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1. Transcript of an Interview with James Jones, Jr. by Barbara Tabach, February 28, 2013 Transcript of an Interview with James Jones, Jr. by Barbara Tabach, February 28, 2013 James worked for over 30 years at the Test Site before becoming a funeral director at Thomas & Jones Funeral Home. Raised family on Westside.

2. 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,...

3. Transcript of interview with Clarence Ray by Jamie Coughtry, 1991 Transcript of interview with Clarence Ray by Jamie Coughtry, 1991 Interview with Clarence Ray conducted by Jaime Coughtry in 1991. Having arrived in Las Vegas in the 1920s, Ray provides a rare perspective on shifts in race relations over the years. He shares stories...

4. Transcript of an interview with Flora Jones conducted by Claytee D. White, July 19, 2007 Transcript of an interview with Flora Jones conducted by Claytee D. White, July 19, 2007 Interview with Flora Jones by Claytee D. White, July 19, 2007. Jones discusses her upbringing in Mississippi and her employment at the University of Nevada Las Vegas in the Admissions Office.

5. Transcript of an Interview with Sonny Thomas by Barbara Tabach on February 28, 2013 Transcript of an Interview with Sonny Thomas by Barbara Tabach on February 28, 2013 Sonny (Sandy C.) Thomas is from Fordyce AR. He worked in hotels for over 30 years before securing job as funeral director for which he was trained.

6. Transcript of third interview with Senator Joe Neal by Claytee D. White, March 3, 2006 Transcript of third interview with Senator Joe Neal by Claytee D. White, March 3, 2006 Third interview in a series of five with Nevada State Senator Joe Neal conducted by Claytee D. White on March 3, 2006. Born in Mounds, Louisiana, in 1935, Neal joined his family in Las Vegas as a young...

7. 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...

8. Transcript of interview with Monroe Williams by Claytee D. White, August 15, 2000 Transcript of interview with Monroe Williams by Claytee D. White, August 15, 2000 Interview with Monroe Williams conducted by Claytee D. White on August 15, 2000. Williams was one of the first black firefighters in 1963, later becoming involved in real estate. He and his wife, Brenda...

9. Transcript of interview with Audrey James by Claytee D. White, July 20, 2012 Transcript of interview with Audrey James by Claytee D. White, July 20, 2012 Interview with Audrey James conducted by Claytee D. White on July 20, 2012. James moved to Las Vegas in 1952 and worked as an elementary school teacher. She also spearheaded a project to provide books...

10. Transcript of Interview with Otis & Tisha Harris, September 15, 2010 Transcript of Interview with Otis & Tisha Harris, September 15, 2010 Otis and Tisha Harris detail the businesses that existed in West Las Vegas.

11. Transcript of interview with Johnny Pate and Jillean Williams by Claytee D. White, March 4, 2004 Transcript of interview with Johnny Pate and Jillean Williams by Claytee D. White, March 4, 2004 Interview with Johnny Pate and Jillean Williams conducted by Claytee D. White on March 4, 2004. As a jazz pianist and composer, Pate was a close friend to legendary singer Joe Williams. Pate and Williams...

12. Transcript of interview with Katherine Duncan and Sarann Knight Preddy by Claytee D. White, November Transcript of interview with Katherine Duncan and Sarann Knight Preddy by Claytee D. White, November 28, 2004 Interview with Katherine Duncan and Sarann Knight Preddy conducted by Claytee D. White on November 28, 2004. Duncan moved to Las Vegas in 1977, worked with Nevada Motion Picture Services, and owned a travel...

13. Transcript of interview with Isadore Washington by Claytee D. White, February 7, 2008 Transcript of interview with Isadore Washington by Claytee D. White, February 7, 2008 Interview with Isadore Washington conducted by Claytee D. White on February 7, 2008. Born in Tallulah, Louisiana, Washington came to Las Vegas with his family in 1942 at the age of eight. He recalls playing...

14. Transcript of interview with Woodrow Wilson by Jamie Coughtry, 1989 Transcript of interview with Woodrow Wilson by Jamie Coughtry, 1989 Interview with Woodrow Wilson conducted by Jamie Coughtry in 1989. Born in a Mississippi sawmill town in 1915 to a family that ran a boarding house, Wilson completed high school at a private boarding school...

15. 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...

16. Audio recording clip from an interview with James Jones Jr. by Barbara Tabach, February 28, 2013 Audio recording clip from an interview with James Jones Jr. by Barbara Tabach, February 28, 2013 Part of an interview of James Jones, Jr. conducted by Barbara Tabach, February 28, 2013 . Jones Jr. highlights his work opportunities and racism in 1959 Las Vegas. In the clip, Jones Jr. discusses his...

17. Personal data for Flora Jones Personal data for Flora Jones Flora Jones was born in 1953 in Delta City, Mississippi. The family moved to Hollandale, Mississippi, in 1968, and Flora finished high school there in 1971. She helped work the cotton fields and pick tomatoes...

18. Transcript of interview with Mozella Sheds Scott by Claytee D. White, November 30, 2010 Transcript of interview with Mozella Sheds Scott by Claytee D. White, November 30, 2010 Interview with Mozella Sheds Scott conducted by Claytee D. White on November 30, 2010. Scott discusses her varied work history and career as a directory assistance telephone operator for Centel (Sprint)...

19. 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.

20. Transcript of interview with Lonnie G. Wright by Claytee D. White, October 23, 2009 Transcript of interview with Lonnie G. Wright by Claytee D. White, October 23, 2009 Interview with Lonnie G. Wright conducted by Claytee D. White on October 23, 2009. Wright played basketball at UNLV and became a successful local educator and businessman. His grandmother worked as a maid...
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