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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: Face up to the oncoming interest due
when it's blushing right there as a shadow
and the fact is a whistle away

Historical Object

105 - Camping Trip Scenes

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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying four photographs of campers participating in outdoor camping. Left photograph shows campers cooking over a campf...

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Description: The Winter was a legacy of crusted weights
now melted with the Passing of the Snow
so closed and callous differences can soften
to the hope for co...

Historical Object

Paul Vanderbilt Pairing 132

Date:  date unknown

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 sorrows
between the sentenc...

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Blue Album displaying several scenes from the interior of Cabin I. Includes photographs of girls on bunk beds, storage areas 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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Description: A fire is not a place, but a containment
to keep burning.

A reassembly of inner flames around the patriarch,
A school and script for golden we...

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: The buildup of Answers took many years

On Saturday the band was stilled
and Monday morning they tore it down
leaving front and back of another...

Historical Object

Album Page with Violets

Date: 1901 ca.

Description: An album page decorated with hand-painted yellow violets features interior and exterior photographic views of the Frank B. Fargo house. At top left, a phot...

Historical Object

Paul Vanderbilt Pairing 72

Date:  date unknown

Description: Old skin is yet alive to whispered lashings,
the quick-step dried and gone to the bone.
Embrace the wall and face away from trouble
in the winter...

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Description: First one light is the truth and then another
but always it is shining on some counterpart

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

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Blue Album displaying several photographs and name tags for clothing. Includes one of the cabins (exterior view), and some of Sue...

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...

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

Historical Object

Joy Camps Postcards

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Blue Album displaying four Joy Camps postcards of different colors with different scenes depicted on each. Each postcard reads, "...

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Description: That instinct path to the waiting door
is a mile of running
beyond the last ounce of bursting heart

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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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