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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

Lena Hammond Photograph Collection

Identifier

PH-00115

Abstract

The Lena Hammond Photograph Collection (approximately 1910-1959) consists of black-and-white and color photographic prints, negatives, and slides. The images primarily depict the Hammond family in Goldfield, Nevada. Other images portray street scenes and aerials of Southern Nevada and California mining cities.

Archival Collection

Dorothy Dorothy Photograph Collection

Identifier

PH-00131

Abstract

The Dorothy Dorothy Photograph Collection (approximately 1910-1985) consists of black-and-white photographic prints and negatives as well as colored transparencies of Dorothy Dorothy. Included are photographs of campaigns, meetings, and banquets with various local and federal politicians. Also included are photographs of her husband, Dale Dorothy, and their ranch in Pahrump, Nevada.

Archival Collection

Morgan Sweeney Photograph Collection

Identifier

PH-00228

Abstract

The Morgan Sweeney Photograph Collection (approximately 1922-1969) consists of black-and-white photographic prints of Boulder City, Nevada, and Lake Mead and Hoover Dam areas, located on the border between Arizona and Nevada. The images depict the interior, exterior, and construction stages of Hoover Dam (Boulder Dam). There is also an aerial photograph of Boulder City, Nevada.

Archival Collection

Navy Mothers' Club Photograph Collection

Identifier

PH-00307

Abstract

The Navy Mothers' Club Photograph Collection is comprised of two black-and-white photographic prints depicting the 16th annual Navy Mothers' Clubs of America conference in Los Angeles, California that the Nevada Mothers' Club members attended on July 26-31, 1954.

Archival Collection

Chester Longwell Photograph Collection

Identifier

PH-00311

Abstract

The Chester Longwell Photograph Collection consists of 608 black-and-white photographic prints dating from approximately 1910 to 1930. The images primarily depict the Longwell family's excursions in the Southern Nevada region, primarily to Mount Charleston, Nevada. Also included are images of Southern Nevada mines and mining towns, as well as Pubelo Grande de Nevada, the Lost City. The remaining images depict geological formations and features, as well as forestry and nature scenes in Nevada and Arizona.

Archival Collection