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Listen as the accounts of 7 former slaves are brought to life through the voices of talented local actors. These recordings make up just a portion of the full stories recalled by James Grumbles, Marry Anne Patterson, Rosina Hoard, Sallie Johnson, Sallie Wroe, Sam Mason, and William Owens. Today their full recollections and those of 63 other former slaves from Austin and Travis County can be found at the Austin...
In this video, The First Lady Anita Perry talks about the Texas Governor's Mansion, including the history of the mansion, the contents of the mansion, former Governor's who lived intheMansion, and ends with the arson of the mansion and the resoration efforts that have been put in place to repare the home. 
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