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Dr. Vincent Richardson oral history interview (OH-03802)

Abstract

Oral history interview with Dr. Vincent Richardson conducted by Claytee D. White on October 12, 2021 for African Americans in Las Vegas: a Collaborative Oral History Project.

Vincent Richardson talks about his childhood growing up with his grandparents in Windsor Park. He reminisces about the community, his grandmother's cooking, and his house that had fantastic views of the Las Vegas Strip. Vincent also recalls when homes in Windsor Park began sinking, and how he and other neighbors were forced to react to their unsustainable building environments. Vincent discusses earning his PhD from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and his employment history working as an Administrative Coordinator for the Clark County School District and an educator for the College of Southern Nevada.

Subjects discussed include: Annie Walker; Windsor Park; Wendell P. Williams; North Las Vegas City Hall meetings.

Date
2021-10-12
Extent
1 digital_files (0.0588 GB) MP3
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Scope and Contents

Oral history interview with Dr. Vincent Richardson conducted by Claytee D. White on October 12, 2021 for African Americans in Las Vegas: a Collaborative Oral History Project.

Vincent Richardson talks about his childhood growing up with his grandparents in Windsor Park. He reminisces about the community, his grandmother's cooking, and his house that had fantastic views of the Las Vegas Strip. Vincent also recalls when homes in Windsor Park began sinking, and how he and other neighbors were forced to react to their unsustainable building environments. Vincent discusses earning his PhD from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and his employment history working as an Administrative Coordinator for the Clark County School District and an educator for the College of Southern Nevada.

Subjects discussed include: Annie Walker; Windsor Park; Wendell P. Williams; North Las Vegas City Hall meetings.

Digital audio available; no transcript available.

Preferred Citation

Dr. Vincent Richardson oral history interview, 2021 October 12. OH-03802. [Cite format consulted: Audio recording or Transcript.] Oral History Research Center, Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

EAD ID
US::NvLN::OH03802
Immediate Source of Acquisition

This interview was conducted by the Oral History Research Center (OHRC) which is part of the UNLV University Libraries Special Collections and Archives Division.

Processing Information

Interview materials were processed by UNLV Libraries Special Collections and Archives in 2021. Kelsey Mazmanyanz wrote the collection description. Access copies were created for born-digital audio files.

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