Saturday, April 25, 2015

Gotta go Vegas!

What better way to represent the letter "V" than with Las Vegas. This image is from the rescued slide series I recently purchased through shopgoodwill.com.  


Dated August 3, 1957

I am glad that the photographer caught the sign of George Goebel and Shecky Greene appearing at the Riviera.  What is most striking is the Nevada landscape in the background, ala late 1950s.

A link to more vintage gotta-love-old-las-vegas images that I posted previously. 

The following images are from our family photo archive of Las Vegas, July 1965.







Pat Boone was the headliner at the Thunderbird in 1965.  Wasn't Frank Gorshin the Riddler?


Vanda coerulea



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