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Photograph of Black Teen Pageant contestants and Greg Morris, 1970s Color photograph of contestants of the Miss Black Teen pageant. Greg Morris (back row, center) emceed the event.
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Newspaper clipping, NAACP Bachelor of the Year Fund Raising Affair, publication unknown, April 29, 1976 Newspaper clipping with photograph featuring Toni Miller from Western Airlines buying an advertisement from NAACP representatives Saran Knight, Eleanor Walker and Lubertha Johnson.
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Photograph of a group of men and women at an NAACP event, no date Color photograph of a group of men and women at an event for the NAACP. Katherine Joseph is attributed with having made the clothing for this NAACP event.
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Newspaper article, Aunt Donnie a Resident Here Since Early '30s, Las Vegas Sun, February 12,... Newspaper article featuring Donnie Ensley. "Aunt Donnie" Ensley was 84 at the time the article was written and came to Las Vegas in 1931. She and her husband, Jake, operated a cafe on First St.
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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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T-68 Donald Clark Collection. Series 1. NAACP, 1959-1962. Box 1, Folder 01. Clark, Donald Personal... Series 1. NAACP, 1959-1962. Box 1, Folder 01. Clark, Donald Personal Ephemera, 1961-1963.
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Transcript of interview with Ida Bowser by Claytee D. White, August 30, 2007 Interview with Ida Bowser conducted by Claytee D. White on August 30, 2007. Born in Tallulah, Louisiana, Bowser came to Las Vegas as a child. Her first job after high school was as a teacher's aide. Later, she worked as...
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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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T-68 Donald Clark Collection. Series 1. NAACP, 1959-1962. Box 1, Folder 02: NAACP Coordinating Council,... Series 1. NAACP, 1959-1962. Box 1, Folder 02: NAACP Coordinating Council, 1959-1961.
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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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T-68 Donald Clark Collection. Series 1. NAACP, 1959-1962. Box 1, Folder 03: NAACP Las Vegas... Series 1. NAACP, 1959-1962. Box 1, Folder 03: NAACP Las Vegas Branch Annual Report, 1959.
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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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Transcript of interview with Jerry Eppenger by Claytee D. White, September 14, 2011 Interview with Jerry Eppenger conducted by Claytee D. White on September 14, 2011. Eppenger's family moved from Arkansas to Las Vegas in 1953. Joining the Marine Corps in 1964, he was among the early combatants in the Vietnam War. After...
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Portrait photograph of Jimmy Gay at his desk, 1946 Black and white portrait photograph of Jimmy Gay working at his desk, dated 1946.
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T-68 Donald Clark Collection. Series 1. NAACP, 1959-1962. Box 1, Folder 05: NAACP Las Vegas... Series 1. NAACP, 1959-1962. Box 1, Folder 05: NAACP Las Vegas Branch Correspondence, 1961.
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Transcript of interview with William H. Bailey by Betty Rosenthal, March 16, 1978 Interview with William H. Bailey conducted by Betty Rosenthal on March 16, 1978. Arriving in Las Vegas in 1955, Bailey became an assistant producer and master of ceremonies in the first interracial hotel in Nevada, the Moulin Rouge, and subsequently...
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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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T-68 Donald Clark Collection. Series 1. NAACP, 1959-1962. Box 1, Folder 04: NAACP Las Vegas... Series 1. NAACP, 1959-1962. Box 1, Folder 04: NAACP Las Vegas Branch Correspondence, 1959-1960.
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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 James A. Gay III by Joyce M. Wright, December, 1978 Interview with James A. Gay III conducted by Joyce M. Wright in December, 1978. Arriving in 1946 from Fordyce, Arkansas, Gay became the first African-American mortician in Las Vegas. He later worked as Assistant Manager of the Sands Hotel and...
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T-68 Donald Clark Collection. Series 1. NAACP, 1959-1962. Box 1, Folder 06: NAACP Las Vegas... Series 1. NAACP, 1959-1962. Box 1, Folder 06: NAACP Las Vegas Branch Correspondence, 1962.
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Portrait photograph of Lubertha Johnson at home, 1978 Color portrait photograph of Lubertha Johnson in her Las Vegas home in 1978.
