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HENDERSON PUBLIC LIBRARY COLLECTION


Table of Contents:

Basic Magnesium Industries, Henderson, NV

Henderson City Government

Historic Events in Henderson's History

Henderson Youth Center and Fundraiser

Industrial Days, Henderson, NV

Henderson District Public Library

Carver Park

War Propaganda Exhibits

Miscellaneous BMI People & Activities

Henderson Townsite

Gabbs, Nevada

Henderson, Nevada

Workers

Plant Buildings & Equipment

Miscellaneous

Basic Magnesium Inc. And Henderson

Midway City/ Pittman, Nevada

Henderson and Vicinity

BMI and Henderson


Basic Magnesium Industries, Henderson, NV

0001 Future site of Basic Magnesium Industries (BMI) Plant. (4-15-41)
0002 Future site of BMI Plant. (9-15-41)
0003 Beginning construction of BMI Plant. (10-8-41)
0004 BMI Plant, Henderson, Nevada. (1-5-42)
0005 Buildings under construction at Basic Magnesium, Henderson, Nevada. (1-9-42)
0006 Housing at Basic Magnesium, Henderson, Nevada. (4-18-42)
0007 Southern Nevada Trailer Camp (Café and Rooms) - 3/13/43. (At Basic Magnesium, Henderson, Nevada.)
0008 Stauffer Chemical and its affiliate, Montrose Chemical Company of California, occupy this unit at Basic Plant, Henderson, Nevada. (1940's)

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Henderson City Government

0009 Judge Henderson swearing in the newly-elected Henderson City Council (May 27, 1953). L-R: Paul Dickover, Lou LaPorta, John Ivary, Bill Engel (later replaced by Joe Linn), and N.D. Van Waganen. These officials were chosen as a result of the first city election - this started the new city on its way.
0010 Judge Henderson swearing in James French as first mayor of the city of Henderson. (May 27, 1953)
0011 First official town meeting in Henderson, Nevada. It was held June 24, 1953, in the high school auditorium.
0012 First official town meeting held in Henderson, Nevada. (June 24, 1953)
0013 L-R: George Treem, Charlie Dorenwend. Treem was appointed Chief City Administrative Officer for Henderson. (July 15, 1954.)
0014 Charles B. Henderson, former Nevada U.S. Senator, for whom the City of Henderson was named.

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Historic Events in Henderson's History

0015 Interior of new Bank of Nevada, Henderson, Nevada. (Opened February 8, 1954.)
0016 New Bank of Nevada. (7 West Pacific, Henderson, Nevada.) It opened February 8, 1954.
0017 Bank of Nevada employees at opening - February 8, 1954. First row, L-R: Mary Gardner; Ellen Hunt; Marjorie Bourke; Althea Dix; Jane McAllister; Bernice Reed; Glennis Hughes; Shirley Dolan; Frank Pearson, Asst. Cashier. Back row, L-R: Marilyn Pearson; Virginia Brahn; Colvin S. Smith, Manager; Jim Hynney.
0018 Opening of Basic Elementary School, Feb. 18, 1954. Standing, L0R: R. R. Davis, Dist. Eng. Housing & Home Finance Agency; Miss Roxie Copenhaver, Deputy State Supt. Of Schools; Lyal W. Burkholder, Supt. Of Henderson Schools; Glenn Duncan, State Supt. Of Public Instruction; Vernon Welborn and W. O. Haynes, architects; N. D. Van Waganen, Board of Trustees. Seated, L-R: Gordon McCaw, Principal Henderson Elementary School; Board of Trustees; E. D. Hickman, President Board of Trustees.
0019 Completing installation of equipment for New KBMI Radio Station, Henderson, Nevada. (March 1954). The innovative new station offered listeners popular music 24 hours a day.
0020 Governor Charles Russell Making first dial call. In back of him are Colvin Smith, Manager of Bank of Nevada in Henderson; Kirby Trumbo and Mrs. Herschel Trumbo; W. J. Urga, telephone company executive; and Robert Allen, chairman of Nevada Public Services Commission. The occasion was the changing of telephones in the area to the dial system. (April 1, 1954)
0021 April 1, 1954 - when area telephones were changed to the dial system. Foreground: Herschel Trumbo, president of Henderson Telephone Co.; Governor Charles Russell, telephoning; W. J. Urga, secretary and treasurer of Henderson Telephone Co.; and Robert Allen, Public Services Commission Chairman.
0022 Herschel Trumbo and installing engineer shown at the power panel of the new dial telephone system in Henderson, Nevada. (Apr. 1, 1954)

