Raul Jusinto

Moulin Rouge Agreement

1960 Las Vegas Civic Leaders and NAACP meeting
Meeting at the Moulin Rouge Hotel coffee shop to end segregation on the Las Vegas Strip: photographic print. Marie and James B. McMillan Photograph Collection (PH-00334). UNLV Libraries Special Collections & Archives.

On March 26, 1960, local civil rights leaders, politicians, and casino owners came together for a meeting at the Moulin Rouge. The meeting resulted in an informal agreement to end racial segregation on the Las Vegas Strip and Fremont Street casinos.

In attendance: Woodrow Wilson, Lubertha M. Warden Johnson, Bob Bailey, Clesse Turner, Butch W.E. Leypoldt, Hank Greenspun, James B. McMillan, Oran Gragson, Dr. Charles I. West, Ray K. Sheffer, Art Olsen, J. David Hoggard, Donald Clark.

Event Location: 900 West Bonanza Road, Las Vegas, Nevada.