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Narrator Collection # Date Project Content Transcript Tapes
Sheehan, Mary Jo OH-01687 07/14/2009 Boyer Early Las Vegas Oral History Project CT247 .S54 2007 Mary Jo Sheehan moved to Henderson in 1945. She was a secretary and worked at Nellis Air Force Base and for RFC War Assets Administration, the Colorado River Commission, and Basic Management Incorporated yes 0
Shelbourne, Verilee OH-01688 03/07/1979 Local Oral History Project-Roske Las Vegas history no 1
Shelton, Essie Jacobs Mrs. OH-00932 02/01/1996 Women in Gaming & Entertainment yes 2
Shenson, Walter 04/09/1982 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Arnold Shaw no 1
Shepherd, Henry OH-02171 10/22/2014 BELV- Cul226 Early AfAm bartender on the Strip, hired as a result of the 1971 consent decree. Includes memories of Jackson Street, homes in North Las Vegas, and hotels downtown and on the Strip. no 0
Shepherd, Henry OH-02171 10/22/2014 BELV-Cul 226 One of the first black bartenders on the LV Strip, early Culinary Union membership, impact of the 1971 consent decree no 0
Shepherd, John Dr. OH-01690 11/21/2008 Heart to Heart: A History of Las Vegas Health Care Oral History Project R154.S54 A3 2009 Dr. John Richard Shepherd is an ophthalmologist who started his practice in Las Vegas in 1968 yes 0
Sheridan, Dick OH-01691 03/18/1978 Local Oral History Project-Roske Gaming Industry no 1
Sherman, Martin A. OH-01692 03/17/1978 Local Oral History Project-Roske Nevada history no 1
Shields & Yarnell April Arnold Shaw Entertainment no 1
Shields & Yarnell Arnold Shaw Entertainment no 1
Shirkey, Hugh OH-01693 February 4, 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 2
Shoofey, Alex OH-01694 03/04/2007 Jay Sarno Project no 4
Shore, Lonnie Arnold Shaw Entertainment no 1
Shore, Lonnie 03/13/1981 Arnold Shaw Entertainment no 1
Shore, Sammy Arnold Shaw Entertainment no 1
Shore, Sammy 03/12/1981 Arnold Shaw Entertainment no 1
Shorr, Lonnie Arnold Shaw Entertainment no 1
Shorr, Steve Arnold Shaw Entertainment no 1
Shugart, Joyce OH-01695 03/09/1981 Early Las Vegas-Roske Las Vegas history/photos no 1
Shutt, Byron OH-01696 03/09/1976 Local Oral History Project-Roske Henderson history no 1
Sidney, Corrine OH-01697 06/05/2007 Boyer Early Las Vegas Oral History Project CT247 .S55 2007 Corrine Sidney was an actress, a Las Vegas showgirl, and a television talk show host and gossip columnist in Los Angeles. She was married to Jack Entratter who produced Las Vegas shows and later to movie director George Sidney yes 2
Siefert, Tona OH-01698 02/25/1977 Local Oral History Project-Roske Early Las Vegas history no 1
Sigfried & Roy Arnold Shaw Entertainment no 1
Sill, Lester 08/15/1973 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Arnold Shaw no 1
Silver, Al 05/20/1974 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Arnold Shaw no 1
Silver, Al 05/21/1974 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Arnold Shaw no 1
Silvers, Phil Arnold Shaw Entertainment no 1
Silvestri, Phyllis M. OH-01699 01/11/2010 Voices of the Historic John S. Park Neighborhood F849.L35 S553 2010 Phyllis Silvestri moved to the United States from Canada when she was in her early 20s. By 1953 she had moved to Las Vegas and was married. A few years later she and her husband built a new home in the John S. Park area yes 0
Simmons, Eva G. OH-01700 Local Oral History Project-Roske F850.N4 S54 2012 no 1
Simmons, George OH-01701 12/13/2014 AfAm Collaborative Architect for NTS; Still employed as a Senior facilities specialist yes 0
Simmons, Lester & Gladys OH-01702 02/26/1979 Local Oral History Project-Roske Union Pacific Railroad no 1
Simone, Ronald OH-02086 5/5/2009 All That Jazz ML394.S54 2008 Ronald Simone was born in 1935 in New Haven, Connecticut. He played trumpet in high school and played piano as a profession. He moved to Las Vegas with his friend violinist Joe Mack in 1960. He played in the Riviera showroom for five and a half years, in the exclusive Monte Carlo Room in the Desert Inn where he played for stars such as Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr. for five years, and for nineteen years for all the Casino de Paris shows, line numbers, and production numbers at the Dunes. During the musicians' strike in 1989, he did sanctioned sub work at the Lido de Paris show at the Stardust. After the strike was over, Ronald played with Johnny Haig's relief band at various hotels, and he now does public concerts yes 0
Simonson, Arlen J. OH-01703 Local Oral History Project-Roske no 1
Sinatra, Frank Jr. Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Dick Maurice no 3
Sinatra, Frank Jr. 09/04/1992 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Joe Delaney no 1
Sinatra, Frank Jr. 08/31/1986 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Bill Willard no 2
Sippell, Johnny 08/08/1973 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Arnold Shaw no 1
Sitton, Pamela OH-01704 02/27/2009 UNLV Oral History Project @Fifty LD3745 .S52 2007 Pamela Sitton moved to Las Vegas in 1963 where her father worked at the Nevada Test Site. She graduated from UNLV. Pamela was hired by UNLV Libraries in 1974 and worked there until March 2009. She worked in Circulation and in various positions that dealt with serials yes 0
Skaggs, Robert L. OH-01705 05/06/2006 UNLV @ Fifty Oral History Project LD3745 .S53 2007 Robert Skaggs began teaching engineering at UNLV in 1969. He was involved in getting accreditation with ABET for the engineering college, establishing a chapter of Tau Beta Pi, the engineering honor society, and building a master's and a PhD program yes 2
Skaggs, Yolanda OH-01706 03/01/1980 Local Oral History Project-Roske Nevada history no 1
Skanowsky, Dan OH-01707 04/02/1976 Early Las Vegas-Roske Casinos no 0
Skea, Dan 08/19/1993 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Bill Willard no 1
Skylar, Sunny 05/26/1995 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Bill Willard no 1
Slack, Ron OH-01708 02/19/1980 or 1981 Local Oral History Project-Roske Slot Management at the Holiday no 1
Sloate, Maynard 02/12/1993 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Joe Delaney no 1
Smalley, Rae OH-01709 September 12, 2005 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
Smalley, Rae OH-01709 09/12/2005 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
Smith, Arlene Matthews OH-01710 03/26/1981 Early Las Vegas-Roske no 5
Smith, Barr OH-01711 02/27/1980 Local Oral History Project-Roske Panaca Pioche and Fanny's Dress Shop no 1

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