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Neal, Joseph M., jr. (5)
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1. Transcript of interview with Hattie Canty by Claytee D. White, February 27, 1998 Transcript of interview with Hattie Canty by Claytee D. White, February 27, 1998 Interview with Hattie Canty conducted by Claytee D. White on February 27, 1998. Hattie Canty worked as a hotel maid and was elected president of the Culinary Union during the 1990s.

2. Transcript of interview with Rachel Coleman by Claytee D. White, July 24, 1996 Transcript of interview with Rachel Coleman by Claytee D. White, July 24, 1996 Interview with Rachel Coleman conducted by Claytee D. White on July 24, 1996. Born in Fayette, Mississippi, Coleman moved to Las Vegas in the 1950s and began washing dishes at the Tropicana. In 1969, having...

3. Transcript of interview with Essie Shelton Jacobs by Claytee D. White, February 1, 1996 Transcript of interview with Essie Shelton Jacobs by Claytee D. White, February 1, 1996 Interview with Essie Shelton Jacobs conducted by Claytee D. White on February 1, 1996. Jacobs arrived in Las Vegas 1963 and worked in housekeeping at Aladdin Hotel for twenty-three years. Active in the...

4. 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,...

5. Transcript from interview with Rejoyce Williams by Claytee White, June 12, 1996 Transcript from interview with Rejoyce Williams by Claytee White, June 12, 1996 Rejoyce Williams moved to Las Vegas with her husband and their six children in 1960. Williams grew up in Fordyce, Arkansas, and has also lived in California. When she arrived in Las Vegas, she worked as...

6. Transcript of interview with Hazel Gay by Claytee D. White, December 2, 1995 Transcript of interview with Hazel Gay by Claytee D. White, December 2, 1995 Interview with Hazel Gay conducted by Claytee D. White on December 2, 1995. Hazel and her husband Jimmy Gay moved to Las Vegas in 1946, becoming leaders in the African American community during the civil...

7. Transcript of Interview with Marzette Lewis, 2012 Transcript of Interview with Marzette Lewis, 2012 Marzette Lewis is an outspoken community activist, especially in the area of local education. She is the founder of the WAAK-UP group. The interview took place over two sessions, session 1 was recorded...

8. Transcript of interview with Viola Johnson by Claytee D. White, March 12, 1996 Transcript of interview with Viola Johnson by Claytee D. White, March 12, 1996 Interview with Viola Johnson conducted by Claytee D. White on March 12, 1996. Johnson lived in a tent when she moved from Fordyce to Las Vegas in 1942. She describes working conditions for maids and the...

9. Transcript from interview with Essie Lee Jones by Claytee White, June 5, 1996 Transcript from interview with Essie Lee Jones by Claytee White, June 5, 1996 Essie Lee Jones moved from the Tallulah, Louisiana, area to Las Vegas in 1969. In the interview, Jones discusses her employment in various positions such as maid, waitress, and casino porter at the Stardust,...

10. Transcript from interview with Waldemar Jackson conducted by Claytee D. White, May 5, 2013 Transcript from interview with Waldemar Jackson conducted by Claytee D. White, May 5, 2013 Transcript from interview with Waldemar Jackson by Claytee White on May 5, 2013. Jackson's family was one of the first black families in the West Las Vegas neighborhood Vegas Heights. Jackson joined the...

11. Transcript of interview with Roosevelt Toston by Claytee D. White, July 11, 2006 Transcript of interview with Roosevelt Toston by Claytee D. White, July 11, 2006 Interview with Roosevelt Toston conducted by Claytee D. White on July 11, 2006. Toston grew up in Epps, Louisiana, and came to Las Vegas in the 1950s as a teenager. He describes his experience at Las Vegas...

12. 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...

13. Transcript of interview with Ruth Eppenger D'Hondt by Claytee D. White, August 25, 2011, and July 9, Transcript of interview with Ruth Eppenger D'Hondt by Claytee D. White, August 25, 2011, and July 9, 2012 Interview with Ruth Eppenger D'Hondt conducted by Claytee D. White on August 25, 2011 and July 9, 2012. Born and raised in Las Vegas, D'Hondt was one of the early black cocktail servers on the Las Vegas...

14. Transcript of interview with Arlone Scott by Glen Ette Davis, July 3, 1975 Transcript of interview with Arlone Scott by Glen Ette Davis, July 3, 1975 Interview with Arlone Scott conducted by Glen Ette Davis on July 3, 1975. Born in Louisiana, Scott moved to Las Vegas in 1951, eventually becoming a hotel maid supervisor. She shares her early experiences...

15. Transcript of an interview with Clinton Wright by Claytee D. White, October 13, 2005 Transcript of an interview with Clinton Wright by Claytee D. White, October 13, 2005 Clinton Wright worked as a photographer for the Las Vegas Voice for fifteen years. In his interview, he discusses living and working in Las Vegas, and raising his family.

16. Transcript of interview with Thelma Turner by Claytee D. White, October 21, 2004 Transcript of interview with Thelma Turner by Claytee D. White, October 21, 2004 Interview transcript with Thelma Turner by Claytee D. White, October 21, 2004. Turner lived on the Westside, then later moved to North Las Vegas. She talks about her early jobs at the Moulin Rouge and...

17. Transcript of interview with Rev. Marion D. Bennett, Sr. by Claytee D. White, January 12, 2004 Transcript of interview with Rev. Marion D. Bennett, Sr. by Claytee D. White, January 12, 2004 Interview with Rev. Marion D. Bennett, Sr. conducted by Claytee D. White on January 12, 2004. Bennett grew up in Greenville, South Carolina and graduated from Morris Brown College before earning his Master...

18. Transcript of Interview with Gene Collins, July 16, 2009 Transcript of Interview with Gene Collins, July 16, 2009 Gene Collins served as President of Las Vegas chapter of NAACP 1998-2001. He aslso worked at the Nevada Test Site as an electrician.

19. Transcript of interview with Eugene Buford by Claytee D. White, September 12, 2006 Transcript of interview with Eugene Buford by Claytee D. White, September 12, 2006 Interview with Eugene Buford conducted by Claytee D. White on September 12, 2006. Buford came to Las Vegas as a child from Birmingham, Alabama. He held a variety of jobs, including washing dishes at the...

20. Transcript of interview with D. D. Cotton by Claytee D. White, February 14, 1997 Transcript of interview with D. D. Cotton by Claytee D. White, February 14, 1997 Interview with D. D. Cotton conducted by Claytee D. White on February 14, 1997. Raised in New York City, Cotton arrived in Las Vegas as a dancer in Cab Calloway's traveling production "The Cotton Club."...
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