1 2 3 4 5
.

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 world is flat; we get around
this stretched credulity
by going straight as an arrow
and meeting ourselves in a space of time

Date:  

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

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

Paul Vanderbilt Pairing 63

Date:  date unknown

Description: You came to know that book by its covered distance,
well remembered by the measure
of the trudging barefoot mile

Historical Object

Wisconsin Thematic Panel 33-46

Date:  

Description: The Little Bluebirds — has anyone expressed it better
than Judy Garland singing
. . . why, oh why, can't I

Date:  

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

Date:  

Description: If you will tell me, then, the things that you have read
I shall not have heard of them
but I will read them for your sake

There is a meeting...

Historical Object

The Fargo Children at Play

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: Five photographs mounted on an album page showing the Fargo children at play. At top left, in a posed studio portrait, Dorothy Fargo, sitting at left, "tea...

Date:  

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...

Date:  

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

Date:  

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

Album Page

Date: 1917 before

Description: An album page, decorated with hand-painted sweet pea flowers, includes six mounted photographic prints. Enoch B. Fargo (1821-1892), is at top left, and his...

Date:  

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

Date:  

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

Date:  

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...

Date:  

Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Blue Album displaying several scenes from canoe trip. Includes photographs of campers at a campfire with a tent in the background...

Date:  

Description: Put aside anything so futile

All that fermented time
spent and blackened, much obscured,
is now restored with cheese and wine

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...

Date:  

Description: Against the prescience of disaster is the safety of even numbers

1 2 3 4 5

Have Questions?

If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.

Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:

.
.