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Gellman Family Photograph Collection on the Flamingo Hotel

Identifier

PH-00137

Abstract

The Gellman Family Photograph Collection on the Flamingo Hotel (approximately 1946-1950, 2009) contains photographs of the Gellman family at the Flamingo Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada during the mid-to-late 1940s. The Gellman family owned a pharmacy that was located in the Flamingo Hotel. Other materials in this collection include two postcards of the Flamingo Hotel and one Fred Harvey Hotel Locations (California to Kansas) postcard. Also included is a newspaper clipping of the "House That Bugsy Built" article from the Las Vegas Review-Journal from 2009.

Archival Collection

UNLV Libraries Collection of 1983 Hoover Dam Overflow Photographs

Identifier

PH-00438

Abstract

The UNLV Libraries Collection of 1983 Hoover Dam Overflow Photographs is a series of color photographs that document the historic water overflow at Hoover Dam as seen from the Arizona side of the dam. Taken in August of 1983, this overflow marked the first time the spillways were used during a flood. The spillways were previously tested once in 1941 after the dam was initially filled.

Archival Collection

Northern Nevada Neon Photograph Collection

Identifier

PH-00439

Abstract

The Northern Nevada Neon Photograph Collection (1913-2010) is comprised of photographs of neon signs located mainly in northern Nevada cities and towns, including Elko, Ely, Carson City, Hawthorne, Reno, and Winnemucca. The collection consists of both digitized and born-digital photographs from multiple institutions and were gathered as part of a joint grant project.

Archival Collection

Nevada Consolidated Copper Company Photograph Albums

Identifier

PH-00441

Abstract

The Nevada Consolidated Copper Company Photograph Albums (1906-1907) contain two photograph albums from the mining company's chief engineer's office. The photograph albums include cyanotype and black-and-white photographs depicting the construction of the smelting plant, equipment, railroad, and landscape of Ruth, Nevada.

Archival Collection

Scott Henry Photographs of the Las Vegas, Nevada Latinx Community

Identifier

PH-00442

Abstract

The Scott Henry Photographs of the Las Vegas, Latinx Community (approximately 1983-2000) consist of 42 photographic prints depicting members of the Latinx community in Las Vegas, Nevada. Thirty-eight of the prints were used as part of a collaborative project between Scott Henry, photographer and editor for the Las Vegas Review-Journal, and Thomas Rodriguez, a prominent member of the Latinx community in Las Vegas, for an exhibit of the Las Vegas Latinx community. Henry and Rodriguez together planned who to photograph for the exhibit. The photographs demonstrate the impact that the Latinx community has on the region's political, economic, and social growth and development. A number of the photographs show early members of the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), including John Mendoza, Delia Martinez, Tom Rodriguez, Bob Agonia, Corrine Gutierrez, Nick Flores, Grace Salazar, and Gus Ramos.

Archival Collection

Donald Schuyler Jr. Photograph Collection

Identifier

PH-00038

Abstract

The Donald Schuyler Jr. Photograph Collection (1889-2005) contains photographic prints of Donald Schuyler Sr. and his wife, Freda Schuyler, at various events and places around Las Vegas, Nevada. Some of the images also include members of the Cahlan and Ullom families, noteably A. E. Cahlan and his wife, Ruth, who were prolific Las Vegan authors. The majority of items in this collection are digital surrogates.

Archival Collection

Las Vegas News Bureau Photograph Collection

Identifier

PH-00049

Abstract

The Las Vegas News Bureau Photograph Collection consists of black-and-white and color photographic prints, negatives, and slides depicting Las Vegas, Nevada from approximately 1940 to 1989. The images primarily depict hotels on the Strip in Las Vegas, Nevada, including Caesars Palace Las Vegas Hotel and Casino, the Flamingo Hotel & Casino, and the Desert Inn Hotel and Casino. Also included are images of the convention center in Las Vegas and Cashman Field, as well images of entertainers performing on the Las Vegas Strip. The collection consists entirely of photographic reproductions.

Archival Collection

Inter-Tribal Council of Nevada Photograph Collection

Identifier

PH-00081

Abstract

The Inter-Tribal Council of Nevada Photograph Collection (approximately 1970-1979) consists of laminated black-and-white photographic reproductions that depict various Native American tribal groups in Nevada from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The Northern Paiute, Southern Paiute, Shoshone, and Washoe tribes are represented in the collection. The images depict individuals attending Indian Day School, posing with items they crafted, and going about daily life. All items in this collection are reproductions provided by the Nevada Historical Society and the Inter-Tribal Council of Nevada.

Archival Collection

Lloyd Gill Photograph Collection

Identifier

PH-00083

Abstract

The Lloyd Gill Photograph Collection (1979) consists of reproduction black-and-white photographic prints and negatives of images Gill took in Las Vegas, Nevada from approximately 1960 to 1969. The images depict black residents' experiences at Las Vegas hotels, casinos, and nightclubs in the predominantly black West Las Vegas. Locations include the Carver House Hotel and Casino, the El Rio Club, Town Tavern, the Cove Hotel, and the Brown Derby Club.

Archival Collection

Bruce Carlson Photograph Collection

Identifier

PH-00091

Abstract

The Bruce Carlson Photograph Collection (approximately 2000-2009) consists of digital reproductions of Francis and Neeley family photographs taken during the early 1900s throughout Southern Nevada. Notable locations include Pioche, Eagle Valley, and Spring Valley, Nevada. This collection consists entirely of digital surrogates.

Archival Collection