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1. Yearbook page featuring Marcia Washington on the Valley Viking Kadettes Drill Team, 1970 Yearbook page featuring Marcia Washington on the Valley Viking Kadettes Drill Team, 1970 The Valley High School Yearbook featured a page on the school's drill team, in which Marcia participated.

2. Westside Improvement Committee Petitions of 1940 Westside Improvement Committee Petitions of 1940 1940 This collection consists of petitions signed by citizens of the Westside of Las Vegas from 1 February 1940 to 4 December 1940 that were filed with the Clerk, City of Las Vegas. These petitions focus on...

3. Video of Las Vegas African American Community Conversations, Part 4: Early African American Legal Community Video of Las Vegas African American Community Conversations, Part 4: Early African American Legal Community The Las Vegas African American Community Conversations is a four part, one hour round table conversation with local Las Vegans. They share their powerful stories and great history, with topics ranging...

4. video of Las Vegas African American Community Conversations, Part 3: Civil Rights and Entertainment video of Las Vegas African American Community Conversations, Part 3: Civil Rights and Entertainment The Las Vegas African American Community Conversations is a four part, one hour round table conversation with local Las Vegans. They share their powerful stories and great history, with topics ranging...

5. Video of Las Vegas African American Community Conversations, Part 1: Migration, Work, and Community Emergence Video of Las Vegas African American Community Conversations, Part 1: Migration, Work, and Community Emergence The Las Vegas African American Community Conversations is a four part, one hour round table conversation with local Las Vegans. They share their powerful stories and great history, with topics ranging...

6. Video Interview with Sonny Thomas at Vegas PBS, April 1, 2013 Video Interview with Sonny Thomas at Vegas PBS, April 1, 2013 Sonny operates the Thomas & Jones Funeral Home. He recalls the funeral industry and his first jobs in casino kitchens from 1960 - 1980s.

7. Video Interview with Ruby Amie Pilot at Vegas PBS, April 12, 2013 Video Interview with Ruby Amie Pilot at Vegas PBS, April 12, 2013 Ruby shares highlights of her life and career path such as working with Hazel Gay, and working as the first fulltime black employee at Sears, and at Palm Mortuary. She provides details of breaking the...

8. Video interview with Rose Hamilton, Carolyn Haywood, Marilyn Armstrong, Hannah Johnson, Bobbie Gilmore Video interview with Rose Hamilton, Carolyn Haywood, Marilyn Armstrong, Hannah Johnson, Bobbie Gilmore and Delores (Dodi) Johnson, January 20, 2007 Oral history conversation with Rose Hamilton, Carolyn Haywood, Marilyn Armstrong, Hannah Johnson, Bobbie Gilmore and Delores (Dodi) Johnson. The group shares memories of how they and their families came...

9. Video Interview with Melvin Sanders at Vegas PBS, April 1, 2013 Video Interview with Melvin Sanders at Vegas PBS, April 1, 2013 Melvin Sanders talks about growing up on the Westside as the son of a pastor/auto detailing business owner. He recalls tensions and the joy of his upbringing during the 1960s. He tells a story about working...

10. Video Interview with Jarmilla McMillan-Arnold at Vegas PBS, April 2, 2013 Video Interview with Jarmilla McMillan-Arnold at Vegas PBS, April 2, 2013 Daughter of Dr. James McMillan, first black dentist in Las Vegas and a former NAACP president, recalls moving to Las Vegas from Detroit, learning about segregation here. She mentions list of outstanding...

11. Video Interview with Hannah Brown at Vegas PBS, April 2, 2013 Video Interview with Hannah Brown at Vegas PBS, April 2, 2013 Hannah describes her love of education, being a woman of "firsts" and president of 100 Black Women. She recounts stories about growing up on the Westside and crossing paths with famous people.

12. Video Interview with Eva G. Simmons at Vegas PBS, November 19, 2013 Video Interview with Eva G. Simmons at Vegas PBS, November 19, 2013 Eva is a founder of Les Femme Douze, a teacher for nearly four decades, community leader. Talks about recruitment of black teachers; Mabel Hoggard among other topics from the 1960s-1980s; and the future...

13. Transparencies of the marquee at the Sands Hotel announcing performance by Lena Horne, November 1961 Transparencies of the marquee at the Sands Hotel announcing performance by Lena Horne, November 1961 1953-1968 Film transparencies of the marquee at the Sands announcing performances by Lena Horne, November 1961. On the marquee: "Jack Entratter Presents Lena Horne, Marty Allen & Steve Rossi, The Most Beautiful...

14. Transcripts of interview with Helen Anderson Toland, February 21, 2007 Transcripts of interview with Helen Anderson Toland, February 21, 2007 Helen recalls coming to Las Vegas in the 1960s. She married early civil rights activist Jim Anderson in 1964. Helen was the first black female school principal in the Clark County School District.

15. Transcript of third interview with Senator Joe Neal by Claytee D. White, March 3, 2006 Transcript of third interview with Senator Joe Neal by Claytee D. White, March 3, 2006 Third interview in a series of five with Nevada State Senator Joe Neal conducted by Claytee D. White on March 3, 2006. Born in Mounds, Louisiana, in 1935, Neal joined his family in Las Vegas as a young...

16. Transcript of second interview with Senator Joe Neal by Claytee D. White, February 7, 2006 Transcript of second interview with Senator Joe Neal by Claytee D. White, February 7, 2006 Second interview in a series of five with Nevada State Senator Joe Neal conducted by Claytee D. White on February 7, 2006. Born in Mounds, Louisiana, in 1935, Neal joined his family in Las Vegas as a young...

17. Transcript of interviews with J. David Hoggard, Sr. by Claytee D. White and an unnamed interviewer in Transcript of interviews with J. David Hoggard, Sr. by Claytee D. White and an unnamed interviewer in 1997, 1998, and 1999 Transcript of interviews with J. David Hoggard, Sr. by Claytee D. White, and unnamed interviewers in 1997, 1998 and 1999. Hoggard moved to Las Vegas in 1945 and became involved in civil rights through...

18. Transcript of interview with Woodrow Wilson by Jamie Coughtry, 1989 Transcript of interview with Woodrow Wilson by Jamie Coughtry, 1989 Interview with Woodrow Wilson conducted by Jamie Coughtry in 1989. Born in a Mississippi sawmill town in 1915 to a family that ran a boarding house, Wilson completed high school at a private boarding school...

19. Transcript of interview with Woodrow Wilson by Gwendolyn Goodloe, February 28, 1975 Transcript of interview with Woodrow Wilson by Gwendolyn Goodloe, February 28, 1975 Interview with Woodrow Wilson conducted by Gwendolyn Goodloe on February 28, 1975. Wilson worked at the Basic Magnesium plant and became the first black elected to the Nevada Assembly in 1966. He served...

20. Transcript of interview with William H. Bailey by Betty Rosenthal, March 16, 1978 Transcript of interview with William H. Bailey by Betty Rosenthal, March 16, 1978 Interview with William H. Bailey conducted by Betty Rosenthal on March 16, 1978. Arriving in Las Vegas in 1955, Bailey became an assistant producer and master of ceremonies in the first interracial hotel...
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