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T-68 Donald Clark Collection. Series 1. NAACP, 1959-1962. Box 1, Folder 08: NAACP Las... Series 1. NAACP, 1959-1962. Box 1, Folder 08: NAACP Las Vegas Branch - General, 1961.
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Transcript of interview with Lee Henry Lisby by Glen E. Davis, Rita O'Brian, and Elizabeth... Interview with Lee Henry Lisby conducted by Glen E. Davis, Rita O'Brian, and Elizabeth Patrick on July 10, 1975, April 10, 1978, and May 10, 1978. In 1942, Lisby moved from Louisiana to Nevada, where he found success in owning...
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T-68 Donald Clark Collection. Series 1. NAACP, 1959-1962. Box 1, Folder 07: NAACP Las Vegas... Series 1. NAACP, 1959-1962. Box 1, Folder 07: NAACP Las Vegas Branch Financial Statements and Budgets, 1960-1961.
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T-68 Donald Clark Collection. Series 1. NAACP, 1959-1962. Box 1, Folder 10: NAACP Las Vegas... Series 1. NAACP, 1959-1962. Box 1, Folder 10: NAACP Las Vegas Nolan Sharp Case, 1961.
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Photograph of an unidentified woman on the diving board at Carver House Hotel and Casino Black and white photograph of an unidentified woman standing on the diving board of Carver House Hotel and Casino, featuring a view of the swimming pool and hotel rooms.
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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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T-68 Donald Clark Collection. Series 1. NAACP, 1959-1962. Box 1, Folder 09: NAACP Las Vegas... Series 1. NAACP, 1959-1962. Box 1, Folder 09: NAACP Las Vegas Branch Meetings and Minutes, 1960-1962.
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Portrait photograph of Reverend Claude H. Parson, circa 1977 Color portrait photograph of Rev. Claude H. Parson, circa 1977.
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Transcript of interview with Woodrow Wilson by Gwendolyn Goodloe, February 28, 1975 Interview with Woodrow Wilson conducted by Gwendolyn Goodloe on February 28, 1975. Wilson worked at the Basic Magnesium plant and became the first black elected to the Nevada Assembly in 1966. He served as president of the NAACP in 1951,...
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Transcript of interview with Cora Williams by Kathlyn E. Wilson, March 11, 1975 Interview with Cora Williams conducted by Kathlyn E. Wilson on March 11, 1975. Born in Louisiana in 1930, Williams arrived in Las Vegas in 1952. She began working as a hotel maid and later owned a beauty shop. Williams discusses...
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Portrait photograph of Stella Parson, circa 1977 Color portrait photograph of Stella Parson, circa 1977.
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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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T-68 Donald Clark Collection. Series 1. NAACP, 1959-1962. Box 1, Folder 11: NAACP National, 1959-1962 Series 1. NAACP, 1959-1962. Box 1, Folder 11: NAACP National, 1959-1962.
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Missile newspaper, August 2, 1960 Issue of the Missile newspaper, described as the "Official Organ of Las Vegas Branch NAACP," August 2, 1960.
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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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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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T-68 Donald Clark Collection. Series 1. NAACP, 1959-1962. Box 1, Folder 12: NAACP Regional, 1960-1962 Series 1. NAACP, 1959-1962. Box 1, Folder 12: NAACP Regional, 1960-1962.
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Transcript of interview with Essie Shelton Jacobs by Claytee D. White, February 1, 1996 Interview with Essie Shelton Jacobs conducted by Claytee D. White on February 1, 1996. 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...
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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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T-68 Donald Clark Collection. Series 2. Black Community Issues, 1953-1972. Box 1, Folder 15: Las... Series 2. Black Community Issues, 1953-1972. Box 1, Folder 15: Las Vegas Housing Discrimination, 1959-1967.
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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 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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T-68 Donald Clark Collection. Series 2. Black Community Issues, 1953-1972. Box 1, Folder 16: ... Series 2. Black Community Issues, 1953-1972. Box 1, Folder 16: Ministry, 1959-1969.
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Transcript of interview with Stella Parson and Reverend Claude H. Parson by Maurice R. Page,... Interview with Stella Parson and Reverend Claude H. Parson conducted by Maurice R. Page on February 26, 1977. Stella came as a child to Las Vegas in 1942, while Claude arrived in 1952 at Nellis Air Force Base. As educators,...
 

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