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1. 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.

2. Architectural drawing of the Hacienda (Las Vegas), planning and sketches of the conceptual plan, 1951-1956 Architectural drawing of the Hacienda (Las Vegas), planning and sketches of the conceptual plan, 1951-1956 resorts; Conceptual sketch of the main building of the Lady Luck, which later became the Hacienda (Las Vegas). Original medium: pencil on tissue paper.

3. 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...

4. 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...

5. Architectural sketch of the Hacienda (Las Vegas), general layout of the property, 1951-1956 Architectural sketch of the Hacienda (Las Vegas), general layout of the property, 1951-1956 resorts; Rough sketch of the general layout of the proposed Lady Luck, which later became the Hacienda (Las Vegas). Original medium: blue pen on notebook paper.

6. 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.

7. Googie architectural style design drawing of Brasilia Village (Las Vegas), fountain at entrance, February Googie architectural style design drawing of Brasilia Village (Las Vegas), fountain at entrance, February 1961 resorts; Drawing of a proposed fountain for Brasilia Village, which was planned for the area that is now the New York New York Casino. 'Las Vegas Boulevard South, next north of Hacienda Hotel' in lower left corner....

8. 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.

9. 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.

10. 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...

11. Photograph of a rendering of the Las Vegas Hilton (Las Vegas), circa 1975 Photograph of a rendering of the Las Vegas Hilton (Las Vegas), circa 1975 resorts; Artist's concept of the Las Vegas Hilton expansion which was later renamed as International Hotel.

12. 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.

13. 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...

14. 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.

15. Photograph of the Flamingo Hotel's Champagne Tower and sign (Las Vegas), after 1953 Photograph of the Flamingo Hotel's Champagne Tower and sign (Las Vegas), after 1953 resorts; nighttime photo of the Flamingo's famous Champagne Tower which opened in 1950.

16. 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...

17. 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.

18. 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.

19. 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.'

20. 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...
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