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Murphy, M.F. OH-01356 03/2/1973 Oral Nevada History Roske Murphy was born in St. Thomas, Nevada yes 0
Murphy, Michael Martin 11/20/1993 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Mike Weatherford no 1
Murphy, William OH-01357 02/20/1972 Local Oral History Project-Roske Old Las Vegas, Wedding Chapel at Sal Sager Hotel 1942, Teamster member no 1
Murray, Jan Arnold Shaw Entertainment no 2
Murray, Lawrence OH-03154 2017 March 13 African Americans in Las Vegas: a Collaborative Oral History Project Pastor Murray serves as leader of one of the 38 Las Vegas locations of the Church of God in Christ. He arrived in the Westside in 1960; knows community leaders especially those in the spiritual community - Bishop Cox, Rev. Coleman, and Bishop Rogers; and worked as a carpenter, trained by Local 1780 through their 4-year educational program. Worked with J.A. Tiberti for 17 years. no 0
Muscelli, Emillio OH-01358 11/25/2008 Boyer Early Las Vegas Oral History Project] CT247 .M87 2007 Emilio Muscelli was born in Italy, he came to America in 1948 and worked at the Copacabana in New York. His boss there was Jack Entratter, who brought him to Las Vegas when he opened the Sands in 1952. Emilio worked as a maitre d' for many years, mostly at the Sands. He was friends with Bobby Darren and Cary Grant and met many other celebrities yes 0
Musician's Strike OH-02604 03/09/1976 Arnold Shaw Entertainment no 1
Musician's Strike OH-02604 03/17/1976 Arnold Shaw Entertainment no 1
Musician's Strike OH-02604 03/22/1976 Arnold Shaw Entertainment no 1
Musician's Strike OH-02604 03/27/1976 Arnold Shaw Entertainment no 1
Musician's Strike OH-02604 03/22/1976 Arnold Shaw Entertainment no 4
Myers, Dennis OH-02559 2005 March 23 Las Vegas Gay Archives Oral History Project Interviewed by Dennis McBride no 1
Myers, Harry OH-01359 02/27/1977 Local Oral History Project-Roske Nevada history, Myers has been in Nevada since 1942, where he moved from St. Louis, Missouri to work for Basic Magnesium plant. no 1
Myles, Curtis L III OH-03156 2017 March 16 Building Las Vegas Oral History Project This Las Vegas native recalls his childhood in the Westside's Cadillac Arms, Windsor Park, and Bonanza Village neighborhoods, where he attended Bonanza Elementary School, Gibson Junior High School, and Western High School, before attending Colorado State University on a basketball scholarship. Graduating in Economics, Myles worked transportation sales before returning to Las Vegas, where he worked at McCarran Airport, the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC), and the Las Vegas Monorail. In this interview, Myles gives a short history of corporate gaming mergers as they apply to Monorail transit in Southern Nevada and speaks to the future of Monorail transport relative to the airport, Maryland Parkway, and Downtown Las Vegas. no 0
Nabit, Mary OH-01360 03/15/1981 Local Oral History Project-Roske Casino industry, Cocktail waitress, Changes in casino procedure no 1
Nabors, Jim 10/19/1990 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Bill Willard no 1
Nadar, Richard Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Arnold Shaw no 1
Naegle, Gertrude OH-01361 03/31/1976 Local Oral History Project-Roske Las Vegas and Nevada history no 1
Nagley, OH-02419 Local Oral History Project-Roske no 1
Nakter, Thomas OH-01362 11/13/2006 UNLV Early UNLV faculty yes 2
Narkter, Thomas OH-01362 11/13/2006 UNLV @ Fifty Oral History Project LD3745.N37 2007 Dr. Thomas Nartker has been a professor of mathematics, a computer scientist for Shell Oil, and a director of the computer center at the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology. He and Dr. Taghva started the UNLV Inofrmation Science Research Institute and did research on optical character recognition for the Department of Energy yes 0
Nathan, Arte OH-02493 2014-12-11 BELVOHP Culinary Union no 0
Nave "DeDee" Daveen OH-02418 6/8/2015 Southern Nevada Jewish Heritage Project F850.J5 N38 2014 Arrived in Las Vegas in 1971 with husband, an early veterinarian. DeDee tells about work with the Junior League, Camp Fire Girls, and as official decorator for several politicians. She served on many board including the Allied Arts Council, City Arts Commission, State Arts Council, and as president of the Junior League. Explains the beginning of the Children's Discovery Museum and the second session is regarding the 2014-15 season of programming for the Junior League's Morelli House - The Rat Pack, The Copa Room, Sinatra. yes 0
Neal, Carrie OH-02512 11/15/2015 AfAm Life in Las Vegas, migration from the South, work in the back-of-the-house, the black church and the influence of the Culinary Union. Interview collected by grand daughter; student in Dr. Celeste's Black Studies class, Fall 2015. no 0
Neal, Joe OH-01363 06/01/2006 Boyer Early Las Vegas Oral History Project CT247 .N42 2007 Senator Joe Neal is from Mound, Louisiana, and came to Las Vegas in 1954. He served as a Nevada state senator for 32 years. Know for legislation to improve fire safety in hotels and for attempting to increase gaming taxes. yes 7
Neal, Withania OH-01368 08/09/2006 Katrina no 2
