First licensed black attorneys in Las Vegas

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March 26, 1964
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Integration on Las Vegas Strip

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March 26, 1960
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First black attorney arrives (Charles Kellar), runs into license obstacles

In a letter dated January 11, 1962,  Donald Clark, as president of the Las Vegas Branch of the NAACP, requests action to admit Charles Kellar into the bar association.

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January 1, 1959
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Moulin Rouge opens

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January 1, 1955
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First black dentist in Las Vegas (Dr. James McMillan)

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January 1, 1955
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Berkley Square neighborhood built

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(2012 added to National Register of Historic Places)

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January 1, 1954
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First black doctor in Las Vegas (Dr. Charles West)

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January 1, 1954
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Marble Manor housing project built

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January 1, 1952
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Verlene Stevens writes black society column for the Las Vegas Review Journal

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January 1, 1948
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Carver Park constructed to house blacks working at the Basic Magnesium plant in Henderson

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January 1, 1943
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