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Date: 1900 ca.
Description: View from the heel of a pair of dark brown leather moccasins beaded in yellow, pink, green and white floral and plant designs. The moccasins were created a...
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: The disconnection sways,rings out the moving targets racing with the mind in mathematic soundthat vanish in the distance and then appear againa...
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: Everybody was wonderfulStars kept rising, pink and goldTrailing threads of breathless musicbarely out of reachHand to hand around the n...
Description: A child could count in rounded numbersthe Christmas chance of pudding from the sky
Description: Far outThe last report on peace to reach us herewas neither a promise nor easy Faithbut the hardest of all, the waiting for neveran...
Description: A banjo-ukulele with the words "Oh, I Wish I Were... An Oscar Meyer Wiener..." on the body of the instrument. It was used by Richard Trentlage in the first...
Description: Face up to the oncoming interest duewhen it's blushing right there as a shadowand the fact is a whistle away
Description: The bargain was that the driven wedgewould never be withdrawn
Description: Sunday was the day when, to a stranger,almost nothing happened. But to usit was the best day of all
Description: In the letter was the hope that you were wellFor shorter hoursA newer coatAnd Grace when there was any Grace to tell
Description: Each little world has its private Atlasworking his ethic in longhandtoward the stage set for the point of No Return
Date: 1889 ca.
Description: Seven yarn samples from St. Paul Knitting Works, dated between April 7, 1888 and February 21, 1889, affixed to a page in an Appleton Woolen Mills sample bo...
Description: The fife and drum are not so innocentthe vulture's eye is on the dance
Description: Rockford, Ill.J.H. DenisonEditorial room of the Milwaukee JournalProbably the Black River at Black River FallsChildren taug...
Description: There used to be a quiet. It wasn't deafness, it was rosesBut they don't make it any moreThey think it was a toy
Description: A bird-shaped object made of copper.
Description: You don't have to pay if you can prove that the fun you had was clean
Description: Unkind to speak of the ancestral vocabulary as dream-talk,unkind to wake the dreamer
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