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Narrator Collection # Date Project Content Transcript Tapes
Bingham, Marsha Lamb OH-00195 03/02/1981 Local Oral History Project-Roske General Nevada history, School in Alamo, Warm Springs, Nevada Legislature, Fremont, Gambling, UNLV, Las Vegas 1950 's and 1960's growth, The Beatles, Rock and Roll, President Kennedy visiting Las Vegas, Landmark Hotel, Howard Hughes, The Tropicana, The Hilton, Atomic Testing, Helldorado, McCarran Airport, Floyd Lamb. yes 1
Binion, Benny OH-00017 circa 1975-1977 Gaming and Gambling, The Westerner, El Dorado, The "Horseshoe", Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce, 1950 's, Boom Town, "The Strip", Downtown, "Livewire Fund", Tax Commission, The Flamingo, Convention Center. yes 1
Binion, Benny OH-00016 02/08/1976 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Arnold Shaw no 1
Binion, Benny OH-02489 circa 1975-1977 Kaufman no 2
Binion, Jack OH-00190 10/17/2008 Gaming in Las Vegas and Atlantic City; Interviewer: David Schwartz yes 0
Bird, Kim and Martin, Pamela OH-02229 02/08/2013 Boyer Early Las Vegas Oral History Project Rancho High School Class of 1962 no 0
Bishop, Joey 06/02/1976 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Arnold Shaw no 1
Bishop, Larry 02/14/1997 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Bill Willard no 1
Black, Clint 11/20/1993 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Mike Weatherford no 1
Black, Irene Sprague OH-00196 03/16/1978 Local Oral History Project-Roske General Nevada history, Early Las Vegas Schools, Downtown, Red Light district (prostitution), Hover Dam, Old Fort and Mormon Church, Religion, Pony Express, Bunkerville, Mesquite, Native American Indian Reservation. yes 1
Black, Margaret J. OH-00113 04/16/1985 Local Oral History Project-Roske No Tape - Hand Written Interview; Clark County School District 1965-1982, creation of Sunset High first night school, changes in students, education theories, introduction of the computer in educational setting, murder of fellow teacher Mr, Piggott in 1982 yes 0
Blackhurst, Jan Jones OH-02166 9/19/2014 BELVOHP Mayor of Las Vegas, tenure in gaming industry yes 0
Blackhurst, Jan Jones OH-02917 2016 December 09 Building Las Vegas Oral History Project Former mayor of Las Vegas who arrived in Nevada in 1982 to help run Thriftimart, the family's grocery business where advertising and promotions skills helped to turn profits in areas other than gaming. Fletcher Jones was her next endeavor. She used marketing skills to enhance the business with family-friendly TV exposure and then decided to run for mayor. Some of her accomplishments running the city include the Fremont Street Experience, homeless services initiatives, and negotiations resulting in the formation of the government center, Smith Center, and Premier Outlet Mall. Deciding not to run for a second term, she ran unsuccessfully for Governor. Fortunately, she was invited to manage Government Relations for Harrah's (now Caesars) and is still there after almost two decades. no 0
Blaine, G.C. "Buck" OH-00198 02/11/1975, 03/10/1975 Social and economic growth of Southern Nevada, Hoover Dam, Boulder City, Lake Mead, Stewart Ranch, Mormon Fort, Religion, El Rancho, The Meadows, Floods and Epidemics in Southern Nevada, Organized Crime in Las Vegas, Law Enforcement, Mining in Henderson and Blue Diamond, Moapa Valley and Overton, Saint Thomas, Railroad, Gypsum Cave, Tule Springs, El Dorado Canyon, "the Strip", Henderson, Growth of Las Vegas during Dam Construction, Rodeos, Howard Cannon, Helldorado, Atomic Testing, Nells Air Force Base, Golden Nugget, Churches in Las Vegas. yes 2
Blair, Hobart D. OH-00200 1975/04/20 Growth of Boulder City from 1931 to 1975.Collector: Jay Brewer yes 1
Blair, Hobert D. OH-00199 1975/03/10 Early Las Vegas and Boulder City. Collector: Arnold Wilks yes 1
Blake, Donn I OH-00201 04/17/1980 Local Oral History Project-Roske Las Vegas and Nevada history, UNR (University of Nevada, Reno), Sandy Valley - Copper mining business, Dead Valley - Lead Mining, Virginia City documents from Comstock Loda 1860 's, historic preservation project for Nevada 1974, Diamond Jubilee project, Early Las Vegas Airports and Western - Air Express, 1931 start of gambling, 1946 tourism, 1905 Railroad , growth 1950 - 1960, Native American Indians of Southern Nevada and Cultural Center in Las Vegas. yes 1
Blake, Elaina OH-02835 9/19/2016 Building Las Vegas To LV 1962, Real estate broker, developer, Young American Homes, Roberts Realty, Blake & Associates; first woman president LV Chamber of Commerce 1985, began Leadership Las Vegas 1986, Clean Communities program, School Partnership program no 0
Blake, Lindell OH-00202 01/12/2006 Living to Dance F850.N4 B43 2012 A dance instructor and entertainer who specializes in tap. Dances with various Las Vegas shows yes 2
Blanchard, Lucius Dr. OH-00203 10/03/2003 Boyer Early Las Vegas Oral History Project CT247 .B53 2008 Lucius Blanchard is a surgeon who worked in a practice with Dr. Harold Boyer here in Las Vegas. He specialized in skin cancer surgery. Dr. Blanchard was very active in community and civic affairs, especially in Rotary Club. He also was in charge of a skin cancer education program yes 1
Blankinship, Jerome Reverend OH-00204 11/24/2004 Boyer Early Las Vegas Oral History Project CT247 .B54 2007 Jerome Blankinship founded University Methodist Church in 1966. He has also taught nursing at UNLV and is the senior chaplain at Sunrise Hospital yes 2
Blevins, Betty OH-00114 03/18/2008 Heart to Heart:: A History of Las Vegas Health Care Oral History Project R154.B625.A3 2009 Betty Blevins was an operating room nurse at Sunrise, Southern Nevada Memorial, and Valley Hospitals. She also talks about Las Vegas Hospital and about the first open-heart surgery, the first corneal tranplant, and the first kidney harvest for a transplant here yes 0
Block, Brian OH-00206 02/27/1979 Local Oral History Project-Roske Construction Industry, Elk's Club, UNLV sports program, BB Development Company, Building Terrible Herbst Gas Station and shopping center, Mall on Spring Mountain Road, Social Changes in Las Vegas, "the Strip", Mass Transit System, Horse and Dog Track in Henderson, Atomic Testing, Legalization of Gambling. yes 1
Block, Edith & Arthur OH-00115 09/15/2009 Boyer Early Las Vegas Oral History Project CT247 .B57 2007 Arthur and Edith Block talk about living in rural towns in northern Nevada, his career in law enforcement and her career in banking, and living in Las Vegas since the sixties yes 0
Block, Harry OH-00208 02/24/1977 Local Oral History Project-Roske General Nevada history, Railroad Pass, Water and Air Conditioning 1934. December 7th, 1941. WWII effort in Las Vegas, Clark County Court House, Golden Nugget During WWII, the Blue Room (city Jail), Fremont Street, Cornell 's Shoe Store, Huntridge 1947, Silver Dollar Market, Gilbert Brother 's Market, Union Pacific Tar Pits 1948, Busy Bee Restaurant, "the Strip", Swamp Cooler 1946, Atomic Testing, Nellis Air Force Base, North Las Vegas, Landmark Hotel, Helldorado 1950 's, "Queo the Indian", Mt. Charleston 1940 to 1970, Block 16 and Prostitution, Searchlight, Lake Mead 1930 's, Hospitals 1938 to 1944. yes 2
Blue, Ivory OH-00116 2/22/2013 AfAm Collaborative F850.N4 B48 2012 Blue lives of life of the church; man is the head of the house. Attended school at UNLV. Blue was influenced by Dr. McGaugh in the School of Engineering. yes 0
Blues Brothers Tribute 11/15/1996 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Kaye, Willard no 1
Bluestone, Harry 02/04/1970 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Arnold Shaw no 1
Blut, Arlene OH-02421 05-26-2015 Southern Nevada Jewish Heritage Project Moved to Las Vegas in 1971. Talks about involvement in local and national arts; being an actor, professional game show contestant, and promoter/director of events. Recalls the Jewish community experiences. Grew up in Duluth MN and recall classmate/singer Bob Dylan. F850.J5.B58 2014 yes 0
