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Photo Collections Record

PH-00310
Oran K. Gragson Photographs

Extent: 0.2 Linear Feet (2 hanging folders and 1 shared box of negatives)
Location: Photo Cabinet 11:C, Photo Collection Negatives Box 19

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Related Materials:
Oran K. Gragson Papers, 1959-1988. MS-00170. Special Collections, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

Gragson, Oran. Interview, December 25, 1972. OH-00709. Oral History Research Center, Special Collections, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.


Collection Contents:
The Oran K. Gragson Photographs depict Las Vegas, Nevada mayor and businessperson Oran K. Gragson from 1957 to 1981. The photographs primarily depict Gragson at political events with his wife Bonnie and other politicians such as U.S. senators Howard Cannon and Alan Bible, and Nevada Governor Paul Laxalt. The photographs also depict Gragson at groundbreaking ceremonies, Nellis Air Force Base, Las Vegas hotels and casinos, the mayor’s office, ribbon-cutting ceremonies, and with performers such as Wayne Newton, Sammy Davis Jr., and Lawrence Welk.