Manuscripts by Subjects
Total manuscripts: 5
0.2 Linear Feet (1 box)
The Michael Anthanasoglou Collection on Taxi Driver Rights (1979-1983) contains the records of Las Vegas, Nevada taxicab
activist Michael Anthanasoglou. The collection is made up of clippings,
correspondence, flyers, and memoranda that document Anthanasoglou's
struggle to organize taxi drivers into a union in Las Vegas.
1888-1962, bulk 1930-1950
1 linear foot (1 box)
The Leonard Blood Papers consist of Leonard Blood's photographs
and personal documents from his work in the United States Navy,
Las Vegas Labor Commission, and on the Boulder (Hoover) Dam
in Nevada, ranging from the years of 1888 to 1962. The bulk of the
papers date between 1930 to 1950. The collection's contents include
correspondence, telegrams, newspaper clippings, a scrapbook, family
photographs and various ephemera.
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1.68 linear feet (4 document boxes)
Collection is comprised of the personal papers of the Cashman Family. In particular, James Cashman Sr., pioneer Las Vegan, businessman and founder of Cashman field. The collection contains correspondence, title deeds for the purchase of property in Clark's Las Vegas Townsite, scrapbooks, photographs, bank statements, and newspaper clippings. There is also documentation pertaining to Cashman's Garage, and labor union problems. The collection also contains papers from Cashman's wife, Leah Barker Cashman. INVENTORY AVAILABLE
1 folder (contains 26 typewritten pages)
Collection consists of the report of Ragnald Fyhen, an original member of the first Central Labor Council of Clark County, who also worked on Hoover Dam as a machinist. Subjects discussed include the Strike on the Boulder Canyon Project, deaths that occurred during the dam's construction, labor negotiations for BMI workers, development of the town of Henderson, and the creation of a regular County Hospital to replace the existing Poor Farm.
Hanley, Thomas (Tom)
Collection is comprised of one folder of photocopied newsclippings regarding Thomas (Tom) Hanley, a Las Vegas union boss accused of murder in the 1960s. Clippings follow his career and murder trial and date from 1964-1974. He was later convicted of the murder of Las Vegas union leader Al Bramlet, head of the Culinary Workers union in 1977.