Sam Ervin, Junior as a young boy (click photo for larger version)
Mary Caroline Powe Ervin, mother of Senator Samuel James Ervin, Jr.
Samuel James Ervin, Sr. Father of Senator Sam Ervin (1855 – 1944)
Sam Ervin received a variety of honorary degrees, awards, and medals during his career. Some of these are on display in the Library & Museum.
The Museum features a collection of pens used by U.S. Presidents to sign landmark legislation.