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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

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

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

[Will Crubaugh in cotton field on his farm in Denton, Texas. ]

Description: Black and white (faded) of Will Crubaugh wearing overalls and standing in cotton field on his farm in Denton, Texas. Carruth Studio, Denton. Similar to 1991.0041.0068. Taken and collected by H.F.Browder, former County Agent, Denton County.
Date: c. 1920
Creator: Browder, H. F.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

Man Picking Cotton

Description: Photograph of a cotton field. On the right side of the frame is a man in a hat with a large bag picking the cotton. In the background are trees.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Cotton display

Description: Display of Allen Farm Acala cotton, 10 sample lengths; grown near Navasota, TX. A note on the display says, "Allenfarm Acala Cotton. Note Uniformity And Length of the Staple."
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

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.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Cotton field, three miles from house in Houston County]

Description: Black and white (faded) of cotton field, three miles from house in Houston County, TX-Schlueter\'s Studio, Nacogdoches. Taken and collected by H.F.Browder, former county agent, Denton County.
Date: c. 1920
Creator: Browder, H. F.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

[Street Scene in Memphis]

Description: Photograph of a street scene in Memphis, Texas. Horse-drawn wagons loaded with cotton bales populate the street. Named businesses in the background include the Memphis Supply Company, the Memphis Democrat, the Hoghland and Mercantile Company, and the Panhandle Jewelry Store.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Cotton basket

Description: Wire basket used to carry cotton from the field to be weighed; found on Hazy Hills Ranch in the Franklin-Greenwood league north of Plantersville, TX
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Danevang People Hauling Cotton Seed to El Campo

Description: Photograph of a group of men on top of a mule-drawn, wooden wagon. Accompanying information indicates they are from Danevang, Texas, and are hauling cotton to El Campo, Texas, also in Wharton County. Second from right is P. J. Agerskov Petersen. Second from left is Marius Christensen, followed by Jens Berndt. The wagon and mules belong to Chris Petersen, who may or may not be in the picture. Behind them, there is a train with the Southern Pacific logo and insignia on various parts of its metal frame. Near the back wheel of the wagon is a tightly-packed sack; presumably, one of the cotton bales. A second mule-drawn wagon can be seen behind them on the far right.
Date: 1914~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Lummus Cotton Mill]

Description: Black and white negative of a building known as the Lummus Cotton Mill. On the right is a shed-like structure that is on stilts and is set apart from the main building; a small oval sign that reads, "Lummus" is visible on one of the structure's sides. A few cars are parked beside the building. A telephone pole and its connecting wires are visible on the left, with the wires running toward the foreground. Behind the telephone pole, a group of grain elevators are discernible.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Front View of Lummus Cotton Mill]

Description: Black and white negative of the Lummus Cotton Mill, as viewed from its front side where its small oval sign printed with the company name is visible. A shed-like structure that is elevated on stilts is set apart from the main building which sits behind it. Below the elevated structure, a dump truck is parked. The two-story main building has several windows that are arranged in a horizontal row on each floor. A couple of cars are parked outside the building.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Cotton Gin

Description: Copy print postcard of a cotton processing plant in Danevang, Texas. The property has a broad expanse of territory. The main buildings seem to be concentrated on the right, and additional farming equipment and tools are to the left, which also include carriages and cotton bales. Hand-written text on the back of the postcard was photocopied. Most of the text cannot be read with certainty.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Ted Jensen Ready for School

Description: Copy negative of young Theodore Jensen standing by his bicycle in front of cotton bales at H.P Jensen's farm. Theodore is wearing a pin-striped buttoned jacket, short trousers, hat, and a cross-body bag. He is carrying a tin lunch pail in his hand. A hand-written note reads "Ted Jensen Ready for School."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Old Danevang Farmers Coop Picture

Description: Photograph a cotton gin next to the Danevang Farmers Cooperative building in Danevang, Texas. Accompanying information states this was the first cotton gin built on the property. A cluster of buildings in the center is surrounded by different types of agricultural implements and machines. Behind the main Cooperative building on the right, a water tower is visible. The photograph was taken from a distance, capturing rows of cotton crops running diagonally to the main buildings.
Date: 1927
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Hauling Cotton to Market

Description: Copy negative of Hans Andersen hauling cotton to market in a horse-drawn wagon. Hans is sitting atop several hay bales and guiding the horses down a dirt road.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Wagons Hauling Cotton

Description: Copy negative of men hauling cotton on wagons pulled by horses at Mads Andersen's farm in Wharton County, Texas. The five wagons are lined up single file on a road.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Mads Andersen Cotton Bales

Description: Copy negative of one hundred and one cotton bales from one-hundred acres of Mads Andersen's farm. The hay bales are grouped together in a wired-fence enclosing, which is surrounded by trees. A house and a vehicle is faintly visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society