News: Oral History Research Center

Business and Community | July 17, 2019
Latinx oral history project gives grad student a way to up-end the misperceptions of the Las Vegas community he grew up in.
Henry Kronberg
Arts and Culture | January 10, 2018
UNLV experts lead discussions during annual Las Vegas Jewish Film Festival Jan. 13-28
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Business and Community | October 26, 2017
UNLV Libraries partners with area museums to preserve the stories and artifacts related to the mass shooting in Las Vegas.
Claytee White, Director, Oral History Research Center at the Historic Westside School
People | June 14, 2017
Oral historian Claytee White has spent a career recording Las Vegans’ personal histories. Now she speaks about her own remarkable roots.
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Research | April 20, 2016
How the old papers of an esteemed accountant and the memories of a casino legend chart the shift in the casino model.
UNLV Foundation
Campus News | December 12, 2014
Students and faculty thank UNLV donors for their support.
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Business and Community | November 13, 2014
Exhibit explores history between the Culinary Workers Union, Local 226 and the City of Las Vegas.
Business and Community | September 18, 2014
This section of the city was integrated and flourished in days of overt segregation along the Las Vegas Strip. Oral historian Claytee White takes a look at the businesses that formed the backbone for this community.
Business and Community | February 19, 2014
Early African American settlers built their fortunes and pushed for equality in the surprisingly integrated Nevada community.
Business and Community | January 30, 2014
As the state celebrates its 150th year, special collections librarian Su Kim Chung shares her picks for the most important records on early Las Vegas history.
Arts and Culture | March 21, 2013
UNLV experts and the Libraries' unique public resources help make The Mob Museum more than a novelty attraction.