The First African American Cocktail Waitress on The Strip and in Downtown Vegas

The First African American Cocktail Waitress on The Strip and in Downtown Vegas

After learning keno, Cotton began working as a cocktail waitress. She was later hired as the first African-American cocktail waitress downtown. She also was one of the original cocktail waitresses at Caesar’s Palace when it opened in 1966, becoming the first black cocktail waitress on the Las Vegas Strip. (Womenhistory.com) #blackhistorymonth #blackwomen #cocktailwaitresses #lasvegas

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1980-09-05

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