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January 22, 2007
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The 24 Hour Show: Money Counters

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On this edition of The 24 Hour Show we hear from people who count the money that makes Las Vegas go.

With funding from the Nevada Humanities and the Centennial Commission, these audio postcards are a companion to the exhibit at the Nevada State Museum and Historical Society.

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Jun 19, 2007 | Shoe Shine
On this edition of The 24 Hour Show we hear from James Agati who learned to shine shoes in New York City during the depression. Now he shines shoes at the Luxor.

Jan 22, 2007 | Money Counters
On this edition of The 24 Hour Show we hear from people who count the money that makes Las Vegas go.

Jan 1, 2007 | Dolly
Our oral history series continues with a legend...Dolly Parton...sort of.

Jul 10, 2006 | Immigrants
On this edition of The 24 Hour Show we hear from people who moved here to make Las Vegas their home.

Jul 4, 2006 | Natives
On this edition of The 24 Hour Show we hear from people who grew up in Las Vegas.

May 30, 2006 | Managers
From the modest to the mega-resort, the managers talk about taking care of business on this edition of the 24 Hour Show.

May 23, 2006 | The Entertainer
On this edition of The 24 Hour Show we hear from Joy Brittan...the Ukrainian Princess of Las Vegas.

May 5, 2006 | Step Dancer
An audio postcard that is a companion to the exhibit at the Nevada State Museum and Historical Society. In this episode we hear from a step dancer.

Apr 27, 2006 | Dealers
An audio postcard that is a companion to the exhibit at the Nevada State Museum and Historical Society. In this episode we hear from dealers.

Apr 14, 2006 | Wigs
An audio postcard that is a companion to the exhibit at the Nevada State Museum and Historical Society. In this episode we visit to an unsung Las Vegas landmark, Serge's Wigs.

Mar 20, 2006 | Magic
An audio postcard that is a companion to the exhibit at the Nevada State Museum and Historical Society. In this episode we meet people who make magic in Las Vegas.

Mar 6, 2006 | Aloha
In this episode we meet Hawaiians who bring the spirit of 'aloha' with them when they make their home in Las Vegas.

Feb 27, 2006 | YESCO
An audio postcard that is a companion to the exhibit at the Nevada State Museum and Historical Society. In this episode we visit workers at the YESCO sign company.

Jan 26, 2006 | Sin City
The people who make Las Vegas what it is, talk about the image of Las Vegas.

Jan 16, 2006 | Humble Beginning
John Woodrum is owner of the Klondike, but he began his life in Las Vegas washing dishes.

Jan 5, 2006 | 24 Hour Show
Folklorists from the Western Folklife Center have been documenting the lives of the people who work in our tourist industry. This is another audio postcard.

Dec 13, 2005 | Meet the Workers
In this first of a series of features we meet some of the people who live and work in Las Vegas.

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