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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.
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Transcript of interview with Alice Key by Claytee D. White, February 17, 1997 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 in Las Vegas. As a newspaper...
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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 Coordinator for Desert Inn Hotel and Casino...
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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 supported Westside churches and schools and was respected as...
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Transcript of interview with Anna Bailey by Claytee D. White, March 3, 1997 Interview with Anna Bailey conducted by Claytee D. White on March 3, 1997. Arriving in Las Vegas in 1955 to perform as a dancer for the opening of the Moulin Rouge, Bailey also starred in traveling shows nationally and in...
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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, the Silver Slipper, the Sands, and the Stardust....
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Audio recording clip of interview with Sarann Knight Preddy by Claytee D. White, June 5,... Part of an interview with Sarann Knight Preddy conducted by Claytee D. White on June 5, 1997. Preddy recalls her pleasant residence in Hawthorne, the opening of the Moulin Rouge, and meeting entertainers as a keno dealer.
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Newspaper clipping, GOP Blacks Anti-Knight, Las Vegas Sun, January 23, 1979 Newspaper article titled "GOP Blacks Anti-Knight," by Bob Palm in Las Vegas Sun, Tuesday, January 23, 1979. Palm reports opposition from a member of the Clark County Republican Central Committee to Sarann Knight's bid to unseat Las Vegas City Commissioner...
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Transcript of interview with Sarann Knight Preddy by Claytee D. White, June 5, 1997 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 to Las Vegas, where she served...
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Audio recording clip of interview with Vicki Richardson by Claytee D. White, August 19, 2003,... Part of an interview with Vicki Richardson conducted by Claytee D. White in two sessions on August 19, 2003 and January 29, 2004. Richardson describes the development of her art gallery as a community resource.
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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." During a period of strained...
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Transcript of interview with Vicki Richardson by Claytee D. White, August 19, 2003 Interview with Vicki Richardson conducted by Claytee D. White on August 19, 2003. As a high school junior in Wilmington, Delaware, Richardson was one of twelve African American students chosen to integrate the school system. A civil rights activist in...
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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 to Las Vegas, where she served as...
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Audio recording clip of interview with Alice Key by Claytee D. White, February 17, 1997 Part of an interview with Alice Key by Claytee White on February 17, 1997. Key describes opening night at the Moulin Rouge.
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Audio recording clip of interview with Faye Todd by Claytee D. White, October 15, 1996 Part of an interview with Faye Todd by Claytee White on October 15, 1996. Todd discusses how she came to work for the Landmark and what it was like to work with entertainers.
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Audio recording clip of interview with D. D. Cotton by Claytee D. White, February 14,... 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.
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Photograph of an unidentified woman on the diving board at Carver House Hotel and Casino Black and white photograph of an unidentified woman standing on the diving board of Carver House Hotel and Casino, featuring a view of the swimming pool and hotel rooms.
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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.
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Photograph of Anna Bailey at the Paramount Theatre, New York City Black and white photograph of Anna Bailey dancing onstage in front of a piano player at the Paramount Theatre in New York City.
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Photograph of Joe Williams and unidentified women at Carver House Hotel and Casino Black and white photograph of Joe Williams and unidentified women sitting in booths at Carver House Hotel and Casino.
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Program for the Memorial Celebration in Loving Memory of Ethel Dolores Cotton, August 15, 1935... 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, and special thanks from her family.
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Photograph of Jimmy Love, owner of Loves Cocktail Lounge, with unidentified musicians Black and white photograph of Jimmy Love, owner of Loves Cocktail Lounge, with unidentified musicians.
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Audio recording clip of interview with Faye Duncan Daniel by Claytee D. White, October 18,... Part of an interview with Faye Duncan Daniel by Claytee White on October 18, 1996. Daniel discusses the Displaced Homemaker Program and Help Centers of Southern Nevada, which resulted in Women of Achievement.
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Photograph of El Rio Club front desk Black and white photograph of the front desk at El Rio Club, featuring unidentified staff and patrons.
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Photograph of Anna Bailey and other entertainers at the Moulin Rouge, 1955 Black and white photograph of Anna Bailey and other entertainers at the Moulin Rouge, dated 1955. Top row: Anna Bailey (left); Dianna Washington (second from right); Bob Bailey (right). Bottom row: Dee Dee Jasmin (far right).
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Photograph of Keno at El Rio Club Black and white photograph of the keno desk at El Rio Club.
