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Description: Bring back somehow the big HelloProlong the noisiest dayThe clapping hands are stilled too soonAnd much too far away
Description: Dearest Daughter,The year is flown.We can't compete and we stand alone
Date: date unknown
Description: The style of reachings, temporal or spiritual, for transformation of the earthThe chapel of Rockford Female Seminary, later Rockford College, 1889-...
Description: Everybody who lived should get a gold watchfor enduranceand a chain for hanging
Description: The parson came. He said it well:Enough is all we want, to hold and sleep on,not the sky.A little harvest of the sorrowsbetween the sentenc...
Description: No one will tellNo one would dare to put in printthe Secret Knowledge.That word of mouth is frozen deepand all Report is still
Description: Far outThe last report on peace to reach us herewas neither a promise nor easy Faithbut the hardest of all, the waiting for neveran...
Description: The bargain was that the driven wedgewould never be withdrawn
Date: 1901 ca.
Description: Five photographs are mounted on an album page which is decorated with a painting of a honeysuckle sprig. In the photograph at top left, Frank, age three, S...
Description: Put aside anything so futileAll that fermented timespent and blackened, much obscured,is now restored with cheese and wine
Description: De Pere, Wis.The sound has never left the harpThe song will never leave the well
Date: 1917 before
Description: An album page, decorated with hand-painted sweet pea flowers, includes six mounted photographic prints. Enoch B. Fargo (1821-1892), is at top left, and his...
Description: Patience we learned and requiemto rest the tense who dieFor we forgot the brazen earthin courtship of the sky
Description: Always looking at the vacancy in that great sea of peopleAll there ever was was a greeting cardand that one a mirage
Description: An unhappy majoritysome of whom voted for frivolous reasonsreflected the north/south splitIn their nascent paranoia, they preached their vi...
Description: In the afternoon, nothingOvernight, unseenIn the morning, a wooden horse with strangerssending telegrams for more
Description: When we built our housewe couldn't afford it, but we built everything the bestIt's our fortune, and I am so very thankfulA rockAn ark...
Description: It's a day for celebration, just to be so cheering glad and everyone to know
Description: A working lifetime minted these good coins – every daydevoted to circulating them through the same routine streetswore them thin into retirement
Description: A hand-painted nasturtium bud and leaf decorate an album page with five photographs of the children of Frank and Louise Mears Fargo. At top left, Frank Jr....
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