The Atomic Testing Museum
Monday-Saturday 11:00 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Sunday 12:00 noon - 5:00 p.m.
Clark County Library Special Collections
1401 E. Flamingo, Las Vegas, NV
Hours: varies by branch, contact library for specific times
Photo: Desert between Las Vegas and Goodsprings with a Joshua tree in the background. Las Vegas pioneers Floyd and Earl Rockwell and their mother are enjoying the scenery. Courtesy of the Special Collections Department, UNLV.
Walker African American Museum
705 W. Van Buren Avenue, Las Vegas, NV 89106
Contact: 702-399-8016 or 702-649-2238
Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas
700 Twin Lakes Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89107
Open: Wednesday-Saturday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Photos: Courtsey of the Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas.
Right: Shoshone children at Manhattan, NV, 1906. Photo #114
Left: Frank, Angelina, and John Detra, n.d. (ca 1920s). The Detra Family built the Pair-O-Dice nightclub in Las Vegas in 1931, one of the city's earliest "carpet joints." Photo #6276
Las Vegas family, ca 1900-1910s. Photo #5120
Wedding at the Little Church of the West at the Hotel Last Frontier, Las Vegas. The older couple/witnesses are Dorothy and Tony Lucey, owners of Nevada Bar Supply. ca 1949. Photo #7327
Frontier Hotel and Casino cocktail waitresses at the Royal Nevada Hotel in Las Vegas. L-R: Jojo Hernancez, JoAnn (Hardman) Zwerling, Toni Wilson, and Donna. ca 1955-1957. Photo #0011:0017
Top-bottom: Helen J. Stewart, daughter Evaline La Vega [Stewart] Stay, and grandson Clarence Archie Stay (son of Eva and Clarence Stay) taken in Las Vegas, ca 1919. Helen J. Stewart sold her land at the Las Vegas Ranch to Senator William Clark for the San Pedro, Los Angeles, and Salt Lake Railroad. Clark's townsite was auctioned in May 1905 and became the city of Las Vegas. Photo #0012:0003
Dinner and a show at the Hotel Last Frontier, Las Vegas, 1955. Photo #7353
Camping at Las Vegas Creek, ca 1900s. Photo #5278
Baby shower (for seated woman) given by the Frontier Hotel and Casino cocktail waitresses, ca 1956. "Flash" McAdams, photographer. Photo #0011:0205
Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Auxiliary meeting in Las Vegas, 1947. Photo #1544
L-R: Paul Hornung, JoAnn (Hardman) Zwerling, and Barney Shapiro at the El Rancho Vegas Hotel and Casino, June 14, 1957. "Golden Boy" Hornung played football for the Green Bay Packers, 1957-1966. Shapiro was part owner of the Royal Nevada Hotel and Casino and manufactured gaming machines in San Francisco, CA. Photo #0011:0205
Howard W. Cannon Aviation Museum
McCarran International Airport
Photo: Western Air Express' inaugural of the first regular air mail service from Las Vegas, April 17, 1926 at Rockwell Field. Rockwell Field is now the Sahara Hotel Parking lot. Courtesy of the Special Collections Department, UNLV.
1775 E. Tropicana Ave. (at Spencer)
Contact: Las Vegas, NV 89154
Monday - Saturday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Las Vegas Springs Preserve
333 S. Valley View Blvd., Las Vegas, Nevada
Daily, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Clark County Museum
1830 South Boulder Highway, Las Vegas, Nevada 89015
Daily 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 7 days a week
UNLV Special Collections
4505 Maryland Parkway, Las Vegas, Nevada
Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tuesday, Thursday: 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday: closed
Left: The Helen J. Stewart family, l-r: Frank J. Stewart (2nd husband), Will Stewart, Helen Stewart, Eva Stewart, Hyrum Stewart, and Tiza Stewart. Helen J. Stewart Collection, 0104-0141.
Helen J. Stewart and daughters Lena, Eva, Tiza, and Dreame Gann in front of Helen's home. Helen J. Stewart Collection, 0104-0139
Left: Helen J. Stewart and daughters Eva and Tiza. Helen J. Stewart Collection, 0104-0134
"First winter in Las Vegas." Taken at C.P. Squires' house on Fremont Street, Christmas, 1906. C.P. Squires Collection, 0002-130
Wedding of "Ma Kennedy," mother of Amy Semple McPherson at Hoover Dam. "What a man and Ma." Next to groom: Art Ham, Celia Cragin, Veronica and Harley Harmon, Alice Campbell. Next to bride is Myrile Taylor, ?, and Eunice Cragin. C.P. Squires Collection, 0002-0131
The first family in the Carver District of Henderson, NV, designed by noted Black architect Paul Williams. L-R: Robert C. Williams, his wife Rosie Lee Williams, and their children Theodore, Cleopatra, Roscoe, Clarice, and Yvonne. October 13, 1943. Photo #0254-0065