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Transcript of interview with Carey Burke by Drew Casale, February 23, 1980







Drew Casale interviews Carey Burke (b. 1936 in Columbus, Ohio) about his experience living in Nevada. Burke discusses moving to Henderson, Nevada with his family at a young age and eventually living in Las Vegas. Burke also discusses some the occupations he held, including his profession at the time as a passenger service agent for an airline company. He then talks about McCarran Airport and the various airlines in existence over time before talking about the development of the Downtown and Strip areas over time. The interview concludes with Burke describing his casino gaming chip collection, a hobby that evolved from an earlier hobby of coin collecting.

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Carey Burke oral history interview, 1980 February 23. OH-00298. [Transcript]. Oral History Research Center, Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.


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