Personal data for Roosevelt Toston


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Personal data for Roosevelt Toston
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Roosevelt Toston grew up in Epps, Louisiana, and came to Las Vegas in the 1950s as a teenager. He describes his experience at Las Vegas High School and the first jobs he held at the Fremont Hotel and the Nevada Test Site. Toston honed his skills at Dana McKay's School of Business, Bell Telephone of Nevada, and in the military. A correspondence course in broadcasting led to jobs at television stations 3 and 8, and ultimately to a position with the Convention Authority in the area of tourism marketing. Collection items for Roosevelt Toston include: interview transcript; audio clip.
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CT247 .T67 2007
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