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Allenfarm Acala Cotton

Description: This pamphlet describes the qualities of John D. Rogers' "Allenfarm Acala" with photos of the business.
Date: unknown
Creator: Rogers, John D.
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Medicine brochure]

Description: Booklet about Coltsfoote expectorant, "Come from the Fields and the Forests"; $1.00 a bottle, small booklet with 1 staple to hold it together; printed by T.A. Slocum Co.
Date: 1898
Creator: T. A. Slocum Co.
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

“Cotton Book 1830”

Description: Cotton factors journal; records cotton bale weights before and after drying
Date: 1830
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Maverick Ancestors of the Maverick Family of Texas

Description: Short history of Samuel Maverick's ancestors and family; Maverick was a signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence
Date: April 1, 1969
Creator: Maverick, James Slayden
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

A History of Indianola

Description: Brief history of Indianola, beginning with the arrival of La Salle.
Date: unknown
Creator: Seelingson, Lelia
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

San Felipe de Austin: Capital of Austin's Colony

Description: Award-winning essay about the city of San Felipe de Austin giving a brief history starting with the city's founding and background on Stephen Austin's colony.
Date: unknown
Creator: Hoff, Blanche
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Condition of Texas. Message from the President of the United States, Upon the subject of the political, military, and civil condition of Texas.

Description: This booklet includes the text of an address by President Andrew Jackson to Congress regarding the independence of Texas as well as various letters written by Henry M. Morfit who went to Texas in order to report about the conditions to the Secretary of State.
Date: December 22, 1836
Creator: Jackson, Andrew & Morfit, Henry M.
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.
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum