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Narrator Collection # Date Project Content Transcript Tapes
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
Rhodes, Del Ray OH-01560 4/1/2010 AfAm Collaborative - Documenting the LV Black Experience F850.N4 R46 2012 Interest in CCSD, copy of 6th Grade Center Plan in appendix yes 0
Rice, Ellis OH-02076 4/9/2014 AfAm Collab Discusses cultural aspects of the black community. Rice is an artist combining many talents over various genres. Discusses the city's role in cultural affairs. yes 0
Rice, Juanita OH-01561 03/17/1978 Local Oral History Project-Roske Personal backround I-15 no 1
Richards, Dick A. OH-01562 02/21/1979 Local Oral History Project-Roske Nevada history no 1
Richards, Mustafa OH-01563 3/10/2013 AfAm Collaborative The work of the mosque in Las Vegas. Las Vegas inter-group relations. yes 0
Richards, Sal 01/27/1997 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Bill Willard no 1
Richardson, Bill OH-01564 may 10, 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 1
Richardson, Glenn OH-02220 1/29/2013 Blue Diamond Interviewed by George Bogdanovich. Includes facts about Olive Ranch, Hope Ranch, father's work at the mine, and memories of the Blue Diamond Blues softball team. yes 1
Richardson, Glenn OH-02473 2013-06-01 Friends of Red Rock Oral History Project Parents were caretakers of Oliver Ranch 1952-1954; Blue Diamond town and school; Oliver Ranch; Bar Nothing Ranch; Horace Wilson's homestead in Pine Creek, referred to as "Hunt's Place" by the Richardsons; Tweed and Buster Wilson yes 0
Richardson, Glenn Dale OH-02220 1/29/2013 Blue Diamond - BELV Lived at Oliver Ranch as caretaker, raised cattle and chickens. Father worked as mechanic for blue Diamond Corporation. Currently lives in Mt. Charleston. yes 1
Richardson, Louis OH-02785 7/29/2016 Building Las Vegas Built West Las Vegas and Nellis libraries for LVCCLD, most recent renovation Lorenzi Park; entire block of J Street on East side from Lake Mead south. no 0
Richardson, Sonny OH-01565 01/23/2007 BOYER EARLY LAS VEGAS OHP no 1
Richardson, Vicki OH-01566 08/19/2003 Blue Diamond yes 1
Richardson, Vicki OH-01566 1/29/2004 Boyer Early LV OHP CT247 .R52 2007 Vicki Richardson taught art in the Clark County School district and now owns businesses including Left of Center Art Gallery in North Las Vegas yes 0
Richardson, Vicki OH-01566 December 12, 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 5
Richardson, Vicki OH-02474 2013-07-03 Friends of Red Rock Oral History Project Vicki (Rosaline) -- parents were caretakers of Oliver Ranch 1942-1945; Blue Diamond town (they lived in the adobe house); Blue Diamond mine; Oliver Ranch; Las Vegas in the 1940s and 1950s yes 0
Richardson, Virginia OH-01043 2009 November 5 The Boyer Early Las Vegas Oral History Project no 0
Rickerts, Paul OH-01567 03/29/1976 Local Oral History Project-Roske Police Department AEC (Atomic Energy Commission) no 1
Rickles, Don 02/26/1993 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Joe Delaney no 1
Rickles, Don OH-02605 06/24/1976 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Arnold Shaw no 1
Ries, Aldeane OH-01568 4/21/2014 Oral History of the Public School Principalship Principal; Education; Clark County School District; Aldeane Ries is a retired high school principal from the Clark County School District in Nevada. Ries received her bachelor degree from the University of Iowa, her masters degree in Northern Arizona University, and also conducted post graduate work at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Ms. Ries started her career as a teacher from 1962 to 1968, then from 1968 to 1979 she held the position Dean of Students. Ries then became assistant principal at Chaparral high school and principals both at Valley high school and Silverado high school. yes 0
Rightous Brothers 08/06/1992 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Joe Delaney no 1
Rightous Brothers 12/06/1986 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Gwen Castaldi no 1
Riley, Louise OH-01569 03/27/1979 Local Oral History Project-Roske Nevada history no 1
Riskin, Margaret OH-02164 8/12/2014 West Charleston - Ward 1 yes 0
Risley, Albert OH-01570 02/27/1979 Local Oral History Project-Roske Early Boulder City no 1
Rist, Frank OH-01571 05/11/1978 Local Oral History Project-Roske Personal history no 1
Rivera, Linda OH-02681 2009 October 2 Las Vegas Women Oral History Project F850.S75 R58 2009 Erma "Linda" Rivera was born in Morenci, Arizona, in 1952. In the Las Vegas Valley, where Linda has lived for over twenty years, she has promoted educational opportunities for youth, particularly in the Hispanic community. Both she and her husband moved from Montana, where her husband worked as a power plant operator on Yellowtail Dam, to southern Nevada to work on Hoover Dam in 1986. Linda was put in charge of the affirmative employment plan for her branch of the Bureau of Reclamation. She thought there should be more Hispanics working for the Bureau of Reclamation, but she found that there weren't many Hispanics studying engineering. Linda reached out to John Medina at the Southern Nevada Hispanic Employment Program for help. He convinced her to become involved with the program, and she would later become its conference chair. Linda organized the Family Leadership Module for parents in the Clark County School District to give advice and encouragement for parents who are non-native speakers of English, so that they feel more confident becoming involved in the school district. She currently works as the Diversity Officer for the Bureau of Reclamation in Boulder City. yes 0
Rivera, Lyle & Timbuck OH-01572 05/01/2009 Boyer Early Las Vegas Oral History Project CT247 .R58 2007 Maryann's father and grandfather arrived in Las Vegas in 1905, and her mother was the eleventh baby born in Las Vegas. Lyle is a lawyer and community activist and worked in the Attorney General's and District Attorney's offices. He also worked as UNLV's vice president for development and university relations, was in charge of development efforts for the law school, formed the UNLV Foundation and served as its executive director, and was assistant general counsel for the university system. Lyle also was the founding president of the International Association of Gaming Attorneys, was instrumental in hiring Jerry Tarkanian as UNLV's basketball coach, and coordinated fund raising efforts for the UNLV International Gaming Institute yes 0
Rivera, Ross OH-02389 2013 History of Emergency Medical Services in Nevada Rivera joined the volunteer fire department in Ely after graduating from high school. He became a professional firefighter in 1991 and completed EMT training in 1999. no 0
Rivers, Joan 02/03/1995 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Joe Delaney no 1
Rizzo, Rich OH-01573 06/12/2003 Male Dancer yes 1
Roaker, Guy OH-01574 3/10/1981 Local Oral History Early Las Vegas history, changes in Nevada no 0

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