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Video Interview with Ruby Amie Pilot at Vegas PBS, April 12, 2013
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Digital IDohr000800
TitleVideo Interview with Ruby Amie Pilot at Vegas PBS, April 12, 2013
NarratorPilot, Ruby Amie
Material SetPilot, Ruby Amie
InterviewerTabach, Barbara
DescriptionRuby 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 color barrier on the Strip in 1960s.
Identified IndividualsGay, Hazel
Gay, James A., III
Kirkland, Barbara
Langston, Esther
Johnson, Lubertha
Neighborhood City / TownLas Vegas
SourceOral History Research Center, Special Collections
Original CollectionAfrican Americans in Las Vegas: A Collaborative Oral History Project
Original Date (interview)2013-11-19
Subject (FAST)African American women
African Americans--Civil rights
Employment
DC TypeMoving Image
Specific Genre (LCSH)Video recordings
Languageeng
RightsThis material may be protected by copyright. Personal, including educational and academic, use of this material is without restriction; but acknowledgement of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, University Libraries is requested whether the use is oral, web or in print. Commercial use of any portion of this material requires permission. For further information please contact Digital Collections: http://digital.library.unlv.edu/contact. This document is an oral history. It is a spoken account of certain events and phenomena recorded at one particular moment and filtered through one individual's life experience, sensibility, and memory. As such, it should be considered a primary source rather than a final, verified, or complete narrative of the events it records.
Digital PublisherUniversity of Nevada Las Vegas
Digital CollectionThe African American Experience in Las Vegas
Master Extent00:46:46; 1,120,204,229 bytes
Master File Formatvideo/mp4
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