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Description: We were promised, we were toldthat candy came in stripes and boxesBut some was stacked,like lost rewards, the chocolate-coated paradoxes
Description: Something less than the half of everythingis the better, the partner, the woman waitingWhat counselor, over his shoulder, can count the ways
Description: Bring back somehow the big HelloProlong the noisiest dayThe clapping hands are stilled too soonAnd much too far away
Date: 1811 ca.
Description: A pair of off-white, kid leather women's shoes with shirred ribbon decoration on the top. They were most likely worn by Sylvia (Putnam) Hamilton (donor Gra...
Description: The bargain was that the driven wedgewould never be withdrawn
Description: A word without momentum that settled on a note of calmcaught windand spun its venom into froth, to coola Sunday afternoon in June
Description: If we could look forward? If they could have looked forward?at what kind of lifealong what kind of dotted lines?At the top of the stairs, t...
Date: 1901 ca.
Description: Five photographs are mounted on an album page which is decorated with a painting of a honeysuckle sprig. In the photograph at top left, Frank, age three, S...
Date: date unknown
Description: A scabbard and officer's militia sword that once belonged to Major John Rountree (a founder of Platteville) during the Black Hawk War in the summer of 1832...
Description: Please listen to the great owlPlease listen to the educationPlease learn how to save hard thingsfor the easy way
Description: "I am the man with measuring pole on my shoulder. At the age of 21 years I was sawing log in the woods. Since then I have seen the old time way go and the...
Description: Face up to the oncoming interest duewhen it's blushing right there as a shadowand the fact is a whistle away
Description: Against the prescience of disaster is the safety of even numbers
Description: A bird-shaped object made of copper.
Description: If everything stopped dead watches, tickers, hands on every island something new would bloomand another age begin
Description: For any master line drawn fine enough or spoken welllet us call all professionals to wear the laureland deck the Halls of Fame
Description: You don't have to pay if you can prove that the fun you had was clean
Description: All about, wherever a thought stirred,are the memorabilia of its traces.As it is spoken, so is it written;as it is crucified, so is it grav...
Description: As a sporting proposition of gaiety infused with taxesno modern culture could survivewithout a touch of France
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: Joy Camps logo patch.
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