Nelson, Brad OH-03282 2017 October 30 Building Las Vegas Oral History Project With 15 years of planning experience, a Bachelor's degree in Landscape Architecture with emphasis on Urban Planning, and an M.S. degree in Urban Planning, Brad Nelson had no hesitation in accepting an offer from Mark Fine to move to Henderson to help master plan Green Valley. Arriving with his wife and two young children in 1984, he set to work on entitlements and master planning. He recalls planning various parcels, the village of Silver Springs, the village of Fox Ridge, the Fountains, and the Green Valley Athletic Club. He discusses the Green Valley ethos of planning for a good quality of family life by making space for churches, schools, and parks; providing a variety of housing price points, public art, and open space and working with homeowners' associations; and developing golf courses, fighting the "Water Wars" of the 1970s and 1980s, and introducing SPUIs--Single Point Urban Interchanges. He remembers staying with American Nevada Corporation until 1999, when he was recruited by Ron Boeddeker, to take over as the COO of Lake Las Vegas. Boeddeker's vision of creating LLV as a resort community was ultimately thwarted by distance and the economy. Nelson left in 2006, when the Park Cattle Co. of Minden, NV, hired him to help them manage their portfolio of land, casinos, and the Edgewood Golf Course in Lake Tahoe. After reorganizing and rebranding the company as Edgewood Companies, he retired in 2010, and returned to Southern Nevada and Lake Las Vegas. Subjects: Henderson, NV; Green Valley; Lake Las Vegas; Urban planning; Master planning; Master-planned communities; Water Wars; Park Cattle Co.; Edgewood Companies; Minden, NV no 0
Nelson, Jared OH-01371 03/17/1978 Local Oral History Project-Roske Law Enforcement; Organized crime. Interviewer: Phillip Nelson. no 1
Nelson, Jared OH-01370 02/28/1979 Ralph Roske Interviews Nevada history. Interviewer: Phillip Nelson no 1
Nelson, Kathie OH-02374 2013 February 07 History of Emergency Medical Services in Nevada Nelson started taking EMS classes in 1985 and became an ambulance operator in Las Vegas, Nevada. no 0
Nelson, Laralee OH-01372 4/20/2010 Boyer Early LV Oral History Project - Library CT247 .N44 2007 Laralee Nelson worked as a cataloger in UNLV Libraries from 1982 to 2010 yes 0
Nelson, Lawrence OH-01373 02/22/1977 Local Oral History Project-Roske Nevada history, Iceplant and RR employee no 1
Nelson, Paulette OH-01374 03/02/2009 UNLV Oral History Project @ Fifty LD3745 .N443 2007 Paulette Nelson Moved to Las Vegas in 1981 and worked at the Nevada Test Site for two years. After that, she was offered a position in the cataloging department at UNLV Libraries. She eventually became the supervisor of the Architecture Studies Library and held that postion for nine years until her retirement in 2009 yes 0
Nelson, Tommy OH-01375 11/28/1974 Local Oral History Project-Roske Boulder City, 1930-1950 no 4
Nelson, Willie 03/05/1993 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Joe Delaney no 1
Netski, Linda Mathias "Matt" OH-02388 2013 March 13 History of Emergency Medical Services in Nevada Netski began working as a nurse in Las Vegas, Nevada at Sunrise Hospital in 1969. She was enamored with the ambulance service after working in the emergency room, and in 1974 became the first female ambulance attendant. She quit riding in the ambulance full-time in 2000 but maintains a supervisory role. no 0
Nevada Test Site 02/11/1977 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Harley Harmon no 1
Neville, Gladys OH-02775 2004 June 02 History of Nursing in Southern Nevada Oral History Project Gladys Neville is a nurse who was deployed to Italy during World War II. She worked as a nurse and as a head nurse at University Medical Center. yes 0
Nevin, Mike OH-02376 2013 History of Emergency Medical Services in Nevada Nevin joined the Virginia City, Nevada fire department when he was in high school. He was employed by the Nevada Division of Forestry for fire service from 1974 to 1998. He was trained as an EMT in 1976. no 0
Newcomb-Terry Miller OH-01300 10/10/2005 UNLV @ Fifty Oral History Project Terry Miller-Newcomb was born in Las Vegas and remembers how Las Vegas was in the 50s-70s. Her father Chub Drakulich started the physical education program and the basketball team at Southern Nevada University (now UNLV). Her grandmother worked as a secretary for the Bureau of Mines in Boulder City on the project to construct Hoover Dam. Terry attended UNR, was an advertising account executive, and now owns a private practice in marriage and family therapy yes 0
Newell, D.L. OH-01376 02/26/1977 Local Oral History Project-Roske Henderson 1950's - jobs, family life no 1
Newhart, Bob Arnold Shaw Entertainment no 1
Newhart, Bob 07/01/1977 Arnold Shaw Entertainment no 1
Newman, Helen D. OH-01377 03/11/1981 Local Oral History Project-Roske Las Vegas history, Girl scouts, Family life no 1
Newman, Jimmy OH-01378 6/6/1977 Local Oral History Project - Roske Gambling history - 60s and 70s no 0
Newman, Mike OH-01379 03/02/1980 Local Oral History Project-Roske Gambling writer no 1
Newsom, Donna OH-01380 6/11/2009 Boyer Early Las Vegas OHP R154.N52 A3 2009 Early nurse in Las Vegas. yes 0
Newton, Anthony 12/29/1979 Arnold Shaw Entertainment no 1
Newton, Augusta OH-01381 10/13/1972 Local Oral History Project-Roske no 1
Newton, Wayne Arnold Shaw Entertainment no 4

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