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Description: Bring back somehow the big Hello
Prolong the noisiest day
The clapping hands are stilled too soon
And much too far away

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Description: Either way, the sides are bridged,
from wine to water, cutting back to wine

Paradoxical appointments, anticipated hour —

No one event can...

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Description: A word without momentum that settled on a note of calm

caught wind

and spun its venom into froth, to cool
a Sunday afternoon in June

Historical Object

Beaded Mocassins

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...

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Description: Face up to the oncoming interest due
when it's blushing right there as a shadow
and the fact is a whistle away

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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...

Historical Object

105 - Camping Trip Scenes

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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying four photographs of campers participating in outdoor camping. Left photograph shows campers cooking over a campf...

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Description: You don't have to pay if you can prove that the fun you had was clean

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Description: Application to admit a child to the Soldiers' Orphans' Home, at Madison, Wisconsin, who had lost their father in the Civil War.

Date: 1968 

Description: Framed assortment of political campaign buttons for Richard Nixon and running mate Spiro Agnew, and Hubert Humphrey and running mate Edmund Muskie. Several...

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Description: The river told them how to make the map
and
Legends later flocked the shore

Historical Object

Aloha Dinner Menu

Date: 1937-05-03 

Description: Menu for an Aloha Dinner on the Japanese passenger ship, M.S. Chichibu Maru, printed on a folding paper and bamboo hand fan, with painted blue irise...

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Description: When we built our house
we couldn't afford it, but we built everything the best
It's our fortune, and I am so very thankful

A rock
An ark...

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Description: Front cover and first page of cocktail menu from the Indian Room, Hotel Monona. The cover features a profile illustration of the head of an American Indian...

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Description: Two political campaign door flyers for John Kerry and running mate John Edwards. The one on the left includes a portrait of John Kerry standing behind a po...

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Description: Two presidential political campaign buttons for George McGovern and Thomas Eagleton. The lower left button is blue and white and reads: "McGovern / Eagleto...

Date: 1972 

Description: Framed assortment of political campaign buttons for Richard Nixon and running mate Spiro Agnew, and George McGovern and running mate Sargent Shriver. The c...

Historical Object

Jim Taylor Bottle Cap

Date: 1964 

Description: Inside of Coke bottle cap with a head shot of Packers full back, #37 Jim Taylor.

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Description: The Winter was a legacy of crusted weights
now melted with the Passing of the Snow
so closed and callous differences can soften
to the hope for co...

Historical Object

Unidentified Man

Date: 1837 before

Description: Aperture-type silhouette cut from ivory colored paper on black ground of unidentified man. Subject faces right (proper left) wearing a tie and ruffled shir...

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