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Description: Rooms remembered for what they led toWhat they shut out and how they silent sang
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: 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: Everybody was wonderfulStars kept rising, pink and goldTrailing threads of breathless musicbarely out of reachHand to hand around the n...
Description: The keyboard of the first practical typewriter, developed by Christopher Latham Sholes of Milwaukee, Wisconsin and marketed in 1874.
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: His mind wandered without rescueThe man is innocent.and had to be brought home to the cornerand stapled to the ground
Description: That cottage all with melting roses —It was such fun to think ahead of it,to condition all that air with smokesudsand pick the mud out of o...
Description: To some who want to leaveit would be dullBut to us who want to staythe moment is surprising:never laxonly turning out of nowhere lastin...
Description: Unkind to speak of the ancestral vocabulary as dream-talk,unkind to wake the dreamer
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: 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: Well-scrubbed proprieties, in no dangerexcept the possible over-minding of their own mannersor being out-voted by Activists
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...
Description: Front view of a boy's dress made of blue and off-white windowpane check cotton with off-white batiste trim. The dress was made 1900-1910.
Date: 1881 ca.
Description: Colorful patterned wool fabric in an Appleton Woolen Mills sample book.
Description: Old skin is yet alive to whispered lashings,the quick-step dried and gone to the bone.Embrace the wall and face away from troublein the winter...
Description: View of the inside of a top hat made from beaver felt, worn by Green Bay resident Morgan L. Martin. The maker's label reads: "Orel Cook, Rutland, Vt."
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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