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Todd, Faye (3)
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1996-03-03 (2)
1996-07-24 (2)
1996-10-15 (2)
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1. 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...

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. Audio recording clip of interview with Alma Whitney by Claytee D. White, March 3, 1996 Audio recording clip of interview with Alma Whitney by Claytee D. White, March 3, 1996 Part of an interview with Alma Whitney by Claytee White on March 3, 1996. Whitney describes her experiences as a maid and discrimination in her job.

4. Audio recording clip of interview with Faye Todd by Claytee D. White, October 15, 1996 Audio recording clip of interview with Faye Todd by Claytee D. White, October 15, 1996 Part of an interview with Faye Todd by Claytee White on October 15, 1996. Todd discusses how she came to work for the Landmark and what it was like to work with entertainers.

5. Audio recording clip of interview with Jackie Brantley by Claytee D. White, October 27, 1996 Audio recording clip of interview with Jackie Brantley by Claytee D. White, October 27, 1996 Part of an interview with Jackie Brantley by Claytee White on October 27, 1996. Brantley explains how she became a public relations specialist for Desert Inn.

6. 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...

7. Set of negatives by Clinton Wright of fashion show at Desert Inn, 1970 Set of negatives by Clinton Wright of fashion show at Desert Inn, 1970 Photographer's notations: 10-71, Fashionetta 13-21

8. Set of negatives by Clinton Wright including Alpha Kappa Alpha Fashionetta, 1971 Set of negatives by Clinton Wright including Alpha Kappa Alpha Fashionetta, 1971 Photographer's notations: 10-71, A.K.A. Fashionetta 1-12

9. Transcript of interview with Ruby Amie-Pilot by Barbara Tabach and Claytee White, August 7, 2012 Transcript of interview with Ruby Amie-Pilot by Barbara Tabach and Claytee White, August 7, 2012 Ruby Amie-Pilot moved to Las Vegas in 1952. She worked at the Desert Inn in the kitchen, was the first African American full time sales person at Sears; she also worked as a window dresser with Hazel Gay,...

10. Audio clip from interview with Ruby Amie-Pilot, August 7, 2012 Audio clip from interview with Ruby Amie-Pilot, August 7, 2012 Part of an interview with Ruby Amie-Pilot on August 7, 2012. In this clip Amie-Pilot talks about plans to picket Floyd Patterson fight at the Las Vegas Convention Center, because blacks not allowed to...

11. 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...

12. Audio recording clip of interview with Rachel Coleman by Claytee D. White, July 24, 1996 Audio recording clip of interview with Rachel Coleman by Claytee D. White, July 24, 1996 Part of an interview with Rachel Coleman conducted by Claytee D. White on July 24, 1996. In the clip, Coleman describes her work as a business agent addressing workplace grievances and relates her experience...

13. Personal data for Faye Todd Personal data for Faye Todd Featured in Ebony Magazine in 1979, Faye Todd achieved executive status in the Las Vegas gaming industry, serving as Special Events Coordinator for Desert Inn Hotel and Casino and Entertainment Director/Corporate...
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