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Narrator Collection # Date Project Content Transcript Tapes
Raney, O.L. OH-01535 10/5/1973 Local Oral History Project - Roske Boulder area history; no 0
Rankin, Katherine L. OH-02090 6/16/2014 BELVOHP Special Collections cataloger at UNLV Libraries since July 2006. Catalogs maps and is active in he Western Association of Map Libraries and in ALA Map and Geospatial Information Roundtable. Discusses contributions of early members of library staff. yes 0
Rarick, M. Jeri OH-01536 03/06/1975 Local Oral History Project-Roske Las Vegas history no 1
Rarish, Mitchell 8/24/87 Arnold Shaw Entertainment no 1
Rasco, Chuck OH-02385 2013 History of Emergency Medical Services in Nevada Rasco joined the volunteer fire department in Lovelock, Nevada in 1976 and was enlisted into the ambulance service. Later that year he started EMT classes. In 1994 he became chief of the department. no 0
Ravanipur, Moniru OH-01538 2/13/2013 Boyer Early Las Vegas OHP Writer from Iran. Life in Iran and now in Las Vegas as a writer in asylum. Moniru's story is from another world - intriguing, tragic, entertaining, inspriting and thought provoking. yes 0
Ravenholt OH-01537 Local Oral History Project-Roske no 1
Ravetti, Joanne OH-00117 3/28/2014 Boyer Early Las Vegas OHP Worked as a cocktail waitress and formed friendships that last until the present. Group interview at one of those gathering with Cynthia Cisero, Betty Brown, and Tina Boag. Video and audio no 0
Ravetti, Joanne OH-00117 4/28/2014 West Charleston OHP Four women who have remained friends since their 1960s migration to Las Vegas tell stories of the way it was - jobs for women, safety, entertainment, and family life. yes 0
Rawls, Lou 01/29/1991 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Bill Willard no 1
Rawson, Raymond D. OH-01540 11/13/2009 Boyer Early Las Vegas Oral History Project CT247 .R38 2007 Raymond Rawson was born in the rural Utah community of Sandy in 1940, and his family had moved to Las Vegas by the time he was 10. He was a mmber of UNLV's first grauating class and became a dentist. He also served in the Nevada State Legislature and on the Board of Regents yes 0
Rawson, Raymond D. OH-01540 10/30/2009 Boyer Early LV OHP Raymond Rawson was born in the rural Utah community of Sandy in 1940, and his family had moved to Las Vegas by the time he was 10. He was a mmber of UNLV's first grauating class and became a dentist. He also served in the Nevada State Legislature and on the Board of Regents Includes an appendix with an obituary of Raymond Rawson's wife Linda, a transcription of an interview with Linda Rawson with her husband Ray, and Ray Rawson's legislative biography. Includes index yes 0
Ray, Clarence OH-02431 1991 Documenting the African American Experience in Las Vegas HV 6721 L3 R39x 1991; The narrative of Clarence Ray -- who first visited Las Vegas in 1922, came to stay in 1925, and has lived there for most of the time since then. The main source of employment for the relatively small black population during the 1920s and early 1930s was the railroad, but a number were also in business. Blacks lived and operated their businesses in downtown Las Vegas, formerly the Clark Townsite, not in the present Westside, formerly the McWiliiams Townsite. Mr. Ray provides thumbnail sketches of many of the early residents, and is particularly informative about "Mammy" Pinkston, Mary Nettles, the Stevens family, and the Ensley family. Systematic racial discrimination against blacks developed in southern Nevada during the 1930s, and Mr. Ray providessome useful details on this yes 0
Ray, Johnnie 07/27/1972 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Arnold Shaw no 1
Rayford, Yolanda 8/11/2015 AfAm Father served in the US Air Force; tells of life as a family living outside of the Westside community but enjoying the entertainment and food in Jackson Street establishments. Family life reflective of a middle class lifestyle. Employed at NTS, classes at UNLV, and future goals. no 0
Razmick, Charles F. OH-01541 03/12/1978 Local Oral History Project-Roske Las Vegas history no 1
Razy, H. Joy OH-01542 03/11/1978 or 03/17/1978 Local Oral History Project-Roske Nevada history no 1
Re-opening of F Street OH-02268 12/11/2014 AfAm Program that marked the Re-Opening of F Street; $13 million project that could have been avoided. no 0
