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Harold's Club Collection

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Identifier: NC1334
Abstract

Harold's Club was founded by Harold Smith in 1935 and was best known for its nationwide advertising campaign "Harold's Club or Bust." Collection contains ephemera relating to the casino from 1963 to 1985.

Dates: circa 1963-1985

Hello Hollywood, Hello! Musical Scores

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Identifier: NC1328
Abstract

Hello Hollywood, Hello! was a stage spectacular created by Donn Arden and performed on the MGM Grand Stage in Reno, Nevada from June 1978 to April 1989. The show was billed as "The Biggest Show in the World on the Biggest Stage in the World in the Biggest Little City in the World." Collection contains scores and sheet music from the show, photographs of the band, and two programs.

Dates: 1978-1987

Palace Club Records

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Identifier: 2015-34
Abstract The Palace Club was one of the first clubs to offer gaming after the State of Nevada legalized it in 1931. Giovanni (John) Petricciani purchased the Club in 1927; the family owned the Club until 1979 when they sold it to Harrah's Casino. Collection contains administrative, financial, and gaming materials related to the running of the Palace Club. Also included are materials from the Golden Hotel Resort, also owned by the Petricciani family, and a small number of financial records from St....
Dates: 1920-1984; Majority of material found within 1934-1945

Reno Casino Dealers Interviews

 Collection
Identifier: 98-39
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).

Dates: 1986-1987