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Photograph of of the Las Vegas Rotary, circa 1950s
Las Vegas Rotary. From left to right: First row - 1) Will Beckley; 2) Ed Clark (?); 3) Boggs; 4) O. K. Adcock; 5) unknown; 6) Win. Ferron; 7) unknown; 8) Sam Lawnson; Second row - 1) E. W. Cragin; 2) Cyril Wengert; Third row - 1) Dr. Win. Park; 2) Dr. Mildren; 3) Bill Pike; 4) unknown; 5) unknown; 6) unknown; 7) C. P. Squires; 8) unknown; 9) Harry Blanding; 10) unknown; 11) Adams; 12) Ed Clark; 13) E. W. Griffith; 14) Win. Schuyler; 15) Walter Bracken. ID by Sherwin Garside.
Photograph of Governors of Nevada plaque, Boulder City, Nevada, circa 1960s-1970s
A plaque portraying the Governors of Nevada, acting and elected, in the Chamber of Commerce in Boulder City, Nevada. Description provided with image: "Pictured: 1. James W. Nye (1861-1864), 2. H.G. Blasdel (1864-1870), 3. L.R. Bradley (1871-1878), 4. John H. Kinkead (1879- 1882), 5. Jewett W. Adams (1883-1886), 6. C.C. Stevenson (1887-1890), 7. Frank Bell (1890), 8. R.K. Colcord (1891-1894), 9. John E. Jones (1895-1896), 10. Reinhold Sadler (1896-1902), 11. John Sparks (1903-1908), 12. Denver S. Dickerson (1908-1910), 13. Tasker L. Oddie (1911-1914), 14. Emmet D. Boyle (1915-1922), 15. Jas G. Scrugham (1923-1926), 16. Fred B. Balzar (1927-1934), 17. Morley Griswwold (1934), 18. Richard Kirman Sr. (1935-1938), 19. E.P. Carville (1939-1945), 20. Vail M. Pittman (1945- 1950), 21. Charles H. Russell (1951-1958), 22. Grant Sawyer (1959-1966), 23. Paul D. Laxalt (1967-)."
Photograph of Goodrich W. Lineweaver, Washington, D.C., 1945
The caption reads: "To help veterans get farms: Directing the program for settlement of veterans irrigated farms in the West is Goodrich W. Lineweaver, recently named director of the Branch of Operation and Maintenance for the Bureau of Reclamation, Washington, D.C. Nearly 200,000 new family-size farms would be created on irrigation projects under plans of the Bureau presented to the Congress for postwar construction of 415 projects in 17 Western States. More than 100 of these projects have been authorized. Others are under construction. The two largest for postwar development are the Columbia Basin project, Washington State, and the Central Valley project, California. Mr. Lineweaver also will direct the Bureau's land-use program and serve as an adviser to Commissioner H. W. Dashore on programs for repayment to the Federal Government of nearly a billion dollars invested in projects irrigating more than four million acres."
Film transparency showing Oskar J.W. Hansen at Hoover Dam, September 30, 1935
A picture of Oskar J.W. Hansen giving a speech at Hoover Dam's dedication ceremony.
Film transparency of Oskar J. W. Hansen at the Hoover Dam Dedication, circa mid 1930s
A picture of Oskar J. W. Hansen, the sculptor who designed the Hoover Dam's Winged Figures of the Republic, speaking at the dedication ceremony.
Photograph of Rotarians Banquet, Las Vegas, March 28, 1941
The group view of the Las Vegas Men's Group the Charter Member Rotary Club in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Rotarians are attending the Rotarians banquet. Handwritten description on the back of the photo: "Seated (l-r): 1) Sam (S. J.) Lawson 2) Cyril Wengert 3) Walter Bracken 4) ? 5) William Ferron 6) ? 7) Ed W. Clark 8) Bill Pike 9) James Cashman 10) Frank Garside; Standing (l-r): 12) Charles "Pop" Squires 22) Bryan Bunker 24) Lee Ronnow 26) Frank Gusewell 30) M. W. Davis 32) Marion Earl 33) Tom Connely (?) 34) Walter Hunsaker 36) A. W. Blackman 38) E. W. "Ernie" Cragin; Straight count - standing: 6) Mahlon Brown, (under poster) Allye Lawson, Bryan Bunker." I. D. done on 5/8/75 by Ruth Hazard for 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 9, 12, 22, 24, 26, 30, 32, 33, 34, 36, and 38. There is also an additional piece of paper containing more names included with the image.
Film transparency of people at an observation point for Hoover Dam, September 19, 1931
Description provided with image: "Minnie "Ma" Kennedy and Guy Edward "Whataman" Hudson's wedding at Observation Point, overlooking the Hoover Dam site, near Boulder City, Nevada Sept. 19, 1931. L-R: (far left) Ryland G. Taylor, one of Hudson's attorneys; Justice of the Peace Frank M. Ryan; Hudson, holding the license; Ma Kennedy; Mrs. Ryland G. Taylor (dark flowered dress); District Attorney Harley A. Harmon (hat in hand); Mrs. C. P. Squires (hat with feather); Mrs. E. W. Cragin; a reporter; P. L. Lacy, proprietor of Railroad pass store; G. E. "Bud" Bodell, police chief of Boulder City (extreme right). Tall man in very back is Mayor E. W. Cragin of Las Vegas."
