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1. Proposal for a future look to downtown Las Vegas: 1984 and beyond, March 2, 1984 Proposal for a future look to downtown Las Vegas: 1984 and beyond, March 2, 1984 business districts; A master development plan for the city of Las Vegas from 1984.

2. 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.

3. Film transparency of aerial view of Fremont Street (Las Vegas), circa 1947 Film transparency of aerial view of Fremont Street (Las Vegas), circa 1947 business districts; Aerial view of Fremont Street looking northwest from east of Second Street. Neon signs for Bentley's Western Trading Post, the Golden Nugget, the Eldorado Club, the Hotel Apache, the Boulder Club, Club...

4. 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.

5. 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.

6. Film transparency of businesses on Fremont Street, Las Vegas, Nevada, circa 1947 Film transparency of businesses on Fremont Street, Las Vegas, Nevada, circa 1947 business districts; Daytime view of Fremont Street looking northwest from Second Street toward the Union Pacific Railroad station. The Golden Nugget Gambling Hall is seen on the southwest corner of Fremont and Second Streets,...

7. 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.

8. Film transparency of the exterior corner of the Pioneer Club (Las Vegas), circa 1948 Film transparency of the exterior corner of the Pioneer Club (Las Vegas), circa 1948 gambling casinos; Evening view of the exterior of the Pioneer Club on the southwest corner of Fremont and First Streets.

9. Photograph of metal framework for the neon sign for the Las Vegas Club (Las Vegas), 1948 Photograph of metal framework for the neon sign for the Las Vegas Club (Las Vegas), 1948 gambling casinos; Framework for the Las Vegas Club Sign on Fremont Street. The back of the Pioneer Club sign is seen in the background.

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. Photograph of the front exterior of the original Las Vegas Club (Las Vegas), 1930s Photograph of the front exterior of the original Las Vegas Club (Las Vegas), 1930s gambling casinos; Las Vegas Club in its original location on the south side of Fremont Street next to the Pioneer Club. The Las Vegas Club was the first casino with a neon sign. This photo shows the doors that replaced...

12. Photograph of businesses on Fremont Street, Las Vegas, Nevada, 1943 Photograph of businesses on Fremont Street, Las Vegas, Nevada, 1943 business districts; Looking northwest on Fremont Street from between First and Second Streets. Mike's Liquor is at 106 Fremont St. The exterior corner of the Las Vegas Pharmacy at 32 Fremont St. on the corner of First St....

13. Film transparency of Fremont Street seen from Second Street, Las Vegas, Nevada, circa 1947 Film transparency of Fremont Street seen from Second Street, Las Vegas, Nevada, circa 1947 business districts; Looking northwest towards the Union Pacific Railroad station from the intersection of Fremont and Second Streets, Las Vegas, Nevada. The Golden Nugget is on the southwest corner and the Eldorado Club is...

14. Photograph of Googie architecture, Ship's Coffee Shop (Westwood, Calif.), circa 1963 Photograph of Googie architecture, Ship's Coffee Shop (Westwood, Calif.), circa 1963 coffee shops; Martin Stern Jr. is credited as a pioneer of Googie style architecture; his first of that style was Ship's Coffee Shop. Three Ship's Coffee Shops operated in the Los Angeles area from 1956 until the 1990s....

15. 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.

16. Film transparency of the middle of the Glitter Gulch at night (Las Vegas), circa 1959 Film transparency of the middle of the Glitter Gulch at night (Las Vegas), circa 1959 business districts; Night scene of Fremont Street showing the neon sings of White Cross Drugs, the Golden Nugget, Lucky Strike Club, Pioneer Club, Monte Carlo Club, Las Vegas Club, The Mint, Boulder Club, Hotel Apache, and...

17. Photograph of "Glitter Gulch'' at night (Las Vegas), circa 1960s Photograph of "Glitter Gulch'' at night (Las Vegas), circa 1960s business districts; Nighttime view of Fremont Street (also known as "Glitter Gulch" because of its many neon lights), featuring the Las Vegas Club, Hotel Sal Sagev, the Overland Hotel, Hotel Fremont, the Mint Hotel, the Pioneer...

18. Film transparency of Fremont Street looking northwest from Second Street at Christmas time (Las Vegas), Film transparency of Fremont Street looking northwest from Second Street at Christmas time (Las Vegas), circa 1948 business districts; Nighttime view of Fremont Street looking northwest from east of Second Street. Neon signs for the Golden Nugget, Eldorado Club, Boulder Club, Frontier Club, Pioneer Club and White Cross Drugs are seen....

19. 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.

20. 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.
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