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Photograph of Carver House Hotel and Casino, circa 1961 Black and white photograph of the exterior of Carver House Hotel and Casino, possibly a rear view, showing construction of an awning, circa 1961.
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Photograph of the swimming pool at Carver House Hotel and Casino Black and white photograph of the swimming pool at Carver House Hotel and Casino.
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Photograph of Ruth Brown, Donald Lane, and D. D. Cotton at The Meadows Playhouse, circa... Black and white photograph of a scene staged at The Meadows Playhouse, featuring Ruth Brown, Donald Lane, and D. D. Cotton, circa 1970.
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Photograph of Carver House Hotel and Casino diving board, featuring unidentified patrons Black and white photograph of the diving board at Carver House Hotel and Casino, featuring unidentified patrons.
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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 for Desert Inn Hotel and Casino, Brantley...
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Photograph of an unidentified entertainer at Carver House Hotel and Casino Black and white photograph of an unidentified entertainer at Carver House Hotel and Casino.
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Photograph of "Wash," James O'Neal, "Jeno," and Robert "Moon" Mullins at a gaming table in... Black and white photograph of "Wash," dealer James O'Neal, "Jeno," and Robert "Moon" Mullen at a gaming table.
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Audio recording clip of interview with Lucille Bryant by Claytee D. White, December 13, 1995 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.
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Photograph of Moulin Rouge Hotel and Casino, [May 23], 1955 Black and white photograph of the Moulin Rouge facade, dated [May 23], 1955.
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Photograph of El Rio Club bartender S. D. Franklin Black and white photograph of El Rio Club bartender S. D. Franklin with an unidentified patron.
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Photograph of "Lafayette" with unidentified patrons at the bar in Loves Cocktail Lounge Black and white photograph of "Lafayette" with unidentified patrons at the bar in Loves Cocktail Lounge.
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Photograph of Jean Wesley and Fred Richardson at El Rio Club Black and white photograph of Jean Wesley and Fred Richardson at El Rio Club.
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Photograph of Carver House Hotel and Casino, circa 1961 Black and white photograph of Carver House Hotel and Casino, featuring a view of the marquees, circa 1961.
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Photograph of unidentified musicians at Carver House Hotel and Casino Black and white photograph of unidentified musicians at Carver House Hotel and Casino.
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Photograph of Ike Rome, Gloria Rome, and Florence Elmore at Town Tavern Black and white photograph of Ike Rome, Gloria Rome, and Florence Elmore at Town Tavern.
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Group photograph of entertainers at the Dunes, including Anna Bailey and Frank Sinatra Black and white group photograph by Jay Walker of Anna Bailey with other entertainers, including Frank Sinatra, at the Dunes Hotel and Casino.
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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 Hotel and Casino. She established the...
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Photograph of Lionel Hampton with members of the Moulin Rouge show group, 1955 Black and white photograph of Lionel Hampton with members of the Moulin Rouge show group, dated 1955.
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Photograph of Ike Rome, Cliff [Porter or Parker], and Florence Elmore at Town Tavern Black and white photograph of Ike Rome, Cliff [Porter or Parker], and Florence Elmore at Town Tavern on F and Jackson. Verso notes describe Florence Elmore as the first cafe owner on the Westside and Cliff [Porter or Parker] as...
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Program for the exhibit "Moulin Rouge: History in the Making" at Nevada State Museum and... Program for the exhibit, "Moulin Rouge: History in the Making," March 26, 1993, at Nevada State Museum and Historical Society.
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Photograph of Clifton White, guitarist for the Mills Brothers, autographed for Clarence White, October 21,... Black and white photograph of Clifton White, guitarist for the Mills Brothers, autographed for Clarence White, dated October 21, 1949. The photo is inscribed in black ink: "To Clarence the 'cropier' Sincerely Clif White Guitar Mills Bros 10/21/49."
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Photograph of Archie Moore and sparring partners at Moulin Rouge, [April 22],1955 Black and white photograph of Archie Moore (in white robe) with his sparring partners at the Moulin Rouge, [April 22], 1955.
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Photograph of "Olivia" at Elks Bar, circa 1950 Black and white photograph of "Olivia" at Elks Bar, circa 1950.
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Photograph of Sonny Liston outside the Cove Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada Black and white photograph of boxer Sonny Liston outside the Cove Hotel.
 

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