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Young Electric Sign Company Corporate Records
Coll #: MS-00403
Date: 1914-2000
Extent: 18 boxes, 2 oversize boxes (9.72 cubic feet, 11 linear feet); 10,866 Digital Files (7.68 GB)
The collection (1914-2000) documents the history of the Young Electric Sign Company (YESCO) and is comprised of photographs of sign production and finished signs, negatives, slides, transparencies, anniversary scrapbooks, and videotapes. The collection also contains meeting minutes, correspondence, price books, drawings, calculations, newspaper and trade magazine articles on YESCO, advertising materials, and oral history interviews and audio recordings of YESCO designers and executives. YESCO is responsible for many of the neon signs in and around Las Vegas, Nevada and Reno, Nevada, as well as other Western states.
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