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Transcript of interview with Clarence Ray by Jamie Coughtry, 1991 Interview with Clarence Ray conducted by Jaime Coughtry in 1991. Having arrived in Las Vegas in the 1920s, Ray provides a rare perspective on shifts in race relations over the years. He shares stories of early businesses and efforts at...
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Video of Las Vegas African American Community Conversations, Part 1: Migration, Work, and Community Emergence The Las Vegas African American Community Conversations is a four part, one hour round table conversation with local Las Vegans. They share their powerful stories and great history, with topics ranging from “Migration, Civil Rights, Education, Church, Entertainment and the...
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Video interview with Rose Hamilton, Carolyn Haywood, Marilyn Armstrong, Hannah Johnson, Bobbie Gilmore and Delores... Oral history conversation with Rose Hamilton, Carolyn Haywood, Marilyn Armstrong, Hannah Johnson, Bobbie Gilmore and Delores (Dodi) Johnson. The group shares memories of how they and their families came to live in Las Vegas during the late 1940s and early...
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Transcript of interview with Arlone Scott by Glen Ette Davis, July 3, 1975 Interview with Arlone Scott conducted by Glen Ette Davis on July 3, 1975. Born in Louisiana, Scott moved to Las Vegas in 1951, eventually becoming a hotel maid supervisor. She shares her early experiences of positive race relations among churches...
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Audio recording clip of interview with Judge Lee Gates by Claytee D. White, December 5,... Part of an interview with Judge Lee Gates by Claytee D. White on December 5, 1996. Gates explores his mother's motivations for moving to Las Vegas in the 1950s.
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Black Entertainers in Las Vegas: 1940 - 1960 Essay by Roosevelt Fitzgerald reflecting on black entertainers during the early days of the Las Vegas Strip, dated 1988.
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Evolution of a Black Community in Las Vegas: 1905 - 1940 Essay by Roosevelt Fitzgerald exploring the history of the black community in Las Vegas from its founding in 1905 through the 1930s.
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Edited narrative of interview with Lubertha Johnson by Jamie Coughtry, 1988 Edited narrative of an interview with Lubertha Johnson by Jamie Coughtry, dated 1988. Recalling her youth in Mississippi and move to Las Vegas, Johnson discusses civil rights, discrimination, and other topics between 1940 and 1970.
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Transcript of interview with Lubertha Johnson by Larry V. Buckner, February 10, 1978 Interview with Lubertha Johnson conducted by Larry V. Buckner on February 10, 1978. Johnson moved to Las Vegas in the late 1940s from Mississippi and worked as a recreation director, nurse, and director of an anti-poverty progam, serving as a...
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Essay, A Demographic Impact of Basic Magnesium on Southern Nevada, by Roosevelt Fitzgerald, May 12,... Essay by Roosevelt Fitzgerald focusing on demographic changes in southern Nevada from 1940-1945 and the war industry's effect on black employment, particularly the impact of Basic Magnesium, dated 1982.
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Transcript of interview with Katherine Duncan and Sarann Knight Preddy by Claytee D. White, November... Interview with Katherine Duncan and Sarann Knight Preddy conducted by Claytee D. White on November 28, 2004. Duncan moved to Las Vegas in 1977, worked with Nevada Motion Picture Services, and owned a travel agency. She started a black heritage...
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Transcript of interview with Lonnie G. Wright by Claytee D. White, October 23, 2009 Interview with Lonnie G. Wright conducted by Claytee D. White on October 23, 2009. Wright played basketball at UNLV and became a successful local educator and businessman. His grandmother worked as a maid for prominent Las Vegans.
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Transcript of interview with Emory and Agnes Lockette by Claytee D. White, March 11, 2005 Interview with Emory and Agnes Lockette conducted by Claytee D. White on March 11, 2005. The Lockettes were the only African Americans to live in Boulder City during years of racial tension. Agnes taught kindergarten at Westside School, while Emory...
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Transcript of interview with Woodrow Wilson by Jamie Coughtry, 1989 Interview with Woodrow Wilson conducted by Jamie Coughtry in 1989. Born in a Mississippi sawmill town in 1915 to a family that ran a boarding house, Wilson completed high school at a private boarding school and attended two years of...
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Transcript of first interview with Senator Joe Neal by Claytee D. White, January 24, 2006 First interview in a series of five with Nevada State Senator Joe Neal conducted by Claytee D. White on January 24, 2006. Born in Mounds, Louisiana, in 1935, Neal joined his family in Las Vegas as a young man shortly...
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Audio recording clip of interview with Alma Whitney by Claytee D. White, March 3, 1996 Alma talks about the 2-3 day long car ride from Tallulah, LA to Las Vegas in 1952.
 

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