The history of Las Vegas and Clark County
Last Updated: May 31, 2013
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- A Gamble in the Sand (Las Vegas Sun)
Las Vegas Sun website includes interactive casino history map, historic timeline, and Voices of Vegas sound clips form prominent Nevadans.
- Historic Landscape of Nevada
Documents the historic role of water resource management in Southern Nevada, including primary source sets for educators.
- Las Vegas and Water in the West
The planning and construction of Hoover Dam is the central and defining phenomenon of the history presented by this digital project.
- Las Vegas History Timeline 1946 - 2005
Provided by PBS
- Las Vegas Strip and Downtown Map with Casinos (2000)
Las Vegas Strip and Downtown Map with Casinos, past and present / designed and annotated by Tate Snyder Kimsey Architects. Includes casinos built before 2000. See the Las Vegas Sun "A Gamble in the Sand" site for an updated interactive casino map.
- Nevada Test Site Oral History Project
The Nevada Test Site Oral History Project documents the remembered past of persons affiliated with and affected by the Nevada Test Site during the era of Cold War nuclear testing. Nearly 200 full-text searchable transcripts and audio clips are available in this digital collection.
- Southern Nevada and Las Vegas History in Maps
This is a collection of maps dating from the 17th century to the present, including significant collections concerning the exploration of the American West, the American Southwest, Nevada, and Southern Nevada.
- Southern Nevada: The Boomtown Years
Southern Nevada: The Boomtown Years brings together a wide range of original source materials found in widely diverse collections from UNLV Libraries Special Collections, the Nevada State Museum, and Historical Society in Las Vegas and the Clark County Heritage Museum.
- Last Updated Oct 21, 2013
Nevada history spans 12,000 years of Native Americans, Europeans, and the first settlement at Genoa. Learn about Nevada’s mining and gambling industries, the transition from U.S territory to statehood, and the people who shaped Nevada's history.
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Living in Southern Nevada
- Last Updated Nov 26, 2013
New to Las Vegas? Learn how to navigate your way through the social, legal, educational, employment, government, health, news and entertainment resources available to those living in Las Vegas, NV.
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