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Narrator Collection # Date Project Content Transcript Tapes
Alterwitz, Deanne OH-02178 Nov. 1, 2014 Southern Nevada Jewish Heritage Project In 1973, Deanne and Oscar Alterwitz with their 4 children arrived in Las Vegas to assume ownership of Walker Furniture. yes 0
Amazing Kreskin Arnold Shaw Entertainment no 1
Amie-Pilot, Ruby OH-02430 2012 August 07 Documenting the African American Experience in Las Vegas F850.N4.A45 2012; Ruby Amie-Pilot came to Las Vegas in 1952 and worked at the Desert Inn, Sears, and Palm Mortuary. yes 0
Anderson, Alonzo Dr. OH-00031 2/21/1972 Local Las Vegas History - Roske Veterinary medicine around the state and his observations - prostitution, mining and farming - excellent memory; great stories. yes 1
Anderson, Bob 11/23/1991 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Lounges Past, Pre,Fut no 1
Anderson, Bob 02/24/1995 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Bill Willard no 1
Anderson, Bob 06/26/1991 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Bill Willard no 1
Anderson, Brian OH-00032 05/07/2004 BOYER EARLY LAS VEGAS OHP Work in the show, Jubliee yes 0
Anderson, Dale OH-00033 07/12/2002 Principalship Oral History Project Interview conducted by Pat Carlton and Bob Ackerman about career in field of education. no 1
Anderson, Donald G. Dr. OH-00034 May 1, 2005 Principalship Oral History Project Education in Clark County; interview online - The oral History of the Public School Principalship yes 1
Anderson, Eddie H. OH-00035 10/11/2000 Gay Las Vegas OHP An overview of Gay Rights in Nevada no 10
Anderson, Fred E. OH-00040 04/22/1986 Local Oral History Project-Roske Mines and Mining, Railroad through Cherry Creek. Owns mines in Ely, Nevada. yes 1
Anderson, Gilda Maiken 07/08/1993 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Bill Willard no 1
Anderson, Helen OH-00090 2/21/2014 AfAm Collaborative Mother of Karen Walker. Owned Hamburger Heaven; Westside famed business. Talked about the community and changes over the years. no 0
Anderson, Ian & Shanna OH-00091 October 11, 2013 West Charleston Ward 1 Anderson's purchased and renovated their Mc Neill Estates home, which was nearly destroyed after an explosion years earlier. yes 0
Anderson, Maceo (Dam.) OH-00041 03/15/1981 Local Oral History Project-Roske Blacks in performing arts, tap dance, schools Tape is damaged beyond repair; no transcript. no 1
Andre, Dorothy Engel OH-00042 10/17/1980 Local History - Roske General Nevada history, Tonapah, prostitution, general early life beginning in 1920. Interviewed by Elizabeth Nelson Patrick. no 1
Andre, Joe OH-00043 08/28/1980; 09/13/1980; 10/17/1980 Local History - Roske General Nevada and Las Vegas history, life experience with emphasis on musical career. Life in Nevada starting in 1922. Owner of Andre's Restaurant, a Las Vegas institution. Interviewed by Elizabeth Nelson Patrick. yes 5
Andress, Donna & Gail OH-00092 11/26/2008 Boyer Early LV OPH - Junior League Memories of early city and info about the Service League and Junior League Folder at Junior League yes 0
Angel, Judge OH-02207 11/29/2014 AfAm Retired judge, helps people purchase businesses, Positive radio talk-show host no 0
Anka Paul Arnold Shaw entertainment no 1
Anka, Paul September 25 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Arnold Shaw no 1
Anka, Paul 08/20/1992 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Joe Delaney no 1
Anka, Paul 11/10/1987 Arnold Shaw Entertainment no 1
Anka, Paul 01/20/1988 Arnold Shaw Entertainment no 2
Anka, Paul Arnold Shaw Entertainment no 1
Ann-Margret 09/21/1990 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Bill Willard no 2
Anthony, Peter 03/03/1995 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Joe Delaney no 1
Anthony, Peter 07/29/1987 Arnold Shaw Entertainment no 1
Anthony, Peter 08/13/2002 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Cork Proctor no 1
Antone-Knoll, Connie OH-02357 2013 February 12 History of Emergency Medical Services in Nevada Antone-Knoll received her MD from the University of Colorado in 1976. She moved to Fernley, Nevada, in 1981, where she began training the Fernley Fire Department members. no 0
