Personal data for Eugene Buford

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ohr000362
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Personal data for Eugene Buford
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Eugene Buford came to Las Vegas as a child from Birmingham, Alabama. He held a variety of jobs, including washing dishes at the Last Frontier and delivering ice to casinos like the Flamingo and the Stardust, and ultimately retired after thirty-six years with the Post Office. Buford's great grandmother, Mary Nettles, was instrumental in the formation and growth of the NAACP chapter in Las Vegas, and he recalls meetings in her house and his own role as president of the Junior League NAACP. Buford shares memories of historical locations and events such as Helldorado, Block 16, and Carver Park, and several important figures in Las Vegas history, including James B. McMillan, Charles West, Jimmy Gay, Benny Binion, and the mafia. Collection items for Eugene Buford include: interview transcript; audio clip.
Interview Transcript
http://d.library.unlv.edu/cdm/ref/collection/ohr/id/81
Interview Audio Clip
http://d.library.unlv.edu/cdm/ref/collection/ohr/id/133
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CT247 .B83 2007
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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. For further information please contact Digital Collections: http://digital.library.unlv.edu/contact.
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University of Nevada Las Vegas
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