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Boyer Early Las Vegas Oral History Project

"The Oral History Research Center’s (OHRC) inaugural project captures the history of the Las Vegas by collecting stories of historical events, neighborhood and family interactions, and political proceedings. Always open-ended, allowing OHRC to interview residents over many decades and to enlarge the demographics whenever necessary, this project houses the history of dancers and showgirls, maids, politicians, golfers, dealers, teachers, and many others that share memories of Las Vegas. The project is named after OHRC's founding benefactor, Dr. Harold Boyer, who donated funds to the UNLV Libraries to capture the stories of early Las Vegas Rotary Club members and ensure additional projects would follow."