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
"Grimes County, Texas"

"Grimes County, Texas"

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Large blue-line map of Grimes County abstracts printed on light-weight cotton
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Improvement in Speed-Measures.

Improvement in Speed-Measures.

Date: June 22, 1875
Creator: Minton, Stephen F.
Description: Patent for a "means for indicating the degree of speed with which an engine or train of cars is passing over a rail-road, and for enabling an engineer to regulate the speed of his engine to conform to the 'time' enjoined by his table, so that he will run at an even degree of speed, and be required neither to 'slow down' to save his schedule nor quicken the pace of his engine to make up lost time." (Lines 15-23) Includes instructions and illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Grimes County

Grimes County

Date: 1922
Creator: Matzow, Fr.
Description: Blue line print of survey map of Grimes County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, blocks of land, cities, towns, and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:266,666] (2000 varas to 1/4 of an inch).
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
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
[Deed of slave Lucy to Emily Grimes]

[Deed of slave Lucy to Emily Grimes]

Date: September 21, 1852
Creator: unknown
Description: Papers of Jesse Grimes. "To Emily Grimes Deed of Gift for Negro Girl Lucy."
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Dough bowl used by Eugenia Wallace Cooper

Dough bowl used by Eugenia Wallace Cooper

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Dough bowl used by Eugenia Wallace Cooper (Lois Cooper Mayer's mother). Lois Jean Cooper Mayer Collection, Supplement 2.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
Texas Teacher's Daily Register for Public Schools

Texas Teacher's Daily Register for Public Schools

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Front and back covers of a Texas Teacher's Register from Bedias High School.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
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