It is not just famous people that make history. . Clarence Sweeney and his children illustrate this fact. Through their service and accomplishments, they proved that "regular" people and families often have a major impact on the world around us.
Military service, supporting war efforts at home, service to the church, engineering excellence, and more constitute the history of the Sweeney family, and we have that all on display.
Emil Hermann exhibit
Emil Hermann was a successful artist who spent much of his life in Wichita Falls.
In one room we have 10 of his portraits, and there are three more portraits on display elsewhere in the Museum.
One of those portraits is of Larry Domino, who was not a person, but a prize-winning Hereford bull owned by J.S. Bridwell. We are in Texas, after all...