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1. Transcript of interview with Jerry Eppenger by Claytee D. White, September 14, 2011 Transcript of interview with Jerry Eppenger by Claytee D. White, September 14, 2011 Interview with Jerry Eppenger conducted by Claytee D. White on September 14, 2011. Eppenger's family moved from Arkansas to Las Vegas in 1953. Joining the Marine Corps in 1964, he was among the early combatants...

2. Photograph of El Rio Club front desk Photograph of El Rio Club front desk Black and white photograph of the front desk at El Rio Club, featuring unidentified staff and patrons.

3. Audio recording clip of interview with Lucille Bryant by Claytee D. White, December 13, 1995 Audio recording clip of interview with Lucille Bryant by Claytee D. White, December 13, 1995 1953 Part of an interview with Lucille Bryant conducted by Claytee D. White on December 13, 1995. In the clip, Bryant compares economic opportunities in Tallulah and Las Vegas in the 1950s.

4. 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,...

5. 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,...

6. Black and white photograph of the staff (mostly housekeeping) at the Thunderbird Hotel and Casino in Black and white photograph of the staff (mostly housekeeping) at the Thunderbird Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, ca. 1950 1950-1959 Group photograph of the staff outside the Thunderbird Hotel. The marquee shows "Mel Torme, The Stuarts, The Romanos, Gil Johnson, Dansations, and the Al Jahns Orch[estra]."

7. 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.

8. Film negatives of Westward Ho Motel, [1956] Film negatives of Westward Ho Motel, [1956] Series of three black and white negatives of Westward Ho Motel, circa 1956.

9. 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.

10. 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...

11. 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...

12. 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...

13. 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...

14. 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.

15. 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....

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 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)...

18. Audio recording clip of interview with Mozella Sheds Scott by Claytee D. White, November 30, 2010 Audio recording clip of interview with Mozella Sheds Scott by Claytee D. White, November 30, 2010 Part of an interview with Mozella Sheds Scott conducted by Claytee D. White on November 30, 2010. Scott describes working in a commercial kitchen and leaving her job to attend Nevada Southern University...

19. 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...

20. Audio clip from interview with Mustafa Richards by Claytee D. White, March 10, 2013 Audio clip from interview with Mustafa Richards by Claytee D. White, March 10, 2013 In this audio clip, Mustafa Richards talks about his job as a casino porter and his promotion to bell captain at the Imperial Palace.
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