Links: University Libraries, Contact Special Collections

Search Special Collections & Archives
   
Oral History Interviews Manuscripts Photo Collections University Archives  

Search Tips [more+]

Oral History Interviews

Total records in this collection: 3691

Print version of all records

Page 9 of 74

|<<   Previous   5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12  13  Next   >>|
Narrator Collection # Date Project Content Transcript Tapes
Bryan, Roger M. OH-00279 02/27/1979 Local Oral History Project-Roske Personal history, education in Las Vegas, Moapa Valley, J. Harold Brinley, Southern Nevada Education System, Principal of School, 1968 Teacher Strike, Racial Problems in the Education System, Politics and Issues of the 1950 's, Richard Bryan in High School, Mormon Church in Las Vegas, Religion, Teachers - Ed Knapp and Gwen Willey. yes 1
Bryant, Lucille OH-00136 12/13/1995 Women in Gaming & Entertainment F849.L35 B79 1997 - From Talullah, Louisiana, migrated to LV in 1954 and worked in back-of-the-house as a maid and then in the linen room. Active in the Culinary Union local 226. Tells of black community interaction, spiritual life, family, and advancement because of the benefits from the union. yes 2
Brymer, Bill OH-00280 03/09/1979 Local Oral History Project-Roske Gaming and Gambling, Dealer and Dealing in Las Vegas, early Las Vegas History, Gaming industry in the 1940 's 1950 's and 1960 's. Economic, Environmental, and Climatic changes in Southern Nevada, Swamp Coolers. yes 1
Bryne, William OH-00281 04/18/1972 Local Oral History Project-Roske General Nevada history no 1
Buchanan, Richard E. OH-00282 03/07/1979 Local Oral History Project-Roske General Nevada history, agricultural activities in Las Vegas, history of "the Strip", McCarran Airport, shopping in Las Vegas, Atomic Testing, El Rancho, Pioche, geography of Nevada, tourism, dust in Valley, Water Table. yes 1
Buckley, Barbara OH-02084 1/28/2014 West Charleston - Ward 1 Difference between Flintridge, CA, and Las Vegas in 1968 when the family arrived. Husband served as one of the doctors of Howard Hughes. Community participation and hotel-casino entertainment for young couples, rearing children in Las Vegas. yes 0
Buckley, Joseph J. OH-00283 07/17/2002 BOYER EARLY LAS VEGAS OHP (Folder missing) no 2
Buckley, Kevin M. OH-02083 1/28/2014 West Charleston - Ward 1 F849.L35 B82 2014 Stories about the early Pinto Palomino neighborhood, work as a teenager, black-white relations, schooling including Bishop Gorman, and the move to Las Vegas. yes 0
Buettner, Mamie OH-00284 02/21/1975 Local Oral History Project-Roske General Nevada history, Searchlight, Anderson's Dairy, Rancho Grande Creamery, Boulder Dam (Hoover Dam), working on Fremont Street, Helldorado, Stewart Ranch, flooding, Mormons and religion, Hunt Family of Bunkerville, Atomic Testing, Carole Lombard plane crash, Pioche, Goodsprings, WWII, Ghost Towns, El Rancho. yes 1
Buford, Eugene OH-00145 09/12/2006 Las Vegas Black Oral History Project CT247 .B83 2007 Eugene Buford worked for the post office in Las Vegas for thirty-six years. His great grandmother, Mary Nettles, was one of the founders of the NAACP Las Vegas Chapter yes 3
Bugbee, Robert W. OH-00285 07/08/1975 Activities in Southern Nevada since 1952 including work at Nevada Development Authority. Collector: Karol Sorrells yes 1
Bugbee, Robert W. OH-00286 1981/03/18 Building/developing in Las Vegas. MGM Grand fire. Collector: John A. Lopez. yes 1
Bull, G. Douglas OH-02294 1/29/1990 Received as part of the Young Electric Sign Company Records (MS-00403). no 1
Bullock, Jack T. OH-00287 03/15/1981 Local Oral History Project-Roske Personal history, Entertainment in Las Vegas, Church activity and religion, Atomic testing, women and minorities in casinos, methods of cheating in casinos, Bugsy Siegel, The Flamingo, "the Strip" Las Vegas Boulevard. yes 1
Bumgarner, H. Carol OH-02949 2009 November 16 Public School Principalship Oral History Project Experiences as public school principal in Southern Nevada. yes 0
Bunch, Betty OH-00137 1996-01-09, 1996-02-07 F849.L35 B86 1997 Dancer (Folder missing) yes 3
