Left to right: 1) Edythe and Lloyd Katz and their families on their wedding day (1948). Edythe and Lloyd Katz Photograph Collection. UNLV University Libraries Special Collections. 2) Men with Torah scrolls and shofar (undated). Jewish Federation of Las Vegas Records. UNLV University Libraries Special Collections. 3) Irwin Molasky, Merv Adelson, Tommy McDonald, Howard Capps, and Stardust Bluebell dancers Valda Boyne and Gaby Whitaker burying a time capsule to commemorate the opening of the Stardust Hotel Golf Course (1961). Valda and Esper Esau Collection. UNLV University Libraries Special Collections. 4) Photograph of commencement for the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 1977: Dr. Donald Baepler, Las Vegas Sun; Publisher Hank Greenspun; Board of Regents’ Chris Karamanos. University of Nevada, Las Vegas Collection. UNLV University Libraries Special Collections. 5) Photograph of Mark Fine at a groundbreaking ceremony (undated). Mark L. Fine Papers. UNLV University Libraries Special Collections.
The Southern Nevada Jewish Heritage Project at UNLV University Libraries documents the rich history of our region’s Jewish people and a city they transformed. The UNLV University Libraries gratefully acknowledges the wonderful support and participation of the following early sponsors who have generously contributed to the efforts of the Southern Nevada Jewish Heritage Project.
Benefactors (Gifts of $100,000 and up)
Sponsors (Gifts of $25,000 to $99,999)
Alvin & Esther Esbin
Patrons (Gifts of $15,000 to $24,999)
Gloria & Mark Fine Family Foundation
Advocates (Gifts of $10,000 to $14,999)
Supporters (Gifts of $5,000 to $9,999)
Sandy & Stanley Mallin
Friends (Gifts of $1 to $4,999)
The Honorable Shelley Berkley
The Honorable Michael A. Cherry
Patricia Iannuzzi & William Brown
Fran Fine Ventura
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