Gambling -- Nevada -- Reno

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Franklin Harding letter to E.S. Giles

 Collection
Identifier: 92-04
Abstract

Franklin Harding was a Nevada miner, speculator, and would-be author who was living in Topaz, California at the time he wrote this letter on July 8, 1935. Harding's letter to E.S. Giles in Goldfield, Nevada, discussed his unsuccessful Nevada mining ventures and several books he proposed to write.

Dates: July 8, 1935

Doris Mosley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2015-39
Abstract

Doris Mosley (1917-2007) was one of the first female dealers at Harold's Club in Reno, Nevada. Collection contains photographs, newspaper clippings, and genealogical information about Doris and her family.

Dates: 1938-2007

Palace Club Records

 Collection
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

Raymond I. Smith Biography

 Collection
Identifier: 99-64
Abstract

Raymond I. "Pappy" Smith (1887-1967) owned the Harold's Club in Reno, Nevada. The collection contains an anecdotal biography by an unknown author that describes Smith's personality, Reno, and the gambling industry in the 1930s-1960s, Harold's Club clientele, and Smith's personal life.

Dates: 1970s