The city of Las Vegas, Nevada, with its casinos and strip clubs, its grand hotels and glitzy shows, has become as iconic to America's image of itself as the harbors of New York or the skyscrapers of Chicago. This collection of over 80,000 images from the Special Collections at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, documents the historical development of the city and its surrounding areas. Here readers will find images of the famous Fremont Street, documenting its development between the early 1900s through the 1960s. Readers may like to begin by examining the extensive Featured Photo Galleries, which include collections of images dedicated to Early Las Vegas, Hotels & Casinos, African-Americans in Las Vegas, the Hoover Dam, UNLV, Showgirls, and the Rat Pack, among others.
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