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The Ouida Whitaker Dean Collection, no. 9 - Birdie Wade Interview, Part I (1999)

Ouida Whitaker Dean

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  •  Wade family slavery history 
  •  On collecting oral histories from family members 
  •  Recalling Salem church, attending school during segration 
  •  Wade reflects on her feelings about segregation 
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This footage features an interview of Birdie Wade conducted by Ouida Whitaker Dean on October 27, 1999. Birdie Wade discusses her childhood growing up in Nat, Nacogdoches County, the role of the church in her community upbringing, and attending school during segregation. She offers an interesting view on race relations and on the importance of collecting and preserving cultural history.