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Transcript of interview with Robert Allen by Carlton Kelley, March 20, 1978






Carlton Kelley interviews Robert Allen (born in McAlester, Oklahoma in 1919) about his career in acting and his role in the entertainment business in Las Vegas. Allen also discusses the growth of Las Vegas, the role of mining in Southern Nevada, the work of instrumental political figures, the role of the gaming industry, the availability of other recreational activities, the modes of transportation available to locals, the various actors and television or movie productions in which he was involved, and the various dining options for Las Vegas locals.

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Interview with Robert Allen, 1978 March 20. OH-00021. [Transcript]. Oral History Research Center, Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada


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