Fred Hesse, Las Vegas Mayor (center) at opening of an artesian well in Las Vegas, 1929-1932. (Ullom photo)

0245    Opening an artesian well in Las Vegas, 1929-1932. J. Fred Hesse (left) and Fred Balzar (right). (Ullom photo)

0246    Opening an artesian well in Las Vegas, 1929-1932. Las Vegas Mayor J. Fred Hesse (left) and NV Gov. Fred Balzar (2nd from right) (Ullom photo)

0247    L-R: Las Vegas Mayor J. Fred Hesse and NV Gov. Fred Balzar at opening an artesian well, 1929-1932. (Ullom photo)

0248    Residential area in Las Vegas, NV. 1929-1930

0249    Las Vegas Creek with water wheel at Las Vegas Fort, 1931.

0250    Las Vegas snow scene, 1930-1931. (man is Elton Garrett)

0251    Las Vegas after a snowstorm most of snow has melted. Clark County Court House in background. (1930-1931)

0252    Snowstorm in Las Vegas, (1930-1931)

0253    Snow scene in Las Vegas SP, LA, & SL Railroad Depot in background        1930-1931

0254    Street scene in Las Vegas after a snowstorm, 1930-1931

0255    Two women building a snowman in Las Vegas, 1931-1932



Boxing

0256    Boxers in Las Vegas, 1929. Harley A. Harmon (second from left); Las Vegas Mayor J. Fred Hesse (fourth from left); boxer Ace Hudkins (in robe).

0257    Front row, L-R: Harley A. Harmon, J. Fred Hesse, Boxer Ace Hudkins, in Las Vegas (1929).

0258    Boxer Ace Hudkins (right) fighting in Las Vegas, 1929.

0259    Boxer Ace Hudkins (left) standing in front of Las Vegas Mayor Hesses office, 1929



Las Vegas-Boxing (contd)

0260    Boxer Jack Dempsey (center) with his manager Gene Normile (right in Las Vegas, June 19, 1929. (Refer to Las Vegas Evening Review of same date)

0261    Jack Dempsey and his manager Gene Normile (in white hat) sparring around in Las Vegas, 1929. (Ullom photo)

0262    Jack Dempsey (4th from right) and his manager Gene Normile (white hat and cigar) talking with some of the locals in Las Vegas, 1929.

0263    Jack Dempsey (left) in Las Vegas, June 1929.

0264    Mayor of Las Vegas J. Fred Hesse (left) with unidentified boxing figures, 1929.

0265    Unidentified boxing figures in Las Vegas, 1929.

0266    Seven negatives: unidentified boxing figures in Las Vegas, 1929-1930. (NEGATIVES ONLY)



Wrestling

0266a     Wrestlers in Las Vegas, 1929-1930.

0267    Wrestlers in Las Vegas, 1929-1930.

0268    Wrestlers in Las Vegas, 1929-1930.

0269    Wrestlers in Las Vegas, 1929-1930.

0270    Wrestlers in Las Vegas, 1929-1930.



Airplanes

0271    Airplanes in Las Vegas, 1929-1930. (Ullom photo)

0272    Refueling an airplane in Las Vegas, 1929-1930. (Ullom photo)

0273    Two men standing in front of a Boulder Airlines plane. (Las Vegas, 1929-1930) (Ullom photo)

0274    Airplanes in Las Vegas, 1929-1930. (Ullom photo)

0275    Group of people standing beside an airplane in Las Vegas, 1929-1930. (Ullom photo)

0276    Airplanes in Las Vegas, 1929-1930. (Ullom photo)

0277    Aerial view of [Las Vegas] as seen from inside the airplane, 1929-1930. (Ullom photo)

0278    Three people standing by an airplane in Las Vegas, 1929-1930. (Ullom photo)



Las Vegas-Airplanes (contd)

0279    Airplane in Las Vegas, 1929-1930. (Ullom photo)

0280    Miscellaneous views of airplanes and groups of people (standing near planes) , 1929-1930. (9 NEGATIVES ONLY)



Wrestling

0281    Ira Dern, fought in World Championship Wrestling Match, El Patio Theatre, Las Vegas, 1929. (Ullom photo) See list of related news stores on back of photo.

0282    George Batalis wrestling in Las Vegas, El Patio Open Air Theatre, 1929. (Ullom photo)

0283    L-R: Leo Papionis (Greek wrestle from Los Angeles); Ira Dern (world light heavyweight grappling champion); George Batalis (Las Vegas wrestler), preparing for World Championship Wrestling Match at El Patio Open Air Theatre, Las Vegas, May 23, 1929.

