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Report, Impact of a water-imposed interruption of growth in the Las Vegas Region, August, 1992 Projection of what would happen to the growth of Las Vegas when the availability of water becomes the biggest limiting factor.
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County agent project progress report, Irrigation district, November 1, 1929 Progress report with copies of relevant correspondence regarding the creation of an irrigation district in the Moapa Valley. Project Number: State Office #172, Clark County #12
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Geology and water resources of Las Vegas, Pahrump, and Indian Spring Valleys, Clark and Nye... Report on the geology and groundwater of southern Nevada.
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Report on cooperative irrigation, drainage, and water control educational work in Moapa and Virgin Valleys,... Discussion of the necessity of public education in the Moapa and Virgin valleys in regards to irrigation, drainage, water storage, domestic water, and flood control. Report was written October 10, 1945, attached application was dated February 3, 1945.
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Transcript of meeting regarding the Las Vegas Valley Water District, held under the auspices of... Transcript of a meeting to discuss the creation of the Las Vegas Valley Water District
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Photograph of a group of people next to the Colorado River at the south end... People standing near the Colorado River in Black Canyon at the start of Hoover Dam construction
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Photograph of two women posing on a giant dead Cottonwood tree in the remains of... Two women on the trunk of a very large dead Cottonwood tree in the remains of St. Thomas
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Newspaper clipping, Protest emergency water ordinance 247, Las Vegas Review-Journal, July 26, 1939 Lorenzi urging people to protest the passage of City Ordinance No. 247, because it creates the impression to possible future residents that Las Vegas does not have enough water.
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Photograph of people in and near a pool, Las Vegas, before 1920 People swimming at the pool at the old ranch. Inscription at top of photo: In the plunge at Las Vegas.
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Photograph of people in swimming pool, Las Vegas Ranch, Las Vegas, before 1920 People swimming in the pool at the Las Vegas Ranch. Inscription on bottom of photo: In the plunge at Las Vegas.
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Photograph of people camped on the Colorado River in the Vegas Wash, 1910 People camping next to their wagon in the Las Vegas Wash near the Colorado River.
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Photograph of people at Las Vegas Spring, before 1915 People with wagon and horses next to the Las Vegas Spring
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Photograph of people at Vegas Wash, 1910 People and horse-drawn wagon in the Las Vegas Wash.
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Photograph of a group of people in and around swimming pool at Ladd's Resort, Las... Group of people, primarily children posing near the swimming pool at Ladd's Resort, the Las Vegas Ranch.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to Frank Strong, October 26, 1945 Bracken stating that water from company wells should not be used for irrigation until metering can be instituted. The formation of a water district at this time was not desirable for the Union Pacific Railroad.
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Photograph of a group admiring maize on the Gilcrease Ranch, 1943 A group of people admiring maize on the Gilcrease Ranch. Left to Right: Ted Gilcrease; Elda Gilcrease; Charles Ward, Sheriff Gene Ward; Bill Gilcrease
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Photograph of people sitting on a log in the middle of a swimming area at... Several people in swimming suits relaxing on a log in the water at Indian Springs
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Photograph of the swimming pool at Las Vegas Spring, 1916 People swimming in a pool at the ranch at Las Vegas Spring, 1916.
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Photograph of people gathered at the Las Vegas Townsite auction, 1905 Shot of the podium during the 1905 auction of town sites in Las Vegas
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Photograph of the swimming pool at the Las Vegas Ranch, 1905-1910 People swimming at the pool at the Las Vegas Ranch
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Telegram from A. M. Folger (Las Vegas) to William Reinhardt (Los Angeles), October 10, 1948 The Chamber of Commerce had been trying to push people into voting for the creation of the Las Vegas Valley Water District, but considerable opposition had been forming. Folger asks for permission to present true facts about the issue to...
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Report, Final environmental impact statement, Southern Nevada Water Project, second stage, June 6, 1977 Final environmental impact statement for the second stage of the Southern Nevada Water Project.
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Letter from A. M. Folger (Las Vegas) to William Reinhardt, September 27, 1948, and newspaper... In the enclosed editorial sent with correspondence, Cahlan expressed a concern that if the water district were created, they would begin to get their water from Lake Mead, which of necessity would be chlorinated.
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Book excerpt, Preliminary report concerning explorations and surveys principally in Nevada and Arizona, 1871 Report and maps of survey of the area including Southern Nevada. Includes pages 74-85 of the book.
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Photograph of Union Pacific Railroad crews removing tracks at the St. Thomas line, 1938 Union Pacific Railroad crews taking up the St. Thomas line in advance of Lake Mead.
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Photograph of artesian well on Eglington Ranch, circa 1912 Artesian well on the Eglington Ranch. Photograph includes one of Dara's boys.
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Photograph of man and woman standing in front of building, St. Thomas, 1935-1938 Lorraine and her father standing in front of the shell of a building, probably Hannig's Ice Cream Parlor, in antediluvian St. Thomas. Handwritten on bottom left corner: St. Thomas Nev.
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Photograph flood damage to railroad tracks in Stine, Nevada, 1905 Flooding in Stine, Nevada, 1905. View of damage to the railroad tracks.
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Photograph of Rex Bell?, J. T. Williams, and Clara Bow? Standing next to an artesian... Rex Bell?, J. T. Williams, and Clara Bow? Standing next to an artesian well.
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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 flooding on Carey Avenue in North Las Vegas, 1970s Flooding on Carey Avenue, North Las Vegas.
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Photograph of Stewart family standing next to Las Vegas Creek, before 1905 Stewart family standing next to the creek with two burros.
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Photograph of the Perkins family sightseeing in St. Thomas, 1945 The Perkins family sightseeing in St. Thomas
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Photograph of irrigation pond at Wilson Ranch (Spring Mountain Ranch); September 1921 Irrigation school at Wilson Ranch, 30 miles from Las Vegas.
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Photograph of a St. Thomas resident standing near dry hedges, 1945 Hedges in St. Thomas
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Photograph of William S. and Mary Belle Park near an artesian well, circa 1910 William S. and Mary Belle Park[?] near an artesian well.
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Group photograph of men in swim wear at the Las Vegas Ranch, 1916 Group of swimmers at the Lake Vegas Ranch with the ruins of the Mormon Fort in the background. Information provided by Special Collections included a photocopy of the photograph identifying three of the individual in the photograph. The second...
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Photograph of swimmers at Lorenzi Park pool, circa 1931 Swimmers at Lorenzi Park Pool. Frenchman Mountain in the background to the east.
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Photograph of Rockwell family members at the Colorado River near the Hoover Dam construction site,... Rockwell Family members overlooking the Colorado River at the Hoover Dam Construction site.
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Photograph of Rockwell family members on the Old River Trail above Fort Callville, 1908 Mother and Earl Rockwell hiking above the Colorado River near Fort Callville.
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County agent project progress report, Flood control - soil conservation, November 1, 1937 Report on the eight most pressing issues regarding flood-erosion control in 1937. Project Number: State Office #172, Clark Co. #12
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Photograph of the prayer dedication for the signing of the Hoover Dam bill, December 1928 A large gathering of people near the dam site praying in thanks for the passage of the bill authorizing the construction of Hoover Dam
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Report of flood control work in southern Nevada winter of 1933 & 1934 by Civilian... Report with photos that details flood control work completed by the Civilian Conservation Corps in Southern Nevada during the winter of 1933-34.
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Newsletter, Las Vegas Nevada Chamber of Commerce, Your vote may be the important one, Vol.... A single subject newsletter encouraging people to participate in voting for the creation of the Las Vegas Valley Water District. The vote was to take place on October 19, 1948. The installation of water meters is mentioned.
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Investigative report on underground leakage from artesian wells in the Las Vegas Area, 1938 Investigation of underground leakage of Las Vegas artesian wells.
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Report, Civilian Conservation Corps work on the flood menace in Southern Nevada, after 1935 Summary of the flood control work performed by the Civilian Conservation Corp in the Moapa Valley
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to L. L. Arnett (Las Vegas), June 15,... Letter from Bracken asking the Las Vegas mayor if the city could assign a policeman at the water company's expense to enforce water restrictions as they were entering the hottest part of the year.
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Newspaper clipping, Where I stand, Las Vegas Sun, May 9, 1953 Editorial from the Las Vegas Sun. Unlike a noble French merchant, who sacrificed greatly to give the people of Marseilles good water, the water company is trying to bleed all the money they can out of the situation before surrendering...
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Letter from E. E. Bennett (Los Angeles) to William Reinhardt, December 11, 1951 The Las Vegas Land and Water Company provided the water district with an inventory a year before, but no buyers made an offer yet. The letter is an account of a meeting to discuss further details of the proposed purchase....
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Memo from A. M. Folger to Walter R. Bracken about drill wells, June 12, 1945 Account of a meeting called by the State Engineer to discuss applications to drill wells. The Las Vegas Land and Water Company and Robert Griffith both dropped their objections and both were allowed permits. Those in attendance discussed...
 

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