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Transcript of interview with Gail and Donna Andress by Claytee White, November 26, 2008



The memories and recollections of Gail and Donna Hanley Andress provide a rare and fascinating look at the early days of Las Vegas. They arrived in the early 1930s and, except for relocations due to military service in World War Two, remained active citizens of the town until retiring to Nelson, Nevada, in 1987. Gail's careers spanned a number of occupations, from car dealerships to construction work, and Donna volunteered to serve in a number of community organizations, principally the Service League, the forerunner of the Junior League of Las Vegas. They insist that Nelson is not far from Las Vegas and have remained interested and supportive of many projects in both communities.
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Gail and Donna Andress oral history interview, 2008 November 26. OH-00092. [Transcript]. Oral History Research Center, Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

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An Interview with Gail and Donna Andress An Oral History Conducted by Claytee D. White and Sharon Nelson Oral History Research Center at UNLV Libraries Junior League of Las Vegas 2010 © The Junior League of Las Vegas, Incorporated Produced by: Th