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1. Proposal for the Sahara Boardwalk Hotel and Casino, Atlantic City, documents supporting petition for Proposal for the Sahara Boardwalk Hotel and Casino, Atlantic City, documents supporting petition for New Jersey Gaming License, 1980 resorts; Information regarding the proposed Sahara Boardwalk Hotel Casino in Atlantic City, including applicant information, project description, project graphics, other agency approvals, financing plans, impact...

2. Proposal for the Xanadu Hotel and Casino (Las Vegas), October 30, 1975 Proposal for the Xanadu Hotel and Casino (Las Vegas), October 30, 1975 resorts Binder containing the proposal for the Xanadu resort, including conceptual sketches, pictures of mockups, and detailed proposal documents. Unbuilt project. Page 75 of proposal is missing. Stamped or labeled...

3. Proposal for 1987 and beyond: a future look to Downtown Las Vegas, February 1, 1987 Proposal for 1987 and beyond: a future look to Downtown Las Vegas, February 1, 1987 business districts; Overview of a master development plan for the City of Las Vegas from 1987.

4. Letter from Homer Rissman to Frank S. Hofues, Santa Monica, December 21, 1955 Letter from Homer Rissman to Frank S. Hofues, Santa Monica, December 21, 1955 Five-page letter from Homer Rissman to Frank Hofues regarding the Lady Luck Casino, later named the Hacienda.

5. 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.

6. Newspaper clipping, They call him Mr. Frontier, Hughes Nevada Preview, August 1, 1972 Newspaper clipping, They call him Mr. Frontier, Hughes Nevada Preview, August 1, 1972 Newspaper article about the Frontier casino executive Mort Saiger from the Hughes Nevada Preview. The article is laminated onto a wooden presentation plaque.

7. Photograph of the front exterior of the Hotel Nevada (Las Vegas), circa 1910 Photograph of the front exterior of the Hotel Nevada (Las Vegas), circa 1910 hotels (public accommodations); Hotel Nevada after the addition of a balcony. Transcribed from photo sleeve: "by Florence Lee Jones ... March, 1969. Early Las Vegas History. The Hotel Nevada, at the Southeast corner of Main and Fremont...

8. Architectural drawing of Sands Hotel (Las Vegas) additions and alterations, penthouse furnishing plan, Architectural drawing of Sands Hotel (Las Vegas) additions and alterations, penthouse furnishing plan, October 31, 1964 resorts; Architectural plans for additions and alterations to The Sands Hotel. Printed on mylar. Berton Charles Severson, architect; Brian Walter Webb, architect; Fred D. Anderson, delineator.

9. Architectural drawing of Thunderbird Hotel (Las Vegas), addition to southwest wing, exterior elevations, Architectural drawing of Thunderbird Hotel (Las Vegas), addition to southwest wing, exterior elevations, circa 1950s resorts; Architectural plans for the addition of the southwest wing of the Thunderbird Hotel. Includes outside wall construction detail and load bearing partition detail. Bottom right corner of sheet missing. "Thunderbird...

10. Architectural drawing of Thunderbird Hotel (Las Vegas), addition to southwest wing, second floor plan, Architectural drawing of Thunderbird Hotel (Las Vegas), addition to southwest wing, second floor plan, circa 1950s resorts; Architectural plans for the addition of the southwest wing of the Thunderbird Hotel. "Thunderbird Hotel and Bonanza Hotel Inc." printed near lower right corner. Note: Bonanza Hotel Inc. is not related...

11. 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...

12. Photograph of the ''Welcome Home Howard'' sign with the Landmark tower and Convention Center (Las Vegas), Photograph of the ''Welcome Home Howard'' sign with the Landmark tower and Convention Center (Las Vegas), 1972 gambling casinos; convention centers; "Welcome Home Howard" sign with the Landmark Hotel and Casino and Las Vegas Convention Center in the background. Handwritten text on photo sleeve: "Outdoor sign which reads, 'Welcome Home, Howard!' to...

13. Photograph of the Sahara Hotel and Casino sign assembly (Las Vegas), 1980 Photograph of the Sahara Hotel and Casino sign assembly (Las Vegas), 1980 resorts; Crane placing the last section of the Sahara neon sign, which at the time was the tallest free standing sign in the world. The sign says 'Del Webb's Sahara.'

14. Photograph of the Sahara Hotel and Casino (Las Vegas), after 1963 Photograph of the Sahara Hotel and Casino (Las Vegas), after 1963 resorts; The Sahara complex after the 1963 completion of the 24 room tower, which was the tallest building in Nevada at the time.

15. Photograph of the exterior of the Golden Gate Hotel and Casino (Las Vegas), circa 1955-1964 Photograph of the exterior of the Golden Gate Hotel and Casino (Las Vegas), circa 1955-1964 hotels (public accommodations); Exterior of the Golden Gate Casino. Vertical sign for the Hotel Sal Sagev is still on the corner. The business began as Hotel Nevada, built circa 1907, which changed to Sal Sagev from 1931-1955.

16. Photograph of assembly of the neon sign in front of the Sahara Hotel and Casino (Las Vegas), 1980 Photograph of assembly of the neon sign in front of the Sahara Hotel and Casino (Las Vegas), 1980 resorts; Assembly of the Sahara Hotel and Casino neon sign, which at the time was the tallest free standing sign in the world.

17. Postcard showing the Horseshoe Club exterior (Las Vegas), circa 1950s Postcard showing the Horseshoe Club exterior (Las Vegas), circa 1950s gambling casinos; The Horseshoe on Fremont Street in the 1950s. Printed text on back of postcard: "The Horsehoe Club, Fremont Street, Las Vegas, Nevada. The new Horsehoe Club is another notable showplace of Las Vegas, Nevada....

18. Photograph of a quarter horse sale on Fremont Street (Las Vegas), April 17, 1968 Photograph of a quarter horse sale on Fremont Street (Las Vegas), April 17, 1968 business districts; Horse sale on Fremont Street at night, showing the neon of the Mint, Horseshoe, and Hotel Fremont, all of which make up part of Glitter Gulch. Stamped on original: "Allen Photographers, Inc. Post Office...

19. Film transparency of Club Bingo (Las Vegas), 1947-1952 Film transparency of Club Bingo (Las Vegas), 1947-1952 gambling casinos; Nighttime view of the exterior of Club Bingo, which became the Sahara Hotel and Casino in 1952.

20. Photograph of the Hollywood Park guest wing at the Sands Hotel (Las Vegas), 1950s Photograph of the Hollywood Park guest wing at the Sands Hotel (Las Vegas), 1950s resorts; Hollywood Park - one of five two-story buildings which housed guests at the Sands in the 1950s. The five buildings were all named after famous American racetracks.
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