Entertainers -- Nevada
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Included are minutes, correspondence, subject files, bylaws, stewards' reports, grievance files, union/casino collective bargaining documentation, subject files, financial records, and administrative records of the Reno Musicians' Federal Credit Union.
Abstract Flood and Hayes was a vaudeville company whose principle members were J.W. Flood and May Belle Hayes. Flood was a vaudeville and circus acrobat; his wife May Belle Hayes was a singer, dancer, and acrobat who teamed with Flood in his road shows across the United States. From 1904-1915 they frequently performed in Nevada and after settling permanently in Fallon, Nevada, ran a small theater business. In 1921 Flood built the first theater in Fallon, the Rex Theater; he was also active in trying to...
Overview Harrah's Hotel Casino was founded by William Harrah (1911-1978) in 1937 with the opening of a Bingo parlor in Reno, Nevada. Collection contains VHS tapes related to the Harrah's Hotel Casinos located in Reno, Nevada and Stateline (Lake Tahoe), Nevada.
Overview 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,...
Identifier: AC 0625
Overview The Performing Arts Series records consist of correspondence, programs, and marketing material for Performing Arts Series events. The Public Occasions Committee oversaw the annual Performing Artists Series from 1966-1985. In October 1985, the group's name became the Performing Arts Committee, and the name of the annual cultural programming became the Performing Arts Series. The programming is administered by the School of the Arts within the College of Liberal Arts. Events include dance, music,...