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Description: The river told them how to make the map
and
Legends later flocked the shore

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Description: The log who was made King of Logs is here entombed
eight round, ten long

For his design, the strengthened forest
capriciously outgrew them all,...

Historical Object

McCormick Woodcut

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Description: Original woodcut created for the letterpress print of McCormick's Harvester and Self Binder. It has three sections and is connected using wood splines. An...

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Let us be wrong in all our judgments

At that fine point We cannot quite believe
the steps between the superstitions
The feathers, the little...

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An unhappy majority
some of whom voted for frivolous reasons
reflected the north/south split

In their nascent paranoia, they preached their...

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Far out

The last report on peace to reach us here
was neither a promise nor easy Faith

but the hardest of all, the waiting for never
a...

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Description: Lightning cleared the air, that we could see
just how deep the rootland lay
Far below the wished for, but not beyond the Will

Historical Object

Wisconsin Thematic Panel 33-46

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The Little Bluebirds — has anyone expressed it better
than Judy Garland singing
. . . why, oh why, can't I

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Description: The measure of solitude fades in the ripples
and there are more prizes than there are fish

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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying three photographs. Two of the photographs show campers and counselors working in resuscitation classes along the...

Historical Object

McCormick Electrotype

Date:  date unknown

Description: Electrotype created for the letterpress print of McCormick's Harvester and Self Binder. A woodcut was created first, the electrotype next, then the letterp...

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The first time out of doors in shirtsleeves is a moment of kindlier feeling,
of stern and lonely reservations gladly set aside.

With the passin...

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Height is might

The expansionists and the young
want up the elevation

An overview high, and especially away

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Description: I'll show you all the imported graces
and you shall see New Fontainebleau

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Description: The world is flat; we get around
this stretched credulity
by going straight as an arrow
and meeting ourselves in a space of time

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In God we Trust assorted needs

The complex amplitudes and waste
are never balanced, only tasted

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That time of year.

Let's go watch the big wheels

The Saint, the King of Breakup with his Fool, parade the tarot Jack of Dice,
their drumm...

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Description: Some towering hand-made genius had fighting words to sell

Historical Object

Wisconsin Thematic Panel 12-18

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She didn't quite make clear what we were going to find when we got here
on the outer edge of worry
It wasn't Chinamen and it wasn't wild rice
A...

Historical Object

Wisconsin Thematic Panel 1-6

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We've at least been able to conserve something if it's only the idea of conserving for conservation's sake
But the community interests ought to come...

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