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[Postcard of Riviera Hotel]

Description: Postcard of a nine story concrete hotel with green accents and a full parking lot. On the back, the hotel is described as such, "The Riviera Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada This plush nine-story hotel has established a new high in the Last Vegas sky - the ultimate in luxury, elegance, and pleasure. The glittering Clover Room nightly offers for your entertainment the greatest personalities of show business."
Date: unknown
Creator: Ferris H. Scott & Merle Richards
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

A Frontier Doctor

Description: This autobiographical account of Dr. Henry Franklin Hoyt chronicles his family's history, his upbringing on a small farm in Minnesota, his work as a surgeon in New Mexico, Chicago, California, Texas and the Philippines, along with many other miscellaneous adventures.
Date: 1929
Creator: Hoyt, Henry Franklin
Partner: University of Texas Health Science Center Libraries

[Baptistry Interpretation for Las Vegas, Nevada]

Description: Two drafts of a typewritten essay with handwritten notes. Essay entitled "Interpretation of Baptistry Painting for the Church of Christ: Las Vegas, Nevada." Describes painting based on Jordan river scene copied from encyclopedias and postcard photographs. Symbols mentioned include sunbeam cross, mountains, sunset, clouds, sun, shield, trees, leaves, rocks, stones, birds, willow, baptism, lamb, sheep, branch, Zion, Temple, Jerusalem.
Date: July 24, 1947
Creator: Perry, Myrta Blanche
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

["Upstream Face Of Boulder Dam"]

Description: Postcard image the "Upstream Face Of Boulder Dam" as written in white text near bottom right of postcard. Observation Point is in the foreground. The dam is in the center of the photograph. There is a boat cruising through the water near center right (wake of water seen behind boat). Canyon mountains in background. Black text on back of postcard reads: "Message Post Card Address [in black line rectangle] Postage 1 [cent]".
Date: 1925/1935
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

["Downstream Face of Boulder Dam At Night"]

Description: Postcard image of the "Downstream Face of Boulder Dam At Night" as written in bottom right corner of the postcard. Darkness around the spotlighted area of the dam (center of photo). Black text on back of postcard reads: "For Correspondence Post Card Address [in black line rectangle] Postage 1 [cent]". A decorative black line with JCB (?) at bottom, separates message and address.
Date: [1925..1935]
Location Info:
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Cardboard box that contained eighteen postcards of Boulder Dam]

Description: Cardboard box made similar to an envelope that contained seventeen postcards that were apparently purchased as a set. The front of the box has brown text that reads: "Boulder Dam [top, center] Word's Most Impressive Engineering Spectacle Center of a Magnificent Scenic Wonderland 18 Miniature Post Cards from Original Photographs". On left side of box front is a drawing of the dam, and on the right side is a drawing of canyons. The back of the box has text in brown that reads: "From [line] To [lines]" and in a rectangular box top, right "Postage 1 1/2[cents] Seal With Stamp". Text written under flap: "Issued By Boulder Dam Service Bureau Boulder Theatre Building Boulder City, Nevada Official Motion Pictures, Original Photographs, Souvenirs and Authentic Booklets".
Date: unknown
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

["Downstream Face Of Boulder Dam"]

Description: Postcard of the "Downstream Face Of Boulder Dam". Mountains and canyons at top of photo, dam at center, downstream flow of water at bottom. Black text on back of postcard reads: "For Correspondence Post Card Address [in black line rectangle] Postage 1 [cent]".
Date: [1925..1935]
Location Info:
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

Johnson's California with territories of Utah, Nevada, Colorado, New Mexico and Arizona.

Description: Map shows natural features, locations of Indian tribes, proposed railroad routes, routes of explorers, trails, county boundaries, Pony Express and U.S. Mail routes, and populated places; southern boundary of Nevada ends approximately at 37th line of latitude. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale not given.
Date: 1864
Creator: Johnson, A. J. (Alvin Jewett), 1827-1884
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Johnson's California with territories of Utah, Nevada, Colorado, New Mexico and Arizona.

Description: Map shows natural features, locations of Indian tribes, proposed railroad routes, routes of explorers, trails, county boundaries, Pony Express and U.S. Mail routes, and populated places; southern boundary of Nevada ends approximately at 37th line of latitude. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale not given.
Date: 1864
Creator: Johnson, A. J. (Alvin Jewett), 1827-1884
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Vereinigte Staaten von Nordamerika [Sheet 1]

Description: Map shows state and territorial boundaries, railroads, canals, cities and towns, marshlands, and areas of Native American habitation. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale not given.
Date: [1850..1863]
Creator: Handtke, F. (Friedrich), 1815-1879
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Clipping: Plunging into her 90s]

Description: Newspaper clipping of an article about a WASP member, Frances L. Cisternino, who went skydiving for her 90th birthday, briefly describing her experience as service pilot in WWII. The article includes several photos of Cisternino preparing for and floating down from her sky-dive. The article is continued on the back of the clipping, with a photograph of the onlookers at the event, along with some obituaries and part of another article.
Date: December 10, 2002
Creator: Copenhaver, Larry
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Portrait of Three WASP]

Description: Photograph of Teresa D. James, Helen W. Snapp, and an unnamed WASP posing in a red booth. The women wear casual clothes and two WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots) are wearing name tags; there are two colorful paintings in gold frames hanging on the wall, and the back of the photo reads "Las Vegas."
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Clipping: Moral Majority to disband: Falwell hails group for political efforts]

Description: Newspaper clipping from the Dallas Morning News, dated June 12, 1989, by Helen Parmley, Religion Editor of The Dallas Morning News. The article discusses the Rev. Jerry Falwell's decision to dissolve the Moral Majority in August 1989. The article quotes Mr. Falwell as saying that, since he founded the organization in 1979, "we have accomplished everything we set out to do," in terms of organizing conservative Christian voters and bringing national attention to conservative Christian issues in the 1980s.
Date: June 12, 1989
Creator: Parmley, Helen
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections