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Press release regarding the reclassification code of the motion picture "The Outlaw"

Date

1949-10-10

Description

Press release briefly describes Howard Hughes agreement with the National Legion of Decency to change their "Condemned" classification of his film "The Outlaw" to a "B" classification ("Morally Objectionable In Part For All").

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Press release announcing Howard Hughes' purchase of the Sands Hotel

Date

1967-07-24

Description

Press release quoting Bob Paige announcing Howard Hughes' acquistion of the Sands Hotel in Las Vegas.

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Press release captioned "Army Air Force Planes Salute Howard Hughes"

Date

1946-08-01

Description

Press release describes Army Air Forces circling over Good Samaritan Hospital in Los Angeles to salute Howard Hughes, who was recovering the from the crash of his XF-11 aircraft. Contains texts of telegrams to Hughes from Army Air Forces Commanding General Carl Spaatz and Twelfth Air Force Brigadier General John P. Doyle.

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Programs and meeting minutes from the Holocaust Survivors' Group and Yom Hashoah events, 2003-2011

Date

2003 to 2011

Archival Collection

Description

This group of documents from the Holocaust Survivors' Group of Southern Nevada includes meeting minutes, programs from Yom Hashoah events, and Holocaust Education Conference.

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Transcript of bus tour of "Jewish Las Vegas" by Temple Beth Sholom, May 17, 2015

Date

2015-05-17

Description

Temple Beth Sholom organized and led a bus tour of parts of Las Vegas that are significant in local Jewish history. Stops on the tour included Woodlawn Cemetery and the former Temple Beth Sholom campus on Oakey Boulevard. Narrator Arlene Blut gives the overview of the Jewish community, and Rabbi Felipe Goodman talks to tour participants at the cemetery. Former Las Vegas mayor Oscar Goodman speaks at the old synagogue along with Josh Abbey, whose mother created the stained glass windows at the temple.

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T-68 Donald Clark Collection. Series 2. Black Community Issues, 1953-1972. Box 1, Folder 15: Las Vegas Housing Discrimination, 1959-1967

Date

1959 (year uncertain) to 1967 (year uncertain)

Archival Collection

Description

Series 2. Black Community Issues, 1953-1972. Box 1, Folder 15: Las Vegas Housing Discrimination, 1959-1967.

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T-68 Donald Clark Collection. Series 2. Black Community Issues, 1953-1972. Box 1, Folder 17: National Black Political Convention, 1972

Date

1972

Archival Collection

Description

Series 2. Black Community Issues, 1953-1972. Box 1, Folder 17: National Black Political Convention, 1972.

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T-68 Donald Clark Collection. Series 2. Black Community Issues, 1953-1972. Box 1, Folder 18: Nevada Civil Rights, 1960-1972

Date

1960 (year uncertain) to 1972 (year uncertain)

Archival Collection

Description

Series 2. Black Community Issues, 1953-1972. Box 1, Folder 18: Nevada Civil Rights, 1960-1972.

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Jewish Federation of Las Vegas Community Study, 1995

Date

1995 to 1996

Archival Collection

Description

This study was conducted in 1995 when an "estimated 55,600 Jews live[d] in 29,100 Jewish households in the Las Vegas area. An additional 11,200 plus non-Jewish persons live[d] in these households, for a total of 66,900 people living in Jewish Las Vegas households."

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Book, The Marshall Plan, by Jack Sheehan, 2013

Date

2013

Description

Art Marshall is one of the founders of the Marshall-Rousso chain of women's dress shops that started in casinos in Las Vegas. He is also a banker, a member of the Nevada Gaming Commission, is active in the Anti-Defamation League and the Jewish Federation of Las Vegas, is an art collector, and is a philanthopist, especially for Jewish faith-based causes and for the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

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