|Author:||Joan Burkhart Whitely,A. D. Hopkins|
|Publisher:||Stephens Press LLC; First edition. edition (January 1, 2010)|
|Other formats:||mobi lit lrf txt|
Joan Burkhart Whitely moved to Las Vegas in 1985 to work as a reporter for The Nevadan, where she profiled interesting Las Vegans and publicized the history of the region
Joan Burkhart Whitely moved to Las Vegas in 1985 to work as a reporter for The Nevadan, where she profiled interesting Las Vegans and publicized the history of the region. Born in Cleveland, Ohio in 1954, Whitely earned a master's degree in journalism from Northwestern University in 1982.
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Young Las Vegas : 1905–1931: before the future found us. Stephens Press.
In 2010 the Nevada Press Association named Hopkins to the Nevada Newspaper Hall of Fame. After one of his reporters stated that judges were sealing court cases to avoid embarrassing the well-connected, Hopkins was named to a Nevada Supreme Court commission devising statewide rules to limit such abuses. Young Las Vegas : 1905–1931: before the future found us.
From 1905 to 1931, Las Vegas was still a tiny oasis in a big, dangerous desert. Its isolated people made their own swamp coolers, and sometimes their own whiskey
From 1905 to 1931, Las Vegas was still a tiny oasis in a big, dangerous desert. Its isolated people made their own swamp coolers, and sometimes their own whiskey. This work captures the memories of a Mojave Mayberry where neighbours took care of each other, not merely because no one else would, but because it was their hometown, and they cared.
1905-1931 Before the Future Found Us. 2005 INDIES Finalist. Thank you for sharing your new books with us! Out of the thousands of titles we've received, yours stood out as among the best. Finalist, History (Adult Nonfiction).
1905-1931, Before the Future Found Us. by Joan Burkhart Whitely, A. D. Hopkins. Published August 30, 2005 by Stephens Press. In 2005, stubborn people are willing to "camp" in line for hours to snag a scarce concert ticket or a lot in a desirable housing subdivision.
The headline was Las Vegas-Is Boom Overextended? and a story about how Las Vegas had built too many hotel rooms to be profitable. Whitely, Joan Burkhardt; Hopkins, A. (2005). The Riviera was built by a group of investors from Miami. Stephens Press, LLC. p. 2. ISBN 978-1-932173-32-1.
This view of downtown Las Vegas shows a mushroom cloud in the background. Scenes such as this were typical during the 1950s. From 1951 to 1962 the government conducted 100 atmospheric tests at the Nevada Test Site. Above-ground nuclear tests began at at the Nevada Test Site, north of Las Vegas (65 miles (105 km) from downtown Las Vegas) on 27 January 1951. lt;templatestyles src "Module:Citation/CS1/styles.