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Description: As a sporting proposition of gaiety infused with taxes
no modern culture could survive
without a touch of France

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Description: New land cut out by real imaginary lines
based in older spirit courses
lay and bedrock, flight of birds and pointed feet

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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

Historical Object

McCormick Woodcut

Date:  date unknown

Description: Original woodcut created for the letterpress print of McCormick's Harvester and Self Binder. It has three sections and is connected using wood splines. An...

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Description: Two presidential political campaign bumper stickers for Jimmy Carter and Admiral Elmo Zumwalt, as well as a postcard with a portrait of Jimmy Carter sittin...

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Description: Native buildings, hardly noticed in the tapestry,
long as a house of indeterminates
full of ladders unexplained

Historical Object

McCormick Electrotype

Date:  date unknown

Description: Electrotype created for the letterpress print of McCormick's Harvester and Self Binder. A woodcut was created first, the electrotype next, then the letterp...

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Description: Two presidential political campaign buttons for Jimmy Carter. The button on top has a green circular border around a black and white portrait of Jimmy Cart...

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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

Bandolier Bag

Date: 2016 

Description: A beaded dance bag, which was once presented to General J.C. Starkweather by a Menominee Indian.

Historical Object

50 Years — Green Bay Packers

Date: 1971 

Description: Pin celebrating 50 years of Green Bay Packers football. There is a picture of a Packer helmet on the pin.

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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying two photographs. In one, two young campers wearing swimming caps, bathing suits, and towels stand in a grassy ar...

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Description: One bumper sticker with a blue and red background and white text which reads: "Women for Nixon."

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Description: An assortment of seven presidential political campaign buttons, and one sticker, for Gerald Ford and Bob Dole. One of the buttons is blue with white text a...

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

Historical Object

Burt's Solar Compass

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Description: A brass solar compass, invented by William Austin Burt and built by William J. Young. It was used to survey lands in Wisconsin and surrounding areas during...

Date: 1901-11-14 ca.

Description: Certificate appointing Y.W. Webb to Aide-de-Camp of the Grand Army of the Republic on November 14, 1901.

Date: 1819 date unknown

Description: A commemorative handkerchief created by a wood engraving on white cotton fabric. The scene is the Manchester Reform Meeting, in England. A crowd of demonst...

Date: 1965 

Description: Cover of a booklet of fun and games for Lyndon B. Johnson, by Jack Hanrahan and Phil Hahn, and subtitled "How to Cope with that Vague, Uneasy Feeling that...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Waukesha Lithia Spring Company Trade Card. Inside of the card has a description of the spring and the health benefits of drinking spring water.

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