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Personal data for Theron Goynes A retired school principal, Goynes also served as a North Las Vegas councilman and mayor pro-temp and was the first black in Nevada history to chair a government body. Collection items for Theron Goynes include: interview transcript; audio clip; photographs;...
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Audio recording clip from the fourth interview with Senator Joe Neal by Claytee D. White,... Part of the fourth interview with Senator Joe Neal conducted by Claytee D. White on March 24, 2006. Five interviews cover Neal's life from his birth in Mounds, Louisiana, in 1935 to his service as a local politician and community...
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Transcript of interview with Ruth Sweet by Bennie Baucham, February 7, 1977 Interview with Ruth Sweet conducted by Bennie Baucham on February 7, 1977. A native Nevadan born in the 1930s, Sweet worked for the State of Nevada, Division of Health. She discusses racism, public affairs, and government issues particular to Nevada.
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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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Audio recording clip from the third interview with Senator Joe Neal by Claytee D. White,... Part of an interview with Senator Joe Neal by Claytee White on March 6, 2006. Neal discusses the cost of tourism posed by the gaming industry in Nevada and compares the low taxes on gaming profits to higher gaming taxes...
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Audio recording clip from the second interview with Senator Joe Neal by Claytee D. White,... Part of an interview with Senator Joe Neal by Claytee White on February 7, 2006. Neal discusses his early work in the Nevada Legislature, including his support for restoring rights to felons and his opposition to capital punishment.
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Audio recording clip from the first interview with Senator Joe Neal by Claytee D. White,... Part of an interview with Senator Joe Neal by Claytee White on January 24, 2006. Neal discusses his fight for single-seat districts in the Nevada Legislature.
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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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Photograph of Arlone Scott, June 3, 1978 Color photograph of Arlone Scott in her home, dated June 3, 1978.
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Photograph of Sonny Liston outside the Cove Hotel Black and white photograph of boxer Sonny Liston outside the Cove Hotel.
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Audio recording clip from the fifth interview with Senator Joe Neal by Claytee D. White,... Part of an interview with Senator Joe Neal by Claytee White on June 1, 2006. Neal talks about his work in local government and working to prevent fraud in the election of Aaron Williams, the first African American North Las...
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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 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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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 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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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 Lucille Bryant by Claytee D. White, December 13, 1995 Interview with Lucille Bryant conducted by Claytee D. White on December 13, 1995. Moving to Las Vegas in 1953 from Tallulah, Louisiana, Bryant worked in the housekeeping departments of the Algiers Hotel, the Silver Slipper, the Sands, and the Stardust....
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Photograph of Protestant Conference attendees in Carver Park, October 13, 1943 Black and white photograph of Protestant Conference in Carver Park, dated October 13, 1943.
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Series of three photographs of Marzette Lewis supporting the Charles I. West Middle School Booster... Series of three color photographs of Marzette Lewis riding in a convertible during the Martin Luther King Parade to promote the Charles West Middle School Booster Club.
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Audio recording clips of interview with Theron and Naomi Goynes by Claytee D. White, June... Two audio clips from an interview with Theron and Naomi Goynes by Claytee D. White on June 28 and July 12, 2012. In the clips, Theron and Naomi remember their early years in the Las Vegas schools and the advent...
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Series of two Polaroid photographs of Marzette Lewis with the Charles I. West Middle School... Series of two color Polaroid photographs of Marzette Lewis with her students in the band room.
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Transcript of interview with Dr. William Sullivan by Claytee D. White, December 20, 2006 Interview with Dr. William Sullivan conducted by Claytee D. White on December 20, 2006. Sullivan was recruited by University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 1978 to be Director of Student Support Services. Born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, Sullivan earned...
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Series of three Polaroid photographs of Marzette Lewis at her desk Series of three color Polaroid photographs taken for the Hall of Fame showing Marzette Lewis at her desk.
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Series of two Polaroid photographs of Marzette Lewis with her Charles I. West Middle School... Series of two color Polaroid photographs of Marzette Lewis with her math students.
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Series of two Polaroid photographs of Tracy Lewis with principal displaying donation from WAAK-UP Series of two color Polaroid photographs of Tracy Lewis with the principal of Kermit R. Booker Sr. Empowerment Elementary School displaying a five hundred dollar donation from Westside Action Alliance Korps -- Uplifting People (WAAK-UP).
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Series of two Polaroid photographs of Marzette Lewis with her Charles I. West Middle School... Series of two color Polaroid photographs of Marzette Lewis with her students in the cafeteria.
