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Task Force for a Just and Inclusive Campus Environment Records

Identifier
UA-00085
Abstract

The Task Force for a Just and Inclusive Campus Environment Records (1997-1999) contains self-published reports by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) organization, as well as inter-organizational correspondence, meeting agenda, and meeting minutes. These records contain materials used to study and raise awareness of equality issues at the UNLV campus.

Archival Collection

Dr. Vincent Richardson oral history interview

Identifier
OH-03802
Abstract

Oral history interview with Dr. Vincent Richardson conducted by Claytee D. White on October 12, 2021 for African Americans in Las Vegas: a Collaborative Oral History Project.

Vincent Richardson talks about his childhood growing up with his grandparents in Windsor Park. He reminisces about the community, his grandmother's cooking, and his house that had fantastic views of the Las Vegas Strip. Vincent also recalls when homes in Windsor Park began sinking, and how he and other neighbors were forced to react to their unsustainable building environments. Vincent discusses earning his PhD from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and his employment history working as an Administrative Coordinator for the Clark County School District and an educator for the College of Southern Nevada.

Subjects discussed include: Annie Walker; Windsor Park; Wendell P. Williams; North Las Vegas City Hall meetings.

Archival Collection

University of Nevada, Las Vegas University Subject Files

Identifier
UA-00131
Abstract

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas University Subject Files (approximately 1960-2000) contain subject files on a wide variety of campus clubs, organizations, events, and programs. Subjects include water and the environment, disabilities, discrimination, student groups, faculty and staff resources, and more.

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UNLV University Libraries Photographs of the Development of the Las Vegas Valley, Nevada

Identifier
PH-00394
Abstract

The UNLV University Libraries Photographs of the Development of the Las Vegas Valley, Nevada (2016-2018) is comprised of digital photographs captured as part of the Special Collections and Archives Building Las Vegas project. Digital photographs shot in the Las Vegas Valley, Nevada, include color images of street scenes, neighborhoods, developments, land use, housing, flood control, parks, traffic patterns, and parts of the tourism corridor including casinos and hotels.

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Elizabeth McKillip oral history interview

Identifier
OH-01264
Abstract

Oral history interview with Elizabeth McKillip conducted by Dan Cassese on May 09, 1986 for the Ralph Roske Oral History Project on Early Las Vegas. In this interview, McKillip discusses changes in Las Vegas, Nevada. She specifically discusses growth, pollution, and the environment in Las Vegas.

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Floyd Lamb oral history interview

Identifier
OH-01055
Abstract

Oral history interview with Nevada State Senator Floyd Lamb conducted by Linda Nelson on February 01, 1972 for the Ralph Roske Oral History Project on Early Las Vegas. Lamb discusses Southern Nevada history, economy, environment, and social changes.

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David Bruce Dill oral history interview

Identifier
OH-00396
Abstract

Oral history interview with David Bruce Dill conducted by R. C. Turner on May 04, 1976 and May 12, 1976 for the Ralph Roske Oral History Project on Early Las Vegas. Dill discusses the desert environment, human adaptation to the weather, and the Boulder Dam Bureau of Mines.

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Voris Perkins oral history interview

Identifier
OH-01468
Abstract

Oral history interview with Voris Perkins conducted by Elizabeth Patrick on November 12, 1983 for the Ralph Roske Oral History Project on Early Las Vegas. In this interview, Perkins discusses the business and methods of mining salt. Perkins later discusses his career as a farmer as well as the climate and environment in Nevada. Lastly, Perkins discusses working for the Clark County Road Department.

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Olenda Purdy oral history interview

Identifier
OH-01522
Abstract

Oral history interview with Olenda Purdy conducted by Mark Miller on March 12, 1981 for the Ralph Roske Oral History Project on Early Las Vegas. In this interview, Purdy discusses her experiences living in Las Vegas, Nevada. She specifically talks about her family history, gambling in Las Vegas, and the changes in the Las Vegas economy and environment since the 1960s.

Archival Collection

Ray Ruff oral history interview

Identifier
OH-01609
Abstract

Oral history interview with Ray Ruff conducted by Scott Benjamin on March 13, 1981 for the Ralph Roske Oral History Project on Early Las Vegas. In this interview, Ruff discusses moving to Las Vegas, Nevada from Chicago, Illinois in 1954. Ruff also discusses his employment and the environment at the Desert Inn Hotel. Ruff later discusses golf and Las Vegas politicians.

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