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Federal employment agency in Las Vegas, 1931
Federal employment agency in Las Vegas, 1931
TitleFederal employment agency in Las Vegas, 1931
Original Date1931
Summary/DescriptionThis photograph depicts a group of men milling around the Federal employment agency in Las Vegas, hoping to be hired to work on Hoover Dam. The agency was a simple one-story building run by Labor Commissioner Leonard Blood Men came from all over the United States during the Depression with hopes of finding work on the Hoover Dam project. (1931)
SubjectEmployment agencies -- Nevada -- Las Vegas -- 1930-1940
Employees -- Nevada -- Las Vegas -- 1930-1940
Hoover Dam (Ariz. and Nev.) -- Design and construction
CoverageNevada - Las Vegas
Image Number0265 0179
Access and Ordering InformationNot to be reproduced without permission. To purchase copies of images and/or for copyright information, contact University of Nevada, Las Vegas Llibraries, Special Collections at: http://www.library.unlv.edu/speccol/
FormatImage/jpeg 63.8 kb
Digital Reproduction InformationTiff master image; 400 dpi; AGFA Duoscan T1200 scanner; AGFA FotoLook 32 V3.50.0 scanning software
File Name0265_0179.jpg
Resource TypeImage
SourceElton and Madelaine Garrett Collection
Holding InstitutionUniversity of Nevada, Las Vegas Libraries, Special Collections
Digital CollectionEarly Las Vegas. Hoover Dam
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