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Roske local oral history project

Repository: University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Special Collections

Collection Description (CRHP): Most interviews in this collection were recorded in the late 1970s and early 1980s, and many have not been transcribed. Topics covered in interviews include Black life in Las Vegas and Nevada generally, as well as school integration, Black entertainers on the strip, Black coaches, housing issues, unions, NAACP, Union Pacific Railroad, Black Mormons, race discrimination, job discrimination, bussing, and public accommodations.

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Collection URL: External Link

Date(s): 1974-1998

Digital Status: No

Extent: tapes, transcripts

Language: English

Related Archival Items: See also interviews in the UNLV collection with Mason, Brenda; Banks, Myrtle (1981); Barr, Larry & Juanita; Gibson, Steven (1976); Caldwell, Richard (1980); Cleman (Conner), Rosemary C. (1981); Gay, Jimmy; Hoggard, J. David; and Pittman, Lonnie (1981). These interviews are not associated with the Roske Local History Collection, but they do discuss African American experiences in Nevada.

Interviewees: Maceo Anderson, George L. Bach, William H. Bailey, Rex A. Bell, Donald Edward Borsack, Bernard Lee Brown, Patricia Bryan, Carrie Christensen, Buster Stevens, Betty Joyce Bearden Clark, Hal G. Curtis, Ralph Daly, Marian Beltran Decaro, Irene Doty, Margaret Duncan, Jacqueline Dwyer Evans, Dale Duane Everett, Charles H. Finks, H.P. Fitzgerald, Theda Grinnell, Lubertha Johnson, Steve Johnson, Cathy Jones, Willie Jones, Margo Knowles, Luella Knuckles, Fluff LeCoque, Lenny Martin, James Matson, Al McDaniel, Stella Parson, William Rehn, Arlene Scott, Robert Lee Taylor, Claude Treinier, Buddy Treinier, Skip Treinier, Tim Wagner, Rev. Prentiss Walker, George Ward

Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights


African American coaches
African American entertainers
African American Mormons
African Americans--Civil rights--Nevada
African Americans--Nevada
African Americans--Social conditions
Busing for school integration
Discrimination in employment
Discrimination in housing
Discrimination in public accommodations
Labor unions
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Race discrimination--Nevada
School integration--Nevada
United States. Air Force


Sound recordings


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