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381. Personal data for Lee Henry Lisby Personal data for Lee Henry Lisby In 1942, Lee Henry Lisby moved from Louisiana to Nevada, where he found success in owning real estate. Collection items for Lee Henry Lisby include: interview transcript; photograph.

382. Personal data for Lewis H. Whitley Personal data for Lewis H. Whitley June and Lewis Whitley moved to Las Vegas in 1958. Lewis worked as a cook at the Nevada Test Site, and later as a fire hydrant inspector for the Clark County Fire Department.

383. Personal data for Lindell Blake Personal data for Lindell Blake Lindell Blake is a self-taught dancer in the tradition of Sammy Davis Jr and others. He performed in Las Vegas at Sands, New York, New York, and Luxor hotels.

384. Personal data for Lonnie G. Wright Personal data for Lonnie G. Wright Lonnie G. Wright played basketball at UNLV and became a successful local educator and businessman. His grandmother worked as a maid for prominent Las Vegans. Collection items for Lonnie G. Wright include:...

385. Personal Data for Lovell Gaines Personal Data for Lovell Gaines Lovell Gaines talks about growing up in Louisiana and graduating from Louisiana State University. He mentions his service in Vietnam and moving to the Reno area to be near his brother Roosevelt. He describes...

386. Personal data for Lovey M. McCurdy Personal data for Lovey M. McCurdy Lovey McCurdy moved to the Westside when streets were not yet paved. Her siblings followed her to Las Vegas and worked in casinos. Her husband worked in construction at the Nevada Test Site. Collection...

387. Personal data for Lubertha Johnson Personal data for Lubertha Johnson Lubertha Johnson moved to Las Vegas in the late 1940s from Mississippi and worked as a recreation director, nurse, and director of an anti-poverty progam, serving as a civic leader. Collection items for...

388. Personal data for Lucille Bryant Personal data for Lucille Bryant Lucille Bryant moved to Las Vegas from Tallulah, Louisiana in 1953. She worked in the housekeeping departments of the Algiers Hotel, the Silver Slipper, the Sands, and the Stardust. The information she...

389. Personal data for Marcia Washington Personal data for Marcia Washington Marcia Robinson recalls climbing in the family Dodge Dart car and heading west from Tallulah, Louisiana to Las Vegas where her father had moved for better job opportunities. She was 13 and had always attended...

390. Personal data for Mary Louise Williams Personal data for Mary Louise Williams Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Williams was musically trained and worked as a dancer at the opening of the Moulin Rouge in 1955. Following her career in social work and teaching in New York, she retired to Las...

391. Personal Data for Marzette Lewis Personal Data for Marzette Lewis Marzette Lewis’s name is synonymous with Las Vegas community activism. Beginning in the 1970s and continuing to the time of this interview, Marzette has been an outspoken leader with the ultimate goal...

392. Personal data for Monroe Williams Personal data for Monroe Williams Monroe Williams was one of the first black firefighters in 1963, later becoming involved in real estate. He and his wife, Brenda Williams, were community leaders. Collection items for Monroe Williams include:...

393. Personal data for Mozella Sheds Scott Personal data for Mozella Sheds Scott Mozella Sheds Scott discusses her varied work history and career as a directory assistance telephone operator for Centel (Sprint) in Las Vegas. Observing reading deficiencies in the community, she created...

394. Personal data for Mustafa Richards Personal data for Mustafa Richards Mustafa Richards came to Las Vegas in 1976 with his wife, Debbie. He worked for 25 years as a bellman and bell captain at the Imperial Palace. He has studied world religions throughout his life and is...

395. Personal data for Nafeesa Sallee Personal data for Nafeesa Sallee In March 2013, at the time of this interview, Nafeesa Sallee was newly retired after thirty-four years in the local banking industry. Nafeesa was from Cleveland, Ohio. In 1978, she moved to Las Vegas with...

396. Personal data for Naomi Goynes Personal data for Naomi Goynes Moving to Las Vegas with her husband Theron in 1964, Goynes had a thirty-six-year career in local education. Collection items for Naomi Goynes include: interview transcript; audio clip; photographs.

397. Personal data for Nathaniel Whaley Personal data for Nathaniel Whaley Nathaniel Whaley has been a resident of Las Vegas since his youth. Before leaving high school to provide for his new wife and son, Nathaniel had a successful high school career as an accomplished athlete...

398. Personal Data for Otis B. Harris Personal Data for Otis B. Harris In the early 1940s, after an argument with a white person, Otis Harris's father decided to relocate from Texas to California. During the trip west, he stopped in Las Vegas where they were hiring at the...

399. Personal data for Paul Pradia Personal data for Paul Pradia Paul Pradia, who moved to Las Vegas in 1995, teaches golf and is a board member of 1st Tee of Southern Nevada and the Nevada Senior Games, working to promote women golfers. He remains an active member...

400. Personal data for Porter Troutman Personal data for Porter Troutman Active in the civil rights movement during college in the 1960s, Porter Troutman became a teacher and later Director of National Teacher Corps, a competency-based teacher education program. His courses...
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