Box 9

 Container

Contains 11 Collections and/or Records:

Tower Presentation, Ed Pearce, copy 1, 1984 October 22

 Item — Box: 9
Identifier: 2014-13_3_30
Scope and Contents Series 3 materials pertain to John Ascuaga's acquisition of real estate in Reno and Sparks, especially properties close to and surrounding the Nugget. The Nugget saw sustained growth, improvement, and expansion beginning in the 1960s and continuing through the mid-1990s. Throughout the Nugget's history, Ascuaga was able to purchase or lease nearly all of the surrounding real estate, most of which became additional parking spaces, or areas for future construction projects. Ascuaga's activity in...

Tower Presentation, Ed Pearce, copy 2, 1984 October 22

 Item — Box: 9
Identifier: 2014-13_3_31
Scope and Contents Series 3 materials pertain to John Ascuaga's acquisition of real estate in Reno and Sparks, especially properties close to and surrounding the Nugget. The Nugget saw sustained growth, improvement, and expansion beginning in the 1960s and continuing through the mid-1990s. Throughout the Nugget's history, Ascuaga was able to purchase or lease nearly all of the surrounding real estate, most of which became additional parking spaces, or areas for future construction projects. Ascuaga's activity in...

Nugget W. S. U. Presentation, 1985

 Item — Box: 9
Identifier: 2014-13_3_33
Scope and Contents Series 3 materials pertain to John Ascuaga's acquisition of real estate in Reno and Sparks, especially properties close to and surrounding the Nugget. The Nugget saw sustained growth, improvement, and expansion beginning in the 1960s and continuing through the mid-1990s. Throughout the Nugget's history, Ascuaga was able to purchase or lease nearly all of the surrounding real estate, most of which became additional parking spaces, or areas for future construction projects. Ascuaga's activity in...

VHS Cassette: Nugget Tower Ribbon Cutting with Jay Leno, Wayne Newton, and Red Skelton, copy 1, 1996

 Item — Box: 9
Identifier: 2014-13_3_57
Scope and Contents Series 3 materials pertain to John Ascuaga's acquisition of real estate in Reno and Sparks, especially properties close to and surrounding the Nugget. The Nugget saw sustained growth, improvement, and expansion beginning in the 1960s and continuing through the mid-1990s. Throughout the Nugget's history, Ascuaga was able to purchase or lease nearly all of the surrounding real estate, most of which became additional parking spaces, or areas for future construction projects. Ascuaga's activity in...

VHS Cassette: Nugget Tower Ribbon Cutting with Jay Leno, Wayne Newton, and Red Skelton, copy 2, 1996

 Item — Box: 9
Identifier: 2014-13_3_58
Scope and Contents Series 3 materials pertain to John Ascuaga's acquisition of real estate in Reno and Sparks, especially properties close to and surrounding the Nugget. The Nugget saw sustained growth, improvement, and expansion beginning in the 1960s and continuing through the mid-1990s. Throughout the Nugget's history, Ascuaga was able to purchase or lease nearly all of the surrounding real estate, most of which became additional parking spaces, or areas for future construction projects. Ascuaga's activity in...

VHS Cassette: Local News Stories of New Tower, Pre-opening and Opening, 1996 December 26-29

 Item — Box: 9
Identifier: 2014-13_3_59
Scope and Contents Series 3 materials pertain to John Ascuaga's acquisition of real estate in Reno and Sparks, especially properties close to and surrounding the Nugget. The Nugget saw sustained growth, improvement, and expansion beginning in the 1960s and continuing through the mid-1990s. Throughout the Nugget's history, Ascuaga was able to purchase or lease nearly all of the surrounding real estate, most of which became additional parking spaces, or areas for future construction projects. Ascuaga's activity in...

Bertha's 25th Anniversary, 1987 June 28

 Item — Box: 9
Identifier: 2014-13_5_17
Scope and Contents Series 5 includes materials relating to the Nugget's performing elephants. Beginning in 1961, a deal was made to buy Bertha the elephant from a circus museum in Baraboo, Wisconsin for $8,000. Bertha arrived in Sparks the following year in 1962, just in time for the opening of the Nugget's Circus Room. Although the Circus Room featured many top performers including Jimmy Durante, Red Skelton, Dinah Shore, and Liberace, Bertha became a staple of entertainment at the Nugget and the de facto mascot...

Senator Paul Laxalt's Nomination Speech of Ronald Reagan presented by John Ascuaga, 1984 August 22

 Item — Box: 9
Identifier: 2014-13_6_6
Scope and Contents Series 6 includes a 1917 issue of The Billboard Magazine, a plaque and belt buckle dedicated to "Happy" Bill Howard for breaking the flagpole-sitting record, a chef's hat with Ascuaga's name embroidered on the front, various certificates recognizing Ascuaga and his family, license plates from the Ascuaga's Jeep Cherokee, and a small souvenir shovel commemorating the groundbreaking for the east hotel tower construction in 1995. Also present are several...

The Song of the Basque, copy 1, 1997

 Item — Box: 9
Identifier: 2014-13_6_9
Scope and Contents Series 6 includes a 1917 issue of The Billboard Magazine, a plaque and belt buckle dedicated to "Happy" Bill Howard for breaking the flagpole-sitting record, a chef's hat with Ascuaga's name embroidered on the front, various certificates recognizing Ascuaga and his family, license plates from the Ascuaga's Jeep Cherokee, and a small souvenir shovel commemorating the groundbreaking for the east hotel tower construction in 1995. Also present are several...

The Song of the Basque, copy 2, 1997

 Item — Box: 9
Identifier: 2014-13_6_10
Scope and Contents Series 6 includes a 1917 issue of The Billboard Magazine, a plaque and belt buckle dedicated to "Happy" Bill Howard for breaking the flagpole-sitting record, a chef's hat with Ascuaga's name embroidered on the front, various certificates recognizing Ascuaga and his family, license plates from the Ascuaga's Jeep Cherokee, and a small souvenir shovel commemorating the groundbreaking for the east hotel tower construction in 1995. Also present are several...