Entertainers -- Nevada

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

American Federation of Musicians. Local No. 368, Reno, Nevada Records

 Collection
Identifier: 91-37
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1909-1984; Majority of material found within 1930-1984

Flood and Hayes Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 95-12
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...
Dates: 1904-1924

Harrah's Hotel Casino Collection

 Collection
Identifier: NC1335
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1990s

John Ascuaga's Nugget Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2014-13
Abstract John Ascuaga's Nugget (originally called Dick Graves' Nugget), located in Sparks, Nevada, opened March 1955, starting as a small coffee shop with a handful of slot machines. John Ascuaga became the sole owner and operator of the Nugget until its sale (1960-2013). Over the next five decades, the Nugget experienced unprecedented growth and expansion into a 1,600-room casino-resort with more than 75,000 square feet of casino and convention space. Known for its hospitality, dining options,...
Dates: 1917-2014; Majority of material found within 1960-1990

Performing Arts Series Records

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0625
Abstract 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,...
Dates: 1986-2018