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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 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: 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 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 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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

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