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Spencer and Georgia Hanna Butterfield Photograph Collection

Identifier
PH-00077
Abstract

The Spencer and Georgia Hanna Butterfield Photograph Collection (approximately 1900-1978) consists of black-and-white photographic prints and negatives of the Hanna and Butterfield families. It also contains images of early and prominent residents of Las Vegas, Nevada such as James Cashman Sr., Las Vegas Chamber of Congress members, Union Pacific Railroad president George Ashby, and many other notable persons from early Las Vegas. The collection also includes photographs taken in Elko County, Nevada, the Hoover Dam, and other Las Vegas area images.

Archival Collection

Ikonen Family Photograph Collection

Identifier
PH-00078
Abstract

The Ikonen Family Photograph Collection (approximately 1913-1978) is comprised of six black-and-white photographic prints and four photographic postcards with annotations from Irene Nikkenen, all of which depict the Ikonen family in Goldfield and Round Mountain, Nevada.

Archival Collection

Alice Brown Photograph Collection

Identifier
PH-00079
Abstract

The Alice Brown Photograph Collection (approximately 1920-1950) consists of black-and-white and color postcards and photographic prints, with some corresponding negatives and slides. Frasher's Fotos, a Pomona, California business, printed the majority of the postcards that illustrate locations in and around Rhyolite, Nevada and Death Valley, California.

Archival Collection

Betty Lewis Postcard Collection

Identifier
PH-00080
Abstract

The Betty Lewis Postcard Collection (approximately 1907-1929) consists of postcards and photographic slides. The items depict Goldfield, Palisade Canyon, and Tonopah, Nevada homes, trains, and hotels.

Archival Collection

Ward Lindquist Photograph Collection on Lake Mead

Identifier
PH-00084
Abstract

The Ward Lindquist Photograph Collection on Lake Mead (approximately 1945-1956) contains black-and-white photographic prints and negatives primarily from Hoover Dam and Lake Mead, both located in both Arizona and Nevada. The images depict recreational activities at Lake Mead, namely fishing, swimming, boating, and camping. The remaining images depict the exterior and interior of Hoover Dam, as well as nature and wildlife in southern Nevada.

Archival Collection

Woodrow Wilson Photograph Collection

Identifier
PH-00085
Abstract

The Woodrow Wilson Photograph Collection consists of black-and-white photographic prints and negatives. The images depict black elected government leaders attending the first Conference of Black Elected Officials held in Washington, D.C. in September 1969. Of particular interest are images of Nevada's first black state legislator, Woodrow Wilson; Georgia state representative, Julian Bond; and President Richard Nixon.

Archival Collection

Las Vegas-Clark County Library District Photograph Collection

Identifier
PH-00086
Abstract

The Las Vegas-Clark County Library District Photograph Collection (approximately 1970-1979) consists of black-and-white and color photographic prints and some corresponding negatives. The images portray exterior and interior views of Southern Nevada libraries, including Las Vegas-Clark County public libraries, the Boulder City, Nevada Public Library, and the Henderson, Nevada Public Library on Water Street. Also included are images of building murals, ribbon cutting ceremonies, and patrons at Las Vegas, Nevada public libraries, as well as trailers serving as libraries and bookmobiles in Las Vegas.

Archival Collection

Reverend Donald M. Clark Photograph Collection

Identifier
PH-00087
Abstract

The Reverend Donald M. Clark Photograph Collection (approximately 1965-1978) is comprised of black-and-white photographic prints and negatives. The bulk of the images portray Reverend Clark’s work with black communities in Las Vegas, Nevada and the Lake Tahoe area. Additional images depict Reverend Clark with various prominent individuals in the civil rights movement, including boxer Joe Frazier and American gospel singer Mahalia Jackson.

Archival Collection

Billie Milton Grace Photograph Collection

Identifier
PH-00088
Abstract

The Billie Milton Grace Photograph Collection, approximately 1948 to 1960, consists of twenty black-and-white photographic prints and negatives depicting images of downtown Las Vegas, Nevada, the annual Helldorado Parade, the Marion Hicks family, local labor union dinners, Thunderbird Hotel employees, and various hotels and casinos.

Archival Collection

Verna Mortensen Photograph Collection

Identifier
PH-00089
Abstract

The Verna Mortensen Photograph Collection (approximately 1960-1679) is comprised of eight photographic prints that depict Fremont Street in Las Vegas, Nevada and ferries on the Colorado River in Nevada.

Archival Collection