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Desert Sea News Bureau (1)

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1. Photograph of a Las Vegas gambling scene, 1930s Photograph of a Las Vegas gambling scene, 1930s gambling casinos; Gambling in an early Las Vegas casino, probably the Frontier Club. Compare the bare interior with modern casino interiors.

2. 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."

3. 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...

4. 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...

5. 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...

6. Photograph of Las Vegas Club and Overland Hotel (Las Vegas) at night, after 1949 Photograph of Las Vegas Club and Overland Hotel (Las Vegas) at night, after 1949 gambling casinos;

7. 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]...

8. Photograph of the Frontier Club sign at night (Las Vegas), before 1946 Photograph of the Frontier Club sign at night (Las Vegas), before 1946 gambling casinos; Color night view of the Frontier Club sign.

9. 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."

10. Photograph of the hotel lobby of the Desert Inn (Las Vegas), after 1950 Photograph of the hotel lobby of the Desert Inn (Las Vegas), after 1950 resorts

11. Photograph of the front exterior of the Pioneer Club at night (Las Vegas), circa 1947 Photograph of the front exterior of the Pioneer Club at night (Las Vegas), circa 1947 gambling casinos; The exterior corner of the Pioneer Club and Las Vegas Club on Fremont street at night.

12. Film transparency of Fremont Street, Las Vegas, Nevada, at night, circa 1932 Film transparency of Fremont Street, Las Vegas, Nevada, at night, circa 1932 business districts; Looking northwest from the corner of Fremont and Second Streets, Las Vegas, Nevada. The Mission Bar is on the southwest corner and the Hotel Apache is on the northwest corner. The Union Pacific Railroad...

13. Film transparency of gamblers at a craps table in the Hotel Last Frontier (Las Vegas), 1950-1959 Film transparency of gamblers at a craps table in the Hotel Last Frontier (Las Vegas), 1950-1959 resorts; Gamblers playing craps. The gambler playing craps has $350 in his hand.

14. Film transparency of an unidentified casino's slot machine and craps areas (Las Vegas), circa 1950s Film transparency of an unidentified casino's slot machine and craps areas (Las Vegas), circa 1950s gambling casinos; Slots and craps in an unidentified casino.

15. Film transparency of the Northern Club on Fremont Street (Las Vegas), 1931-1943 Film transparency of the Northern Club on Fremont Street (Las Vegas), 1931-1943 gambling casinos; Front of the Northern Club on Fremont Street. There are newspaper boys outside of the casino.

16. Film transparency of the West end of Fremont Street in the daytime from the train depot (Las Vegas), Film transparency of the West end of Fremont Street in the daytime from the train depot (Las Vegas), circa 1955 business districts; Daytime view of Fremont Street from the train depot circa 1955.

17. Film transparency of businesses on Fremont Street, Las Vegas, Nevada, circa 1932 Film transparency of businesses on Fremont Street, Las Vegas, Nevada, circa 1932 business districts; The north side of Fremont Street at Second Street. The Hotel Apache and Apache Cafe are on the corner. The Apache Casino, and the Boulder Club are seen to the northwest.

18. Film transparency of the Glitter Gulch on Fremont Street at night (Las Vegas), circa 1951 Film transparency of the Glitter Gulch on Fremont Street at night (Las Vegas), circa 1951 business districts; Fremont Street at night circa 1951; This area of Fremont Street was known as the Glitter Gulch;

19. Film transparency of the Flamingo Las Vegas lobby (Las Vegas), 1950s Film transparency of the Flamingo Las Vegas lobby (Las Vegas), 1950s resorts; Lobby area of the Flamingo Hotel.

20. Film negative of Fremont Street looking west (Las Vegas), circa 1932 Film negative of Fremont Street looking west (Las Vegas), circa 1932 business districts; Fremont Street from the roof of the Sal Segav in the early 1930s.
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