0033 Men pouring roof on new airport building—McCarran Airport, Las Vegas, Nevada. (1963)
0034 McCarran Airport—Las Vegas—1963—air view.
0035 New airport building under construction—McCarran Airport, Las Vegas. (1963)
0036 Picture of new airport building under construction—two men working on roof. McCarran Airport. (1963)
0037 Air view—McCarran Airport—Las Vegas. (1963)
0038 West Heights—and Wonder World Shopping Center—Las Vegas. (1963) Air view.
0039 American Potash and Chemical Corporation, Henderson, Nevada. (1963)
0040 Air view of the plants in Henderson, Nevada. (1963) (Including American Potash)
0041 Air view of homes in North Las Vegas—25th street and Owens. (1963)
0042 Aerial photo of downtown Las Vegas—looking east from the Union Pacific Railroad Depot. (1963)
0043 Air view of downtown Las Vegas—looking northeast. (1963) Railroad depot and tracks in bottom left of photo.
0044 Construction work on the Stardust Hotel—Las Vegas. (1963)
Las Vegas Casinos/Hotels
0045 Two views of Circus Circus Hotel and Casino—Las Vegas. (Credit: Las Vegas News Bureau) Top photo shows the property when it first
opened in 1968. The bottom photo shows the expanded property as it looked in 1986.
0055 Artist’s rendering of the Desert Inn and Country Club façade after the completion of a 14-story high-rise tower. Slated to be
completed in 1978.
0056 Mamchen’s Deli Tower in the Las Vegas Hilton, part of its expansion. It overlooks the main casino. (c. 1970s?) (Credit: LV News
0057 New Keno Lounge in the expanded Las Vegas Hilton. (c. 1970s) (Credit: LV News Bureau)
0058 Partial view of the Las Vegas Strip looking northeast. (c. 1966) Good view from the air of the Sahara and Riviera Hotels.
(Credit: LV News Bureau)
0059 Partial view of the Las Vegas Strip—c. 1963. Flamingo Hotel in foreground. (Credit: Las Vegas News Bureau)
0060 Air view of a portion of the Las Vegas Strip, looking northeast. Good view of the Desert Inn. Landmark Hotel in background. (c.
1964) (Credit: Las Vegas News Bureau)
0061 Las Vegas Hilton Hotel—c. 1975. At that time it was the largest resort and convention complex in the world. (Credit: LV News
0062 Luxurious guest room in the Las Vegas Hilton. (c. 1974-75)
0063 Robata Yaki, one of five restaurants located in the Las Vegas Hilton’s Benihana Village. (c. 1974-75)
0064 The newly-remodeled coffee shop—the Market Plaza—in the Las Vegas Hilton. (c. 1974-75)
0065 Vestal Virgin Room (cocktail lounge) in the Las Vegas Hilton. (c. 1974-75)
0066 Largest truss in the world being installed during the Aladdin Hotel’s $10 million construction of the Theatre for the Performing
Arts. (2-28-76) (Credit: LV News Bureau)
0067 Gamblers playing in the swimming pool—Sands Hotel. (c. 1950s) (Credit: Las Vegas News Bureau)
0068 Sign at the Club Bingo—Las Vegas. (late 1940s) Night view.
0069 Huge statue of an apatosaurus (dinosaur) being lowered to its new home on the Tropicana Hotel’s “Island of Las Vegas”. It was later
moved to the Las Vegas Museum of Natural History. (1986) (Credit: LV News Bureau)
0070 Blinko, resident clown of Circus Circus Hotel/Casino, stands in front of hotel’s sign. Letting passers-by know that it was National
Clown Week. (no date)
0071 Tropical lagoon pool at Landmark Hotel, Las Vegas. (c. 1969 or later)
0072 Landmark Hotel—Las Vegas, Nevada. This photo released after Howard Hughes’ purchase of the hotel in 1969.
0073 Flamingo Hilton, Las Vegas. (c. 1980s?) Taken after completion of the sixth tower.
0074 The original Flamingo Hotel after the opening in 1946. Bugsy Siegel was the owner of the resort on Highway 91 heading to Los
0075 Flamingo Hotel—Las Vegas. (c. 1960s)
0076 Flamingo Hotel and pool—c. 1940s. (Shown is the back of the property.)
0077 Color photo of Sam’s Town Casino Hotel—Boulder Highway. Las Vegas, Nev. (no date)
0105 Jimmy Hoffa at left with his party at the opening of Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. (1966)
0106 Aladdin Casino manager Nate Glassman and “Jeanie girl” Karen Cardinali at the “topping out” ceremony. The 20-story tower was capped
off (final bucket of cement poured). Dec. 3, 1975.
0107 “Jeanie” (Karen Cardinali) and Murray Hertz, local Las Vegas TV personality. Occasion was a champagne ceremony celebrating the
pouring of the last bucket of cement for the Aladdin Hotel’s new tower, (Dec. 3, 1975)
0108 PR Director Lee Fisher and “Jeanie Girl” Karen Cardinali at the Aladdin’s “Top Out”—December 3, 1975. (See photos #0106 and 0107)
0109 General “Zack” Taylor and Karen Cardinali—the Aladdin’s “Top-Out”—December 3, 1975. (See photos #0106 and 01
0110 Percy Villa (“panorama Magazine”) and “Jeanie” (Karen Cardinali) at the Aladdin Hotel’s “Top-Out”—December 3, 1975. (See photos
#0106 and 0107)
0111 Dancer in Egyptian scene in “Casino de Paris” show—Dunes Hotel. (c. 1975?)
0112 Tallest showgirl in Las Vegas, Sonja Lubbers, 6’2.5” in the Folies Bergere at the Tropicana Resort and Casino. She is adjusting
the tie of the show’s shortest boy dancer, Bo Ramos. (August 1986) (Credit: LV News Bureau)
0113 (COLOR TRANSPARENCY ONLY) Group of gamblers playing roulette. (c. 1940s-50s) (Credit: Desert Sea News Bureau)