Photograph of C. P. Squires and family and friends, December 25, 1906
Description given with photograph: "First winter in Las Vegas, Christmas at C. P. Squires home, 1906. Mrs. Murphy, Mrs. M. Bunney, Mrs. Bracken, C. N. Brown, Mrs. Williams, J. S. Park, Mrs. Noland, Squires, Mrs. W. R. Thomas, E. W. Griffith, M. Bunney, W. R. Thomas, Mrs. J. S. Park, W. R. Bracken, Mrs. C. N. Brown, Mrs. Squires, Mr. Dan Noland. "
Photograph of the Rotary Club, Las Vegas, circa 1946
Rotary Club about 1946. Kneeling (left to right) Jack Woods, C.P. Squires, Dr. John McDaniel, William Ruyman, Fred O'Donnell, Allye Lawson, Harry Allen, Marion Earl, Cliff Huntington, Sebastian Mikulich, Al Caradette. Standing left to right: J. Kell Houssels, Jake Von Tobel, Al W. Blackman, Tom Campbell, Harvey Luce, Alden Sharp, J.W. "Weary" Wilson, Dr. Dave Hemmington, Dr. Wilbur Sylvester, L.N. Grindell, ?, James Shaver, M.W. Davis, Chris Rasmussen, Carl Hyde, M.M. Sweeney, Ed Borsack, Frank Gusewell, Ed Ciliax, ? , Ernest Cragin, W.J. "Bill" Moore, Max Kelch, Walter Bracken, Dr. Stan Hardy, Archie Grant, Cyril Wengert, Dr. Robert Gatewood, ? , Bill Ferron, Dr. Claire Woodbury, Richard Stadelman. Physical object has an insert containing additional biographical information.
Photograph of Kathryn Blackman riding a float in the Helldorado Parade, Las Vegas, Nevada, 1950
Kathryn Blackman riding in the Rotary Club float "Only a Rose" in the 1950 Helldorado Parade in Las Vegas. A.W. Blackman driving (he built the float). Leonard Fayle, club president, is riding in the back seat.
Photograph album 2, Ferron-Bracken Collection, circa 1905-1935
Photograph of men in suits, Las Vegas, circa 1915-1935
Men in business suits. From left to right (front): Art Smith, Ernie Cragin, Nelson Conway. (Back): Perry Thomas, Norrison Beatty, Bernard (Bret) Swanson, Bruce Beckley, Wayne Kirch.
Photograph of several influential Las Vegans planting a tree in the courthouse park, Las Vegas, March 1911
Description given with photograph: "This photo was taken by C. P. Squires on the occasion of planting the first tree in the courthouse park, Las Vegas, Nevada. Date March 1911, as near as can be fixed. The building shown at left is the first Clark County Courthouse (now used for the LV City Library). Las Vegas City Library had been constructed by popular subscription by Las Vegas businessmen as promised by them during the county division campaign in 1908-1909. This building provided sufficient quarters for the county offices for five years, following which, the present courthouse was built. Persons shown, as far as their identity can be remembered are: (holding the tree) Ed W. Clark, (using the shovel) Judge E. L. Taber. Others, left to right: Charles Ronnow; Judge W. R. Thomas; unidentified; Bob Dillon; Frank A. Stevens; Harley A. Harmon and Dr. R. W. Martin (partly in picture)."
Photograph of residential downtown Las Vegas, 1926
Pictured is the residential area in downtown Las Vegas, 1926, on South Second Street. From left, the houses shown are: the home of State Senator E.W. Griffith; a rental house twenty feet wide; the Ed Von Tobel, Sr. house at 214 South Second; and a house originally built by Ed Smith, engineer on the first SP, LA & SL R.R. train to come to Las Vegas 1905. At the time of this photo, the Smith home was owned by Mr. and Mrs. W.N. Schuyler. Physical object has an insert containing additional biographical information.
Photograph of Dallas W. Norton, circa late 1960s-mid 1970s
Dallas W. Norton, founding president of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas' (UNLV) chapter of Phi Lambda Alpha, which was founded in November 1967. Norton was also UNLV's Director of Admissions.
Film transparency of H. W. Vanbo, circa 1953
H. W. Vanbo, construction engineer in charge of the Coachella Valley Division of the All-American Canal System, circa 1953.
Photograph of the Las Vegas Rotary Club, including Cyril S. Wengert, circa 1940s
At the train station with the Rotarians, including Cyril Wengert . Inscription not legible. From left to right: 1) E. W. Cragin; 2) Cyril Wengert; 3) Mrs. Mildren; 4) Dr. Mildren; 5) ?.
Photograph of Howard W. Babcock, Las Vegas, circa 1978
District Judge Howard W. Babcock.
Film transparency showing John C. Page and Oskar J. Hansen at Hoover Dam's dedication ceremony, September 30, 1935
A shot of Oskar J. Hansen (left), John C. Page (middle), and unidentified man posing for a photograph at Hoover Dam's dedication ceremony.
Photograph of Oskar J. Hansen and John Page, Hoover Dam, September 30, 1935
An image of artist Oskar J. Hansen, construction engineer John C. Page, and an unidentified man standing in front of Hansen's recently unveiled memorial plaque at the Hoover Dam.
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