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Bonanza Village


Bonanza Village

Bonanza Village

Built in 1946 as a race restrictive whites-only community. In 1971 under threat of federal court action, Nevada legislation ends housing segregation in Las Vegas. Bonanza Village begins to desegregate.

Notable residents: Dr. Charles I. West (Nevada's first black doctor), Bob Bailey (television personality), Charles Keller (Nevada's first black attorney), Judge Robert Reid (Nevada's first black judge), Helen A. Toland (Clark County School District's first black female principal).

Located in Las Vegas, Nevada.