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UNLV Digital Collections

Southern Nevada: The Boomtown Years

Photos, letters, and brief essays flesh out a picture of what life was like for people who moved to Southern Nevada to find fortune through mining or railroad expansion.

Historic Landscape of Nevada

Photos of early Clark County and brief essays on water and development and the Las Vegas Land and Water Company.

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.

Class exercise

All Digital Collections

["1909 trip to Callville. Spud Lake + me, Leon Rockwell. Diary + photos".] Leon Rockwell Papers, 1829-1986. MS-00013. Special Collections, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

Library Databases - Newspapers

Digital Collections by Group

Early Las Vegas (1905-1940): Water

20th Century Las Vegas (1940-1990): Nuclear/Atomic

Modern Las Vegas (1980-Now): Conservation

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