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Transcript of Interview with Ruby Duncan by Claytee D. White on February 13 and March 2, 2007
Interview with Ruby Duncan conducted by Claytee White in two sessions on February 13, 2007 and March 2, 2007. Duncan discusses her employment history and dependence on public assistance in Las Vegas, as...
Transcript of interview with Jerry Eppenger by Claytee D. White, September 14, 2011
Interview with Jerry Eppenger conducted by Claytee D. White on September 14, 2011. Eppenger's family moved from Arkansas to Las Vegas in 1953. Joining the Marine Corps in 1964, he was among the early combatants...
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...
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...
Transcript of interview with Mary Louise Williams by Claytee D. White, June 19, 1998
Interview with Mary Louise Williams conducted by Claytee D. White on June 19, 1998. Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Williams was musically trained and worked as a dancer at the opening of the Moulin Rouge in...
Transcript of interview with Cora Williams by Kathlyn E. Wilson, March 11, 1975
Interview with Cora Williams conducted by Kathlyn E. Wilson on March 11, 1975. Born in Louisiana in 1930, Williams arrived in Las Vegas in 1952. She began working as a hotel maid and later owned a beauty...
Transcript of an interview with Hazel Geran by Claytee D. White on August 30, 2000
Hazel Geran was an employee of the Equal Opportunity Board in 1972, and was still working there at time of this interview. Her first job in Las Vegas in 1948 was as a keno writer at Cotton Club on the...
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)...
Transcript of interview with Woodrow Wilson by Gwendolyn Goodloe, February 28, 1975
Interview with Woodrow Wilson conducted by Gwendolyn Goodloe on February 28, 1975. Wilson worked at the Basic Magnesium plant and became the first black elected to the Nevada Assembly in 1966. He served...
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...
Transcript of interviews with J. David Hoggard, Sr. by Claytee D. White and an unnamed interviewer in 1997, 1998, and 1999
Transcript of interviews with J. David Hoggard, Sr. by Claytee D. White, and unnamed interviewers in 1997, 1998 and 1999. Hoggard moved to Las Vegas in 1945 and became involved in civil rights through...
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...
Transcript of Interview with James Rogers, June 30, 2009
James Rogers was President of the local NAACP from 1996-2000. He is also the Pastor of Greater New Jerusalem Church.
Transcript of Interview with Lovell Gaines, July 1, 2009
Lovell Gaines moved to Las Vegas from Reno in 1975, becoming the local NAACP President in early 1980s. Lovell worked at the Nevada Department of Corrections for over 30 years.
Transcript of interview with Henry L. Regan Jr., October 12, 2012
Henry grew up on Westside as a self-described "wild" boy. He was employed as skycap for 32 years at McCarran International Airport.
Transcript of an Interview with Simeon Holloway by Claytee D. White, April 19 and 20, 2013
Interview with Simeon Holloway by Claytee D. White on April 19 and 20, 2013. Holloway was a member of the first all-black Navy band in the 1940s. He moved to Las Vegas in 1985 and has been active in music...
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.
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...
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...
Transcript of interview with Stella Parson and Reverend Claude H. Parson by Maurice R. Page, February 26, 1977
Interview with Stella Parson and Reverend Claude H. Parson conducted by Maurice R. Page on February 26, 1977. Stella came as a child to Las Vegas in 1942, while Claude arrived in 1952 at Nellis Air Force...
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