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1. Transcript of interview with Alma Whitney by Claytee D. White, March 3, 1996 Transcript of interview with Alma Whitney by Claytee D. White, March 3, 1996 Interview with Alma Whitney conducted by Claytee D. White on March 3, 1996. Seeking better employment opportunities, Whitney moved to Las Vegas from Tallulah, Louisiana, at the age of sixteen. Whitney...

2. Transcript of interview with Lucille Bryant by Claytee D. White, December 13, 1995 Transcript of interview with Lucille Bryant by Claytee D. White, December 13, 1995 Interview with Lucille Bryant conducted by Claytee D. White on December 13, 1995. Moving to Las Vegas in 1953 from Tallulah, Louisiana, Bryant worked in the housekeeping departments of the Algiers Hotel,...

3. Personal data for Alma Whitney Personal data for Alma Whitney Seeking better employment opportunities, Alma Whitney moved to Las Vegas from Tallulah, Louisiana, at the age of sixteen. Whitney supported Westside churches and schools and was respected as supervisor...

4. Audio recording clip of interview with Alma Whitney by Claytee D. White, March 3, 1996 Audio recording clip of interview with Alma Whitney by Claytee D. White, March 3, 1996 Part of an interview with Alma Whitney by Claytee White on March 3, 1996. Whitney describes her experiences as a maid and discrimination in her job.

5. Transcript of interview with James A. Gay III by Joyce M. Wright, December, 1978 Transcript of interview with James A. Gay III by Joyce M. Wright, December, 1978 Interview with James A. Gay III conducted by Joyce M. Wright in December, 1978. Arriving in 1946 from Fordyce, Arkansas, Gay became the first African-American mortician in Las Vegas. He later worked as...

6. Transcript of interview with Dell Ray Rhodes, 2010 Transcript of interview with Dell Ray Rhodes, 2010 Dell Ray came to Las Vegas at three. Speaks about 1960s and 1970s schools and 6th Grade Plan.

7. Transcript of Interview with Debbie Conway by Claytee D. White, March 13, 2013 Transcript of Interview with Debbie Conway by Claytee D. White, March 13, 2013 Interview of Debbie Conway by Claytee D. White, March 13, 2013. Conway is the first African American to hold office of Recorder in Clark County and in the state of Nevada. She speaks about her previous...

8. Audio recording clip of interview with Alma Whitney by Claytee D. White, March 3, 1996 Audio recording clip of interview with Alma Whitney by Claytee D. White, March 3, 1996 1952 Alma talks about the 2-3 day long car ride from Tallulah, LA to Las Vegas in 1952.

9. Transcript of interview with Ida Bowser by Claytee D. White, August 30, 2007 Transcript of interview with Ida Bowser by Claytee D. White, August 30, 2007 Interview with Ida Bowser conducted by Claytee D. White on August 30, 2007. Born in Tallulah, Louisiana, Bowser came to Las Vegas as a child. Her first job after high school was as a teacher's aide. Later,...

10. Transcript of interview with David Washington by Claytee D. White, March 18, 2009 Transcript of interview with David Washington by Claytee D. White, March 18, 2009 Interview with David Washington conducted by Claytee D. White on March 18, 2009. Washington began his career as a firefighter in 1974. In 2001, he became the first African American fire chief for the City...

11. Transcript of interview with Lawrence Weekly by Claytee D. White, April 22, 2013 Transcript of interview with Lawrence Weekly by Claytee D. White, April 22, 2013 Transcript of interview with Lawrence Weekly by Claytee D. White on April 23, 2013. Weekly is a native Las Vegan, and grew up on the Westside. He has held positions on the City Council and the Clark County...

12. Transcript of Interview with Estralita Williams Transcript of Interview with Estralita Williams Estralita Williams is a native of Las Vegas. Her father was a pastor; she and her sisters sang with choir that backed up celebrity musicians such as Paul Anka. Estralita worked for the EOB.

13. Issues of The Voice newspaper: March 25, 1954; April 15, 1954; May 1, 1954 Issues of The Voice newspaper: March 25, 1954; April 15, 1954; May 1, 1954 First three issues of Las Vegas Voice newspaper from March 25 (Volume 1, Number 1), April 15 (Volume 1, Number 2), and May 1, 1954 (Volume 1, Number 3).

14. Essay, A Demographic Impact of Basic Magnesium on Southern Nevada, by Roosevelt Fitzgerald, May 12, 1982 Essay, A Demographic Impact of Basic Magnesium on Southern Nevada, by Roosevelt Fitzgerald, May 12, 1982 Essay by Roosevelt Fitzgerald focusing on demographic changes in southern Nevada from 1940-1945 and the war industry's effect on black employment, particularly the impact of Basic Magnesium, dated 1982....
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