Bunch, Nellie OH-00289 11/20/1975 Local Oral History Project-Roske General Nevada history, living conditions in unimproved desert area (Water, Electric, etc.), Schools and education, bootleggers, Churches and Religion, Roosevelt, life in Las Vegas since July 1931. no 1
Bunker, Berkeley OH-00290 10/13/1972 Local Oral History Project-Roske General Nevada history, Roosevelt, Mt. Charleston, Hoover Dam, Pioche mines. (index card only) yes 1
Bunker, Ferren W. OH-00291 07/02/1975 Local Oral History Project-Roske Pioneer Heritage, Depression, WWII, Bunkerville and Lovelock, County Agricultural Agent, Youth Fairs, LDS Church, Religion, Patriarch in Las Vegas South Stake, Branch President, Bishop, Stake Missionary, rationing of food and gas during WWII, Atomic testing, Boulder Dam (Hoover Dam), Nellis Air Force Base, McCarran Air Port, Flash Flooding and Forest Fires in mountains. yes 1
Bunker, John Merlin OH-00138 04/19/1972 Local Oral History Project-Roske No Tape - Hand Written Interview yes 0
Bunker, Lucile Whitehead OH-00293 03/10/1977 Local Oral History Project-Roske Mormonism, Religion, personal and family history, LDS Church, Railroad houses, first school in Clark County, family owned: Gas Co., Telephone Co., Copper Mine, Canning Plant, Mercantile Store, Depression of 1929, Deputy County Clerk, Political Life, Politics, building the Dam, Atomic Testing. yes 1
Bunker, Owen S. OH-02125 6/12/2010 BELVOHP Owen's uncle operated the farm at the Old Fort raising hogs and cultivating fig trees. Remembers an early business - Quinn Dairy Farms (Mini interview will be bound in volume with Mary Miller, LaRue and Dick Worthen, and Janice Zobrist.) yes 0
Bunker, Richard W. OH-03206 2017 July 18, 2017 July 26, 2017 September 28 Building Las Vegas Oral History Project Third-generation Nevadan and great grandson of Mormon pioneer Edward Bunker, Richard Bunker has shaped Southern Nevada through serving in such roles as president of the Nevada Resort Association, Las Vegas Assistant City Manager, Clark County Manager, Chair of the Nevada Gaming Control Board, and Chair of the Colorado River Commission. Talks of family history and Mormon history; of Edward Bunker and his third wife, and of Saint Thomas, the town flooded by Boulder Dam. Recalls father, Wendell Bunker, who served was Las Vegas City Councilman and Commissioner of Police and Fire and delivered Clark Dairy milk; also his mother, Marion Mott, daughter Clark County Sheriff Bill Mott and secretary to Maude Frazier. Concludes with family's Las Vegas residences and his schooling, mission, marriage, and Nevada Rock and Sand. Vignettes about father, George "Bud" Albright, the Las Vegas Park track for horse racing, and a 1958 mid-air collision over Las Vegas. The second part of the interview covers years as a lobbyist (1973-2000), as Assistant Manager for City of Las Vegas (1973-1977), as Clark County Manager (1977-1979), and as member and Chair of the Nevada Gaming Control Board (1980-1982). Talks of a 1975 Las Vegas-Clark County consolidation halted only by the courts and his role in lobbying the Legislature in 1973 to join the two jurisdictions' separate police forces into the Metropolitan Police Department; speaks to reorganizing Clark County's governmental structure, hiring a staff of young analysts, and replacing heads of the building department, the planning department, and the fire department. Recalls work in gaming with CircusCircus, the Dunes, and the Aladdin. Also talks of replacing key people at the Gaming Control Board and of the FBI's Operation Yobo sting, FBI agent Joseph Yablonsky, and Federal Judge Harry Claiborne. no 0
Bunker, Robert K. OH-00294 10/11/1972 Local Oral History Project-Roske Bunkerville, mining and copper mines, Carole Lombard Plane Crash, Salt Mine, Ran Welfare Farm for Mormons, Religion, 1950 's, Atomic testing, Las Vegas history 1955, Brigham Young, Native American Indians, United States Army. yes 1
Bunker, Vernon Earl OH-00295 10/19/1972 Local Oral History Project-Roske General Nevada history, LDS Church in Las Vegas, religion, First State Bank, Moapa Valley, flood of 1910. no 1
Bunker, Wendell OH-00296 Local Oral History Project-Roske Mormonism, religion. yes 1
