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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

Explorers of Texas

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.
Date: 1936
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Indian Tribes In Texas

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.
Date: 1936
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Mirabeau B. Lamar: Father of Education

Description: Historical leaflet issued during Texas Centennial containing biographical information about Mirabeau B. Lamar (president of the Republic of Texas 1838-1841).
Date: 1936
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

The Missions of Texas

Description: Historical leaflet issued during Texas Centennial containing information about the history of missions in Texas including San Miguel del Socorro, Isleta del Sur, San Francisco de los Tehas, Mission San Jose y San Miguel de Aguayo, San Francisco de la Espada, Mission Nuestra Senora de la Purisima Concepcion de Acuna, San Antonio de Bexar, and others, mentioned geographically.
Date: 1936
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Playing Card: Eight of Hearts]

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.
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: 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: Ten 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 ten 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

Program

Description: Program for Texas Centennial Central Exposition, Nov. 14, 1936; Schedule of events that were held in Dallas
Date: 1936
Item Type: Text
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Sam Houston: Texas Liberator

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

Some Landmarks of Texas

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.
Date: 1936
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Stephen F. Austin

Description: Historical leaflet issued during Texas Centennial containing biographical information about Stephen F. Austin, a politician and major figure in the Texas Revolution.
Date: 1936
Item Type: Pamphlet
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