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Narrator Collection # Date Project Content Transcript Tapes
Salisbury, Lawrence J. OH-01620 04/10/1975 Local Oral History Project-Roske Boulder City no 1
Sallee, Nafeesa OH-01621 3/21/2013 AfAm Collaborative F850.N4 S24 2012 Banking challenges on the Westside. yes 0
Saltman, Michael OH-02216 12/16/2014 Southern Nevada Jewish Heritage Project Moved to Las Vegas in 1975; successful businessman and developer. Talks about doing business in Las Vegas over the years, being Jewish, his wife Sonja served on ADL, and more. F850.J5.S24 2014 yes 0
Saltman, Sonja OH-02456 Aug 18 2015 Southern Nevada Jewish Heritage Project Sonja has lived in Las Vegas since 1975; moved here with her husband attorney Michael Saltman. Active in her personal career as co-founder of Existential-Humanistic Institute. Also a leading voice in the ADL.F850. J5.S243 2014 yes 0
Salton, Charles OH-01622 04/23/1976 Local Oral History Project-Roske Nevada and Las Vegas history yes 1
Sampley, Herbert OH-01623 02/24/1980 Local Oral History Project-Roske Nevada and Las Vegas history no 1
Sanders, Allen OH-01624 07/06/1975 Local Oral History Project-Roske Las Vegas history no 1
Sanders, Brian 10/26/1995 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Bill Willard no 1
Sanders, Strech OH-02904 2016 November 11 African Americans in Las Vegas: a Collaborative Oral History Project Minister and activist Stretch Sanders, discusses his experiences from his early childhood in Chicago to Las Vegas. He discusses role models who inspired him to pursue church work and to assist the Las Vegas community. Because of issues of police brutality on black bodies and lack of unity within Las Vegas, Stretch founded the organization All Shades United, with the essential goal of having peoples of all colors come together in solidarity to dismantle the institutional and structural barriers that oppress the marginalized. These are student interviewees, Camisha Fagan and Micajah Daniels from Dr. Lee's African American Literature class. Subjects: Minister and activist Stretch Sanders, discusses his experiences from his early childhood in Chicago to Las Vegas. He discusses role models who inspired him to pursue church work and to assist the Las Vegas community. Because of issues of police brutality on black bodies and lack of unity within Las Vegas, Stretch founded the organization All Shades United, with the essential goal of having peoples of all colors come together in solidarity to dismantle the institutional and structural barriers that oppress the marginalized. no 0
Sandin, Shirley OH-01625 03/11/1978 Local Oral History Project-Roske Henderson/Las Vegas history no 1
Sanford, Isabelle 04/29/1980 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Arnold Shaw no 1
Sanoff, Gary OH-02736 2015 June 29 Table Games Management Oral History Project Nevada, El Cortez, Union Plaza, Desert Inn, Bellagio yes 0
Santelman, Charles W. OH-01626 Local Oral History Project-Roske no 1
Santelman, Judy Lee Snyder Roundtable OH-02179 11/1/2014 West Charleston What community looks and feels like in Ward 1 communities, water wells, new people in the neighborhood, activism no 0
Sapp, Gerome OH-02487 9/9/2015 Downtown Tech NFL player who reinvented himself. Did not win in the Vegas Downtown Industry but is working with the 2015 Life is Beautiful festival to document the artists of the Art Hotel. Much more success to be realized. no 0
Saragoza, Paula OH-01627 03/01/1981 Local Oral History Project-Roske Nevada and Las Vegas history no 1
Sardelli, Nelson 08/20/2002 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Cork Proctor no 2
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
Schiller, Steve OH-02819 9/1/2016 Building Las Vegas Structural engineer with John A. Martin Associates since 1995; worked on Bellagio, Venetian, Paris; is currently working on Alon, Paradise Park. no 0
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

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