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Description: The fife and drum are not so innocent
the vulture's eye is on the dance

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Description: First-rate minds to write books, guide the young and lead the nation
but the target runs close to the ground

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Description: Even the slow, dry, hungry engines,
digging
what would be the best of times,
cannot help but leave behind them
a restlessness unchanging as bef...

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Description: 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 e...

Historical Object

Album Page with Violets

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: An album page decorated with hand-painted yellow violets features interior and exterior photographic views of the Frank B. Fargo house. At top left, a phot...

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Description: Each little world has its private Atlas
working his ethic in longhand
toward the stage set for the point of No Return

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Description: Height is might

The expansionists and the young
want up the elevation

An overview high, and especially away

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Description: As a sporting proposition of gaiety infused with taxes
no modern culture could survive
without a touch of France

Historical Object

Beautiful Orient

Date: 1901 

Description: Souvenir playing card out of a full deck from the Pan-American Exposition. The Three of Hearts displays a drawing of the "Beautiful Orient." Two obelisks f...

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Description: The disconnection sways,
rings out the moving targets racing with the mind in mathematic sound
that vanish in the distance and then appear again
a...

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Description: No one will tell

No one would dare to put in print
the Secret Knowledge.

That word of mouth is frozen deep
and all Report is still

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Mosaic in the central lobby floor of the Wisconsin Historical Society, near the statue "Forward." This is the printer's mark of the Riverside Press. It was...

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Description: A man in motion moves upon good reason.

To create disorder
he must stop and settle down.

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Description: New land cut out by real imaginary lines
based in older spirit courses
lay and bedrock, flight of birds and pointed feet

Historical Object

Paul Vanderbilt Pairing 102

Date:  date unknown

Description: He was taught restraint and patriotic fiction,
letting automation by
to wipe the chimneys clean of issues
and make horizons in the sky

Historical Object

The Johnstown Flood

Date: 1901 

Description: Souvenir playing card out of a full deck from the Pan-American Exposition. The Two of Clubs displays a drawing of "The Johnstown Flood", a castle like buil...

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Description: Exercise the body to work off the weight of mind,
of pushing uphill
a month-long night of doom.

A better foot is leavened
from the bottom o...

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Description: As though the tree inclined lacked discipline, pruned of its working part

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Description: Star of our Jesus, so extra bright
Make me a country child just for tonight

Bur Grinnerung an die
Jubiläumsfeier der Freien Gemeinde von Sauf...

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Blue Album displaying several scenes from a canoe trip on the Lower Kaubashine Creek. Includes photographs of Joy Camps canoes on...

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