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Beaver Top Hat

Date:  date unknown

Description: Overhead view of a top hat made from beaver felt, worn by Green Bay resident Morgan L. Martin.

Historical Object

Wisconsin Thematic Panel 62-69

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Description: The arrangements

Somebody takes care of it:
planning the details, announcements,
transportation,
setting the tone,
fitting all the likel...

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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying four photographs of campers fishing. Upper left photograph is an elevated view of several campers in a boat fish...

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

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Beaver Top Hat Edge

Date:  date unknown

Description: The frayed edge of a top hat made from beaver felt, worn by Green Bay resident Morgan L. Martin.

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Worth Gown

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Description: Gown made by Charles Frederick Worth of Paris for Frances Fairchild of Madison, Wisconsin, 1880.

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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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Girl's Homespun Cotton Dress

Date: 1862 

Description: View of a long-sleeve, brown and white checked dress worn by Cora Cundiff.

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FDR Campaign Banner

Date: 1932 

Description: Campaign banner in support of Franklin Delano Roosevelt for President. The banner bears Roosevelt's image and the phrases "God Bless America" and "our next...

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Description: We tend to forget that at the time of the destruction of the forests, an emergency situation existed. The need for lumber for the building up of the...

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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...

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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

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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Sue Ann Hackett with Friends

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Blue Album displaying several photographs. Includes dock on lake, with distant shoreline, Sue Ann with a friend and her mother, o...

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Wisconsin Thematic Panel 70-78

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Description: If everything stopped dead — watches, tickers, hands — on every island something new would bloom
and another age begin

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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying two photographs. The left one is a view over water towards two young campers fishing in a rowboat. The right one...

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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: To some who want to leave
it would be dull
But to us who want to stay
the moment is surprising:
never lax
only turning out of nowhere lastin...

Historical Object

Joy Camps Beaver Point Trip

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Scrapbook displaying several camp photographs. Includes the "Riding Committee meeting" (including the Dalmatian "Lindy"), campers...

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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying four photographs. At the top left is a birch bark canoe on a covered stand with paddles on racks. At upper right...

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