0284    Leo Papionis (left) and Ira Dern (right), competed for world championship wrestling title in Las Vegas, May 23, 1929. (Ullom photo)

0285    Leo Papionis, wrestler, in Las Vegas (1929). (5 views by Ullom)

0286    Leo Papionis, wrestler defeated in Las Vegas, 1929. (G. L. Ullom photo)

0287    Leo Papionis (dark hair) and George Batalis wrestling in Las Vegas at El Patio Open Air Theatre, 1929. (four views Ullom photos)

0288    Wrestling scenes from the World Championship Wrestling Match held in Las Vegas, 1929. (3 views Ullom photos)



Miscellaneous

0289    Town Barbecue Stand after delivery truck crashed through the front wall. (see article in Las Vegas Evening Review Journal, November 19, 1931.

0290    Leonard Swede Ohrn seated at the counter of the Town Barbecue. His delivery truck crashed through the wall behind him (while he was eating) after it was struck by another car 1931. (see news article on reverse of photo board.)

0291    Leonard Kip Rhinelander (center) with his attorneys Thomas J. Salter (left) and Harley A. Harmon (right), 1929. (see list of related articles on back of board)

0292    Harley A. Harmon (left), 1929. (Ullom photo)



Las Vegas-Miscellaneous (contd)

0293    Leonard Kip Rhinelander (center) with his attorneys Thomas J. Salter (right) and Harley A. Harmon (left); Harmon and Salter were law partners. (Ullom photo, 1929) (see related article on reverse photo board)

0294    (NEGATIVES ONLY) L-R: Thomas J. Salter, Leonard Kip Rhinelander, and Harley A. Harmon, 1929.

0295    Mules grading for Boulder Highway, 1931.



Oil Drilling

0296    Drilling for oil in the Las Vegas Valley, 1930-1932.

0297    Drilling for oil in the Las Vegas Valley, 1930-1932. (Swede Anderson)

0298    Drilling for oil in the Las Vegas Valley, 1930-1932. (Swede Anderson)

0299    Drilling for oil in the Las Vegas Valley, 1930-1932. (Swede Anderson)

0300    Crowd watching as they drill for oil in the Las Vegas Valley, 1930-1932

0301    Scenes of oil drilling in the Las Vegas Valley, 1930-1932. (Swede Anderson)



Miscellaneous

0302    Ice delivery sign Las Vegas 1929-1931.

0303    [Southern Nevada Telephone Co. office?], 1930.

0304    [Southern Nevada Telephone Co. office?], 1930. Telephone truck and driver in foreground

0305    Parade in Las Vegas, 1930s

0306    Chamber of Commerce float, parade in Las Vegas, 1930s. (two men unidentified)

0307    (NEGATIVES ONLY) Parade in Las Vegas, 1930s. One view shows Chamber of Commerce float. (2 negs.)

0308    (NEGATIVES ONLY) Burros near Black Canyon, 1930-1031. (3 views)

0309    (NEGATIVES ONLY) Las Vegas High School football players and coaches. (1930) (12 views)

0310    Early football game in Las Vegas, 1930s. (Ullom photo)

0311    Early football game in Las Vegas, 1930s. (Ullom photo)



Las Vegas-Labor Union Officials

0312    Art Parvin, President of Barbers Union, Las Vegas. (1930)

0313    E.C. Fisher, President of Electricians Union, Las Vegas. (1930)

0314    W.E. Robertson, President of Carpenters Union, Las Vegas. (1930)

0315    C.E. Dugan, President of Painters Union, Las Vegas. (1930)

0316    Joe F. Colvin, President of the Central Labor Union, Las Vegas. (1930) He was also President of the Plumbers and Steamfitters Union.

0317    George Lindsey, Carpenters delegate to Central Labor Union, 1930.

0318    Central Labor Union Committee for Las Vegas Labor Day celebrations, 1931. (L-R) Chairman W.E. Robertson; George Lindsey; Martin Connell; Jerry Flynn; Larry Bates; W.C. Brown, C.E. Dugan; Joe F. Colvin, Pres. Of Central Labor Union. (See Las Vegas Review Journal, 9-7-31)

0319    Central Labor Union Committee for Las Vegas Labor Day celebrations, 1931. (see 0265 0318 for identification)

0320    L-R: Art Parvin and E.C. Fisher, labor union officials in Las Vegas, 1930-1931.

0321    L-R: W.E. Robertson and George Lindsey, labor union officials in Las Vegas, 1930-1931.

0322    L-R: Martin Connnell, Joe F. Colvin, and C.E. Dugan, labor union officials in Las Vegas, 1930-1931.

0323    Las Vegas labor union officials in charge of Labor Day celebrations, 1930. L-R: Martin Connell, James Farndale, William Gore, Robert H. Elser, Ira Liebert, Charles Watkins, and Eddie Bruner.

