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Aerial photograph of central Las Vegas, Nevada, highlighting the property planned for the International Hotel, circa 1966-1970
Aerial photograph of central Las Vegas, with a blank property area planned for the International Hotel. The photograph, looking north to south, covers the area from Sahara Avenue south to McCarran Airport, Maryland Parkway west to the Strip. The following locations are labeled: Nevada Southern University, McCarran Airport, The Tropicana Hotel and Golf Course, the Dunes Hotel and Golf Course, the Flamingo Hotel, Caesars Palace, Castaways, the Sands Hotel, the Frontier Hotel, the Silver Slipper, the Stardust, the Hotel and Golf Course, the Landmark Tower Plaza, the Riviera,the Thunderbird, the Sahara Hotel, El Rancho Las Vegas, the Las Vegas Convention Center, International Golf Course and Hotel property, The Broadway and J.C. Penney's department stores (on the left) and Von Tobels Lumber.
Newsletter, "The Hotel/Motor Hotel Monthly: management ideas for key executives," August 1963, Volume 71, Number 845
Volume 71, number 845, of the publication "The Hotel/Motor Hotel Monthly" that includes an article titled "How $4,000 Rooms Help Attract Business." The article examines the opening of the Aqueduct, the new 83 room and suite building, located at the Sands Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. The article focuses on the cost, rich craftsmanship, and design of the rooms and suites.
Correspondence from Al Freeman (Sands Hotel, Las Vegas) to Frank Novak (Los Angeles) and Eleanor Roth (Sands Hotel, Las Vegas), November 9, 1960
Inter-department correspondence from Al Freeman to Eleanor Roth (Sands Hotel) discussing whether the overbooked Sands Hotel could get a reservation for Frank Novak, and the corresponding telegram to Frank Novak confirming his rooms at the Sands.
Photograph of the Airplane Owners and Pilots Association in the Copa Room at the Sands Hotel, Las Vegas, circa November 1965
A group of individuals from the Airplane Owners and Pilots Association in the Copa Room at the Sands Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. There were over 1200 members in Las Vegas staying at the Dunes Hotel. Four groups of 400 attended the dinner show featuring Dean Martin in the Copa Room at the Sands Hotel.
Photograph of Hotel Las Vegas, Las Vegas, 1905
The Hotel Las Vegas tent in Las Vegas, Nevada. The handwritten inscription on the back reads, "Hotel Las Vegas, built by Las Vegas Trading Company in 1905. It was located on North Main St. between Stewart St. and the creek, across from Woodards Downtown Camp on ground later occupied by Elwells Warehouse. All canvas and lumber used in building was cut to size and holes bored, in Los Angeles, ready to be bolted together, upon arrival in Las Vegas. Hotel had twenty rooms; floor space was 40 by 130 feet. Kitchen and dining room are seen next door to hotel in right. The hotel was managed by Charles P. Squire. Photo by Eddy Gillette 1905."
Photograph of the Sands Hotel sign and a partial view of the hotel front exterior, Las Vegas, circa 1950s
An image of people near the Sands Hotel marquee and a partial view of the front of the hotel.
Film transparency of people on a stagecoach in Death Valley, California, circa 1942 to 1955
An image of people in Western costume riding on a horse-drawn stagecoach in Death Valley. "Hotel Last Frontier" is painted on the stagecoach door.
Report by Cole Fischer Rogow, Inc. to the Sands, Frontier Hotel, and the Desert Inn in Las Vegas, circa 1968
A detailed advertising report, "1968 Creative Presentation," written by Cole Fischer Rogow, Inc. for The Sands Hotel, The Frontier Hotel, and The Desert Inn outlining a comprehensive advertising campaign in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Statement from the Cole Fischer Rogow, Inc., to the Sands Hotel, Las Vegas, 1970
A representative, billing statement that recaps the types of advertising and costs for May 1970 at the Sands Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. The statement was prepared by the Cole Fischer Rogow, Inc. company and sent to the attention of Al Freeman, Sands Hotel.
