Personal data for D.D. Cotton


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Personal data for D.D. Cotton
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Raised in New York City, Cotton arrived in Las Vegas as a dancer in Cab Calloway's traveling production "The Cotton Club." During a period of strained race relations, she stood for equal rights as the first black cocktail waitress on the Strip and one of the first black dealers. Collection items for D.D. Cotton include: interview transcript; audio clip; photograph; related document.
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F850.N4 C68 1998
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