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Toy sewing machine

Description: Hand-crank toy sewing machine; all metal, painted black with floral patterned design in gold, red and brown; maker's mark, "Eagle", made in Germany, probably first quarter of 20th century
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Sheep Figurine]

Description: Wood carving of a white and brown sheep with horns collection of 23 figures including: 4 men, 2 dogs, 1 tree, 2 cows, 2 reindeer and 12 sheep; all except 1 have wooden stands or bases; hat brims are cardboard
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Hoop tongs

Description: Hoop tongs used for holding light, thin stock, hoops, or rings.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Child's vest

Description: Plum-colored child's vest decorated with jet beads; lined cotton velvet.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Froe

Description: Iron froe with wooden handle.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Sunflower pattern quilt

Description: Sunflower or Sunburst quilt; mostly cotton with other fibers mixed in; won a $3.00 prize in the State Fair at Dallas in the early 1900s.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Dog Figurine]

Description: Wood carving of a spotted dog half-raised from the ground. It is part of a collection of 23 figures including: 4 men, 2 dogs, 1 tree, 2 cows, 2 reindeer and 12 sheep; all except 1 have wooden stands or bases; hat brims are cardboard
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Letter from Miss LaFontaine]

Description: Handwritten letter from A La Fontaine to Mrs. Paul Dahlgren, asking permission to print Dahlgren's songs in a collection called "Songs of Christmas."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Cow Figurine]

Description: Wood carving of a brown-colored cow which is part of a collection of 23 figures including: 4 men, 2 dogs, 1 tree, 2 cows, 2 reindeer and 12 sheep; all except 1 have wooden stands or bases; hat brims are cardboard.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Tree Figurine]

Description: Wood carving of a tree with several leaves which is part of a collection of 23 figures including: 4 men, 2 dogs, 1 tree, 2 cows, 2 reindeer and 12 sheep; all except 1 have wooden stands or bases; hat brims are cardboard
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Stoneware jug

Description: Bristol-glazed jug with strap handle attached to shoulder.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Spanish real

Description: Real piece Carlos and Johana late series "KAROLVS ET IOHANA RE"; obverse: "HISPANARVM ET INDIARVM"; "PLVS" "4", replica.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Sheep Figurine]

Description: Wood carving of a white sheep which is part of a collection of 23 figures including: 4 men, 2 dogs, 1 tree, 2 cows, 2 reindeer and 12 sheep; all except 1 have wooden stands or bases; hat brims are cardboard
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Drainboard

Description: Primitive hand-made cottage cheese drainboard; carved from a single tree trunk with 4 attached legs; each leg is different, probably representing repairs at different times--including one bolted on with metal; collected near Longpoint, TX
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Snuff box

Description: Oval snuff box with hinged lid and original japanned (varnished) finish.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Platter

Description: Blue shell-edge pearlware platter.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Tongs

Description: Hand-forged v-tongs for holding round or square objects.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Map of John D. Rogers Farm

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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Map
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Sheep Figurine]

Description: Wood carving of a white sheep laying down. It is part of a collection of 23 figures including: 4 men, 2 dogs, 1 tree, 2 cows, 2 reindeer and 12 sheep; all except 1 have wooden stands or bases; hat brims are cardboard
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

"Glimpses of Texas"

Description: Pages 301 and 330 of a book containing traveler's descriptions and illustrations of life, topography, etc. in Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Text
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Cotton display

Description: Display of Allen Farm Acala cotton, 2 sample lengths; black frame, negative background, white ink. The title at the top states, "Allenfarm Acala Cotton. Averages 1 3/16 Inches Staple Length Which Brings a Premium of #15.00 per Bale."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum