Cotton display

Cotton display

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Display of Allen Farm Acala cotton, 2 sample lengths; black frame, negative background, white ink. The title at the top states, "Allenfarm Acala Cotton. Averages 1 3/16 Inches Staple Length Which Brings a Premium of #15.00 per Bale."
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Acala cotton seed poster

Acala cotton seed poster

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Advertisement for No. 111 strain Acala cotton seed developed by John D. Rogers of Navasota, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Handy Hints

Handy Hints

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Front and back covers of a booklet containing advertisements and recipes as well as two pages of text that include an advertisement for Nestle's and a recipe for bread.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Cotton display

Cotton display

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Display board of Texas Pedigree Cotton; nine staples grown by "J.H.M." near Navasota, TX. A label at the top of the display says, "Staple of Texas Pedigreed Cottons."
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
What You Should Know About Raising Cotton: Facts of Interest and Value to Texas Cotton Planters

What You Should Know About Raising Cotton: Facts of Interest and Value to Texas Cotton Planters

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Pamphlet with photos proclaiming qualities of cotton bred by John D. Rogers-Allen Farm Acala; it also includes various testimonials from farmers who use the seed. There are handwritten notes throughout, including several places where "Allen Farm" has been crossed out and corrected.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Cotton display

Cotton display

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Display of Allen Farm Acala cotton, 10 sample lengths; grown near Navasota, TX. A note on the display says, "Allenfarm Acala Cotton. Note Uniformity And Length of the Staple."
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Allenfarm Acala Cotton

Allenfarm Acala Cotton

Date: unknown
Creator: Rogers, John D.
Description: This pamphlet describes the qualities of John D. Rogers' "Allenfarm Acala" with photos of the business.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Trade sign

Trade sign

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Sign from "Jno. D. Rogers Seed Co. Office" at 114 10th Street, Navasota, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Libby Prison During the War.

Libby Prison During the War.

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Poster depicting a large, red-brick building and ranks of soldiers in the background and white tents in the foreground. Text under the image reads, "Compliments of J. Thompson Brown & Co., Real Estate Agents and Auctioneers, 113 Main St., Richmond, Va."
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
[C. F. Hellmuth Merchandise Token]

[C. F. Hellmuth Merchandise Token]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin is silver-colored and says, "Good for 10 in Merchandise" on one side; on the other it has the text: "C. F. Hellmuth, Gen. Mdse., Nelsonville, Texas."
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
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