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1. Transcript of interview with Samuel E. Wright by Claytee D. White, October 8, 2010 Transcript of interview with Samuel E. Wright by Claytee D. White, October 8, 2010 Interview with Samuel E. Wright conducted by Claytee D. White on October 8, 2010. Wright candidly discusses growing up during the 1960s racial riots and notes the influence of black activist Stokely Carmichael...

2. Transcript of interview with Sarann Knight by Yvonne Hunter, July 16, 1975 Transcript of interview with Sarann Knight by Yvonne Hunter, July 16, 1975 Interview with Sarann Knight [Preddy] conducted by Yvonne Hunter on July 16, 1975. Preddy moved to Hawthorne, Nevada, in the 1940s, becoming a business owner and president of the NAACP. Later she moved...

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. 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...

5. 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...

6. 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...

7. 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...

8. Audio recording clips of interview with Rev. Claude H. and Stella Parson by Maurice R. Page, February Audio recording clips of interview with Rev. Claude H. and Stella Parson by Maurice R. Page, February 26, 1977 Two audio clips from an interview with Stella and Rev. Claude H. Parson conducted by Maurice R. Page on February 26, 1977. As educators, the Parsons discuss the integration of schools in Las Vegas. In...

9. Transcript of interview with Mustafa Richards by Claytee D. White, March 10, 2013 Transcript of interview with Mustafa Richards by Claytee D. White, March 10, 2013 Transcript of interview with Mustafa Richards by Claytee D. White on March 10, 2013. Richards arrived in Las Vegas in 1976 and worked for 25 years at the Imperial Palace, where at one time he was the only...

10. Transcript of interview with Beverly Mason conducted by Claytee White, December 21, 2012 Transcript of interview with Beverly Mason conducted by Claytee White, December 21, 2012 Transcript of interview with Beverly Mason by Claytee White, December 21, 2012. Mason grew up in West Las Vegas and was part of the school integration movement in the 1970s. Her involvement in the Las...

11. Audio clip from interview with Beverly Mason, December 21, 2012 Audio clip from interview with Beverly Mason, December 21, 2012 Part of an interview with Beverly Mason, December 21, 2012. In this audio clip, Mason discusses the importance of church in her upbringing and in the African American community.

12. Transcript from interview with Rejoyce Williams by Claytee White, June 12, 1996 Transcript from interview with Rejoyce Williams by Claytee White, June 12, 1996 Rejoyce Williams moved to Las Vegas with her husband and their six children in 1960. Williams grew up in Fordyce, Arkansas, and has also lived in California. When she arrived in Las Vegas, she worked as...

13. Transcript of interview with Rev. Marion D. Bennett, Sr. by Claytee D. White, January 12, 2004 Transcript of interview with Rev. Marion D. Bennett, Sr. by Claytee D. White, January 12, 2004 Interview with Rev. Marion D. Bennett, Sr. conducted by Claytee D. White on January 12, 2004. Bennett grew up in Greenville, South Carolina and graduated from Morris Brown College before earning his Master...
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