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Transcript of interview with Hazel Gay by Claytee D. White, December 2, 1995 Interview with Hazel Gay conducted by Claytee D. White on December 2, 1995. Hazel and her husband Jimmy Gay moved to Las Vegas in 1946, becoming leaders in the African American community during the civil rights era.
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Transcript of interview with Hattie Canty by Claytee D. White, February 27, 1998 Interview with Hattie Canty conducted by Claytee D. White on February 27, 1998. Hattie Canty worked as a hotel maid and was elected president of the Culinary Union during the 1990s.
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Transcript of fifth interview with Senator Joe Neal by Claytee D. White, June 1, 2006 Fifth interview in a series of five with Nevada State Senator Joe Neal conducted by Claytee D. White on June 1, 2006. Born in Mounds, Louisiana, in 1935, Neal joined his family in Las Vegas as a young man shortly...
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Transcript of third interview with Senator Joe Neal by Claytee D. White, March 3, 2006 Third interview in a series of five with Nevada State Senator Joe Neal conducted by Claytee D. White on March 3, 2006. Born in Mounds, Louisiana, in 1935, Neal joined his family in Las Vegas as a young man shortly...
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Transcript of second interview with Senator Joe Neal by Claytee D. White, February 7, 2006 Second interview in a series of five with Nevada State Senator Joe Neal conducted by Claytee D. White on February 7, 2006. Born in Mounds, Louisiana, in 1935, Neal joined his family in Las Vegas as a young man shortly...
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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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Transcript of fourth interview with Senator Joe Neal by Claytee D. White, March 24, 2006 Fourth interview in a series of five with Nevada State Senator Joe Neal conducted by Claytee D. White on March 24, 2006. Born in Mounds, Louisiana, in 1935, Neal joined his family in Las Vegas as a young man shortly...
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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 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 interview with Samuel E. Wright by Claytee D. White, October 8, 2010 Interview with Samuel E. Wright conducted by Claytee D. White on October 8, 2010. Wright candidly discusses growing up during the 1960s racial riots and notes the influence of black activist Stokely Carmichael during that era. He attended Howard University...
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Transcript of interview with Shirley Edmond by Claytee D. White, June 24, 2010 Interview with Shirley Edmond conducted by Claytee D. White on June 24, 2010. Born in Las Vegas, Edmond was the first African American woman in Southern Nevada promoted by the United States Post Office to be a supervisor. Edmond describes...
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Transcript of interview with Roosevelt Toston by Claytee D. White, July 11, 2006 Interview with Roosevelt Toston conducted by Claytee D. White on July 11, 2006. 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...
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Transcript of interview with Johnny Pate and Jillean Williams by Claytee D. White, March 4,... Interview with Johnny Pate and Jillean Williams conducted by Claytee D. White on March 4, 2004. As a jazz pianist and composer, Pate was a close friend to legendary singer Joe Williams. Pate and Williams share fond memories of touring...
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Transcript of interview with Judge Lee Gates by Claytee D. White, December 5, 1996 Interview with Judge Lee Gates conducted by Claytee D. White on December 5, 1996. Born in Louisiana, Gates moved to Las Vegas around 1960. Following high school, he attended UNLV, where he was a member of the Black Student Association...
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Transcript of interview with Mozella Sheds Scott by Claytee D. White, November 30, 2010 Interview with Mozella Sheds Scott conducted by Claytee D. White on November 30, 2010. Scott discusses her varied work history and career as a directory assistance telephone operator for Centel (Sprint) in Las Vegas. Observing reading deficiencies in the community,...
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Transcript of interview with Monroe Williams by Claytee D. White, August 15, 2000 Interview with Monroe Williams conducted by Claytee D. White on August 15, 2000. Williams was one of the first black firefighters in 1963, later becoming involved in real estate. He and his wife, Brenda Williams, were community leaders.
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Transcript of interview with David Washington by Claytee D. White, March 18, 2009 Interview with David Washington conducted by Claytee D. White on March 18, 2009. Washington began his career as a firefighter in 1974. In 2001, he became the first African American fire chief for the City of Las Vegas.
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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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Edited narrative of interview with Audrey "June" Taylor Henry by Claytee D. White, February 26,... Edited narrative of an interview with Audrey "June" Taylor Henry conducted by Claytee D. White on February 26, 2010. Henry was a dancer, choreographer, broadcaster and Las Vegas resident since 1992.
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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 Mary Louise Williams by Claytee D. White, June 19, 1998 Interview with Mary Louise Williams conducted by Claytee D. White on June 19, 1998. Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Williams was musically trained and worked as a dancer at the opening of the Moulin Rouge in 1955. Following her career in...
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Transcript of interview in two sessions with Samuel Smith conducted by Claytee White, June 17,... Transcript from interviews with Samuel Smith by Claytee White, June 17, 2011, and June 22, 2011. Smith was a police officer in New York and moved to Las Vegas in 1978, where he became a fire inspector with the Las...
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Transcript of interview with Isadore Washington by Claytee D. White, February 7, 2008 Interview with Isadore Washington conducted by Claytee D. White on February 7, 2008. Born in Tallulah, Louisiana, Washington came to Las Vegas with his family in 1942 at the age of eight. He recalls playing with Wayne Newton when they...
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Transcript of interview with Rachel Coleman by Claytee D. White, July 24, 1996 Interview with Rachel Coleman conducted by Claytee D. White on July 24, 1996. Born in Fayette, Mississippi, Coleman moved to Las Vegas in the 1950s and began washing dishes at the Tropicana. In 1969, having worked for a number of...
