People, places, and scenes from Las Vegas' past.
Las Vegas History
Remembering the Original 'Ocean's 11' in Las Vegas
Just looking at these photos you can feel a foundational aspect of Las Vegas’ lore clicking into place.
Magnesium Maggie: Nevada's Version of Rosie the Riveter
Remember Rosie the Riveter, the badass icon who represented the working women of World War II? Did you know that Nevada had its own version?...
The Creation of an Underwater Ghost Town
City Cast Las Vegas lead producer Sonja Cho Swanson drops some knowledge on a piece of Nevada history. Nevada has hundreds of ghost towns...
Remembering a Las Vegas Poker Legend
With the World Series of Poker just ended, we look back at gambling great Johnny Moss.
A Massive Complex — of Time
Eight years ago this week, President Obama created the Basin and Range National Monument; one major reason was to protect "City," a massive ...
A 2010 Shooting and the Difficulty of Change
A 2010 shooting in Las Vegas prompted reforms — did they work?
Happy Birthday, Clark County
On July 1, 1909, Clark County was officially established. It was named after Sen. William Andrews Clark, who brought the trains to town.
Las Vegas Pride, Then and Now
Looking through the many images of the 1999 Pride Parade in historian Dennis McBride’s archive of LGBTQIA material at UNLV.
A Look Back at the Huntridge Theater
The Huntridge opened as a movie theater in 1944, often hosting box office premieres with celebrities in attendance. If you’ve traveled along...
From the Archive
We’re barely downwind of the official legislative session, and politics is still in the air ... so what the hell: Let’s throw it back 14 yea...