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Description: Bring back somehow the big Hello
Prolong the noisiest day
The clapping hands are stilled too soon
And much too far away

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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

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Description: All about, wherever a thought stirred,
are the memorabilia of its traces.

As it is spoken, so is it written;
as it is crucified, so is it grav...

Date: 1968 

Description: Framed assortment of political campaign buttons for Richard Nixon and running mate Spiro Agnew, and Hubert Humphrey and running mate Edmund Muskie. Several...

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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: Front cover and first page of cocktail menu from the Indian Room, Hotel Monona. The cover features a profile illustration of the head of an American Indian...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two political campaign door flyers for John Kerry and running mate John Edwards. The one on the left includes a portrait of John Kerry standing behind a po...

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Description: Two presidential political campaign buttons for George McGovern and Thomas Eagleton. The lower left button is blue and white and reads: "McGovern / Eagleto...

Date: 1972 

Description: Framed assortment of political campaign buttons for Richard Nixon and running mate Spiro Agnew, and George McGovern and running mate Sargent Shriver. The c...

Historical Object

Jim Taylor Bottle Cap

Date: 1964 

Description: Inside of Coke bottle cap with a head shot of Packers full back, #37 Jim Taylor.

Historical Object

Unidentified Man

Date: 1837 before

Description: Aperture-type silhouette cut from ivory colored paper on black ground of unidentified man. Subject faces right (proper left) wearing a tie and ruffled shir...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two buttons. The one on the left has a head and shoulders portrait of Dwight D. Eisenhower on a red, white and blue shield on a white background. The text...

Historical Object

"The Great Society" Comic Book

Date: 1966 

Description: Cover of a comic book about Lyndon B. Johnson as a superhero named "Super LBJ." The cover features a full-color illustration of a man wearing a red and whi...

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Description: Framed assortment of buttons, pins, and other political ephemera of the presidential elections between Herbert Hoover and Al Smith (1928), and Franklin D....

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

In their nascent paranoia, they preached their vi...

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Description: One membership pin and card for the McGovern Million-Member Club.

Date: 1984 

Description: Framed assortment of political buttons for Ronald Reagan and running mate George H.W. Bush, and Walter Mondale and running mate Geraldine Ferraro (the firs...

Historical Object

Willie Davis Bottle Cap

Date: 1964 

Description: Inside of Coke bottle cap with a head shot of NFL All Star defensive end, #87, Willie Davis.

Historical Object

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: Hang hope still higher, let it ring
Spend every care this day

for hope itself must decorate the dream

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