Cypress Knees, Electric Vehicles, Texas Wild Rice, and Other Profiles in Alternative Living

A museum that displayed cypress knees, a teacher who led his students in building electric vehicles, and a university professor who saved a unique Texas wild rice species from extinction were profiled in this edition of the magazine's regular "Profiles" feature.

067 cypress knees
Tom and Virginia Gaskins have been collecting, selling, and displaying cypress knees since the late 1930s.
PHOTO: TOM GASKINS CYPRESS KNEE MUSEUM