Signing of the contract between the U.S. government and Six Companies for construction of Hoover Dam

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Signing of the contract between the U.S. government and Six Companies for construction of Hoover Dam
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University of Nevada, Las Vegas Libraries
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Photo shows one man sitting at a table signing a document while several men standing behind him observe. The men are identified, left to right, as Charles P. "Pop" Squires; P.W. Dent, Assistant Commissioner of Reclamation; Mayor Fred Hesse; unknown; R.F. Walter, Chief Engineer, Bureau of Reclamation, seated; George W. ("Molly") Malone, State Engineer; J.R. Alexander, legal counsel; Louis B. Crampton, Special Attorney, Secretary of the Interior; Charles A. Dobbel, Executive Assistant, Secretary of the Interior, or, Frank Crowe, project engineer; Walker R. Young; O.W. Yates, title official, or, Jack McEachearn, President, General Construction of Seattle; John C. Page, Office Engineer (also identifed as Robert Copeland, truck driver); A.E. Cahlan; Earle A. Mills, Chief Clerk. The building they are in is identified as the Beckley Building (now Pioneer Club) in Las Vegas.
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Digitization Specifications
This file is derived from a high-resolution (300 dpi, 24-bit) uncompressed TIFF image that was scanned from the original using a HP Scanjet 4670 scanner with HP Scanning 2.3.1 scanning software, default color configuration. The TIFF files were converted into the JPEG2000 format.
Image Number
0020 0036
Resource Type
Still Image
Is Part Of,8
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University of Nevada, Las Vegas Libraries, Special Collections. Glenn A. Davis Collection.
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