Map of J. D. Rogers Farm

Map of J. D. Rogers Farm

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Hand-drawn map of the Rogers farm along the Brazos River in Grimes County; formerly Allen Farm; currently (2006) owned by the Moore Brothers. Scale 1:4,800
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Map of John D. Rogers Farm

Map of John D. Rogers Farm

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Hand-drawn map of Rogers farm along the Brazos River in Grimes County; formerly called Allen Farm; currently owned by the Moore Brothers. The plat shows the property with notations to show subdivisions and dimensions.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
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
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
[Will Crubaugh in cotton field on his farm in Denton, Texas. ]

[Will Crubaugh in cotton field on his farm in Denton, Texas. ]

Date: c. 1920
Creator: Browder, H. F.
Description: Black and white (faded) of Will Crubaugh wearing overalls and standing in cotton field on his farm in Denton, Texas. Carruth Studio, Denton. Similar to 1991.0041.0068. Taken and collected by H.F.Browder, former County Agent, Denton County.
Contributing Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum
Man Picking Cotton

Man Picking Cotton

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a cotton field. On the right side of the frame is a man in a hat with a large bag picking the cotton. In the background are trees.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House 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
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
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