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Henderson Youth Center and Fundraiser

0023 Youth Center Victory Show, held to raise funds for the Youth Center in Henderson - June 14, 1954. L-R: Sophie Tucker, entertainer; Abe Schiller, master of ceremonies.
0024 Youth Center Victory Show - June 14, 1954. L-R: Harry White, producer of the show; Dennis Day, entertainer; Stan Irwin, one of the masters of ceremonies.
0025 Entertainer Frank Sinatra performing at the Youth Center Victory Show in Henderson, Nevada. (June 14, 1954) Purpose of the event was to raise funds for the local Youth Center.
0026 Mayor C. D. Baker of Las Vegas with former Governor Vail Pittman at the Youth Center Victory Show in Henderson, NV. (June 14, 1954)
0027 Part of the crowd at the Youth Center Victory Show, Henderson, Nevada. (June 14, 1954) It was held to raise funds for the local Youth Center.
0028 Youth Center Victory Show (Henderson, NV.) - June 14, 1954. L-R; Hank Greenspun, editor of the Las Vegas Sun; Mrs. Dorothy McBeath, chairman of Henderson Recreation Board; George Crisler, Henderson Chief of Police; Fay Hammond, Talent and Liaison; Harry White, Variety President and producer of the show.
0029 Dedication ceremony turning the Youth Center Building over to the City of Henderson. (December 29, 1957) Speaker is Mrs. Dottie McBeath, vice-president of the Youth Center Building Committee. Seated, far left: Herschel Trumbo, president of the Committee; far right, seated: Henderson Mayor James French.
0030 Some members of the Youth Center Building Committee, L-R: Mrs. Dottie McBeath, vice-president of the committee; Herschel Trumbo, president of the committee. At far right is James French, Mayor of Henderson. (Dec. 29, 1957)

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Industrial Days, Henderson, NV

0031 Winners of the Industrial Days Beauty Pageant (Henderson, NV.) - May 1955. L-R: 1st, Marilyn Spellman; 2nd, Donna Bogut; 3rd, Zeke Marino.
0032 Participants in Beauty Pageant held during Henderson's Industrial Days, Henderson, Nevada. (May 1955)
0033 A marching band in the Industrial Days Parade, Henderson, Nevada. (May 7, 1955)
0034 Industrial Days Parade, Henderson, Nevada. (May 7, 1955). California Pacific Utilities Company float.
0035 A float in the Henderson Industrial Days Parade. (May 7, 1955)
0036 Industrial Days Parade, Henderson, Nevada (May 7, 1955). Shows the Henderson District Public Library's entry in the parade: youngsters dressed as Snow White, the Witch, the Prince, and the Seven Dwarfs.
0037 Industrial Days Parade - Henderson, Nevada. (May 7, 1955) Car carrying "Miss Teenage".

