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Description: A pair of bright pink, leather baby shoes with pale pink ribbons, made in 1851.
Date: date unknown
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: A girl doll dating back to 1890-1900. She is painted brown, and wearing a striped coat over a flowered dress.
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: Rockford, Ill.J.H. DenisonEditorial room of the Milwaukee JournalProbably the Black River at Black River FallsChildren taug...
Description: Our side of the fence is all dovetail — where theywinked and upset the story-book, that'sover on your sideHuge log attracts a loyal fan clu...
Date: 1881 ca.
Description: Colorful patterned wool fabric in an Appleton Woolen Mills sample book.
Description: A bird-shaped object made of copper.
Description: Although they remembered everything that could not be tolerated,their better natures,surfacing through waves of church-worn care,prevailed over...
Description: Years ago, there was a man-sound from the hills, and a lifetime laterits aged and legendary echo
Description: Interior view of group near the Main Lodge fireplace, with Barbara Ellen Joy seated in a camp chair reading to a group of young campers. Numerous decorativ...
Description: In the letter was the hope that you were wellFor shorter hoursA newer coatAnd Grace when there was any Grace to tell
Description: We were promised, we were toldthat candy came in stripes and boxesBut some was stacked,like lost rewards, the chocolate-coated paradoxes
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: 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: As a sporting proposition of gaiety infused with taxesno modern culture could survivewithout a touch of France
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: 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.
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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