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Description: If we could look forward? If they could have looked forward?
at what kind of life
along what kind of dotted lines?

At the top of the stairs, t...

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Description: The bargain was that the driven wedge
would never be withdrawn

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Description: Put aside anything so futile

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

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Description: Our side of the fence is all dovetail — where they
winked and upset the story-book, that's
over on your side

Huge log attracts a loyal fan clu...

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

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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

Date: 1946-02-12 

Description: Identification papers of Hans E. Skott, an officer with the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration. His title was "Registered Agricultural...

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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

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

Historical Object

Paris Exposition Fan

Date: 1878 

Description: A handheld fan made of wood and cloth. This fan depicts the event it was made to commemorate — the 1878 Exposition Universelle held in Paris, France. The f...

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Description: Although they remembered everything that could not be tolerated,
their better natures,
surfacing through waves of church-worn care,
prevailed over...

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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying three photographs. In one photograph Barbara Ellen Joy, camp owner and co-director, cooks over a large grill are...

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Scrapbook displaying two photographs. One shows Sue Ann and two cabin mates, along with counselor Miss Rusty, in sleeping bags in...

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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...

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Description: To some who want to leave
it would be dull
But to us who want to stay
the moment is surprising:
never lax
only turning out of nowhere lastin...

Historical Object

White Women's Shoes

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...

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Description: The buildup of Answers took many years

On Saturday the band was stilled
and Monday morning they tore it down
leaving front and back of another...

Historical Object

Beaver Top Hat Edge

Date:  date unknown

Description: The frayed edge of a top hat made from beaver felt, worn by Green Bay resident Morgan L. Martin.

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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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