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1. Transcript of interview with Lubertha Johnson by Larry V. Buckner, February 10, 1978 Transcript of interview with Lubertha Johnson by Larry V. Buckner, February 10, 1978 Interview with Lubertha Johnson conducted by Larry V. Buckner on February 10, 1978. Johnson moved to Las Vegas in the late 1940s from Mississippi and worked as a recreation director, nurse, and director...

2. Essay, A Demographic Impact of Basic Magnesium on Southern Nevada, by Roosevelt Fitzgerald, May 12, 1982 Essay, A Demographic Impact of Basic Magnesium on Southern Nevada, by Roosevelt Fitzgerald, May 12, 1982 Essay by Roosevelt Fitzgerald focusing on demographic changes in southern Nevada from 1940-1945 and the war industry's effect on black employment, particularly the impact of Basic Magnesium, dated 1982....

3. 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.

4. Edited narrative of interview with Lubertha Johnson by Jamie Coughtry, 1988 Edited narrative of interview with Lubertha Johnson by Jamie Coughtry, 1988 Edited narrative of an interview with Lubertha Johnson by Jamie Coughtry, dated 1988. Recalling her youth in Mississippi and move to Las Vegas, Johnson discusses civil rights, discrimination, and other...

5. Transcript of interview with Woodrow Wilson by Gwendolyn Goodloe, February 28, 1975 Transcript of interview with Woodrow Wilson by Gwendolyn Goodloe, February 28, 1975 Interview with Woodrow Wilson conducted by Gwendolyn Goodloe on February 28, 1975. Wilson worked at the Basic Magnesium plant and became the first black elected to the Nevada Assembly in 1966. He served...

6. 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...

7. Audio recording clip of interview with Woodrow Wilson by Gwendolyn Goodloe, February 28, 1975 Audio recording clip of interview with Woodrow Wilson by Gwendolyn Goodloe, February 28, 1975 Part of an interview with Woodrow Wilson conducted by Gwendolyn Goodloe on February 28, 1975. Wilson recalls his experiences in the NAACP and the Nevada Legislature, particularly his support for equal...

8. Transcript of interview with Stella Parson and Reverend Claude H. Parson by Maurice R. Page, February Transcript of interview with Stella Parson and Reverend Claude H. Parson by Maurice R. Page, February 26, 1977 Interview with Stella Parson and Reverend Claude H. Parson conducted by Maurice R. Page on February 26, 1977. Stella came as a child to Las Vegas in 1942, while Claude arrived in 1952 at Nellis Air Force...

9. Transcript of interview with Rev. Prentiss Walker by Bernard Timberg, January 27, 1974 Transcript of interview with Rev. Prentiss Walker by Bernard Timberg, January 27, 1974 Interview with Rev. Prentiss Walker conducted by Bernard Timberg on January 27, 1974. Born on an Oklahoma Indian Reservation in 1910, Walker arrived in Las Vegas in 1933 in hopes of working on Hoover Dam...

10. Transcript of interview with D. D. Cotton by Claytee D. White, February 14, 1997 Transcript of interview with D. D. Cotton by Claytee D. White, February 14, 1997 Interview with D. D. Cotton conducted by Claytee D. White on February 14, 1997. Raised in New York City, Cotton arrived in Las Vegas as a dancer in Cab Calloway's traveling production "The Cotton Club."...

11. Letter from Donald Clark, president of the Las Vegas Branch of the National Association for the Advancement Letter from Donald Clark, president of the Las Vegas Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) to Clarence Horton, Esq., president of the State Bar Association, January 11, 1962 In this letter to Clarence Horton, the president of the Nevada Bar Association, Rev. Donald Clark requests information regarding the delayed admission of Charles L. Kellar, an African American lawyer,...

12. Transcript of interview with Gene Collins by Claytee D. White, August 31, 2000 Transcript of interview with Gene Collins by Claytee D. White, August 31, 2000 Interview with Gene Collins conducted by Claytee D. White on August 31, 2000. Collins grew up in Lake Providence, Louisiana, and moved to Las Vegas in 1966. While attending college, he worked at the Nevada...

13. Audio recording clip of interview with Eugene Buford by Claytee D. White, September 12, 2006 Audio recording clip of interview with Eugene Buford by Claytee D. White, September 12, 2006 Part of an interview with Eugene Buford conducted by Claytee D. White on September 12, 2006. In the clip, Buford reflects on changes in Las Vegas spurred by integration.

14. Audio recording clip of interview with Jean Bennett by Claytee D. White, July 8, 2008 Audio recording clip of interview with Jean Bennett by Claytee D. White, July 8, 2008 Part of an interview with Jean Bennett by Claytee White on July 8, 2008. Bennett describes how black entertainers were treated by the casinos.

15. Audio recording clip of interview with Ida Bowser by Claytee D. White, August 30, 2007 Audio recording clip of interview with Ida Bowser by Claytee D. White, August 30, 2007 Part of an interview with Ida Bowser by Claytee White on August, 30 2007. Bowser describes how she came to work for the UNLV library.

16. 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,...

17. 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...

18. Black Entertainers in Las Vegas: 1940 - 1960 Black Entertainers in Las Vegas: 1940 - 1960 Essay by Roosevelt Fitzgerald reflecting on black entertainers during the early days of the Las Vegas Strip, dated 1988.

19. Audio recording clip of interview with D. D. Cotton by Claytee D. White, February 14, 1997 Audio recording clip of interview with D. D. Cotton by Claytee D. White, February 14, 1997 Part of an interview with D. D. Cotton by Claytee White on February 14, 1997. Cotton discusses challenges faced by women dealers and her work as a dancer and dealer in a number of casinos.

20. Transcript of interview with William H. Bailey by Betty Rosenthal, March 16, 1978 Transcript of interview with William H. Bailey by Betty Rosenthal, March 16, 1978 Interview with William H. Bailey conducted by Betty Rosenthal on March 16, 1978. Arriving in Las Vegas in 1955, Bailey became an assistant producer and master of ceremonies in the first interracial hotel...
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