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1. Transcript of an interview with Eva G. Simmons by Claytee D. White, February 4, 2013 Transcript of an interview with Eva G. Simmons by Claytee D. White, February 4, 2013 Eva Simmons is a retired educator and school administrator. She has lived in Las Vegas since 1963. In this interview, she talks about Prestige Schools and Sixth Grade Centers.

2. Transcript from interview with George Simmons conducted by Claytee D. White, December 13, 2013 Transcript from interview with George Simmons conducted by Claytee D. White, December 13, 2013 Transcript from interview with George Simmons by Claytee White on December 13, 2013. Simmons talks about how he came to Las Vegas in 1963, and his wife, Eva. Simmons was a designer for Sproul Homes and...

3. 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...

4. 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...

5. Transcript of interview with Johnny Griffin by Claytee D. White, September 13, 2010 Transcript of interview with Johnny Griffin by Claytee D. White, September 13, 2010 Interview transcript with Johnny Griffin by Claytee D. White, September 13, 2010. Griffin grew up in Mississippi where he held a job as a golf caddy. He earned a golf scholarship to Jackson State University,...

6. 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.

7. Transcript of interview with Ed May by Claytee D. White, July 22, 2010 Transcript of interview with Ed May by Claytee D. White, July 22, 2010 Interview transcript with Ed May by Claytee D. White, July 22, 2010. Ed's family was one of the founders of Victory Missionary Baptist Church where they became lifetime members. He was educated at UNLV,...

8. 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...

9. Transcript of interview with Tyrone Williams by Claytee D. White, August 25, 2006 Transcript of interview with Tyrone Williams by Claytee D. White, August 25, 2006 Interview with Tyrone Williams conducted by Claytee D. White on August 25, 2006. Williams began working at UNLV in 1978 and became the facilities supervisor.

10. Transcript of Interview with Marion Bennett, July 2, 2009 Transcript of Interview with Marion Bennett, July 2, 2009 Marion Bennett has served twice as local NAACP President. He also talks about the integration of casinos, schools, and housing. Marion has been the pastor for Zion Methodist for over 40 years.

11. Personal data for Eva G. Simmons Personal data for Eva G. Simmons Growing up in Somerville, Texas, Eva Goins Simmons never imagined moving to Las Vegas, Nevada—but she moved here twice: Once briefly in 1957 to be with her sister and then again continuously in 1963...

12. Transcript of an Interview with Marcia Washington by Claytee D. White, February 14 and March 14, 2013 Transcript of an Interview with Marcia Washington by Claytee D. White, February 14 and March 14, 2013 Marcia moved to Las vegas in 1966 as a young teen; became first African American on the State Board of Education (2000-2008)

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. Audio recording clip from an Interview with Eva G. Simmons by Claytee D. White, February 4, 2013 Audio recording clip from an Interview with Eva G. Simmons by Claytee D. White, February 4, 2013 Part of an interview with Eva Simmons by Claytee D. White on February 4, 2013. Simmons talks about the formation of Les Femmes Douze, a scholarship-granting organization, that she helped found.

15. Photograph of Eva Simmons Photograph of Eva Simmons Color photograph of Eva Simmons, mounted on paper and laminated.

16. Audio clip from interview with George Simmons conducted by Claytee D. White, December 13, 2013 Audio clip from interview with George Simmons conducted by Claytee D. White, December 13, 2013 Audio clip from interview with George Simmons. In this clip, Simmons talks about his work with Sproul Homes in Las Vegas and his career designing homes and structures for Test Site.

17. 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...

18. Transcript of an interview with Theron and Naomi Goynes by Claytee D. White, June 28 and July 12, 2012 Transcript of an interview with Theron and Naomi Goynes by Claytee D. White, June 28 and July 12, 2012 Interview with Theron and Naomi Goynes conducted by Claytee D. White on June 28 and July 12, 2012. A retired school principal, Theron Goynes also served as a North Las Vegas councilman and mayor pro-temp...

19. 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.

20. Personal data for George Simmons Personal data for George Simmons George Simmons designed homes for Sproul Homes in the 1960s, then was hired by the engineering firm Holmes and Narver. He worked for Holmes and Narver on a Department of Defense contract at the Nevada...
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