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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 Dr. Agnes Lockette by Shannon Smith, February 26, 1980 Interview with Dr. Agnes Lockette conducted by Shannon Smith on February 26, 1980. Lockette moved to Nevada to be an elementary school teacher and an early childhood education professor at UNLV. She reviews the evolution of education in Las Vegas...
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Transcript of interview with Eva Whaley conducted by Claytee White, May 13, 2013 Whaley moved to Las Vegas from rural Arkansas in the early 1960s. She and her husband owned restaurants
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Transcript of interview with Dell Ray Rhodes, 2010 Dell Ray came to Las Vegas at three. Speaks about 1960s and 1970s schools and 6th Grade Plan.
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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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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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Transcript of interview with Eugene Buford by Claytee D. White, September 12, 2006 Interview with Eugene Buford conducted by Claytee D. White on September 12, 2006. 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...
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Transcript of interviews with J. David Hoggard, Sr. by Claytee D. White and an unnamed... Transcript of interviews with J. David Hoggard, Sr. by Claytee D. White, and unnamed interviewers in 1997, 1998 and 1999. Hoggard moved to Las Vegas in 1945 and became involved in civil rights through the National Association for the Advancement...
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Transcript of Interview with Andrew Brewer, July 1, 2009 Andrew Brewer became Las Vegas NAACP president in 2008.
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Transcript of interview with Henry L. Regan Jr., October 12, 2012 Henry grew up on Westside as a self-described "wild" boy. He was employed as skycap for 32 years at McCarran International Airport.
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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 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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Personal data for Emory Lockette Emory and Agnes Lockette met while they were both in college; she in Albany, Georgia, and he in Dawson, Georgia. He studied architectural and structural engineering. They secretly married in Atlanta, Georgia, in 1949 and moved to Boulder City in...
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Transcript of an interview with Gertrude Toston by Claytee D. White on July 21, 2006 Gertrude Toston moved to Las Vegas in 1960. She worked for Western Airlines for 27 years, then earned Masters in Education.
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Transcript of interview with Paul Pradia by Claytee D. White, July 13, 2010 Interview with Paul Pradia conducted by Claytee D. White on July 13, 2010. Pradia, who moved to Las Vegas in 1995, teaches golf and is a board member of 1st Tee of Southern Nevada and the Nevada Senior Games, working...
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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 Jackie Brantley by Claytee D. White, October 27, 1996 Interview with Jackie Brantley conducted by Claytee D. White on October 27, 1996. Born in Las Vegas following World War II, Brantley grew up on the Westside. Beginning as a public relations specialist for Desert Inn Hotel and Casino, Brantley...
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Transcript of Interview with Barbara Kirkland On a sunny day in 1946, the train from Shreveport, Louisiana, stopped at The Plaza hotel in downtown Las Vegas like it always did. But on this particular day, Atha Toliver and her only child, twelve-year-old Barbara, stepped off the...
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Issues of The Voice newspaper: March 25, 1954; April 15, 1954; May 1, 1954 First three issues of Las Vegas Voice newspaper from March 25 (Volume 1, Number 1), April 15 (Volume 1, Number 2), and May 1, 1954 (Volume 1, Number 3).
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Las Vegas Sentinel Voice, October 20, 1983 Full edition of the October 20, 1983 issue of the Las Vegas Sentinel-Voice.
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Personal data for Dell Ray Rhodes In the later 1930s, Dell Ray Rhodes’ grandmother and step-grandfather found better work opportunities Boulder City, Nevada, where the construction of Hoover Dam promised jobs. So they moved from Louisiana, leaving most their family behind. However, when the grandmother fell...
 

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