Transcript of interview with Shirley Edmond by Claytee D. White, June 24, 2010

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Digital ID
ohr000162
Title
Transcript of interview with Shirley Edmond by Claytee D. White, June 24, 2010
Narrator
Material Set
Interviewer
White, Claytee D.
Description
Interview with Shirley Edmond conducted by Claytee D. White on June 24, 2010. Born in Las Vegas, Edmond was the first African American woman in Southern Nevada promoted by the United States Post Office to be a supervisor. Edmond describes growing up in the Westside neighborhood of Las Vegas as the daughter of a local preacher. She shares memories of community stores, neighborhood landmarks, and her work at the Post Office and Matt Kelly Elementary School. Edmond's husband, Mackie, also contributes to the interview.
Abstract
In this interview, Las Vegas native Shirley Edmond talks about growing up in the Westside neighborhood of Las Vegas as the daughter of a local preacher. She tells of the early community's shopping and neighborhood landmarks. Shirley also shares stories of her work at both the US Post Office and Matt Kelly Elementary School. Also present during the interview is Shirley's husband, Mackie.
Identified Individuals
Identified Corporate Bodies
Identified Neighborhood
Westside
Neighborhood City / Town
Source
CT247 .E35 2007
Original Collection
Original Date (interview)
2010-06-24
Subject (FAST)
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Genre (TGM)
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Rights
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. For further information please contact Digital Collections: http://digital.library.unlv.edu/contact. This document is an oral history. It is a spoken account of certain events and phenomena recorded at one particular moment and filtered through one individual's life experience, sensibility, and memory. As such, it should be considered a primary source rather than a final, verified, or complete narrative of the events it records.
Digital Publisher
University of Nevada Las Vegas
Digital Collection
Master Extent
2259 x 3142 pixels; 7.5 x 10.5 inches; 21,602,502 bytes; 23 images
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Master File Quality
24 bit color; 300 ppi

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