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Henderson District Public Library

0038 Henderson District Public Library - Henderson, Nevada. (1954)
0039 Dedication of the New $15,000 addition to the Henderson District Public Library. (Nov. 16, 1959) L-R: (1) Earl Keenan; (2) Harley Harmon, chairman of the Board of County Commissioners; (3) George Jeffs; (4) Rev. Robert Cochrane; (5) Barney Cannon; (6) J. L. Van Valey.
0040 Dedication of new addition to Henderson Public Library (Nov. 16, 1959). Left, Harley Harmon, Chairman of the Board of County Commissioners. (Others not identified.)
0041 Janet Clark, librarian, standing in front of Henderson District Public Library. (4-12-88)
0042 Henderson District Public Library (55 South Water St.) - damage from the PEPCON blast of May 4, 1988.
0043 Rear view of Henderson District Public Library - May 1988.

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Carver Park

0044 Anderson's Camp (4-27-44). Upstream from point about 10 feet above outlet, showing occupied shacks built above sewer. (Henderson, NV.)
0045 First boy to attend Carver School. (10-13-43; Henderson, NV.)
0046 First black family to move into Carver Park, Henderson, Nevada. (10-13-43) L-R: Robert C. Williams; Mrs. Rosie Lee Williams; Theodore, 14; Cleopatra, 13; Roscoe, 9; Clarice, 5; Yvonne, 4.
0047 F.P.H.A. houses, Henderson. Nevada. (8-23-43)
0048 F.P.H.A. house (interior) - 8/25/43.
0049 F.P.H.A. house. (8-25-43)
0050 F.P.H.A. houses. (8-23-43)
0051 F.P.H.A. houses (8-25-43)
0052 F.P.H.A. Administration Building. (8-25-43)
0053 Interior of an F.P.H.A. house (kitchen) - 8/25/43.
0054 F.P.H.A. house - interior. (8-25-43)
0055 Lightning damage - Unit 68 - F.P.H.A. (9-27-43)
0056 Lightning damage, Unit 68, F.P.H.A. house. (9-27-43)
0057 Lightning damage on Unit 68 - F.P.H.A. house. (9-27-43)
0058 Lightning damage on Unit 68 - F.P.H.A. house. (9-27-43)
0059 Lightning damage on Unit 68 - F.P.H.A. house. (9-27-43)
0060 Lightning damage on Unit 68 - F.P.H.A. house. (9-27-43
0061 F.P.H.A. houses. (8-23-43)
0062 F.P.H.A. houses. (8-23-43)
0063 F.P.H.A. houses.
0064 F.P.H.A. houses. (8-23-43)
0065 First family in Carver District. (10-13-43) L-R: Robert C. Williams; Mrs. Rosie Lee Williams; Theodore, 14; Cleopatra, 14; Roscoe, 9; Clarice, 5; Yvonne, 4.
0066 First family in Carver District (10-13-43). L-R: (top row): Robert C. Williams, Mrs. Rosie Lee Williams; (middle row): Theodore and Cleopatra; (bottom row): Yvonne, Clarice, and Roscoe.
0067 First lady in Carver District, Mrs. Rosie Lee Williams. (10-13-43)
0068 Protestant Conference (Carver). 10-13-43

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War Propaganda Exhibits

0069 Aviada Exhibit, a propaganda display put on by the Army Air Corps. (BMI's production of magnesium was instrumental in supporting the Allied effort.) 4-15-44
0070 Aviada Exhibit (war propaganda). 4-15-44
0071 Propaganda display (Aviada Exhibit) by Army Air Corps. (4-15-44)
0072 War propaganda exhibit. (3-4-44)
0073 Aviada Exhibit (war propaganda). 4-15-44
0074 "Wings of Vengeance" propaganda display at Aviada Exhibit. (4-15-44)
0075 Aviada Exhibit (war propaganda). 4-15-44
0076 War propaganda display at Aviada Exhibit. (4-15-44)
0077 "Wings for Vengeance" display at Aviada Exhibit. (4-15-44)
0078 War propaganda: Aviada Exhibit. (4-15-44)

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Miscellaneous BMI People & Activities

