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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to W. M. Jeffers (Omaha) May 20, 1942 Bracken's response to Jeffers who had asked about accounting problems. Las Vegas was undergoing a massive boom, and the urban growth represented the difference in numbers.
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Schedule of rates, rules and regulations of the Las Vegas Land and Water Company, December... Detailed list of water rates and rules for water usage in Las Vegas.
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Aerial photograph of Henderson, Nevada, March 31, 1942 Early aerial view of Henderson, Nevada looking northwest over the Basic Magnesium plant and Whitney Mesa, showing demountable houses in various stages of construction..
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Photograph of Lost City restorations and Lake Mead, Nevada, 1939 The waters of Lake Mead lapping at the base of the restorations of the Lost City.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to W. M. Jeffers, May 20, 1942 Explanation of why Las Vegas Land and Water Company had undercharged users by almost $900 the previous year.
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Photograph of water seeping into restored pit and dwellings of Lost City, Nevada, 1939 Pithouse in the Lost City restorations undermined by rising Lake Mead water.
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Aerial photograph of the Basic Magnesium Inc. plant, Henderson, Nevada, March 31, 1942 Aerial view of the Basic Magnesium plant looking west over the Las Vegas Valley towards the Spring Mountains.
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Aerial photograph showing Henderson, Nevada and the Basic Magnesium Inc. plant, March 31, 1942 Aerial view of Henderson and the Basic Magnesium plant showing the terminal reservoir, demountable housing, and temporary boarding camp.
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Letter from A. M. Folger (Las Vegas) to William Reinhardt, April 19, 1950 Projection of the amount of water needed when planned subdivisions are completed
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Photograph of Lake Mead and the Lost City restorations, Nevada, 1938 View of the Lost City from the approaching waters of Lake Mead during the spring of 1938.
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Photograph of Lake Mead at base of Lost City restorations, Nevada, 1939 Water from Lake Mead undermining a wall in the restored Lost City.
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Photograph of Lost City restorations and Lake Mead, northward direction, Nevada, 1939 The Lost City restorations nearly surrounded by the waters of Lake Mead.
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Photograph of Lake Mead and Lost City restorations, Nevada, 1939 The rising water of Lake Mead damages a pit and dwelling of the Lost City restoration.
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Photograph of dwelling at Lost City, 1938 A restored Indian house at Lost City showing the lake only a few feet away.
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Photograph of Lake Mead rising over Lost City, June 1938 The restored Indian house at Lost City showing the lake only a few feet away. This is a portion of the first house restored
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Photograph of a Spanish rock house on the north side of the Meadows in Vegas... Entrance and outer walls of a Spanish rock house on the north side of the Meadows in Vegas Wash, 1909.
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Photograph of Lake Mead submerging the town of St. Thomas, June 1938 An adobe home in St. Thomas surrounded by water.
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Photograph of Lost City restorations and Lake Mead, Nevada, 1938 Lost City restorations with Lake Mead in the distance.
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Photograph of Lost City restorations and Lake Mead, southward direction, Nevada, 1939 View from the back side of the restorations looking south toward the approaching water.
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Photograph of Lake Mead and back of Lost City restorations, Nevada, 1939 View from the back side of the Lost City restorations looking out into the approaching water.
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Photograph of Maude Swartwood at the remains of an adobe house at Big Las Vegas... Maude Swartwood on a horse amidst the ruins of an adobe house next to the big Las Vegas Spring.
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Letter from Thomas A. Campbell (Las Vegas) to members of underwriting group for bonds, including... Letter from the Las Vegas Valley Water District's president informing the District's bond underwriters that pending legislation had been defeated. The measures would have affected holders of the $8,700,000 waterworks bonds. Supporting documents from the District include a report dated...
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Photograph of Lake Mead approaching the Lost City restorations, Nevada, 1938 View from the northwest of the Lost City restorations.
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Letter from A. M. Folger (Las Vegas) to E. E. Bennett, September 20, 1948 Contract negotiations for connecting a new subdivision to the water company mains.
