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Community

A home at 606 Jackson St. on the Westside, July 10, 1962 (Collection # 0259, Photo # 0039).
Madison and E. Streets on the LV Westside 1943 (Collection # 0259, Photo # 0002).
C St. to D. St and Jackson Street on the LV Westside 1943 (Collection # 0259, Photo # 0008).
The corner of D St. and Jefferson St. on the Westside 1943 (Collection # 0259, Photo # 0001).
An aerial of the Westside Elementary School n.d. (Collection # 0277, Photo # 0182 ).
Children swimming at the Doolittle Pool on the LV Westside circa 1950s-1960s (Collection # 0087, Photo # 0001).
Children swimming at the Doolittle Pool on the LV Westside circa 1950s-1960s (Collection # 0087, Photo # 0002).
An unidentified woman on the diving board at the Carver House’s pool 1950s/1960s (Collection # 0083, Photo # 0006).
The inside of Bruno’s Liquor Store with Mr. Bruno’s daughter at the counter on the LV Westside circa 1960s (Collection # 0083, Photo # 0023).
Unidentified people in a restaurant in the Carver House circa 1950s/1960s (Collection # 0083, Photo # 0007).   
Pinball machines in Jimmy Snowden’s Liquor Store on the LV Westside circa 1960s (Collection # 0083, Photo # 0024).
Woneta at the Brown Derby on the LV Westside circa 1960s (Collection # 0083, Photo # 0043).
Josephine Dixon at the community store (built by Roland Johnson and his first wife). circa 1960s (Collection # 0083, Photo # 0034).
Archie Moore (in the white robe) and his sparring partners at the Moulin Rouge, 1955 (Collection # 0280, Photo # 0017).
A portrait of the Ensly Family who settled on the LV Westside in the 1930s (Collection # 0326, Photo # 0005).
Althea T.L. Simmons and Carrie Stewart. circa 1950s-1960s (Collection # 0087, Photo # 0057).
 
Dr. James McMillan (The first African American dentist in Las Vegas) and his wife Marie McMillan May 31, 1969 (Collection # 0334, Photo # 0001).
 

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Civil Rights

 
Grant Sawyer, Robert “Moon” Mullins, and Donald Clark in a Civil Rights meeting. circa 1950s-1960s (Collection # 0087, Photo # 0054).   Bishop C.C. Cox presiding over a Civil Rights Rally at the 2nd Baptist church circa 1950s-1960s (Collection # 0087, Photo # 0055).
 
Donald Clark, Charles Kellar, and unidentified person on the LV Westside circa 1950s-1960s (Collection # 0087, Photo # 0053).   Donald Clark and Charles Kellar at the El Capitan in Hawthorne, NV circa 1950s-1960s (Collection # 0087, Photo # 0060).
   
Raising money at the NAACP Valley View Golf Club Ca. 1965. From left to right: Dr. James B. McMillan, J. David Hoggard, Herb Mills, Claude Perkins, Sarrann Knight, Punch Hughes, and Lorenzo Calhoun (Collection # 0334, Photo # 0015).    

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Dancers/Showgirls

 
Showgirls from the Moulin Rouge in the Helldorado Parade on a parade float, May-August 1955 (Collection # 0280, Photo # 0014).   A showgirl relaxes in front of the pool at the Moulin Rouge, Summer 1955 (Collection # 0280, Photo # 0021).
 
Two of the showgirls in the kitchen at the Moulin Rouge, Summer 1955 (Collection # 0280, Photo # 0019).   Showgirls at the Moulin Rouge Summer 1955.  Lionel Hampton is at the left in a white suit (Collection # 0280, Photo # 0018).
 
Anna Bailey (top left), Dianna Washington (second from the top right), Bob Bailey (top right), Dee Dee Jasmin (bottom right) at the Moulin Rouge 1955 (Collection # 0280, Photo # 0016).   Showgirls at the Moulin Rouge Casino, Nevada May 1955.  Dee Dee Jasmin is pictured in the bottom right (Collection # 0280, Photo # 0013).

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Entertainers

 
From left to right: Dr. James B. McMillan, Dr. Charles I. West, Sammy Davis Jr., and Pastor James B. Empey of the St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church Ca. 1962.  Pastor Empey is presenting an “Award of Merit and honorary fellowship” to Sammy Davis Jr. and Will Mastin Trio from the George Washington Carver Memorial Institute of Washington D.C. for outstanding contributions to the arts, humanities, and better race relations.” (Collection # 0334, Photo # 0009)   Sammy Davis Jr. performing at the Sands. circa 1960s (Collection # 0287, Photo # 0337)
 
Harry Belafonte performing. circa 1970s (Collection # 0049, Photo # 0207).   Lena Horne performing at the Sands circa early 1960s (Collection # 0287, Photo # 0005).
 
Publicity photo of Ben Vereen for his performance at Caesars Palace circa 1970s (Collection # 0049, Photo # 0357).   Publicity photo of The Treniers (including Cliff and Claude) for their performance at the Las Vegas Hilton circa 1977-1978 (Collection # 0049, Photo # 0355).
 
Publicity photo of Bill Cosby for his performance circa (Collection # 0049, Photo # 0232)   Beldon Katleman, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Pearl Bailey circa 1950s (Collection # 0169, Photo # 0017).
 
Bill Cosby performing circa 1977-1978 (Collection # 0049, Photo # 0228).   Musicians at the Carver House in circa 1950s/1960s (Collection # 0083, Photo # 0003).

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Gaming Establishments

 
Cars parked in front of the Moulin Rouge on LV Westside, Summer 1955 (Collection # 0280, Photo # 0020).   The craps table at the El Rio located on H St. and Revere St. At the table: Marie, Howard King (a local firefighter), and James O’Neal circa 1960s (Collection # 0083, Photo # 0012).
 
Sugar Hill (owned by Bob and Anna Bailey) located on H St. and Revere St., on the LV Westside circa 1950s-1960s. (Collection # 0083, Photo # 0028).   The New Town Tavern on F St. and Jackson St. on the LV Westside October 1960 (Collection # 0083, Photo # 0022).
 
S.D. Franklin the bartender at the El Rio Club circa 1950s-1960s (Collection # 0083, Photo # 0013 ).   The Moulin Rouge 1956 (Collection # 0049, Photo # 0108).
 
The Carver House on D Street and Jackson Street circa 1961 or 1962 (Collection # 0083, Photo # 0008).    

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Henderson, NV

 
Workers inside of the Basic Magnesium Industries plant in Henderson, Nevada January 20, 1944 (Collection # 0254, Photo # 0146).   Workers inside of the Basic Magnesium Industries plant in Henderson, Nevada December 3, 1942 (Collection # 0254, Photo # 0107).
 
The first family in Carver Park in Henderson, Nevada.  From left to right: Robert C. Williams, Mrs. Rosie Lee Williams, Theodore (14), Cleopatra (14), Roscoe (9), Clarice (5), and Yvonne (4) October 13, 1943 (Collection # 0254, Photo # 0065).   A protestant conference in Carver Park in Henderson, Nevada October 13, 1943 (Collection # 0254, Photo # 0068).
 
The first child to attend Carver Park School in Henderson, Nevada October 13, 1943 (Collection # 0254, Photo # 0045).    

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