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Historical Object

Album Page with Valentine

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: An album page featuring a die cut, chromolithograph Valentine's Day card in the shape of an arrow. The greeting "To My Sweetheart" is printed on the card,...

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Description: Rooms remembered for what they led to
What they shut out and how they silent sang

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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: His mind wandered without rescue

The man is innocent.

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

Historical Object

Stuart Fargo

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Hand-painted iris flowers decorate an album page featuring four photographs of Stuart Fargo. In the top two photographs, Stuart is "nearly 5." At left, he...

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Description: Everybody who lived should get a gold watch
for endurance
and a chain for hanging

Historical Object

Joy Camps Beaver Point Trip

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Blue Album displaying several photographs of a trip to Beaver Point. Includes campers packing a canoe alongside a dock, campers s...

Date: 1899 

Description: A decorated album page featuring a full-length studio portrait of Stuart Fargo, wearing a long gown and sitting on a settee with a bolster pillow at the le...

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Description: For any master line drawn fine enough or spoken well
let us call all professionals to wear the laurel
and deck the Halls of Fame

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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying two photographs and two captions with extensive details of the camp's war efforts. Several campers in each photo...

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

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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: There are Gothic ways the light comes drifting through a forest
clothes fit, things pad themselves
stone rests on stone and legends long persist,
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Historical Object

Album Page with Pussy Willows

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Two photographs featuring Louise Mears (Mrs. Frank B.) Fargo holding her son Stuart are mounted on an album page decorated with hand-painted pussy willow t...

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

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: 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: The style of reachings, temporal or spiritual, for transformation of the earth

The chapel of Rockford Female Seminary, later Rockford College, 1889-...

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

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