Burer, Suzanne Arnold Shaw Entertainment no 1
Burgwardt, Lestor OH-00297 02/09/1980 Local Oral History Project-Roske Education, Navy 1943 - 1946, teacher in Henderson, Henderson, floods of 1954, Lake Mead, Downtown Las Vegas and early entertainment, Atomic Testing, National Science Institute, Las Vegas Convention Center. no 1
Burke, Carey J. OH-00298 02/23/1980 Local Oral History Project-Roske Las Vegas history, casino tokens. Collector: Drew Casale yes 1
Burke, Carey J. OH-00299 1981/03/12 Local Oral History Project-Roske Living in Las Vegas and Henderson in the late 1940s and 1950s. Collector: Terri Goodsell. yes 1
Burkey, Elizabeth & Theresa Brickley OH-00069 01/27/2006 Tap Dancing Tap Dancing throughout country and in Las Vegas yes 2
Burkholder, Lyal W. OH-00140 March 1st (Year - Unknown) Local Oral History Project-Roske No Tape - Hand Written Interview; Clark County School District, President Kennedy and Senator Johnson visits, Lombard's plane crash, atomic testing, Basic Magnesium Plant yes 0
Burns, George OH-00302 04/03/1976 Local Oral History Project-Roske Las Vegas history, Las Vegas in the 1940 's and 1950 's. yes 1
Burns, George 06/01/1977 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Arnold Shaw no 1
Burns, George Arnold Shaw Entertainment no 3
Burns, George 10/20/1976 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Arnold Shaw no 1
Burse, Don OH-00141 3/1/2013 African Americans in Las Vegas: A Collaborative Oral History Good interview spoke about Unions & Fellowship of church. no 0
Burt, Leroy OH-02065 07/01/1986 Local Oral History Project-Roske no 1
Burton, Dave 01/11/1994 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Bill Willard no 2
Burton, Joe OH-00305 03/11/1980 Local Oral History Project-Roske Organized Crime in Las Vegas, Las Vegas Mafia, Downtown Las Vegas, changes and growth in Las Vegas. yes 1
Busch, Pearl OH-00306 03/19/1978 Local Oral History Project-Roske General Las Vegas history, the first Hotels in Las Vegas, Clubs and organizations, Junior League, Desert Inn Country Club, Rotary, Dental Auxiliary, Atomic Testing, Hoover Dam, Nellis Air Force Base, Levi Stouse, "the Strip", Downtown Las Vegas, Solar Energy. no 1
Busch, William John OH-00142 03/01/1975 Local Oral History Project-Roske No Tape - Hand Written Interview; atomic testing, growth and development of Las Vegas yes 0
Bush, Darrin OH-02740 6/30/2016 Building Las Vegas Photographed Las Vegas over a 25-year period for the LV News Bureau showing the changing streetscapes. Importance of implosions, cruising Fremont Street, and growing up in Las Vegas. no 0
Bush, Q.B. OH-00308 05/15/2007 History of the 1970s Q.B. was one of the first black dealers on the LV Strip. Talks of the Economic Opportunity Board, the LV black experience and shared photo collection. yes 3
Bushell, Garvin 05/10/1988 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Arnold Shaw no 1
Bustrum, Carol OH-02312 2013 March 13 History of Emergency Medical Services in Nevada The Walker Lake Fire and Ambulance Department was founded in 1972 and Bustrum was on the ambulance from 1978 to 1990. no 0
Butera, Edward OH-02783 7/28/2016 Building Las Vegas Moderated AIA panel "A City Growing Up" Mechanical engineer with JBA Consulting Engineers; to LV 1972, with JBA since 1974; first casino project Stardust; worked on all Wynn properties; has three mentors: Ralph Joeckel, who founded JBA; Tony Marnell; Steve Wynn no 0
Butera, Sam 10/16/1992 Arnold Shaw Entertainment, played for President Kennedy's Inauguration, growth of Las Vegas. Interviewer: Joe Delaney no 1
Butera, Sam OH-00143 03/02/1973 Local Oral History Project-Roske No Tape � Hand Written Interview yes 0
Butler, DeRuyter OH-02831 9/15/2016 Building Las Vegas Architect, AIA, co-founded Butler/Ashworth Architects 2000. Director Architecture, Atlandia Design & Furnishings, Inc., a construction supervision and design company and then a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mirage Resorts 1982-2000. Executive VP Architecture Wynn Design & Development LLC since June 2000. no 0

Page 9 of 74

|<<   Previous   5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12  13  Next   >>|