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Norman, Norma OH-01393 11/30/2004 Public School Principalship Oral History Project Norma Norman is a retired principal from California and Kansas, she retired in 1983 as a elementary principal from the Hayward Public School District. Norman graduated from the University of Kansas, Lawrence with a Juris Doctorate with an emphasis in public education and social science. yes 1
Norris, Nancy OH-01394 03/11/1981 Local Oral History Project-Roske Nursing, Casinos, Wartime no 1
North, Ertis Mr. OH-01395 03/13/1975 Local Oral History Project-Roske Nevada history no 1
Norton, Paul OH-01396 03/07/1980 Local Oral History Project-Roske Las Vegas history, Nellis history, Hoover Dam no 1
Norton, Ruth OH-01397 03/09/1979 Local Oral History Project-Roske Education, Racial situation no 1
Novotny, Vincent OH-01398 03/05/1981 Local Oral History Project-Roske Nevada history, Prohibition, Kyle Ranch, Air travel no 1
Nowicki, Mitch OH-02377 2012 December 12 History of Emergency Medical Services in Nevada Nowicki began EMT training in 1978. He started working in pre-hospital medicine in Reno, Nevada in 1979. no 0
Noyes, Wilma (Billie) OH-02492 2007 April 11 BELVOHP Life in Las Vegas since 1921 yes 0
Noyles, Billie OH-01399 04/11/2007 BOYER EARLY LAS VGAS OHP yes 2
Nozero, Victoria OH-02124 12/3/2012 BELVOHP Work in Washington, DC, law degree, work at UNLV Libraries, changes in the city over time yes 0
Nugent, Ted Arnold Shaw Entertainment no 1
Nunley, Tex & Dorothy OH-01400 06/09/1996 Gay Archives-Dennis McBride no 1
Nyberg, Lucille & Richard OH-01401 02/22/1978 Local Oral History Project-Roske Education, Prostitution Overton Area no 1
O'Brien, Eve OH-01406 03/06/1979 Early Las Vegas-Roske Life with Sam Boyd, Pichoe Nevada no 1
O'Brien, Rosemary OH-01407 9/25/2001 Public School Principalship Oral History Project Principal, Education, Elementary school teacher, Nye county school district; Rosemary O'Brien retired as an elementary school principal from the Nye County school district in Nevada. O'Brien received a bachelor's degree in education from Fort Wright College in 1969, then a master's degree in administration from Portland State University in 1981. O'Brien also did post master's work at the University of Nevada, Reno and Las Vegas. Before becoming a principal O'Brien was a teacher at the same school for 10 years. yes 0
O'Callaghan, Michael OH-01408 First 100 Las Vegas Review Journal no 3
O'donnell, Alfred J. OH-01409 First 100 Las Vegas Review Journal no 1
O'Donnell, Marian OH-02378 2013 History of Emergency Medical Services in Nevada O'Donnell started in the medical field as a runner for a medical clinic in the early 1980s. She then took EMT classes and began working for the ambulance service in White Pine County. no 0
O'Reilly, John OH-02129 6/6/2014 Ward 1 yes 0
Oakes, Marian OH-01402 02/28/1979 Local Oral History Project-Roske Nevada history no 1
Oakfield, Thelma OH-01403 03/03/1978 Local Oral History Project-Roske Nevada history no 1
Oakridge Boys 01/22/1991 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Bill Willard no 2
Oatis, Mark and Rose OH-03190 2017 June 10 Oatis, Mark and Rose Interviewed by Claytee White, Anna Frederick and Remy Chwae. Mark and Rose are artists and sign painters, an art that is taking on new life. This interview begins a project by Anna Frederick and Remy Chwae of interviewing sign painters across the country. Mark and Rose know everyone in the industry and talked about artists who brought various innovative techniques to the craft. They explore the significance of the Letterheads, sign design, knowledge sharing, evolving themes, mentoring young people in the field, and regional styles in various cities of the country. Subjects: Letterheads, sign style, knowledge-sharing, YESCO, Conclave, air brushing no 0
Oats, Jocelyn L. OH-02922 2016 April 29 Folklife Program of the Nevada Arts Council and the Oral History Research Center at UNLV Libraries no 0
Oats, Joycelyn OH-01404 11/30/2012 AfAm Collaborative F850 N4 O27 2012 Oats lived the life of the spiritual community and used it to tell the story of the Las Vegas black church life and its influence. yes 0
Ober, Scott OH-01405 11/11/2009 Public School Principalship Oral History Project Education, Principle, Scott Ober is a retired elementary school principal from Nevada. Ober graduated from the University of Arizona with a bachelor's in education, and then with a master's in education as well from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 1988. Ober's career has been spend in the Clark County School District, first as a elementary teacher, then an assistant principle and then in 1993 until 2008 Ober was a principal. yes 0
Ochoa, Arturo F. OH-02964 2006 October 21 Public School Principalship Oral History Project Experiences as public school principal in Southern Nevada. yes 0