Appledorn, Jackie King OH-00049 January 30, 2007 Blue Diamond Oral History Project This is the history of Blue Diamond Village. Blue Diamond is located 26 miles southwest of Las Vegas. The village, originally known as Cottonwood Springs, changed its name when the Blue Diamond Company took ownership of the Gypsum mine and built corporate housing for the workers in the early '20s. Near the base of the Red Rock canyon, Blue Diamond Village was originally a stop on the Old Spanish Trail for traders from Santa Fe, N.M., to California between 1830 and 1848, according to the history committee's findings. road for the The Blue Diamond School opened in 1929. The company built bunk housing and homes for the workers that it started selling to the public in 1965. yes 2
Appuglise, Marge OH-00047 Principalship OHP Educator No folder no 1
Arberry, Morse OH-02510 11/20/2015 AfAm Political career, racism in Las Vegas, unequal education for blacks in city, Westside School, role of the black church, and view of police in black community. no 0
Arkell, Donald R. OH-00093 02/11/1973 Local Oral History Project-Roske No Tape - Hand Written Interview; Health Department, Henderson development and growth, Air Force plane crash of 1947, World War 2 in Henderson / Las Vegas, atomic testing, Mt Charleston fire of 1953, Snow storm 1948, Blacks in Las Vegas, Victory Theater, First TV station KLAS 8, school with Harry Reid yes 0
Armstrong, Bill OH-00044 02/20/1979 Local Oral History Project-Roske Howard Hughes, Bootlegger, LV Dealers, smog problem, growth of gaming, entertainment in local hotels, trends in medical field, atomic testing, Hoover Dam Construction, life on "the Strip", effects of Miami gaming on Las Vegas. yes 1
Armstrong, Bren OH-00045 10/19/1974 Local Oral History Project-Roske Newspaper business; political reporter for Las Vegas Sun newspaper - No paperwork no 1
Armstrong, Bryne OH-00046 1975 Local Las Vegas History - Perry Kaufman General Nevada history; tape 1 is damaged. - No paperwork no 2
Armstrong, Stan OH-02256 12/02/2014 AfAm - Student Project Film maker, professor at UNLV. Grew up on D Street in Cadillac Arms, worked at family's market, witnessed riots at Rancho High School. no 0
Arnaz, Desi Arnold Shaw Entertainment no 1
Arnold, Brenda OH-00048 02/28/1977 Local Oral History Project-Roske Librarian, religion, Gideon, Cat club, viewing above ground Atomic Testing, Churches in Las Vegas, Railroad, Lake Mead activities, Harris Springs Mt. Charleston. no 1
Arnold, Eddy 08/07/1970 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Arnold Shaw no 1
Arnold, Eddy 02/17/1989 Arnold Shaw Entertainment no 1
Askew, Dennis Lee OH-02464 8/28/2015 BELVOHP Las Vegas native Dennis Askew grew up as the son of long-time Sands Hotel & Casino craps dealer and box man, Johnny Askew. He discusses Las Vegas in the 1950s and 1960s and his experiences working as a busboy at the Sands in the late 1960s. After his graduation from Valley High School in 1971, he formed his own band Universe, which had success in Las Vegas and southern California. By the late 1970s, the band had broken up and Askew began working at Odyssey Records in downtown Las Vegas. From 1980-1985 he wrote a weekly column (Las Vegas Sun newspaper) on the Las Vegas rock scene called "Rock Talk" and later did a radio and TV show by the same name before he moved to southern California permanently in 1985 no 0
Atkins, Cholly 03/10/1995 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Joe Delaney no 1
Atti, Daniel OH-00050 03/19/1978 Local Oral History Project-Roske Growth of Las Vegas, cheating in Casinos, Casino security, gamblers, dealing cards, Dealers attitudes, hotel opperations, high rollers. Las Vegas: entertainment, vacationing, legal age limit, etc. no 1
Ault, James W. OH-00051 11/06/1975 Local Oral History Project-Roske History of Las Vegas 1940 to 1975 - builder, railroad engineer - No Tape, handwritten notes no 0
Auslander, Joe 11/03/1972 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Arnold Shaw no 1
Austin, Aramentel OH-02138 8/6/2014 AfAm Collab Created Austin Dancers, a dance school in New York and brought the concept to Las Vegas in 1993. After many locations, now at the Pearson Center training award winning dancers. yes 0
Austin, Jr., Henry G. OH-02141 8/6/2014 AfAm Husband of Aramentel Austin, founder of Austin Dancers - a school to train dancers that began in NY and was transported to LV in 1993. yes 0

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