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Kent (Tim) Hafen oral history interview

Identifier

OH-00761

Abstract

Oral history interview with Kent (Tim) Hafen conducted by Gregory T. Hafen on March 04, 1975 for the Ralph Roske Oral History Project on Early Las Vegas. This interview covers the history and development of Pahrump, Nevada from 1951 to 1975. Kent discusses his relocation to Pahrump in 1951, after living in Mesquite, Nevada from 1932 to 1951. Kent talks of his experience as a local farmer.

Archival Collection

Sarah Haggerty and Lance Kirk oral history interview

Identifier

OH-00765

Abstract

Oral history interview with Sarah Haggerty and Lance Kirk conducted by Claytee White on February 02, 2010 for the Voices of the Historic John S. Park Neighborhood Oral History Project. In this interview Sarah Haggerty and Lance Kirk discuss moving to the John S. Park neighborhood and the community that exists there. They also talk about the demographics, crime, and infrastructure of the neighborhood.

Archival Collection

John Haines oral history interview

Identifier

OH-00766

Abstract

Oral history interview with John Haines conducted by Thomas S. Hager on March 25, 1972 for the Ralph Roske Oral History Project on Early Las Vegas. In this interview, Haines discusses moving to Reno, Nevada in 1931 and later to Tonopah, Nevada to be a card dealer. He describes building the Town Hall Casino, and explains how local troops stationed in Tonopah were the customer base until the bombings in Japan during the end of WWII. Lastly, Haines discusses his employment at the Frontier Club, mobster Bugsy Siegel, and how the mob influenced the gaming industry.

Archival Collection

Dr. Blair Hale oral history interview

Identifier

OH-00767

Abstract

Oral history interview with Blair Hale conducted by Emily Powers on June 16, 2008 for the Heart to Heart Oral History Project. Hale discusses practicing dentistry in Las Vegas, Nevada for over thirty years, teaching at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas dental clinic one day a week, and the future of health care in Las Vegas.

Archival Collection

Sally Halko oral history interview

Identifier

OH-00768

Abstract

Oral history interview with Sally Halko conducted by Roberta Farmer on March 11, 1978 for the Ralph Roske Oral History Project on Early Las Vegas. Halko first talks about her family background, education, traveling, and church membership. She later talks about the development of Las Vegas, Nevada casinos, racial minorities, housing growth, Lake Mead, and the first theaters.

Archival Collection

Art Ham oral history interview

Identifier

OH-00773

Abstract

Oral history interview with Art Ham conducted by an unknown interviewer on April 24, 1972 for the Ralph Roske Oral History Project on Early Las Vegas. Art Ham discusses Las Vegas, Nevada business and law after World War II.

Archival Collection

Guy Hamblin oral history interview

Identifier

OH-00774

Abstract

Oral history interview with Guy Hamblin conducted by Barry Merrell on February 22, 1975 for the Ralph Roske Oral History Project on Early Las Vegas. Hamblin discusses moving from different towns in Nevada before settling down in Southern Nevada, viewing the above-ground atomic bomb tests, early Fremont Street, and his work on the railroad. Hamblin also discusses the demographic and economic changes that he has seen in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Archival Collection

Judith L. Hamblin oral history interview

Identifier

OH-00775

Abstract

Oral history interview with Judith L. Hamblin conducted by Margaret Stambro on March 30, 1976 for the Ralph Roske Oral History Project on Early Las Vegas. Hamblin covers the history of Henderson, Nevada, local schools, teachers, and Helldorado. Hamblin also discusses her fondness for Lake Mead, the Basic Magnesium Plant, Nellis Air Force Base, and the early aboveground atomic blasts.

Archival Collection

Dr. Lonnie Hammargren oral history interview

Identifier

OH-00780

Archival Collection

Myrtle Hancock oral history interview

Identifier

OH-00782

Abstract

Oral history interview with Myrtle Hancock conducted by Russell Oakes on February 26, 1980 for the Ralph Roske Oral History Project on Early Las Vegas. Hancock discusses her occupational experience as a wardrobe dresser in the entertainment industry in Las Vegas, Nevada. She also discusses family life, life on a ranch, Downtown Las Vegas, Helldorado, and Nevada’s hot weather.

Archival Collection