0079 Col. J. W. Leedom, Sr. Field Rep., Production Services Division, Ninth Region, O.C.D., presents certificate of National Security Award to F.O. Case, General Manager of BMI, at ceremony July 12, 1944.
0080 Ted ("Red") Orrock, of BMI's plant protection, proudly symbolizes "Basic Magnesium, Inc. on Guard for Nation". It's a worm's eye view of one of the huge oil circuit breakers installed by Fritz Ziebarth.
0081 Near-miracles are wrought in this unique tire shop to keep plant equipment rolling. There's probably not another in the country rendering as much as good service. Mould room is shown here. Workers, L-R: Lee Montoya, Lawrence Bracken, Fay Galloway, Foreman Mel Oerter, and Thomas F. Tweedie. You bet they're all experts! (7-10-43)
0082 Victor V. Kunkel at BMI Plant, Henderson, NV. (10-2-43)
0083 BMI employees relaxing after work. (c. 1943-1944)
0084 Serviceman in front of "Memphis Belle". (c. 1943-1944)
0085 People posed in front of "Memphis Belle". (c. 1943-1944)
0086 Southern Nevada Trailer Camp - Café and Rooms. (3-13-43)

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Henderson Townsite

0087 Henderson (townsite) post office under construction. (11-1-43)
0088 Henderson School. (11-3-43)
0089 Catholic Church in Henderson under construction. (11-3-43)
0090 Protestant Church in Henderson under construction. (11-2-43)
0091 General Stores - Henderson (townsite). (11-2-43)
0092 General Stores (rear view) - Henderson townsite. (11-2-43)
0093 Tear gas demonstration near BMI, Henderson. (11-26-43)
0094 Tear gas demonstration near BMI (11-26-43).

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Gabbs, Nevada

0095 BMI - Gabbs, Nevada. Wells Inc. Garage. (3-30-44)
0096 Wells Trucks and drivers. BMI - Gabbs, NV. (6-17-44)
0097 Loading of Wells truck at Gabbs, Nevada. (5-6-44)
0098 Tractor part of Wells truck weighing out (empty). Gabbs, Nevada. (5-5-44)
0099 Loading of Wells truck at Gabbs, Nevada. (5-6-44)
0100 Wells trucks weighing in, loaded. Gabbs, Nevada. (5-5-44)
0101 Wells truck and drivers - BMI, Gabbs, Nevada. (6-17-44)
0102 Loading of Wells truck at Gabbs, NV. (5-6-44)
0103 Wells trucks. (6-17-44)
0104 Toiyabe School - BMI, Gabbs, Nevada. View looking northwest. (1944)
0105 Toiyabe School - BMI, Gabbs, Nevada. (5-5-44)
0106 Toiyabe School - Gabbs, Nevada. (1944)

