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Report, The flood control program - Moapa area, after 1942 Cost of Civilian Conservation Corp work in the Moapa Valley and the benefits accrued to the residents of the valley.
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Map showing explorations and surveys south of Central Pacific R.R., 1871 Preliminary map showing the results of the Wheeler surveys.
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Report, Geological survey circular 346: First fourteen years of Lake Mead, circa 1949 Report on Lake Mead taken from the Lake Mead Comprehensive Survey of 1948-49
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Telegram from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to W. H. Comstock and C. F. Miller... Discussion of installing a small pump to keep up sufficient pressure in the system
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Letter from A. S. Halsted (Los Angeles) to [F. R.] McNamee, December 16, 1924 Halsted proposed that the company not apply for water rights for the Las Vegas Springs but merely ask for a certificate since there were no conflicting claims.
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Photograph of Hemenway Wash and Colorado River from Highway 93, Clark County, circa 1929 Looking east through Hemenway Wash towards the Colorado River from the newly constructed Highway 93.
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Photograph of bridge over Vegas Creek, Las Vegas, circa 1900 Photograph of bridge over Las Vegas Creek south of the Old Mormon Fort.
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Photograph of irrigation headgate with water, before 1930 Water flowing through an irrigation headgate.
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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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Copy of the act creating the Las Vegas Valley Water District, May 10, 1951 Text of the bill creating a water district in the Las Vegas Valley
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to Roscoe Moss (Los Angeles), June 10, 1938 Well No. 2 had dropped production from 2.5 million gallons a day to 700,000 gallons, and Bracken discussed possible remedies.
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Letter from A. M. Folger (Las Vegas) to Frank Strong, May 7, 1947 The elections for Mayor and City Commission have brought the issue of municipal ownership of a water company in Las Vegas to the fore again
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Letter from Frederick F. Barker to the Directors of the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce,... Discussion of the feasibility of bringing water from Lake Mead to Las Vegas
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Letter, handwritten notes, and sketches from Division Engineer C. Miller (Los Angeles) to Chief Engineer... Details of pipeline maintenance including sketches of the work to be done in Las Vegas
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Letter from A. M. Folger (Las Vegas) to Frank Strong, May 27, 1948 Discussion of the issues involved with selling water to properties located outside of the Las Vegas city limits.
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Letter from Roscoe Moss (Los Angeles) to Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas), June 13, 1938 The decrease in flow from Well No. 2 was likely due to the high lime content of the water forming scales over the perforations in the pipe, and Moss recommended enlarging the holes.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to H. C. Mann (Las Vegas) regarding Las... Las Vegas was just entering the hottest part of the year and well No. 1 had dropped off production considerably.
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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 A. M. Folger (Las Vegas) to William Reinhardt, August 27, 1948 Discussion of the request to Mayor Cragin to extend water mains south on the Las Vegas Strip for fire protection.
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Photograph of water tank in the Nevada desert, pre-1950 Water tank in the desert. Sign on windmill reads: Fairbanks-Morse Steel Eclipse.
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Report on the Basic Magnesium, Incorporated water supply system, Clark County, Nevada, October, 1949 Report on the water supply system at Basic Magnesium, Inc.
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Agreement for the delivery of water and power to be sold in Las Vegas, March... Agreement for the Los Angeles & Salt Lake Railroad Company to deliver water and power for the Las Vegas Land and Water Company to sell in Las Vegas.
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Letter from E. W. Cragin (Las Vegas) to A. M. Folger (Las Vegas), August 24,... Request from Las Vegas Mayor Cragin to extend company water mains down the Las Vegas Strip solely for fire protection.
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Senate Bill No. 63, Chapter 167 by Senator Charles D. Baker, approved March 27, 1947 Bill that created the Las Vegas Valley Water District
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to W. M. Jeffers (Los Angeles), June ... Bracken briefing Jeffers on the production problems with Well No. 2, a possible rate increase due to evaporative water coolers, and the water shortage in Las Vegas
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Letter from Alfred J. Ryan to the Directors of the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce,... Discussion of the feasibility of bringing water from Lake Mead to Las Vegas. Pittman is an older name for the city of Henderson. Whitney is an older name for East Las Vegas.
