African Americans -- History -- Nevada
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: AC 0259
Abstract Records contain manuscripts and drafts, data, correspondence, transcribed interviews, and reports developed for bureau publications, including the Newsletter, edited by Elmer Rusco. Interviews include state senators Carl Dodge and Coe Swobe for the newsletter; and Margaret Badie, Dolores Feemster, Samuel Gibson, Howard Gloyd, Julia Hamlet, William Hunt, Ernest Mullins, Esterline Nelson, Alice Smith, William C. Webb, Joseph Williams, and Ullyses S. Woodward for Voices of Black Nevada, 1971. ...
Identifier: AC 0295
Abstract This collection contains files on honorary degree and distinguished Nevada recipients, 1937-1969. The information includes brief biographical sketches of the recipients, correspondence, and photographs.
Abstract Includes administrative records which detail the origins and completion of the project such as correspondence, reports, and text for the exhibit and publication Nevada Black history: yesterday and today; biographical files on 132 contemporary Black Nevadans which may include a vita, newspaper clippings, and correspondence; materials documenting the effort to attain a state holiday for the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.; catalogsand other print sources which provide information on...
Abstract Includes administrative records of the project, grant proposals and reports, correspondence, lists of topics and people to be included in the project exhibit and publications, and newspaper clippings and publications about blacks in Nevada and in the United States.
Overview Our Story, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 1996 by Kenneth B. Dalton. It strives to seek out, preserve, and exhibit the heritage, culture, contributions, and accomplishments of people whose history is not well represented in northern Nevada, with a large focus on documenting African American history. Collection contains material from the organization's 20th Anniversary celebration and other annual programs.