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View Resource El Rancho Vegas Online Exhibit

The Hotel El Rancho Vegas has a notable place in 20th century American cultural and tourism history as the first full-scale casino on Highway 91, located on what would eventually become known as the "Strip" area, a place where other legendary gaming palaces would spring up, such as the Flamingo and Desert Inn. Created by the UNLV Department of Special Collections, this site documents the history...

https://gaming.unlv.edu/ElRanchoVegas/index.html
View Resource History: Las Vegas

Las Vegas (or "The Meadows" in Spanish) is a curious place, and it is not much of a stretch to say that it was transformed from a sleepy railroad town into a ring-a-ding swinging town in just a few decades during the 20th century. The Las Vegas Sun has gone above and beyond the call of duty by crafting a site that presents a multimedia-rich experience that narrates the history of this rather...

https://lasvegassun.com/history/