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Transcript of interview with Alma Whitney by Claytee D. White, March 3, 1996

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1996-03-03
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Interview with Alma Whitney conducted by Claytee D. White on March 3, 1996. Seeking better employment opportunities, Whitney moved to Las Vegas from Tallulah, Louisiana, at the age of sixteen. Whitney supported Westside churches and schools and was respected as supervisor in housekeeping at Desert Inn. Whitney provides information on the African American migration to Las Vegas during the 1940s, post-war race relations in Las Vegas, the daily work of hotel maids, and the Culinary Union.

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ohr000028
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F849.L35 W55 1997
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Alma Whitney oral history interviews, 1996 March 03, 1996 May 28. OH-01972. [Transcript] Oral History Research Center, Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las

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