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Letter from Ralph W. O'Neill and James R. Montgomery (Las Vegas) to the Colorado River... Report on how to increase the capacity of the Basic Magnesium, Inc. water facilities to allow for more water to go to the Las Vegas Valley Water District
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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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Letter from J. T. McWilliams (Good Springs, Nevada) to J. Ross Clark (Los Angeles), February... McWilliams' handwritten letter in which he explains that the discrepancy in water measurements of the Las Vegas Creek stem from differences in what the surveyors refer to as a miner's inch. Colonel Moore's reply, mentioned in the letter is referenced...
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Letter from J. Ross Clark to William McDermott (Las Vegas), November 11, 1902 Letter refers to surveying the ranch and makes reference to the Stewart burial plot and cattle.
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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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Panoramic photograph of Las Vegas taken from Salt Lake depot, August 1905 Photograph of Las Vegas in August 1905, looking east down Fremont Street from the Salt Lake depot under construction. Place identified on photo as Los Vegas Nevada.
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Letter from Harold J. Stocker (Clark County, Nevada) to Harold L. Ickes (Washington, D.C.) February... Clark County commissioner asking the Secretary of the Interior to use some of the funds from the Arid Lands Fund to create a drinking water system in the Moapa Valley.
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Letter from C. O. Whittemore (Salt Lake City) to William McDermott (Las Vegas), December 5,... C. O. Whittemore, General Attorney for the San Pedro, Los Angeles & Salt Lake Railroad Company recommends that if the Creek runs off the ranch property at any time, that the creek either be diverted or piped.
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Application for permit to use Las Vegas streets and alleys for water mains and pipe... Original application by the Las Vegas Land and Water Company submitted to the Board of Commissioners of the City of Las Vegas for permit to use the city streets and alleys for water mains and pipe lines. Date on cover...
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Letter from J. T. McWilliams (Good Springs, Nevada) to J. Ross Clark (Los Angeles), January... McWilliams' handwritten letter of his water measurements on the Las Vegas Ranch and his resolving of discrepancies with other measurements.
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Resolution by Board of Commissioners (Las Vegas) to support Harold J. Stocker's letter, circa February... Resolution to support Harold J. Stocker's letter requesting funds from the Arid Lands Fund for improvement of the domestic water supply for the Moapa Valley. Link to actual letter located in Relations field.
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Petition by citizens of Las Vegas to Board of City Commissioners (Las Vegas) requesting adequate... Petition signed by citizens and taxpayers of the city of Las Vegas requesting the Board of City Commissioners of Las Vegas to take action to secure an adequate water supply for the residents of the Original Townsite of Las Vegas....
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken to C. O. Whittemore (Los Angeles), January 17, 1908 Letter to the president of the Las Vegas Land and Water Company complaining of the railroad pumping oil from a sump into Las Vegas Creek.
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Report surveying Las Vegas Ranch from J. T. McWilliams (Good Springs, Nevada) to J. Ross... McWilliams' summary of his findings in his survey of the Las Vegas Ranch, including land boundaries and water resources. Link to one of the plats mentioned in the letter is in references field.
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Letter from J. T. McWilliams (Las Vegas) to William McDermott, November 29, 1902 McWilliams provides surveying information and recommends purchasing the springs that lay outside the boundaries of the Stewart Ranch.
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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 J. Ross Clark (Los Angeles), June 21,... Bracken appraising Clark of a complaint by the City Commission to the Nevada Public Service Commission and its resolution.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to Leonard L. Arnett (Las Vegas), June 20,... Letter to the Mayor of Las Vegas reporting of output from the Las Vegas Springs and wells and consumption by Las Vegas residents.
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Letter from Walter R. Bracken (Las Vegas) to J. Ross Clark (Los Angeles), October 11,... Bracken informing Clark of Buol's attempt to appropriate water from the Las Vegas Creek for his own use.
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Violation notice of the water waste city ordinance, 1950 Violation notice (front and back) informing violators that if they violated the ordinance again they may be arrested (City Ordinance No. 218)
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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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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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Letter from Hugh A. Shamberger (Carson City) to Las Vegas Land and Water Company (Las... List of wells owned by the Las Vegas Land and Water Company and the amount of water granted to each.
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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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