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Beeman, Dinny K. Unknown Local Oral History Project-Roske No Tape - Hand Written Interview; history of Las Vegas, St. James Catholic Church, Las Vegas High School, first school band yes 0
Belfer, Hal 11/11/1992 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Bill Willard no 1
Belknap, Bill 02/12/1979 Local LV OHP - Roske Colorado River, Nevada State Advisory Commission, WWII, Henderson Power Plant during WWII, El Rancho 1940 's, Tule Springs Archaeological Project 1966 - 1967, Atomic Testing, Lake Mead, Boulder City, music and Jazz in Southern Nevada, teaching at UNLV, photography, Grand Canyon. no 2
Bell, Barbara 02/04/1970 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Arnold Shaw no 1
Bell, Freddie 03/12/1993 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Joe Delaney no 1
Bell, Freddie 10/03/2002 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Cork Proctor no 2
Bell, LLoyd 04/13/1972 and 09/18/1973 Local LV OHP - Roske Law Enforcement, Clark County Assistant Sheriff. Inter-office memo from 1973 in response to F.B.I. saying Nevada was second in the nation in total crimes, memo included statistics such as violent and property crimes, number of officers on the force, and top ten city and state statistics for various crimes. yes 2
Bell, Lois 1974 Local Oral History Project-Roske Wilbur Clark, Desert Inn, cocktail waitress roles, Howard Hughes, Sands no 1
Bell, Rex A. 03/01/1977 Local Oral History Project-Roske Las Vegas expansion, Rex Bell Western Store, Tule Springs Ranch, Helldorado, Last Frontier Hotel, Lombard Plane Crash, Bugsy Siegel, El Rancho, Atomic Testing, expansion and growth, Black Community, animals and butchering, crime and police, Chiefs of Police. no 2
Bell, Rex Jr. 3/3/2010 Boyer Early Las Vegas OHP CT247 .B44 2007 Growing up on the Walking Box Ranch as the son of movie stars Rex Bell and Clara Bow, attending law school, work in Las Vegas, race relations, and having a law practice. CT247.B44 yes 7
Bellamy Brothers 12/02/1988 Arnold Shaw Entertainment no 1
Bellis, Bob 06/19/2007 Voices of the historic John S. Park Neighborhood F849.L35 B375 2010 Bob Bellis was raised in Pahrump and moved to Las Vegas around 1984. A few yesrs later he moved to the John S. Park Neighborhood and has headed up the creation of the John S. Park Neighborhood Association starting in 2000 yes 0
Bellson, Lou 09/10/1999 Arnold Shaw Entertainment no 1
Belmont, Miriam 03/08/1975 Local Las Vegas OHP - Roske Hoover Dam, Atomic Testing, church and religion, President Roosevelt, post WWII, Carole Lombard Plane Crash, Fremont Street, Stewart Ranch, Mormon Fort. no 1
Benedict, Carmen P. 4/20/2006 Principalship OHP - Carlton The work of a principal in CCSD yes 2
Bennett, Charles A. 03/05/1979 Local Oral History Project-Roske Rail Roaders, Gaming clientele, Mr. Macafee, Magnesium Plant in Henderson, USAF Base, El Rancho and Tommy Hull, E.R. Griffith hotel anf Frontier Hotel, The 91 Club, Bugsy Siegel, The Flamingo, Prostitution, Las Vegas Crime and Police Department, Milton Perrel, Club Bingo, Joe Smoot, Walter Melrose, Tooter Sheer, Eddie Clipingers, Howard Hughes, Penn Central Group, Lombard Plane crash, Atomic testing. no 1
Bennett, Dan 10/03/1972 Local LV OHP - Roske Interview on Side "B" of tape with Mrs. Pat Bearce. SEE "Bearce, Pat"; rail road, west side / old town no 1
Bennett, Jean ML394 .B45 2008 no 0
Bennett, Marion Reverend 01/12/2004 Boyer Early Las Vegas Oral History Project CT247 .B45 2007 Marion D. Bennett, Sr. came to Las Vegas in 1960 to be the pastor of the Zion United Methodist Church. He also served in the Nevada State Assembly and fought for civil rights and school desegregation yes 2
Bennett, Toney 05/26/1989 Arnold Shaw Entertainment no 1
Bennett, Tony Arnold Shaw Entertainment no 2
Bennett, Tony 01/03/1980 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Arnold Shaw no 1
Bennett, Tony 06/11/1992 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Joe Delaney no 1
Benson, George 04/29/1994 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Mike Weatherford no 1
Benson, Ray 08/12/1992 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Bill Willard no 1
Bergin, Robert Francis 03/05/1981 Local Oral History Project-Roske Desert Inn Casino History, "the Strip", MGM Grand, Wilbur Clark and Howard Hughes, women in gambling. no 1
Berkley, Shelley 2006 I Remember When: Recollections from Jewish LV Leaders F850.J5.B47 2006 Berkley served as NV Assembly from 1982 - 84; Bd of Regents 1990 - 1998 and US Representative for NV 1st Congressional District 1999 - 2013. no 0
Berle, Milton Arnold Shaw Entertainment no 2
Berle, Milton 12/29/1979 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Arnold Shaw no 1
Bernstein, Jay 04/04/1983 Arnold Shaw Entertainment no 1
Berry, Jack Arnold Shaw Entertainment no 1
