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Video Interview with Melvin Sanders at Vegas PBS, April 1, 2013

Date

2013-04-01

Description

Melvin Sanders talks about growing up on the Westside as the son of a pastor/auto detailing business owner. He recalls tensions and the joy of his upbringing during the 1960s. He tells a story about working for State Gaming Board at age 16, going to college on a football scholarship, and an encounter with Sonny Liston. Sanders and his brothers inherited his father's auto detailing business.

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Videos, "Welcome to Temple Beth Am," circa 2003

Date

2002 to 2004

Description

Videos included as part of an interactive "Welcome to Temple Beth Am" CD.

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Video of interview with Carolyn and Oscar Goodman, Las Vegas (Nev.), October 18, 2014

Date

2014-10-18

Description

Carolyn and Oscar Goodman discuss their early lives, moving to Las Vegas, their definition of "community" in Las Vegas, early careers, and current Downtown economy in an interview at UNLV's Lied Library in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Video, Congregation Ner Tamid oral history roundtable, September 21, 2016

Date

2016-09-21

Description

Rabbi Sanford Akselrad, Gerald Gordon, Bob Unger, David Wasserman, Renee Diamond and Gilbert Shaw discuss the founding of Congregation Ner Tamid in 1974. It became the first Reform synagogue in Las Vegas. The conversation includes discussion about the first meeting, the move into the current location, and the hiring of Rabbi Akselrad.

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Video of interview with Arthur "Art" Marshall by Claytee D. White, February 11, 2014

Date

2014-02-11

Description

Arthur "Art" Marshall discusses early life in Las Vegas, the financing of Las Vegas casinos, and his involvement in the Jewish community.

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Videos, Growing up Jewish in Las Vegas panel discussions, January and February 2016

Date

2016-01-31
2016-02-28

Description

Barbara Tabach interviews Jewish Las Vegas residents at two seperate panel events held in the Goldfield Room in Lied Library on the University of Nevada, Las Vegas campus. Roundtable participants on January 31, 2016 are Lori Chenin-Frankl, Lizzie Fuchs, Nancy Katz, Bill Mason, and Daryl Morris. Participants on February 28, 2016 are David Cherry, Michelle Dahan, Cara Goodman, Jessica Hutchings, Heather Klein, and Marty Weinberg. Recorded by Vegas PBS.

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Video, Temple Sinai oral history roundtable, April 26, 2016

Date

2016-04-26

Description

Oral history roundtable video with members of Temple Sinai: Jack Kaufman, Meera Kagemai, Sue Rhodes, Amy Stein and Jeff Klein. The participants discuss the creation of Temple Sinai from the merger of Temple Beth Am and Adat Ari El Congregation, and their experiences serving on the board of directors of the temple.

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Mary Eaton discusses the Six Companies Store: interview video clip

Date

unspecified year in XXXX

Description

Mary Eaton discusses the Six Companies Store

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Mary Eaton explains how families dealt with the high temperatures: interview video clip

Date

unspecified year in XXXX

Description

Mary Eaton explains how families dealt with the temperatures

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Marion Allen gives his view on Block 16 and Anderson Mess Hall: interview video clip

Date

unspecified year in XXXX

Description

Marion Allen gives view on Block 16 and Anderson Mess Hall

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