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Historical Object

Composition Doll

Date: 2010-05-04 

Description: A girl doll dating back to 1890-1900. She is painted brown, and wearing a striped coat over a flowered dress.

Historical Object

McCormick Woodcut

Date:  date unknown

Description: Original woodcut created for the letterpress print of McCormick's Harvester and Self Binder. It has three sections and is connected using wood splines. An...

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Description: An unhappy majority
some of whom voted for frivolous reasons
reflected the north/south split

In their nascent paranoia, they preached their virtues...

Historical Object

Pink Baby Shoes

Date: 2010-07-27 

Description: A pair of bright pink, leather baby shoes with pale pink ribbons, made in 1851.

Historical Object

McCormick Electrotype

Date:  date unknown

Description: Electrotype created for the letterpress print of McCormick's Harvester and Self Binder. A woodcut was created first, the electrotype next, then the letterp...

Historical Object

Girl's Cotton Dress

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Ivory check-woven cotton; machine-sewn; slightly dropped waistline; straight, unfitted bodice; knee-length skirt, gathered into waistline; full puffed slee...

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Description: Height is might

The expansionists and the young
want up the elevation

An overview high, and especially away

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Blue Album displaying several scenes from canoe trip. Includes photographs of campers at a campfire with a tent in the background...

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Description: In God we Trust assorted needs

The complex amplitudes and waste
are never balanced, only tasted

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Description: As a sporting proposition of gaiety infused with taxes
no modern culture could survive
without a touch of France

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Description: Dearest Daughter,

The year is flown.

We can't compete and we stand alone

Historical Object

Joy Camps Scenes

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Blue Album displaying several scenes. Includes photographs of a girl near a bridge with rapids, campers canoeing, a lineup of som...

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Blue Album displaying several photographs. Includes one of the cabins (exterior view), Miss Rusty (one of the Joy Camps counselor...

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Description: New land cut out by real imaginary lines
based in older spirit courses
lay and bedrock, flight of birds and pointed feet

Historical Object

FDR Campaign Pin

Date: 1936 

Description: Campaign button for Franklin Delano Roosevelt, with Roosevelt's image at the center and the phrase "Carry on with Roosevelt" around the outer edge.

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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying four photographs. At the top left is a birch bark canoe on a covered stand with paddles on racks. At upper right...

Historical Object

Spiritulalist's Seance Robe

Date:  date unknown

Description: A seance robe worn by Louise Parke during her work as a Spiritualist in Wisconsin.

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Description: 

If you will tell me, then, the things that you have read
I shall not have heard of them
but I will read them for your sake

There is a meetin...

Historical Object

Girl's White Leather Gloves

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...

Historical Object

Joy Camps Group Portraits

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Scrapbook displaying two group portraits. Includes a group portrait of the campers in Sue Ann Hackett's cabin in the summer of 19...

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