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Oral History Record

Canfield, Ralph L.
Collection #: OH-00329
Date: 03/20/1976
Project: Local Oral History Project-Roske
Content: History of Las Vegas, 1940-1960. Housing: Carver Park, Victory Village, Townsite, Fisher Addition, Four Mile. Tents houses on the eastside. Mining. Development of Las Vegas from 1950s: hotel-casinos on the �Strip� and Downtown. Blue Diamond Company. BMI plant and water. Railroad. Class stratification. McCarran Airport. Nellis Air Force Base. Air quality. Water. Lake Mead: water supply and recreation. Prostitution: Roxy�s Motel. Atomic testing: radiation. [Summary of oral interview held on file].[Low quality recording].
Transcript: no
Tapes: 1