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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.