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Oral History Research Center News

By Tom Sommer on March 14, 2013 10:05 AM | Permalink

The African American Collaborative Project is collecting oral interviews, photographs, and manuscript materials depicting the overarching, pivotal experiences of blacks in Las Vegas. The project’s span is from 3 – 5 years with partners that include UNLV Libraries, Vegas PBS, Las Vegas Clark County Public Libraries, Las Vegas National Bar Association, Henderson Libraries, Weiner-Rogers Law Library, Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas National Bar Association, and the Clark County Museum. A group of community advisors that assisted in organizing a series of panels filmed by Vegas PBS and an ongoing Town Hall Meetings at the West Las Vegas library is comprised of Jarmilla McMillan-Arnold, Hannah Brown, Brenda Williams, Sonya Horsford, EdD, Clare Sampson, Courtney Mooney, and Todd Robinson, PhD.  For more information please contact the Director of the Oral History Research Center Claytee White.