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Total manuscripts: 5

Anthanasoglou, Micheal
Coll #: MS-00230
Date: 1979-1983
Extent: 0.2 Linear Feet (1 box)
Location: 2:2:5
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.

Blood, Leonard
Coll #: MS-00161
Date: 1888-1962, bulk 1930-1950
Extent: 1 linear foot (1 box)
Location: 1:12:3
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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Cashman, James
Coll #: MS-00144
Date: 1911-1969
Extent: 1.58 Linear Feet (4 boxes)
Location: 1:11:4
Related Materials: 0013
The James Cashman Sr. Papers date from 1911 to 1969 and contain correspondence, photographs, insurance records, and bank records related to entrepreneur James "Big Jim" Cashman and his businesses. The collection documents Cashman's life and activities in Nevada; among the materials compiled after his death are a biography of Cashman and a family history of his wife, Leah Barker.
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Fyhen, Ragnald
Coll #: Mss2
Date: 1933-1947
Extent: 1 folder (contains 26 typewritten pages)
Location: 1:1:1
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)
Coll #: 2010-03
Date: 1964-1974
Location: 13:7:2
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.