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Black Entertainers in Las Vegas: 1940 - 1960
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Digital IDohr000180
TitleBlack Entertainers in Las Vegas: 1940 - 1960
Individual CreatorFitzgerald, Roosevelt
Material SetFitzgerald, Roosevelt
DescriptionEssay by Roosevelt Fitzgerald reflecting on black entertainers during the early days of the Las Vegas Strip, dated 1988.
Identified IndividualsFitzgerald, Roosevelt
Identified Corporate BodiesBasic Magnesium, Inc. @LoC
El Cortez Hotel and Casino
El Rancho Vegas Hotel and Casino
Flamingo Hotel and Casino
Last Frontier Hotel
Sands Hotel and Casino
Neighborhood City / TownLas Vegas
SourceF850.N4 F58x 1988
Original CollectionRoosevelt Fitzgerald Collection
Original Date (interview)1988
Subject (FAST)African American entertainers
African Americans--Civil rights
African Americans--Migrations
Discrimination in employment
Gambling industry
Moulin Rouge (Hotel-Casino : Las Vegas, Nev.)
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Race relations
DC TypeText
Specific Genre (LCSH)Essays and research
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:
Digital PublisherUniversity of Nevada Las Vegas
Digital CollectionThe African American Experience in Las Vegas
Master Extent2391 x 3235 pixels; 8.0 x 10.8 inches; 23,513,823 bytes; 33 images
Master File Formatimage/tiff
Master File Quality24 bit color; 300 ppi
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