'We Need to Talk' Series Returns April 19 for Discussion on Las Vegas' Eastside
Latest episode in series presented by UNLV Libraries and Greenspun College of Urban Affairs will examine the hub of Las Vegas’ diverse Latinx communities and its significance in Nevada’s historical timeline.
Historic Black Las Vegas | What’s your dream for Las Vegas’ historically Black business corridor?
What are the current plans for businesses in the Westside Business core? During the years from the early 1940s through the 1970s, businesses on the Westside were vibrant and successful. There were restaurants, nightclubs with gaming, a bowling alley, taxicab company, malt shop, beauty shops, and barbershops.
Should the US pay reparations for slavery? Some Nevadans support the idea
For more than 200 years, American industries, even universities, used slaves. Over that time, some 300,000 slaves who could be bought, sold, deeded and gifted, were forced into labor. And it wasn’t that long ago, ending in the late 1800s.
Claytee D. White (Oral History Research Center) is joining community icons Audry Batiste, Richard Bryan, Rob Dondero, Michael Green, Peter Guzman, John Mowbray, Ted Quirk, Bob Stoldal, and many others on the Board of Directors of The Mob Museum, National Museum of Organized Crime & Law Enforcement. This honor allows her deeper engagement with…
Claytee White (Oral History Research Center) was honored with the distinguished Pioneer Award on May 22 by the Las Vegas chapter of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women (NCBW). She received the honor at the 16th Annual Madam C.J. Walker Awards luncheon at the MGM Grand. The nonprofit NCBW is a volunteer organization for African American women…
Published: Iesha Jackson, Doris Watson, Claytee White, and Marcie Gallo
Iesha Jackson (Teaching and Learning), Doris L. Watson (Educational Psychology and Higher Education), Claytee D. White (Oral History Research Center), and Marcie Gallo (History) published the article, "Research as (Re)vision: Laying Claim to Oral History as a Just-us Research Methodology," in the special issue of the International Journal of…
Barbara Tabach (Oral History Research Center) received the Mink Award at the Southwest Oral History Association (SOHA) annual conference. The Mink Award is SOHA's highest honor and recognized Tabach's nearly 15 years of preserving local history through oral history interviews.
Presentation: Michael Green, Andy Kirk, Willy Bauer, Michelle Turk, Claytee White, and Karen Harry
Michael Green, Andy Kirk, Willy Bauer, Michelle Turk (all History), Claytee White (Libraries), and Karen Harry (Anthropology) presented at the NEH Summer Institute, "Hoover Dam and the Shaping of the American West," which brought 25 K-12 teachers from around the country to Southern Nevada for a two-week program of content, pedagogy, and tours.
Presentation: Iesha Jackson, Doris Watson, Marcie Gallo, and Claytee White
Iesha Jackson (Teaching and Learning), Doris L. Watson (Educational Psychology and Higher Education), Marcie Gallo (History), and Claytee White (Oral History Center) gave their second of two peer review presentations on their collaborative project, Digging Deep and Branching Out: Using Oral History and Collaborative Inquiry to Explore Candidate…