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1. Transcript of Interview with Debbie Conway by Claytee D. White, March 13, 2013 Transcript of Interview with Debbie Conway by Claytee D. White, March 13, 2013 Interview of Debbie Conway by Claytee D. White, March 13, 2013. Conway is the first African American to hold office of Recorder in Clark County and in the state of Nevada. She speaks about her previous...

2. 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...

3. Transcript from interview with Helen Anderson and Karen Walker by Claytee White and Barbara Tabach, February Transcript from interview with Helen Anderson and Karen Walker by Claytee White and Barbara Tabach, February 21, 2014 Helen Anderson came to Las Vegas in 1962 from Arkansas, and had her daughter, Karen, in 1967. The pair discusses the family business, Hamburger Heaven, and other businesses on Jackson Street and the Westside....

4. Personal data for Samuel E. Wright Personal data for Samuel E. Wright Samuel E. Wright candidly discusses growing up during the 1960s racial riots and notes the influence of black activist Stokely Carmichael during that era. He attended Howard University and began a career...

5. Transcript of interview with Aaron Williams by Claytee D. White, August 16, 2005 Transcript of interview with Aaron Williams by Claytee D. White, August 16, 2005 Aaron Williams moved to Las Vegas in 1960 and worked at the Nevada Test Site before serving as North Las Vegas councilman, County Commissioner and community activist. Williams sponsored youth baseball...

6. Transcript of interview with Hazel Gay by Claytee D. White, December 2, 1995 Transcript of interview with Hazel Gay by Claytee D. White, December 2, 1995 Interview with Hazel Gay conducted by Claytee D. White on December 2, 1995. Hazel and her husband Jimmy Gay moved to Las Vegas in 1946, becoming leaders in the African American community during the civil...

7. Transcript of interview with Judge Lee Gates by Claytee D. White, December 5, 1996 Transcript of interview with Judge Lee Gates by Claytee D. White, December 5, 1996 Interview with Judge Lee Gates conducted by Claytee D. White on December 5, 1996. Born in Louisiana, Gates moved to Las Vegas around 1960. Following high school, he attended UNLV, where he was a member...

8. Black Pioneers of Nevada, 1996 Black Pioneers of Nevada, 1996

9. 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...

10. Personal data for Mary Louise Williams 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...

11. Personal data for Isadore Washington 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...

12. Personal data for Rachel Coleman 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...

13. Personal data for Ruth Eppenger D'Hondt 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,...

14. Personal data for Naomi Goynes 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.

15. Personal data for Audrey James 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...

16. Personal data for Dr. Agnes Lockette 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...

17. Personal data for Theron Goynes 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...

18. 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...

19. Transcript of fifth interview with Senator Joe Neal by Claytee D. White, June 1, 2006 Transcript of fifth interview with Senator Joe Neal by Claytee D. White, June 1, 2006 Fifth interview in a series of five with Nevada State Senator Joe Neal conducted by Claytee D. White on June 1, 2006. Born in Mounds, Louisiana, in 1935, Neal joined his family in Las Vegas as a young...

20. 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...
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