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Historical Object

Stuart Mears Fargo

Date: 1898-03-08 

Description: An album page featuring five circular portraits of Stuart Fargo. At center is a head and (bare) shoulders portrait of him at age eight months. At the four...

Historical Object

Scene on Thermoplastic Case

Date:  date unknown

Description: Scene on thermoplastic case.

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Description: Interior view of group near the Main Lodge fireplace, with Barbara Ellen Joy seated in a camp chair reading to a group of young campers. Numerous decorativ...

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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

Fargo House

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: An album page decorated with a watercolor painting of blue flowers and green stems featuring four views of the Frank B. Fargo house on Mulberry Street. A c...

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Paul Vanderbilt Pairing 134

Date:  date unknown

Description: We always know what day it is
Because it never fails. Sometime between the awful and the coffee
that stepson drives along the road
and all the dog...

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Description: Sunday was the day when, to a stranger,
almost nothing happened. But to us
it was the best day of all

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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: 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...

Historical Object

135 - Cabin IV at Bedtime

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Description: Large group of campers outside their cabin, dressed in pajamas and bathrobes. Some of them are using dippers with metal pails; on the far left a row of dip...

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Stuart and Dorothy

Date: 1899 

Description: Hand-painted poppies adorn an album page which features a photograph of Stuart, left, and Dorothy Fargo. In the photograph, Stuart is naked and has placed...

Historical Object

Fargo Ancestors

Date: 1917 before

Description: An album page with mounted copies of six photographic portraits of three generations of the Fargo family. They include Robert Fargo (1766(?)-1849), his son...

Historical Object

Fargo Family

Date: 1900-07 

Description: A decorated album page features two photographs of members of the Fargo family posing near the ornate porch of their home. In the photograph on the left, F...

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Description: In the letter was the hope that you were well
For shorter hours
A newer coat
And Grace when there was any Grace to tell

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Description: If we could look forward? If they could have looked forward?
at what kind of life
along what kind of dotted lines?

At the top of the stairs, t...

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

Historical Object

Wisconsin Thematic Panel 85-90

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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: 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: 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...

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Description: His mind wandered without rescue

The man is innocent.

and had to be brought home to the corner
and stapled to the ground

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