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Latino Voices in Southern Nevada
Claytee White, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

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Latinx Voices of Southern Nevada (Web Resource)
Title: Latinx Voices of Southern Nevada
Author: Claytee White
Abstract: Preserving and sharing the life stories of Southern Nevada’s Latinx residents are important because these individuals and communities have played a significant role in our region’s history but are underrepresented in our historical record. Today, approximately 29% of Southern Nevada’s residents and more than 25% of UNLV’s student body are Latinx. Many Latinx residents have greatly influenced the progress of our educational system, multiple business sectors, politics, and cultural life in Southern Nevada. By collecting and preserving these oral histories, the UNLV University Libraries ensures that the perspectives of our region's Latinx residents are reflected in our collections so that present and future generations can learn and study more about their achievements, aspirations, and experiences.
Year: 2019
Primary URL:
Primary URL Description: Primary site for project, with links to oral histories, transcriptions, and podcast.