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0310
Gragson, Oran K.

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Mayor and Family

0001    Mayor Oran K. Gragson (1965). (Autographed portrait)

0002    Mayor Oran K. Gragson, 1967.

0003    Mayor Oran K. Gragson, portrait.

0004    Portrait of Oran K. Gragson, mayor of Las Vegas, 1959-1975.

0005    Portrait of Mayor Oran K. Gragson, 1975.

0006    Portrait of Oran K. Gragson, mayor of Las Vegas, 1959-1975.

0007    Oran K. Gragson displays his birthday cake.

0008    Oran K. Gragson, mayor of Las Vegas, 1959-1975.

0009    Oran K. Gragson and wife Bonnie celebrate his birthday at the Flamingo Hotel. (1969)

0010    Bonnie Gragson, wife of Mayor Oran K. Gragson, displaying a campaign poster for her husband.
Mayor Gragsons Public Appearances

0011    Oran K. Gragson putting up a poster for his re-election campaign. He is being assisted by female campaign workers.

0012    Politicians participate in groundbreaking ceremony for Edgerton, Germeshausen & Grier, Inc. (EG&G), May 1963. L-R: U.S. Sen. Howard Canon, U.S. Sen. Alan Bible, Herbert E. Grier (?), Las Vegas Mayor Oran Gragson.

0013    Groundbreaking for EG&G, May 1963. L-R: U.S. Sen. Howard Cannon, U.S. Sen. Alan Bible, Herbert E. Grier (?), Las Vegas Mayor Oran Gragson.

0014    Groundbreaking for new research facility for EG&G, May 1963. U.S. Sen. Howard Cannon(3rd from left), U.S. Sen. Alan Bible (4th from left), Las Vegas Mayor Oran Gragson (far right).

0015    Las Vegas Mayor Oran Gragson cutting the ribbon at the opening of Nevada State Bank. (n.d.) White-haired gentlemen next to him is former Nevada Gov. Vail Pittman.

0016    Las Vegas Mayor Oran Gragson waves from a convertible in a parade on Fremont Street. (1960s)

0017    Las Vegas Mayor Oran Gragson and his wife Bonnie wave from a convertible in a parade on Fremont Street. (1960s) (LV News Bureau Photo)

0018    Las Vegas Mayor Oran Gragson (at microphone) participates in a ribbon-cutting ceremony in Las Vegas. (unidentified location) (1960s)

0019    Mayor Oran K. Gragson (standing, left) poses with USAF Thunderbirds, precision flying team based at Nellis Air Force Base, Las Vegas, NV. (1960s-early) (LV News Bureau Photo)

0020    Mayor Oran K. Gragson (standing, 2nd from right), poses with the Thunderbirds, Air Force precision flying team. (1960s)

0021    Mayor Oran K. Gragson (rt.) at the International College of Surgeons, held at the Flamingo Hotel (11-21-67). At left is Dr. Joe De los Reyes.

0022    Mayor Oran Gragson signing proclamation for Western Shrine Association. Gragson is seated. Standing, L-R: Ken Saxton; Fred Atiyeh; Dick Land, Pres. LV Shrine Club; Walter Martini.

0023    Groundbreaking for Senior Citizens Center, Las Vegas, NV. Mayor Oran Gragson standing at right. Seated in profile is Ron Lurie, City Commissioner. Standing at left is probably Aaron Williams, Vice Chairman of County Commissioners. (n.d.)

0024    Groundbreaking for Pioneer Citizens Bank, Las Vegas. Mayor Oran K. Gragson, 2nd from left. (n.d.) (Allen photo)
Mayor Gragson with Politicians

0025    L-R: Mayor Oran Gragson; Sen. Mike Gravel, Alaska; John Meier Hughes-Nevada Corp. (April 13, 1969) (Allen photographers)

0026    Group dining at the Frontier Hotel, April 13, 1969. L-R: Mrs. Bonnie Gragson, Mrs. John Meier, Mayor Oran Gragson, John Meier, Sen. Mike Gravel (Alaska).

0027    L-R: Bonnie Gragson, Mrs. John Meier, Mayor Oran Gragson, John Meier, Sen. Mike Gravel (Alaska). (Apr. 13, 1969)

0028    Inauguration of President Ronald Reagan Jan. 20, 1981. L-R: Mayor Oran Gragson and wife Bonnie of Las Vegas; Ambassador Thomas Aranda and wife Shirley Gragson Aranda. (Gragsons daughter)

0029    International Exposition of Flight and General Aviation Conference. Front row, L-R: U.S. Sen. Alan Bible (NV), Las Vegas Mayor Oran Gragson, U.S. Sen. Howard Cannon (NV), (?). (1960s)

0030    Intl Exposition of Flight and General Aviation Conference. U.S. Sen. Alan Bible (NV), center; Las Vegas Mayor Oran Gragson (rt.) 1960s)

0031    Nevada Gov. Paul Laxalt (left) and LV Mayor Oran Gragson, 1960s.

0032    Far left, Bill Briare. Center, holding plaque, Las Vegas Mayor Oran K. Gragson. (1960s) (LV News Bureau Photo)

0033    Left, U.S. Sen. Howard Cannon (NV); 2nd from left, U.S. Vice-President Hubert H. Humphrey; 4th from left, U.S. Sen. Alan Bible (NV) (1967) Autographed by Humphrey: To Oran Gragson with best wishes Hubert Humphrey.

