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Photo Collections Record

Maurine and Fred Wilson Photographs

Extent: 9.9 Linear Feet 28 hanging folders, 1 shared binder of slides, 1 shared box of negatives, 4 flat files, and 3 boxes
Location: A 3.12.4, PC 01:D, PC 02:A, PC Negatives Box 03, PC Slides Binder 01, RS 1.7.1, RS 1.7.2, MC MS 01:A

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Fred and Maurine Wilson Collection, 1916-1980. MS-00012. Special Collections, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

Collection Contents:
The Fred and Maurine Wilson Photographs depict the Wilson Family, events, and locations in Las Vegas, Nevada and the Southwestern United States from approximately 1860 to 1990. The photographs primarily depict early Las Vegas, including the Mormon Fort and Kiel Ranch; mines, towns, and railroads in Southern Nevada; the construction and planning of the Hoover (Boulder) Dam on the Colorado River; and the Wilson Family. The photographs also include prominent Las Vegas families such as the Park Family, aerial photographs of the city, landmarks on Fremont Street and downtown Las Vegas, and desert landscapes.