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Map of J. D. Rogers Farm

Description: Hand-drawn map of the Rogers farm along the Brazos River in Grimes County; formerly Allen Farm; currently (2006) owned by the Moore Brothers. Scale 1:4,800
Date: unknown
Item Type: Map
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

["Boneheads" Working in the Community]

Description: Photograph of an explorer scout troop, known as the "Bonehead Boys", putting up signs in an open field. The men and boys are standing around a newly put up sign labeled "Childress & Baylor Lakes".
Date: 1958
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

[A. L. Mills with Buffaloes in Childress Fair Park 1960's]

Description: Photograph of a man, A. L. Mills, looking at a mother buffalo and her calf through a wire fence. The man is wearing a coat and has his hands in his pockets. Both the buffaloes and the man are faced towards each other. There are leafless tress in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

Manchaca

Description: Woman w/celery plant in situ
Date: February 3, 1953
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Office shots/exec.

Description: Exterior of Western Hatcheries
Date: October 16, 1951
Creator: Douglass, neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Manchaca

Description: Woman with celery(?) plant
Date: February 3, 1953
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Manchaca

Description: Woman with calf
Date: February 3, 1953
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Irving Near Dallas

Description: Advertisement from the Irving Board of Trade, enticing farmers to move to Irving, Texas.
Date: c. 1908
Creator: Irving Board of Trade
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Irving Archives

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

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

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

Cotton display

Description: Display board of Texas Pedigree Cotton; nine staples grown by "J.H.M." near Navasota, TX. A label at the top of the display says, "Staple of Texas Pedigreed Cottons."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Manchaca

Description: Sun bonneted woman w/celery plant
Date: February 3, 1953
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Farmers with sheep

Description: Three men, one woman, one child with sheep, cows
Date: March 8, 1951
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Virginia Tucker Schulze with Friends, 1910

Description: Three women on horseback. Virginia Tucker Schulze with friends at a ranch in Pyote, Texas. Back of photo reads: “First ride to Brown tank, Madeline, Henrietta and Virginia.” Virginia Schulze was married to C. P. Schulze, Sr. The Schulze family owned Irving Lumber Company from the town's inception in 1903 until the 1980s.
Date: 1908 - 1910
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Irving Archives

One Wrong Cut

Description: This report relates an anecdote about Edward "Speck" Bogel, the son of a rancher in Marfa, Texas.
Date: December 1976
Creator: Polson, Rink
Item Type: Text
Partner: Marfa Public Library