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Wilhelm, John OH-02150 8/12/2014 BELV - Cul226 Labor organizer, Yale graduate, came to Las Vegas for 1989 Strike. Elected president of Hospitality Industry of UNITE HERE June 30, 2009. During administration he furthered the union's reputation as an organizing union, achieved new growth after more than 25 years of membership decline, and substantially diversified its national leadership. no 0
Wilkes, Roscoe OH-01979 March 19, 2009 Boyer Early Las Vegas Oral History Project CT247 .W53 2012 no 0
Wilkimon, Bonnie OH-01980 May 5, 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. no 0
Willard, Bill OH-01981 06/04/1972 Local Oral History Project-Roske Entertainment no 1
Willard, Bill 07/18/1997 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Lee/Joe Show no 1
Willcox, James L. OH-01982 03/04/1979 Local Oral History Project-Roske Southern Nevada history no 1
Williams, Aaron OH-01983 08/16/2005 BOYER EARLY LAS VEGAS OHP F850.N4 W53 2012 One of the first black elected officials. yes 2
Williams, C.D. OH-01985 08/05/1975 or 07/07/1975 Local Oral History Project-Roske Las Vegas Fire Department no 1
Williams, Cleophis and Carl E. OH-01986 April 27, 2010 and July 18, 2010 Westside School Mother (Cleophis) of a Westside School student (Carl). General information about life in the Westside. yes 0
Williams, Cora OH-01987 03/11/1975 Local Oral History Project-Roske Las Vegas history no 1
Williams, Debbie OH-02143 8/6/2014 AfAm Dancer. Daughter of founder of Austin Dancers, school in LV than began in NY. no 0
Williams, Edna Mae & George 10/27/2004 and 04/09/1975 BOYER EARLY LAS VEGAS OHP Growth of Boulder City no 2
Williams, Estralita C. OH-01988 February 13, 2012 African American Collaborative F850.N4 W54 2012 no 0
Williams, Freddie OH-02202 11/30/2014 AfAm Student Project (Sebastien Schenk) Arrived in LV thru service in Air Force stationed at Nellis. Firefighter. Described Jackson Street entertainment in its heyday. no 0
Williams, George OH-01989 04/03/1978 or 03/21/1978 Local Oral History Project-Roske Life in Las Vegas no 1
Williams, Jillean (Pate) OH-01990 03/04/2004 BOYER EARLY LAS VEGAS OHP Joe Williams (Wife) Talks about her late husband, the renowned entertainer, Joe Williams, and living in Las Vegas. yes 2
Williams, Joe 07/30/1992 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Joe Delaney no 1
Williams, Joe 10/08/1986 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Arnold Shaw no 1
Williams, Mary Lou 04/29/1970 Arnold Shaw CT247 .W537 2012 Entertainment. Interviewer: Arnold Shaw no 1
Williams, Monroe OH-01992 08/15/2000 BOYER EARLY LAS VEGAS OHP CT247 .W54 2007 yes 4
Williams, Nancy OH-01993 1996 Dancers/Showgirls yes 1
Williams, Tyrone OH-01994 08/25/2006 UNLV Oral History Project @ Fifty LD3745 .W54 2007 Tyrone Williams started work at UNLV in 1978 and today is a facilities supervisor two and is certified in executive housekeeping yes 0
Willis, Jr., Saul 1/14/2014 AfAm Migrated from Louisiana in 1968. Stories of Westside, Jackson Street entertainment and businesses; worked in various Strip hotel casinos as dishwasher, porter, runner, etc.; EOB info; owned auto mechanic business; cancer survivor. no 0
Willis, Vern OH-01995 Early Las Vegas-Roske yes 2
Willliams, Tryone OH-01994 08/26/2006 UNLV yes 4
Wilson, Amaletta OH-01996 05/10/1976 or 01/10/1975 Local Oral History Project-Roske Boulder City Hoover Dam no 1
Wilson, David A. 01/08/1988 Arnold Shaw Entertainment no 1
Wilson, Flip 08/04/1977 Arnold Shaw Entertainment no 1
Wilson, Mary OH-01998 Early Las Vegas-Roske no 2
Wilson, Mary 04/05/1991 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Bill Willard no 1
Wilson, Vee OH-01999 Early Las Vegas-Roske no 1
Wilson, Vera Vann OH-02000 09/24/2006 BOYER EARLY LAS VEGAS OHP no 1
Wilson, Woodrow OH-02001 02/28/1975 or 10/19/1978 Local Oral History Project-Roske no 1
Winthrop, Helen OH-02002 02/10/1988 Early Las Vegas-Roske Personal history no 5
Wisdom, Alice L. OH-02003 Early Las Vegas-Roske no 1
Witherspoon, Jimmy 07/28/1971 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Arnold Shaw no 1
Witt, Rosemary OH-02004 11/17/2006 Nursing no 1
Witt, Rosemary OH-02004 11/07/2006 Oral History Project @ Fifty LD3745 .W58 2007 Rosemary Witt was hired as a physiatric nursing instructor at UNLV in 1975 or 76. She has been chair of the nursing program for over thirty years and also served as an interim director for a year during a search for a new dean yes 0
Wittwer, John OH-02005 1975 and 03/01/1976 and 05/17/1972 Local Oral History Project-Roske Nevada history and County Agent no 3
Wixson, Saul OH-02006 03/07/1981 Local Oral History Project-Roske Boulder Dam Construction yes 1
Wojciechowski, Marian OH-02007 The Boyer Las Vegas Early History Project CT247 .W63 2007 no 0
Wolters, Nina B. OH-02008 March 3, 2009 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
Wolverton, Ester OH-02009 03/18/1981 and 03/13/1981 and 02/25/1977 Local Oral History Project-Roske Las Vegas history and Personal history no 2
Wood, Ina OH-02011 03/12/1981 Local Oral History Project-Roske POW(prisoner of war), Railroads, Henderson no 3
Wood, Norman OH-02012 03/01/1980 Local Oral History Project-Roske Desert biology and Department of Wildlife no 1
Wood, Randy 06/15/1974 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Arnold Shaw no 1
Wood, Randy 06/14/1974 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Arnold Shaw no 1
Wood, Terry OH-02013 November 14, 2006 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
Woodbury, Bruce OH-02014 2/25/2009 Voices of the historic John S. Park Neighborhood F849.L35 W676 2010 Bruce Woodbury is a native Las Vegan, an attorney, and a former county commissioner. He lived in two houses in the John S. Park Neighborhood and attended John S. Park Elementary and Las Vegas High School yes 0
Woodbury, Carl 02/16/1972 or 02/14/1972 Local Oral History Project-Roske no 1

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