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Gertrude and Roosevelt Toston Photograph Collection (PH-00376)

Abstract

The Gertrude and Roosevelt Toston Photograph Collection is comprised of digital surrogates of photographic prints, slides, and ephemera documenting Gertrude and Roosevelt Toston's lives in Las Vegas, Nevada from 1958 to 2002. The collection mainly documents Roosevelt Toston's career as a newscaster for KLAS-TV and Gertrude Toston's involvement with the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. Other images in this collection include photographs of Roosevelt Toston's childhood home in Epps, Louisiana and photographs of Gertrude Toston with her stepfather, Reverend Leo A. Johnson.

Finding Aid PDF
Date
1958 to 2002
Extent
41 digital_files (1.400 GB) TIF
Resource Type
Collection
Related People/Corporations
Contributor: Toston, Roosevelt
Contributor: Toston, Gertrude
Access Note

Collection is open for research. Materials in this collection are digital and available online.

Publication Rights

Materials in this collection may be protected by copyrights and other rights. See Reproductions and Use on the UNLV Special Collections and Archives website for more information about reproductions and permissions to publish.

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Scope and Contents Note

The Gertrude and Roosevelt Toston Photograph Collection is comprised of digital surrogates of photographic prints, slides, and ephemera documenting Gertrude and Roosevelt Toston's lives in Las Vegas, Nevada from 1958 to 2002. The collection mainly documents Roosevelt Toston's career as a newscaster for KLAS-TV and Gertrude Toston's involvement with the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. Other images in this collection include photographs of Roosevelt Toston's childhood home in Epps, Louisiana and photographs of Gertrude Toston with her stepfather, Reverend Leo A. Johnson.

Arrangement

Materials remain as they were received.

Related Collections

The following resources may provide additional information related to the materials in this collection:

Gertrude Toston oral history interview, 2006 July 21. OH-01838. Oral History Research Center, Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

Roosevelt Toston oral history interview, 2006 July 11. OH-01839. Oral History Research Center, Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

Preferred Citation

Gertrude and Roosevelt Photograph Collection, 1958-2002. PH-00376. Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

EAD ID
US::NVLN::PH00376
Acquisition Note

In 2014, Gertrude and Roosevelt Toston donated digital surrogates, but retained the original items; accession number 2014-026.

Processing Note

In 2021, Tammi Kim created the finding aid in ArchivesSpace.

Existence and Location of Originals

This collection is comprised exclusively of digital surrogates. The donor retained the original items.

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