Berry, Lydia 02/22/1979 Local Oral History Project-Roske U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of Labor, Nellis Air Force Base, Desert National Wildlife Range, Corn Creek Field, Atomic Testing, Growth and changes in Las Vegas, flooding. no 2
Beville, John M. 03/11/1981 Local Oral History Project-Roske Banks and Banking Industry, Boulder Canyon Project, growth of Las Vegas. Effects of Gambling and Gaming on the Banking industry. no 1
Bigelow, Jane A. Lt. Col. 11/05/1985 Local Oral History Project-Roske Historical perspectives in Nursing, Nellis Air Force Base, Personal history and biography. Bigelow folder contains personal biography. no 1
Bihari, Joe 07/25/1973 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Arnold Shaw no 1
Bilbray, James H. 09/06/2006 UNLV Oral History Project @ Fifty LD3745 .B54 2007 Jim Bilbray attended UNLV right after it was founded. He helped found the alumni association, was a member of the Board of Regents, and is a lawyer. Second interview with the John S. Park OHP - growing up in a middle class neighborhood - 1 CD Transcribed and bound and 3rd interview with Jeff Vann Ee for the environmental project - transcribed; not edited. yes 1
Bingham, Marsha Lamb 03/02/1981 Local Oral History Project-Roske General Nevada history, School in Alamo, Warm Springs, Nevada Legislature, Fremont, Gambling, UNLV, Las Vegas 1950 's and 1960's growth, The Beatles, Rock and Roll, President Kennedy visiting Las Vegas, Landmark Hotel, Howard Hughes, The Tropicana, The Hilton, Atomic Testing, Helldorado, McCarran Airport, Floyd Lamb. no 1
Binion, Benny around 1977; 1975 1975 - Perry Kaufman Gaming and Gambling, The Westerner, El Dorado, The "Horseshoe", Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce, 1950 's, Boom Town, "The Strip", Downtown, "Livewire Fund", Tax Commission, The Flamingo, Convention Center. yes 3
Binion, Benny 02/08/1976 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Arnold Shaw no 1
Bishop, Joey 06/02/1976 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Arnold Shaw no 1
Bishop, Larry 02/14/1997 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Bill Willard no 1
Black, Clint 11/20/1993 Arnold Shaw Entertainment. Interviewer: Mike Weatherford no 1
Black, Irene Sprague 03/16/1978 Local Oral History Project-Roske General Nevada history, Early Las Vegas Schools, Downtown, Red Light district (prostitution), Hover Dam, Old Fort and Mormon Church, Religion, Pony Express, Bunkerville, Mesquite, Native American Indian Reservation. no 1
Black, Margaret J. 04/16/1985 Local Oral History Project-Roske No Tape - Hand Written Interview; Clark County School District 1965-1982, creation of Sunset High first night school, changes in students, education theories, introduction of the computer in educational setting, murder of fellow teacher Mr, Piggott in 1982 yes 0
Blaine, G.C. "Buck" 02/11/1975, 03/10/1975 Social and economic growth of Southern Nevada, Hoover Dam, Boulder City, Lake Mead, Stewart Ranch, Mormon Fort, Religion, El Rancho, The Meadows, Floods and Epidemics in Southern Nevada, Organized Crime in Las Vegas, Law Enforcement, Mining in Henderson and Blue Diamond, Moapa Valley and Overton, Saint Thomas, Railroad, Gypsum Cave, Tule Springs, El Dorado Canyon, "the Strip", Henderson, Growth of Las Vegas during Dam Construction, Rodeos, Howard Cannon, Helldorado, Atomic Testing, Nells Air Force Base, Golden Nugget, Churches in Las Vegas. yes 2
Blair, Hobert D. 03/10/1975 and 04/20/1975 Boulder City history, Las Vegas 1930 's, Growth of Boulder City from 1931 to 1975. no 2
Blake, Donn I 04/17/1980 Local Oral History Project-Roske Las Vegas and Nevada history, UNR (University of Nevada, Reno), Sandy Valley - Copper mining business, Dead Valley - Lead Mining, Virginia City documents from Comstock Loda 1860 's, historic preservation project for Nevada 1974, Diamond Jubilee project, Early Las Vegas Airports and Western - Air Express, 1931 start of gambling, 1946 tourism, 1905 Railroad , growth 1950 - 1960, Native American Indians of Southern Nevada and Cultural Center in Las Vegas. no 1
Blake, Lindell 01/12/2006 Living to Dance F850.N4 B43 2012 A dance instructor and entertainer who specializes in tap. Dances with various Las Vegas shows yes 2
Blanchard, Lucius Dr. 10/03/2003 Boyer Early Las Vegas Oral History Project CT247 .B53 2008 Lucius Blanchard is a surgeon who worked in a practice with Dr. Harold Boyer here in Las Vegas. He specialized in skin cancer surgery. Dr. Blanchard was very active in community and civic affairs, especially in Rotary Club. He also was in charge of a skin cancer education program yes 1
Blankinship, Jerome Reverend 11/24/2004 Boyer Early Las Vegas Oral History Project CT247 .B54 2007 Jerome Blankinship founded University Methodist Church in 1966. He has also taught nursing at UNLV and is the senior chaplain at Sunrise Hospital yes 2

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