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53,365

The number of volunteer hours contributed at THC Historic Sites in FY 2014

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Emory Clapp

Cotton and the Clapps

Starr Family Home State Historic Site in Marshall had a connection to New Orleans and the cotton industry, one of the cornerstones in the southern economy.

Detail of beading on the gown that belonged to Medibel (Rayburn) Bartley.

Sam Rayburn House Artifact of the Month: Medibel Bartley’s Formal Gown

Even in the mid-20th century, formal social events were an important aspect of a political career. Not unlike today, wearing the appropriate attire was crucial for success.

Winter 2017 Medallion cover

The Medallion

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