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Madeline Taylor Knighten oral history interview (OH-01036)

Abstract

Oral history interviews with Madeline Taylor Knighten conducted by Blanche Uehling on September 17, 1974 for American Association of University Women Boulder City Branch and the UNLV University Libraries Oral History Collection. In this interview, Knighten discusses her life in Boulder City, Nevada in the 1930s and the construction of Hoover Dam. She remembers the Six Companies, Inc. housing, stores, and Boulder City manager Sims Ely. Lastly, Knighten talks about early businesses and the first church in Boulder City.

Finding Aid - PDF
Date
1974-09-17
Extent
2 digital_files (0.092 GB) MP3
Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Where use copies do not exist, production of use copies is required before access will be granted; this may delay research requests. Advanced notice is required.

Conditions Governing Use

Materials in this collection may be protected by copyrights and other rights. See Reproductions and Use on the UNLV Special Collections and Archives website for more information about reproductions and permissions to publish. Some transcripts do not exist in final form, therefore any editing marks in a transcript (deletions, additions, corrections) are to be quoted as marked.

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Scope and Contents

Oral history interviews with Madeline Taylor Knighten conducted by Blanche Uehling on September 17, 1974 for American Association of University Women Boulder City Branch and the UNLV University Libraries Oral History Collection. In this interview, Knighten discusses her life in Boulder City, Nevada in the 1930s and the construction of Hoover Dam. She remembers the Six Companies, Inc. housing, stores, and Boulder City manager Sims Ely. Lastly, Knighten talks about early businesses and the first church in Boulder City. Digital audio available; no transcript available.

Existence and Location of Copies

A bound transcript is available for use in UNLV Libraries Special Collections and Archives. See call number: TC557.5.H6 K56x 1974

Preferred Citation

Madeline Taylor Knighten oral history interview, 1974 September 17. OH-01036. [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::OH01036
Immediate Source of Acquisition

This interview was conducted and transcribed 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. The audio cassette(s) for this interview have been reformatted by an external vendor into a digital format. MP3 files of the audio are available for research use. The audio has been minimally reviewed and all readily available information has been included in the description.

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