0034    Center, Las Vegas Mayor Oran Gragson; right, Nevada Gov. Grant Sawyer. (LV News Bureau Photo)

0035    Far left, Las Vegas Mayor Oran Gragson; 2nd from right, vice-President Spiro Agnew. (Oct. 20, 1972) (Official White House photograph)

0036    Center, U.S. Sen. Howard Cannon (NV); right Las Vegas Mayor Oran Gragson.
Mayor Gragson with Celebrities

0037    Las Vegas Mayor Oran Gragson (left), Lawrence Welk (center.)

0038    Lawrence Welk (left) shakes hands with LV Mayor Oran Gragson.

0039    Arthur Godfrey (2nd from left), LV Mayor Oran Gragson (2nd from right) (LV News Bureau photo)

0040    Las Vegas Mayor Oran K. Gragson (stand); Arthur Godfrey (seated, right). International Exposition of Flight and General Aviation Conference.

0041    L-R: Movie and TV star Gene Kelly: Mrs. Bonnie Gragson: LV Mayor Oran Gragson.

0042    Mayor Oran Gragson of Las Vegas (at podium) address the general session at the pre-telethon production meeting for the Jerry Lewis Muscular Dystrophy Telethon. (1974)

0043    Oran K. Gragson (left) with author Earl Wilson (who is holding his smash book, The Show Business Nobody Knows). (LV News Bureau photo)

0044    Las Vegas Mayor Oran Gragson (left) assists Sammy Davis Jr. in cutting the ribbon for the Las Vegas Pageant of Progress. (LV News Bureau photo)

0045    Wayne Newton (left) with LV Mayor Oran Gragson. (LV News Bureau photo)

0046    Wayne Newton (left) with LV Mayor Oran Gragson. (LV News Bureau photo)

0047    LV Mayor Oran Gragson (left) appears to be giving the key to the city to actor James Garner.

0048    L-R: LV Mayor Oran Gragson, his wife Bonnie, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Sullivan (LV News Bureau photo)

0049    L-R: Mayor Oran K. Gragson, his wife Bonnie Gragson, Mrs. Ed Sullivan, Ed Sullivan. (LV News Bureau photo)
Miscellaneous Personalities

0050    Former Nevada Gov. Paul Laxalt (postcard). (1966)

0051    Former Nevada Gov. Paul Laxalt (postcard). (1966)

0052    Singer Peggy Lee. (1967) (photo by Ed Lawless)

0053    Entertainer Bob Hope (1967). (photo by Ed Lawless)

0054    (Neg. only) Portrait of Mayor Oran Gragson (standing). (4-16-63)

0055    (Neg. only) Portrait of Mayor Oran Gragson seated at his desk in City Hall. (12-21-67)

0056    (Neg. only) Mayor Oran Gragson seated at his desk in City Hall. (12-21-61)

0057    (Neg. only) Mayor Oran Gragson seated at his desk in City Hall. Other man not identified. (12-21-67)
West Las Vegas

0058    Aerial photograph of the area projected for the building of Madison School. Shows project boundaries. Photo by Henry Elder, City Building Inspector. (1957) Submitted to the Urban Renewal administration Housing and Hoe Finance Agency by the City of Las Vegas. Project No. Nevada R-6.

0059    Between Van Buren Avenue and North Project Boundary and H and J Streets, West Las Vegas, NV. (Oct. 1957) See #0310 0058 for additional info. (photo by Henry Elder)

0060    House in West Las Vegas adjacent to North Project Boundary. Photo by Henry Elder. (10-57) refer to photo #0310 0058

0061    Shack in West Las Vegas 711 Van Buren Ave. (south side, in trailer park). Photo by Henry Elder. (10-57) refer to photo #0310 0058.

0062    West Las Vegas shack 1401 H Street (rear). Photo taken by Henry Elder. (10-57) Refer to photo #0310 0058.

0063    West Las Vegas 1511 H Street (west side). Photo taken by Henry Elder. (10-57) Refer to photo #0310 0058.

0064    West Las Vegas 1421 H Street (west side). Photo taken by Henry Elder. (10-57