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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.

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.

“Cotton Book 1830”

Description: Cotton factors journal; records cotton bale weights before and after drying
Date: 1830

A History of Indianola

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

[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.

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