0324    Las Vegas labor union officials and committee in charge of Las Vegas Labor Day 1930 celebrations. (see 0265 0323 for i.ds) (also see related story in Las Vegas Evening Review Journal, 9-1-30.)
Labor Day Parade

0325    Covered wagon in Labor Day Parade, Las Vegas, 1930. (Ullom photo)

0326    People standing by open car, which was decorated for Labor Day Parade, Las Vegas, 1930. (Ullom photo)

0327    Cars decorated for Labor Day Parade, Las Vegas, 1930. (Ullom photo)

0328    Car decorated for Labor Day Parade, Las Vegas, 1930. (Ullom photo)

0329    Decorated car and people in Labor Day Parade, Las Vegas, 1930. (Ullom photo)

0330    Labor Day Parade, Las Vegas, 1930. Note arch over street reading: Welcome to Las Vegas, the gateway to Boulder Dam.



Las Vegas-Labor Day Parade (contd)

0331    Band in Labor Day Parade, Las Vegas, 1930. (3 views) (Ullom photo)

0332    Las Vegas Review-Journal Press car in Labor Day Parade, 1930. (Ullom photo)

0333    Miscellaneous scenes of the Labor Day Parade, Las Vegas, 1930. Includes floats, boy scout troops, flag bearers, etc. Photos by Ullom. (16 photos)

0334    Car decorated for Labor Day Parade, Las Vegas, 1930. Sign reads: Standard Merc. Furniture, No. 6th St. (Ullom photo)

0335    National Hotel float in Labor Day Parade, Las Vegas, 1930. (Ullom photo)

0336    People perched on truck decorated for the Labor Day parade in Las Vegas, 1930. (Ullom photo)



Miscellaneous

0337    Albert Henderson home, 704 S. Ninth Street, Las Vegas. This Mission-Revival style residence was built in the 1930s. (see articles on reverse, one of which was taken from Historic Preservation and Planning Guidelines, City of Las Vegas.)

0338    Albert Henderson home, &04S. Ninth Street, Las Vegas, 1930-1931. (see #0265 0337)

0339    Albert Henderson home, Las Vegas, 1930-1931. (11 NEGATIVES ONLY)

0340    Rodeo in Las Vegas, 1930.

0341    Rodeo participants, Las Vegas, 1930.

0342    Rodeo in Las Vegas, 1930.

0343    Rodeo participants in Las Vegas, 1930.

0344    Rodeo in Las Vegas, 1930.

0345    Rodeo in Las Vegas, 1930.

0346    Scenes from rodeo in Las Vegas, 1930. (9 photos negatives for some) (Ullom photo)

0347    Tornado damage in Midway City, eight miles out of the Boulder Dam highway, 1931. (see story in LV Evening Review Journal, July 25, 1931.)

0348    Tornado damage in Midway City, eight miles out of the Boulder Dam highway, 1931.

0349    Tornado victims in Midway City, 1931. Woman is Mrs. Joe Leavy, child is three-year-old (Baby) Bell. (see story in LV Evening Review Journal, July 25, 1931)

0350    Tornado victims in Midway City, 1931. Mrs. Joe Leavy, (Baby) Bell, and (?).



Las Vegas-House moving, Construction, etc.

0351    Moving a house in Las Vegas, 1930-1931.

0352    Moving a house in Las Vegas, 1930-1931.

0353    Moving a house in Las Vegas, 1930-1931.

0354    Moving a house in Las Vegas, 1930-1931.

0355    (NEGATIVES ONLY) Six negatives a house being moved in Las Vegas, 1930-1931.

0356    Two views of a home in Las Vegas, 1930s.

0357    Building something (probably a house), Las Vegas, 1930.

0358    Building a [house] in Las Vegas, 1930

0359    Building something in Las Vegas, 1930

0360    Constructing something in Las Vegas (probably a house), 1930.

0361    Construction scene in Las Vegas, 1930.

0362    Construction scene in Las Vegas, 1930.

0363    (NEGATIVES ONLY) Construction scenes in Las Vegas, 1930. (4 views)
Fremont Street

0364    [Fremont Street?], 1929-1930.

