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Wengert Family Papers
Coll #: MS-00192
Date: 1907-1997
Extent: 4 boxes, 1 flat file (1.83 cubic feet, 3.91 linear feet)
The Wengert Family Papers (1907-1997) consist of newspaper clippings, correspondence, certificates, and scrapbooks detailing the lives of Las Vegas, Nevada pioneers Cyril S. Wengert and Lottie Ward Wengert. Much of the material documents Lottie Ward’s life in Iowa before her 1921 marriage to Wengert and ultimate move to Las Vegas. The collection also contains two scrapbooks and materials that documents the involvement of the Wengert's daughter, Shirley, in social organizations.
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