Date of Award

Summer 7-28-2017

Degree Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts - 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


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 The museum has a Sawmill Town History Wing that is outdated and in need of a refreshing exhibit design based on current best practices.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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