Harold's Club

Title

Harold's Club

Description

The gaming industry became legalized in Nevada in 1931. The industry was strictly a world where only men participated throughout its early years. However, finding eligible men to work in the gaming establishments was increasingly difficult by WWII.  Harold's Club, a local gaming establishment in Reno, was known as the first casino to begin employing women as gaming clerks and operators. This is the classified ad put in the Nevada State Journal by Harold's Club looking for women to be employed as clerks in August 1943.

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Harold's Club

Source

"Harold's Club," Nevada State Journal, August 13, 1943, 9A.

Date

1943-08-13

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Text

Harold’s Club Wants Lady clerks between the ages of 21 and 35 capable of learning to deal games at Harold’s Club under expert teachers. Many of our present lady dealers who started this way are now earning $60 a Week Experience unnecessary but education and character references required. See office secretary between 11 a.m. and —— . This is an excellent chance to learn one of the most profitable ventures and the highest paid profession in this state.IT IS THE POLICY of HAROLD’S CLUB to give every employee every opportunity of advancement. Men Please Do Not Apply

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Harold's Club, “Harold's Club,” The State of History, accessed December 11, 2017, https://soh.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/items/show/13.