City of Las Vegas established

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January 1, 1905
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Westside established

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January 1, 1904
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John Howell purchases land to become the first black rancher/land owner

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January 1, 1872
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Town Hall Meetings introduced AfAm Collaborative

During this past year of organizing the African American Collaborative, a series of three Town Hall Meetings were hosted at the West Las Vegas Public Library. The meetings introduced community members to the project, encouraging participation as narrators and sharing of personal photos and other memorabilia. The success of this project will be increased by the contributions materials and memories such as these.

10th Anniversary of OHRC Celebrated

Patricia Iannuzzi, Dean of UNLV University Libraries, and Claytee White, Director of Oral History Research Center (OHRC), welcomed guests to a remarkable panel discussion at Lied Library on May 5 to honor the 10th anniversary of OHRC.

Berkley Square unveils new banners

Berkley Square celebrated its National Register Historic Places recognition on February 9, 2013, with the unveiling of banners. Here Courtney Mooney talks to the media that day. Courtney is a member of the African American Collaborative and the Historic Preservation Officer from the City of Las Vegas Department of Planning.

Sahara 1980

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Sahara Showboat Hotel and Casino, Atlantic City proposal

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January 1, 1980
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Sands 1993

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Dunes Hotel imploded to make way for the Bellagio

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January 1, 1993
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Sands 1955

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Dunes Hotel opens

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January 1, 1955
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Royal Nevada Hotel 2007

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The Stardust Hotel is imploded

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January 1, 2007
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