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Portrait photograph of Theron Goynes, circa late 1950s Tinted color portrait photograph of Theron Goynes as a young adult, circa late 1950s.
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Photograph of Marzette Lewis with Charles I. West Middle School band director Anthony Marentic Color photograph of Marzette Lewis with band director Anthony Marentic in the gym.
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Photograph of Marzette Lewis with band director Anthony Marentic Color photograph of Marzette Lewis and Anthony Marentic accepting a five hundred dollar donation to Charles I. West Middle School Band.
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Transcript of an interview with Theron and Naomi Goynes by Claytee D. White, June 28... Interview with Theron and Naomi Goynes conducted by Claytee D. White on June 28 and July 12, 2012. A retired school principal, Theron Goynes also served as a North Las Vegas councilman and mayor pro-temp and was the first black...
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Photograph of Marzette Lewis with her daughter Tracy and Senator Joseph Neal Color photograph of Marzette Lewis (right) with her daughter Tracy and Senator Joseph Neal.
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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 Audrey James by Claytee D. White, July 20, 2012 Interview with Audrey James conducted by Claytee D. White on July 20, 2012. James moved to Las Vegas in 1952 and worked as an elementary school teacher. She also spearheaded a project to provide books for children in African countries,...
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Photograph of Marzette Lewis and a student with a donation Color photograph of Marzette Lewis and a student displaying a $250 donation check.
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Audio recording clip of interview with Audrey James by Claytee D. White, July 20, 2012 Part of an interview with Audrey James by Claytee White on July 20, 2012. James talks about educational programs she developed as an elementary school teacher.
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Audio recording clip of interview with Dr. Agnes Lockette by Shannon Smith, February 26, 1980 Part of an interview with Dr. Agnes Lockette by Shannon Smith on February 6, 1980. Lockette describes developing the early childhood education program at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and describes challenges in the Las Vegas public school systems...
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Photograph of Marzette Lewis with principal Shirley Burbera Black and white photograph of Marzette Lewis with principal Shirley Burbera and others displaying a donation check.
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Photograph of S. D. Franklin and "Bula" at a poker table in El Rio Club Black and white photograph of S. D. Franklin and "Bula" at a poker table in El Rio Club. Franklin worked as the bartender for El Rio Club.
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Portrait photograph of Charles I. West Middle School Band Black and white group portrait photograph of the Charles I. West Middle School Band on the gym bleachers.
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Personal data for Mozella Sheds Scott Mozella Sheds 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, she created the Parent-In-Charge and Word-on-a-Rock programs to improve reading skills. Collection...
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Personal data for Faye Todd Featured in Ebony Magazine in 1979, Faye Todd achieved executive status in the Las Vegas gaming industry, serving as Special Events Coordinator for Desert Inn Hotel and Casino and Entertainment Director/Corporate Executive Assistant for Landmark Hotel and Casino. Collection items...
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Personal data for Essie Shelton Jacobs Essie Shelton Jacobs arrived in Las Vegas 1963 and worked in housekeeping at Aladdin Hotel for twenty-three years. Active in the Culinary Union, she worked as a supervisor and shop steward. Collection items for Essie Shelton Jacobs include: interview transcript;...
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Personal data for Eugene Buford Eugene 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 to casinos like the Flamingo and the Stardust, and ultimately retired after...
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Personal data for Vicki Richardson . As a high school junior in Wilmington, Delaware, Vicki Richardson was one of twelve African American students chosen to integrate the school system. A civil rights activist in high school and college, Richardson wrote letters to local newspapers and...
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Personal data for Lee Henry Lisby In 1942, Lee Henry Lisby moved from Louisiana to Nevada, where he found success in owning real estate. Collection items for Lee Henry Lisby include: interview transcript; photograph.
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Personal data for Johnny Pate As a jazz pianist and composer, Johnny Pate was a close friend to legendary singer Joe Williams. Pate and Williams share fond memories of touring with Joe Williams and the Count Basie Orchestra, cruises on the Norwegian line, and playing...
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Personal data for Roosevelt Toston Roosevelt 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 the first jobs he held at the Fremont Hotel and the Nevada...
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Personal data for Lonnie G. Wright Lonnie G. Wright played basketball at UNLV and became a successful local educator and businessman. His grandmother worked as a maid for prominent Las Vegans. Collection items for Lonnie G. Wright include: interview transcript; audio clip.
 

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