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Bailey, Anna (3)
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Lewis, Marzette (3)
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Jacobs, Essie Shelton (2)
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1996-03-03 (3)
1996-10-27 (3)
1997-03-03 (3)
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1996-02-01 1996-04-15 (2)
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1950s - 1990s (2)
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1952 (1)
1953 (1)

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1. 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."...

2. 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...

3. 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...

4. 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...

5. Transcript of interview with Faye Duncan Daniel by Claytee D. White, October 18, 1996 Transcript of interview with Faye Duncan Daniel by Claytee D. White, October 18, 1996 Interview with Faye Duncan Daniel conducted by Claytee D. White on October 18, 1996. Beginning in clerical work at the Nevada Test Site, Daniel rose to become the Assistant Hotel Manager at Union Plaza...

6. 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...

7. 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...

8. 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,...

9. 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...

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. Program for the Memorial Celebration in Loving Memory of Ethel Dolores Cotton, August 15, 1935 - April Program for the Memorial Celebration in Loving Memory of Ethel Dolores Cotton, August 15, 1935 - April 24, 2009, April 29, 2009 Program for the Memorial Celebration in Loving Memory of Ethel Dolores Cotton, including her obituary, order of service with Reverend Marion Bennett officiating, the poem "I'm Free," by Linda Jo Jackson,...

12. Photograph of Dell Ray Rhodes as a young girl Photograph of Dell Ray Rhodes as a young girl Dell Ray Rhodes' kindergarten picture.

13. Photograph of Vera Lee Stafford and Friends at the Brown Derby Photograph of Vera Lee Stafford and Friends at the Brown Derby Dell Ray Rhodes' mother, Vera Lee Stafford (far right), with friends at the Brown Derby.

14. Photograph of Dell Ray Rhodes with her husband at the Nevada Club, 1965 Photograph of Dell Ray Rhodes with her husband at the Nevada Club, 1965 Dell Ray Rhodes with her husband, Charles Freeman, in 1965.

15. Photograph of Dell Ray Rhodes with her brother an an unidentified male child in Westside Alley, 1955 Photograph of Dell Ray Rhodes with her brother an an unidentified male child in Westside Alley, 1955 Dell Ray Rhodes with her brother in the alley behind her grandmother's house , between Monroe and Jackson Streets in 1955. (as featured with oral history transcript)

16. Photograph of Thomas Oliver with his brothers at Four Mile, 1954 Photograph of Thomas Oliver with his brothers at Four Mile, 1954 Thomas Oliver, (left) with his brothers, Henry Oliver, (center) and Sonny Boy (James Haley), (right) with an unidentified female child standing in front of an automobile at Four Mile, a little community...

17. Photograph of Lovell Gaines and friends at Doolittle Rec Center, 1981 Photograph of Lovell Gaines and friends at Doolittle Rec Center, 1981 Taken at Doolittle Rec Center, includes (L-R) Bobby McRoy, Lovell Gaines and Wendell Williams after a softball game.

18. Audio clip of Marzette Lewis Audio clip of Marzette Lewis Part of an interview with Marzette Lewis by Claytee White on October 30, 2012. Lewis discusses community involvement in the movement for equality in elementary schools to stop bussing children to schools...

19. Transcript of interview with Dell Ray Rhodes, 2010 Transcript of interview with Dell Ray Rhodes, 2010 Dell Ray came to Las Vegas at three. Speaks about 1960s and 1970s schools and 6th Grade Plan.

20. Appendix items from transcript of interview with Marzette Lewis: the Appendix Appendix items from transcript of interview with Marzette Lewis: the Appendix Appendix to the transcribed interview includes: Nevada Journal article, WAAK-UP mission, 6th Grade Plan
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