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1. Photograph of a rendering of Harrah's Tahoe (Stateline, Nev.), circa 1972 Photograph of a rendering of Harrah's Tahoe (Stateline, Nev.), circa 1972 resorts; Stern's revised concept of the Harrah's Tahoe. Transcribed from photo: "Harrah's Lake Tahoe. Martin Stern Jr., A.I.A. Architect & Associates." Artist's name on rendering: Sigfried Knop. Transcribed from...

2. Photograph of a rendering of the Harrah's Tahoe tower (Stateline, Nev.), circa 1972 Photograph of a rendering of the Harrah's Tahoe tower (Stateline, Nev.), circa 1972 resorts; Martin Stern's final design of the Harrah's Tahoe tower. Transcribed from photo: "Harrah's, Lake Tahoe, plans to complete this 18 story hotel by mid-1973. The 270 room structure will have an attached three-level...

3. Photograph of a faro card game in the Boulder Club (Las Vegas), 1953 Photograph of a faro card game in the Boulder Club (Las Vegas), 1953 gambling casinos; Faro table in the Boulder Club Card Room. Transcribed from photo: "The card room at the back of the old Boulder Club where Larry Hazelwood played bridge, Jimmy Young played poker, etc. Permission to take...

4. Photograph of the bar area of the Boulder Club (Las Vegas), 1953 Photograph of the bar area of the Boulder Club (Las Vegas), 1953 gambling casinos; The long bar on the west side of the Boulder Club, later part of Binion's Horseshoe. Behind the bar is Ben Turner, bar manager, and bartender Chet Blue. Transcribed from original: "About August, 1953,...

5. Photograph of the Hotel Las Vegas (Las Vegas), 1905 Photograph of the Hotel Las Vegas (Las Vegas), 1905 hotels (public accommodations); The Hotel Las Vegas was the first hotel in Las Vegas, a tent set up for people who came to participate in the land auction. Managed by Pop Squires." Transcribed from back of photo: "Hotel Las Vegas 1905....

6. Postcard showing the Hotel Last Frontier property (Las Vegas), 1942-1955 Postcard showing the Hotel Last Frontier property (Las Vegas), 1942-1955 resorts; View of the Hotel Last Frontier property with a dirt road in the foreground. Transcribed from front of postcard: "Hotel Last Frontier: The early West in modern splendor at Las Vegas, Nevada."

7. 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...

8. Photograph of a parade on Fremont Street (Las Vegas), 1948 Photograph of a parade on Fremont Street (Las Vegas), 1948 business districts; Transcribed from original: "Circa 1948. A Shrine band marches down Fremont Street during an early parade." This parade was in support of the 1948 elections, as indicated by the banner in the photo, urging...

9. Photograph of the casino interior of the Boulder Club (Las Vegas), circa 1930s Photograph of the casino interior of the Boulder Club (Las Vegas), circa 1930s gambling casinos; Crowded interior view of the Boulder Club on Fremont Street. Transcribed from original: "The busy Boulder Club, at Las Vegas, Nev., has been in operation since 1929 under the original ownership. Even Faro...

10. Photograph of the casino interior of the Las Vegas Club, 1930s Photograph of the casino interior of the Las Vegas Club, 1930s gambling casinos; Crowded interior view of the Las Vegas Club at its original location. Transcribed from original: "The Las Vegas Club has all standard games, and last year put the first turtle derby, at pari mutuel [sic]...

11. Postcard showing the Golden Nugget Gambling Hall interior (Las Vegas), after 1946 Postcard showing the Golden Nugget Gambling Hall interior (Las Vegas), after 1946 gambling casinos; Photographic postcard featuring table games and the bar area of the Golden Nugget Gambling Hall. Transcribed from original: "The Million Dollar Golden Nugget Gambling Hall, Saloon and Restaurant, Las Vegas....

12. Postcard showing the Hotel Last Frontier (Las Vegas), 1942-1955 Postcard showing the Hotel Last Frontier (Las Vegas), 1942-1955 resorts; View of the Hotel Last Frontier property. Transcribed from front of postcard: "Hotel Last Frontier: The early West in modern splendor at Las Vegas, Nevada."

13. Photograph of Francis X. Brownhofer in front of the Gay Nineties Bar at the Last Frontier Village, 1944 Photograph of Francis X. Brownhofer in front of the Gay Nineties Bar at the Last Frontier Village, 1944 resorts; Francis X. Brownhofer on a horse in front of the Gay Nineties Bar in the Las Frontier Village at the Last Frontier Hotel. Transcribed from original: "Francis X. Brownhofer, purchasing agent and catering...

14. Postcard, front exterior of the Monte Carlo Club on Fremont Street (Las Vegas), circa 1945 Postcard, front exterior of the Monte Carlo Club on Fremont Street (Las Vegas), circa 1945 gambling casinos; Transcribed from original: "Monte Carlo Club. As famous as its name. Downtown. Las Vegas, Nevada" Publishing info from original: "Natural Color R Card from Kodachrome. A Mike Roberts Color Production,...

15. Postcard showing Circus Circus Hotel and Casino (Las Vegas), 1981 Postcard showing Circus Circus Hotel and Casino (Las Vegas), 1981 gambling casinos; Circus Circus from the Strip in 1981. Transcribed from original: "Circus Circus -- World's most unique resort complex, midway on the Las Vegas Strip. Circus Circus Hotel/Casino and all-new Circus Circus...

16. Postcard showing the Sahara Hotel and Casino (Las Vegas), mid 1970s Postcard showing the Sahara Hotel and Casino (Las Vegas), mid 1970s resorts; View of the facade of the Sahara from the Strip with the text "Greetings from Las Vegas." Transcribed from back of postcard: "World Famous Sahara Hotel. 'On-The-Strip' in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photo by Mac...

17. Postcard of the International Hotel (Las Vegas), circa 1969 Postcard of the International Hotel (Las Vegas), circa 1969 resorts; Artist's rendering of the International Hotel. Transcribed from original: "Las Vegas International, Nevada. One is at a loss for words to describe this new $60,000,000 hotel rising up 30 stories above...

18. Postcard showing the Landmark Hotel (Las Vegas), 1970s Postcard showing the Landmark Hotel (Las Vegas), 1970s resorts; View of the Landmark Tower; Transcribed from back of postcard: "Landmark. A Hughes Resort Hotel. Las Vegas, Nev. 89109. Above all in Las Vegas, the Landmark Hotel, 31 stories above the Las Vegas 'Strip.'...

19. Photograph of the Last Frontier Hotel swimming pool (Las Vegas), circa 1950 Photograph of the Last Frontier Hotel swimming pool (Las Vegas), circa 1950 resorts; View of the Las Frontier Hotel and swimming pool. Transcribed from photo sleeve: "Pool, Last Frontier Hotel. Bill Moore purposely situated the pool in front of the hotel, rather than behind the building,...

20. Postcard showing Binion's Horseshoe (Las Vegas), 1980s Postcard showing Binion's Horseshoe (Las Vegas), 1980s resorts; Color view of the facade of Binion's Horseshoe. Transcribed from original: "Binion's Horseshoe Club. Downtown Las Vegas. The 'Bright Spot,' on the world's brightest 2 blocks, featuring the largest electric...
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