*** Items #1-53 in this collection have been
scanned to a disk. Numbers on scans
are the same as the photo numbers.
0001 Bill Harrah, early 1960s. (COLOR TRANSPARENCY)
0002 Bill Harrah -- color photo on cover of Harrah-scope magazine, June
0003 Bill Harrah, 1978. Color photo on cover of the memorial issue of
0004 Original staff in the Tango Parlor, 1937. Bill Harrah is the tall
man in the
0005 Bill Harrah with his father, John Harrah, outside Harrah's Bingo
0006 Bill Harrah cutting the ribbon at the opening of the new Reno Casino
restaurant addition, 1962.
0007 Bill Harrah (3rd from right) and Harrah's executives on floor of
New York Stock
Exchange, 1973, holding the ticker tape of Harrah's first trade.
0008 Highway 50 at State Line, Nevada, before Harrah's was built.
0009 Stateline. The Gateway Club. The property next door was Harvey's
Wheel, precursor of Harvey's hotel and resort. (Pls credit: Nevada Historical
0010 Harrah's Stateline Country Club, 1956.
0011 Harrah's Club, 1958, across from the Country Club.
0012 A newspaper ad for Harrah's Greyhound Bus promotion.
0013 Bill Harrah (left) and Bob Ring (3rd from left) showing the model
of the new
Stateline restaurant and showroom.
0014 The Stateline Restaurant Showroom - Harrah's Tahoe now concentrated
site across the highway from the lake.
0015 Harrah's Tahoe Tower, Martin Stern Jr.'s original concept. (Martin
0016 Harrah's Tahoe, Stern's revised concept. (Martin Stern Collection)
0017 Harrah's Tahoe. Stern's final design as constructed. (Martin Stern
0018 Bill Harrah (rt.) with Martin Stern Jr., signing a girder at the
ceremony for the Lake Tahoe Hotel Tower, 1972.
0019 Color photo of Harrah's Lake Tahoe.
0020 Commercial Street in Reno, Nevada. (1938)
0021 Color transparency of Harrah's Club in Reno. (1960s) Downtown.
0022 Harrah's Reno early conceptual design (in color) by Martin Stern.
(Martin Stern Collection)
0023 Harrah's Reno -Stern's design as built. (color drawing)
(Martin Stern Collection) (OVERSIZE)
0024 Harrah's Reno-Reno, Nevada, 1980s. (color photo)
0025 Martin Stern's conceptual design for Harrah's Marina in Atlantic
(Martin Stern Collection)
0026 Martin Stern's conceptual design for Harrah's Marina in Atlantic
(Martin Stern Collection) (see also #0331 0025)
0027 Harrah's Marina in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (1980s) (color photo)
0028 Cover of Harrah-scope, 1983. Las Vegas Holiday Inn/Holiday Casino
joins Harrah's. The original hotel and casino had been designed by
0029 Martin Stern's proposed master plan for the tower expansion of the
Vegas Holiday Inn, now Harrah's. (Martin Stern Collection)
0030 Example of stock entertainment ad for Harrah's Tahoe.
0031 Red Skelton at the opening party for the new Harrah's Stateline
0032 Bill Harrah (rt.) and Sammy Davis Jr.
0033 Frank Sinatra (left) and John Denver performing together at Harrah's
Tahoe in 1975.
0034 Advertising postcard for Harrah's Club Reno, featuring the Little
0035 Early rendering of the proposed Hard Rock Hotel in which Harrah's
be a partner. From Harrah's People , summer 1991 issue, pp. 14-15.
0036 The first issue of the Harrah-Scope, April 1955. Rosemary Primm,
employee whose name for the new magazine was chosen in an employee
contest, was featured.
0037 Cover of Harrah-scope, April 1980. Harrah's new management, Chairman
Mead Dixon and President Richard Goeglein.
0038 Harrah's Entertainment, Inc. "Identity Book" introducing
and launching the
"new" Harrah's Corporation after its spin-off from the Promus
0039 Harrah's People, November-December 1990 issue, "We're a Brand
People", pp. 6-7.
0040 Harrah's People, special issue - Spring 1994, "The Legend of
(on back cover)
0049 Harrah's Club, Reno - letterhead.
0050 Harrah's Club, Reno. (no date)
0051 Original artist's rendering of Tango Heart Club (Reno), 1937.
0052 Harrah's Tahoe South Shore. (Lake Tahoe) Advertising art.
0053 Harrah's Club, Reno, advertising pamphlet, "The Amazing Air
*** THE FOLLOWING ARE SLIDES, HOUSED IN THE SLIDE NOTEBOOKS
They are of the World Series Sportsbook Promotion, Harrah's Reno, which
opened October 14, 1989.
0054 Introduction slide.
0055 Full size poster promoting the event.
0056 Game pieces (Sportsbook punch card, back with the rules, gaming with
special hole punch.)
0057 Poster with promotion ball and bat.
0058 Poster with promotion bat.
0059 Poster with promotion T-Shirt.
0060 Game pieces (Sportsbook card, back with the rules, Gaming Card),
special punch, betting tickets, chips and playing cards.
0061 All facets of the promotion.
Additions to Collection
0062 Portrait of William Harrah - Feb. 5, 1959.
0063 Bill Harrah at Harrah's Club (Reno, Lake Tahoe?), standing by a pile
Casino chips. (c. 1950s?)
0064 William Harrah, Chairman of the Board. (portrait) (c. 1970s)
0065 William Harrah (left) and his father John Harrah outside Harrah's
Reno, c. 1959.
0066 Bill Harrah (left) on a boat with Bill Cosby. (c. 1970s) (color photo)
0067 Jim Nabors (left) and Bill Harrah fishing. (c. 1971)
0068 Bill Harrah (left) and Lloyd Dyer (his successor). (c. 1970s)