Marcus Brown interviews his father, Bernard Lee Brown (born 1915 in New Albany, Indiana) about his experiences living in Las Vegas, Nevada. Bernard discusses his work at various gaming properties on the Strip and in Downtown Las Vegas, owning his own shoe business, working at the Nevada Test Site, racial discrimination, the role of unions, and overall changes in Las Vegas over time.
Contributor: Ralph Roske Oral History Project on Early Las Vegas
Bernard Lee Brown oral history interview, 1979 February 27. OH-00261. [Transcript]. Oral History Research Center, Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada http://n2t.net/ark:/62930/d12n52m4r
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