Rechel, Darrell OH-02386 2013 History of Emergency Medical Services in Nevada Rechel joined the Fallon, Nevada fire department in 1964 and became active in the ambulance service in 1970. no 0
Recker, Marilynne OH-01543 03/10/1981 Local Oral History Project-Roske Las Vegas history 62' no 1
Red, Hot and Blue 06/25/1976 Arnold Shaw Entertainment no 1
Reddy, Helen 03/11/1984 Arnold Shaw Entertainment no 1
Reddy, Helen 08/23/1982 Arnold Shaw Entertainment no 1
Reddy, Helen Arnold Shaw Entertainment no 1
Reedom, Carolyn OH-01544 11/22/2006 Oral History of the Public school Principalship Education, Principal, African American, Clark County School District; Dr. Carol Reedom is a retired school principal from the Clark County School District in Nevada. Dr. Reedom's last position held before retiring was the Southeast Region Assistant Superintendent; however Dr. Reedom's work experience is highly diverse which includes elementary and high school principal, assistant principal, dean of students, graduate assistant, and elementary school teacher. yes 0
Reese, Della 06/24/1972 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Arnold Shaw no 1
Reese, Kaye V. OH-01545 January 12, 2010 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 1
Reese, Linda R. OH-01546 12/10/2008 Oral History of the Public School Principalship Linda Reese is a retired elementary school principal from Nevada's Clark County school district. Ms. Reese received her bachelor's degree in elementary education from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 1978 and in 1992 received an Indorc. in administration. Ms. Reese then received her master's degree in 1985 from NOVA in curricular practical training. yes 0
Reese, Michael OH-01547 02/27/1979 Local Oral History Project-Roske Education no 1
Reeves, James E. OH-01548 03/10/1981 Local Oral History Project-Roske Nevada history, Atomic testing no 1
Regan, Henry L., Jr OH-01549 October 12, 2012 African American Collaborative F850.N4 R43 2012 no 0
Rehn, William OH-01550 01/15/1979 Local Oral History Project-Roske Attitude of people towards blacks in Las Vegas no 1
Reid, Bernice OH-01551 03/12/1975 Local Oral History Project-Roske Southern Nevada history no 1
Reid, Harry M. OH-01552 03/09/1978 Local Oral History Project-Roske History of Searchlight, Nevada no 1
Reid, Laverne A. OH-01553 03/13/1978 Local Oral History Project-Roske Bunkerville; Las Vegas in the 1950s. no 1
Reisner, Sonny OH-01554 Local Oral History Project-Roske no 1
Renaud, Line OH-02224 1/8/2015 BELVOHP Dancer, actress, singer, writer. Performed at the Dunes and Bonanza. Christened Dunes' iconic sign and Paris Hotel Casino. Speaks of associations with Bob Hope, Sammy Davis, Nat King Cole and many others in Las Vegas, Paris, and Los Angeles. no 0
Rene, Henri Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Arnold Shaw no 1
Reno, Gordon OH-01555 03/01/1981 Local Oral History Project-Roske Henderson/Las Vegas history 1940's - , Basque life no 1
Renteria, Mrs. Vera OH-01556 02/11/1972 Local Oral History Project-Roske Westside no 1
Resabek, Milon 08/12/2004 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Cork Proctor no 1
Resnick, Rick OH-02387 2013 March 14 History of Emergency Medical Services in Nevada Resnick worked for Mercy Ambulance in Las Vegas, Nevada before moving to Mesquite, Nevada in 2000. no 0
Reynolds, Debbie Arnold Shaw Entertainment no 2
Reynolds, Debbie 07/09/1992 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Joe Delaney no 1
Reynolds, Debbie 07/09/1980 Arnold Shaw Entertainment no 1
Reynolds, Douglas OH-01557 2006 UNLV yes 1
Reynolds, Douglas D. OH-01557 06/16/2006 UNLV @ Fifty Oral History Project LD3745.R48 2007Douglas Reynolds joined the UNLV engineering faculty in 1983. He wrote a report which led to the founding of the engineering college and also provided documentation for its accreditation with the ABET. He is a mechanical engineer and his specialities are mechanical vibration and acoustics yes 0
Reynolds, Douglas D. OH-01557 6/16/2006 UNLV @ Fifty Douglas Reynolds joined the UNLV engineering faculty in 1983. He wrote a report which led to the founding of the engineering college and also provided documentation for its accreditation with the ABET. He is a mechanical engineer and his specialities are mechanical vibration and acoustics yes 0
Rhea, Mabel OH-01558 04/09/2011 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
Rhodes, Charles Cecil OH-01559 11/09/2000 Local Oral History Project-Roske yes 2

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