Blythin, Evan OH-00210 September 26, 2006 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
Boag, Tina OH-00117 3/28/2014 West Charleston - Ward 1 Founder of volunteer organization - Touch of Love Foundation. Early work in the gaming industry. Role of bartenders in the 1960s - 1970s. Group interview with Cynthia Cisero, Jan Ravetti, and Betty Brown. yes 0
Boag, Tina OH-00117 3/28/2014 West Charleston OHP Four friends - Tina, Joanne Ravetti, Cynthia Cicero, and Betty Brown - share stories of their lives and friendship over 50 years. they discuss jobs, family, LV entertainment, dating, and changes that women faced. yes 0
Bodell, Bud OH-00212 Local Oral History Project-Roske General Nevada history (Empty folder) no 3
Bogandovich, George OH-00213 September 8, 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. Two interviews: Shirley Levitt and Gretchen yes 2
Bogdanovich, Angie Delong OH-00084 September 23, 2008 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
Bogdanovich, George, Sophie, Nina, Angie OH-00118 December 1, 2003 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
Boiman, Jackie OH-02291 3/27/2015 Southern Nevada Jewish Heritage Project F850.J5 B65 2014 Moved to Las Vegas in 1985. Worked in administrative and youth programs positions at local synagogues. Position at Touro University. /An edited version of this transcript is available for research use, but access to the sound recording and supplementary information are closed for 50 years from the interview date. Please contact special.collections@unlv.edu for further information. yes 0
Bolden, Otha OH-00217 07/05/1975 Local Oral History Project-Roske General Las Vegas history, politics, gambling, Atomic Testing, floods, growth and changes in Nevada. yes 1
Bolden, Sr, Robert OH-02201 11/29/2014 AfAm Student Project (Nick Matthews) Ramifications of bussing in Las Vegas. AfAm experience over his 50 years in the city. Las Vegas Police Department. no 0
Bollig, Frank M. OH-00218 03/23/1976 Local Oral History Project-Roske Pharmaceuticals and Pharmaceutical Industry, history of Southern Nevada from 1942 to 1976. yes 1
Bonaventure, Jim OH-02156 9/9/2014 BELV - Culinary Workers Union Local 226 History of the Culinary in Las Vegas, the grievance process, value of workers academy, failure of AfAm integration on the Strip, and general life in Las Vegas. no 0
Bonaventure, Judge Joseph OH-00119 03/12/1985 Judge in the Justice Court of Clark County, Nevada. (This Interview is a transcript only, there is no tape) yes 0
Bondi, Frank OH-00120 06/20/1972 Local Oral History Project-Roske No Tape - Hand Written Interview; owner of American Photo Copy and Blueprint Company, St, Anne's Catholic Church, Lombard plane crash, President visit: Kennedy and Johnson, first televisions, atomic testing, history of the Review Journal, economic collapse of 1965, architects, general history of Las Vegas yes 0
Bonner, Frank Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Arnold Shaw no 2
Bono, Rich 09/23/2004 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Cork Proctor no 1
Bono, Sonny November 1971 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Arnold Shaw no 1
Boone, Danel OH-00222 02/22/1977 Local Oral History Project-Roske filming "Sabre Jet" at Nellis Air Force Base, recreation, Helldorado, Church Activity and Religion, Celebrities, Las Vegas weather, City Parks, Boy Scouts and Frank Godfrey, Las Vegas Schools, Atomic Testing. yes 1
Boone, Debby February 1981 Arnold Shaw Entertainment no 1
Booth, Howard OH-00937 04/13/2009 Environmental concerns in Las Vegas no 0
Booth, Willard OH-02186 11/14/2014 AfAm Collab - Black Studies class of Dr. Celeste Early Las Vegan who worked on Hoover Dam in the 1950s. Recounts events in history of black community no 0

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