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Henderson, Nevada

0107 Workers inside BMI plant, Henderson, Nev. (12-3-42)
0108 Electric storage battery at BMI. (6-12-44)
0109 Man at BMI working on electric storage battery. (6-12-44)
0110 Electric storage batteries - BMI. (6-12-44)
0111 Man working on electric storage battery - BMI, Henderson, NV. (6-13-44)
0112 Electric storage batteries at BMI, Henderson, NV. (6-13-44)
0113 BMI photo. (6-12-43)
0114 Wrapped ingots for domestic use - BMI, Henderson, NV. (10-1-43) (Women workers in photo, handling ingots.)
0115 Woman working in BMI Plant, Henderson, NV. (7-13-43)
0116 BMI photo - 7/13/43. (Shows fires burning at night.)
0117 Worker at BMI - Henderson, NV. (12-3-42)
0118 BMI Plant - Henderson, NV. (3-23-44) (exterior of plant)
0119 Men working with electric storage battery - BMI, Henderson, NV. (6-13-44)
0120 Field canteen kitchen - BMI, Henderson. (7-31-43)
0121 Exterior of field canteen #2, looking northwest. (BMI - Henderson) 7-31-43.
0122 Exterior of field canteen #1, BMI. (11-2-43)
0123 Worker in photo is wearing enormous asbestos mittens to handle hot magnesium ingots produced at Basic Magnesium's giant plant in Henderson, NV. (Feb. 1943) Photo by: Office of War information.
0124 Workers at BMI plant - Henderson. (3-26-42)
0125 Interior of general stores warehouse - BMI, Henderson. (c. 1943)
0126 BMI - Part of the equipment and trucks on the electrical installation at BMI, parked outside the headquarters of Fritz Ziebarth. (c. 1942-1944)
0127 Magnesium plant - BMI. (7-31-43)
0128 Woman worker moving load of magnesium ingots - BMI magnesium plant. (10-1-43)
0129 BMI Plant: Piles of magnesium ingots. (10-1-43)
0130 Interior of new cafeteria - BMI Plant. (7-31-43)
0131 Interior view of BMI Plant. (11-6-44)
0132 Exterior view of BMI Plant - Henderson, NV. (3-23-44)
0133 Exterior of new cafeteria (nearly completed) - BMI, Henderson. (7-31-43)
0134 Construction workers inside building at BMI. (Probably finishing the new cafeteria.) 7-31-43.
0135 BMI Plant, Henderson - Boiler house, view looking east. (3-22-44)
0136 BMI Plant - Henderson, NV. Interior shot shows shift board. (c. 1943-1944)
0137 Secondary filter at sewage treatment plant. (5-26-44)
0138 Electric storage batteries - BMI Plant, Henderson. (6-13-44)
0139 Worker at BMI Plant, Henderson, NV. (1940's)
0140 [Part of Basic townsite - 1940's.]
0141 Air conditioning unit - Victory Theatre, Henderson, NV. (7-30-43)
0142 Black worker in BMI Plant - Henderson, NV. (3-11-43)
0143 BMI Plant - Henderson, NV. Interior of a building and several workers. (7-31-43)
0144 BMI Plant (exterior) - Henderson, NV. (7-3-43)
0145 Workers in BMI Plant. (1940's)
0146 Black worker at BMI Plant - Henderson, NV. (1-20-44)
0147 Equipment (air conditioning?) In BMI Plant - Henderson, NV. (1940's)
0148 Aerial view of BMI Plant - Henderson, NV. (12-7-42)
0149 Workers outside one of the buildings at the BMI Plant - Henderson, NV. (early 1940's) Shows some black workers.
0150 Photo shows portion of BMI plant - Ingot Foundry J-2 and surroundings. (3-24-44)
0151 Workers at BMI Plant - Henderson, NV. (5-7-42)
0152 Old McNeil Personnel Building. (3-25-44)
0153 Safety billboard - BMI Plant - Henderson.
0154 Scale house - BMI, Henderson. (5-5-44)
0155 Canteen No. 4 - BMI, Henderson, NV. (3-23-44)
0156 Canteen No. 1 - BMI, Henderson, NV. (11-2-43)
0157 Cafeteria - BMI Plant - Henderson, NV. (11-2-43)
0158 Cooks at BMI (Henderson) - 11/25/42.
0159 Empire water meter on insulated lines in preparation building, surrounded by briquets of magnesium which are ready to be calcined and chlorinated. (BMI - Henderson)
0160 BMI - Safety Equipment Store. (3-23-44)

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Workers

0161 Lady working in food service - BMI, Henderson.
0162 Mostly women plant workers at BMI, Henderson. (9-27-43)
0163 Switchyard near control house.
0164 Workers at MI, Henderson, NV. (2-25-43)
0165 A worker at BMI - Henderson. (1940's)
0166 BMI Plant workers. (2-25-43)
0167 Worker at BMI -- Henderson. (1940's)
0168 Worker at BMI, lubricating valve with a high pressure soft grease lubricator. (1940's)
0169 Worker at BMI. (3-20-43)
0170 Workmen laying reinforcement steel for the concrete floor at one of the chlorination buildings at BMI. (Jan. 1943)
0171 Workers posed in front of one of the buildings at BMI, Henderson. (1940's)
0172 Workers at BMI. (4-20-42)
0173 Worker at BMI -- picture shows Brown circular chart and electric potentiometer. (11-12-43)
0174 Plant employees working on ventilator base frame. (BMI - 4/27/43)
0175 Workers at BMI, Henderson. (12-2-42)
0176 Worker in BMI Plant. (1940's)
0177 Workers - BMI Plant, Henderson. (1-19-43)
0178 BMI workers. (2-25-42)
0179 Workers at BMI. (1-12-43)
0180 BMI worker. (c. 1940's)
0181 Workers at BMI. (4-20-42)
0182 Kitchen workers at BMI. (2-17-43)
0183 Cranes lifting stacks of magnesium ingots - BMI. (11-3-42)
0184 Cranes lifting stacks of magnesium ingots - BMI. (11-3-42)
0185 Workers operating a crane at BMI. (11-8-42)

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Plant Buildings & Equipment

0186 FF-8 and part of D-8 Metal Plant (CB --Cell Blocks); Unit 8 in foreground, view looking northwest. (3-17-44). BMI, Henderson.
0187 Building at BMI, Henderson, NV. (5-5-44)
0188 Unit 8 - BMI, Henderson. (3-24-44)
0189 Surplus Stores Building - BMI, Henderson. (3-30-44)
0190 General Stores Building - BMI, Henderson. (3-25-44)
0191 Maintenance Shops (miscellaneous) - T4. (BMI, Henderson, NV.) 3-24-44.
0192 Building at BMI - Henderson. (3-17-44)
0193 Building at BMI - Henderson, NV. (3-27-44)
0194 Building & Plumbing Maintenance Shops (T-2) - Henderson, NV. (3-24-44)
0195 Building at BMI, Henderson, NV. (5-5-44)
0196 Unloading operation of Wells truck.
0197 BMI, Henderson, NV. - Volumetric feeder for copper sulphate at terminal reservoir. (5-23-44)
0198 BMI Plant, Henderson, NV. (7-31-44) Barker-Coleman for air cooling system.
0199 BMI Plant, Henderson, NV. (8-31-43) Photo shows a small chlorinator (open).
0200 Large chlorinator at BMI Plant - Henderson, NV. (8-31-43)
0201 BMI, Henderson - ventilator anchors. (4-27-43)
0202 BMI, Henderson - ventilator anchors. (4-27-43)
0203 BMI, Henderson - ventilator framework.. (4-27-43)
0204 BMI, Henderson - ventilator framework. (4-27-43)
0205 Ventilator construction - BMI, Henderson, NV. (6-19-43)
0206 Ventilator construction - BMI. (6-19-43)
0207 Ventilator and blower construction, BMI. (4-27-43)
0208 BMI - Henderson. Nordstrom valves on chlorine acid lines in liquefaction No. 1 of chlorine plant.
0209 Electric storage batteries at BMI, Henderson. (6-8-43)
0210 Flux and neutralization area, view looking west. E13 - magnesium oxide silo; 314 - neutralization plant building; AX3 - flux-barrel storage building. (BMI - Henderson, NV) 3-24-44
0211 Nickel clad tanks - BMI in Henderson. (9-2-43)
0212 Nickel-lined caustic tanks at BMI, Henderson. (8-21-43)
0213 Nickel-lined caustic tanks - BMI, Henderson. (8-21-43)
0214 Final settling tank of sewage treatment plant. Secondary filter in background. (BMI, Henderson, 8-21-43)
0215 Nickel clad tanks - caustic area. (BMI, Henderson - 8/30/43)
0216 Secondary filter at sewage treatment plant.
0217 Collecting launder of secondary filter of sewage treatment plant (BMI, Henderson, 5-26-44).
0218 Nickel-lined caustic tanks (BMI, Henderson, 8-21-43).
0219 Exterior view of some buildings at BMI, Henderson. (3-17-44)
0220 Interior view of one of the shops at BMI, Henderson. (1940's)
0221 Equipment in one of the MI buildings (Henderson) - 10/14/44.
0222 Woman operating equipment at BMI, Henderson. (11-12-43)
0223 Display at Aviada Exhibit. (4-15-44)
0224 Equipment at BMI, Henderson. (10-14-44)
0225 Interior of one of the buildings at BMI. (Tire shop?) 7-21-44
0226 Some equipment at BMI, Henderson. (10-1-43)
0227 Equipment in one of the buildings at BMI. (9-27-43)
0228 One of the buildings at BMI, Henderson. (c. 1940's)
0229 Man operating a crane at BMI. (11-8-42)
0230 Equipment at BMI, Henderson. (1940's)
0231 Basic Magnesium Industries' office after it burned. (3-6-42)
0232 The office at Basic Magnesium Industries (Henderson) after it burned. (3-6-42)
0233 Interior of one of the buildings at BMI. (1940's)
0234 Pipeline near BMI, Henderson. (6-8-43)
0235 Interior of one of the buildings - BMI, Henderson. (1940's)
0236 Storage tanks at BMI, Henderson. (1940's)
0237 BMI - interior of a building. (5-12-44)
0238 Machinery at BMI. (4-19-44)

