In The News: Oral History Research Center

Las Vegas Sun
September 22, 2022

A ” We Need to Talk” panel discussion on critical race theory at UNLV’s Greenspun Hall Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022.

Metropolis Magazine
September 14, 2022

The casual elegance of architect Paul Revere Williams’ Southern California mansions attracted a host of celebrity clients, including Frank Sinatra, Cary Grant, Barbara Stanwyck, and Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz. Yet today the architect is celebrated as much for his improbable journey and the obstacles he overcame as for the remarkable quality of his work. Born in 1894, Williams, the orphan son of an African American fruit and vegetable merchant, would rise from his humble beginnings and the racial prejudice of his day to become one of America’s most respected architects.

New York Times
July 14, 2022

The architect’s achievements transformed the landscape of Nevada but were obscured by racism. Janna Ireland’s exhibition changes that.

Nevada Magazine
June 6, 2022

The Moulin Rouge Hotel in the city’s Westside District served as a brief monument to racial justice in the 1950s.

Las Vegas Sun
April 19, 2022

Before Nathalie Martinez graduated from UNLV in 2021, she worked as a student oral historian for the Latinx Voices Project, collecting oral stories in English and Spanish about the eastside of Las Vegas.

Las Vegas Sun
April 19, 2022

Before Nathalie Martinez graduated from UNLV in 2021, she worked as a student oral historian for the Latinx Voices Project, collecting oral stories in English and Spanish about the eastside of Las Vegas.

Las Vegas Review Journal
February 23, 2022

A panel of local leaders, community activists and educators looked to the past and the future during a discussion Saturday about Las Vegas’ Historic Westside.

KTNV-TV: ABC 13
February 18, 2022

Claytee D. White is the inaugural director of the Oral History Research Center for the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Libraries.

Boulder City Review
February 17, 2022

In honor of Black History Month and, as chair of the Boulder City Democratic Club, I was afforded the opportunity to invite Claytee White, director of the Oral History Research Center at the UNLV libraries, to participate in our monthly Zoom meeting.

Nevada Independent
January 24, 2022

When Shanta Patton discusses the gap between Black and white homeownership rates, she starts with the game of Monopoly.

Nevada Independent
January 24, 2022

When Shanta Patton discusses the gap between Black and white homeownership rates, she starts with the game of Monopoly.

Casino.org
November 30, 2021

Nevada’s Neon Museum is installing an 808 square-foot mural honoring diverse communities and individuals who impacted Las Vegas’ cultural history.