Photo Collections Record
Ralph Roske Photograph CollectionExtent:
2.9 Linear Feet (2 hanging folders, 1 shared box of negatives, 3 over sized folders)
PC 09:B, PC Negatives Box 16, MC MS 01:F
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The Ralph Roske Photographs (approximately 1917-1989) depict life in rural Southern Nevada and newspaper clippings from the Goodsprings Gazette. The collection consists of thirty-five images dated from 1917 to 1989. The images consist of unidentified Nevadans, Las Vegas landmarks, and members of the McAllister family in Carraca, Nevada.
0001 First State Bank, First and Fremont Streets, was build in 1906. (It remained standing until 1957 when it was razed to make way for a casino.)
0002 Fremont Street, c. 1930's. (Note Boulder Club and Union Labor Temple on second floor of the Boulder Club.)
0003 Fremont Street between 7th and 8th Streets (late 1940's parade of some sort, possibly Helldorado Parade.)
0004 Aerial view of Sands Hotel on Las Vegas Strip. (December 1954)
0005 Frontier Village at Last Frontier Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada. [c. 1940's - 1950's] (OVERSIZE)
0006 Fanny's Dress Shop in Frontier Village (Last Frontier Hotel), Las Vegas, Nevada. [1940's - 1950's] (OVERSIZE)
0007 Hoover Dam under construction. (c. 1934) (OVERSIZE)
0008 Las Vegas Rotary Club. [c. 1940's]
0009 Beatty train depot. (Beatty, Nevada) April 2, 1931.
0010 McAlister child and [father?] standing near State Highway Dept. truck. [Carrara, Nevada] February 19, 1931.
0011 McAlister daughter at family home in Carrara, Nevada. (Feb. 2, 1931.)
0012 [McAlister] child with burro near Carrara, Nevada. Other two persons not identified. (c. 1931)
0013 McAlister child at home in Carrara, Nevada. (February, 1931)
0014 Carrara, Nevada wild burros.
0015 Maray Mountain
0016 Bottle House in Rhyolite, Nevada. (c. 1920's)
0017 Rhyolite Bottle House Rhyolite, Nevada. (c. 1920's) People are not identified.
0018 Main Street fire in Tonopah, Nevada (1968). Post Office still standing in photo.
0019 Main Street fire in Tonopah, Nevada 1968.
0020 Sign on the original vault, built by the Bank of California in 1864. [Virginia City, Nevada]
0021 St. Mary in the Mountains Church in Virginia City, Nevada.
0022 Photo reproduction of Goodsprings Gazette, Feb.3, 1917. (pg. 1 of 4)
0023 Photo reproduction of Goodsprings Gazette, Feb.3, 1917. (pg. 2 of 4)
0024 Photo reproduction of Goodsprings Gazette, Feb.3, 1917. (pg. 3 of 4)
0025 Photo reproduction of Goodsprings Gazette, Feb.3, 1917. (pg. 4 of 4)
0026 Unidentified woman.
0027 Unidentified man with bighorn sheep. (Probably he just killed it.)
0028 Unidentified woman.
0029 Unidentified man with animal he has killed. (Same man as in photo #253 0027.)
0030 Joseph Ira Earl. (duplicate of #0027 0008)
0031 Group of men no identification.
0032 Unidentified woman teaching school.
0033 Group of young boys sitting on steps. (No identification)
0034 USS Nevada display. (no date or location.)
0035 Pete Fabbe Tonopah, Nevada. (no date)