Reno Casino Dealers Interviews

 Collection
Identifier: 98-39

Scope and Contents

Reno Casino Dealers Interviews by Dwayne Kling and Patti Mooney of Reno and Sparks, Nevada, contain interviews of casino workers from the 1940s-1960s and include Joe Snyder, Betty Hoover, Billie Martinez Hallum, Joe Merhar, Reva Jolly, and Dwayne Kling. These individuals were "21" and dice dealers; one, Kling, was also a pit boss and a casino general manager.

Dates

  • 1986-1987

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Materials must be used on-site; advance notice suggested. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Biographical Note

Interviewer Dwayne Kling was a Reno, Nevada, casino dealer, pit boss, and casino general manager.

Extent

0.43 Linear Feet (12 sound cassettes (6 original, 6 user copies) (ca. 360 min.), analog; 7 1/4 x 3 1/2 in., 1/4 in. tape.)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Dwayne Kling was a Reno, Nevada casino dealer, pit boss, and casino general manager. Interviews by Dwayne Kling and Patti Mooney of Reno and Sparks, Nevada, casino workers from the 1940s-1960s include Joe Snyder, Betty Hoover, Billie Martinez Hallum, Joe Merhar, Reva Jolly, and Dwayne Kling. These individuals were "21" and dice dealers; one, Kling, was also a pit boss and a casino general manager (1986-1987).

Arrangement

Arranged without hierarchy.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Elaine Pedersen in 1998.

Title
Guide to the Reno Casino Dealers Interviews
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the University of Nevada, Reno. Special Collections Department Repository

Contact:
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