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401. Personal data for Rachel Coleman Personal data for Rachel Coleman Born in Fayette, Mississippi, Coleman moved to Las Vegas in the 1950s and began washing dishes at the Tropicana. In 1969, having worked for a number of hotels, she was promoted to executive housekeeper...

402. Personal data for Rejoyce Williams Personal data for Rejoyce Williams Rejoyce Williams came to Las Vegas with her husband and six children in 1960. She worked in several positions at hotels and casinos on the Strip and participated in the Culinary Union strike in 1970. Collection...

403. Personal Data for Rev. Jesse Scott Personal Data for Rev. Jesse Scott Reverend Jesse Scott shares his Louisiana background and his first involvement with the NAACP as vice president of the youth council. He recalls moving to Los Angeles and being urged to get involved in...

404. Personal data for Rev. Prentiss Walker Personal data for Rev. Prentiss Walker Born on an Oklahoma Indian Reservation in 1910, Rev. Prentiss Walker arrived in Las Vegas in 1933 in hopes of working on Hoover Dam construction. After working in various jobs, he became ordained as a...

405. Personal data for Ricki Y. Barlow Personal data for Ricki Y. Barlow Ricki Barlow is a native Las Vegan. Since 2007, he has served as the Las Vegas City Councilman for Ward 5, which includes Downtown Las Vegas.

406. Personal data for Roosevelt Toston Personal data for Roosevelt Toston Roosevelt Toston grew up in Epps, Louisiana, and came to Las Vegas in the 1950s as a teenager. He describes his experience at Las Vegas High School and the first jobs he held at the Fremont Hotel and the...

407. Personal data for Ruby Amie-Pilot Personal data for Ruby Amie-Pilot Ruby Amie-Pilot came to Las Vegas in 1952 and worked at the Desert Inn, Sears, and Palm Mortuary. Collection items for Ruby Amie-Pilot include an interview transcript, audio clip, and photographs and ephemera....

408. Personal data for Ruby Duncan Personal data for Ruby Duncan The 1970s Welfare Rights story of Las Vegas would not be complete without the narrative of Ruby Duncan. Ruby’s life story began in the backwoods of Louisiana near Ivory Plantation, where she and other...

409. Personal data for Ruth Eppenger D'Hondt Personal data for Ruth Eppenger D'Hondt Born and raised in Las Vegas, D'Hondt was one of the early black cocktail servers on the Las Vegas Strip, working at Caesars Palace for twenty-six years. D'Hondt's family owned a restaurant, Mattie's Cafe,...

410. Personal data for Ruth Sweet Personal data for Ruth Sweet Ruth Sweet is a Black woman who was born at Roach, Nevada. Her grandfather was a foreman for the Union Pacific Railroad, and the family lived at various sidings along the railroad and at his ranch at Las...

411. Personal data for Samuel E. Wright Personal data for Samuel E. Wright Samuel E. Wright candidly discusses growing up during the 1960s racial riots and notes the influence of black activist Stokely Carmichael during that era. He attended Howard University and began a career...

412. Personal data for Samuel Smith Personal data for Samuel Smith Samuel Smith moved to Las Vegas in 1978 and worked as a fire inspector until he retired in 2003. He also organized free reading and math classes to help people prepare for the firefighter exam. Collection...

413. Personal data for Sarann Knight Preddy Personal data for Sarann Knight Preddy Sarann Knight Preddy moved to Hawthorne, Nevada, in the 1940s, becoming a business owner and president of the NAACP. Later she moved to Las Vegas, where she served as a community activist and worked as...

414. Personal data for Shirley Edmond Personal data for Shirley Edmond Born in Las Vegas, Edmond was the first African American woman in Southern Nevada promoted by the United States Post Office to be a supervisor. Edmond describes growing up in the Westside neighborhood...

415. Personal Data for Simeon Holloway Personal Data for Simeon Holloway As many young men in 1939 Gary, Indiana did, Simeon Holloway graduated from high school and went to work at the steel mill. This was not an option he liked and enlisted in the Navy just at the outbreak...

416. Personal data for Sonny Thomas Personal data for Sonny Thomas Sandy C. Thomas is better known as Sonny. He is the soft-spoken manager of Thomas and Jones Funeral Home. Ever since he was a teenage in Fordyce, Arkansas, Sonny had aspired to be a funeral director. However,...

417. Personal data for Stella Parson Personal data for Stella Parson Stella Parson came as a child to Las Vegas in 1942, while Claude arrived in 1952 at Nellis Air Force Base. As educators, the Parsons discuss the integration of schools in Las Vegas. Collection items for...

418. Personal Data for Suzilene McDonald Personal Data for Suzilene McDonald Jerushia McDonald Hylton and Suzilene McDonald grew up on Las Vegas' Westside. It was a family of five children with entrepreneurial parents who worked hard to provide for their family. Dad was also a...

419. Personal data for Thelma Turner Personal data for Thelma Turner Thelma Turner came to Las Vegas at the age of 13 with her family. She worked in various jobs, including as a change girl at the Moulin Rouge.

420. Personal data for Theron Goynes Personal data for Theron Goynes A retired school principal, Goynes also served as a North Las Vegas councilman and mayor pro-temp and was the first black in Nevada history to chair a government body. Collection items for Theron Goynes...
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