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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: Button bearing a Christmas tree logo and the slogan "No more shopping days 'til peace."

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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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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 three photographs. In each, campers are participating in a historical pageant, on a wooden stage in one photogra...

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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: 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...

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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...

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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 six photographs. The one on the upper left shows three campers sitting in a rowboat along the shoreline sketchin...

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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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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 Sue Ann Hackett Scrapbook displaying title page. The text reads "THE JOY CAMPS." The lettering is hand drawn with red paint, and some of the lett...

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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".

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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, "...

Date: 1819 date unknown

Description: A commemorative handkerchief created by a wood engraving on white cotton fabric. The scene is the Manchester Reform Meeting, in England. A crowd of demonst...

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Langlade Letter Seal

Date: 1801 before

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

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Home Sweet Home Sampler

Date: 1877 

Description: Punch paper "Home Sweet Home" sampler.

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Idleness Sculpture

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Description: Photograph of sculpture of a hand entitled "Idleness," created by Vinnie Ream Hoxie.

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