Transcript of an interview with Clinton Wright by Claytee D. White, October 13, 2005

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Digital ID
ohr000580
Title
Transcript of an interview with Clinton Wright by Claytee D. White, October 13, 2005
Narrator
Material Set
Interviewer
White, Claytee D.
Description
Clinton Wright worked as a photographer for the Las Vegas Voice for fifteen years. In his interview, he discusses living and working in Las Vegas, and raising his family.
Abstract
Like many others during the 1950s, Clinton Wright's parents and siblings became part of the migration from Arkansas to Las Vegas. In 1959, after attending the University of Arkansas, Clinton followed them. He did various jobs at first and then settled in as a financial planner for A. L. Williams and eventually as a photographer for the Las Vegas Voice, an African American publication. He took photos there for fifteen years, photographing local events and news. During this interview, Clinton reflects on the changes he observed over the years, particularly in the black community of the Westside and North Las Vegas. He recalls how he changed his personal thoughts about raising his children in Las Vegas to understanding that it wasn't the city that made a difference in their outcome.
Identified Individuals
Identified Neighborhood
Westside;
Neighborhood City / Town
Source
F850.N4. W75 2012
Original Collection
Original Date (interview)
2005-10-13
Alternative Date
October 13, 2005
Subject (FAST)
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This material may be protected by copyright. Personal, including educational and academic, use of this material is without restriction but acknowledgement of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, University Libraries is requested whether the use is oral, web or in print. Commercial use of any portion of this material requires permission from the University Libraries. For further information please contact Digital Collections: http://digital.library.unlv.edu/contact
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University of Nevada Las Vegas
Digital Collection
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