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Narrator Collection # Date Project Content Transcript Tapes
Sarno Straus, Heidi OH-01628 2008 October 3 Gaming - Sarno Project Daughter of Jay Sarno no 1
Sarno, Freddie OH-02238 2/9/2010 Jay Sarno Project Gaming; Interviewer: David Schwartz yes 0
Sarno, Jay OH-02241 7/10/2008 Jay Sarno Project Gaming; Interviewer: David Schwartz yes 0
Sarno, Jay OH-02242 3/25/2008 Jay Sarno Project Gaming; Interviewer: David Schwartz yes 0
Sarno, Jonanthan OH-01629 02/08/2007 Jay Sarno Project yes 0
Sarno, Lillian OH-01629 02/08/2007 Jay Sarno Project yes 0
Sarno, Paul OH-02237 7/13/2007 Jay Sarno Project Gaming; Interviewer: David Schwartz yes 0
Sarno, September OH-02239 10/6/2007 Jay Sarno Project Gaming; Interviewer: David Schwartz yes 0
Saunders, Betty OH-01631 07/06/1951 Early Las Vegas-Roske no 1
Saunders, Diane OH-01632 05/23/1996 Dancer yes 1
Savalli, Janet OH-02678 1996 September 21 Las Vegas Women Oral History Project F849.L35 S28 1996 Janet Savalli's family moved from Phoenix, Arizona, to Henderson, Nevada, in 1945 so her father could work at the Basic Magnesium plant. A few years later, when she was a junior in high school, Janet began her 46-plus years career at the Southern Nevada Telephone Company, which eventually became Sprint. During that period she held several positions, including operator, supervisor, schedule clerk, trainer, investigator, and community relations coordinator. Janet also talks about the atomic bomb testing at Camp Mercury and Camp Desert Rock near Las Vegas. Janet credits the atomic bomb testing with jump-starting the second wave of growth Las Vegas experienced following World War II. This growth had a particular influence on the telecommunications industry's need to expand in Las Vegas. yes 0
Saville, A. OH-01633 06/17/2002 Educators Patl Carlton Project with school principals no 2
Savino, Santo 10/23/2002 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Cork Proctor no 1
Savino, Santo OH-02132 9/23/2008 All That Jazz Played drums for Air Force for four years. Worked in various Las Vegas casinos. Recalls lack of diversity in the early 1960s. ML394.S28 2008 yes 1
Sawyer, Grant Governor OH-01634 05/12/1972 Local Oral History Project-Roske Nevada and Las Vegas history no 1
Sax, Harry OH-02286 04-08-2015 Southern Nevada Jewish Heritage Project In 1968, Harry moved to Las Vegas to open the Arby franchise system with two stores. Today there are 16. He also talks about how he became connected with the Jewish community, became president of Congregation Ner Tamid in 2007-2009 and was board member of ADL. F850.J5. S29 2014 yes 0
Sayer, Carol Arnold Shaw Entertainment no 1
Sayles, Glenn OH-01635 03/20/1978 Local Oral History Project-Roske Paradise Valley District Attorney no 1
Scalley, Priscilla OH-02091 6/24/2014 West Charleston Junior League participation, West Charleston community activities and beauty of houses and neighborhood, engagement with area school, experience as a travel agent. yes 0
Schafer, Charlie 04/08/09 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Bill Williard no 1
Schecter, Elliott OH-02726 2015 May 27 Table Games Management Oral History Project Private room, Discovery cruise; Seminole Hollywood; Palm Beach Princess; Palm Beach Kennel Club; Reno Hilton; Palms; Downstream (OK); Snoqualmie (WA) yes 0
Schiller, Abe OH-01636 04/25/1972 Local Oral History Project-Roske Nevada and Las Vegas history no 1
Schlauder, Arthur D. OH-01637 Local Oral History Project-Roske Nevada history no 1
Schlegel, Richard OH-02564 2006 June 3 Las Vegas Gay Archives Oral History Project Interviewed by Dennis McBride no 2
Schlegel, Robert OH-01638 03/09/1998 Gay Archives-Dennis McBride yes 22
Schmitt, Sharon Von Tobel OH-02259 4/30/2014 Ward 1 In 1905 Edward "Ed" Von Tobel left Los Angeles with his friend Jake Beckley for Lincoln County, Nevada. They purchased a parcel in the new town of Las Vegas and established the Von Tobel Lumber Company. The company served Las Vegas until it closed in 1976. Von Tobel met and married Mary Hameril, and they had four children, Jake, Katherine Elizabeth, Ed Jr., and George. This is an interview with three of Ed's granddaughters. Margaret Carnell is the oldest of three daughters of Elizabeth Von Tobel and Kenneth Zahn. She manages the Von Tobel family properties. Patricia "Patsy" Brinton is the second daughter of Elizabeth Von Tobel and Kenneth Zahn. She does volunteer work with the Assistance League of Las Vegas and the Junior League of Las Vegas. Sharon Schmitt is the second of four daughters of Edward Von Toble Jr. and Evelyne Leonard. She also does volunteer work with the Assistance League and the Junior League and with Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church yes 0
