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Jennifer and Robert Lewis oral history interview (OH-02933)

Abstract

Oral history interview with Jennifer and Robert Lewis conducted by Stefani Evans and Claytee D. White on January 09, 2017 for the Building Las Vegas Oral History Project. In this interview, Robert discusses his early life in Claremont, California. He recalls the establishment of their family business, Lewis Homes, building homes near Nellis Air Force Base, and the formation of the Southern Nevada Water Authority. Jennifer discusses her early interest in real estate,and her involvement with the Southern Nevada Home Builders Association, the Nevada Home Builders Association, and the Nevada Development Authority. Jennifer and Robert talk about the growth of Lewis Homes, and their decision to sell Lewis Homes to KB Homes in 1999. Lastly, Jennifer and Robert talk about the future of their company, Lewis Management.

Finding Aid - PDF
Date
2017-01-09
Extent
4 digital_files (0.191 GB) MP3, JPG
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Scope and Contents

Oral history interview with Jennifer and Robert Lewis conducted by Stefani Evans and Claytee D. White on January 09, 2017 for the Building Las Vegas Oral History Project. In this interview, Robert discusses his early life in Claremont, California. He recalls the establishment of their family business, Lewis Homes, building homes near Nellis Air Force Base, and the formation of the Southern Nevada Water Authority. Jennifer discusses her early interest in real estate,and her involvement with the Southern Nevada Home Builders Association, the Nevada Home Builders Association, and the Nevada Development Authority. Jennifer and Robert talk about the growth of Lewis Homes, and their decision to sell Lewis Homes to KB Homes in 1999. Lastly, Jennifer and Robert talk about the future of their company, Lewis Management. Digital audio available; no transcript available.

Preferred Citation

Jennifer and Robert Lewis oral history interview, 2017 January 09. OH-02933. [Cite format consulted: Audio recording or Transcript.] Oral History Research Center, Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

EAD ID
US::NvLN::OH02933
Immediate Source of Acquisition

This interview was conducted by the Oral History Research Center (OHRC) which is part of the UNLV University Libraries Special Collections and Archives Division.

Processing Information

Interview materials were processed by UNLV Libraries Special Collections and Archives in 2017. Miguel Dominguez wrote the collection description. Access copies were created for born-digital audio and/or transcript files.The audio has been minimally reviewed and all readily available information has been included in the description.

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