Four Rivero children with two friends and cousin Alicia Fernandez. On photo sleeve: "Front row L-R: Carmen Rivero; Frankie Rivero, sister and brother. Back row L-R: Celia Rivero; unknown; unknown; Alicia Rivero, sister; Alicia Fernandez, cousin from Mexico."
Francisco and Margarita Rivero. A sign for the Village Inn Hotel is visible in the background. On photo sleeve: "Francisco and Margarita Rivero (father from Tepic, Mexico). Parents came to Las Vegas in 1917."
Children and mother sitting at the base of a tree. "Pictured L-R: Gloria Rivero, Cousin; Raymond (in back of Gloria); their dog "Salt Lake" (followed Alicia everywhere); Robert Rivero; Celia Rivero; Margarita Rivero, Mother. Site of Mint Hotel." The Mint Hotel and Casino opened in 1957, and was located at 100 Fremont Street. In 1988, The Mint was sold and became part of Binion's Horseshoe.
On March 31, 1977, Patricia Holland interviewed Celia Rivero Grenfell (born 1926 in Las Vegas, Nevada) about her life in Southern Nevada. Grenfell first talks about her family background in Mexico and later describes her family’s restaurant business. She also describes her education, recreational activities, Downtown Las Vegas, and Helldorado. The two also discuss racial segregation and prejudice, the El Rancho Vegas, Lorenzi Park, early churches, environmental changes, early air conditioning, and Grenfell’s early work in a laundry business.
Celia's parents, two aunts and the barber from across the street. On photo sleeve: "L-R: Francisco Rivero; Margarita Rivero; Carmen Rivero, Celia's aunt; Maria (Chui) Weber, aunt; Manuel ?, barber shop owner across from Block 16.""