Part of an interview with Jerrry Countess and Dorothy Eisenberg on October 28, 2014. In this clip, Countess talks about the early days of the Jewish Federation of Las Vegas and an event held by B'nai B'rith.
In this clip, Henry Kronberg discusses acquiring Stoney's, a pawn shop on First Street, in 1964. When he arrived in Las Vegas in 1962, he worked with his brother-in-law at Pioneer Loan, then purchased Stoney's, which he grew into the most successful pawnshop in town. He discusses his business partner Dave Pearlmutter, and his international customers.
In this clip, Hank Greenspun speaks with Perry Kaufman about arriving in Las Vegas in 1946, and his first encounter with Bugsy Siegel.
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In this clip, Adele Baratz and Florence Frost discuss growing up in Las Vegas, the absence of a concentrated neighborhood of Jewish families, and the establishment of the Temple Beth Sholom gift shop for selling Jewish goods like candles and menorahs.