Oral History Record
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Local Oral History Project-Roske
Descriptions of Las Vegas and Boulder City in 1947. Las Vegas utilities during the 1950s, particularly water. Las Vegas hospital. Growth of schools. Scouts. Mormon Church. Working in a voting booth. The city’s response to the death of JKF. Leisure activities. Changes and development: hotel-casinos on the “strip”; street names; increase in shop malls; young people; physical growth of the city; property taxes. [Abrupt end to the interview].