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Southern Nevada Jewish Community Digital Heritage Project

Documenting Our Region's Jewish Community

By Michelle Light on October 29, 2014 3:46 PM | Permalink

In August Special Collections launched the Southern Nevada Jewish Community Digital Heritage Project.  With assistance from a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the UNLV Libraries will collect historical primary sources (e.g., photographs, documents, newspapers, and more) about the Southern Nevada Jewish community, conduct oral histories to capture first hand testimony about Jewish life in Las Vegas, and create a digital collection to provide online access to these historical resources. 

Edythe and Lloyd Katz, and their families on their wedding day, 1948.

Edythe and Lloyd Katz on their wedding day, 1948. Edythe is kissing her father, and Lloyd is hugging his father. Edythe and Lloyd Katz Photograph Collection. UNLV Libraries Special Collections.