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1. 148 Lubertha Johnson: Civil Rights Efforts in Las Vegas: 1940s-1960s African American women -- Nevada -- Las Vegas -- Biography; African Americans -- Civil rights -- Nevada; Racism -- Nevada -- Las Vegas; Las Vegas (Nev.) -- Race relations This oral history with Lubertha Johnson documents one black professional woman's service in the cause of civil rights. From the formative phase of the modern black struggle for equality in the 1940s, through... 1987

2. 152 Woodrow Wilson: Race, Community, and Politics in Las Vegas, 1940s-1980s Wilson, Woodrow, 1915- -- Interviews; African Americans -- Nevada -- Las Vegas -- Interviews; Civil rights -- Nevada -- Las Vegas -- History; Las Vegas (Nev.) -- Biography; Las Vegas (Nev.) -- History; Las Vegas (Nev.) -- Race relations -- History Woodrow Wilson was born in a sawmill town in Mississippi in 1915, the son of a mill worker. His mother owned and operated boarding houses, and the family was somewhat more prosperous than the average black... 1989

3. 173 Fighting Back: A Life in the Struggle for Civil Rights McMillan, James B., 1917-; African American civil rights workers -- Nevada -- Las Vegas -- Biography; Civil rights workers -- Nevada -- Las Vegas -- Biography; African Americans -- Segregation -- Nevada -- Las Vegas -- History -- 20th century; Civil rights movements -- Nevada -- Las Vegas -- History -- 20th century; African Americans -- Civil rights -- Nevada; African Americans -- Nevada -- Las Vegas -- Biography; Las Vegas (Nev.) -- Race relations; Las Vegas (Nev.) James B. McMillan was born in 1917 in a small town in racially segregated Mississippi. In that year the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that ordinances compelling residential segregation of the races were in... 1993-1995
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