Photo Collections Record
Olsen, John C.
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0001 Helldorado Celebration—Old Timers’ Parade—1951.
0002 Helldorado—Old Timers’ Parade—1951. Cowboys on horseback.
0003 Old Timers’ Parade on Fremont Street in front of the Las Vegas Club. (5/10/51) Helldorado celebration.
0004 Old Timers’ Parade during Helldorado Celebration (1951). Stagecoach drawn by horses is seen in front of Las Vegas Club.
0005 Old Timers’ Parade—Helldorado Celebration—May 1951. Showgirls riding in trolley car drawn by horses.
0006 Old Timers’ Parade—Helldorado Celebration. (May 1951)
0007 Parade during Helldorado Celebration—May 1951. Good view of Las Vegas Club sign.
0008 Old Timers’ Parade—Helldorado event. (May 1951) Open carriage drawn by horses on Fremont Street in front of the Las Vegas Club.
0009 Old Timers’ Parade—Helldorado Celebration. (5-10-51) Covered wagon (?) drawn by horses on Fremont Street.
0010 An ostrich is led down Fremont Street in the Old Timers’ Parade. (Helldorado) (5-10-51)
0011 View of Main Street, Cashman Cadillac, and Overland Hotel. (5-12-51) During Helldorado Celebration.
0012 Old cars parked in front of Sal Sagev Hotel during Helldorado. (5-12-51)
0013 Zebras and ostriches in the Helldorado Parade, Las Vegas, Nev. (5-13-51)
0014 Beauty Parade in Helldorado Celebration. Bathing beauties on IOOF float.(5-13-51)
0015 Old Timers’ Parade, Helldorado celebration (1952) in Las Vegas. Covered wagon.
0016 Moapa Indians marching in the Helldorado Parade. (5-15-52)
0017 Old Timers’ Parade (Helldorado) in May 1052. Covered wagon with “Santa Anita Casino” painted on the side.
0018 Camel marches in Old Timers’ parade, Helldorado. (1952)
0019 Pioneer Club covered wagon in Old Timers’ parade during Helldorado celebration. (1952)
0020 Float entitled ‘Bonanza Queen” in the Beauty parade during Helldorado. (1952) Float was sponsored by North Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce.
0021 An elephant marches in the Helldorado Parade. (5-18-52)
0022 Parade Marshall, Helldorado Parade. (1952)
0023 Beauty Parade, Helldorado celebration. “Treasure Island” float. (1952)
0024 Float sponsored by El Rancho Vegas Opera House in the Beauty Parade, Helldorado celebration. (1952)
0025 Horseshoe Club float entry in the Beauty Parade, Helldorado. (1952) It was entitled “Jack and the Beanstalk”.
0026 Pioneer Club float in the Beauty Parade, Helldorado; it was named “A Tale of Two Cities”. (1952)
0027 Ronzone Department Store’s float entry in the Beauty Parade, Helldorado (1952).
0028 Beauty Parade, Helldorado, 1952. Beauties riding in back of an open car.
0029 Flamingo Hotel and pool. (1952)
0030 Flamingo Hotel and pool. (1952)
0031 Desert Inn Hotel & casino. (1952)
0032 Flamingo Hotel (rear view), Las Vegas. (1952)
0033 Flamingo Hotel, Las Vegas. (1952)
0034 Thunderbird Hotel, Las Vegas. (1951)
Last Frontier Village
0035 Sign at entrance to Last Frontier Village at the Last Frontier Hotel, Las Vegas. (1951)
0036 Last Frontier Village—General Store. (at Last Frontier Hotel, 1951)
0037 Last Frontier Village—Museum & Saloon—1952.
0038 The Rifle Range—a store in the Last Frontier Village. (1951)
0039 Mother Logan’s Rooming House in the Last Frontier Village. (1951) Woman perched on window sill.
0040 Last Frontier Village—another view of the Rooming House. (1951)
0041 Last Frontier Village (at Last Frontier Hotel, Las Vegas) (1951)
0042 Engine and railroad car at Last Frontier Village, Las Vegas. (1951)
0043 Last Frontier Village at the Last Frontier Hotel, Las Vegas. (1951) Looks like a train next to the saloon.
0044 Wagon at Last Frontier Village, Las Vegas. (1951)
0045 Prospector at Last Frontier Village (Last Frontier Hotel, Las Vegas.) (1951)
0046 Shriners’ Parade—downtown Las Vegas. (5-7-52) Colors parade by.
0047 Drill team in the Shriners’ Parade, downtown Las Vegas. (5-7-52)
0048 Nobles in the Shriners’ Parade in Las Vegas. (5-7-52)
0049 Salt Lake City Shriners’ Band in Las Vegas Shriners’ Parade. (5-7-52)
0050 Shriners’ Parade, Las Vegas downtown—honor guard. (5-7-52)
0051 Shriners’ Parade, downtown Las Vegas. (5-7-52) Drummers in full regalia.
0052 Shriners’ Parade, Las Vegas. (5-7-52) Some of the members riding mules.(donkeys?)
0053 Twin Lakes—Las Vegas, Nevada. Swimming pool. (9-52)
0054 Twin Lakes—Las Vegas, Nevada. One of the cabins. (1952)
Mount Charleston and Red Rock
0055 Mount Charleston. (Nevada)
0056 Snow at Mount Charleston Lodge. (Nevada) (1952)
0057 Road to Mount Charleston Lodge. (Nevada)
0058 Ski run at Mount Charleston (Nevada). (1952)
0059 Mount Charleston (Nevada) covered with snow.
0060 Red Rock Recreational Area (near Las Vegas, Nevada).
0061 Desert around Red Rock Recreational Area (near Las Vegas, Nev.)
0062 Red Rock Recreational Area—mountains and surrounding prairie--near
0063 Red Rock Recreational Area near Las Vegas.
Hoover Dam, Lake Mead
0064 Hoover Dam. (1952)
0065 Hoover Dam—shows the power stations. (1952)
0066 Arizona side of Hoover Dam. (1952)
0067 Lake Mead. (Nevada)
0068 Petroglyphs at the Valley of Fire.
0069 Petroglyphs at the Valley of Fire (Nevada).
0070 Rhyolite ghost town. Mines in the mountains. (1951)
0071 Rhyolite, Nevada. Ghost town, showing remains of the hotel. (1951)
0072 Remnants of train depot in ghost town—Rhyolite, Nevada. (1951)
0073 The last of the bank in the ghost town of Rhyolite, Nevada. (1951)
0074 Ghost town of Rhyolite, Nevada. Portions of a store are still standing. (1951)
0075 Famous Bottle House in Rhyolite, Nevada. (1951)
0076 Group of entertainers called “Polly Possum, Joe Wolverton and the Dogpatch County Band” performing at the Golden Nugget Saloon in downtown Las Vegas. (n.d.—maybe 1950s)
0077 Possibly the same band as the one pictured in photo #0076 with some different musicians. (n.d.—possibly 1950s) Performing in the Golden Nugget Saloon in downtown Las Vegas.
*** See also: Photo Album #82-86 JOHN C. OLSEN.