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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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Audio recording clip of interview with Alma Whitney by Claytee D. White, March 3, 1996 Part of an interview with Alma Whitney by Claytee White on March 3, 1996. Whitney describes her experiences as a maid and discrimination in her job.
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Transcript of interview with Alice Key by Claytee D. White, February 17, 1997 Interview with Alice Key conducted by Claytee D. White on February 17, 1997. Dancer, writer, and community activist, Key served as Deputy Labor Commissioner for the State of Nevada and leader of the NAACP in Las Vegas. As a newspaper...
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Transcript of interview with D. D. Cotton by Claytee D. White, February 14, 1997 Interview with D. D. Cotton conducted by Claytee D. White on February 14, 1997. 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...
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Photograph of Alice Key with Louis Armstrong, Billy Ekstine, and Count Basie Black and white photograph of Alice Key with Louis Armstrong, Billy Ekstine, and Count Basie.
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Film negatives of Rev. William Webb, November 12, 1960 Set of negatives from Nevada State Museum of portraits of Reverend William Webb, 1325 Gold Avenue, Westside, November 12, 1960.
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Photograph of showgirls at the Moulin Rouge, May 1955 Black and white photograph of showgirls at the Moulin Rouge, dated May, 1955. Clockwise from lower left: Barbara McCory, Jane Craddock, Norma Talbert, Lorraine Riley, Anna Bailey, Dee Dee Jasmin, and (center) Norma Washington.
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Photograph of a civil rights meeting Black and white photograph of Grant Sawyer, Robert "Moon" Mullen, and Donald Clark participating in a civil rights meeting.
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Newspaper clipping, Training is best bet in managing disasters, Las Vegas Review-Journal (?), July 16,... Las Vegas Review Journal article quotes Greg McCurdy about local FEMA disaster training and plans.
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Transcript of an interview with Lindell Blake by Claytee D. White on January 12, 2006 Lindell Blake is a self-taught dancer in the tradition of Sammy Davis Jr and others. He performed in Las Vegas at Sands, New York, New York, and Luxor hotels.
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Audio recording clip from an interview with Hazel Geran Part of an interview with Hazel Geran by Claytee D. White on August 30, 2000. Geran talks about The Cove Hotel and Jackson Hotel on Jackson Street.
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Audio recording clip of an interview with Gertrude Toston Part of an interview with Gertrude Toston by Claytee White on July 21, 2006. Toston discusses going to work for Western Airlines, at first as a customer service agent in 1967, and then as a flight attendant, while going to...
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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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Personal data for Lindell Blake Lindell Blake is a self-taught dancer in the tradition of Sammy Davis Jr and others. He performed in Las Vegas at Sands, New York, New York, and Luxor hotels.
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Magazine clipping, Still salting it away in their sixties, Money Magazine, December 19, 1995 Article in Money Magazine describing the thrift of Theron and Naomi Goynes, dated December 19, 1995.
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Personal data for Hazel Geran Hazel Geran was an employee of the Equal Opportunity Board in 1972, and was still working there at time of this interview. Her first job in Las Vegas in 1948 was as a keno writer at Cotton Club on the...
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Transcript of an interview with Hazel Geran by Claytee D. White on August 30, 2000 Hazel Geran was an employee of the Equal Opportunity Board in 1972, and was still working there at time of this interview. Her first job in Las Vegas in 1948 was as a keno writer at Cotton Club on the...
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Personal data for Gertrude Toston Gertrude Toston was born in Galveston, Texas, and grew up in Austin, Texas. Her parents moved to Seattle, Washington, to provide more opportunities for their children but ended up separating. Trudy's mother brought the children to Las Vegas in 1960...
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Audio recording clip from an interview with Lindell Blake Part of an interview with Lindell Blake by Claytee D. White on January 12, 2006. Blake discusses his practice of dancing and the future of tap dancing.
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Audio recording clip from an Interview with Eva G. Simmons by Claytee D. White, February... Part of an interview with Eva Simmons by Claytee D. White on February 4, 2013. Simmons talks about the formation of Les Femmes Douze, a scholarship-granting organization, that she helped found.
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Transcript of an interview with Clinton Wright by Claytee D. White, October 13, 2005 Clinton Wright worked as a photographer for the Las Vegas Voice for fifteen years. In his interview, he discusses living and working in Las Vegas, and raising his family.
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Photograph of "Little Lee" at Town Tavern Black and white photograph of "Little Lee," dealer at Town Tavern.
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Transcript of an interview with Eva G. Simmons by Claytee D. White, February 4, 2013 Eva Simmons is a retired educator and school administrator. She has lived in Las Vegas since 1963. In this interview, she talks about Prestige Schools and Sixth Grade Centers.
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Photograph of NAACP fundraiser at Valley View Golf Club, circa 1965 Black and white photograph of Dr. James B. McMillan, J. David Hoggard, Herb Mills, Claude Perkins, Sarann Knight, Willie "Punch" Hughes, and Lorenzo Calhoun raising money at the NAACP Valley View Golf Club, circa 1965.
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Photograph of unidentified conference workshop attendees Black and white photograph of an unidentified man and woman at a conference workshop.