Schneider, Bernadine OH-02257 2006 Early Las Vegas One of first women stock brokers in Las Vegas; original founder of Safe Nest, a women's shelter; We Care Foundation yes 1
Schneider, Charley Jr. OH-01639 03/13/1981 Local Oral History Project-Roske no 1
Schnitzlein, Harold OH-01640 03/13/1981 Local Oral History Project-Roske Las Vegas history no 1
Schoeman, Thomas J. OH-02746 7/18/2016 Building Las Vegas Joined Jack Miller Architects in 1979 and retired 2008. Joined firm as a senior project designer, and over the years assumed leadership as director of design, VP of design, president (1987 at 39 years of age), and CEO. Sold the firm when he retired in 2008 to Michael Baker International of Philadelphia. no 0
Schofield, Jack OH-01641 1/13/2009 Voices of the historic John S. Park Neighborhood F849.L35 S378 2010 Dr. Jack Lund Schofield moved to Las Vegas in 1937. He served as a fighter pilot in both World War II and the Korean Conflict. He worked as an elementary school teacher and coach, served on the Board of Regents and in the Nevada State Assembly and Senate. Dr. Schofield earned his doctorate in education in 1995 at the age of 72 and works as a general contractor. He and his wife Alene have lived in the John S. Park Neighborhood for over fifty years yes 0
Scholl, Eleanor OH-01642 03/13/1981 Local Oral History Project-Roske Nevada history no 1
Schouten, Albert OH-01643 02/24/1979 Local Oral History Project-Roske Nevada history no 1
Schreck, Frank OH-01644 History of the 90's yes 2
Schroeder, Florence OH-01645 03/08/1978 Local Oral History Project-Roske Nevada history no 2
Schroeder, Richard E. OH-01646 02/20/1975 Local Oral History Project-Roske Early Las Vegas history no 1
Schuster, Henry & Anita OH-01647 03/01/2011-04/25/2011 Boyer Early Las Vegas Oral History Project CT247 .S37 2007 Includes appendix with letters and certificates praising Henry and Anita for their work with the Holocaust Survivors' Group, the story of Henry's sister Betty Kale's time in the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp and her journey first to Paris and then to the United States and her reunion with Henry, and a fairy tale with the title Hans Michel story written by Henry yes 0
Schutte, Henry OH-01648 Local Oral History Project-Roske no 1
Schwahn, Caron OH-02189 9/19/2014 Boyer Early Las Vegas OHP Once owned and operated the Huntridge Theatre yes 0
Schwartz, Cora F. OH-01649 11/19/1975 Local Oral History Project-Roske Life in Goodsprings no 1
Schwartz, MaryEllen OH-01650 12/11/1975 Local Oral History Project-Roske Life in Goodsprings no 1
Schwartz, Milton OH-01651 05/03/2004 Boyer Early Las vegas Oral History Project CT247 .S38 2007 Milton Schwartz worked at the Flamingo Hotel right after World War II, he started Valley Hospital and owned many other businesses, he has a Hebrew academy named after him in Israel, and he still owns the Yellow-Checker-Star Cab Company. He has been active in the Republican Party. He and his partners brought the first medical helicopters to Nevada yes 2
Schwartz, Oscar OH-01652 1/25/2013 Boyer Early LV OHP Oscar lived in LV since 1978. Appraised properties for many prominent people; still has records. yes 0
Schwartz, Priscilla OH-02716 June 16, 2016 Southern Nevada Jewish Heritage Project Community volunteer and philanthropic; member of Jewish community since moving to Las Vegas in 1991. Grew up in Buffalo NY; was a registered nurse who graduated from U of Michigan and went to work for VA in California. Significant donor of time and financial support to Nathan Adelson Hospice; Compassionate Care Center is result of her hard work. First local honoree of Hadassah among other recognitions. no 0
Schwartz, Stanley OH-01653 03/01/1980 Local Oral History Project-Roske Las Vegas history yes 1
Scjlekewy, JoAnne K. OH-01654 Local Oral History Project-Roske no 1
Scodwell, Tony OH-02131 9/29/2008 All That Jazz Manufactures trumpets as well as plays them. Played at Frontier with Siegfried and Roy. Played with many bands including Doc Severinsen, Stan Kenton, Tommy Dorsey, and Harry James. ML349.S42 2008 yes 0
Scott, Arlone OH-01655 07/03/1975 Local Oral History Project-Roske Black history yes 1
Scott, Cathy OH-02565 2006 December 12 Las Vegas Gay Archives Oral History Project Interviewed by Dennis McBride no 1
Scott, Edward OH-01656 Educators Pat Carlton's school principal project no 2

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