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1. 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...

2. 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...

3. 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...

4. 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...

5. Transcript of interview with Jean S. Childs conducted by Claytee White, December 2, 2013 Transcript of interview with Jean S. Childs conducted by Claytee White, December 2, 2013 Transcript of interview with Jean Childs by Claytee White, December 2, 2013. Childs served as director of Head Start in Las Vegas for twenty-six years starting in 1972. She was also Regional Head Start...

6. 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,...

7. Evolution of a Black Community in Las Vegas: 1905 - 1940 Evolution of a Black Community in Las Vegas: 1905 - 1940 Essay by Roosevelt Fitzgerald exploring the history of the black community in Las Vegas from its founding in 1905 through the 1930s.

8. 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...

9. 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...

10. 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...

11. 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...

12. Transcript of an Interview with Sonny Thomas by Barbara Tabach on February 28, 2013 Transcript of an Interview with Sonny Thomas by Barbara Tabach on February 28, 2013 Sonny (Sandy C.) Thomas is from Fordyce AR. He worked in hotels for over 30 years before securing job as funeral director for which he was trained.

13. 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...

14. Transcript of interview with Agnes Marshall by Claytee D. White, September 12, 2011 Transcript of interview with Agnes Marshall by Claytee D. White, September 12, 2011 Interview with Agnes Marshall by Claytee D. White on September 12, 2011. Marshall moved to Las Vegas in 1955, to the Berkley Square neighborhood. In 1969, Marshal was hired by Riviera and retired in 1990....

15. Transcript of interview with Mozella Sheds Scott by Claytee D. White, November 30, 2010 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)...

16. Transcript of interview with Lee Henry Lisby by Glen E. Davis, Rita O'Brian, and Elizabeth Patrick, July Transcript of interview with Lee Henry Lisby by Glen E. Davis, Rita O'Brian, and Elizabeth Patrick, July 10, 1975, April 10, 1978, and May 10, 1978 Interview with Lee Henry Lisby conducted by Glen E. Davis, Rita O'Brian, and Elizabeth Patrick on July 10, 1975, April 10, 1978, and May 10, 1978. In 1942, Lisby moved from Louisiana to Nevada, where he...

17. Transcript of interview with Anna Bailey by Claytee D. White, March 3, 1997 Transcript of interview with Anna Bailey by Claytee D. White, March 3, 1997 Interview with Anna Bailey conducted by Claytee D. White on March 3, 1997. Arriving in Las Vegas in 1955 to perform as a dancer for the opening of the Moulin Rouge, Bailey also starred in traveling shows...

18. Transcript of interview with Eva Whaley conducted by Claytee White, May 13, 2013 Transcript of interview with Eva Whaley conducted by Claytee White, May 13, 2013 Whaley moved to Las Vegas from rural Arkansas in the early 1960s. She and her husband owned restaurants

19. 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,...

20. 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...
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