The Neon in Nevada Photograph Collection contains black-and-white and color photographic slides of neon signs from cities and towns in Nevada dating from 1913 to 1989. The collection includes slides from Las Vegas, Reno, Boulder City, Laughlin, Henderson, Lovelock, Winnemucca, Elko, Wells, McGill, Ely, Eureka, Austin, Hawthorne, and Carson City. The collection also includes slides from the Young Electric Sign Company (YESCO) that depict the "sign graveyard" in Las Vegas, Nevada of broken and retired neon signs.
The John Myron Partridge Photographs contain eleven black-and-white photographs of John Myron Partridge from roughly the early 1940s to the late 1960s. The collection includes portraits and photographs of Partridge during his service with the United States Navy Reserves.
The Eileen Margaret Green Photograph Collection (approximately 1987) consists of photographs and a negative of rock art sites in Southern Nevada taken by Eileen Margaret Green, a former anthropology student at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Eileen used the photographs in her 1987 master’s thesis, “A Cultural Ecological Approach to the Rock Art of Southern Nevada.”
The Southern Nevada Historical Society Photograph Collection on Basic Magnesium, Inc. contains photographs of the construction of Basic Magnesium Inc.'s plants and buildings from 1941 to 1942. The photographs primarily depict aerial views of the plant site and various buildings, including the administration building, tent camp, chlorination buildings, electrolysis facilities, electrical distribution systems, and warehouses. The photographs also depict Lake Mead and the early buildings in Henderson, Nevada.
The Erle A. Taylor Photograph Collection (1959-1977) consists of photographic prints, slides, and negatives pertaining primarily to aviation in Nevada. The collection includes images of the United States Air Force Thunderbirds, McCarran International Airport, vintage airplanes, air shows, and assorted events and people, including Richard M. Nixon, Gerald Ford, Betty Ford, and Jack Nicklaus. Erle A. Taylor served as the aviation director for Clark County, Nevada throughout the 1970s.
The Nan Doughty Photograph Collection (1870-1987) consists of approximately 960 black-and-white and color photographic prints, black-and-white photographic negatives, and black-and-white and color photographic slides, taken by Nanelia Doughty, family members, and friends.
The William Hillman Shockley Photograph Collection (1875-1925, 1951) contains black-and-white photographs documenting mining operations at the Mount Diablo Mine and Millworks in Candelaria, Nevada. It also includes photographs of nearby operations including the Northern Belle Mine and the Princess Mill. The collection contains photographs of Shockley, his son, William Bradford Shockley, as an infant, as well as images of Shockley’s brothers, Walter A. Shockley and George Shockley.
The May Bradford Photograph Collection (1870-1976) consists primarily of black-and-white photographs depicting Bradford's life including her time in Tonopah, Nevada. The collection also includes images of her early life and her family in Missouri. Other photographs document her son as an infant, as well as the family's time spent living abroad.
The Anita Freeman Photograph Collection on Southern Nevada (1937-1972) primarily contains black-and-white negatives depicting locations in Southern Nevada, including the Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, and Mount Charleston. The collection also includes black-and-white negatives of the Helldorado Parade held in Las Vegas, Nevada, as well as landscapes in Arizona, such as the Grand Canyon.
The Irma McGonagill Photograph Collection (1870-1925) consists of thirty black-and-white photographic prints, ten postcards, and fourteen photographic negatives showing Irma McGonagill and her family in Tonopah, Nevada during the mining boom. The images depict the town of Tonopah, mines around the Tonopah area, homes in Tonopah, and the McGonagill family.