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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.

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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