Oddo, Paris OH-03208 2017 July 20 Boyer Early Las Vegas Oral History Project In 1984, Paris Otto moved to Las Vegas after high school in Michigan. This, her second attempt to live in the desert was a wonderful experience and she decided to stay. She joined the electrician's union and went through the 5-year apprenticeship program. Assignments during and after the apprenticeship include the Aladdin, Planet Hollywood, Mohave Electric, the Bellagio, and the Nevada Test Site where in 1991, she worked on wiring the Bristol Bomb for testing. After the test, Paris and fellow electricians detached the wiring from the framework without protective clothing. Today, she suffers from several illnesses and has been included in the government's program to repay some Test Site workers for various cancers. The payment has been meager. Oddo believes that storing nuclear waste at Yucca Mountain is not a good idea. no 0
Ohman, Frances OH-01410 12/12/2013 Boyer Early LV OHP Moved to Las Vegas in 2004 but visited often over the years. In 1968, she witnessed continued racism by hotel IF they could get away with it. Works as Research Technician and Circulation Department at Lied Library. Father was a POW in WWII - captured at the Battle of the Bulge. no 0
Ohrn, Elda OH-01411 02/25/1977 Local Oral History Project-Roske Las Vegas history no 0
Olive, Witt C. OH-01412 04/13/1977 Local Oral History Project-Roske Elks Lodge Entertainment no 1
Olive, Witt C. OH-01412 04/13/1977 Ralph Roske Interviews Elks Lodge Entertainment. Interviewer: Gordon Brusso. no 1
Oliver, Emma OH-01414 3/19/1981 Nevada history, Las Vegas history no 0
Oliver, Robert OH-02477 1993-08-03 Friends of Red Rock Oral History Project yes 0
Olson, James OH-02983 2017 February 02 Building Las Vegas Oral History Project Discusses childhood in Las Vegas and North Las Vegas, schooling at St. Joseph and Bishop Gorman, and youth jobs delivering the Review-Journal newspaper and bagging groceries at Safeway. After graduating from UNLV, he obtained his JD at University of Arizona and clerked for Justice Al Gunderson at the Supreme Court of Nevada. In 1974 he joined the firm of Cromer, Barker, and Michaelson as a litigator. In this interview, he discusses his role as the firm's lead counsel representing the MGM Grand Hotel when pieces of siding fell off during construction, and from 1980-88 in the complex insurance litigation following the 1980 fire, and the Las Vegas Hilton in 1994, after its new, freestanding 362-foot-tall marquee built by John Renton Young Lighting & Sign Co. blew down. no 0
Oneil, Ryan Arnold Shaw Entertainment no 1
Orduno, Mary OH-01415 03/17/1978 Local Oral History Project-Roske- UNLV Clubs in Vegas no 1
Orlando, Jay April, 2009 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Cork Proctor no 1
Orlando, Tony 12/29/79 Arnold Shaw Entertainment no 3
Orlando, Tony 05/14/1993 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Joe Delaney no 1
Orlando, Tony 07/18/1987 Arnold Shaw Entertainment no 1
Orrock, Kevin OH-02516 12/4/2015 BELVOHP - Summerlin President of Summerlin. Born in Nevada. Good look at the Summerlin lifestyle, future plans of area, and how development works. no 0
Ortwein, Dennis OH-01416 05/06/2009 Boyer Early Las Vegas Oral History Project CT247 .O77 2007 Dennis Ortwein moved to Las Vegas in 1956. He was both an elementary school and a junior high teacher, but he spent most of his career as an elementary school principal. He also worked at a teacher's college in Nigeria, was a church choir director, and still is a singer. He also talks about school integration in Las Vegas and about above-ground nuclear testing at the Nevada Test Site Notes Includes an appendix with an email of his remembrances, a copy of a newspaper article about his retirement as a school principal, and a book he wrote about his life with the title Experiences outside of the box yes 0
Osmond, Donnie Arnold Shaw Entertainment no 1
Osmonds Arnold Shaw Entertainment no 1
Ostensen, Gary OH-01417 03/19/1981 Local Bellman Las Vegas history, Bellman no 1
Otis, Johnny 02/16/1974 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Arnold Shaw no 1
Otteson, Dean OH-01418 11/4/2008 Public School Principalship Oral History Project Dean Otteson retired in the 1980s as a middle school principal from Kenai, Alaska. Otteson earned a bachelors degree in education from the Western Washington State University in 1964, then in 1971 he earned a master's degree in curriculum and instruction - vocational education from the University of Washington. yes 0
Ousley, Kenneth OH-01419 October 2, 2009 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
Ousley, Laramond L. OH-01420 04/29/1986 Local Oral History Project-Roske- Electrical no 1

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