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Postcard of Alicia Rivero and Lenore Rivero, 1920s

Date
1920 to 1929
Description
Alicia Rivero, sister (left) and Lenore Rivero, aunt (father's sister). Leonore owned Elko Rooms.

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Photograph of Gloria Rivero and Ramona Rivero at a picnic site, 1940s

Date
1940 to 1949
Description
On photo sleeve: "Place near Larry's old ranch house where the Rivero family always picniced. Water always there. L-R: Gloria, cousin; Ramona Rivero, aunt.""

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Photograph of Francisco Rivero, 1920s

Date
1920 to 1929
Description
Francisco Rivero standing next to an automobile. On photo sleeve: "Frank Rivero (before Celia was born in 1926).

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Postcard of Francisco Rivero, 1940s

Date
1940 to 1949
Description
On photo sleeve: "Francisco Rivero - tu papa ingordando parece coche."

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Photograph of Celia Rivero, 1937

Date
1937-12
Description
Celia in 1937. On photo sleeve: "Celia Rivero, December 1937, 11 years old."

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Photograph of four of the Rivero children with two friends and their cousin, 1940s

Date
1940 to 1949
Description
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."

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Photograph of Francisco and Margarita Rivero, Las Vegas (Nev.), 1917

Date
1917
Description
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."

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Photograph of Margarita Rivero with her children, Las Vegas (Nev.), 1926

Date
1926
Description
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.

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Transcript of interview with Celia Rivero Grenfell by Patricia Hollard, March 31, 1977

Date
1977-03-31
Description

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.

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Photograph of Celia's parents, Francisco and Margarita Rivero, two aunts and a friend, 1930s

Date
1930 to 1939
Description
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.""

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