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1. 158 Clarence Ray: Black Politics and Gaming in Las Vegas, 1920s-1980s Ray, Clarence -- Interviews; African Americans -- Nevada -- Las Vegas; Gamblers -- Nevada -- Las Vegas -- Biography; Gambling -- Nevada -- Las Vegas; Nevada -- Politics and government; Nevada -- Race relations; Las Vegas (Nev.) -- Biography; Las Vegas (Nev.) -- History The oral history of Clarence Ray is the third in a series intended to document the history of the black community in Las Vegas, of which Mr. Ray has been a member since the mid-1920s. The main source of... 1991

2. 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

3. 014 Florence M. Boyer: Las Vegas, Nevada: My Home for Sixty Years Las Vegas (Nev.) -- Biography; Clark County (Nev.) -- History A native of Redlands, California, Florence M. Boyer was born in 1890 to Charles P. and Delphine Anderson Squires. When the builders of the San Pedro-Los Angeles-Salt Lake railroad began their promotion... 1966

4. 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
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