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[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

[Sheep Figurine]

Description: Wood carving of a white sheep, 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

Slate pencils and holder

Description: Slate pencils (b & c) in wooden holder (a); one pencil is broken; they have gold paper over the top portion; the container of turned wood with grooves, has a slip on lid.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Dinner plate

Description: Blue shell-edged pearlware dinner plate, no maker's mark.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Sheep Figurine]

Description: Wood carving of a brown and 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

Guide marker for planting

Description: Chain guide marker for planting cotton seed; has 33 small marking weights; every 24" is a weight to mark planting spot; iron anchor at end of chain and small oval shape on other end; first used in the 1850s
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Acala cotton seed poster

Description: Advertisement for No. 111 strain Acala cotton seed developed by John D. Rogers of Navasota, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Poster
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Sandshaker

Description: Hand blown sandshaker with pontil mark on base; silver- plated copper top with cork stopper; silver-plated insert to shake sand.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum