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Crowd gathered for Los [sic] Vegas Democratic delegation for county division

 
Title
Crowd gathered for Los [sic] Vegas Democratic delegation for county division
Description
Undated photograph, approximate date 1908. A group of men, accompanied by two boys standing in front of a wooden hotel. Two signs pictured state, "For County Division" and "Los [sic] Vegas Democratic Delegation for County Division." The Lincoln County Division Club was formed in Las Vegas in July 1908 to convince the state government to separate the Las Vegas area from Lincoln County and make Las Vegas the new county seat. Lincoln County covered the entire southeastern portion of Nevada at this time and government administration was conducted from Pioche. Petitions for county division had started as early as 1905. Clark County was eventually founded on July 1, 1909.
Source
0014 0092
Original Collection
Local Subject
City or Town
County
Graphic Elements (TGM)
Collection Subject (TGM)
People; City & town life;
DC Type
Genre (TGM)
Language
en
Is Part Of
http://digital.library.unlv.edu/u?/dig,4
Rights
To purchase copies of images and/or for copyright information, contact University of Nevada, Las Vegas Libraries, Special Collections at: http://www.library.unlv.edu/speccol/
Digital Publisher
University of Nevada, Las Vegas Libraries
Digital Collection
Conversion Specifications
TIFF scanned at 600 dpi on Epson Expression 10000X using EPSON Scan Ver. 2.94A;
Digital ID
snv002515
Master File Creation Date
2010-08-17
Master File Format
image/tiff;
 

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