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Description: You who were spared I talked with night but lastabout the velvet yearsI remember from the windowThe one that is blown is the one gone wild
Description: His mind wandered without rescueThe man is innocent.and had to be brought home to the cornerand stapled to the ground
Description: Let us be wrong in all our judgmentsAt that fine point We cannot quite believethe steps between the superstitionsThe feathers, the little e...
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: Although they remembered everything that could not be tolerated,their better natures,surfacing through waves of church-worn care,prevailed over...
Date: date unknown
Description: The shoe fitting fluoroscope was a common fixture in shoe stores during the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s. A typical unit, like the machine shown here, consisted...
Description: The keyboard of the first practical typewriter, developed by Christopher Latham Sholes of Milwaukee, Wisconsin and marketed in 1874.
Description: Either way, the sides are bridged,from wine to water, cutting back to wineParadoxical appointments, anticipated hour —No one event can...
Description: Dearest Daughter,The year is flown.We can't compete and we stand alone
Description: A sampler made in Ohio in 1850 with the alphabet in both upper and lower case stitched on it.
Description: I'll show you all the imported gracesand you shall see New Fontainebleau
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...
Description: Unkind to speak of the ancestral vocabulary as dream-talk,unkind to wake the dreamer
Description: Always looking at the vacancy in that great sea of peopleAll there ever was was a greeting cardand that one a mirage
Description: The measure of solitude fades in the ripplesand there are more prizes than there are fish
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...
Date: 1845 after
Description: These girl's gloves are made of off-white kid leather. They are completely hand-stitched in beige thread, top stitched around the fingers and thumb, with t...
Description: Way back in the soft center of hard timesdid not their resistance to change in the sentimentmake some senseWhat could take the place of the...
Description: A child could count in rounded numbersthe Christmas chance of pudding from the sky
Description: Every macho-mind knows exactly whatand where it is — up front, smokinghot, born to circumstance, savagewatchman of the several thousand Rights
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