Casinos -- History -- Nevada -- Sparks
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract The materials in the records of John Ascuaga's Nugget are a representation of the career of John Ascuaga as the sole owner and operator of the Nugget in Sparks, Nevada. These records detail the operations and expansion of the casino-resort over the decades beginning in the late 1950s and ending in the early 2000s prior to its sale. Materials cover the years 1917-2014 with the bulk of the materials dating from the 1960s through 1990 and include correspondence, internal and external newsletters,...
Abstract Interviews by Dwayne Kling and Patti Mooney of Reno and Sparks, Nevada, casino workers from the 1940s to 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.