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Hollywood Gambling Movie Poster Collection

Identifier

MS-01079

Abstract

The Hollywood Gambling Movie Poster Collection (1934-1997) contains film posters, lobby cards, and photographic prints that feature gambling, casinos, or Las Vegas, Nevada. The posters were collected by Steve Lott, CEO of the Boxing Hall of Fame, and include four different sizes including one-sheet posters, three-sheet posters, lobby cards, and 8" x 10" film stills. The majority of the posters feature films produced from the 1940s to the 1960s including Casablanca, Flame of Barbary Coast, Mississippi Gambler, and Frontier Gambler.

Archival Collection

Telegram from Labor leaders protesting gambling bill, March 1, 1927

Date

1927-03-01

Archival Collection

Description

Telegram from Labor leaders protesting gambling bill, March 1, 1927

Text

"The Impact of Reservation Gambling on State Gambling Industries", 1987

Level of Description

File

Archival Collection

Eugene Martin Christiansen Papers
To request this item in person:
Collection Number: MS-00561
Collection Name: Eugene Martin Christiansen Papers
Box/Folder: Box 058

Archival Component

Photograph of people gambling, Las Vegas (Nev.), 1930s

Date

1930 to 1939

Description

People gambling at a "21 card table," probably in Las Vegas.

Image

Interior view of the Golden Nugget Gambling Hall: postcards

Date

1950 (year approximate) to 1959 (year approximate)

Description

Interior view of the Golden Nugget Gambling Hall, Las Vegas, Nev. (c. 1950's) Bar and Gambling tables.

Image

Walter Gibson Typescripts of Books on Gambling

Identifier

MS-00370

Abstract

The Walter Gibson Typescripts of Books on Gambling consist of manuscripts written by Walter Gibson for Sidney Radner in the 1940s. The collection includes three typescript copies of manuscripts titled, So you Want to be a Crapshooter? Or All Craps are Crooked; Poker and How to Play It; and How Gamblers Win at Cards. There are handwritten notes on the typescripts.

Archival Collection

Photograph of poolside gambling, Las Vegas, 1954

Date

1954

Archival Collection

Description

An image of a gambling scene at the Sands Hotel with guests at poolside slot machines and at craps tables in the pool.

Image

Photograph of poolside gambling, Las Vegas, 1954

Date

1954

Archival Collection

Description

An image of a gambling scene at the Sands Hotel with guests at poolside slot machines and at craps tables in the pool.

Image

Problem gambling

Level of Description

File

Archival Collection

Gary W. Royer Collection on Gaming
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Collection Number: MS-00658
Collection Name: Gary W. Royer Collection on Gaming
Box/Folder: N/A

Archival Component

Problem gambling

Level of Description

File

Archival Collection

William R. Eadington Professional Papers
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Collection Number: MS-00646
Collection Name: William R. Eadington Professional Papers
Box/Folder: N/A

Archival Component