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1. Transcript of interview with Hattie Canty by Claytee D. White, February 27, 1998 Transcript of interview with Hattie Canty by Claytee D. White, February 27, 1998 Interview with Hattie Canty conducted by Claytee D. White on February 27, 1998. Hattie Canty worked as a hotel maid and was elected president of the Culinary Union during the 1990s.

2. Transcript of interview with Alma Whitney by Claytee D. White, March 3, 1996 Transcript of interview with Alma Whitney by Claytee D. White, March 3, 1996 Interview with Alma Whitney conducted by Claytee D. White on March 3, 1996. Seeking better employment opportunities, Whitney moved to Las Vegas from Tallulah, Louisiana, at the age of sixteen. Whitney...

3. Transcript from interview with Essie Lee Jones by Claytee White, June 5, 1996 Transcript from interview with Essie Lee Jones by Claytee White, June 5, 1996 Essie Lee Jones moved from the Tallulah, Louisiana, area to Las Vegas in 1969. In the interview, Jones discusses her employment in various positions such as maid, waitress, and casino porter at the Stardust,...

4. Transcript of interview with Essie Shelton Jacobs by Claytee D. White, February 1, 1996 Transcript of interview with Essie Shelton Jacobs by Claytee D. White, February 1, 1996 Interview with Essie Shelton Jacobs conducted by Claytee D. White on February 1, 1996. Jacobs arrived in Las Vegas 1963 and worked in housekeeping at Aladdin Hotel for twenty-three years. Active in the...

5. Transcript of interview with Rachel Coleman by Claytee D. White, July 24, 1996 Transcript of interview with Rachel Coleman by Claytee D. White, July 24, 1996 Interview with Rachel Coleman conducted by Claytee D. White on July 24, 1996. Born in Fayette, Mississippi, Coleman moved to Las Vegas in the 1950s and began washing dishes at the Tropicana. In 1969, having...

6. Transcript of interview with Viola Johnson by Claytee D. White, March 12, 1996 Transcript of interview with Viola Johnson by Claytee D. White, March 12, 1996 Interview with Viola Johnson conducted by Claytee D. White on March 12, 1996. Johnson lived in a tent when she moved from Fordyce to Las Vegas in 1942. She describes working conditions for maids and the...

7. Transcript of interview with Ida Bowser by Claytee D. White, August 30, 2007 Transcript of interview with Ida Bowser by Claytee D. White, August 30, 2007 Interview with Ida Bowser conducted by Claytee D. White on August 30, 2007. Born in Tallulah, Louisiana, Bowser came to Las Vegas as a child. Her first job after high school was as a teacher's aide. Later,...

8. Transcript of interview with Arlone Scott by Glen Ette Davis, July 3, 1975 Transcript of interview with Arlone Scott by Glen Ette Davis, July 3, 1975 Interview with Arlone Scott conducted by Glen Ette Davis on July 3, 1975. Born in Louisiana, Scott moved to Las Vegas in 1951, eventually becoming a hotel maid supervisor. She shares her early experiences...

9. 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...

10. 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...

11. 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...

12. Transcript of interview with Cora Williams by Kathlyn E. Wilson, March 11, 1975 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...

13. Transcript of interview with Lucille Bryant by Claytee D. White, December 13, 1995 Transcript of interview with Lucille Bryant by Claytee D. White, December 13, 1995 Interview with Lucille Bryant conducted by Claytee D. White on December 13, 1995. Moving to Las Vegas in 1953 from Tallulah, Louisiana, Bryant worked in the housekeeping departments of the Algiers Hotel,...

14. 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...

15. Transcript of Interview with Julia A. Payne, 2004 Transcript of Interview with Julia A. Payne, 2004 1960-2004 Julia Payne, the Executive Director of the Nevada Treatment Center, talks about Las Vegas from the 1960s to the time of the interview.

16. 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...

17. Transcript of interview with Lovey M. McCurdy conducted by Greg McCurdy, March 19, 1981 Transcript of interview with Lovey M. McCurdy conducted by Greg McCurdy, March 19, 1981 Transcript of interview with Lovey McCurdy by Greg McCurdy, March 19, 1981. Mrs. McCurdy discusses her memories of Las Vegas when she arrived in 1951, as well as her employment and family.

18. Transcript of Interview with Barbara Kirkland Transcript of Interview with Barbara Kirkland On a sunny day in 1946, the train from Shreveport, Louisiana, stopped at The Plaza hotel in downtown Las Vegas like it always did. But on this particular day, Atha Toliver and her only child, twelve-year-old...

19. Transcript of interview with Samuel E. Wright by Claytee D. White, October 8, 2010 Transcript of interview with Samuel E. Wright by Claytee D. White, October 8, 2010 Interview with Samuel E. Wright conducted by Claytee D. White on October 8, 2010. Wright candidly discusses growing up during the 1960s racial riots and notes the influence of black activist Stokely Carmichael...

20. Transcript of first interview with Senator Joe Neal by Claytee D. White, January 24, 2006 Transcript of first interview with Senator Joe Neal by Claytee D. White, January 24, 2006 First interview in a series of five with Nevada State Senator Joe Neal conducted by Claytee D. White on January 24, 2006. Born in Mounds, Louisiana, in 1935, Neal joined his family in Las Vegas as a young...
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