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Transcript of interview with Rev. Marion D. Bennett, Sr. by Claytee D. White, January 12,... Interview with Rev. Marion D. Bennett, Sr. conducted by Claytee D. White on January 12, 2004. Bennett grew up in Greenville, South Carolina and graduated from Morris Brown College before earning his Master of Divinity from the Interdenominational Theological Center...
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Transcript of Interview with Jerushia McDonald Hylton & Suzilene McDonald, September 23, 2011 Jerushia McDonald-Hylton and Suzilene McDonald are two of five children of entrepreneurial Westside parents, who became successful entertainers and models.
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Transcript of Interview with Otis & Tisha Harris, September 15, 2010 Otis and Tisha Harris detail the businesses that existed in West Las Vegas.
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Transcript of interview with Jean Bennett by Claytee D. White, July 8, 2008 Interview with Jean Bennett conducted by Claytee D. White on July 8, 2008. Bennett's early rock-and-roll career blossomed with music producer Buck Ram, who sold her the legal rights to the Platters in 1966. Bennett's assistant Gayle Schreiber also contributes...
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Transcript of Interview with James Rogers, June 30, 2009 James Rogers was President of the local NAACP from 1996-2000. He is also the Pastor of Greater New Jerusalem Church.
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Transcript of Interview with Eleanor Walker, June 3, 2004 Eleanor Walker served as President of the Las Vegas Chapter of NAACP from 1971-1975.
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Transcript of Interview with Lovell Gaines, July 1, 2009 Lovell Gaines moved to Las Vegas from Reno in 1975, becoming the local NAACP President in early 1980s. Lovell worked at the Nevada Department of Corrections for over 30 years.
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Transcript of Interview with Dean Ishman, July 2, 2009 Dean Ishman moved to Las Vegas in 1995, becoming the Las Vegas NAACP branch president in 2003.
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Transcript of Interview with Rev. Jesse Scott, June 29, 2009 Rev. Jesse Scott served as executive director and four-term president of Las Vegas NAACP branch.
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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 Gene Collins, July 16, 2009 Gene Collins served as President of Las Vegas chapter of NAACP 1998-2001. He aslso worked at the Nevada Test Site as an electrician.
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Transcript of Interview with Marion Bennett, July 2, 2009 Marion Bennett has served twice as local NAACP President. He also talks about the integration of casinos, schools, and housing. Marion has been the pastor for Zion Methodist for over 40 years.
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Photograph of Lovell Gaines and friends at Doolittle Rec Center, 1981 Taken at Doolittle Rec Center, includes (L-R) Bobby McRoy, Lovell Gaines and Wendell Williams after a softball game.
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Transcript of interview with Agnes Marshall by Claytee D. White, September 12, 2011 Interview with Agnes Marshall by Claytee D. White on September 12, 2011. Marshall moved to Las Vegas in 1955, to the Berkley Square neighborhood. In 1969, Marshal was hired by Riviera and retired in 1990.
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Personal data for Agnes Marshall Agnes Marshall moved to Las Vegas in 1951, and purchased a new home with her husband in Berkley Square in 1955. She worked at the Riviera Hotel from 1969 to 1990.
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Transcript of interview with Gene Collins by Claytee D. White, August 31, 2000 Interview with Gene Collins conducted by Claytee D. White on August 31, 2000. Collins grew up in Lake Providence, Louisiana, and moved to Las Vegas in 1966. While attending college, he worked at the Nevada Test Site and trained to...
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Audio recording clip of interview with Johnny Pate and Jillean Williams by Claytee D. White,... Part of an interview with Johnny Pate and Jillean Williams (not featured in clip) by Claytee D. White on March 4, 2004. In the clip, Pate describes how Joe Williams drew him out of retirement for a number of...
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Audio recording clip of interview with Roosevelt Toston by Claytee D. White, July 11, 2006 Part of an interview with Roosevelt Toston conducted by Claytee D. White on July 11, 2006. Toston recalls how he began working in broadcasting.
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Audio recording clip of interview with Dr. Angela Clarke by Lisa Gioia-Acres, October 3, 2008 Part of an interview with Dr. Angela Clark by Lisa Gioia-Acres on October 3, 2008. Clarke describes how she came to practice medicine in Las Vegas.
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Transcript of interview with Dr. Angela Clarke by Lisa Gioia-Acres, October 3, 2008 Interview with Dr. Angela Clarke conducted by Lisa Gioia-Acres on October 3, 2008. A native of Baltimore, Maryland, Clarke spent a great deal of time reading medical texts and started working at Social Security by the age of fourteen. Following...
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Audio recording clip of interview with Eugene Buford by Claytee D. White, September 12, 2006 Part of an interview with Eugene Buford conducted by Claytee D. White on September 12, 2006. In the clip, Buford reflects on changes in Las Vegas spurred by integration.
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Audio recording clip of interview with Shirley Edmond by Claytee D. White, June 24, 2010 Part of an interview with Shirley Edmond conducted by Claytee D. White on June 24, 2010. Edmond shares childhood memories of Westside School.
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Audio recording clip of interview with Jean Bennett by Claytee D. White, July 8, 2008 Part of an interview with Jean Bennett by Claytee White on July 8, 2008. Bennett describes how black entertainers were treated by the casinos.
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Audio recording clip of interview with Samuel E. Wright by Claytee D. White, October 8,... Part of an interview with Samuel E. Wright conducted by Claytee D. White on October 8, 2010. Wright explains what led to the formation of the F Street Coalition and the initiation of neighborhood preservation efforts.
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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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