Transcript of interview with Eva Whaley conducted by Claytee White, May 13, 2013

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Digital ID
ohr000875
Title
Transcript of interview with Eva Whaley conducted by Claytee White, May 13, 2013
Narrator
Material Set
Interviewer
White, Claytee D.
Description
Whaley moved to Las Vegas from rural Arkansas in the early 1960s. She and her husband owned restaurants
Abstract
Eva Poole Whaley migrated to Las Vegas from rural Arkansas in the early 1960s. She and her siblings had visited her mother who was already living and working in the city. Eva prepared to attend UNLV, but fell in love as a young teen and secretly married and changed her life path. For several years she was an employee of the Clark County School District at several schools: Jo Mackey, Myrtle Tate and Bonanza High. Though she enjoyed being in education, she was lured away be better benefits of working for the telephone company and customer service rep position from which she retired in 2005. Throughout the interview Eva recalls locations of a sundry of past businesses, including the Denny's restaurant she and her first husband owned in the mid to later 1970s.
Identified Individuals
Identified Corporate Bodies
Identified Neighborhood
North Las Vegas; Westside;
Neighborhood City / Town
Source
F850.N4 W429 2012
Original Collection
Original Date (interview)
2013-05-13
Subject (FAST)
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Genre (TGM)
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University of Nevada Las Vegas
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529,181 bytes
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