The Barbara and John Kizziar Photograph Collection primarily contains black-and-white photographic prints and negatives of Hoover Dam (Boulder Dam) construction during John Kizziar’s time working for Six Companies Inc. between approximately 1986 and 1992. These images are reproductions of originals taken from between approximately 1930 and 1945. They detail John Kizziar’s work life during the dam’s construction, as well as events and scenes associated with the dam. Other images portray billboards and streets in Boulder City, Nevada. The collection also depicts other locations in Nevada, including Las Vegas, Mount Charleston, Black Canyon, the northern Mojave Desert, and the Colorado River ferry crossing between Nevada and Arizona.
The Nevada Nurses Association Photograph Collection (approximately 1980-1990) is comprised of seventy-six photographic slides, and six color photographic prints that depict the Nevada Nurses Association conference held at the Sahara Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. The collection also includes black-and-white negatives from the 1986 Legislators' brunch in Las Vegas, Nevada.
CER Corporation Photograph Collection of Henderson, Nevada Aerials consists of color photographic prints taken on June 6, 1980. The images are aerial views of Henderson, Nevada and were primarily used to document unused land.
The Robert M. Stevenson Postcard Collection, approximately 1943, contains black-and-white photographic prints and postcards of scenes from Death Valley, California. Images depict interior and exterior shots of Scotty's Castle at Death Valley Ranch and a portrait of Walter E. Scott, known as "Death Valley Scotty."
The Paul May Photograph Collection (1969) consists of black-and-white and color photographic prints. The images primarily depict Nevada Assemblyman Paul May alongside Nevadan senators and congressmen, including Senator Paul Laxalt. Other images are portraits of May.
The Richard B. Taylor Photograph Collection (approximately 1957-1991) consists of black-and-white and color photographic prints and negatives. The images depict Taylor alongside Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity brothers playing table games and seated at a bar inside the Arizona Club in Las Vegas, Nevada. Additional images portray Taylor’s home on Trotter Circle in Las Vegas decorated for Halloween.
The Nevada Highway Department Photograph Collection contains photographic slides of a landscaping project performed by the State of Nevada Department of Highways between 1968 and 1970. This project took place in Las Vegas, Nevada along Interstate 15 (I-15) between Tropicana Avenue and Sahara Avenue.
The David Farnsworth Photograph Collection, approximately 1900 to 1915, contains five black-and-white photographic prints and corresponding negatives of David Farnsworth with groups of people posing outside storefronts in Las Vegas and Caliente, Nevada.
The Elizabeth Harrington Photograph Collection (approximately 1910-1959) is comprised of black-and-white and color photographic prints and negatives. The images primarily depict the Kiwanis Club in Las Vegas, Nevada, as well as the Potosi mine in Nevada. Other images depict early Helldorado parades, airplanes at Anderson Field (Rockwell Field), and First State Bank employees. Also included are images of locations in Las Vegas, including Las Vegas grammar schools, the El Portal Theater, El Rancho Vegas, Fremont Street, Overland Hotel, and the Old Arizona Club. Additional images include portraits of Maude Frazier, Ray Lyman, and Arthur Harrington.
The John Pappas Photograph Collection is comprised of four black-and-white photographic reprints, taken from between 1930 to 1949 and reprinted from between 1999 to 2005, that depict employees from the White Spot Cafe in Las Vegas, Nevada being paid in silver dollars by the owner, John Pappas.