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Michael S. Mack Papers (MS-00736)

Abstract

The Michael S. Mack papers (approximately 1940s-1950s, undated) consist of photographs and documents related to the early Jewish community of Las Vegas, Nevada. Group photographs depict the Mack family and the Las Vegas Jewish community at events during the 1940s and 1950s, when the Las Vegas Jewish Community Center was the main Jewish organization in town. Individuals in the photographs were identified by Michael Mack. The collection includes documents written by Michael Mack that describe the early Las Vegas Jewish community and the history of his father and uncles, Louis, Nathan, and Harry Mack. The documents also list the names of Jewish individuals and businesses in Las Vegas.

Finding Aid - PDF
Date
approximately 1940s-1950s and undated
Extent
0.1 Linear Feet (2 folders (shared box))
2 digital_files (0.295 GB) PDF
Resource Type
Papers
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Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

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.

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Scope and Contents

The Michael S. Mack papers (approximately 1940s-1950s, undated) consist of photographs and documents related to the early Jewish community of Las Vegas, Nevada. Group photographs depict the Mack family and the Las Vegas Jewish community at events during the 1940s and 1950s, when the Las Vegas Jewish Community Center was the main Jewish organization in town. Individuals in the photographs were identified by Michael Mack. The collection includes documents written by Michael Mack that describe the early Las Vegas Jewish community and the history of his father and uncles, Louis, Nathan, and Harry Mack. The documents also list the names of Jewish individuals and businesses in Las Vegas and are available as digital files.

Biographical / Historical Note

Michael S. Mack is a realtor in Las Vegas, Nevada, where he has lived for most of his life. He was born June 6, 1937 in Los Angeles, California to Louis and Lucille Mack. His family, along with his uncles, Nathan and Harry Mack, moved to Las Vegas, Nevada in 1937, where they were founders of the Las Vegas Jewish community. Mack grew up in Las Vegas and graduated from Las Vegas High School in 1955. He married Arlene Mack (maiden name unknown) in 1962 and has two children, Steven and Kevin Mack.

Arrangement

Materials are arranged chronologically.

Preferred Citation

Michael S. Mack Papers, approximately 1940s-1950s, and undated. MS-00736. Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

EAD ID
US::NVLN::MS00736
Immediate Source of Acquisition

Materials were donated in 2015 by Michael S. Mack; accession number 2015-074.

Processing Information

Materials were processed by Emily Lapworth in 2015.

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