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    • Transcript of interview with Gil Cohen by Claytee White, August 5, 2014

    • Interview with Gil Cohen by Claytee White on August 5, 2015. In this interview, Cohen discusses growing up in Las Vegas and attending University of Nevada at Reno. He returned to Las Vegas to join the management training program at the Stardust. He...
    • Southern Nevada Jewish Heritage Project
    • Southern Nevada Jewish Heritage Project
    • Transcript of interview with Walter Weiss by Claytee White, November 2, 2010

    • In this interview, Walter Weiss discusses how Judaism and boxing kept him out of trouble in his youth. Weiss grew up in the Boston area, and started boxing as a teenager. Weiss talks about his boxing training, becoming a runner for a bookmaker, and...
    • Boyer Early Las Vegas History Project
    • Southern Nevada Jewish Heritage Project
    • Transcript of interview with Stuart Mason by Claytee White, November 9, 2006

    • In this interview, Stuart Mason discusses his family's construction business, Taylor Construction Co., and his involvement with building various Las Vegas Strip hotels including Caesars Palace and the Riviera, and remodeling the Flamingo. He talks...
    • Boyer Early Las Vegas History Project
    • Southern Nevada Jewish Heritage Project
    • Audio clip from interview with Doug Unger, August 26, 2014

    • Part of an interview with Doug Unger on August 26, 2014. In this interview, Unger discusses how he acquired Supreme Mattress, a local mattress company that supplied mattresses to Strip casinos.
    • Southern Nevada Jewish Heritage Project
    • Southern Nevada Jewish Heritage Project
    • Transcript of interview with Gertrude Greenblatt by Dario Gratini, March 1, 1981

    • Interview with Gertrude Greenblatt by Dario Gratini on March 1, 1981. In this interview Greenblatt talks about arriving in Las Vegas in the 1940s, and the changes that took place place such as population growth, price increases, employment...
    • Ralph Roske Interviews Collection;
    • Southern Nevada Jewish Heritage Project
    • Transcript of interview with Charles Salton by George Green, April 23, 1976

    • Interview with Charles Salton by George Green on April 23, 1976. Salton discusses arriving in Las Vegas in 1929, after his family had moved from New Jersey to Huntington Beach, California. His father sold real estate, and expected a boom after the...
    • Ralph Roske Oral History Project on Early Las Vegas;
    • Southern Nevada Jewish Heritage Project
    • Transcript of interview with Stanley Hyman by Eleanor Doble, March 10, 1981

    • Interview with Stanley Hyman by Eleanor Doble on March 10, 1981. In this interview, Hyman discusses his job as a district manager for Farmers Insurance group, which brought him to Reno, Nevada in the 1940s, then to Las Vegas in 1951. He talks about...
    • Ralph Roske Interviews Collection;
    • Southern Nevada Jewish Heritage Project
    • Transcript of interview with Herb Tobman by Deborah Fischer, March 13, 1981

    • Interview with Herb Tobman by Deborah Fischer on March 13, 1981. In this interview on the subject of gambling, Herb Tobman talks about moving to Las Vegas while working for Standard Oil as a tire, battery and accessory salesman, then began working...
    • Ralph Roske Oral History Project on Early Las Vegas
    • Southern Nevada Jewish Heritage Project
    • Transcript of interview with Adele Baratz by Steve McClenachan, March 3-4, 1979

    • Interview with Adele Baratz by Steve McClenachan on March 3 and 4, 1979. In this interview, Baratz talks about growing up in Las Vegas and her her schooling. She graduated from Las Vegas High School in 1944, and discusses the rationing that took...
    • Ralph Roske Oral History Project on Early Las Vegas;
    • Southern Nevada Jewish Heritage Project
    • Transcript of interview with Irving Kirshbaum by Cheryl Rogers, February 23, 1979

    • Interview with Irving Kirshbaum by Cheryl Rogers on February 23, 1979. In this interview, Kirshbaum discusses the Riviera Hotel where he began working in 1955. He also talks about the landscape of the Las Vegas Strip in the 1950s, and the state of...
    • Ralph Roske Oral History Project on Early Las Vegas;
    • Southern Nevada Jewish Heritage Project
    • Transcript of interview with Ron Lurie by Barbara Tabach, June 5, 2015

    • Interview with Ron Lurie by Barbara Tabach on June 5, 2015. In this interview, Lurie discusses his family and his time in politics, campaigning for office, and some of his accomplishments while in office as mayor and in the city council. He also...
    • Southern Nevada Jewish Heritage Project
    • Southern Nevada Jewish Heritage Project
    • Souvenir program and guide for Circus Circus, 1971

    • The souvenir guide and program to Circus Circus features descriptions of the entertainment acts performing at the hotel/casino.
    • Jay Sarno Collection;
    • Southern Nevada Jewish Heritage Project
    • Hotel room brochure from Caesars Palace, circa 1969

    • Bound booklet with concierge information for Caesars Palace. The guide provides entertainment and dining information about the resort and casino, including room service menus and a telephone directory.
    • Jay Sarno Collection;
    • Southern Nevada Jewish Heritage Project
    • Press kit for the opening of Caesars Palace, 1966

    • The stylized press kit by Solters, O'Rourke & Sabinson, Inc., for the opening of Caesars Palace on Las Vegas Boulevard includes detailed information about the architecture and the capacity of resort, hotel and casino. There are photographic prints...
    • Jay Sarno Collection;
    • Southern Nevada Jewish Heritage Project
    • Press release, Jay J. Sarno - The Magic Touch, circa 1969

    • This press release details the "magic touch" of Jay Sarno who conceived of and built successful casinos and hotels in Las Vegas, including Caesars Palace and Circus Circus.
    • Jay Sarno Collection
    • Southern Nevada Jewish Heritage Project

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