Transcript of Interview with Eddie & Johnie Wright


Digital ID
Transcript of Interview with Eddie & Johnie Wright
Community Affiliation
Material Set
Green, B. Leon;
Eddie & Johnie Wright met and married in 1957, and raised their family in Las Vegas. Johnie arrived in Las Vegas in 1941, teaching first grade at the Westside school, eventually becoming a nurses aide. Eddie came to Las Vegas from Arkansas, and became the first black ticket agent at the local Greyhound station.
Identified Neighborhood
Westside; Berkley Square
Neighborhood City / Town
F850.N4 W75 2012
Original Collection
Original Date (interview)
2012-11-16; 2012-11-28; 2012-10-06; 2013-10-13
Subject (FAST)
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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: 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.
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University of Nevada, Las Vegas University Libraries
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