Oral History Record
Cherry, J.C. (Jack), MD
Local Oral History Project-Roske
Las Vegas history from the perspective of medical care. Senator Pat McCarran aiding patients. Water. Charleston Blvd underpass. Influx of specialists beginning in the 1950s. Expansion of valley hospitals beginning in the 1950s. Southern Nevada Memorial and Las Vegas hospitals. Working in the Clark County jail. Reflections on living in Reno, Goldfield, and Tonopah. Walker Scott and Scotty's Castle. Sunday services during the construction of Scotty's Castle. Comparison of medical care between Reno and Las Vegas. Local gaming. Bugsy Siegel's mistress. Critic of modern doctors. Reno medical school.
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