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In Memoriam: Stella Mason Parson, 1929-2016

In Memoriam: Stella Mason Parson, 1929-2016

Stella Mason Parson, a long-time educator, was the first Black woman to earn a college degree in the state of Nevada. She taught in Las Vegas public schools for 33 years.

University Debuts New Online Historical Archive of Blacks in Southern Nevada

University Debuts New Online Historical Archive of Blacks in Southern Nevada

So far, there are about 500 items in the online digital collection called The Las Vegas African American Experience Project, including photographs, documents, videos, and audio recordings.