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"Fannin's Fight"

Description: One of 8 maps of battle sites of the Texas Revolution drawn to accompany A.J. Houston's 1938 volume "Texas Independence"; this map shows the Texan infantry, artillery, breastworks, and Mexican dragoons, and artillery
Date: 1938
Item Type: Map
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Commemorative glass

Description: Drinking glass, clear, with blue silk-screened designs; one is horse and rider, other is seal with "Texas Centennial Exposition/1836, 1936/Dallas" (all caps)
Date: 1936~
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Commemorative glass

Description: Drinking glass, clear, with blue silk-screened designs; one is horse and rider, other is seal with "Texas Centennial Exposition/1836, 1936/Dallas" (all caps)
Date: 1936~
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Common Errors in Cotton Production

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.
Date: January 1932
Creator: Cook, O. F.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

The Great Southerner, Volume 15, Number 9, June 1936

Description: Front cover and frontispiece of "The Great Southerner." The cover has a picture of the Memorial Shaft at the San Jacinto Battle Ground
Date: June 1936
Creator: Great Southern Life Insurance Company
Item Type: Text
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

The Texas Centennial: Ruin of "La Reunion,"” Old French Colony

Description: Pamphlet about the Texas Centennial celebrations and information about the state including the Centennial Gateway in Dallas, Texas missions, landmarks in south and west Texas, the Texas mountains, as well as other geographic features and points of interest. This issue includes a photograph of the ruin of "La Reunion," Old French Colony in Dallas, Texas.
Date: 1935
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

The Texas Centennial: Old French Embassy

Description: Pamphlet about the Texas Centennial celebrations and information about the state including the Centennial Gateway in Dallas, Texas missions, landmarks in south and west Texas, the Texas mountains, as well as other geographic features and points of interest. This issue includes a photograph of the Old French Embassy in Austin, Texas.
Date: 1935
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

The Texas Centennial: Old Seward Home

Description: Pamphlet about the Texas Centennial celebrations and information about the state including the Centennial Gateway in Dallas, Texas missions, landmarks in south and west Texas, the Texas mountains, as well as other geographic features and points of interest. This issue includes a photograph of the Old Seward Home in Independence, Texas.
Date: 1935
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

The Texas Centennial: Roy Bean's Place

Description: Pamphlet about the Texas Centennial celebrations and information about the state including the Centennial Gateway in Dallas, Texas missions, landmarks in south and west Texas, the Texas mountains, as well as other geographic features and points of interest. This issue includes a photograph of Roy Bean's Place in Langtry, Texas.
Date: 1935
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

The Texas Centennial: Old Fort Leaton

Description: Pamphlet about the Texas Centennial celebrations and information about the state including the Centennial Gateway in Dallas, Texas missions, landmarks in south and west Texas, the Texas mountains, as well as other geographic features and points of interest. This issue includes a photograph of Old Fort Leaton in Presidio, Texas.
Date: 1935
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

The Texas Centennial: Fort Davis

Description: Pamphlet about the Texas Centennial celebrations and information about the state including the Centennial Gateway in Dallas, Texas missions, landmarks in south and west Texas, the Texas mountains, as well as other geographic features and points of interest. This issue includes a photograph of Fort Davis in Fort Davis, Texas.
Date: 1935
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

The Texas Centennial: Old Stone Fort

Description: Pamphlet about the Texas Centennial celebrations and information about the state including the Centennial Gateway in Dallas, Texas missions, landmarks in south and west Texas, the Texas mountains, as well as other geographic features and points of interest. This issue includes a photograph of the Old Stone Fort in Nacogdoches, Texas.
Date: 1935
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

The Texas Centennial: Mission San Francisco de La'Espada

Description: Pamphlet about the Texas Centennial celebrations and information about the state including the Centennial Gateway in Dallas, Texas missions, landmarks in south and west Texas, the Texas mountains, as well as other geographic features and points of interest. This issue includes a photograph of Mission San Francisco de La'Espada in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: 1935
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

The Texas Centennial: Mission Concepcion, San Antonio

Description: Pamphlet about the Texas Centennial celebrations and information about the state including the Centennial Gateway in Dallas, Texas missions, landmarks in south and west Texas, the Texas mountains, as well as other geographic features and points of interest. This issue includes a photograph of Mission Concepcion in San Antonio, Texas
Date: 1935
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

The Texas Centennial: Mission San Jose

Description: Pamphlet about the Texas Centennial celebrations and information about the state including the Centennial Gateway in Dallas, Texas missions, landmarks in south and west Texas, the Texas mountains, as well as other geographic features and points of interest. This issue includes a photograph of Mission San Jose in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: 1935
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

The Texas Centennial: The Alamo

Description: Pamphlet about the Texas Centennial celebrations and information about the state including the Centennial Gateway in Dallas, Texas missions, landmarks in south and west Texas, the Texas mountains, as well as other geographic features and points of interest. This issue includes a photograph of the Alamo, "Cradle of Texas Liberty," in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: 1935
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Souvenir program

Description: Souvenir program for Texas Independence Day at Washington-on-the-Brazos State Park, March, 1939; 16 pages
Date: March 2, 1939
Item Type: Text
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Playing Card: King of Clubs]

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.
Date: 1936
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Playing Card: King of Clubs]

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.
Date: 1936
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Playing Card: Three of Diamonds]

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 three of diamonds.
Date: 1936
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum