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Fromm Label

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Description: Label from a Fromm Golden Glory Fox fur. The company's insignia is a stylized fox head.

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Scrapbook displaying two photographs. The top is a group portrait of the counselors who worked at Joy Camps in the summer of 1949...

Date: 1961-08-26 

Description: A ticket for the 12th Annual Midwest Shrine Game between the Green Bay Packers and the Chicago Bears. The game, which took place at Milwaukee County Stadiu...

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Blue Album displaying several photographs and name tags for clothing. Includes one of the cabins (exterior view), and some of Sue...

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Booster Tags

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Description: Two two-sided booster tags, one featuring "Brown County Packer Booster" and the other (which is featured on the reverse of the Packer tag, and vice versa)...

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Air Mail Begins

Date: 1927-11-22 

Description: Souvenir envelope mailed by John A. Lester on the flight that inaugurated air mail service between Madison and Minneapolis in 1927. Madison's first incomin...

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Apollo 13 Patch

Date: 1972 ca.

Description: Mission patch design for Apollo 13. This patch was worn by Commander James A. Lovell, Jr., formerly of Milwaukee; John L. Swigert, Jr.; and Fred W Haise,...

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Joy Camps Chevrons and Logo

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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...

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Description: Some towering hand-made genius had fighting words to sell

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Description: A one-sided badge with the words "I'm From Green Bay Wis." printed on it.

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Grand Army of the Republic

Date: 1882-03-19 ca.

Description: Certificate creating Post Number 25, Department of Wisconsin, of the Grand Army of the Republic.

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FDR Campaign Banner

Date: 1932 

Description: Campaign banner in support of Franklin Delano Roosevelt for President. The banner bears Roosevelt's image and the phrases "God Bless America" and "our next...

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Oscar Meyer Banjo-Ukulele

Date:  date unknown

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...

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FDR Campaign Pin

Date: 1936 

Description: Wisconsin campaign pin for Franklin Delano Roosevelt and John Nance Garner's 1936 run. It reads "Roosevelt Garner Club, Wisconsin."

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Ron Kramer Bottle Cap

Date: 1964 

Description: Inside of Coke bottle cap with a head shot of NFL All Star offensive end Ron Kramer, #88.

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Old Abe's Feather

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Description: A feather, likely from Old Abe. It was found among unsorted material in an envelope marked "Old Abe's feather for Helen". There is no information on who...

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Blue Album displaying photograph and object. The outdoor portrait is of Sue Ann Hackett in her first-prize Daniel Boone costume,...

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McCarthy Match Book Cover

Date: 1951 ca.

Description: Match book cover distributed by the Superior Match Company of Chicago. The front cover says, "I like McCarthy and his Methods. I am with Joe McCarthy in...

Date: 1885-07-23 

Description: Mourning Badge with the image of Ulysses S. Grant.

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Sherman, Campaign at Atlanta

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Description: Pen and ink memento of General William T. Sherman's Civil War campaign at Atlanta, Georgia, with pieces of a Union Flag attached.

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