Lenora Rolla Heritage Center Museum
The Lenora Rolla Heritage Center Museum is a local African American history museum that preserves and shares the history of African Americans in Tarrant County and throughout Texas. It is dedicated to Lenora Rolla who personally raised funds to purchase the building and state the museum in 1979. Lenora Rolla was known as "Miz Rolla" within the black community. She was a local leader who worked to preserve local African American history and heritage.
Backstory and Context
The Lenora Rolla heritage center museum began in a small frame house on Rosedale Avenue with newspaper clippings scrapbooks, personal papers, art and photographs before moving to its larger location at Humboldt.