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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,...

Historical Object

Copper Bird Object

Date:  date unknown

Description: A bird-shaped object made of copper.

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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

Joy Camps Hiawatha Pageant

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Blue Album displaying several photographs and a homemade, pageant program. Includes scenes from the Hiawatha Pageant that campers...

Historical Object

Aviation Place Card

Date: 1931 ca.

Description: Art Deco-style place card with an aviation theme used for a women's luncheon at the Madison College Club.

Historical Object

Album Page with Cousins

Date: 1903 ca.

Description: An album page comprises five photographic prints and a watercolor painting of a shooting star (Dodecatheon) flower. The photograph at lower right was taken...

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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying five photographs. Young campers are participating in a number of activities, including tennis, seesawing, boatin...

Historical Object

Wisconsin Thematic Panel 62-69

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Description: The arrangements

Somebody takes care of it:
planning the details, announcements,
transportation,
setting the tone,
fitting all the likel...

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Description: Lightning cleared the air, that we could see
just how deep the rootland lay
Far below the wished for, but not beyond the Will

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Description: Each little world has its private Atlas
working his ethic in longhand
toward the stage set for the point of No Return

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

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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying three outdoor photographs of campers. The left and middle photographs show campers in different tumbling and acr...

Historical Object

Stuart at Bedtime

Date: 1899 

Description: A decorated album page features a photograph of Stuart Fargo at age two years. He is wearing a nightgown and is barefoot. There is a wicker chair on the le...

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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: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Blue Album displaying several scenes from the interior of Cabin I. Includes photographs of girls on bunk beds, storage areas next...

Historical Object

Joy Camps Group Portraits

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Blue Album displaying two group portraits. One is of Cabin I in 1950 and the other is of the camp counselors in 1951. They are po...

Historical Object

Fluoroscope 

Date:  date unknown

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...

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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying five photographs. Young campers are captured in various activities, all near wooded areas. One camper in one pho...

Date: 1853 

Description: Case (opened to show front and back) for daguerreotype made to resemble a bound book. Mother-of-pearl decoration on front in the form of flowers, stems and...

Historical Object

Wisconsin Thematic Panel 70-78

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Description: If everything stopped dead — watches, tickers, hands — on every island something new would bloom
and another age begin

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