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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying six photographs. The one on the upper left shows three campers sitting in a rowboat along the shoreline sketchin...

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Description: A word without momentum that settled on a note of calm

caught wind

and spun its venom into froth, to cool
a Sunday afternoon in June

Historical Object

105 - Camping Trip Scenes

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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying four photographs of campers participating in outdoor camping. Left photograph shows campers cooking over a campf...

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Description: You don't have to pay if you can prove that the fun you had was clean

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Description: When we built our house
we couldn't afford it, but we built everything the best
It's our fortune, and I am so very thankful

A rock
An ark...

Historical Object

107 - Outdoor Cooking Methods

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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying four photographs. Each photograph depicts cooking at a campfire, with meat cooking on wood spits, atop a metal s...

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Description: All the tribal affidavits came finger-lickin'
to pray against the rain
to tolerate a cast of wills and listen to the stories
from the Book of Comm...

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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying two photographs; there is an empty space where a third photograph was once included. The top photograph shows a...

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Blue Album displaying several scenes from canoe trip. Includes photographs of campers at a campfire with a tent in the background...

Historical Object

Paul Vanderbilt Pairing 67

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Description: On the map it shows the turkey buzzards circling overhead
to tell us who we are and what the odds.
Don't count;
a promise is no more than just a s...

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Description: Rooms remembered for what they led to
What they shut out and how they silent sang

Historical Object

Wisconsin Thematic Panel 19-32

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Description: Unkind to speak of the ancestral vocabulary as dream-talk,
unkind to wake the dreamer

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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying two photographs. In one, two young campers wearing swimming caps, bathing suits, and towels stand in a grassy ar...

Historical Object

109 - Various Scenes Joy Camps

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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying seven photographs. Scenes depicted: canoes and campers on a lake; campers on a wooden footbridge; campers cookin...

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Joy Camps Scenes

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Blue Album displaying several scenes. Includes photographs of a girl near a bridge with rapids, campers canoeing, a lineup of som...

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Description: "I am the man with measuring pole on my shoulder. At the age of 21 years I was sawing log in the woods. Since then I have seen the old time way go and the...

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Description: The earth is never still, but speaks her lovers
lying twined among the roots of grasses, lying long
stretched out from hill to hill

There wher...

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Paul Vanderbilt Pairing 72

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Description: Old skin is yet alive to whispered lashings,
the quick-step dried and gone to the bone.
Embrace the wall and face away from trouble
in the winter...

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Description: You who were spared I talked with night but last
about the velvet years
I remember from the window
The one that is blown is the one gone wild

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Scrapbook displaying several photographs of Joy Camps counselor "Miss Rusty." Includes Miss Rusty handling the net on a tennis co...

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