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Miscellaneous

0239 Manganese ore plant, Gabbs, Nevada. (12-29-42)
0240 Tent City seen from sewer outlet. (4-27-44)
0241 East from point on sewer line about 500' upstream from outlet, showing bad seepage area. (4-27-44)
0242 Seepage from sewer and cesspools about 400 feet from outlet. (4-27-44)
0243 Looking upstream along sewer from about 100 feet upstream from outlet. (4-27-44)
0244 Cesspool sewage typical throughout area. (4-27-44)
0245 Exposed sewer about 500 feet upstream from outlet, showing open joints and uneven grade alignment. (4-27-44)
0246 Ditch into which sewer empties about 15 feet downstream from sewer outlet.
0247 Outlet of 4" concrete sanitary sewer which probably starts in the vicinity of Midway Casino and collects from the westerly corner of Midway. Pipe is 4" in diameter laid in uneven grade and alignment, with open joints. (4-27-43)

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Basic Magnesium Inc. And Henderson

0248 War bond drawing at BMI. (5-11-43)
0249 Guard force at BMI. (6-24-43)
0250 Time office (?) at BMI. (4-22-43)
0251 BMI plaster horses in Helldorado Parade. (5-18-44)
0252 Day nursery. (9-10-43)
0253 Day nursery. (9-10-43)
0254 Ride sharing board for Basic Employees. (7-14-43)
0255 Plant employees relaxing at local bar after work.
0256 Laundry room/wash house for housewives in Anderson's Camp. (11-16-42)
0257 Red Cross workers (12-11-43). Poster reads, "Take a Red Cross home nursing course - Learn to guard the home front".
0258 Victory Theatre. (7-30-43)
0259 Interior of drugstore, Henderson, Nevada. (9-7-43)
0260 Fire Station, Henderson, Nevada. (9-7-43)
0261 Bowling Alley - Henderson, Nevada. (9-20-43)
0262 Henderson School. (12-8-43)
0263 KENO Radio Station - Las Vegas, Nevada. (c. 1940's)
0264 Goldfield Hotel. (6-30-43)

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Midway City/ Pittman, Nevada

0265 View looking west along Merlayne Drive from Allen Avenue. Dark spots in roadway are moist ground. Midway City. (2-13-45)
0266 Midway City - Midway Casino. (4-18-42)
0267 Pittman, Nevada. (4-30-42)
0268 Midway well (shallow) and casino, containing public eating house with kitchen opening onto basement which is flooded with sewage. (4-27-44)
0269 Pittman seepage. (3-30-45)
0270 Photo shows Pittman seepage. Midway Casino in background. (3-30-45)
0271 Pittman seepage. (4-16-45)
0272 Pittman seepage. (3-30-45)
0273 View looking north from the corner of Allen Avenue and Merlayne Drive showing saturated areas. Midway City. (2-13-45)
0274 Pittman seepage. (3-30-45)
0275 Midway Casino and well (shallow) - public eating house with kitchen opening onto basement which is flooded with sewage. (4-27-44)
0276 Aerial view of Pittman seepage. (4-16-45)
0277 Aerial view of Pittman seepage. Sign on water tower reads "Midway City". (4-16-45)
0278 Pittman seepage. (3-30-45)
0279 Abandoned and capped well, said to have been plugged with clay before being abandoned. Midway Casino - Midway City. (4-27-44)
0280 Pittman seepage. (4-16-45)

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Henderson and Vicinity

0281 Henderson Post Office - September 23, 1944.
0282 Opening of Victory Theatre - Henderson, NV. (7-22-43)
0283 Plant Protection Dept. (BMI) - Fire Division. Visiting fire chiefs and equipment. (4-22-42)
0284 Plant Protection Dept., Fire Division, Henderson, NV. Visiting fire chiefs and equipment. (4-22-42)
0285 Plant Protection Dept., Fire Division, Henderson, NV. Fire equipment. (4-22-42)
0286 Fire equipment at the Plant Protection Dept. (Fire Division), Henderson, NV. (4-22-42)
0287 Visiting fire chiefs and equipment, Henderson, NV. (Plant Protection Dept., Fire Division) (4-22-42)
0288 Bombardier staff at luncheon. (March 15, 1944)
0289 Henderson High School graduating class. (1943)
0290 Hand-drawn sketch/map of Henderson area. (July 18, 1942)
0291 Photograph of letter from William Hosokawa of the Emergency Defense Council of the Seattle chapter of the Japanese American Citizens' League to his friend "Eddie". (The letter was written March 2, 1942, prior to the internment of Japanese in camps as a result of public hysteria during the war.)
0292 Second page of letter from William Hosokawa to his friend "Eddie". (March, 1942) (See photo #0254 0291)
0293 Third page of letter from William Hosokawa to his friend "Eddie". (March, 1942) (See photo #0254 0291)
0294 Caustic chlorine plant - Henderson, NV. Shows scrap electrical equipment. (8-27-43)
0295 Aerial view of Anderson Camp, trailer camp, Carver Park. (Sept. 15, 1943)
0296 Pittman, Nevada in background. (Sept. 30, 1942)
0297 View of drain north of the main dam, taken from the main dam looking in a northeasterly direction. Note Pittman in background. (2-10-45)
0298 Midway City, water-soaked ground. White is alkali. View looking west on Jefferson Blvd.; taken from corner of Maser Drive and Jefferson Boulevard. (2-13-45)
0299 Midway City. Sewage surface water near corner of Evelyn Avenue and Jefferson Boulevard. Picture taken in northeasterly direction. White on ground is alkali. (2-13-45)
0300 Midway City - view looking northwest from corner of Evelyn Avenue and Jefferson Boulevard, showing surface water. White is alkali. (2-13-45)

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BMI and Henderson

0301 Anderson Brothers Boarding and Supply Mess Hall (2-19-43)
0302 BMI Hospital (St. Rose Dominican) and worker with new twins. (1943)
0303 BMI Hospital (St. Rose Dominican) - Henderson, NV. (4-14-43)
0304 Carver Park daycare center. (7-11-44)
0305 Basic townsite home with victory stars: a blue star indicated a family member in the service, while a gold star indicated a son or daughter had died in the war. (7-16-43)
0306 BMI Graphics Department. (10-21-43)
0307 Upstream from point about 400' above outlet, showing occupied shacks built above sewer. (Apr. 27, 1944)

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