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Date: 1881 ca.
Description: Colorful patterned wool fabric in an Appleton Woolen Mills sample book.
Description: View of a long-sleeve, brown and white checked dress worn by Cora Cundiff.
Description: Case (opened to show front and back) for daguerreotype made to resemble a bound book. Mother-of-pearl decoration on front in the form of flowers, stems and...
Date: 1950 ca.
Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Blue Album, displaying chevrons earned at camp, and the Joy Camps logo. Three different chevrons are included, a single, a double...
Date: date unknown
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...
Description: An unhappy majoritysome of whom voted for frivolous reasonsreflected the north/south splitIn their nascent paranoia, they preached their vi...
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: We were promised, we were toldthat candy came in stripes and boxesBut some was stacked,like lost rewards, the chocolate-coated paradoxes
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...
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: This is a red United States (U.S.) militia cavalry uniform coat. It is mounted on a mannequin form.
Date: 1901 ca.
Description: An album page decorated with hand-painted yellow violets features interior and exterior photographic views of the Frank B. Fargo house. At top left, a phot...
Description: In God we Trust assorted needsThe complex amplitudes and wasteare never balanced, only tasted
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: I had to know the point to which the path was trackedand when the definition would cease to be my own
Description: Dairyland rat poison container, made for the Wisconsin Pharmacal Company in Milwaukee. It was a warfarin-based poison.
Description: Bring back somehow the big HelloProlong the noisiest dayThe clapping hands are stilled too soonAnd much too far away
Description: Always looking at the vacancy in that great sea of peopleAll there ever was was a greeting cardand that one a mirage
Description: A bird-shaped object made of copper.
Description: Something less than the half of everythingis the better, the partner, the woman waitingWhat counselor, over his shoulder, can count the ways
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