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Photograph of a floating craps game in the Sands Hotel swimming pool (Las Vegas), 1954
Photograph of a floating craps game in the Sands Hotel swimming pool (Las Vegas), 1954
TitlePhotograph of a floating craps game in the Sands Hotel swimming pool (Las Vegas), 1954
Group CreatorDesert Sea News Bureau
DescriptionGuests at the Sands playing craps on a floating table in the pool. Transcribed from photo sleeve: "Floating craps table - Customers at the Sands Hotel escape the heat by gambling in the pool. About 2200 guests tried this in 1954." Stamped on original: "Desert Sea News Bureau. Las Vegas, Nevada. Photo by Don English - Dave Lees - Joe Buck."
SourceImage ID: 0287:0177
Original CollectionSands Hotel Collection
Original Date1954
Site Name (standardized)Sands Hotel
Site Street Address3355 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas, NV
Type of Site (AAT)resorts
Photo Components (AAT)swimming pools
Graphic Elements (TGM)Gamblers
Gambling
Game pieces
Swimming pools
Tables
Diving boards
People
DC TypeStill image
Genre (TGM)Pictures
Photographs
Photographic prints
Languageeng
RightsThis material may be protected by copyright. Personal, including educational and academic, use of this material is without restriction but acknowledgement of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, University Libraries is requested whether the use is oral, web or in print. Commercial use of any portion of this material requires permission from the University Libraries. For further information please contact Digital Collections: http://digital.library.unlv.edu/contact
Digital PublisherUniversity of Nevada, Las Vegas University Libraries
Digital CollectionDreaming the Skyline: Resort Architecture and the New Urban Space
Digital IDsky000264
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