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Neal, Joseph M., jr.
Daniel, Faye Duncan
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1950s - 1990s
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Audio clip from interview with J. David Hoggard, February 1, 1999
In this audio clip, J. David Hoggard discusses the local chapter of the NAACP in Las Vegas and the Human Relations Commission.
Audio recording clip of interview with Johnny Pate and Jillean Williams by Claytee D. White, March 4, 2004
Part of an interview with Johnny Pate and Jillean Williams (not featured in clip) by Claytee D. White on March 4, 2004. In the clip, Pate describes how Joe Williams drew him out of retirement for a number...
Audio clip from interview with Eugene Williams conducted by Claytee D. White, July 17, 2008
Audio clip from interview with Eugene Williams. In the clip, he recalls the prejudices that he and other black musicians faced during the 1970s.
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.
Audio clip from interview with Jocelyn Oats conducted by John Grygo and Claytee D. White, November 20, 2012
Audio clip from interview with Jocelyn Oats on November 20, 2012. In the clip, Jocelyn talks about the beginnings of Nevada Partners, and her work with the teenaged youth of Las Vegas in the 1990s.
Transcript of interview with Faye Duncan Daniel by Claytee D. White, October 18, 1996
Interview with Faye Duncan Daniel conducted by Claytee D. White on October 18, 1996. Beginning in clerical work at the Nevada Test Site, Daniel rose to become the Assistant Hotel Manager at Union Plaza...
Personal data for Mary Louise Williams
Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Williams was musically trained and worked as a dancer at the opening of the Moulin Rouge in 1955. Following her career in social work and teaching in New York, she retired to Las...
Personal data for Isadore Washington
Born in Tallulah, Louisiana, Isadore Washington came to Las Vegas with his family in 1942 at the age of eight. He recalls playing with Wayne Newton when they were children and life on the Westside. Washington...
Personal data for Rachel Coleman
Born in Fayette, Mississippi, Coleman moved to Las Vegas in the 1950s and began washing dishes at the Tropicana. In 1969, having worked for a number of hotels, she was promoted to executive housekeeper...
Personal data for Ruth Eppenger D'Hondt
Born and raised in Las Vegas, D'Hondt was one of the early black cocktail servers on the Las Vegas Strip, working at Caesars Palace for twenty-six years. D'Hondt's family owned a restaurant, Mattie's Cafe,...
Personal data for Naomi Goynes
Moving to Las Vegas with her husband Theron in 1964, Goynes had a thirty-six-year career in local education. Collection items for Naomi Goynes include: interview transcript; audio clip; photographs.
Personal data for Audrey James
After moving to Las Vegas in 1952, James worked as an elementary school teacher. She also spearheaded a project to provide books for children in African countries, has been an active church member, and...
Personal data for Dr. Agnes Lockette
Dr. Agnes Lockette moved to Nevada to be an elementary school teacher and an early childhood education professor at UNLV. She reviews the evolution of education in Las Vegas from the 1950s through the...
Personal data for Theron Goynes
A retired school principal, Goynes also served as a North Las Vegas councilman and mayor pro-temp and was the first black in Nevada history to chair a government body. Collection items for Theron Goynes...
Personal data for Mozella Sheds Scott
Mozella Sheds Scott discusses her varied work history and career as a directory assistance telephone operator for Centel (Sprint) in Las Vegas. Observing reading deficiencies in the community, she created...
Personal data for Faye Todd
Featured in Ebony Magazine in 1979, Faye Todd achieved executive status in the Las Vegas gaming industry, serving as Special Events Coordinator for Desert Inn Hotel and Casino and Entertainment Director/Corporate...
Personal data for Essie Shelton Jacobs
Essie Shelton Jacobs arrived in Las Vegas 1963 and worked in housekeeping at Aladdin Hotel for twenty-three years. Active in the Culinary Union, she worked as a supervisor and shop steward. Collection...
Personal data for Eugene Buford
Eugene Buford came to Las Vegas as a child from Birmingham, Alabama. He held a variety of jobs, including washing dishes at the Last Frontier and delivering ice to casinos like the Flamingo and the Stardust,...
Personal data for Vicki Richardson
. As a high school junior in Wilmington, Delaware, Vicki Richardson was one of twelve African American students chosen to integrate the school system. A civil rights activist in high school and college,...
Personal data for Johnny Pate
As a jazz pianist and composer, Johnny Pate was a close friend to legendary singer Joe Williams. Pate and Williams share fond memories of touring with Joe Williams and the Count Basie Orchestra, cruises...
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