Date of Award

Summer 7-28-2017

Degree Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Arts - History

Department

History

First Advisor

Dr. Perky Beisel

Second Advisor

Dr. Paul J. P. Sandul

Third Advisor

Dr. M. Scott Sosebee

Fourth Advisor

Dr. Pat Stephens-Williams

Abstract

The Texas Forestry Museum in Lufkin, Texas is the only forestry museum in the state. It preserves artifacts and educates visitors about Texas’ forest industry history. The museum has a Sawmill Town History Wing that is outdated and in need of a refreshing exhibit design based on current best practices. Using a previous museum audit as a guide, the new exhibit will have better flow, panel aesthetics, content, and interactive elements. By creating a new exhibit, the museum is better able to educate and entertain the visitors about Texas’ forest industry history.

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