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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: The bargain was that the driven wedge
would never be withdrawn

Date:  

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

Historical Object

Wisconsin Thematic Panel 1-6

Date:  date unknown

Description: 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 fir...

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Description: 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
an...

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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Description: Although they remembered everything that could not be tolerated,
their better natures,
surfacing through waves of church-worn care,
prevailed over...

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Description: A man in motion moves upon good reason.

To create disorder
he must stop and settle down.

Historical Object

Wisconsin Thematic Panel 85-90

Date:  

Description: 200 years this tree grew here and so did I
We were raised here and brought up young ones

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Description: It's a day for celebration, just to be so cheering glad and everyone to know

Date:  

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

Date:  

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

Date:  

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

Date:  

Description: The earth is never still, but speaks her lovers
lying twined among the roots of grasses, lying long
stretched out from hill to hill

There wher...

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Description: Native buildings, hardly noticed in the tapestry,
long as a house of indeterminates
full of ladders unexplained

Date:  

Description: The monument is now

The place is ripe for building a roll-call
of seekers out of the earth

For each, his glory is the doing
and his dre...

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Description: A child could count in rounded numbers
the Christmas chance of pudding from the sky

Date:  

Description: Every macho-mind knows exactly what
and where it is — up front, smoking
hot, born to circumstance, savage
watchman of the several thousand Rights

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...

Historical Object

Wisconsin Thematic Panel 12-18

Date:  

Description: 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 ha...

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