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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
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. yes 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
Scott, Frank OH-01657 01/23/1978 Local Oral History Project-Roske Early Las Vegas no 1
Scott, Frank & Fawn OH-01658 03/02/1976 Local Oral History Project-Roske Railroads no 1
Scott, Ivy Christine OH-01659 04/27/1976 Local Oral History Project-Roske Outdoors no 1
Scott, Jesse (Rev.) OH-01127 2009-06-29 Boyer Early Las Vegas Rev. Jesse Scott served as executive director and four-term president of Las Vegas NAACP branch. yes 0
Scott, John OH-01660 Local Oral History Project-Roske Gaming no 2
Scott, Mozella Sheds OH-01661 The Boyer Las Vegas Early History Project CT247 .S39 2007 yes 0
Scott, Rev. Jesse OH-01662 04/15/2004 BOYER EARLY LAS VEGAS OHP Growing up in the South, early education, Westside history, spirituality in the black community. yes 6
Scroggins, Lee OH-01663 02/27/2009 UNLV Oral History Project @ Fifty LD3745 .S37 2007 Lee Scroggins and her family moved to Las Vegas in March 1980. She worked as an administrative aide, management assistant, and executive assistant in several departments at UNLV starting in 1980. She did not work on campus from 1985 to 1988, then she returned to UNLV to work in the psychology department and eventually in the library until she retired in 2009 yes 0
Seagrave, Jim 03/06/1997 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Bill Willard no 1
Seals, Tyrone OH-02663 4/27/2016 AfAm Collab Grew up in Las Vegas, became youth pastor and now pastor of New Birth Baptist Assembly. Talks about school desegregation, the Westside, and Jackson Street. In the funeral industry. Hope for the Westside community. no 0
Searl, Hansford OH-01664 11/02/1996 Gay Archives-Dennis McBride yes 6
Sears, Zenas 12/06/1978 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Arnold Shaw no 1
Sease, Bernard OH-02392 2013 June 17 History of Emergency Medical Services in Nevada Sease joined the Carson City Fire Department in 1964 and served until his retirement in 1990, when he was chief. no 0
Sedaka, Neil Arnold Shaw Entertainment no 1

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