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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: 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: Everybody was wonderful

Stars kept rising, pink and gold
Trailing threads of breathless music
barely out of reach
Hand to hand around the n...

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Description: De Pere, Wis.

The sound has never left the harp
The song will never leave the well

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Blue Album displaying several photographs. Includes one of the cabins (exterior view), Miss Rusty (one of the Joy Camps counselor...

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

Historical Object

Wisconsin Thematic Panel 1-6

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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...

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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

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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 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: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying two photographs; there is an empty space where a third photograph was once included. The top photograph shows a...

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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: 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: There used to be a quiet. It wasn't deafness, it was roses

But they don't make it any more
They think it was a toy

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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...

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

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Wisconsin Thematic Panel 19-32

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Description: Unkind to speak of the ancestral vocabulary as dream-talk,
unkind to wake the dreamer

Historical Object

Wisconsin Thematic Panel 91-96

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Description: The visionaries: slightly seeing as many improvements
as there are egos to reckon with

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Joy Camps Lake Katherine Trip

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Blue Album displaying three photographs from the Lake Katherine trip. Includes photographs of campers seated in the back of a tru...

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