Letter from Rosemary Shinnier (Los Angeles) to Al freeman at the Sands Hotel (Las Vegas), January 19, 1959
A representative letter (written on The Sands Hotel stationary) from Rosemary Shinnier in Los Angeles to Al Freeman at the Sands Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada requesting the "Sands Times" be regularly mailed to her and her mother, Constance Shinnier (Long Beach, California).
Photograph of Miss Archer at the Sands Hotel, Las Vegas, circa 1958-1959
Miss Archer at the Sands Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Miss Archer, from Melbourne, Australia, was winner of the Miss Teenager [Australia ?] and is pictured in the Sands mobile near the Sands pool. She was at the hotel with other beauty pageant winners. Handwriting in blue ink can be seen across the top border of the image.
Photograph of Linda A. Bos, Miss Publicity, at the Sands Hotel in Las Vegas, circa 1958-1959
Linda A. Bos standing on the stairs of a diving board at the Sands Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Linda A. Bos, also known as Miss Publicity, was from Charles City, Iowa where she was the Iowa Homecoming Queen. She was at the Sands Hotel with other beauty pageant winners.
Report by the Freeman Company publicist regarding the Sands Hotel in Las Vegas, circa October 18, 1953- October 18, 1959
A report by the Freeman Company publicists regarding the entertainment at the Sands Hotel and the hotel's history in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Film transparency of Miss Pheasant poolside at the Sands Hotel, Las Vegas, circa 1958-1959
The black and white view of Miss Pheasant, a beauty pageant winner, on the diving board at the Sands Hotel pool in Las Vegas, Nevada. She was at the hotel with other beauty pageant winners.
Photograph of Darlene Dahlberg, Sands Hotel, Las Vegas, circa 1958-1959
Darlene Dahlberg, a beauty pageant winner from Denver, Colorado, at the Sands Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. From left to right, 1st Lieutenant Don Horst, Nancy Puett (Chaperone), Darlene Dahlberg (John Robert Powers beauty pageant winner), and 1st Lieutenant Arnold Widder at the Sands Hotel with other beauty pageant winners.
Photograph of production on the motion picture "Meet Me in Las Vegas," Sands Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, circa 1955-1956
A group of unidentified men, standing by the Sands Hotel swimming pool, discuss paperwork during the filming of of the motion picture "Meet Me in Las Vegas." A hotel employee waits for them at the wheel of a Sands Hotel Marketeer golf cart.
Photograph of filming of "Meet Me in Las Vegas," Sands Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, circa 1955-1956
Filming of the motion picture "Meet Me in Las Vegas" outside of the Sands Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. Jake Friedman (wearing a cowboy hat), co-owner of the Sands Hotel, is seen in the center foreground of the photograph. Parts of the Sands Hotel marquee and porte cochere are seen in the background.
Photograph of construction on the Landmark Hotel tower, Las Vegas, Nevada, circa 1963
The Landmark Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada under construction. The Caroll Construction Company sign is visible. A strip mall is at the base of hotel with the Landmark Beauty Salon, Landmark Liquors, and Dial & Dine Landmarkett. Construction of the hotel took eight years, stalled by lack of funding.
Photograph of men signing contract for Dunes Hotel, Las Vegas, 1954
Men signing the construction contract for the Dunes Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. From left to right, the men pictured standing include: Bruce McNeil of the McNeil Construction Co.; Alfred Gottesman, vice president of the Dunes; Ted Anderson, manager of McNeil Construction Co.; Harry Zaret, owners' representative; Bob Dorr, designer of the Dunes; and Cliff Jones, attorney for the corporation. Pictured seated are Milton Gettinger, New York financier and attorney, and Joseph Sullivan, president of the Dunes Hotel.
Photograph of celebrities at the Dunes Hotel, Las Vegas, circa 1955
Description provided with image: "Celebrities relax by the Dunes Hotel pool in Las Vegas, Nevada. Front row, second from left: Tab Hunter; second from right: Lori Nelson; far right; Hugh O'Brian. Second row, left: Marla English. Back row, right: Jeff Hunter." Group Creator Bernard of Hollywood, Riviera Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada ????
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