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The East Texas Research Center is the depository for the materials of the African American Heritage Project which was started by Birdie Wade. The ETRC is also in the process of creating an interactive and educational website for the African American Heritage Project.
Orignal and copies of photographs from the Sanctified Quarters in Nacogdoches, Texas. The Sanctified Quarter was an African American neighborhood located on the southeast side of Nacogdoches. By 1980, when University Drive was extended to Loop 224, a majority of the neighborhood was gone. The area was bordered by Shawnee St., Haywood St. and Deveraux St.
This collection consists primarily of newspaper clippings and photographs (both originals and photocopies). Also present are nomination letters and letters of recommendation, copies of award certificates, biographical sketches, and several of Mrs. Glass’ publications. One item of note is an original Texas State Senate resolution granted in memorial of Willie Lee Glass in 1999.
- Subject: African Americans -- Texas -- Nacogdoches County X
- Photographs 3
- Nacogdoches (Tex.) -- Photograph collections 2
- Biographical sources 1
- Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 1
- Deeds -- Texas -- Nacogdoches County 1
- Genealogy 1
- Maps 1
- Nacogdoches County (Tex.) -- History -- Sources 1
- Nacogdoches Independent School District (Tex.) 1
- Oral history 1
- Parents' and teachers' associations 1
- Promissory notes 1
- Property tax -- Texas -- Nacogdoches 1
- School integration 1
- Women -- Texas -- Nacogdoches County 1 ∧ less
- Glass, Willie Lee Campbell 1
- Martin, Sondra 1
- Wade, Birdie Belle Davis 1