0365    Fremont Street, 1930.

0366    [Lower Fremont Street?], 1930s.



Las Vegas-Fort/Concrete Testing Laboratory

0367    Las Vegas Fort in ruins, 1929-1930.

0368    Las Vegas Fort, 1929-1930. (Ullom photo)

0369    Old Las Vegas Fort, 1929-1930.

0370    Las Vegas Fort in ruins, 1929-1930.

0371    Las Vegas Fort being renovated into a concrete testing laboratory for the Bureau of Reclamation, 1930. (note map #U 2.57.3)

0372    Las Vegas Fort being renovated. It will be a gravel testing laboratory for the Bureau of Reclamation. (1930)

0373    Las Vegas Fort in ruins prior to renovation into a concrete testing laboratory for the Bureau of Reclamation, 1930.

0374    Las Vegas Fort being renovated into a concrete testing laboratory for the Bureau of Reclamation, 1930.    (see articles in Las Vegas Evening Review, 7-9-29 and 8-30-29.)

0375    Worker renovating Las Vegas Fort into a concrete testing laboratory for the Bureau of Reclamation, 1930.    (Ullom photo)

0376    Children standing in ruins of the Las Vegas Fort, 1930. (Ullom photo)

0377    View of a room inside the concrete testing laboratory which was formerly Las Vegas Fort. (1929-1930)

0378    L-R: O.G. Patch, Walker R. Young, and G.G. Walker at the Las Vegas Fort. (1929-1930)

0379    L-R: O.G. Patch, Walker R. Young, and G.G. Walker at the Old Las Vegas Fort which was renovated into a concrete testing laboratory for the Bureau of Reclamation. (1929-1930)

0380    L-R: O.G. Patch, Walker R. Young, and G.G. Walker at the Old Las Vegas Fort. (1929-1930)



Miscellaneous

0381    Helldorado float, 1947-1948. (possibly Boulder City Chamber of Commerce entry.) (photo by Cliffs Photo Shop.)

0382    Scene from Lido de Paris at the Stardust Hotel, 1962.

0383    Flooding along College Avenue, North Las Vegas, 1962.

0384    Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce billboard on Highway 91 (Las Vegas Strip), 1950s-1960s. (Las Vegas News Bureau photo)

0385    Night view of Las Vegas skyline (looking towards downtown), 1982.

0386    Rotary Club at Henderson townsite 1943.

0387    Bonanza Air Lines plane flying over Hoover Dam.

0388    Map of irrigable areas near Boulder Dam (adapted from Bureau of Reclamations General Map of Irrigable Areas) (Feb. 20, 1935)

0389    Elevation drawing for the Boulder City School, 1932. (published in the Boulder City Journal, 3-11-32)

0390    [Avenue M house, Boulder City, 1950s.] Mr. A.R. Bourne 532 Ave M Boulder City handwritten inscription.

0391    Railroad Pass junkyard, 1961.

0392    Three (3) aerial photos, location not identified.) (1974)



Las Vegas-Miscellaneous

0393    [Town in Nevada?, 1961]

0394    Nevada (?) mining town with tailings. (1961)

0395    Lake Mead Marina, 1961. The round structure on the island is the old water clarifying tank built by the Six Companies for Hoover Dam construction. Water pumped up from Colorado River was clarified before being pumped over to the gravel washing and screening plant further up in Hemenway Wash. *transferred to Boulder City Museum*

0396    Artists rendering: Las Vegas Convention Hall.

0397    Hoover Dam downstream side 1961.

0398    Boulder Beach on Lake Mead 1961.

0399    Hoover Dam 1961

0400    Boulder City Hotel Plaza, 1961. *trans. to B.C. Museum*

0401    Hemenway Wash and Lake Mead. (1961)

0402    Government cableway mechanism at Hoover Dam. (1961)

0403    Interior of the Boulder City Elks Club. (1960s) *trans. to B.C. Museum*

0404    Temporary school house in Boulder City (1931). (Students pose outside school) *trans. to B.C. Museum*

0405    [Probably Lake Mead boat landings and boats on lake]

0406    Tadpole shrimp found living in Dry Lake near Boulder City. *trans. to B.C. Museum*

0407    Tadpole shrimp found in the Dry Lake near Boulder City. *trans. to B.C. Museum*

0408    Eldorado Dry Lake in Eldorado Valley near Boulder City. (August 1946)