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 Decade: 1930-1939
 Collection: Star of the Republic Museum Objects
Common Errors in Cotton Production

Common Errors in Cotton Production

Date: January 1932
Creator: Cook, O. F.
Description: Pamphlet published by the U.S.D.A. about problems that cotton-growers may encounter and ways to avoid or fix them. Contents (from page 1): Mistakes that interfere with progress -- Causes of deterioration -- General measures of improvement: - Changing the method of buying cotton - Organizing 1-variety communities -- Some causes of inferior cotton: - Planting poor seed, Planting on price conjectures - Changing the seed - Planting too many varieties - Failure to test varieties - Misleading claims for varieties - Propagating hybrids - Planting unsuitable land - Planting too early - Thinning too early - Spacing too wide - Picking too late - Breeding weevils in the fall - Mixing seed at public gins - Ginning too close - Ginning too wet or too dry.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Some Landmarks of Texas

Some Landmarks of Texas

Date: 1936
Creator: unknown
Description: Historical leaflet issued during Texas Centennial containing information about landmarks in Texas, including the Alamo, the Capitol Building, Washington-on-the-Brazos, San Jacinto Battlefield, Galveston Island, and other sites, mentioned geographically.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Explorers of Texas

Explorers of Texas

Date: 1936
Creator: unknown
Description: Historical leaflet issued during Texas Centennial containing information regarding the first explorers of Texas. Some of the explorers mentioned include Alonzo Alvarez de Pineda, Cabeza de Vaca, Francisco Vazquez de Coronado, Fernando de Soto, and Rene Robert Cavalier, Sieur de La Salle.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Mirabeau B. Lamar: Father of Education

Mirabeau B. Lamar: Father of Education

Date: 1936
Creator: unknown
Description: Historical leaflet issued during Texas Centennial containing biographical information about Mirabeau B. Lamar (president of the Republic of Texas 1838-1841).
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Stephen F. Austin

Stephen F. Austin

Date: 1936
Creator: unknown
Description: Historical leaflet issued during Texas Centennial containing biographical information about Stephen F. Austin, a politician and major figure in the Texas Revolution.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
[Playing Card: Eight of Hearts]

[Playing Card: Eight of Hearts]

Date: 1936
Creator: unknown
Description: Single playing card from a deck of cards commemorating the Texas Centennial. The design on the back is split diagonally with the text "Texas Centennial 1936" in the upper-left, red triangle; the lower-right triangle is a black background containing the Texas state flag and an image of the Alamo at the bottom. This card is an eight of hearts.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
[Playing Card: Ten of Clubs]

[Playing Card: Ten of Clubs]

Date: 1936
Creator: unknown
Description: Single playing card from a deck of cards commemorating the Texas Centennial. The design on the back is split diagonally with the text "Texas Centennial 1936" in the upper-left, red triangle; the lower-right triangle is a black background containing the Texas state flag and an image of the Alamo at the bottom. This card is a ten of clubs.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Indian Tribes In Texas

Indian Tribes In Texas

Date: 1936
Creator: unknown
Description: Historical leaflet issued during Texas Centennial containing information regarding the primary Native American tribes native to Texas and some of the interactions between them and the Texas colonists. The tribes include the Caddo, Apache, Lipan, Comanche, Coahuiltican, Karankawa, Tonkawa, and Cherokee tribes.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
[Playing Card: King of Clubs]

[Playing Card: King of Clubs]

Date: 1936
Creator: unknown
Description: Single playing card from a deck of cards commemorating the Texas Centennial. The design on the back is split diagonally with the text "Texas Centennial 1936" in the upper-left, red triangle; the lower-right triangle is a black background containing the Texas state flag and an image of the Alamo at the bottom. This card is a king of clubs.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Sam Houston: Texas Liberator

Sam Houston: Texas Liberator

Date: 1936
Creator: unknown
Description: Historical leaflet issued during Texas Centennial containing biographical information about Sam Houston, the first president of the Republic of Texas.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
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