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Harriet Barlow oral history interview

Identifier
OH-02141
Abstract

Oral history interview with Harriet Barlow conducted by Elsha Harris-Tolanda on April 27, 2015 for the African Americans in Las Vegas: a Collaborative Oral History Project. In this interview, Barlow discusses her personal history and growing up in Robbins, Illinois. She talks about her education, discrimination in schools, and the process of school integration. Barlow then recalls her first impressions of Las Vegas, Nevada and her employment at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Lastly, Barlow describes going through graduate school as an African American and explains why conversations about race relations can be difficult.

Archival Collection

MX (Missile eXperimental) Reviews and Reports

Identifier
MS-00215
Abstract

The MX (Missile eXperimental) Reviews and Reports (1980-1981) contain impact study reports and committee reports from various Southern Nevada agencies. There are also correspondence and newspaper clippings from the Shoshoni Sacred Land Association.

Archival Collection

Jim and Effie Spicer Papers

Identifier
MS-00216
Abstract

The Jim and Effie Spicer Papers (1979-1982) contain two chapters from the book The History of Pahrump Valley, which talks about the Spicers, newspaper clippings, and a transcribed copy of the diary of Jim Milligan, a miner from Nye County, Nevada.

Archival Collection

Southern Nevada Antique Bottle Club Records

Identifier
MS-00217
Abstract

The Southern Nevada Antique Bottle Club Records (1967-1975) contain the constitution, byLaws, membership lists, and copies of the club's newsletter, Punkin Seed.

Archival Collection

Leila Walker Gregory Papers

Identifier
MS-00218
Abstract

The Leila Walker Gregory Papers (1920-1979) consists of newspaper clippings and handwritten notes regarding the murder of Reed Walker, Leila's second husband who was Chief Building Inspector for Las Vegas, Nevada. Included are also notes and Mormon genealogy information on Leila and her third husband, Arthur Gregory, Gregory's diplomas, and correspondence.

Archival Collection

Joan Snyder Meadows Playhouse Collection

Identifier
MS-00219
Abstract

The Joan Snyder Meadows Playhouse Collection (1968-1981) consists of materials from the Meadows Playhouse, a University of Nevada, Las Vegas playhouse that was located on Maryland Parkway, south of the university campus. It includes architectural plans, interdepartmental and external correspondence and memos about designing a theater major program, examples of other university theater major requirements, press releases, copies of plays with set design and director’s notes, notes on student actors, photographs, production playbills, and newspaper clippings regarding various productions.

Archival Collection

William Thompson Collection on International Gaming

Identifier
MS-00284
Abstract

The William Thompson Collection on International Gaming dates from 1928 to 2016. The collection materials relate to gaming in the British Isles, Europe, South America, Central America, the Caribbean, and North America. The collection contains travel brochures, memorabilia, research notes for William Thompson’s published works, reports on gaming statistics, and photographs and slides from his research trips. Materials also include Thompson's personal collection of gaming industry specific magazines, law review journals, and books with Thompson's personal annotations.

Archival Collection

Navy Mothers' Club, Las Vegas, Nevada Records

Identifier
MS-00285
Abstract

Navy Mothers' Club, Las Vegas, Nevada Records (1946-1979) contain scrapbooks, photographs, artifacts, by-laws, newspaper clippings, directories, and song books.

Archival Collection

Ann Brewington Papers

Identifier
MS-00286
Abstract

Ann Brewington Papers (1984-1987) consist of letters and clippings related to Nevada history. Materials primarily focus on Anne Brewington's sister, Ida Brewington.to Brewington regarding Ida Pittman's death. This collection also contains a letter from Florence Cahlan and copies of letters sent to Cahlan about an article she had written on Ida Brewington Pittman. Also included is another article about Pittman that appeared in the December 2, 1984 Nevadan that has a few hand written notes in the margins, as do a few of the letters.

Archival Collection

Harvey's Limited Edition Plate Collection

Identifier
MS-00287
Abstract

The Harvey's Limited Edition Plates Collection (1970-1979) contains four pewter plates that depict four Las Vegas, Nevada historical sites: the Union Pacific Depot; City Hall in 1935; Clark County Courthouse in 1914; and Fourth Street School in 1910.

Archival Collection