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1. Appendix items from transcript of interview with Marzette Lewis: the Appendix Appendix items from transcript of interview with Marzette Lewis: the Appendix Appendix to the transcribed interview includes: Nevada Journal article, WAAK-UP mission, 6th Grade Plan

2. Transcript of interview with William H. Bailey by Betty Rosenthal, March 16, 1978 Transcript of interview with William H. Bailey by Betty Rosenthal, March 16, 1978 Interview with William H. Bailey conducted by Betty Rosenthal on March 16, 1978. Arriving in Las Vegas in 1955, Bailey became an assistant producer and master of ceremonies in the first interracial hotel...

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 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.

5. Personal data for Lewis H. Whitley Personal data for Lewis H. Whitley June and Lewis Whitley moved to Las Vegas in 1958. Lewis worked as a cook at the Nevada Test Site, and later as a fire hydrant inspector for the Clark County Fire Department.

6. Personal Data for Marzette Lewis Personal Data for Marzette Lewis Marzette Lewis’s name is synonymous with Las Vegas community activism. Beginning in the 1970s and continuing to the time of this interview, Marzette has been an outspoken leader with the ultimate goal...

7. Evolution of a Black Community in Las Vegas: 1905 - 1940 Evolution of a Black Community in Las Vegas: 1905 - 1940 Essay by Roosevelt Fitzgerald exploring the history of the black community in Las Vegas from its founding in 1905 through the 1930s.

8. Personal data for June F. Whitley Personal data for June F. Whitley June and Lewis Whitley moved to Las Vegas in 1958. June worked at Centel, and eventually became the first woman chairperson of the Board of Regents of Clark County Community College.

9. 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...

10. 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...

11. Series of two Polaroid photographs of Tracy Lewis with principal displaying donation from WAAK-UP Series of two Polaroid photographs of Tracy Lewis with principal displaying donation from WAAK-UP Series of two color Polaroid photographs of Tracy Lewis with the principal of Kermit R. Booker Sr. Empowerment Elementary School displaying a five hundred dollar donation from Westside Action Alliance...

12. Black Entertainers in Las Vegas: 1940 - 1960 Black Entertainers in Las Vegas: 1940 - 1960 Essay by Roosevelt Fitzgerald reflecting on black entertainers during the early days of the Las Vegas Strip, dated 1988.

13. Transcript of interview with Alice Key by Claytee D. White, February 17, 1997 Transcript of interview with Alice Key by Claytee D. White, February 17, 1997 1950-1990 Interview with Alice Key conducted by Claytee D. White on February 17, 1997. Dancer, writer, and community activist, Key served as Deputy Labor Commissioner for the State of Nevada and leader of the NAACP...

14. Transcript of interview with Faye Todd by Claytee D. White, October 15, 1996 Transcript of interview with Faye Todd by Claytee D. White, October 15, 1996 Interview with Faye Todd conducted by Claytee D. White on October 15, 1996. Featured in Ebony Magazine in 1979, Todd achieved executive status in the Las Vegas gaming industry, serving as Special Events...

15. Transcript of interview with Jackie Brantley by Claytee D. White, October 27, 1996 Transcript of interview with Jackie Brantley by Claytee D. White, October 27, 1996 Interview with Jackie Brantley conducted by Claytee D. White on October 27, 1996. Born in Las Vegas following World War II, Brantley grew up on the Westside. Beginning as a public relations specialist...

16. 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...

17. Transcript of interview with Jean Bennett by Claytee D. White, July 8, 2008 Transcript of interview with Jean Bennett by Claytee D. White, July 8, 2008 Interview with Jean Bennett conducted by Claytee D. White on July 8, 2008. Bennett's early rock-and-roll career blossomed with music producer Buck Ram, who sold her the legal rights to the Platters in...

18. 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...

19. 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...

20. 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)...
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