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Westside Improvement Committee Petitions of 1940 This collection consists of petitions signed by citizens of the Westside of Las Vegas from 1 February 1940 to 4 December 1940 that were filed with the Clerk, City of Las Vegas. These petitions focus on the need for improvements...
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Transcript of an interview with Flora Jones conducted by Claytee D. White, July 19, 2007 Interview with Flora Jones by Claytee D. White, July 19, 2007. Jones discusses her upbringing in Mississippi and her employment at the University of Nevada Las Vegas in the Admissions Office.
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Personal data for Flora Jones Flora Jones was born in 1953 in Delta City, Mississippi. The family moved to Hollandale, Mississippi, in 1968, and Flora finished high school there in 1971. She helped work the cotton fields and pick tomatoes before finishing school, and then...
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Letter from Donald Clark, president of the Las Vegas Branch of the National Association for... In this letter to Clarence Horton, the president of the Nevada Bar Association, Rev. Donald Clark requests information regarding the delayed admission of Charles L. Kellar, an African American lawyer, to the State Bar Association, January 11, 1962.
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Photograph of Aldine Weems, May 1978 Bust-length portrait photograph of Aldine Weems, administrator at Operation Life.
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Photograph of Aldine Weems, administrator of Operation Life, 1970s Close-up photograph of Aldine Weems.
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Photograph of the exterior of the Cove Hotel, original headquarters for Operation Life Exterior view of the former Cove Hotel, which became the headquarters for Operation Life.
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Photograph of the rear of the new Operation Life Building, 600 West Owens, Las Vegas,... Exterior view of the rear of the Operation Life building at 600 West Owens Avenue.
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Group portrait photograph of the Goynes family, 2005 Color group portrait photograph of the Goynes family, dated 2005. Left to right, back row: Bobby Ray Owens, III, Pamela Goynes Brown, Lydia Goynes, Joi Goynes, Byron Goynes holding Joshua Goynes, Kimberly Goynes, Mahlia Posey; front row: Michael Owens, Naomi...
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Transcript of interview with Brenda Mason by Claytee D. White, December 20, 2006 Interview with Brenda Mason conducted by Claytee D. White on December 20, 2006. After moving to Las Vegas in 1960, Mason graduated from Western High School. Beginning in 1974, she served two terms on the Board of Regents.
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Photograph of Althea T. L. Simmons and Carrie Stewart Black and white photograph of Althea T. L. Simmons and Carrie Stewart.
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Transcript of interview with Vicki Richardson by Claytee D. White, August 19, 2003 Interview with Vicki Richardson conducted by Claytee D. White on August 19, 2003. As a high school junior in Wilmington, Delaware, Richardson was one of twelve African American students chosen to integrate the school system. A civil rights activist in...
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Photograph of "Mrs. Bruno's daughter" tending Bruno's Liquor Store Black and white photograph of "Mrs. Bruno's daughter" tending Bruno's Liquor Store.
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Photograph of Rev. Robert Tolefree and Ernie Marshall Black and white photograph of Rev. Robert Tolefree and Ernie Marshall.
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Photograph of Leo Johnson and Art Grant at work Black and white photograph of Leo Johnson and Art Grant at work.
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Photograph of Clifton White, guitarist for the Mills Brothers, autographed for his parents, 1953 Black and white photograph of Clifton White, guitarist for the Mills Brothers, autographed for his parents, dated 1953. The photograph is inscribed in green ink: "To my mommer an popper Always yo Baby Whale Clif an mah git-tah 53."
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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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Brochure from Berkley Square Historic District: 1st of Its Kind Community brochure produced by City of Las Vegas to commemorate the National Historic District designation.
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Brochure from the Unveiling of Community Banners and Plaques program, 2013 Program listing speakers for the community event held to unveil banners and plaques in the Berkley Square Historic District, February 9, 2013.
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Invitation to Berkley Square Historic District unveiling of Community Banners, February 9, 2013 Invitation from Councilman Ricki Y. Barlow to the ceremonies to unveil Berkley Square Historic District banners and plaque, February 9, 2013.
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Photograph of "Kitty" playing a pinball machine at Jimmy Snowden Liquor Store Black and white photograph of "Kitty" playing a pinball machine at Jimmy Snowden Liquor Store.
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Autographed group portrait photograph of North Las Vegas Council members with Senator Richard Bryan, circa... Black and white autographed group portrait photograph of Senator Richard Bryan with North Las Vegas Council members, circa 1989. Senator Bryan and Councilman Theron H. Goynes are third and second from the right. The autograph reads: "Theron -- Best wishes...
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Portrait photograph of Byron and Theron Goynes, circa 2010 Color portrait photograph of Theron Goynes with son Byron Goynes, both members of the Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity, circa 2010.
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Newspaper clippings from the Las Vegas Review-Journal of articles by Mary Hausch on desegregation of... This group of newspaper articles was written by Mary Hausch for the Las Vegas Review-Journal in 1972 on the issue of integration of Clark County Schools.
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Photograph of the City of Las Vegas Recreation Department meeting to discuss a new program... Black and white photograph of the City of Las Vegas Recreation Department meeting to discuss a new program for Little League Football, circa 1956. From left to right: Dr. James McMillan, Tommy Harmon, Marcus Haynes, and Tony Durham.
 

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