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321. Personal data for Beverly Mason Personal data for Beverly Mason Beverly Mason grew up in West Las Vegas and was part of the school integration movement in the 1970s. Beverly worked for the Nevada Test Site as an industrial hygienist. Collection items for Mason include...

322. Personal Data for Bishop James Rogers Sr. Personal Data for Bishop James Rogers Sr. Bishop James Rogers gives a brief description of his early years on a plantation in Louisiana near Tallulah. He describes coming to Las Vegas in 1970 at the age of 19, being mentored by Dr. F.N. Addison,...

323. Personal data for Brenda Mason Personal data for Brenda Mason After moving to Las Vegas in 1960, Brenda Mason graduated from Western High School. Beginning in 1974, she served two terms on the Board of Regents. Collection items for Brenda Mason include: interview...

324. Personal data for Clarence Ray Personal data for Clarence Ray INTRODUCTION ORAL HISTORIES OF Lubertha Johnson and Woodrow Wilson have helped fill in gaps in the history of black Nevadans in the southern part of the state. The narrative of Clarence Ray -- who first...

325. Personal data for Claude Parson Personal data for Claude Parson Mrs. Parson and her husband, Reverend Claude H. Parson, teachers and ministers, discuss their experiences in Las Vegas. Stella Mason Parson came to Las Vegas as a child in 1942 with her family. She attended...

326. Personal data for Clinton Wright Personal data for Clinton Wright In 1959, after attending the University of Arkansas, Clinton Wright came to Las Vegas. He did various jobs at first and then settled in as a financial planner for A. L. Williams and eventually as a photographer...

327. Personal data for Cora Williams Personal data for Cora Williams Born in Louisiana in 1930, Cora Williams arrived in Las Vegas in 1952. She began working as a hotel maid and later owned a beauty shop. Williams discusses the NAACP and housing discrimination. Collection...

328. Personal data for Courtney Hunt Personal data for Courtney Hunt Courtney Hunt is most popularly known as Nutt. It's a distinctive nickname that he acquired as a carefree youngster and the moniker seems to still fit him today. He is a business professional, Director...

329. Personal data for D.D. Cotton Personal data for D.D. Cotton Raised in New York City, Cotton arrived in Las Vegas as a dancer in Cab Calloway's traveling production "The Cotton Club." During a period of strained race relations, she stood for equal rights as the...

330. Personal data for David Washington Personal data for David Washington David Washington began his career as a firefighter in 1974. In 2001, he became the first African American fire chief for the City of Las Vegas. Collection items for David Washington include: interview...

331. Personal Data for Dean Ishman Personal Data for Dean Ishman Dean Ishman shares a thumbnail sketch of his background in New York and a brief description of his decision to move to Las Vegas in 1995. He had not been involved with the NAACP in New York, but his work...

332. Personal data for Debbie Conway Personal data for Debbie Conway In 2007, Debbie Conway was elected to be the Clark County Recorder. She is the first African American to hold that position in Clark County as well as the state of Nevada. For over two decades, Debbie...

333. Personal data for Dell Ray Rhodes Personal data for Dell Ray Rhodes In the later 1930s, Dell Ray Rhodes’ grandmother and step-grandfather found better work opportunities Boulder City, Nevada, where the construction of Hoover Dam promised jobs. So they moved from Louisiana,...

334. Personal data for Dr. Agnes Lockette Personal data for Dr. Agnes Lockette Dr. Agnes Lockette moved to Nevada to be an elementary school teacher and an early childhood education professor at UNLV. She reviews the evolution of education in Las Vegas from the 1950s through the...

335. Personal data for Ed May Personal data for Ed May Ed May's family moved to Las Vegas in 1955, the year he was born. May attended UNLV, Cornell and Harvard, and is involved with Victory Baptist Church.

336. Personal data for Eddie James Wright, Jr. Personal data for Eddie James Wright, Jr. Eddie James Wright, Jr. and Johnie B. (Sparkman) Wright are a retired couple who met, married, and raised their family in Las Vegas. Eddie, whose family roots were in Arkansas, arrived in 1953 shortly...

337. Personal Data for Eleanor Walker Personal Data for Eleanor Walker Eleanor Walker served as President of the Las Vegas Chapter of the NAACP from 1971 to 1975. She has held several jobs throughout her lifetime, including ones at Pan American Airways, AT&T, and Caesars...

338. Personal data for Emory Lockette Personal data for Emory Lockette Emory and Agnes Lockette met while they were both in college; she in Albany, Georgia, and he in Dawson, Georgia. He studied architectural and structural engineering. They secretly married in Atlanta, Georgia,...

339. Personal data for Essie Lee Jones Personal data for Essie Lee Jones Essie Lee Jones came to Las Vegas in 1969, and held positions at several hotels on the Strip. Collection items for Jones include an interview transcript and audio clip.

340. Personal data for Essie Shelton Jacobs Personal data for Essie Shelton Jacobs Essie Shelton Jacobs arrived in Las Vegas 1963 and worked in housekeeping at Aladdin Hotel for twenty-three years. Active in the Culinary Union, she worked as a supervisor and shop steward. Collection...
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