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1. Film transparency of a neon sign on Fremont Street for the Pioneer Club (Las Vegas), circa 1950 Film transparency of a neon sign on Fremont Street for the Pioneer Club (Las Vegas), circa 1950 gambling casinos; Neon sign for the Pioneer Club on the northwest corner of Fremont and First Streets, on the roof of the La Bonita Hotel, across the street from the Pioneer Club.

2. Photograph of the Pioneer Club from 1st Street (Las Vegas), before 1951 Photograph of the Pioneer Club from 1st Street (Las Vegas), before 1951 gambling casinos; Pioneer Club fa├žade from 1st Street. Above the Pioneer Club marquee are signs for a physician and an attorney's office.

3. Photograph of YESCO workers installing Vegas Vic at the Pioneer Club (Las Vegas), 1951 Photograph of YESCO workers installing Vegas Vic at the Pioneer Club (Las Vegas), 1951 gambling casinos; Workers installing the now-famous Vegas Vic sign on the front of the Pioneer Club. Stamped on back of photo: "Photo by Desert Sea News Bureau. Las Vegas, Nevada." Transcribed from photo sleeve: "First...

4. Film transparency of the exterior corner of the Pioneer Club (Las Vegas), circa 1951 Film transparency of the exterior corner of the Pioneer Club (Las Vegas), circa 1951 gambling casinos; Nighttime view of the exterior corner of the Pioneer Club after the addition of Vegas Vic. The Westerner is seen next door.

5. Film transparency of exterior corner of the Pioneer Club (Las Vegas), after 1951 Film transparency of exterior corner of the Pioneer Club (Las Vegas), after 1951 gambling casinos; Nighttime view of the exterior corner of the Pioneer Club after the addition of Vegas Vic. Damage to original image noted.

6. Photograph of the Pioneer Club (Las Vegas), before 1951 Photograph of the Pioneer Club (Las Vegas), before 1951 gambling casinos; Pioneer Club Casino on the corner of Fremont and 1st Street.

7. Painting of Vegas Vic by Pat Denner, 1951 Painting of Vegas Vic by Pat Denner, 1951 gambling casinos; Color watercolor or gouache painting of Vegas Vic for the Pioneer Club in Las Vegas, showing how the metal should be painted. The picture is signed 'Denner' by YESCO designer Pat Denner.

8. Scale drawing of Vegas Vic, 1951 Scale drawing of Vegas Vic, 1951 gambling casinos; Annotated scale drawing of Vegas Vic for the Pioneer Club in Las Vegas with measurement grid.

9. Handwritten plan with measurements of neon tubing needed for Vegas Vic, 1951 Handwritten plan with measurements of neon tubing needed for Vegas Vic, 1951 gambling casinos; Document showing lengths of different colors of neon tubing needed for the Vegas Vic sign to be installed at the Pioneer Club in Las Vegas.

10. Plan for Vegas Vic's neon tubing, circa 1951 Plan for Vegas Vic's neon tubing, circa 1951 gambling casinos; Illustration of Vegas Vic for the Pioneer Club in Las Vegas, showing the different colors of neon tubing necessary.

11. Film transparency of the West end of Fremont Street in the evening (Las Vegas), circa 1953 Film transparency of the West end of Fremont Street in the evening (Las Vegas), circa 1953 business districts; West end of Fremont street showing the neon signs for the Pioneer Club, Westerner, Monte Carlo Club, Sal Segav, Overland Hotel, Las Vegas Club, a liquor store, and a drug store.

12. Film transparency of the West end of Fremont Street in the evening (Las Vegas), circa 1953 Film transparency of the West end of Fremont Street in the evening (Las Vegas), circa 1953 business districts; West end of Fremont street showing the neon signs for the Pioneer Club, Westerner, Monte Carlo Club, Sal Segav, Overland Hotel, Las Vegas Club, a liquor store, and a drug store.

13. Photograph of worker with Vegas Vic's head in the YESCO shop (Salt Lake City), 1951 Photograph of worker with Vegas Vic's head in the YESCO shop (Salt Lake City), 1951 industrial buildings; A worker is shown with the head of Vegas Vic (for the Pioneer Club in Las Vegas), prior to having neon tubing installed, in the YESCO shop in Salt Lake City.

14. Photograph of unfinished portions of Vegas Vic's body sign (Salt Lake City), 1951 Photograph of unfinished portions of Vegas Vic's body sign (Salt Lake City), 1951 Industrial buildings; Two men look at the unfinished body of Vegas Vic (for the Pioneer Club in Las Vegas) leaning against the outside of the YESCO shop in Salt Lake City.

15. Photograph of exterior corner of the Golden Nugget Gambling Hall at dusk (Las Vegas), circa 1951 Photograph of exterior corner of the Golden Nugget Gambling Hall at dusk (Las Vegas), circa 1951 gambling casinos; View of the neon signs on the exterior corner of the Golden Nugget Gambling Hall at Fremont and Second Streets. Signs for the Lucky Strike and Pioneer Club are seen in the background.

16. Film transparency of the front exterior of the Nevada Club (Las Vegas), between 1951-1960 Film transparency of the front exterior of the Nevada Club (Las Vegas), between 1951-1960 gambling casinos; nighttime view of the front exterior of the Nevada Club. The California Club and Pioneer Club, featuring Vegas Vic, are seen in the background.

17. Film transparency of Fremont Street looking northwest from Second Street (Las Vegas), circa 1951 Film transparency of Fremont Street looking northwest from Second Street (Las Vegas), circa 1951 business districts; View at dusk of Fremont Street looking northwest from the intersection at Second Street. The Golden Nugget is on the southwest corner, and the Horseshoe is on the northwest corner. Neon signs for the Boulder...
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