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Video Interview with Sonny Thomas at Vegas PBS, April 1, 2013
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Digital IDohr000802
TitleVideo Interview with Sonny Thomas at Vegas PBS, April 1, 2013
NarratorThomas, Sonny
Material SetThomas, Sonny
InterviewerTabach, Barbara;
DescriptionSonny operates the Thomas & Jones Funeral Home. He recalls the funeral industry and his first jobs in casino kitchens from 1960 - 1980s.
Identified Corporate BodiesEl Rancho Vegas Hotel and Casino
Landmark Hotel and Casino (Las Vegas, Nev.)
Bonanza Hotel
Sands Hotel and Casino
Sunset Chapel
Thomas and Jones Affordable Funeral Home (Las Vegas, Nev.)
Stardust Resort and Casino (Las Vegas, Nev.) @LoC
Identified NeighborhoodWestside;
Neighborhood City / TownLas Vegas
SourceOral History Research Center, Special Collections, UNLV
Original CollectionAfrican Americans in Las Vegas: A Collaborative Oral History Project
Original Date (interview)2013-04-01
Subject (FAST)African American businesspeople
Funeral homes
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 Extent00:23:03; 560,678,295 bytes
Master File Formatvideo/mp4
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