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Letter from R. L. Adamson (Los Angeles) to F. H. Knickerbocker, September 10, 1928 Summary of the amount of water used by the railroad, the water company, and for irrigation on the Las Vegas Ranch in 1928 for use in calculating water rates.
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Aerial photograph of downtown Las Vegas looking east toward Frenchman Mountain, post-1953 Aerial view of downtown Las Vegas looking east toward Frenchman Mountains. The following buildings are visible in the photograph: Lucky Casino, Horseshoe Casino, Fremont Hotel and Casino, Four Queens Casino, Golden Nugget, El Cortez Hotel, First National Bank, Bank of...
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Minutes of Clark County commission meeting, November 1, 1909 Minutes of meeting discussing the granting of a franchise to the Las Vegas Land and Water Company.
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Aerial photograph of Las Vegas in the mid to late 1930s Aerial photo of Las Vegas looking south.
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Photograph of two women in St. Thomas, circa 1948 Two women pretending to fish off a foundation of a house in St. Thomas.
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Book excerpt, Preliminary report to determine feasibility of diverting Colorado River, February 1, 1876 The excerpt consists of Appendix B printed in the Annual report by the Army Corps of Engineers upon the geographical surveys west of the 100th Meridian, February 18, 1905. It contains maps of the Southwest region of the United States,...
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Agreement between Los Angeles & Salt Lake Railroad Company, Union Pacific Railroad Company, Las Vegas... Agreement to sell water production, storage, and distribution facilities to the Las Vegas Valley Water District; includes maps and attached exhibits (C.L.D. No. 11342)
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Photograph of footbridge over Las Vegas Creek, circa 1905 Footbridge over the Las Vegas Creek.
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Photograph of trees and house at Las Vegas Ranch, circa 1905 Trees and house on the Las Vegas Ranch.
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Photograph of crew dismantling a house in St. Thomas, 1938 Crew dismantling a house in St. Thomas
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Photograph of damage to a mobile home at Nelson's Landing after flood of September 14,... Damage to a mobile home at Nelson's Landing after flood of September 14, 1974.
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Photograph of two unidentified women on the bridge at Indian Springs, Nevada, circa 1930. Two women standing on the bridge that spans over the creek at Indian Springs, Nevada.
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Photograph of a man fishing off the foundation of a house, St. Thomas, 1945 A man fishing off the foundations of a house in St. Thomas
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Photograph of Gordon Bettles and unknown men in a rye field on the T &... Gordon Bettles and two others inspecting the rye in preparation for cutting it on the T & T Ranch in the Amargosa Valley.
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Photograph of temporary shanty town along Colorado River, circa 1931 Shack town filled with people waiting for jobs building the Hoover Dam.
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Photograph of Blue Diamond/Cottonwood Valley, Nevada, before 1930 View looking northeast over Blue Diamond towards the Spring Mountains.
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Aerial photograph of Las Vegas, 1931 Aerial view of Las Vegas looking southwest
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Photograph of an artesian well on the T & T Ranch, Nevada, 1949 Artesian Well used for irrigation on the T & T Ranch.
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Aerial photograph of Las Vegas, 1920s Aerial view of Las Vegas looking northwest over the Union Pacific Railroad yards.
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Photograph of a man inspecting the ruins of St. Thomas, 1945 A man looking in a washtub in St. Thomas. The home referred to in the photograph belonged to Moses and Mary Gibson.
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Photograph of flooding in the Nevada desert, circa 1950 Flooding in the desert
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Photograph of cesspool sewage, Pittman, Nevada, April 27, 1944 Seepage spots in Pittman.
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Aerial photograph taken of Dr. John S. Park home and Kiel Ranch, North Las Vegas,... Aerial photograph of Kiel Ranch and the home of Dr. John S. Park.
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Photograph of the remains of Mary Gibson's home in St. Thomas, 1945 Remains of Mary Gibson's home in St. Thomas, looking toward the Valley of Fire
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Aerial photograph of Las Vegas looking west, 1945 Aerial view of Las Vegas immediately following the close of World War II
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Photograph of an artesian well on the T & T Ranch, Nevada, 1953 Artesian well used for irrigation on the T & T Ranch.
 

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