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1. 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...

2. Transcript of interview with Faye Todd by Claytee D. White, October 15, 1996 Transcript of interview with Faye Todd by Claytee D. White, October 15, 1996 Interview with Faye Todd conducted by Claytee D. White on October 15, 1996. Featured in Ebony Magazine in 1979, Todd achieved executive status in the Las Vegas gaming industry, serving as Special Events...

3. 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...

4. 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...

5. 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.

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 interviews with J. David Hoggard, Sr. by Claytee D. White and an unnamed interviewer in 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...

8. Transcript from interview with Jocelyn Oats conducted by John Grygo and Claytee D. White, November 20, Transcript from interview with Jocelyn Oats conducted by John Grygo and Claytee D. White, November 20, 2012 Transcript from interview with Jocelyn Oats by John Grygo. Oats came to Las Vegas with her family and grew up on the Westside. Her father was a leader in the community and a founder of Victory Baptist...

9. Transcript of Interview with Andrew Brewer, July 1, 2009 Transcript of Interview with Andrew Brewer, July 1, 2009 Andrew Brewer became Las Vegas NAACP president in 2008.

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. Transcripts of interview with Helen Anderson Toland, February 21, 2007 Transcripts of interview with Helen Anderson Toland, February 21, 2007 Helen recalls coming to Las Vegas in the 1960s. She married early civil rights activist Jim Anderson in 1964. Helen was the first black female school principal in the Clark County School District.

12. Transcript of interview with Sarann Knight Preddy by Claytee D. White, June 5, 1997 Transcript of interview with Sarann Knight Preddy by Claytee D. White, June 5, 1997 1950s - 1990s Interview with Sarann Knight Preddy conducted by Claytee D. White on June 5, 1997. Preddy moved to Hawthorne, Nevada, in the 1940s, becoming a business owner and president of the NAACP. Later she moved...

13. Transcript of interview with Roosevelt Toston by Claytee D. White, July 11, 2006 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...

14. 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.

15. Transcript of interview with Katherine Duncan and Sarann Knight Preddy by Claytee D. White, November Transcript of interview with Katherine Duncan and Sarann Knight Preddy by Claytee D. White, November 28, 2004 Interview with Katherine Duncan and Sarann Knight Preddy conducted by Claytee D. White on November 28, 2004. Duncan moved to Las Vegas in 1977, worked with Nevada Motion Picture Services, and owned a travel...

16. Transcript from interview with Waldemar Jackson conducted by Claytee D. White, May 5, 2013 Transcript from interview with Waldemar Jackson conducted by Claytee D. White, May 5, 2013 Transcript from interview with Waldemar Jackson by Claytee White on May 5, 2013. Jackson's family was one of the first black families in the West Las Vegas neighborhood Vegas Heights. Jackson joined the...

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

18. 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,...

19. Transcript of interview with Dr. William Sullivan by Claytee D. White, December 20, 2006 Transcript of interview with Dr. William Sullivan by Claytee D. White, December 20, 2006 Interview with Dr. William Sullivan conducted by Claytee D. White on December 20, 2006. Sullivan was recruited by University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 1978 to be Director of Student Support Services. Born...

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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