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Wilbur Clark's Las Vegas, Nevada business photographs, 1943-1975

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Wilbur Clark's Las Vegas, Nevada business photographs depict Wilbur Clark's businesses in Las Vegas, including the Desert Inn and meetings with other prominent Nevada figures, from 1943 to 1975. The photographs include the celebration of the Desert Inn's first anniversary and Wilbur Clark's 48th birthday party held at the Desert Inn. The photographs also depict Clark meeting with numerous individuals, including politicians such as President Harry Truman, Tennessee Governor Frank Clement, Speaker of the House of Representatives Sam Rayburn, and former First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt; entertainers such as Liberace and Elvis Presley; and Nevada governors Charles Russell and Vail Pittman. The photographs also document the CBS television show hosted at Wilbur and Toni Clark's house. The items described include photographic prints and negatives; items listed are photographic prints unless otherwise specified.




2.5 Linear Feet (14 hanging folders, 1 flat file, and 1 shared box of negatives)
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Collection Number: PH-00302
Collection Name: Toni and Wilbur Clark Photographs
Box/Folder: N/A


Materials remain in original order.