WHAT: In partnership with the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and the Springs Preserve, Vegas PBS will be managing an event, Las Vegas: Snapshots of History, to document photos, slides and negatives of Las Vegas from the 1960s-1990s.
Despite being an era of massive change and development for Las Vegas, there is a noticeable lack of photos representing this time period. With the explosive growth of the population by 300% over these four decades, there is a need for photos of now-demolished properties, housing developments under construction, and any other scenes of what it was like to live in Las Vegas from the 1960s to 1990s.
Members of the community are encouraged to bring in any photos, slides or negatives that meet the above criteria. Please note, not all photos may be chosen. The first 50 people to have their photos selected will receive a free 8 GB flash drive loaded with their digitized images. All photos will be returned at the event.
WHEN: Saturday, March 7, 2020, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.
WHERE: Springs Preserve
333 S Valley View Blvd
Las Vegas, NV, 89107
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