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Institute of Texan Cultures

The Institute of Texan Cultures was established for the immediate purpose of preparing a creditable exhibit for Hemisfair and for the long-range program of presenting the people of Texas with the real drama of their own history and tradition. The 59th Legislature of the State appropriated $4.5 million for an appropriate Texas State Exhibit for Hemisfair and directed that due consideration be given to the construction of a facility that would suit the long-range purposes of the project.

The definitive aim of the Institute is to provide a statewide educational communication center concerned with subjects relating to the history and culture of ...

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