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0001    M.S. Murphy, summer of 1949. Looking across the street (5th) at the corner
            of 5th & Garces.
0002    Christmas 1934. New Mickey Mouse pocket watches for M.T. Murphy &
            R.L. Yandell in Boulder City, Nevada.
0003    [M.S. & Patsy Murphy] 333 N. 11th St. No longer exists. Razed for
0004    Iva B. Murphy, mother; Patsy Murphy-Farmer; Merlin S. Murphy, father.
0005    Pat Murphy & Garry Dillingham at the Last Frontier Village in 1949.
0006    333 No. 11th St., L.V., Nev. Patsy M. Murphy. 1943
0007    Patsy Murphy. 705 S. 5th St. SE corner 5th & Garces.
0007a Patsy Murphy. 705 S. 5th St. SE corner 5th & Garces. 1940-41.
            M.S. Murphy's Gilmore Service Station.
0008    Dad's (M.S.Murphy) Gilmore Service station, 705 South 5th St., Las Vegas, Nevada 89101. Johnson's Grocery (later Mike's 5th Street Market) Diagonally across the street. 1942.

Nevada, North of Las Vegas.

0009    Mark Twain and many other celebrities entertained at Piper's Opera House, Virginia City, Nevada.
0010    130,000 Dollar Railroad Station-without a railroad, at the famous ghost town of Rhyolite.
0011    Nevada State Capitol Building, Carson City, Nevada.

Boulder City, Nevada

0012    Boulder Dam Service Bureau, Theatre Building. Boulder City, Nevada.
0013    Boulder City Airport.
0014    U.S. Bureau of Reclamation – Administration Building – Boulder City, Nev.
0015    Aerial view of Boulder City. Jan. 22,1947. (oversize)
0016    Aerial view of Boulder City, Jan. 22, 1947. (oversize)
0017    Aerial view of Boulder City. Jan. 22, 1947. (oversize)

Hoover Dam and Lake Mead

0018    Hoover Dam, 105047. (oversize)
0019    Bronze figures at base of flagpole. Hoover Dam. (oversize)
0020    Hoover Dam, 1-22-47. (oversize)
0021    Fishing on beautiful Lake Mead. Boulder Dam.
0022    Looking downward from top of Hoover Dam during construction.
0023    Boulder Dam, June 10, 1935.
0024    Man in middle is boss Doc Lawson – boss of crew at Boulder Dam--crew built center section of power house, machine shops, seismograph room, clock room & battery room. M.S. Murphy absent with injury-summer 1935.
0025    Hoover Dam, ca. 1937-38.
0026    Upstream face of Hoover Dam.
0027    Form K first to reach top of Boulder Dam.
0028    Visitors' Gallery within Boulder Dam leading from elevator shaft to power house.
0029    Arizona Spillway bridge.
0030    Downstream face of Hoover Dam.
0031    Highway on crest of Hoover Dam.
0032    Downstream face of Boulder Dam at night.
0033    Bronze figures at base of flagpole, Hoover Dam.
0034    Boat landing and bathing beach, Hoover Dam.
0035    Visitors waiting for elevator to Hoover Dam powerhouse.
0036    Lake Mead from observation point, Hoover Dam.
0037    Arizona Spillway, Hoover Dam.
0038    Hoover Dam.
0039    Lake Mead entrance to Grand Canyon, eighty miles from Hoover Dam.
0040    Nevada wing of Hoover Dam powerhouse.
0041    Power line leading from Hoover Dam to Los Angeles.
0042    First water through the valve house at Hoover Dam.

Las Vegas

0043    Roulette wheel, black jack table, and wheel of fortune, Las Vegas, Nevada. Ca. early 1940s.
0044    Ye Kings Rest Auto Court. Refrigerated, air conditioned. Las Vegas, Nevada. Ca. 1937.
0045    M.S. Murphy's Signal Station, 531 S. 5th Street, NE corner; 1937, Las Vegas.
0046    Tom Garrison at his independent service station next door to the El Cholo Café. April 1955.
0047    Fred Riney-Helldorado Kangaroo Court jail. Early 1940s.
0048    Texaco filling station N.W. corner of 3rd and Fremont Streets, Las Vegas, NV. Jack Sutherland, Ralph Purdy, Jack Anderson, Alton Franklin, Glenn Purdy. Ca. 1934.
0049    Graduation class, 8th grade Fifth Street Grammar School. May 1937. Row 1, #1 John Pinjuv; #2 Lynn Scott.
0050    Mrs. Dickinson conducting choralettes, LVHS, 1954 Christmas; at 3rd St. USO. Row 4, #4 Patsy Murphy (Farmer).
0051    5th St. 1952 graduation class in auditorium. (oversize)
0052    Clark County Courthouse, Las Vegas, Nevada.
0053    Bright lights of Las Vegas, Nevada.
0054    "Keno, popular game of chance, Las Vegas, Nevada." Boulder Club, Las Vegas.
0055    Aerial view of Las Vegas-Squires park & City Hall-Dula Memorial Center(left front) before City Library & new State Building. (oversize)
0056    Aerial view of Las Vegas. [Major street in center is U.S. Highway 91, known today as Las Vegas Boulevard] 1-22-47. (oversize)
0057    Aerial view of Las Vegas. [showing downtown LV] 1-22-47. (oversize)
0058    Aerial view of Las Vegas, NV-Division I, 1-22-47. (oversize)
0059    Aerial view of Las Vegas, Division I, 1-22-47. (oversize)
0060    Aerial view of Las Vegas [showing downtown, looking north]. 1-22-47.(oversize)
0061    Aerial view of Las Vegas, 1-22-47, looking north. [shows downtown area](oversize)
0062    Sill's Drive-In Café, on US Highway 91 at Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas, Nev.


0063    Cathedral Rock, Charleston Park, near Las Vegas, Nevada.
0064    Aerial view of Basic Magnesium plant in Henderson, Nevada. 1-22-47.(oversize)
0065    Unidentified mountain area.