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Historical Object

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...

Historical Object

Langlade Letter Seal

Date: 1801 before

Description: A silver letter seal, which belonged to Charles Langlade.

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Description: Patience we learned and requiem
to rest the tense who die
For we forgot the brazen earth
in courtship of the sky

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Pastoral Needlework Scene

Date: 1800 ca.

Description: Needlework scene on silk worked in colored silk thread using running and crewel stitches. The hands and faces of the figures are watercolor on paper. Sce...

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McCormick Agency Sign

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Tin sign used to identify a McCormick Harvesting Machine Company dealership or agency. Includes a portrait of Cyrus McCormick and illustrations of a "harve...

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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying two photographs; there is an empty space where a third photograph was once included. The top photograph shows a...

Historical Object

Paris Exposition Fan

Date: 1878 

Description: A handheld fan made of wood and cloth. This fan depicts the event it was made to commemorate — the 1878 Exposition Universelle held in Paris, France. The f...

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Description: It's a day for celebration, just to be so cheering glad and everyone to know

Historical Object

Indian POW Pouch

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Description: A red, fringed Indian (Native American) pouch with fabric patches that read "U.S. Army" and "POW-MIA".

Historical Object

Cigar Box Ukulele

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Description: A ukulele made of koa wood and a Bull Durham cigar box.

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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying four photographs. Campers are in costume, standing in one photograph and seated in the others. In one photograph...

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Joy Camps Beaver Point Trip

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Blue Album displaying several photographs of a trip to Beaver Point. Includes campers packing a canoe alongside a dock, campers s...

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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying six photographs. The one on the upper left shows three campers sitting in a rowboat along the shoreline sketchin...

Historical Object

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...

Historical Object

Painted Silk Fan

Date: 2010-02-10 

Description: Fan made in 1900-1915 by Duvelleroy, was crafted of Paris silk, mother-of-pearl, paint and sequins. It features an image of lovers looking at a statue of t...

Historical Object

Wisconsin Thematic Panel 7-11

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Description: I had to know the point to which the path was tracked
and when the definition would cease to be my own

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Description: Our side of the fence is all dovetail – where they
winked and upset the story-book, that's
over on your side

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Description: I'll show you all the imported graces
and you shall see New Fontainebleau

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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

Historical Object

Joy Camps Postcards

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Blue Album displaying four Joy Camps postcards of different colors with different scenes depicted on each. Each postcard reads, "...

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